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The Psychological Reason You Can’t Spot Your Own Typos

October 31, 2014

drake-baerDrake Baer presents the case.


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11 Interview Questions Hiring Managers Ask to Test Personality

October 31, 2014

business-insider-logoAccording to Jacquelyn Smith, "Employers today aren’t necessarily only looking for candidates with the right set of technical skills and years of experience under their belt. They want to hire those who also have something unique to offer — like a great personality or strong set of soft skills."


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The Answer to a Person’s Career Questions May Already Be in Their Hands

October 31, 2014

Lea-McLeod"When I was first introduced to the idea of journaling as a way of resolving career issues, I was dubious," says Lea McLeod. "I mean, aren’t journal entries just a recap of what happened that day; a throwback to the diaries I kept as a girl—the ones with the little lock on the cover?"

"However, I’ve since been converted. I now use journaling as a powerful tool that helps me get clarity, identify new ideas, and release issues that are holding me back."

Author bio – "Lea McLeod coaches people in their jobs when the going gets tough. Bad bosses. Challenging co-workers. Self-sabotage that keeps you working too long. She’s the founder of the Job Success Lab and author of the The Resume Coloring Book."


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7 Tips for Running a Meeting That People Might Actually Enjoy

October 30, 2014

andrew-stanton"In 1994, John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton (photo, left), and two other Pixar executives had a lunch meeting where they hatched the ideas for "Monsters Inc.," "A Bug's Life," "Wall-E," and "Finding Nemo." That one meeting changed film history forever," reports Jacquelyn Smith.

"But, not all meetings are that productive."


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10 Tips for the Perfect LinkedIn Profile

October 30, 2014

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Speaking Up: Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

October 30, 2014

snippet-what-are-we-so-afraid-ofTake a look at this infographic produced by TopManagementCareers.com.


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10 Job Interview Questions Interviewees Shouldn’t Answer

October 29, 2014

heather-huhman-3"To avoid becoming a victim of discrimination during a job interview, here are 10 interview questions you don't have to answer: . . ."


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Doing Research on the Go with Mobile Devices

October 29, 2014

snippet-monumental-shift-in-the-way-people-are-communicating-bovee-thill"Learn how to do research on mobile devices. Topics include mobile surveys, collecting and sharing, note-taking, sketching, document scanning, real-time thoughts and impressions, and audio, photo, and video . . ."


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11 Tips for Calming Nerves Before a Big Presentation

October 29, 2014

Darlene_Price"As soon as she made eye contact with the audience, all of the nervous tics disappeared — not because a wave of calm came over her, but rather because she fainted."  

"Three decades later, Price is a communications coach, author, and the president of Well Said, Inc., an award-winning company that teaches professionals how to speak with confidence, clarity, and credibility. And, she jokes, she 'can finally stay vertical during a speech.'"


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7 Psychology Tricks to Influence People and Get Exactly What You Want

October 28, 2014

snippet-psychological-tricks"At work and at home, we want what we want. The question is, how do we get it?"


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