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Growth, evolution, changes. Technology may be a wonderful thing, but it has negative elements—especially if you’re in transition and looking for a job. Why? Perhaps you don’t know how to conduct a contemporary job search. Well, that may not be true, and don’t blame yourself. The re sume Two decades Business2Community


Business News

Why C Students Make the Best Entrepreneurs
Business2Community
Let me make one thing clear from the get-go: When I write about C students, I’m writing from personal experience. Throughout high school and university I was squarely a B-/C+ earner. I never doubted that I’d conclude my academic experience with the piece of paper that I needed—which was, after all, (more »)

Career Development

"When Will You Get a Real Job?"—Plus 4 More Things People Ask When You Work From Home
The Daily Muse
I wouldn’t trade my work-from-home lifestyle for anything (not even a date with Chris Pratt)! But, finding my stride in this relatively new career format took time, and I still get many questions about how it all “works.” Am I my own boss? Do I feel tempted to watch TV? What do I do with all my “free (more »)

Business News

Aetna turns in better-than-expected 2Q, hikes forecast again
The Associated Press
Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a roughly $35 billion acquisition. Aetna said Thursday that it gained members in both its Medicare (more »)

Career Development

5 Tips For Influencing Others In The Workplace
Business2Community
As Kenneth Blanchard has said, the key to successful leadership is influence, not authority. This is especially true in the absence of clear authority, which is often the case within a matrix structure or a team that crosses organizational boundaries. So how can you convince others to buy into your (more »)

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 »)

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 Know if You Should Take a Good Job or Hold Out for Your Dream Job
The Daily Muse
As someone who just came out of a multi-month job search, I completely feel for anyone who is going through the same process. There’s no way around it: Finding a new job is really hard. In addition to going through the agony of searching and interviewing, you eventually have to decide when you’re going (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

5 Small Things That Make Recruiters Leave Your LinkedIn Profile (and Never Come Back)
The Daily Muse
LinkedIn can make or break your chances of getting an interview—you probably already know this. But just like with your resume, what you leave off your profile is just as important as what you keep on it. When it comes to the latter, we’ve given you plenty of tips regarding what should be there—from (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

How To Conduct An Out-Of-State Job Search
Business2Community
Are you plotting a move to a new city or state—perhaps going along with your spouse or significant other, who has just landed an amazing new gig that requires relocation? If so, you may need to find a new job for yourself—but conducting an out-of-state job search brings its own set of questions and (more »)

Personal Finance

Thinking Of Moving? Here Are Some Cities You May Want To Avoid
Huffington Post
If you're looking for the right place to settle down, the possibilities can be dizzying. The good news is that the personal finance site WalletHub released a study on Monday ranking the United States' largest cities in order of attractiveness. To help you cut down your list further, The Huffington Post (more »)

Tech News

Three Powers Customers Have Now That They Never Had Before
Business2Community
Customers are more empowered than ever before, presenting your business with significant challenges but which, when handled correctly with multi-channel software, could also be huge opportunities. Technology and the internet have strengthened the customer’s hand when it comes to shopping. Here are (more »)

Personal Finance

Lawsuit accuses CVS of overcharging for generic drugs
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — CVS Health Corp. deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco. The suit says those inflated (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

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

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 »)


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