Category Archives: Job Search Strategies

5 brilliant rituals that successful people follow every day


All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even conflict with each other. What we need is a system. What schedule do the pros use? What system does science say allows us to be most productive? What’s key is feeling in control and making sure your energy levels […]

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Beyond coffee: How to cope with a day at work when you’ve had too little sleep


You get on the train, eyes sore from going to sleep so late last night, and hobble into a seat in the back, trying to catch a few zzzs among the rumbling and talking passengers. But then you get to work, and the real struggle begins. Words and numbers swim […]

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The 5 personality traits successful people share


Why do some people succeed while others don’t? What special magic do some humans seem to have to get the promotions and success while others stagnate? While individuals  Here are some of the personality traits they share with one another. They’re passionate Successful leaders are dedicated to their craft, and […]

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This is why working at a small company will make you more successful


Financial blogger David worked as a staff scientist for a large defense contract corporation — over 70,000 employees — for four years before leaving it to join a small startup of eight employees. He had several reasons for making the shift, including salary and difficulty securing a promotion. David believes […]

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Computer screens are all we look at for half the day, and it’s hurting our health


Americans are conjoined to their screens, unable to look away, according to a recent Nielsen Company report. The report found that U.S. adults spend about 10 hours and 39 minutes a day staring at their phones, tablets, computers, and other multimedia devices every single day. Those hours of media entertainment add […]

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Business travelers, rejoice: You can stretch out in your own row on this airline


Flying internationally for work can be exhausting— all you want to do in between meetings, conferences, lunches and dinners is relax in your own space. Etihad Airways might have a solution, plucked directly from every airline traveler’s dream. The “Neighbor-Free Seat” option allows passengers in Economy Class to reportedly try and get […]

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10 ways you can stop screwing up your kids


When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be happy. Via Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents: . . . the well-being of children is more important to adults than just about […]

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5 secret signals that your interviewer likes you


After an interview ends and a manager escorts you to the door, now comes the dissection of what just happened: did it go well? Do they introduce every candidate to executives? Was that handshake encouraging or dismissive? Did they look bored? When they said we’ll follow up this week, was that a […]

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Four important ways to chill out after a tough day


When something super embarrassing happens to you at work, or you flubbed a big presentation because your boss didn’t buy into your vision, it’s easy to want to crawl into a hole when 5pm rolls around. But multiply that feeling by many days, and you see your life slipping away into […]

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Trouble landing a job? How to determine why and how to fix it


Sarah Sipek, CareerBuilder writer It’s been months. You’ve applied to dozens of jobs — and maybe even gone on a few interviews — but you still haven’t received a job offer. What gives? Even with the job market improving in recent years, this is likely a familiar scenario for many […]

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