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5 quick resume tips for graduates with little (or no) experience

Fresh graduates usually find it difficult to land their first job. One major reason why this is the case is because they do not know what to write in the resume section regarding professional work experience because in as far as is always the case, many only have internship to their name. ...




8 Ways Cutthroat Work Cultures Suck The Life Out Of You

Far too many companies believe that a cutthroat pressure-cooker culture gets results. They think that the harder they crack that whip, the better people will perform.
 
Cutthroat business culture is so prevalent that it’s a cliché in our society, being the inspiration for countless TV shows and movies. ...




Boomer Workers Are Fine With Younger Bosses

Survey shows they’re more comfortable with age differences than other generations
With boomers increasingly extending their careers, it’s inevitable that many will find themselves reporting to millennial supervisors. Although that could be a recipe for strife, a new survey shows that most boomers not only don't object to the idea of younger bosses but see benefits to this arrangement. ...




The surprising trait Jeff Bezos looks for in successful employees

The smartest person in the room is the one who gets ahead the fastest, right?
Not according to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
At Microsoft's CEO Summit in 2013, bestselling author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch asked Bezos the question, "What are you looking for when you promote someone into a leadership position?"
"He said, 'I want people who are right most of the time,'" according to Welch. ...




Beautiful Businesses: How to Keep Your Office Looking Great

An office is more than a place for people to come to work. At least, it should be. For your employees to really feel excited about and enjoy their work, you need to make your office looks as delightful as possible. A well-decorated and clean office is vital in order for positive vibes to flow through your office. ...




Millennials, These 3 Pieces Of Career Advice Don't Work Anymore

The working world can be terrifying and unfamiliar, especially if you feel unequipped to deal with its challenges. After all, nobody wants to make a career move that could set them back for years. That’s why when people offer new graduates advice about their futures, they listen closely and soak up all they can. ...




Taking Time Off For Mental Health

There has been much discussion lately about whether it’s okay to take a day or two off to attend to your mental health. As a psychologist, I’m certainly an advocate of doing whatever you need to do—without shame or hesitation—to take care of your mental health. ...




Want a Promotion? Get More Training

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With their current level of training, many employees don't see a promotion in their future anytime soon, new research finds.
 
A study from Wyzant, an online marketplace for instruction, and the recruiting services firm Recruiter. ...




5 Things to Do Before an Interview to Impress a Hiring Manager

Feeling nervous before speaking in public is often the result of insufficient preparation. You take the stage, scan the crowd and suddenly realize that you haven’t practiced as much as you should have. And that’s when the butterflies kick into high gear. ...




Out, But Still Not Always Equal, in Retail

Corporate America tends to avoid controversy. But when it came time for the Supreme Court to rule on marriage equality in 2015, 379 major companies and business organizations filed an amicus brief in support.
 
“To reap the rewards of diversity,” the brief read, “employers need to be able to recruit and retain top talent … through equitable and competitive benefits packages. ...