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What Really Motivates You At Work?

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:45:00 -0400

So if money, rank and prestige aren’t the right tools to motivate today’s workforce, what works?

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College Degrees With the Highest (And Lowest) Starting Salaries In 2017

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:17:00 -0400

Ever wonder which college degree can get you the best salary the minute they hand you the diploma? The answer lies within the realms of engineering and technology.

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The 27 Most Beautiful Beaches In The World

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:46:00 -0400

Here, 20 top photographers and Instagrammers share their picks for the most spectacular beaches in the world.

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Is Your Workplace Healthy, Or Toxic? Here's How To Tell

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:34:00 -0400

Alex is wondering whether Alex's workplace is healthy or toxic. Most working people wonder the same thing from time to time. Here's a quiz to help you decide!

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5 Entrepreneurs Share Advice For Working From Home

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:21:00 -0400

Five work from home entrepreneurs share their greatest advice for achieving work-life balance when their personal and professional lives take place under the same roof.

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Four 'Smart' Career Moves That Actually Hurt You

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:04:00 -0400

What looks like a smart career move on the surface can turn out to be a trap when you consider it more closely. Here are four of those so-called smart moves that actually hurt you more than they help.

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Ten Things Never, Ever To Reveal When You're Job-Hunting

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:31:00 -0400

Gloria told her recruiter something personal that she now realizes she should have kept quiet about! Here are ten things never to disclose during your job search.

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3 Ways To Turn A Rejection Into An Offer

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:00:00 -0400

It's not over until it's over.

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Every Question You've Ever Had About Soft Skills (But Didn't Want To Ask)

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:56:00 -0400

It’s tempting to see soft skills as freebies to fool those pesky robots scanning for keywords, but they actually carry far more weight than that.

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Boomers Are Retiring Rapidly: Are Successors Prepared?

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:00:00 -0400

As we look at the baby boomer retirement rate and evaluate the bench strength of those who will fill their roles soon, we are faced with evaluating who is ready and what the gaps are to ensure long-term organizational success.

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Why Your Own Self-Awareness And Regulation Aren't Enough

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:00:00 -0400

As a leader, it's important to create an impact through better communication.

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Surviving Retirement When You're A Workaholic

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:57:00 -0400

This Guardian Life retirement expert offers five ways for a workaholic to ease the transition into retirement and enjoy the next chapter of life.

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Rainforest Entrepreneur Thrives Across Two Vastly Different Worlds

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:50:00 -0400

Living in a tribe deep in the Amazon rainforest, Jesus Mesia barely wore clothes until age 11. Today he operates a successful travel company and speaks three languages. This is his story.

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Seven Creative Ways To Make Your Rockstar Leaders Even Stronger

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:30:00 -0400

When you focus on your people’s strengths, they get stronger. When they get better, their people get better. When their people get better, business gets better.

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The 10 College Degrees With the Highest Starting SalariesThe 10 College Degrees With the Highest Starting Salaries10. Technical Engineering9. Management Information Systems8. Computer Science7. Information Security Systems6. Computer Programming5. Mechanical Engineering4. Computer Engineering3. Chemical Engineering2. Software Design1. Electrical Engineering

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:08:00 -0400

According to a report fromMichigan State University'sCollegiate Employment Research Institute, these are the bachelor's degrees that lead to the highest average salaries.

Average Starting Salary:$55,693

Starting Salary Range:$15,000 – $132,000

Average Starting Salary:$57,301

Starting Salary Range:$15,000 – $122,000

Average Starting Salary:$57,762

Starting Salary Range:$15,000 – $130,000

Average Starting Salary:$58,798

Starting Salary Range:$19,000 – $123,000

Average Starting Salary:$59,163

Starting Salary Range:$15,000 – $130,000

Average Starting Salary:$59,610

Starting Salary Range:$15,000 – $134,000

Average Starting Salary:$61,092

Starting Salary Range:$15,000 – $130,000

Average Starting Salary:$61,125

Starting Salary Range:$31,000 – $125,000

Average Starting Salary:$61,466

Starting Salary Range:$25,000 – $134,000

Average Starting Salary:$62,428

Starting Salary Range:$25,000 – $130,000

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13 Accountability Tricks To Help You Break That Bad Habit

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:00:00 -0400

The first step is knowing why you do it. From there, it's all about training your mind to make positive changes.

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15 Things You Need To Know About The New LinkedIn Interface

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:35:00 -0400

Once again, LinkedIn has made a major change to their interface and features. In this post, I share the critical things you need to know so you can make the most of the new version of LinkedIn.

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Four Reasons Your Leadership Coach Could Also Benefit Your Team

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:30:00 -0400

Leaders aren’t the only ones who can benefit from self-awareness, focused skill development and expertise on best practices. Workplace culture improves rapidly when coaches work with a whole team in addition to their leader.

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PODCAST: How The Biggest Failure Can Turn Into The Biggest Success

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:23:00 -0400

Joy Bauer, NBC’s TODAY show health expert and Nourish Snacks founder, shares her tips: how she landed her job on TODAY, how to find success when you throw noodles in the air, five foods that blast belly fat and why giving unsolicited advice makes you a nag.

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How To Create Mindful Leadership

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:00:00 -0400

Mindfulness has real benefits for leaders and their organizations, and can impact their bottom lines.

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No -- I Won't Provide My References Before The Interview

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:27:00 -0400

Noel was surprised when the recruiter said "My client XYZ Corp. might be interested in meeting you -- but they need to talk to your references first." What should Noel do?

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Want To Hire Great Employees? Fix Your Broken Recruiting Process

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:31:00 -0400

Employers complain about "talent shortages," but they don't realize that they create their own recruiting problems by leaving broken, talent-repelling practices in place! These days employers have to be smarter about recruiting. Here are ten ways to fix your broken recruiting process!

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Why Acting Defensively Can Hold You Back And How To Overcome This Behavior

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Communication is of paramount importance. But it’s not just what you say and how often you say it--it’s also how well you listen.

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How This Millennial CEO Integrates Work & Life To Create The Ultimate Workplace Culture

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:17:00 -0400

Millennial CEO, Nick Newsom, shares his beliefs on work-life balance, how he integrates it into his everyday, and how it's paying off in his business.

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America's Most Prestigious Law Firms In 2017

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:45:00 -0400

For two decades,, a career and jobs information site that tracks a handful of industries, has ranked law firms based on their reputation in the legal industry.

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3 Times You're Expecting Way Too Much From The Hiring Manager

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:50:00 -0400

Have you fallen into this trap? Here are three times when your standards and expectations for that hiring manager are just a little too high.

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Eight Easy Tips For New Grads To Stand Out And Show Their Value

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Nowadays, it's not enough to have a degree. Companies are eager to see the unique skills and personality you bring to the table.

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How To Create Consumer Trust Prior To First Contact

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:00:00 -0400

There is a part of the selling process that is overlooked by many sales professionals. Those who implement it have a high sales volume, an easier time getting a prospect to say “yes” and enjoy a business of repeat and referral clients.

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Networking Is More Than Card Collecting

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:00:00 -0400

If you want to be world-class in achieving your networking goals, you need a plan that encompasses the bigger, long-term picture.

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