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Are Your Co-Workers Driving You to Quit?

It's not just your boss who can drive you nuts. A host of factors can make co-workers unbearable.<p>Since we spend most of our time at work, it makes sense that we develop friendships with our colleagues. While these relationships might make you look forward to going into the office every day, friends …

The Workplace

3 Lessons You Will Probably Have to Learn the Hard Way Before You Succeed

You can have12 mentors and read a thousand books but there is rarely a painless path to success.<p>Ask any leading entrepreneur about the secrets to their success and you'll more than likely find that it's often the valuable lessons that come through hardships, trials and challenges that best serve …

Entrepreneurship

The 1 Company Culture Rule 99% Of People Are Afraid To Follow, But Should

Company culture is created by following this 1 simple rule.<p>I believe we are experiencing a massive shift in how companies think about company culture.<p>Go back a few years, and it was all about novelties to draw top talent: big screen televisions, open work spaces, Ping-pong tables and baristas on …

Leadership

Employees treasure this the most when it comes to job satisfaction

Compensation data and software company PayScale released new data on employee engagement, showing that “appreciation” is the thing employees value …

Employee Engagement

These 4 mind tricks will help you kill it at job interviews

Job interviews are a stressful situation where the stakes are high for you to deliver and impress. When you’re on edge in these make-or-break …

Employment

15 proven practices that will lead to better relationships

You’ve probably heard the adage that an organization’s greatest assets are its people. I’d like to take that one step further and share that, in my …

Leadership

Always Ask 1 Simple Question at the End of Your Job Interview

Don't forget the reason you are interviewing--and ask the most pertinent question of all.<p>Literally, I have advised 100s of college students about job interviews. Teaching at a small college means I wear many hats, and this aspect of guiding students as they embark on internships and first jobs is …

Employment

5 Harsh Realities of Work-Life Balance at an Early Stage Startup

1. The struggle is real<p>Many startups aim to accomplish lofty goals with minimal resources and a limited workforce, particularly in their early days. …

The Workplace

8 Bad Habits from College That Have No Place in the Real World

Whether you’re just starting out your first full-time job or in the middle of an internship, making a good impression is vital. If you are looking …

Time Management

What to Do When You're Stuck in a Toxic Work Environment

Keep it light<p><i>Positivity! Via</i> <i>Giphy</i> <i>.</i><p>Work can be tough, especially when you’re walking into an environment that feels negative or draining. You have …

The Workplace

Here's exactly how to ask for help finding a new job

• <b>Networking is a necessary part of the job search process.</b>• <b><br>The best people to email are those that know your skill-set — like former coworkers.</b>• <b><br>Reaching out to professionals in your desired industry can also lead to potential job listings.</b>• <b><br>It's important not to come across as annoying or rude when</b> …

Employment

90 Percent of Hiring Managers Surveyed Say This Interview Skill Makes Job Candidates Irresistible

Glassdoor recently surveyed 750 hiring decision makers to find out what they thought were the critical skills a job candidate should have.<p>Do a Google search on "interviewing skills" and you'll get 526,000 results on anything from dress and hygiene, body language, story-telling, and questions to ask …

Employment

8 Actions You Can Take to Be Happier at Work Without Changing Jobs

Tidying up your perspective and habits goes a long way toward preventing the stresses that plague modern life.<p>Regardless where you choose to work there will always be ups and downs. Sometimes the unfortunate happens, and that's okay. The important thing to note is what makes you happy and how you …

Self-improvement

What One Wharton Professor Says About the Secret to Meaningful Work (And How to Find It)

Don't let others accomplishments determine your definition of a successful career.<p>"What do you have -- a job, a career, or a calling?" This was the question my colleagues and I were asked when Wharton professor Richard Shell stopped by Welltower (where I work) to talk about the keys to finding …

Happiness

Your interviewers do talk about you after you leave the room — here are the most common things they say

• <b>Once a candidate leaves, interviewers discuss whether or not to move forward.</b>• <b><br>The most common things they say reflect your interviewing skills.</b>• <b><br>Some of these include "I have concerns about his/her interpersonal skills," or "Very wordy!"</b><p>Wouldn't it be great if you could hear what your job interviewers …

Employment

Why You Can't Rely On Your Company To Advance Your Career

There was a time, decades ago, when your company managed your career for you. Things were more static then. The company made plans for how you would advance in your career, and they provided what you needed to get there. Today, with tenure waning, global competition increasing, and work structures …

Careers

How to crush it on LinkedIn...even after a career break

With more than 500 million members, 6.5 million job postings and now, even its own online classes (LinkedIn Learning), LinkedIn is a prolific resource for job seekers. LinkedIn offers a great way to network, keep current on industry news, showcase your accomplishments, publish and share articles …

Personal Branding

Best Answers for Interview Questions About Failure

One common type of interview question that makes many job applicants nervous is any question about failure. One of the toughest interview questions …

Employment

The time of day you apply for jobs could be the reason you're not getting interviews

• <b>The time of day you apply for a job can have a big impact on whether your resume is read.</b>• <b><br>Applications received after 4 p.m. are the least likely to result in an interview.</b>• <b><br>The best time of day to send in an application is between 6 and 10 a.m.</b><p>If you've ever changed jobs before, you know that …

Employment

Dealing With Rejection After a Job Interview: Now What?

Via Giphy<p>Failure is only failure if you don’t learn from it. Face it: not getting the job is sometimes a blessing rather than a curse. While it’s …

Employment

7 Interviewing Techniques Confident People Use to Land a Startup Job

#1 - Confident people find out the details<p><i>After celebrating, of course. Via Giphy.</i><p>Prep, prep, prep. The first reason confident people shine come …

Employment

If Your Resume Isn't 6-Second Worthy, Studies Reveal Recruiters Will Toss It

Nobody actually reads a resume anymore. Here's why...<p>You spent days working on your resume. Even worse, you spent hundreds (sometimes thousands) of dollars on having someone else write it for you. And yet, no matter how many jobs you apply to online, you can't get an interview.<p><b>It turns out,</b> …

Employment

8 Gaming Startups Hiring for Non-Technical Roles in 2017

That’s right-- whether you studied English, Chemistry, or Economics, there’s a startup hiring for people like you. We’ve compiled some of the best …

Game Development

5 Reasons You Should Be Using LinkedIn As More Than Just An Online Resource

As the largest social media channel for employees and businesses interested in networking, LinkedIn has more than 467 million users, with two new members joining every second and a goal of reaching 3 billion working professionals, according to the site. LinkedIn is now available in 24 languages …

Networking

Four Secrets Of People Who Have Achieved Enviable Work-Life Balance

There are certain personalities types, which, if they allow themselves, can be completely swallowed up by their work. Driven by insecurity, competition or even the much-maligned “passion,” these types often struggle to identify where they end and their work begins. And then there are others who …

The Workplace

5 Tips to Land a Job in a City You Don't Live in (Yet)

If you’re applying for jobs in another city, sending a prospective employer a standard application online might not cut it! It’s pretty common for …

Employment

Liar liar pants on fire: 5 ways to spot bulls**t in the workplace

Things were so easy when you were little. If a friend strayed too far from the truth, it wasn’t long before one or more kids would call them out in a …

Employment

8 ways you're sabotaging your reputation at work

Most professionals care what their colleagues and the higher-ups think of them.<p>That's because how people perceive you and your work is often the determining factor in whether or not you get a promotion, raise or access to leadership opportunities.<p>Unfortunately, there are a lot of elements that go …

Careers

How to Turn a Stranger Into a Professional Connection

Developing a professional crush is perfectly normal during the time you’ll spend finding a job. You’ve got the right idea: around 85% of all jobs are …

Networking