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How A New York Expat Gave Up Corporate To Become An Entrepreneur In The Tropics

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:30:00 -0400

Why a New York City expat gave up her corporate life to start a business in the tropics, and advice she has for those who dream of turning their passions into a career.


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Ask A Career Coach: What's The Best Way To Answer, 'Tell Me About Yourself?'

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:00:00 -0400

You can more or less count on getting the "tell me about yourself" interview question. Your response has the power to set the tone of the meeting. Here's how.


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The Strongest Indicator Of Success And 3 Ways To Develop It

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:00:00 -0400

Emotionally intelligent people likely have a bigger bank account...


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10 Millennials Share Their Best Advice For Work-Life Balance

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:50:00 -0400

10 Millennials share their number one tip for those trying to achieve work-life balance.


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Sorry, You Can't Make A Logical, Data-Driven Decision Without Intuition

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:21:00 -0400

How do you personally - yes, you - adjust for the 175 cognitive biases that tend to push all human beings away from rational decisions? (You better have a good answer.)


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This Simple Hack Allows You To Do More Work In Less Time

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:15:00 -0400

This system has completely changed the way I schedule my day, so I can work less and accomplish more.


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The Evolving Executive: Five Skills All Modern CEOs Should Have

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:00:00 -0400

These five skills are crucial to C-suite success in our fast-changing business landscape.



10 Ways To Prepare For Gen Z In The Workplace

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:46:00 -0400

Whether you’re a business owner, entrepreneur, company executive or even just a middle manager looking to better understand the next wave of employees, here are 10 simple ways you can effectively prepare the next generation for the working world.


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Use These 4 Negotiation Questions To Avoid Conflict In The Trump Era

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:16:00 -0400

Our workplaces and friendships are at peril of political arguments, and handling conflict is increasingly becoming an essential skill. Collaborative negotiation can provide tools that help avoid conflict and solve problems. This post has 4 key negotiating questions that help you pivot to success.


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12 Great Cities For Women In Tech In 201712 Great Cities For Women In Tech In 201712. St. Paul, Minnesota11. Albuquerque, New Mexico10. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania8. Denver, Colorado (tied)8. Detroit, Michigan (tied)7. New York City6. Fremont, California5. New Orleans, Louisiana4. Indianapolis, Indiana3. Baltimore, Maryland2. Kansas City, Missouri1. Washington, D.C.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:16:00 -0400

According to a recent report by SmartAsset.com - a financial tools and information resource - these cities offer great opportunities for women in the technology industry, based on gender pay gap, the percentage of tech jobs held by women, income after housing, and employment growth.

Gender Pay Gap: 86.2%

Income After Housing Costs: $49,202

Tech Jobs Filled By Women: 28%

4-Year Tech Employment Growth: 18%


Gender Pay Gap: 98.6%

Income After Housing Costs: $52,961

Tech Jobs Filled By Women: 28%

4-Year Tech Employment Growth: -1%

Gender Pay Gap: 92%

Income After Housing Costs: $47,622

Tech Jobs Filled By Women: 32.3%

4-Year Tech Employment Growth: 14%

Gender Pay Gap: 94.3%

Income After Housing Costs: $56,680

Tech Jobs Filled By Women: 24.3%

4-Year Tech Employment Growth: 17%

Gender Pay Gap: 104.6%

Income After Housing Costs: $36,693

Tech Jobs Filled By Women: 42.2%

4-Year Tech Employment Growth: 19%

Gender Pay Gap: 90.1%

Income After Housing Costs: $55,837

Tech Jobs Filled By Women: 26.5%

4-Year Tech Employment Growth: 15%

Gender Pay Gap: 84.1%

Income After Housing Costs: $68,180

Tech Jobs Filled By Women: 26.6%

4-Year Tech Employment Growth: 28%

Gender Pay Gap: 99.8%

Income After Housing Costs: $40,355

Tech Jobs Filled By Women: 34.6%

4-Year Tech Employment Growth: 32%

Gender Pay Gap: 102.2%

Income After Housing Costs: $51,393

Tech Jobs Filled By Women: 28.5%

4-Year Tech Employment Growth: 11%

Gender Pay Gap: 88.4%

Income After Housing Costs: $55,364

Tech Jobs Filled By Women: 32.5%

4-Year Tech Employment Growth: 22%

Gender Pay Gap: 103.4%

Income After Housing Costs: $59,[...]


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Microsoft's Acquisition Of LinkedIn Changed The Job Search Industry In Ways We Don't Even Know Yet

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:00:00 -0400

The much-maligned acquisition is actually a game changer. Here's why.



Three Questions To Ask When Hiring A Virtual Assistant

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0400

When interviewing a virtual assistant to take some work off your plate, make sure they have compatible goals and are in it for the long haul.



I Would Never Have Taken This Job If I'd Known About The Hours

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:06:00 -0400

Neil has a new job that he likes, but the hours are killing him. What should Neil do now?


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How To Tell An Employer 'Either Hire Me, Or Get Lost'

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:14:00 -0400

Allen is tired of waiting for his hiring manager Pete to make him a job offer. How can Allen get Pete to fish or cut bait?


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My Coworker Knows I'm Job-Hunting -- And Threatened To Tell Our Boss

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:39:00 -0400

Jordan is nervous because his coworker Phil knows that Jordan is job-hunting, and has threatened to rat him out to their evil boss Eliza. What would you do in Jordan's situation?


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Never Give Up Your Salary Details -- Do This, Instead

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:13:00 -0400

Recruiters and employers will probe for your salary details -- don't give them up! Do this, instead.


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America's Most Reputable Companies In 2017: Amazon Knocked Out Of The Top Spot

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:18:00 -0400

In an annual study of the companies people in the U.S. perceive as the most reputable, online retailer Amazon.com has held the number one position for the past three years. That run came to an end with the announcement of 2017’s results.


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America’s 10 Most Reputable Companies In 2017America's 10 Most Reputable Companies In 201710. Barnes & Noble9. Fruit Of The Loom8. Hershey7. Kimberly-Clark6. Netflix5. Hallmark4. LEGO3. Sony2. Amazon1. Rolex

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:18:00 -0400

According to the most recent report by The Reputation Institute -- a reputation management consulting firm based in Boston that launched in 1997 -- these are the most reputable companies, as perceived by the U.S. public. The companies are arranged in ascending order with their RepTrak Pulse score, based on survey results.

RepTrak Pulse Score: 81.67

RepTrak Pulse Score: 81.75

RepTrak Pulse Score: 81.76

RepTrak Pulse Score: 82.12

RepTrak Pulse Score: 82.23


RepTrak Pulse Score: 82.45


RepTrak Pulse Score: 82.78

RepTrak Pulse Score: 83.17

RepTrak Pulse Score: 83.71

RepTrak Pulse Score: 84.03


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Ann Shoket On Money, Monumental Relationships And Living the 'Big Life'

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:53:00 -0400

In her new book, “The Big Life,” Ann Shoket offers a prescription ‘for becoming the badass babe you were meant to be.’ She shared some of the book's lessons with us and what she's learned in her own big life.


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Smart Moves To Spark Your Career

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:06:00 -0400

In a competition-charged work environment, upward mobility can be frustrating. Even in organizations that pay lip service to meritocracy, waiting for “your turn” is sometimes the norm. There’s a better way to move ahead: Be a "spark" to enrich your contribution and accelerate your advancement.


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Millennials, This Is How To Use Goal Setting To Cultivate Work-Life Balance

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:12:00 -0400

CEO shares his insight for cultivating work-life balance using goal setting methodologies from the corporate world in his personal life.


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The Hard Financial Impact Of Child Care On Millennial Salaries

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:15:00 -0400

Two best-in-class organizations, Aflac and SAS, weigh in below on the formation of their child care policies and why they considered them critical to the success of their businesses.


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The Simple Change That'll Convince People To Respond To Your Cold Emails

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:59:00 -0400

Before you send that "perfect" cold networking email, you might want to take this one extra step to ensure you get a (positive) response.


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Former Intel COO To Lead Data Center Infrastructure At Lenovo

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:27:00 -0400

Kim Stevenson who went from CIO of Intel to COO of the company's Client, IoT and System Architecture Group will become Lenovo's Senior Vice President and General Manager of Data Center Infrastructure at Lenovo starting May 1, 2017.


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Staying Calm When Your Project Plans Are Interrupted

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:00 -0400

When you find yourself in a situation where you get off schedule, for whatever reason, decide to accept yourself for where you are in the moment and then move into action based on the current reality.



Why You Can't Be Both A Leader And An Expert

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:00 -0400

When you become a leader, you need to transition out of your expert mindset and support your team of experts instead.



6 Opportunities When You Can Take A Stand And Be A Leader

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:20:00 -0400

Leaders have the courage to adopt a firm position. These are times when taking a stand can demonstrate your ability to lead.


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