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    15 Things That Are Harder To Get In…

    Harvard is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. The Cambridge, Massachusetts, scho…

    15 Things That Are Harder To Get Into Than Harvard

    Harvard is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. The Cambridge, Massachusetts, school accepted just 5.9% of roughly 34,000 applications for its class of 2018. As Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust recently said, "We could fill our class twice over with valedictorians." The school seeks out students who not only have

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  • Career Coach

    The Problem With Boys: An ignored c…

    We continue to ignore the devastating drop in boys' achievement relative to girls. I address the iss…

    The Problem With Boys: An ignored crisis

    We continue to ignore the devastating drop in boys' achievement relative to girls. I address the issue and make recommendations in my PsychologyToday.com article today. HERE is the link.

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  • Career

    5 Memory Strategies For Learning An…

    If you want to do get to the top of your class or climb the ladder at work, you give yourself a giga…

    5 Memory Strategies For Learning Anything Fast

    If you want to do get to the top of your class or climb the ladder at work, you give yourself a gigantic advantage over everybody else if you can recall more information at a faster speed.  Developmental psychologists and cognitive scientists have found range of factors that help do just that

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  • Career

    Why Hootsuite's CEO Wants Empl…

    Most employers would be angry if they caught an employee sleeping on the job. But not Ryan Holmes, t…

    Why Hootsuite's CEO Wants Employees To Sleep At Work

    Most employers would be angry if they caught an employee sleeping on the job. But not Ryan Holmes, the CEO of Hootsuite, a social media management dashboard. In fact, he encourages it.  Holmes says in a recent LinkedIn post that the Hootsuite offices have nap rooms and sleeping pods for its employees, because he believes getting enough sleep

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  • Work Life Balance

    How to Ask Like a Man

    Let's say you are a high level executive and you get a great offer to serve on a corporate board. T…

    How to Ask Like a Man

    Let's say you are a high level executive and you get a great offer to serve on a corporate board. There is a ton of prestige in a board position and you really want to say yes. But first, you need your CEO to give his approval, particularly because the

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  • Career

    3 Lessons An Investor Learned After…

    The late Jim Paul went from a poor Kentucky boy to serving on the board of governors of the Chicago…

    3 Lessons An Investor Learned After Losing His Job, Reputation, And $1.6 Million

    The late Jim Paul went from a poor Kentucky boy to serving on the board of governors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange through a series of lucky breaks and smart investments. But his hubris grew alongside his success, and a series of terrible investment decisions led to his downfall in

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  • Career

    3 Lessons An Investor Learned After…

    The late Jim Paul went from a poor Kentucky boy to serving on the board of governors of the Chicago…

    3 Lessons An Investor Learned After Losing His Job, Reputation, And $1.6 Million

    The late Jim Paul went from a poor Kentucky boy to serving on the board of governors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange through a series of lucky breaks and smart investments. But his hubris grew alongside his success, and a series of terrible investment decisions led to his downfall in

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  • Career

    7 Ways Being Too Nice At Work Can B…

    From a young age we're taught to play nice with others and treat people as we'd like to be treated. …

    7 Ways Being Too Nice At Work Can Backfire

    From a young age we're taught to play nice with others and treat people as we'd like to be treated.  As we get older, this mindset translates into how we behave at work. But is it possible to be too nice in the workplace? Quora users discussed this question in the recent

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  • Career

    Watch Jack Ma’s First-Ever, Inspiri…

    Former English teacher Jack Ma founded Alibaba out of his small apartment in 1999.  The Chinese e-co…

    Watch Jack Ma’s First-Ever, Inspiring Speech To Alibaba’s Employees — A Handful Of People In His Apartment

    Former English teacher Jack Ma founded Alibaba out of his small apartment in 1999.  The Chinese e-commerce giant starts trading on the New York Stock Exchange this morning and it will be the largest IPO in the history of the US stock market.  Ma created the company with the help of 17 friends—and the first

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  • Career Coach

    If You Could Forget About Your Resp…

    More and more people seem at the breaking point. That seems particularly prevalent among Boomers: D…

    If You Could Forget About Your Responsibilities: A practical thought experiment

    More and more people seem at the breaking point. That seems particularly prevalent among Boomers: Demands at work are ever ratcheted up and, outside of work, Boomers suffer the sandwiched stress of aging parents, their own aging, and, often, adult children that have failed to launch a decent career.

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  • Career Coach

    How to Deal with Conflict

    There will always be conflict at work. It can range from petty squabbles to major disagreements. Som…

    How to Deal with Conflict

    There will always be conflict at work. It can range from petty squabbles to major disagreements. Sometimes this conflict boils over into angry words or worse. These situations have the potential to damage relationships, your professional growth, even your job. In order to avoid that, here are five tips for how to deal with conflict at

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  • Career Woman

    Good Reads for Women (Week of 09-15…

    Here are the top shares of the week, along with some good links we caught this week that we think m…

    Good Reads for Women (Week of 09-15-14)

    Here are the top shares of the week, along with some good links we caught this week that we think make good reads for women! Enjoy and feel free to post other links we should explore in comments below. ~ InPower Editors Most Shared of the Week The Number One Leadership Question

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  • Leadership

    Are You Asking Learners To Do Too M…

    Shorter is better and less is more when it comes to online learning. That’s the message Ken and Scot…

    Are You Asking Learners To Do Too Much? 3 Ways to Improve Online Learning Performance

    Shorter is better and less is more when it comes to online learning. That’s the message Ken and Scott Blanchard deliver in their latest column for Training Industry Quarterly. It’s about keeping each lesson contained. “In our early designs, we had a tendency to throw everything—plus the kitchen sink—into each segment.

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  • Career

    11 Quotes That Illustrate The Stran…

    Alibaba, the enormous Chinese e-commerce company, is expected to begin trading on the New York Stock…

    11 Quotes That Illustrate The Strange, Relentless Genius Of Alibaba Founder Jack Ma

    Alibaba, the enormous Chinese e-commerce company, is expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange this Friday. At its helm is founder Jack Ma, a charismatic leader who started the company with 18 friends out of his small apartment in 1999. Although Ma is no longer CEO of Alibaba, he's still

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  • Career

    Peter Thiel Explains Why PayPal Pai…

    Back in the dreamy pre-cash days of 1999, PayPal was still mainly a product that let you send money …

    Peter Thiel Explains Why PayPal Paid Customers To Sign Up In The Early Days

    Back in the dreamy pre-cash days of 1999, PayPal was still mainly a product that let you send money from one PalmPilot to another — an idea so heinous that it earned a "top ten worst business idea of the year" designation.  Accepting the fact that not enough people had PalmPilots,

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A Step Too Far: Candidate Ow…

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How to Keep Your Job Search Ga…

We’ve welcomed a few new players to th…

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Economics Tutors: How to Study…

The investigation of economics tutor i…

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Expecting Expectations

Down at ERE’s Fall conference this wee…

HR

The Why and What of Recognitio…

Yes… I just stole that headline from…

HR

Shameless Rerun of "To A …

"To a 'T'" Recruiters are finding bre…

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The Most Successful Harvard MB…

Procter & Gamble CEO A.G. Lafley i…

College

The Right Way to Answer Reside…

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Interview

Behind Those Stressful Video I…

Imagine you are in the online applica…

College

What Benefits Do Employees Rea…

A new trend that’s been hitting the wo…

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Top 8 Visually Compelling Alte…

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Recruiters! Conferences Don’t …

I’m down at ERE’s Fall Conference in C…

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I’m down at ERE’s Fall Conference in C…

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“I now officially know someone who has…

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Revealed: My Millionaire Boss’…

“I now officially know someone who has…

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Shameless Rerun of "To A 'T'" by Jack Thornton, but with a tiny bit of help from me.

"To a 'T'" Recruiters are finding breadth outscores depth in engineering skills.             By Nicholas J. Meyler Nicholas J. Meyler is general manager of Wingate Dunross Inc., an executive search firm in Agoura Hills, Calif., and president of its technology unit.   The ME who just landed a…

5 Memory Strategies For Learning Anything Fast

If you want to do get to the top of your class or climb the ladder at work, you give yourself a gigantic advantage over everybody else if you can recall more information at a faster speed.  Developmental psychologists and cognitive…

Why Hootsuite's CEO Wants Employees To Sleep At Work

Most employers would be angry if they caught an employee sleeping on the job. But not Ryan Holmes, the CEO of Hootsuite, a social media management dashboard. In fact, he encourages it.  Holmes says in a recent LinkedIn post that the Hootsuite offices have nap rooms and…

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3 Lessons An Investor Learned After Losing His Job, Reputation, And $1.6 Million

The late Jim Paul went from a poor Kentucky boy to serving on the board of governors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange through a series of lucky breaks and smart investments. But his hubris grew alongside his success, and a…

Array2014/09/frustrated-investor.jpg

3 Lessons An Investor Learned After Losing His Job, Reputation, And $1.6 Million

The late Jim Paul went from a poor Kentucky boy to serving on the board of governors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange through a series of lucky breaks and smart investments. But his hubris grew alongside his success, and a…

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Work Life Balance

19 Sep 2014

How to Ask Like a Man

Let's say you are a high level executive and you get a great offer to serve on a corporate board. There is a ton of prestige in a board position and you really want to say yes. Bu…

12 Sep 2014

How to help a co-worker who is burning out

One day at work, one of my co-workers put her face into her hands and screamed. It was bizarre. All of us just watched, not really sure how to react. After a few minutes went by, t…

08 Sep 2014

Would a pay raise improve your work life balance?

                                          What would you do with a raise? Would you make changes that would make your home and work life easier? Would you buy a more reliable car t…

05 Sep 2014

Work Life Balance Joan Rivers' Way

                                                    Life was not always easy for Joan Rivers, but in her struggle to balance her life as a comedian with her role as a mother and

Guest Posts

Looking for a job: market yourself first, your…

29 Jul 2014 College crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Bill Holland, a Michigan State University graduate, and subject matter expert on the current state of the job market shares…

Tips to keep your new job (before you…

04 Mar 2014 College crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Learn secrets to keeping your new job from our guest writer, Cone Averos. If you got a call back for a…

Reasons to hire an expat

22 Feb 2014 Guest Posts crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

When outsourcing work abroad, employers find that they end up with mixed results. Sometimes everything goes as planned, but others…

Four Rebranding Tips For Career Shifters

13 Feb 2014 Guest Posts crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Are you planning to shift careers soon? If yes, reinventing your brand is highly important, especially that corporate perimeters have…

Interview Tips

The Right Way to Answer Residency Interview Questions

20 Sep 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Check out our new comprehensive guide to acing your medical residency interview and matching with the program of your dreams.…

Answering the Database / SQL Interview Questions

06 Sep 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Database and SQL Interview Questions and Answers The demand for strong database management and development skills is strong and growing —…

4 Essential Steps to a Landing a Job…

10 Jul 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

LinkedIn, with its more than 259 million users, is the most popular social network for professionals today. According to LinkedIn,…

How to Write a Damn Good LinkedIn Profile

09 Jul 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

This is the first in our new series on harnessing the power of LinkedIn for your job search. In this first…

How to Write a Damn Good LinkedIn Profile

12 Jun 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

This is the first in our new series on harnessing the power of LinkedIn for your job search. In this first…

How to Answer Top Java Interview Questions

27 May 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Hiring experts agree that Java is one of the most in-demand tech skills. But how do you get one of…

WSJ – How to Ask for a Raise…

28 Apr 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Starting today at 3:00pm EST – you can ask questions live. Ask a panel of career coaches and compensation experts your…

Resume Makeover — College Grad Resume Examples and…

01 Apr 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

In a new series of posts, we will be sharing resume samples and best practices to help you land more…

Intern “Legos” Herself to Land a Job

26 Mar 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

We rarely come across any truly creative approaches to the job search process. Most times, the gimmicks come across as…

The Complete Guide to Panel Interviews

20 Mar 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

When You’ll Be Facing Multiple Interviewers at the Same Time Contributor Elizabeth Magill gives you the inside scoop on how to…

Acing the Group Interview | The Ultimate Guide

06 Mar 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

It’s you, the interviewers, and a bunch of other candidates in the same room. No pressure. The group interview is a…

How to Answer “What Is Your Greatest Weakness?”

27 Feb 2014 Interview crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

In an interview, talking about your weaknesses and flaws is difficult. We’re here to make it easier. Today, I want to…

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Career Inspiration

06 Sep 2014

12 Things I Learned from Wandering the World

For over 25 years I wandered the world.  Along the way, I had many adventures and learned about myself, people and the world. These are some of the things I learned: 1. I learned t…

03 Sep 2014

12 Things I Learned from Wandering the World

For over 25 years I wandered the world.  Along the way, I had many adventures and learned about myself, people and the world. These are some of the things I learned: 1. I learned t…

01 Sep 2014

How I Opened My Heart to Change and What Showed…

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama I arrived 15 minutes late for the Saturday morning conference call, right as Kate said she was…

31 Aug 2014

4 Reasons to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

A friend of mine, Karen*, is one of those people who seems to have it all.  She graduated at the top of her MBA class.  She holds a high level job at a prestigious Fortune 500 comp…

TheCareerKing Column

Why are we here?

04 Feb 2014 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

The question I have been asking myself lately is: Why does CareerAdvisorDaily exist?  A few minutes ago I was reminded…

Beware the Gatekeepers

25 Jan 2014 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

The Gatekeeper, otherwise known as Executive Assistant, Receptionist, Secretary, Admin, Office Manager and so on, is supposed to protect you. …

Best cities for job seekers

14 Jan 2014 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Nerdwallet.com recently compiled a list of the best cities in the USA for job seekers to find employment.  The winner…

Life Moments and your career

10 Sep 2013 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Dear Readers, Thank-you for your loyalty to our fledgling site.  Without you, there would be no purpose to our existence. Sometimes Life…

How to fire a protected employee

24 Jun 2013 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Fire employee protected by your boss?  We already discussed “can you,” “why you should,” and “when to” fire a protected…

References: What to Do When Your Former Boss…

03 Jul 2013 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

References are always checked.  Generally they are a confirmation of why you are a great hire.  Most employers do it…

When to fire (whack) a protected employee (Made…

20 Jun 2013 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Firing a “protected employee” is fraught with danger.  At any point in the process it could be you instead.  You…

Why you want to whack (fire) a Made…

19 Jun 2013 CareerKingColumn crays@sbcglobal.net No comments

Before you can eliminate a Made Man (protected employee), you have to have a good reason as to “why.”  This…

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