Why Emotionally Intelligent Minds Embrace the Rule of ‘Writing in Reverse’

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By Justin Bariso – INC. “You can’t be serious.” My team leader had just sent a text message, looking for an update on a task he had delegated: I was supposed to set up a team-building activity for our team’s monthly meeting. The only problem was it had been a super busy month, and I… read more

More and More Professionals Are Using Their Career Expertise to Launch Entrepreneurial Ventures

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By Cohin Kakar – Entrepreneur The American education system is set up to teach and train individuals to become experts and key thought leaders in the specific fields that they choose. Given the rising costs of education, rarely can students choose more than one area to specialize in. If and when the day arrives that… read more

11 Things That Should Never Be on Your Resume After 10 Years in the Field

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By Caroline Biggs – Apartment Therapy A well-written resume should actually do more than just layout your work history. “A resume should clearly articulate why you are the perfect fit for a position,” says certified professional resume writer and online profile expert Alana Henry of The Writique. “It should be targeted to the role and the industry,… read more

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Résumé Stand Out Online

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By Ashley Abramson – Apartment Therapy Elle Woods’ pink, scented paper in “Legally Blonde” is a great illustration of personalizing a résumé, but convincing a hiring manager you’re the right person for the job will take a bit more strategy than a spritz of fragrance. For one thing, your potential future boss will also want… read more

8 Sneaky Questions the Recruiter Will Ask You to Figure Out Your Age

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By Kaitlyn McInnis – Ladders Sure, recruiters can’t outright ask your age—but it’s human nature to be curious about the personal details of those you’re getting to know. As such, you might want to prepare answers for sneaky questions that recruiters or hiring managers might try to slip into the conversation. Below, we’ve rounded up some… read more

Humans Could Live up to 150 Years, New Research Suggests

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By Emily Willingham – Scientific American The chorus of the theme song for the movie Fame, performed by actress Irene Cara, includes the line “I’m gonna live forever.” Cara was, of course, singing about the posthumous longevity that fame can confer. But a literal expression of this hubris resonates in some corners of the world—especially in the… read more

These Are The 8 Habits That Every Great Leader Must Develop

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By Jeff Haden – Entrepreneur Every once in a while, even though the room is full of experienced and successful people, you meet a leader who stands out. You can know in an instant that they act, think, and guide differently than any other leader. But those individuals did not become great leaders overnight. Although some… read more

5 Mistakes Job Seekers Make With Phone Screen Interviews

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By Monica Torres – Huffpost A phone screen is the first step of the interview process, at which point a recruiter or a human resources professional calls a job candidate to gauge their interest and weed out candidates who wouldn’t be a good fit. “They are trying to determine if you hold those minimum qualifications,… read more