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Have you ever noticed that the first four letters of the phrase “career development” spell “care”? Coincidence? I think not. Because, more than words on a page, care is at the very core of authentic and effective development. Unfortunately, care seems to be a casualty of today’s systematized, organized, Business2Community


Business News

NC offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid
The Associated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size. (more »)

Career Development

Snuffing Out the Most Debilitating Creative Impediment: Fear
Business2Community
Your lip twitches, your palms are cold and balmy. Your stomach muscles are wrenching themselves into a knot. Your voice seizes up and begins to shake almost as bad as your hands. Your mind and body are gripped by fear and anxiety, and the reason could be as mundane as a mouse click. Perhaps you’re about (more »)

Business News

Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages
The Associated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections. "America (more »)

Career Development

The Secrets to Becoming a Respected and Sustained Influencer
Business2Community
It’s widely believed that those who are in sales and marketing need to know how to be persuasive, but what about the rest of us? Does the general public benefit from knowing more about the dynamics of influence and what it takes to be good at being persuasive and to be weary of those influencers (more »)

Business News

US stock market ends slightly lower
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Concerns over weaker global growth appeared to overshadow strong reports about the U.S. economy Tuesday, nudging the stock market to a tiny loss. Crude prices sank 3 percent, pulling down stocks of oil producers. Small-companies, which have fewer ties to (more »)

Career Development

Top 5 Ways to Motivate Your Employees. It’s Easier Than You Think.
Business2Community
Happy workers are productive workers. But how do you motivate a group of employees to work hard and help your business grow? Luckily, motivating your employees doesn’t take a lot of flare or even a lot of resources. In fact, it could require you to just schedule a few minutes on your schedule to say (more »)

Interviewing

Graduates: How To Answer Those Weird And Wonderful Interview Questions
Business2Community
I’m sure you’ll all be aware of the increasing competition between uni leavers to get a graduate job and believe it or not the poor recruiters are having a tough time differentiating you all as well. You may have been to a couple of interviews already or you might be a bit of a newbie to the career (more »)

Job Search Advice

24 Years Of America's Unemployment Rate In 10 Seconds
Huffington Post
The 2009 financial crisis wreaked havoc on American workers. This map gives a sense of just how dramatic its effect was on employment. The map, created by data designer 'Metric Maps' and originally posted to Reddit, uses county-level data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to depict the annual unemployment (more »)

Interviewing

The Rules: How to Be an Ideal Job Candidate and Impress Your Recruiters
Business2Community
As seasoned legal recruiters, we know the interview and job search process can be a long and laborious one. The effort of visiting multiple potential employers, answering the same questions multiple times all while keeping a smile on your face can be tough.Summer is almost over and the busy season (more »)

Job Search Advice

Boost Your Chances of Being Noticed with Resume: How to Do?
Business2Community
Getting a job can be quite a challenge in this day and age. After all, you have to consider the fact that the economy isn’t doing all that great in the current age and that lots of people have been left unemployed, homeless and worse because of the way the world’s economy is continuing to teeter back (more »)

Interviewing

Six Tips For Using Social Media To Land A Job
Business2Community
According to Jobvite, an online recruiting platform that surveyed employer social media use in 2013, 94% of recruiters use or plan to use social media in their recruitment efforts and 78% of recruiters have made a hire through social media. However, many people use social media for personal reasons (more »)

Job Search Advice

Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 298K
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to remain strong. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, (more »)

Personal Finance

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring. Some tax professionals are worried that federal and state insurance marketplaces (more »)

Tech News

Apple To Include Mobile Payments In Next iPhone: Reports
Huffington Post
Apple is partnering with Visa, Mastercard, and American Express to help make the next iPhone into an electronic wallet, Bloomberg reported Sunday. With the new feature, iPhone owners would be able to use their phone to pay for goods at participating retail stores. Apple has long been rumored to covet (more »)

Personal Finance

6 Money-Saving Back-to-School Calculators
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Katie Simon ~ Remember that old Texas Instruments calculator that you used to drag to calculus? The giant one that didn't even fit in your pocket? We do, too, and we don't miss those exam-filled days. But it was still fun to know that you could punch a bunch of complicated numbers into (more »)

Tech News

The Top 10 Tips to Success for a Startup Founder
Business2Community
Becoming a successful startup founder does not have to be just a dream; it can become a reality.There are so many startup founders who began in the same place as you with no help from others, but sometimes a few tips can be more than enough to get you motivated. Even if you have already begun as a (more »)

Personal Finance

3 Financial Advisers Dish: How to Whip Your Budget Into Shape for Fall
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Meghan Rabbitt ~ After a summer spent likely throwing a bit too much financial caution to the wind—all those al fresco dinners out!—chances are your budget may be in need of some TLC. What's that, you say? Autumn is eons away? Well, we're here to tell you that fall is filled with a (more »)

Tech News

iPhone 6 Is Coming: Is Your Media Ready?
Business2Community
The iPhone 6 is com­ing, and the rumors include two new screen sizes and new screen res­o­lu­tions. Are your dig­i­tal assets ready? And what about other new form fac­tors, such as the iWatch, Google Glass, and dig­i­tal bill­boards? Will your images and video dis­play prop­erly on Day 1? How soon (more »)


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