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‘Tis the season to be drinking. How to cure a hangover

Elizabeth Bromstein | Dec 19, 2014 4:27 pm

There’s a lot of drinking this time of year, but that doesn’t mean everyone is off work. Hangovers cost the economy an estimated $160 billion a year. If you still have to go into the office – or even if you don’t – here are some ways to avoid and get rid of a hangover.


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Why your job search was doomed from the start

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 31, 2014 7:52 pm


If you fail to establish what you’re looking for, there is a very good chance you won’t find it. Here’s why your job search was designed to fail.



Category: Job Search Strategies,
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Sex, violence, and incompetence: How people lose jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 29, 2014 6:22 pm


Everyone has career setbacks. Sometimes they’re your own fault, other times they’re not. Here are the most common and the most obvious reasons people are let go from jobs.



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The happiest high-paying jobs

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 29, 2014 5:42 pm


Can you be happy and make a lot of money? Of course you can. But take this list with a grain of salt. You’ll be happiest doing something that suits you and that you’re good at, not what other people enjoy.



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[Infographic] The secret formula for the perfect resume?

Peter Harris| Jul 29, 2014 7:30 am


Data analysis of millions of resumes reveals the keywords, resume length and sections that top-rated resumes by employers have in common as well as the weaker elements to avoid at all costs.



Category: Resumes, Resumes and Cover Letters,
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What to do right now if you just lost your job

Melissa Allen| Jul 28, 2014 8:38 pm


Some people handle getting let go better than others, and manage to bounce back into even better positions. Here’s what they do.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice,
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10 examples of instances in which you should keep your mouth shut

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 25, 2014 5:40 pm


Knowing when you to open your mouth and when to keep it shut is a valuable wisdom. We all sometimes don’t speak up when we should, and do speak when we shouldn’t. Successful people know the value of keeping quiet.



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10 words that don’t mean what you think they mean

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 25, 2014 1:59 pm


In our ongoing series of posts and grammar, spelling, punctuation, and proper word usage, we have covered a lot of ground. But there’s more. Here are ten words that don’t mean what you think they mean.



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The best thing you can say in a job interview

Peter Harris| Jul 25, 2014 11:33 am


Here’s what one previously unremarkable candidate said that made the job interviewer forget about every other person they’d considered and decide to hire her on the spot. How to land a job with one question.



Category: Job interviews,
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Employers reveal the social media gaffes that tank your chances of getting the job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 24, 2014 5:07 pm


We all know that what you post on social media can affect your chances of finding work. Here are the top ten things hiring managers say have caused them not to hire someone.



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