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How These Remote Workers Convinced Their Bosses and Clients They Can Work From Anywhere
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IBM recently informed its thousands of remote workers that the jig was up: They’d either have to relocate to one of the tech company’s offices or find new jobs. To be fair, only 56% of employers offer any kind of flexible work arrangements, but the move was met with criticism all the same. Even so, when big companies back away from remote
Video: Steve Jobs on How To Start A Business
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Steve Jobs’ Wisdom on How To Start Up A Business or Company -Intelligent & Skillful advice for startups, entrepreneurs and innovators- Steve Jobs, the late/great co-founder of Apple talks about: -Starting up a business or organization -Trying something new -Business management -Hiring and leading the best people -Adapting to new situations and market environments -Marketing products / services in an
What Happens to Your Brain When You Work on Vacation
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It’s tempting to check email and maybe even do a little bit of work on vacation, but those stolen minutes could be hurting you more than you think. A study conducted by the University of Texas and vacation rental site HomeAway found that working on your trip for just one hour a day can make you 43% more likely to
Would You Pay $1,500 For a More Meaningful Career?
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Twelve years ago, the Verizon Building was a hub of the Downtown Manhattan area, an industrial pylon leering out across the East River. Today it stands largely empty. The telecom giant vacated the premises in 2007, making room for the 40 or so people now huddled around small tables in a back room of the second floor. It’s a weeknight
Three Crucial Questions You Keep Forgetting to Ask on Job Interviews
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Here’s the thing about that company where you just had a job interview: It’s kind of like the household in which you grew up. Not in the sense that you can watch a half-hour of TV after dinner, but in the more general sense that it’s got its own culture—its own rules, expectations, traditions, and ways of doing things. Just like your
This is the Part of Your Resume That Recruiters Look at First
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If you want to land job interviews, your entire resume needs to be great, but only one part of it has to be really great. Think of it this way: recruiters and hiring managers are most likely to encounter your resume as an email attachment or a PDF you submit through a company’s online submission form, right? When they open
Video: Mark Zuckerberg Delivers the Commencement Speech at Harvard
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Facebook godhead Mark Zuckerberg returned to his alma mater on Thursday to deliver the commencement speech at Harvard University. It was raining and it looked like a generally miserable experience, but we suppose that's the sacrifice one makes to walk across the stage and receive your ticket to a very rosy future. Anyway, we love seeing Zuck trade in his hoodie
Millennials Are Probably to Blame For the New York Yankees Losing Millions in Revenue at the Box Office
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With basketball and hockey seasons winding their seasons down, we are about to enter the part of the year in the U.S. - summertime, sunshine, hot weather - that gives Major League Baseball the professional sports stage all to itself. However, it's no secret that baseball - which was once so popular it got coined as "America's Pastime" - has a
The Highest-Paying Jobs of the Future Will Eat Your LIfe
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For a glimpse of the future of work, especially the high-paying kind, look at finance and high-tech companies. Some of the biggest offer high employee salaries combined with lavish perks like free meals at work, luxury shuttle buses for commuters, and extras such as dry cleaning picked up and dropped off at people’s desks. This might look like the fruits
Basquiat Painting, Bought For $19K, is Sold for Record $110M
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A painting by '80s art star Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for $110.5 million to Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa at Sotheby's in New York on Thursday, setting an auction record for an American artist, as Bloomberg reports. The painting, Untitled 1982, was originally bought by New York collectors Jerry and Emily Spiegel for $19,000 in 1984, according to Bloomberg, but was out of