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4 Reasons You're Qualified for the Job

A client of mine recently discovered an exciting position and immediately said to me, “I want to apply for this.” We worked together to polish up her resume, pull together a cover letter, and come up with a set of strong responses to frequently asked interview questions. But as we moved The Daily Muse


Business News

Anonymous Former CBO Head Slags $15 Minimum Wage As A Job Killer
Huffington Post
Over at The Hill, Mike Lillis has the story on how the proposed $15 minimum wage is dividing Democrats, in a piece auspiciously titled, "$15 minimum wage divides Democrats." The article describes how the hike to $15 is being pushed hard by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), (more »)

Career Development

3 Secrets to Making Your Mark After a Big Promotion (or, Well, Anytime)
The Daily Muse
So, your hard work has finally paid off and you’ve been promoted! Not only that, you’ve already successfully negotiated the terms and celebrated your victory. Your success is well-deserved, but unfortunately the hard work does not stop when your title changes (buzzkill, I know). If you listen carefully (more »)

Business News

How Uber And The On-Demand Economy Are Changing The Way We Live
Huffington Post
Now that the Uberization of everything is breaking into mainstream politics, it's time to talk about what on-demand apps such as Uber or Pager will mean for transport, health care or other aspects of modern life and work. MIT research professor Andrew McAfee is the co-author of The Second Machine Age (more »)

Career Development

How to Set Ambitious Career Goals You Can Realistically Accomplish
The Daily Muse
It wasn’t working for my client, Miranda. She’d gotten the degree and was doing well in her role at a Big Four accounting firm—but something was missing. Sure, she could keep going, receive generous compensation, and continue to advance. But deep down inside, no fireworks were going off; she couldn’t (more »)

Business News

US retail sales fall in June as consumers stay cautious
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans cut back their spending at stores and restaurants last month, a sign that they remain cautious despite robust job growth in the past year. Retail sales fell 0.3 percent in June, the Commerce Department said Tuesday, the weakest showing since February's (more »)

Career Development

6 Ways to Stop Being Taken for Granted at Work
The Daily Muse
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average length of time a Millennial stays in a job is about half the national average of the typical tenure. But what if you don’t move on? What if you really like your company? That’s awesome (and rare!). However, as you’ve probably noticed, staying (more »)

Interviewing

Is Behavioral Interviewing Still Effective?
Business2Community
Behavioral interviews were once regarded as the most effective way for conducting an interview that filtered through candidates who were—and who were not—qualified for a job. With the preponderance of online coaching tools and videos now available for those seeking employment (teaching them to parrot (more »)

Job Search Advice

How To Tackle New Job Nerves
Business2Community
First day nerves whenever you start a new job are completely understandable – it’s a new environment, new people, unfamiliar routines. It’s a lot of change to take in in one go. But these jitters can sometimes have a negative effect on the way you approach your first day which can mean you won’t come (more »)

Interviewing

How to Stay Cool and Collected When Your Interviewer Is Being a Jerk
The Daily Muse
It’s exciting to get a job interview, but it can also be nerve-racking: hours of preparation, trying to appear calm and confident when your knees are knocking, remembering a plethora of names and titles, answering tough questions, and remembering to follow up appropriately once the torture is over. Can (more »)

Job Search Advice

Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 267,000
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, though the increase was from a very low level and the figures still point to a healthy job market. Applications for jobless aid rose 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 267,000, the Labor Department said (more »)

Interviewing

How to Make a Killer First Impression Before You Even Open Your Mouth
The Daily Muse
“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” We’re all familiar with that adage, and the reason it withstands the test of time is because, for better or worse, it’s accurate. While you may look like a rock star on paper or on the internet, those first face-to-face moments can make or (more »)

Job Search Advice

Vlogging Tips And Techniques For Internet Fame
Business2Community
So you want to quit your day job and become an Internet millionaire? While it is not as easy as it sounds, it is possible. One of the fastest ways to success is through vlogging. Today, I am going to show you how to become a famous Vlogger with seven easy steps. 1. Take action It may seem easy, but (more »)

Personal Finance

Top 10 U.S. Cities To Retire If You Still Want To Work
Huffington Post
Whether it's out of necessity or desire, working at least part-time during retirement is becoming popular for many seniors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2010, more than 16 percent of people over 65 were in the workforce, up from just over 12 percent in 1990.   It can be hard enough (more »)

Tech News

7 Coolest Fashion Startups You Should Know About
Business2Community
As the global textile and fashion market is reaching $3000 trillion worth, entrepreneurs from all over the world are working hard to building their fashion startups and bring their innovative and stylish products to the market. Just like those ethical and sustainable fashion companies we recommended (more »)

Personal Finance

How To Make Money On Instagram
Huffington Post
Sometimes, being constantly glued to your phone can pay off. Marketing on Instagram offers social media enthusiasts the opportunity to land a side job where they get paid to post pretty pictures and acquire free stuff. Instagram "influencers," as the industry calls them, team up with businesses to promote (more »)

Tech News

Technology shares lead a slump in US stocks; Apple sinks
The Associated Press
U.S. stocks moved lower in morning trading Wednesday, weighed down by disappointing quarterly results from several big technology companies including Apple and Microsoft. A report indicating U.S. home sales surged last month helped lift homebuilder stocks. KEEPING SCORE: (more »)

Personal Finance

Obama's Ed Chief: Graduation Rates Matter More Than Student Debt
Huffington Post
The Treasury Department, Federal Reserve and other federal financial regulators are all worried that the rise in student debt risks slowing economic growth. Bankers worry it'll lead to a decline in other types of lending. Some policymakers are concerned it will hurt home sales, cause a decline in new (more »)

Tech News

'Unicorns' May Be Rare, But Here’s What’s Really Unusual In Tech
Huffington Post
Sadly, this counts for progress in the male-dominated tech startup world: Of the 84 so-called “unicorn” U.S. companies -- startups valued at $1 billion or more -- two have women CEOs, according to a new analysis published in TechCrunch over the weekend. The two newcomers are Adi Tadarko, the chief executive (more »)


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