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Here’s Exactly How To Procrastinate On Really Hard Projects

Go ahead, take a break to reward yourself before finishing that task, not just after.
 
 
You finally hit “send” on that report you spent all week writing, and you feel great. It was a long slog, but now you can finally pour yourself a well-deserved glass of wine and kick back–or just take a long, guiltless nap. ...




The Only 4 Speaking Tips You Need When You’re The Youngest One In The Room

Sure, you’re out of your depth, but you can still make a great impact.I was 30 years old and had only been a speaking coach for a year when my mentor set me up with a few meetings with senior execs in New York. At one of them, a public relations VP pulled me aside to say, “Our CEO is going on TV later today. ...




Eating at your desk? Your cubemates may be seething

It would happen like clockwork. At 8:10 every morning, a former coworker would arrive and unpeel a sandwich he had picked up at a local food truck.A fried egg sandwich.I dreaded it. After the rustle of paper and aluminum foil stopped, the stink of overcooked eggs and stale cooking grease would waft across the room, seemingly targeted at my desk. ...




Everything you're doing wrong in a job interview – and how to fix it

By over-rehearsing answers and showing up too early you could be hindering your chances of interview success
 
Are you stuck on the interview treadmill, going to interviews but not getting any offers? It’s frustrating, especially when you don’t know what you’re doing wrong. ...




10 MBA Programs Where Graduates Find Jobs Quickly

Temple University's Fox School of Business and Management has the highest employment rate, U.S. News data show.
Many MBA students start business school with the hope that it will lead to career advancement, but launching a successful career is no easy task. ...




How One MBA Grad Became a Total Minimalist—and Paid Off $90K in Debt

Joe Mihalic is a changed man. In 2011, he led the typical the Harvard-MBA lifestyle, with a lucrative job at a big tech company, a house in the suburbs, two cars and a motorcycle, and frequent travel—but he felt trapped. “I wasn’t working at a company I loved or in a job I loved. ...




21 Ways to Avoid Job Interview Anxiety

Career experts often offer helpful tips for reducing job interview anxiety. But you don’t want to reduce job interview anxiety; you want to avoid it altogether. Before you say, “But that’s impossible!” let’s clarify: You don’t actually have to eliminate the anxiety. ...




Stumped in a Job Interview? Here’s What to Do

How to respond to a question that catches you off guard.
Interviewing is stressful and nerve-wracking for most. Sometimes, you have all the right answers. Other times, the process can reduce a normally confident professional into a sweating, rambling, seemingly inexperienced newbie in their field. ...




U.S. Employers Expect to Hire More Foreign Workers Despite Possible Immigration Restrictions

A majority of U.S. companies plan on hiring foreign nationals in 2017 despite signs from President Donald Trump's administration that it intends to make it more difficult to hire from abroad.
 
A national survey of 442 HR professionals and hiring managers was conducted by Harris Poll in late 2016, and commissioned by Envoy, an immigration services provider based in Chicago. ...




Why Women Should Challenge Men’s Ridiculous Ideas at Work

Having spent decades in tech, I have numerous memories of being the only woman in the room. To be taken seriously, I had to possess a lot of confidence and be certain of myself—particularly as I rose up the leadership chain. Being confident may sound simple, but actually it's not. ...