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12 ways to slow time & get more hours out of the day

Elizabeth Bromstein | August 19, 2015 5:50 pm

The days are too short to get everything done and the years are speeding by. Here’s how to slow time and get more hours out of the day.

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The four most commonly misspelled resume words

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 23, 2014 7:10 pm

Avoid making the most common errors on your resume by careful proofreading and maybe turning to a third party. We’ve got the most common spelling errors people make on resumes.

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The personality trait that leads to the biggest paycheques. You’re not going to like it.

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 23, 2014 6:58 pm

New research shows narcissistic CEOs out earn their more humble counterparts.

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How your personality type affects your career, education, and income

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 22, 2014 3:17 pm

Assess your personality type, then find out your ideal career, as well as your strengths and weaknesses and average household income.

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Who wins: Nice guys or jerks?

Peter Harris| July 22, 2014 10:36 am

While it has long been acknowledged that likeability plays a major factor in getting hired, there is rising evidence that the jerks out there have some advantages too. Who comes out on top?

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Uncategorised
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Honest answers to job interview questions

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 22, 2014 3:00 am

The job interview is a bit of a charade. Here’s how some of us would answer the most common questions if we weren’t trying to impress anyone.

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Posting sexy pictures on social media can hurt your job chances

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 21, 2014 7:53 pm

New study finds women who post sexy, revealing pictures online are judged as less attractive and less competent by their female peers.

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The 25 worst excuses for not finding a job

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 21, 2014 6:45 pm

A lot of us have some great “reasons” why we can’t find a job. Or are they really just excuses? Here are the ones we’re most likely to make.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
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One simple social media hack for connecting with your dream job

Melissa Allen| July 21, 2014 2:53 pm

Here’s how one candidate leveraged social media to reboot his career and land his dream job – in a completely different field of work.

Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
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The most common resume lies, and what you can really get away with

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 18, 2014 2:40 pm

Roughly 40% of people lie on their resumes, and many more exaggerate. Find out what the risks are, what you can get away with and what the fabrications are that HR professionals are most likely to uncover.

Category: Career Dilemmas, Job Search Strategies, Resumes