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If at all possible, give your notice in person first.
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All too often candidates view the hiring process as successful only if they land the job.
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Why not make the job search less of a drag by gamifying it?
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If your busy mind is making people feel like you are unapproachable or even rude, I can guarantee it is affecting your success as a manager.
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While the job hunt is not quite as do or die, when you're stuck in a job you hate, it can definitely feel as if "winter has come."
Elon Musk is not your average human being. Zip2, PayPal, Tesla, SpaceX: just a few of the forward-thinking companies he's been behind. He taught himself how to code in three days; earned degrees in bo...
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And maybe, just maybe, when your new friends hear about a job opportunity, they'll think of you.
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There are few scenarios more stressful than feeling like your days of employment are numbered. Whether you're convinced that your performance isn't up to snuff or you know you can't manoeuvre away from an impending round of job cuts, going to work with a sense of impending doom can make just about anyone panic.
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A former colleague holds complete conversations in his head with people with whom he is angry. He rarely speaks directly with the other person. This anger in his mind continues to build because of his frustration, yet he never lets the other person know that he is frustrated and subsequently angry.
Like every person who makes their career a priority, my mother had to make tradeoffs between her personal and professional life. My mum's deep engagement in her career meant that attending every sports match and weeknight dinner was not an option.
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My daughter once said to me, "even if you were not my mom, you would still be my role model." Beyond a doubt, this was the best compliment I could ever receive. Throughout my life, I have been asked many times if I personally have a role model. My answer to this is simple: my mother.
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We tend to mythologize the idea of people pulling themselves up by their bootstraps, becoming successful by the sheer force of their will and talent. Many successful people, however, have had someone to show them the ropes. In the case of George Lucas, this was Francis Ford Coppola.
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When you're interviewing for a job, you need to detail your past work experience, particularly your accomplishments. What did you achieve in the role? How was the company more successful because of your contributions? The trouble is, many of those accomplishments will be as the results of team efforts.
In a buyer's market, job seekers have to be the world's best salespeople. You have to spark an interest, craft your pitch, and prove the worth of your top product: you. If you can't sell yourself as the best and brightest for the job, you'll never close the deal. Not a natural sales person? That's OK.