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6 Ways You Can Build Skills Without Asking Anyone for Help

At some companies, your boss will actively suggest that you attend conferences or provide opportunities for on-the-job training. But, there are also many jobs that rely on you to develop your skill set. Even if your organization won’t pay for (or doesn’t offer) training, there are several things you The Daily Muse


Business News

US trade deficit jumps to 6-year high of $51.4 billion
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit in March swelled to the highest level in more than six years, propelled by a flood of imports that may have sapped the U.S. economy of any growth in the first quarter. The deficit rose to $51.4 billion, the largest trade gap since (more »)

Career Development

When You Should Make an Executive Decision (and When You Really Shouldn't)
The Daily Muse
Your boss is on vacation and something comes up at the office—an executive decision needs to be made. Do you step in? It’s a situation that plenty of employees will face at some point in their careers. I know almost everyone on my team has had to deal with it before. Depending on the company you work (more »)

Business News

Poor batch of earnings send stocks lower in early trade
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — A weak batch of earnings reports is sending the stock market slightly lower in early trading. Harman International, which makes audio systems for cars, Varian Medical Systems and Celgene all dropped in early trading Thursday after their revenue fell short (more »)

Career Development

5 Tech Skills That Will Help Your Career (No Matter What You Do)
The Daily Muse
Almost every single job out there involves being online in some capacity. That means that, at some point in your career—this year or 30 years from now—you’ll likely have to access the back end of a company site, a blog, or an email marketing service. Did that sentence scare you? Don’t worry, it’s not (more »)

Business News

Winners and losers of the demise of the big Comcast deal
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging. The combined company would have created an Internet and TV behemoth with unprecedented power over what Americans download and watch. It (more »)

Career Development

How to Create the Perfect Work-Life Balance
Business2Community
Here are several ways to use your time wisely at work and at home. From working 40+ hours a week to spending quality time with your family, trying to do it all can seem like a struggle. Stretching yourself too thin can lead to you not doing anything at work or home well. “How can I find a balance (more »)

Interviewing

Job Interview Tips For Mature People
Business2Community
To start with, here are some statistics: Only 28% of workers 55 and older find jobs within one year versus 71% of those aged 25 to 35, reports Career Builder. 63% of workers 55 and older applied for positions at lower levels than their previous jobs. 48% of workers 55 and older found positions (more »)

Job Search Advice

3 Tips for Making Conversation With Really, Really Important People
The Daily Muse
Last month, I had the honor of being named one of Glamour magazine’s Top 10 College Women. The award came with all sorts of perks, including a cash prize, a three-day trip to New York, and recognition in the May 2015 issue. (Shameless plug: Go pick up the magazine!) It was all amazing. But perhaps, (more »)

Interviewing

Phone Screen Questions, How to Get Past this Job Interview
Business2Community
Practice your answers a specific way and you will nail the phone screen To most candidates, phone screens are the great unknowns in the job interview process and most of us consider this the hardest step in the interview process to prepare for. I disagree. I believe the phone interview is the easiest (more »)

Job Search Advice

Where You Should -- And Shouldn't -- Live If You're A Working Mom
Huffington Post
What do Louisiana, Nevada, and Alaska have in common? A pretty grim situation for working mothers. A new report from personal finance social network WalletHub ranks the best and worst states for working moms in 2015. The top five working-mom-friendly states are Vermont, Minnesota, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, (more »)

Interviewing

Recruiting Employees Who Win
Business2Community
In business, the companies that hire the best employees are the companies that win. This concept sounds simple, executing on it is an entirely different story. Despite more efficient job ad targeting and increased usage of social recruiting, hiring “difference makers” is – and always has been – a tall (more »)

Job Search Advice

Resumes And ATS: What Does It Mean For You?
Business2Community
Hiring managers may receive dozens or even hundreds of applications for a single position. This makes going through each one by hand a fairly unrealistic feat. Many companies have turned to ATS or Applicant Tracking Systems to make this process easier. But with more reliance on technology, that means (more »)

Personal Finance

How to Deal with Skyrocketing Health Care Costs
Business2Community
This post is sponsored by Aflac . You’ve probably heard the phrase “It would be cheap at twice the price.” In general, it applies to goods or labor so inexpensive you wouldn’t mind paying double the cost. Unfortunately, it doesn’t apply to health care insurance, which has doubled in cost for U.S. (more »)

Tech News

Googling on mobile devices surpasses PCs in US for 1st time
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers in the U.S. and many other parts of the world. The milestone announced (more »)

Personal Finance

How Much Should I Pay Myself?
Business2Community
The early days of owning a business are exciting. You’re following your dreams and likely excited about all the potential money to be made. But money can be sparse when you’re just getting off the ground, so it’s important you determine the correct amount to pay yourself. Too much and you’re putting (more »)

Tech News

How To Successfully Work With And Manage Millenials
Business2Community
Is the younger, tech-crazed generation giving you a run for your money in the workplace? An interesting benefit of my work as a professional speaker is interacting with sometimes thousands of people every week, across generations. Few topics illustrate generational differences in the workplace as (more »)

Personal Finance

Proof That Most Of Us Don't Understand Overdraft Fees
Huffington Post
Nine out of 10 Americans have a checking account. But many aren't up to speed on what happens if they overdraw their account, according to a new video from the Pew Charitable Trusts. An overdraft occurs when you spend or withdraw more money than you have in your account. You'll be able to complete the (more »)

Tech News

20 Awesome eBay Tools to Make a Seller’s Life a Whole Lot Easier
Business2Community
It’s the largest marketplace on earth and can be a very lucrative way for a business to make money. eBay can be a money pot for marketers who know how to make the most of it and work smarter not harder. Doing all the work can be quite the burden. Fortunately, there’s a smorgasbord of great eBay software (more »)


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