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How To Embrace Failure And Make It Work In Your Favor

We all know failure isn’t the end of the world, but it is not easy to embrace. Without clear thinking, fear of failure and failure itself can undermine our leadership styles, performance, judgment and even our happiness. Here are three tips for embracing fear and failure and getting value from Business2Community


Business News

Consumers fuel steady US economy as rest of world struggles
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness. Companies have been hiring at healthy rates for the past year. Layoffs hover near historic lows. Auto sales (more »)

Career Development

Use Your Time Wisely — You Don’t Have As Much Of It As You Think!
Business2Community
Time is the greatest lever we have to achieve business goals, yet most leaders don’t measure how it’s spent or manage it as scarce capacity. When time is viewed as an infinite resource, it sets up employee engagement challenges and fatigued thinking. This week, give closer attention and (more »)

Business News

How to Write a Persuasive Business Case
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If you require funding for a project, chances are you’ll have to write a business case. Whether it’s from your boss, the board, your bank, or your investors, you will need the go ahead from those whose money you’ll be spending. Any professional, especially those who manage projects, can benefit from (more »)

Career Development

Can the Corporate Brain Drain Be Reversed?
Business2Community
A few weeks ago, a close relative of mine (a Gen Xer) resigned his $130,000 a year job. He is a software architect, a profession in short supply.Why did he resign his job? Here are a few reasons: He felt the company management was dysfunctional; the company was milking an antiquated technology; the (more »)

Business News

US company outlooks worry investors, sending stocks lower
The Associated Press
U.S. stocks slumped Tuesday after some of the market's largest companies reported disappointing earnings, taking investors on a turbulent ride that deepened the losses for the year. The companies that rattled the market included Microsoft, Caterpillar and Procter & Gamble. (more »)

Career Development

How To Stay Active At Work
Business2Community
Sitting Is The New Smoking. If you think about it most white collar jobs require you to sit down at a desk for around 8 hours a day, and that’s not even including overtime hours and commuting. A growing number of evidence suggests that sitting is an independent risk factor for poor health and (more »)

Interviewing

How To Answer “Describe Your First 30 Days In The Role”
Business2Community
There’s no denying that job interviews are a pretty scary process. Even if you’re super-confident and you’ve memorised your CV and the company inside out, just one unexpected question can be enough to knock you off-guard and leave you fumbling around for an answer – so it’s important to walk into the (more »)

Job Search Advice

Should Your Company Go to a College Career Fair?
Business2Community
Every year, colleges across the nation host career fairs on their campuses. And companies big and small have long attended these fairs, looking for fresh, qualified applicants to join their ranks. But are these events still the best way to connect with college students and job seekers? Now that they (more »)

Interviewing

Could This Be The Key To A Successful Personal Brand?
Business2Community
I recall when my sons played high school football, there was one particular parent/coach/player meeting in the school auditorium that stood out. The coaches brought in college football scouts to talk to the players about what they looked for in their recruiting efforts.They talked about watching film, (more »)

Job Search Advice

Unemployment rates fall in 42 US states amid broad hiring
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 42 U.S. states last month, the latest sign that strong hiring is boosting job opportunities nationwide. The Labor Department said Tuesday that rates rose in just four states last month and were unchanged in four others. (more »)

Interviewing

4 Core Question Types to Include In Your Interview Process
Business2Community
Having a general outline of the types of questions to ask a potential employee is a MUST for an effective and organized interview process. Questions that require only a “yes” or “no” answer will do you little to no good, and won’t reveal much information – but how do you know which questions will offer (more »)

Job Search Advice

How To Use Headhunters For Your Job Search
Business2Community
Recruitment agencies and headhunters are third-party HR employees. When companies try but cannot find the right person for a job opening, they go to these agencies and outsource their recruiting efforts to them so these agencies can find that specific candidate. Working with a headhunter can be (more »)

Personal Finance

US pay and benefits rose at slightly faster pace last year
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wages and benefits rose at a slightly healthier rate last year, a sign strong job gains could be forcing companies to pay a bit more for workers. The Labor Department said Friday that the employment cost index, which measures pay and benefits, rose 2.2 (more »)

Tech News

App Of The Month: Evernote
Business2Community
Since mobile is nothing without apps, we’ve decided to add another element to our regular line up of content. Every month we’re going to give a candid, objective review of an app that we like and use regularly. All apps are on the table (even dating). There are a lot of must-have apps out there, and (more »)

Personal Finance

CBO: Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Solid economic growth will help the federal budget deficit shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, according to congressional estimates released Monday. The Congressional Budget Office also projects a 14 percent drop (more »)

Tech News

The Shocking Truth: Why Every Company Is a Technology Company
Business2Community
When I step foot into a company, one of the first questions I ask leadership is, “What does this company do?” Not because I haven’t done my research on the background of the company, but because I want to hear from them what they think they’re in the business of doing. The normal ones say, “We’re an (more »)

Personal Finance

7 Money Links We Love: Did The Recession Ruin Americans’ Retirement Savings?
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Via LearnVest By LearnVest - We’ve scoured the web to bring you our favorite and most useful money-related articles. We read everything, so you don’t have to! Are you "motivated" to succeed and "passionate" about your career? Add “cliché” to that list of descriptors. New research highlights the most (more »)

Tech News

5 Ways Mobile Technology Translates The Traditional Job Post
Business2Community
Traditionally, a company posts a job opening waiting for applicants, most of whom have never heard of the company before and may not even fully understand the position. Regardless, candidates apply, and either they or the employer may eventually learn the other party isn’t what they were expecting. With (more »)


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