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11 Ways to Use the Holiday Slump to Update Your Digital Presence
Lifestyle
I live in the Pacific Northwest, and winter came in a hurry last week: It snowed here the day after Halloween, and I spotted Starbucks holiday cups in every commuter’s hands at the bus stop. Grumble all you want about brands jumping the gun to market the winter holidays, but the truth is that the out-of-office responses are going to
Concerned Wall Street Analyst: President Trump Needs to Exercise, Get Some Sleep and Eat Better
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With President George W. Bush being an avid runner and President Obama fond of organizing pick-up basketball games with White House staff and pro players, America's last two presidents were both trim, physically fit exercise buffs. But President Trump? Eh, not so much. The current president's poor fitness and diet choices have been pretty well documented in the media, but now comes an
Harry Potter to Saw to Die Hard – the Highs and Lows of 30 Top Film Franchises
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In new research, TotallyMoney looks at the major film franchises that have come to our screens over the years, to find how they’ve gone from strength to strength years…Or strength to slip-up. Plenty of films make it to a sequel. Many even make it into a trilogy. But there are those that we see in the cinema year after year:
These 5 Interview Questions Reveal the Most About Job Candidates
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Everyone wants to look like the best version of themselves at a job interview. And while many of us would think of ourselves as honest, most of us have probably been a little dishonest when we’re interviewing for a job.  For instance, no matter how true it is, no one would say, “I’m disorganized and forgetful” when a hiring manager asks about
Five Steps to Resolve Work Conflicts Before They Get Personal
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Not getting along with a coworker? Disagree with your team about the direction a project is heading? Chances are it’s not personal, even if it feels like it. But there’s a real risk that it’ll get personal if you aren’t careful. At the root of many of these issues is a simple, common problem: miscommunication. At work as in life, it comes
A Big Reason Tech Candidates Don’t Get Job Offers? Weak Tech Skills
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You’re a hiring manager, and you’ve just had budget approved to hire an engineer. So you work with recruiting to source a pool of candidates with the right experience and background, conduct phone screens with the most promising ones, and invite the best of those to meet onsite with your team. But after a long day of interviews–or several–you get
Survey: 48% of Working Women Say They Have Been Sexually Harassed
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Roughly 48% of employed women say they have been victims of sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a new survey conducted by the Wall Street Journal/NBC News. In addition to showing that nearly half of all women surveyed said they have been the victim of "an unwelcome sexual advance or other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature
Three Rules For Creating Workplace Rituals to Improve Company Culture
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How can employees change their company’s engrained culture from within? SYPartners’ principal Joshua-Michéle Ross believes the deepest of corporate cultural transformations can start from even the tiniest, simplest steps. At Fast Company’s 2017 Innovation Festival, Ross and Andy Chern, a strategy director at the leadership consultancy, pushed attendees to tackle the pain points stifling the cultures at their companies: the
Want to Reach Millennials? Invest in Mobile Messaging
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America has some catching up to do. “We’re always trailing Asia in terms of technology,” Snaps CEO Vivian Rosenthal said during a talk at Fast Company’s Innovation Festival on Wednesday. She was referring to China’s wildly popular messaging app WeChat, which lets users send money, hail cars, shop, and talk to their friends and coworkers from one place. But the U.S.
For True Innovation, Don’t Rely on Your Own Ideas
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When most people think of Anheuser-Busch, what comes to mind are its most famous American beers—Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob, and the like. But these days, the company is a global beverage company that controls dozens of brands, including Stella Artois, Becks, Bass, Boddington’s, and Rolling Rock. It’s also home to numerous smaller, craft beer brands. And Anheuser-Busch says it’s always looking