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Your unwillingness to make small talk is nothing to be proud of and not helping your career

Elizabeth Bromstein | May 22, 2015 9:07 pm

At some point, someone, somewhere came up with this idea that avoiding small talk and only engaging in big, deep, meaningful conversation is the hallmark of a superior moral, intellectual, and spiritual character.
That’s ridiculous.


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The ten skills that got people hired fastest in 2014

Peter Harris| Jan 7, 2015 10:48 am


Here is a look back at which candidates were most in demand last year, and what skills the people had who were snapped up fastest by employers across the country.



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Five strategies for landing the job you want in 2015

Kevin Makra| Jan 6, 2015 9:10 pm


It’s time to ramp up your job search and adopt some great new habits. Land the job you really want with these five strategies.



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Your emails and personal workplace info could be vulnerable. Here’s what to do about it

Kevin Makra| Jan 6, 2015 9:18 am


Recent cyber attacks show that we’re all potentially at the mercy of hackers if they want access to our personal correspondence and information. Here’s how to stay safe.



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Our top tech predictions for 2015

Simon Cohen| Jan 5, 2015 10:05 am


From the end of passwords to touchless payments and smart, connected everything, here are some of the biggest changes in technology we can expect to see in the coming year.



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The most embarrassing job interview mistakes

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 22, 2014 5:51 pm


A new survey reveals the most embarrassing job interview mistakes hiring managers have heard of or witnessed candidates making. The list is a mixture of seemingly innocent oopsies and egregious etiquette errors.



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New research says doing this in job interviews can seriously harm your chances

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 22, 2014 3:58 pm


New research suggests this body language mistake could cost you the job, particularly in more serious fields. This backs up what we’ve already been told by experts, so you should probably be aware.



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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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Should you fall in love with an actor? Report claims to connect relationship intentions by occupation.

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 18, 2014 7:12 pm


Data analysis of dating app Clover’s users purports to tell us what kind of relationship people are looking for based on their chosen profession. Is this accurate or bunk?



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The best tech gifts for everyone on your list

Simon Cohen| Dec 17, 2014 9:21 pm


Still looking for the perfect holiday gift idea? Check out these top tech choices for everyone on your nice list.



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