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Business News

From Cubicle To Incorporated: The Six Benefits Of Forming An S-Corporation
Business2Community
Deciding to leave your 9 to 5 cubicle job to open up your own small business is an extremely big decision to make, but that initial decision is only the beginning of the journey. Once you decide to become an entrepreneur, you will have an unending abundance of choices to make on a daily basis: where (more »)

Career Development

Are You Your Career's Worst Enemy? (Hint: Maybe)
The Daily Muse
People tend to be quite talented at explaining away, ignoring, or, frankly, being completely oblivious of their shortcomings. Sigmund Freud and his daughter, Anna, identified a whole list of ways humans do this, which they called defense mechanisms. You may be familiar with some of these mechanisms, (more »)

Business News

Business forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy
The Associated Press
A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth. The March report from the National Association for Business Economics forecasts more hiring, a lower unemployment rate, a lower inflation rate (more »)

Career Development

How to Talk Yourself in to a Great Day at Work
The Daily Muse
When a beloved childhood friend gets cast in the role of a lifetime—starring in the touring production of a smash hit Broadway show—and she says, “Want to come see the show when we pass through your area?” The answer is obviously, “Hell yes.” I trekked out to the (more »)

Business News

US economic growth may be mild, but it's also really durable
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy's tepid performance last quarter — a 2.2 percent annual growth rate — was typical of the economic rebound that began in the summer of 2009. Yet the sluggish pace of the recovery has a silver lining: This growth spurt has proved to be one of the most (more »)

Career Development

Check Out These #HowIQuit Tweets From Jimmy Fallon
Huffington Post
Disgruntled workers, this one is for you. In honor of Zayn Malik quitting One Direction, Jimmy Fallon made this week's "Hashtag" #HowIQuit. From the response, it's clear some people really know how to stick it to the man on their way out of a job. Fallon was a little under the weather in the segment, (more »)

Interviewing

How to Salvage a Bad Interview
Business2Community
With job interviews, even countless hours of preparation can lead to some iffy moments when the interview takes place. It’s impossible to fully prepare for interview unless you hold a crystal ball that predicts the future. There will often be questions or statements said that can catch one off guard, (more »)

Job Search Advice

How To Stay Organized In Your Job Search
Business2Community
A job search can sometimes feel like a full time job in itself – the applications, interviews, presentations, CVs, cover letters…need I go on? Because of this, it can be easy to become overwhelmed by it all, but it’s vital that you stay on top of all of your applications to avoid missing out on key (more »)

Interviewing

How To Answer “What Have You Learned From Your Past Jobs?”
Business2Community
At Bubble, we like to spend a lot of time writing up advice and tips for you when it comes to answering common interview questions, as well as some that you might not expect to be asked. The “What have you learned from your past jobs?” question certainly falls into the latter category, but it is one (more »)

Job Search Advice

3 Ways to Survive Being Rejected for a Job, Courtesy of Mad Men
The Daily Muse
In nearly eight years on the air, Mad Men has taught lots of lessons about professional behavior, most of them as cautionary tales (interoffice affairs, unrepentant alcoholism, all the things that make for so-bad-it’s-good TV). That’s why, when I was being a superfan and poring over everything being (more »)

Interviewing

Hiring Talent: The Try It, Before You Buy It Strategy
Business2Community
Finding and landing a job is a lot like dating – and it should be that way since finding a job and a mate are equally impactful life decisions, neither should be taken lightly. As a potential job candidate during my earliest career days when I went through multiple interviews and jobs, I always saw (more »)

Job Search Advice

Three Huge Ideas to Build Your Networking Momentum
Business2Community
When I think about any high point in my professional career, I can attribute the win to networking momentum. I’ve put a lot of stock, time, and energy into these wins. However, I feel like nowadays people think networking is a quick fix. In fact, when I Googled networking I came across articles like: (more »)

Personal Finance

Late audits halt trading in Morgan Stanley-backed stocks
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two major companies in a prominent $1.4 billion Asia investment fund managed by New York banking giant Morgan Stanley unexpectedly told securities regulators they will not file their financial statements on time and froze trading in their stocks, actions generally considered (more »)

Tech News

Amazon.com offering to help get jobs done around the house
The Associated Press
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon.com is introducing a referral service to help people to get projects and chores done around their homes. The recommendation system, called Amazon Home Services, marks the e-commerce company's latest attempt to expand its empire beyond online shopping. (more »)

Personal Finance

Americans’ Favorite Credit Cards Are …
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Shana Lebowitz - Americans love their plastic. And for good reason: If used responsibly, it can help you boost your credit score or even travel the world at a serious discount. But there seem to be certain brands of plastic that consumers love more than others—a new survey by personal (more »)

Tech News

Facebook Aims to Outcompete Google, Pinterest as the Leading Shoppable Search Engine
Business2Community
Facebook made two huge announcements this week, both solidifying the company’s position to become an ecommerce leader in the coming years. First, Facebook acquired The Find, a shopping-focused search engine with a loyal group of followers. The site, however, was shut down on Wednesday following the (more »)

Personal Finance

29 Smart Ways to Make Money on the Side in 2015
Business2Community
So you’re ready to start earning more this year? Whether you want to be more aggressive about paying off student loans, dig yourself out of credit card debt, or save toward a down payment or vacation, making extra money on the side is a smart strategy for working toward your goals. While you could simply (more »)

Tech News

Airbnb becomes sponsor of 2016 Olympics in Rio
The Associated Press
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Online home share startup Airbnb has signed a deal to become the official "alternative accommodations" sponsor of the 2016 Olympics. Official Olympic websites will feature a link to Airbnb's site and encourage spectators coming to Rio de Janeiro for (more »)


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