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How to Ask for the Job Title You Deserve

Your job title isn’t everything — but it does matter. When you’re offered a new role, or have been in the same position for some time, how should you think about what title you deserve? How do you decide whether it’s worth negotiating? If you don’t think you can get a raise, should you even ask for …

6 Administrative Tasks You Can Automate | Inc.com

It's easy to get caught up in the day-to-day of running a business. There are always phone calls to take, meetings to go to and crises to deal with. But if you're always putting out fires, you're never going to get to the heart of what really makes the needle move.<p>According to a survey from The …

Time Management

The best of the UK seaside

Nostalgia, beaches and ice-cream come together in perfect harmony as 12 authors and locals choose their favourite places on the UK coast, with places to stay<p>Broadstairs, Kent<p>Broadstairs must be in my blood. My mum’s family has been going there at least since Edward VII was on the throne. We have an …

Ireland

11 Brilliant Resume Tricks That Worked

A mildly terrifying, but true, reality: A hiring manager spends 15 to 30 seconds, maximum, looking at your resume before deciding whether it belongs …

Employment

Ljubljana, Slovenia: what to see plus the best hotels, bars and restaurants

Slovenia’s – and now Europe’s – green capital is a laid-back charmer of a city. Easily walkable, it boasts striking architecture and a vibrant outdoor eating and drinking culture<p>As capital of one of Europe’s most forested countries, it’s perhaps fitting that Ljubljana is this year’s European Green …

European Travel

Career Experts Make Over These Mediocre LinkedIn Profiles

Your LinkedIn profile needs to do what your resume can’t. These five pointers can make yours more compelling (and human).<p>Meet Sarah Sedo, who according to her LinkedIn profile is a food service manager at The Big Carrot. If you’ve never heard of The Big Carrot and aren’t sure what a food service …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

How to Create Social Media Marketing Videos Without Appearing On Camera

Do you want to market your business with video? Are you unsure about appearing on camera? You can easily create compelling and budget-friendly videos …

Social Media Marketing

Where to Find Six-Figure Salary Jobs

Companies are still being cautious when it comes to hiring. The majority of hiring managers, 73 percent, say they expect no change in hiring plans during the first quarter of this year according to a recent ManpowerGroup survey. While this may be discouraging to some jobseekers, there are still …

Employment

Your Cheat Sheet To Negotiating These Five Perks With Your Next Job Offer

If they aren’t budging on salary, here are five other perks to ask for–and how to ask for them.<p>So you finally landed that big job offer. Congratulations! But don’t break open the bubbly just yet. It’s time to gear up for the tricky negotiation phase that often takes place before the deal is …

LinkedIn Changes: What Marketers Need to Know

Do you have the new LinkedIn experience? Wondering what’s changed? LinkedIn has made it easier to find new contacts, interact with connections, and …

Infographics

10 Powerful Ways You Can Be a Successful Leader | Inc.com

These are times that call for great leaders--people who are confident and courageous, certain in their leadership--to show us the way.<p>It's not easy, but if we can learn to follow their example we too can separate ourselves from the pack.<p>Here are 10 powerful ways to become a successful leader:<p>1. …

Self-improvement

A Single Tip That Will Make 2017 Your Best Year of Work, Ever | Inc.com

It's a new year, and that means a fresh start.<p>Want a simple tip that will help you make this year your best year of work, ever?<p>Use every morning to focus on your Most Important Task (MIT).<p>Your MIT isn't your easiest task, or the one you'll enjoy the most. It's not even the task that's most pressing.<p>…

Time Management

The 60 best holidays in Italy for 2017

Italy summer booking guide<p><b>Planning a holiday to Italy in 2017? Read our guide to the best regions, including expert advice on where to go in Tuscany, Umbria, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria, Abruzzo, the Amalfi coast, Sardinia, the Italian Lakes, and Piedmont, plus our pick of the 60 best holidays. By</b> …

5 Tips for Promoting Your Business on LinkedIn

Want more business? Then you need LinkedIn. It may not be as huge as Facebook, or as hip as Snapchat, but LinkedIn is the social network where …

Strategic Communication: How to Develop Strategic Messaging and Positioning

Read my latest: <b>THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: The Ultimate Thought Leadership: How To Write an Industry ‘How-to’ Book: Process, Tips, Hacks, and Resources</b><p><b>The</b> …

Product Management

What Bringing Big Data Analytics Into Healthcare Means For Patients

Big data can be thought of as the digital collection of an exponentially large amount of data for the purpose of later analysis to discover trends, …

Neuromarketing - What, Why & More

This guest column is authored by Manoj P A, Business Partner at Vintage Denim Factory<p>Neuromarketing has emerged today because of some amazing new …

Career Personality & Aptitude Test Online (Free and Paid)

Career Personality and Aptitude Test Online (Free and Paid)<p>People are increasingly defining themselves by their line of work, and the first question …

Need a repeat prescription on the NHS? This app removes the pain

Sai Lakshmi and Stephen Bourke, like millions of others in the UK, both take repeat prescriptions. To stop people from forgetting to re-order and …

17 questions you should always ask yourself before accepting a new job

But as Ryan Kahn, a career coach, founder of The Hired Group, and author of "Hired! The Guide for the Recent Grad," points out, by accepting the very first opportunity that presents itself, you may be leaving others — perhaps better ones — behind.<p>"Many candidates jump in feet first largely out of …

Employment

How are the World’s Most Successful Brands Using the Psychology of Color in their Branding

If you’ve ever heard me speak at a conference or read my marketing articles, you know I’m all about the unicorns! I’m usually talking about unicorns …

Neuro-education and neuro-rehabilitation

In the last decade, important discoveries have been made in cognitive neuroscience regarding brain plasticity and learning such as the mirror neurons …

Crafting An Event

The organised events industry is set to grow to Rs 5,779 crore by 2016-17, says a report on the events and activation industry by EY released in …

Event Planning

7 Free Tech Tools to Make Your Early Stage Startup Organized

Starting your own business can take a lot of effort, time, dedication and investment, but believe it or not, building it from scratch is indeed an intricate task. It takes time for entrepreneurs to notice and respond to any new product or service and most of the times it takes even longer for a …

How to Create a Social Media Branding Strategy From Scratch

One of the major reasons that people buy products from a business is because they trust their name. If you’ve established credibility, then people …

Marketing

How collaboration tools are revolutionising remote working

From chat apps to the cloud, Matthew Jenkin unpicks how SMEs are using collaboration tools to meet the needs of flexible working.<p>Cloud-based technology and changes to the rights of employees to request flexible working have liberated staff members from exhausting commutes, and made the 9-5 office …

Remote Working

20 top tools for freelancers

Freelancing looks idyllic from the outside. Working with the best clients, choosing fun projects, determining your own hours and working from home or …

Web Design

Social Management Tools for Start-ups - Guest Blog & Infographic

I’ve had a flurry of guest blog submissions recently and it gives me great pleasure to host another one on the blog this week.<p>Highly regarded on the …