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6 Most Basic Job Search Tips

The irony of job search advice: There’s so much available that you don’t have to spend more than four seconds Googling about before you land on some nugget of wisdom or another. Yet, at the same time, there’s so much available (some of which completely contradicts other advice you’ll The Daily Muse


Business News

How Uber And The On-Demand Economy Are Changing The Way We Live
Huffington Post
Now that the Uberization of everything is breaking into mainstream politics, it's time to talk about what on-demand apps such as Uber or Pager will mean for transport, health care or other aspects of modern life and work. MIT research professor Andrew McAfee is the co-author of The Second Machine Age (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 »)

Business News

US retail sales fall in June as consumers stay cautious
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans cut back their spending at stores and restaurants last month, a sign that they remain cautious despite robust job growth in the past year. Retail sales fell 0.3 percent in June, the Commerce Department said Tuesday, the weakest showing since February's (more »)

Career Development

How to Set Ambitious Career Goals You Can Realistically Accomplish
The Daily Muse
It wasn’t working for my client, Miranda. She’d gotten the degree and was doing well in her role at a Big Four accounting firm—but something was missing. Sure, she could keep going, receive generous compensation, and continue to advance. But deep down inside, no fireworks were going off; she couldn’t (more »)

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

6 Ways to Stop Being Taken for Granted at Work
The Daily Muse
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average length of time a Millennial stays in a job is about half the national average of the typical tenure. But what if you don’t move on? What if you really like your company? That’s awesome (and rare!). However, as you’ve probably noticed, staying (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

Vlogging Tips And Techniques For Internet Fame
Business2Community
So you want to quit your day job and become an Internet millionaire? While it is not as easy as it sounds, it is possible. One of the fastest ways to success is through vlogging. Today, I am going to show you how to become a famous Vlogger with seven easy steps. 1. Take action It may seem easy, but (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

Thirteen Ways To Write A Really Terrible Resume
Business2Community
While helping more than 150 marketing executives improve their resumes, I learned how to write a terrible resume. Paraphrasing Abraham Lincoln, I’ve seen some of the following in every resume and all of the following in some. My Prioritized List Of What Makes A Terrible Resume The following is in (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

What Your Job Search IQ Says About Your Chances of Getting a New Job
The Daily Muse
This is the month you’re going to land your dream job! (Well, that’s the goal, anyway.) Do you wish you could just pull a Magic 8 Ball out of storage, shake it up, and find out what your chances are? The good news is, we’re here to give you a peek into your future. And the better news is that none of (more »)

Personal Finance

Obama's Ed Chief: Graduation Rates Matter More Than Student Debt
Huffington Post
The Treasury Department, Federal Reserve and other federal financial regulators are all worried that the rise in student debt risks slowing economic growth. Bankers worry it'll lead to a decline in other types of lending. Some policymakers are concerned it will hurt home sales, cause a decline in new (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

How To Pick A Financial Advisor That You Actually Trust
Business2Community
It’s usually not a good idea to take your entire life savings to Las Vegas and bet it all on one hand—but picking the wrong financial advisor to manage your money could be doing just that. Selecting the right advisor isn’t a step that should be taken lightly. Just as you wouldn’t want to gamble away (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 »)

Personal Finance

Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Doris Ranzman had followed the expert advice, planning ahead in case she wound up unable to care for herself one day. But when a nursing-home bill tops $14,000 a month, the best-laid plans get tossed aside. Even with insurance and her Social Security check, (more »)

Tech News

'Unicorns' May Be Rare, But Here’s What’s Really Unusual In Tech
Huffington Post
Sadly, this counts for progress in the male-dominated tech startup world: Of the 84 so-called “unicorn” U.S. companies -- startups valued at $1 billion or more -- two have women CEOs, according to a new analysis published in TechCrunch over the weekend. The two newcomers are Adi Tadarko, the chief executive (more »)


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