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5 Reasons You're Knocked Out in the First Round of Interviews (and How to Stop)

You thought the interview went OK. Maybe it could’ve gone better, but certainly you didn’t totally bomb it, right? So why hasn’t anyone called to set up the next interview or extend an offer? What went wrong? Why is this not progressing? Why? What now? Uggghh. Been there? It’s The Daily Muse


Business News

Incomes rise for bottom 99 pct.; US inequality still worsens
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Solid job growth is finally boosting paychecks for the rest of us. Incomes for the bottom 99 percent of American families rose 3.3 percent last year to $47,213, the biggest annual gain in the past 15 years, according to data compiled by economist Emmanuel (more »)

Career Development

The Hard-To-Ignore And Compelling Case For Flexible Work
Business2Community
Sixty-nine percent of Millennials believe office attendance is unnecessary on a regular basis. And 79 percent of Millennials would rather be mobile than static while working. While Millennials expect a level of flexibility at work; technology, globalization, and the cloud have made flexible working (more »)

Business News

How To Stuff Your Pocket With A Million Dollars
Business2Community
I began with absolutely nothing and have actually been blessed with being a gifted writer, given the resources, had the support from family and business associates. One of the few reasons I will not give up in pursuit in my dreams is simply I am “Relentless,” in a good way. I’ve come up with what I (more »)

Career Development

13 Ways to Show Your Boss You're Ready for the Big Promotion
The Daily Muse
If you’ve been at the same job for some time, it’s all too easy to just assume that a promotion will come along every year, like a bonus for time served. But you have to do more than log hours to make it to the next level. More responsibility means actively showing (and sometimes telling) your boss (more »)

Business News

Top American Workplace Trends of 2015 (Infographic)
Business2Community
Working from home is no longer an American dream, as the workplace continues to transition to the digital world. In fact, 84% of Americans work remotely from home more than once a month, according to a new infographic by Workspot – and on a weekly basis, nearly one out of four Americans telecommute. With (more »)

Career Development

How To Handle A Bad Boss: 7 Strategies For ‘Managing Up’
Business2Community
If you’ve got a lousy boss right now you have my sympathy. Truly. It can really siphon the enjoyment from what might otherwise be a rewarding role, leave you feeling undervalued, and wondering whether you should begin searching for something new. But before you start planning an exit strategy, it would (more »)

Interviewing

How To Botch An Interview: 6 Job Interview Mistakes You Can’t Afford To Make
Business2Community
Interviewing for a new job is a stressful process. How do you convince a total stranger that you’rea competent, qualified adult? Well, start by making sure that you are, in fact, a competent and qualified adult, and then study these six job interview mistakes so that you can avoid them during your (more »)

Job Search Advice

5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Negotiate When Relocating for a Job
The Daily Muse
Moving is a pain. Even if you’re doing it for the job of your dreams. You’ll have to get new a driver’s license, switch off the old utilities, switch on the new, sleuth a new doctor, find a new place, sell or sublet your current one—oh, and deal with the physical acts of actually packing, moving, and (more »)

Interviewing

You’re Making Quality Hires… Find Out Who They Are
Business2Community
Tim Sackett, SPHR, recently wrote an interesting blog post about ‘highly selective’ employers. Many employers take pride in their rate of hiring compared to their volume of applications. Yet citing research from Time Magazine about selective universities, Sackett questioned whether quantity of applications (more »)

Job Search Advice

How to Stop Procrastinating and (Finally) Start Looking for a Job
The Daily Muse
You know it’s time to move on. You don’t feel challenged in your current position, you dread coming to work every day, you’re ready for more responsibility, and you’ve read a thousand “Should You Quit Your Job?” articles—and the answer is always a resounding “yes.” And yet, you stay. Sure, you’d love (more »)

Interviewing

The Interview Focus Is On Future, Not Past
Business2Community
Until about 1990, the conventional thinking was that if you did your job satisfactorily, you would keep it for many years to come. Several of my friends were AT&T employees in those days, and many of them had had seniority for one or two decades. So it seemed like they had it made and that the (more »)

Job Search Advice

The Labor Shortage Myth
Business2Community
Crisis or confusion: is there really a shortage of skilled talent? Some business leaders, attempting to rationalize the difficulty to fill languishing job openings, have placed the blame on a supposed deficit of available talent with relevant skills — particularly those versed in science, technology, (more »)

Personal Finance

10 Online Tools Show What Your Retirement Will REALLY Look Like
Huffington Post
Retirement calculators have totally come of age. Even though most are still sponsored by financial planning and investment sites, many of the calculators nowadays can be downright informative, amusing and sometimes depressing ways to while away the work day. Here are 10 of our favorite calculators to (more »)

Tech News

This $50 Alarm Could Give Millions Of People More Warning Ahead Of Earthquakes
Huffington Post
When an earthquake strikes, survival is often a question of a matter of seconds, and yet in-home earthquake alarms are prohibitively expensive. Currently, Japan is the country that has the most comprehensive nationwide system that warns its citizens when a tremor is heading their way. But a Mexico City-based (more »)

Personal Finance

The 5 Most Common Personal Finance Mistakes
Business2Community
No matter how financially savvy we might be, we are all going to make mistakes when it comes to our personal finances. It could be something as simple as forgetting the due date on a credit card or something as major as coming out on the losing end of a stock trade. Here are some of the most common (more »)

Tech News

Technology Tools To Help You Be More Productive
Business2Community
In our fast-paced work environments, we all tend to look for quicker shortcuts to get our work done while still producing results. Whether it’s using software, online tools or tech gadgets to help maintain your sanity and keep you productive, we all want to get better at our work.When it comes down (more »)

Personal Finance

Private Student Loans Are Trapping Co-Signers, CFPB Finds
Huffington Post
Nine-in-ten borrowers who applied for co-signer release on their private student loans were rejected, a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report released Thursday found. Examining 3,100 private student loan complaints received between October 2014 up to March, and another 1,100 debt collection (more »)

Tech News

In Tech: Microsoft Office, Foursquare mayors, Amazon Echo
The Associated Press
Android phone owners can now use an updated version of Microsoft's Office tools for writing, spreadsheets and slideshows. The new Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps are designed to provide more functions on small touchscreens. Microsoft released them for Android phones this (more »)


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