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6 Ways To Make A Lasting Impression

Dale Carnegie devotes a major part of "How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age" to discussing exactly how you can impress people.<p>Here are some highlights:<p><b>1. Take interest in others' interests</b><p>We are so busy today that it's difficult to make the time to get to know other people. …


30 Smart Answers To Tough Interview Questions

This could make the typical job interview "the most harrowing forty-five minutes of your life," writes Vicky Oliver in her book "301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions<p>But you can be prepared ahead of time. We've compiled some of the toughest interview questions from Oliver's book — and how …


HR Entrepreneur Found The Perfect Co-Founder Through OkCupid

The 2012 Parsons School of Design Graduate was looking for someone with both technical chops and a psychology background to complement her own design and business background.<p>She spent some four months searching in the usual ways: networking, going to Meetups, and reaching out on various …


9 Sources Of Inspiration For Highly Successful People

LinkedIn recently published a series featuring a wide range of things that can provide inspiration.<p>In the series titled "What Inspires Me," LinkedIn Influencers shared what keeps them working, from a harsh rejection they received at the beginning of their career to the hard-working people they see …


15 Business Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs To Know

The rules are slightly different from standard social settings, yet business schools rarely discuss professional etiquette topics.<p>In her new book "The Essentials Of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter writes about the specific skills professionals need to understand when presenting themselves in a …


How To Negotiate Your Salary Without Turning Off Employers

On a popular Reddit thread, user Plyhcky4, an executive recruiter, says the most important thing you need to do before a salary negotiation is determine your minimum and target numbers.<p>"Having those two numbers clear in your head (even if they change along the way) are super important," Plyhcky4 …


How To Become A Morning Person

One common trait of successful people is that they get up really early. Apple CEO Tim Cook is up and about at 5 am, Virgin founder Richard Branson wakes up with the sunrise.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Twitter</b>

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Here's What An Interviewer Really Means When They Ask 'What Is Your Greatest Weakness?'

Samuel Mann/FlickrIn interviews, some questions are strategically placed to either make or break a job candidate.<p>Brainteaser questions are meant to see if you can think on your feet. Situational questions are supposed to reveal your problem-solving abilities.<p>To adequately provide answers, you need …


16 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Advice On Ideas, Failure, And Balance

The most successful people know a thing or two about how difficult it is to get to where they are. They know how to bring amazing ideas to life, face difficulties, overcome failures, and how important it is to trust along the way.<p>Below is an infographic compiling advice from the most driven …