Wide-faced business man

The distinguishing physical factor that gives men a leg up

Elizabeth Bromstein | Jul 31, 2014 8:53 pm

Research shows men with wider faces are more dishonest and aggressive in negotiations, resulting in getting a bigger piece of the pie than skinnier-faced men.


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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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Blackadder and Baldrick

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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Older business men in a meeting

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

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 23, 2014 6:58 pm


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



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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The exact number of hours bosses should spend with employees per week

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 22, 2014 7:09 pm


Study shows that there is an optimal amount of time managers should spend interacting with their employees.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Honest answers to job interview questions

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 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.



Category: Human Resources,
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The most common resume lies, and what you can really get away with

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 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: Hiring Advice, Recruitment Challenges,
Woman being interviewed

Four ways to weed out low performers in the interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jul 15, 2014 2:22 pm


If a candidate makes it to the interview, they’ve done a reasonably good job of selling themselves. But maybe it’s all a show. Here’s how to separate the high performers from the low performers.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,
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10 jobs that let you retire early

Melissa Allen| Jul 10, 2014 7:34 pm


Believe it or not, you don’t need to win the lottery or inherit millions to retire early. Here are ten everyday jobs that will put you on the path to early retirement.



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