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8 Traits You’ll Find in Every Fearless Job Hunter

Via LearnVest By Jane Bianchi ~ Why is it that some people just seem to effortlessly climb the career ladder? You know these folks we speak of: They always know how to dazzle during an interview, and they have a knack for nabbing that prime position before its even posted.Whats their secret? According LearnVest

Business News

Business Meets Mindfulness at enso/InsightLA Program
Huffington Post
Here's a case study you won't find at Wharton or the Harvard Business School. Sid, the wealthy CEO of a highly profitable multi-national corporation, notices that even his best employees have trouble focusing for extended periods of time. Needing to devise a plan to maximize productivity, he heads (more »)
America, the Land of Opportunity and Heavy Taxes [Infographic]
Business2Community
Is the U.S. becoming the great land of opportunity to pay taxes? Taxes are often the biggest bill a small business has to pay. Many of our representatives dont even have a clue about whats going on with the tax code. U.S. Representative from Ohios 2nd District, Rob Portman, says, The income tax code (more »)
TDK: Built to Record Every Lifestyle
Huffington Post
I recently sat down to chat with TDK Corp executive director, Toshihide ("Toshi") Hokari about the evolution of this blast from the past company. TDK Corp started in Japan as TDK Electronics in 1935 as a manufacturer of cassette tapes and later videotapes, CD-R's, and an extensive collection of recording (more »)

Career Development

How Good Do You Want to Be?
Huffington Post
I recently picked up a copy of Paul Arden's 2003 book, It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be . I've heard of this book and seen quotes from it here and there but I've never read it or rather, experienced it, until now. Arden, who died in 2008, was a renowned advertising genius who (more »)
Are You A Trustworthy Employee? Skills to Highlight to Show Dependability
Business2Community
In todays job market, employers certainly have their pick of candidatesbut that does not mean they will take anyone who sends in an application. Even with all the right skills and experience, companies want to hire individuals who exude confidence; as an employer, it is the only way to know you can (more »)
Five Tips Friday: Allocating Time
Business2Community
There has been a rash of articles lately about how people are taking pride in how busy they are. Take this article from Slate, for example, that states youre not as busy as you say you are. Even if you really are as busy as you say you are, there are probably ways to spend and allocate your time a (more »)

Interviewing

What to do if a Job Title Takes Explaining on a Resume
Business2Community
(AKA Should I Change My Title to Something More Common in the Job Market?) Job titles vary from company to company. It all depends on the nature of the business and the people in charge. Some companies get very creative while others stick to the industry norm. However, when it comes to writing a (more »)
The Hiring Guru: Robert Duggan Billionaire
Huffington Post
I have always said my Ten Truths of Hiring (from The Naked Interview: Hiring Without Regret book) were just that, Ten Truths, not the only truths. I am certain they are a proven, stable foundation to a sane, productive hiring system -- but there are so often new elements I learn from really successful (more »)
The Profile of an Ideal Job Seeker
Business2Community
One of my career coaching clients recently asked me what the profile of an ideal job-seeker is. Career building and job-seeking consulting has been my profession for over thirteen years and after a career in advertising and retained executive recruiting. But in all that time, I had not thought about (more »)

Job Search Advice

Keeping Your Job: The Best Defense Is a Good Offense
Huffington Post
Don't assume that your job is safe. In the 21st century, every job is temporary (even CEO). The reality is that layoffs can happen anywhere and any time. Even highly profitable companies like Google have had layoffs. So it's best to be prepared, particularly if your employer feels a little shaky or (more »)
The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself
Huffington Post
When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address on March 4, 1933, he was advising an anxious nation that fear itself was the enemy. A feeling of despair was settling across America, causing a run on banks, a precipitous rise in unemployment, and a sharp drop in consumer spending. (more »)
Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring improves for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery. The Labor Department says unemployment rates dropped in 21 states, rose in 17 and (more »)

Personal Finance

Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults. Nonetheless, Obama's announcement Thursday that 8 million (more »)
Why Images of Women Keep Growing in Financial Ads
Huffington Post
NOTE: THIS FIRST APPEARED ON THE HBR BLOG 4/17/14: Financial services firms want to reach more women; so I conclude from data presented by Pamela Grossman of Getty Images at SXSW this year. According to data collected by Getty, financial firms are buying 20 percent more stock photos of women today (more »)
How the Connected Car Will Impact the Insurance and Market Research Industries
Business2Community
Last month, Apple launched its in-vehicle infotainment product CarPlay. With iOS integration officially coming to the car industry, the race to market for the best holistic connected car technology is well and truly underway. Google confirmed its Android in-car push by announcing the Open Automotive (more »)

Tech News

Facebook’s “Nearby Friends” Is More About Discovering Friends Than New People, Gets Its Location Sharing Right Though
Business2Community
In 2012 serendipitous discovery of people via apps was labelled as the next big thing in the Valley. You were expected to open your phone and up pops a list of potential new best friends. You walk to them, say hello and buy a drink to let the conversations happen. That cool it was and it was supposed (more »)
LinkedIn Surpasses 300 Million Users Worldwide
Business2Community
LinkedIn has solidified itself as the go-to social network for business professionals, and today announced its surpassed 300 million users worldwide. This is up from 250 million announced at the end of October 2013, but the company is far from reaching its goal. Tweaked from The Social Network, we (more »)
What Not To Do On Facebook Once You Friend Your Boss
Huffington Post
So, you've made the unfortunate decision of friending your boss on Facebook. First things first, check out your Facebook history and make sure you don't have any embarrassing photos or statuses. All clear? Now, make sure you do none of the following. Talk about creeping on your co-workers Keep it in (more »)


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