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When preparing for a job interview, you’ll no doubt be preparing answers to questions directly related to your career like “Why do you want to work here?” and “Why are you thinking of leaving your job?”, but it’s also worth putting together an answer for questions about you as a person, and this includes Business2Community


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Buffett says US economy continues growing at moderate rate
The Associated Press
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says the U.S. economy continues to improve steadily, and he doesn't think investors should be disappointed with 2 percent growth each year. Buffett appeared on CNBC Monday after releasing his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway (more »)

Career Development

Social Tips from Ben Franklin and Other Maxim Masters
Business2Community
Long before the invention of Facebook and Match.com, our ancestors grappled with how to improve their social lives, forge beneficial connections, and strengthen their reputations. Centuries later, not all that much has changed. For example, how many of us feel the need to escape from social Siberia? (more »)

Business News

Preparing for a Family Business Transition
Business2Community
One of the most important factors of a successful family business transition is planning and executing the “hand-off” to the next generation. It is essential for the next generation to fully understand all aspects of the business, including day-to-day operations, company finances, long-term business (more »)

Career Development

5 Reasons Why Darth Vader Made A Great Leader
Business2Community
Is the Force with you as you’re leading your team or company? Maybe you look up to modern leaders like Warren Buffet, Angela Merkel, the Dalai Lama or even Bono for examples on how to inspire teams, energize followers, and achieve great success. But lessons on leadership can be found in less obvious (more »)

Business News

Rebuilding After A Breach
Business2Community
In 2014, the Identity Theft Resource Center reported that more than 85 million confidential files were compromised in data breaches. That’s 85 million customers, employees and patients who were failed by organizations they entrusted with their personal information. Those who are exposed must contact (more »)

Career Development

Stop Wasting Time: Tips to Raise Productivity and Reduce Procrastination
Business2Community
It’s been said that “knowledge is power.” However, an argument can be made that it’s more accurate to say, “applied knowledge is power.” Let’s be honest, you might know what you’re talking about, but if you’re inefficient or procrastinating doing your job, you’ll be in the unemployment line. Ergo the (more »)

Interviewing

Answering Tips for “Are You Willing to Relocate?” Question
Business2Community
“Are you willing to relocate?” question can be a deal-breaker for your interview. Have you ever thought of what to answer to this question? If you directly answer no, do you know if you can still get the job or do you really need to make a major life change in order to get the job you want? Read (more »)

Job Search Advice

Applications for US jobless aid rise to 313,000
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications was still consistent with steady hiring. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications rose 31,000 to a seasonally adjusted 313,000, the most in six weeks. (more »)

Interviewing

What Characteristics To Look For In Remote Employees (Part 1)
Business2Community
Hiring employees for remote work can be challenging. While the same channels of networking and recruiting are used to find these employees, the interviewing and training process can be radically different. The interview needs to be especially thorough, as this will be a rare face-to-face meeting, (more »)

Job Search Advice

7 Ways to Innovate and Prove You’re Worthy
Business2Community
The terrible truth of work is that almost anyone can do anything. I don’t want to make you paranoid, but open up the UCLA Extension course catalog, a MOOC or watch a few “how-to” YouTube videos, and you get my drift. Education and skills are the easiest things to acquire.Leaving out advanced neurosurgery, (more »)

Interviewing

8 Successful Bosses Share Their Favorite Curveball Interview Questions
Huffington Post
When Oprah interviews a potential hire, she knows exactly how to find out if the candidate is a perfect fit, not just for the job but for the company as a whole. Her secret? Asking out-of-the-box questions that reveal the personality behind the resume. And she's not the only business leader to employ (more »)

Job Search Advice

10 Industries Where the Wage Gap Is the Worst
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Shana Lebowitz - News about the wage gap between men and women is hardly consistent. One day we hear that the chasm is narrowing as more young adults enter the workforce. Then the next we find out that the U.S. has one of the biggest wage gaps among all developed nations. To make things (more »)

Personal Finance

Retirement Money Talk 2.0: Getting on the Same Financial Page as a Couple
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Cathie Ericson - Liz and Dan Carroll, of Portland, Ore., first began discussing their dream retirement plans in 1997, when they were seven years into their marriage. At the time they were feeling financially stretched: They had two kids and were building a large home when Dan lost his (more »)

Tech News

The Rise of Mobile and Its Impact on Human Relationships
Business2Community
Everyone’s been there. A wistful older person, often in the presence of those in a much younger age bracket, begins to rant on the unfortunate prevalence of technology in today’s world. The story that begins with “back in my day” usually ends with this person lamenting the fact that technology has destroyed (more »)

Personal Finance

Tax Season Conundrum: Should You Enroll in an IRA Just to Nab a ‘Bonus’?
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Emma Miller - ’Tis the season for taxes. And now, financial services companies are also hoping it's the season for IRA openings. That's because, as that April 15 deadline approaches, it's also people's last chance to make IRA contributions that qualify for deductions on 2014 tax returns. And (more »)

Tech News

Airbnb Gained A Very Powerful Friend In Warren Buffett
Huffington Post
Warren Buffett is a fan of Airbnb. The billionaire business magnate, who serves as chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, endorsed the room-sharing startup in a Saturday morning letter to shareholders. The so-called Oracle of Omaha suggested the 7-year-old service, which allows users to (more »)

Personal Finance

Survey Says: One-Third of Americans Headed for Financial Disaster
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Anna Williams - Here at LearnVest, we're all for celebrating financial progress. So, on the one hand, we're happy to hear that 58% of Americans currently have more savings socked away than they owe in credit card debt—a big improvement over last year's 51%, according to a new Bankrate.com (more »)

Tech News

The Apple Approach: What Is a Full Stack Startup?
Business2Community
Is the deck stacked against your startup business or for it? Depends on how you decide to arrange the cards. The Full-Stack Approach Thanks to Chris Dixon of BuzzFeed, we have yet another business neologism — the “full stack startup approach.” The objective of this approach is to completely control (more »)


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