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6 Career-Boosting Podcasts You're Going To Love Listening To

    People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing, that’s why we recommend it daily.” —Zig Ziglar“How do you stay so motivated all the time?” my friend recently asked me over a glass (or two) of Pinot Noir. ...




The benefit of single-tasking and how to get yourself to do it

To this day, I still see job descriptions that list "multitasking" as a preferred or required skill. It boggles my mind.Aren't we past that? Don't we know better by now? Isn't asking for multitasking as a skill for today's jobs a bit like asking for a knowledge of bloodletting as a skill for doctors?The drawbacks of multitaskingThere is a well-established pile of evidence that multitasking is actually counterproductive. ...




7 Ways Millennials Can Make Really Smart Career Choices

Choosing a career is, by far, one of the most important decisions you'll ever make in your life.

Feeling lost amid the overwhelming number of career and job opportunities? You're not alone. Choosing a career is, by far, one of the most important decisions you'll ever make in your life. ...




9 Resume Tips To Catch Every Mistake

Your resumé has been written and is now ready to be sent to any prospective employer. Or is it?If you haven’t proofread your resumé, it shouldn't be going anywhere. Follow these nine tips to make sure not a single mistake gets past you:1. Check that all your information is updated. ...




5 tips to help introverted leaders speak up and voice their opinions in meetings

Do you sit in your leadership team meetings observing and reflecting as introverts do? Only speaking when you have something valuable to contribute? Not just speaking for speaking sake. Do people question why you are even there because they think you don't have much to say?Unfortunately, the way that many leadership team meetings are held, doesn't play to the introverted leader's strengths. ...




4 Facts About Internships for Online Bachelor's Students

Prospective online undergrads should consider whether a program allows students to intern near home, experts say.
For many college students, internships are an opportunity to translate what they learn in class into real-world experience.That's what prompted Ashley Armstrong, who earned her bachelor's degree online in 2016 from Colorado State University—Global Campus, to intern for credit – at a nonprofit that provides long-term care services – alongside her classes. ...




How to Make Professional Food Choices at Business Events

Make sure you don't get caught with egg on your face.
This situation happens all the time to every professional, even if they are not in a client-facing role: You have to meet a colleague, your boss or a prospective customer for a meal. On the surface, it may not seem like a big deal. ...




How to Effectively Train Millennials in the Workplace

A new generation of learners requires a new approach to workplace training. Here are the six elements needed to professionally develop your Millennial employees.
 
According to Bersin by Deloitte, a leading research and advisory services firm, talent development is the second biggest challenge facing HR executives at organizations today. ...




Millennials are shaking up the workplace

“I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on the frivolous youth of today, for certainly all youth are reckless beyond words. When I was a boy, we were taught to be discrete and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly wise and impatient of restraint. ...




Women need to look out for each other in automated workplaces

Automation will create job opportunities and losses, particularly in tech. There is a risk women will be hit hardest
 
 
A few months ago I was in LA on my way to a meeting. Having realised that everyone there has a side project, I got chatting to my Uber driver about what he does when he isn’t working for the car-sharing app. ...