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Interview Questions That Don’t Target Your Skills Or Experience

There are common interview questions that you can prepare answers for in advance, such as those which delve into your strengths and weaknesses; and then there are questions which...

Quote of the Day: Steve Jobs

If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.- Steve JobsIt may appear that the accomplishments of others happen overnight, but the reality is that...

Quote of the Day: Henry David Thoreau

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. - Henry David Thoreau Success in your career is something to be proud and as Thoreau notes, it usually comes...

Post-Interview Etiquette: To write or not to write

Congratulations, you had the interview and you feel it went well. What to do now? Rachel Premack puzzles out how and how often to get in touch with your potential employer after...

Quote of the Day: Mark Twain

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. - Mark Twain It's easy to procrastinate. We'll often do so with other useful tasks or by planning more than necessary. However, as...

Quote of the Day: Tom Brady

Proper sleep has helped me get to where I am today as an athlete, and it is something that I continue to rely on every day. - Tom Brady To boost your performance at work, take...

Quote of the Day: Steve Jobs

And it comes from saying no to 1,000 things to make sure we don't get on the wrong track or try to do too much. [...] it's only by saying no that you can concentrate on the...

Love your work? Tell your Interviewer!

According to a new study in Science Direct, if you love your work you should tell your interviewer. Monica Torres discusses the finding of this study in a recent article and...

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Quote of the Day: Steve Jobs

If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.- Steve JobsIt may appear that the accomplishments of others happen overnight, but the reality is that success normally takes a lot of hard work and determination.  -Today's quote brought to you by...

Quote of the Day: Henry David Thoreau

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. - Henry David Thoreau Success in your career is something to be proud and as Thoreau notes, it usually comes when you are committed to your work. It follows then that success is less a goal and more...

Post-Interview Etiquette: To write or not to write

Congratulations, you had the interview and you feel it went well. What to do now? Rachel Premack puzzles out how and how often to get in touch with your potential employer after the interview in her recent Ladders article.  Premack observes that “Not sending a thank...

Quote of the Day: Mark Twain

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. - Mark Twain It's easy to procrastinate. We'll often do so with other useful tasks or by planning more than necessary. However, as Mark Twain observes, the secret to getting ahead is to actually start. This does not mean...

Quote of the Day: Tom Brady

Proper sleep has helped me get to where I am today as an athlete, and it is something that I continue to rely on every day. - Tom Brady To boost your performance at work, take the time make sure you get a good night's rest.  Whatever your job, being able to...

Quote of the Day: Steve Jobs

And it comes from saying no to 1,000 things to make sure we don't get on the wrong track or try to do too much. [...] it's only by saying no that you can concentrate on the things that are really important. - Steve Jobs It's easy to get sidetracked and derailed from...

Love your work? Tell your Interviewer!

According to a new study in Science Direct, if you love your work you should tell your interviewer. Monica Torres discusses the finding of this study in a recent article and observes that, “job seekers underestimate the effect of talking about this internal motivator...

Quote of the Day: Albert Einstein

Failure is success in progress. - Albert Einstein Failure is not ideal but if you are working toward a problem which is not easily solved than it may be 'success in progress,' as Einstein would say. Keep trying and don't give up. - Today's quote brought to you by...

Quote of the Day: Andrew Carnegie

There is little success where there is little laughter. - Andrew Carnegie There are times at work where you need to be serious, but it's also important to be at ease and let your self laugh.  Teams work more effectively together and can achieve greater success when...

Overcoming doubt and belief in yourself

It’s normal to have doubts about our abilities to accomplish tasks. If you are not a numbers person and asked to compile financial reports then such doubts may even have merit. However, we are all capable of more than we do, and our capacities outstrip what we’ve...

Quote of the Day: John D. Rockefeller

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one's aim. - John D. Rockefeller It's important to set goals in your personal and professional life.  Once you have decided where to aim, it's important to keep to have...

Nix the Clutter and keep your Work Space professional

How you keep your work station reflects on you. The impressions made by a messy desk may not accurately show your organizational skills and professional commitment, but they leave an image nonetheless. In Kristine Solomon’s recent article, “12 things on your work desk...

Quote of the Day: Steve Jobs

That's been one of my mantras - focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.. - Steve Jobs Don't...

Quote of the Day: Theodore Roosevelt

Believe you can and you're halfway there. - Theodore Roosevelt We are all capable of more than we expect. If believing that you can gets you halfway there, then taking steps with that belief held firm will get you the rest of the way. This is true in in both our...

Body Language on your Interview

What does your body language say when you are at your interview? In her recent article, Tanya Kertsman looks at what your body language says about you at your interview and identifies things to avoid doing. She observes that the wrong body language can give the...

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation. - Michael Jordan Not every situation you find yourself in at work will be a position one, but to the extent possible, try to turn that negative situation upside-down. Perhaps there is something you can learn...

Elastic Thinking in the Workplace

In today’s workplace and more so than at any other time, employees need to be flexible in their approach. The ability to see problems from different viewpoints and change from traditional methods of thinking to more effective ones is key to succeeding in business...

Quote of the Day: Abraham Lincoln

Whatever you are, be a good one. - Abraham Lincoln If you have accepted a position, then be good at it and commit yourself to doing it to the best of your abilities. This is of course easier if it is your dream job, but if the role is a stepping stone then make sure...

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