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Four Reasons Resumes No Longer Work
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When you’re job-hunting, a resume used to be the quickest way to get your foot in the door, but that’s not necessarily true anymore. Today, 87% of recruiters use LinkedIn to vet candidates during the hiring process, and traditional resumes are becoming obsolete. Technology has changed the marketplace, and HR is the only vertical that hasn’t seen a rapid transition,
This is How to Change Careers Without Spiraling Into the Unknown
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Our careers have a momentum to them that is self-perpetuating. But what happens when we take dramatically different paths? How do you do it without risking it all or starting from zero? The ability to make these dramatic nonlinear moves is a defining characteristic of many careers of Fast Company‘s Most Creative People In Business, from Genevieve Bell (Most Creative 2009),
These Eight Phrases are Killing Your Chance for a Promotion
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Words matter more than you might think, especially if you are one of the 43% of employees who works remotely. If coworkers or your manager can’t see your body language, they have to rely solely on conversations you have over email or the phone, and certain phrases could cost you a promotion, says Crystal Barnett, senior human resource specialist for
How to Become Indispensable at Work This Year
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Virtually every office has one: that employee who is the go-to contact and seems to knows everything and everyone. The office can’t run without her. No one wants to think about what would happen if he ever left. Being such a critical part of the team has a number of benefits, including a measure of job security. But those indispensable
How to Make a Warren Buffett-Inspired Cocktail – Forbes
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We stopped by NYC’s famous Smith & Wollensky steakhouse to see how to make this Warren Buffet-inspired cocktail, the Oracle of Omaha. How To Make A Warren Buffett-Inspired Cocktail - Forbes This article was originally published in ValueWalk.
This Week: The Spirit of the Season
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A colleague and I were commiserating recently about the hectic nature of the holiday season. We lamented that there are too many gifts to buy, too many gatherings to attend and too much food to eat. The most wonderful time of the year almost sounded like a burden. Before we went too far, I offered an observation. “There are people
Brain Hacks and Apps to Help You Remember Names, Dates, and More
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Can’t remember what you were just about to say to your boss? You’ll be glad to know a recent study from the University of Toronto found that forgetting things may make you smarter, optimizing intelligent decision making by letting go of things that don’t matter. But that’s little consolation as you stammer in front of the supervisor who’ll be conducting
Ask These 9 Questions Before Every Meeting to Avoid Wasting Time
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Many activities suck up a lot of our time at work. And no activity feels more like a time suck than pointless meetings. Of course, not all meetings are a waste of time. If done right, a meeting can solve problems or convey information without an endless Slack thread. The key is preparation, and asking yourself the right questions. Before you
Which Career Battles Should You Fight and Which Should You Drop?
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Kaleigh Moore had been working for an Illinois nonprofit as a PR manager for around two years when she asked her boss to work remotely once a week. “I was mostly doing email and phone outreach or writing work when I wasn’t traveling,” Moore recalls, and “the 100-plus miles on my car each day and gas money were significantly cutting
Peak AI: Google Has Developed a 'Smart' Chocolate Chip Cookie
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While Elon Musk is convinced that the burgeoning field of artificial intelligence will bring about the apocalypse - or at least serve as the catalyst for WWIII - is it possible that he might change his mind about this technology if he tasted a really delicious chocolate chip cookie made by using AI? Enter the madcap geniuses at Google. Daniel