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Why you should ask the interviewer for feedback after a job rejection

 My response to job rejections has always been much the same.I replay the interview in my head until eventually I've figured out why the company rejected me: I wore an ugly outfit. I talked too much. I'm a generally terrible person and no company would ever want me as an employee. ...




4 People You Should Turn to When You Need Career Advice

After nearly a decade at Capital One (cof, -0.11%), I received a job offer that was impossible to ignore: a position at one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in the world. But it would require leaving an organization and a team I loved and moving my family of five cross-country—not an easy decision. ...




The digital nomad life: combining work and travel

On a recent afternoon in Medellín, Colombia, a group of 22 out-of-towners gathered to brainstorm and then met up with locals.They weren't on vacation. Nor had they met by coincidence. They were participants in a program run by Unsettled, a new start-up that organizes 30-day co-working experiences around the world for creative people, entrepreneurs and other professionals seeking to combine work, travel and redefining themselves. ...




Follow these tips and your career will be headed for the stars

NEW YORK — With the end of the semester drawing near, summer internship hunting may be Syracuse University students’ number one priority. In preparation, here are some tips from Cheryl Franklin and Marisa Ramel, director and program adviser of the Newhouse in New York City semester, respectively. ...




How Switching Careers Paid Off for This COO

For me, having confidence means making bold, sometimes tough decisions and refraining from second-guessing. Doubt and a tendency to overthink are borne from insecurity and can be detrimental to progress.
 
I call this doubt “analysis paralysis”—the act of overanalyzing a decision to the point where it hinders any sort of progress. ...




Millennials, Don't Make This Mistake When Applying For A Job

When I was 19 I had my first and only 9-5 job. Despite being in college I convinced this sales recruiter to hire me on during the summer on a 60k a year starting salary, earning myself as their youngest employee.
 
Each morning I would get up in my business dress and drive an hour in traffic each way, only to sit at my desk for eight hours amongst people that were at least ten years older than me. ...




7 Hacks for a Stress-Free Office Relocation

Moving offices can be complex. Even worse, many people in charge of an office move have never managed one before. And downtime costs small- and medium-sized companies hundreds of dollars per hour. There’s a lot that can go wrong. But with these 7 office removals hacks, you can help ensure your relocation happens on time and on budget. ...




When and How to Hand Out Your Business Card

Use them responsibly.
We've all been there. You're at a professional or social event and have a good conversation with someone. You want to keep in touch, so you offer your business card (if you have one) before parting ways, and the other person does the same. ...




Five Rewards Your Employees Actually Want

Employees arrive at the workplace, complete tasks, take breaks, complete more tasks, and go home. The repetitiveness makes many feel like a number. Bosses seem to never show appreciation for employees' hard work, and if they do, the congratulations are a farce. ...




7 Tips That Help Create A Happy Workplace

It is very easy for CEOs, managers and other business individuals to get caught up in worrying if their company is doing well that they forget about things that can make people want to work for them. If you want to have a successful and long-lasting business, it is essential that you take the steps to make your organization a happy place to work. ...