Wed.Jul 10, 2019

Five Simple Steps To Opening A Coffee Shop

Career Alley

Launching your own business and making it successful will be challenging and stressful, but once you’re up and running, you will not regret your decision. Find your Dream Job Entrepreneur

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How to deal with too many tasks and not enough time

Cube Rules

Since February, my work life has been filled with hundreds of tasks needing to be done on hard (political) deadlines with not enough resources or time to do them.

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This CEO’s 2,000 Word Email Explains Why German Managers Are Superior Than Those in the U.S.

Evil HR Lady

German superiority is something one shouldn’t throw around lightly–there are too many negative stereotypes about that. But, when Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing announced the company would layoff 18,000 workers, he didn’t leave it just at that. He sent a 2,000-word email to his employees, explaining what was happening. Here’s why that was a great way to spread bad news. Information always helps. Losing your job is terrible. There’s no way around that.

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How Can a Recruiter Use Social Media to Attract Talent?

The Undercover Recruiter

Now unless you’ve been meditating in the Himalayas for the past 20 years then you’ll know that social media is the IN thing. Every man, woman, business, cat, and dog (yep they have their own profiles too) has some kind of presence on social media.

How To Answer The Job Interview Question ‘Describe Yourself In One Word’

Career Realism

It's the ultimate elevator pitch request: 'describe yourself to me in one word.' If you're asked this in a job interview, how can you boil down everything you can bring to this role in one single word? Strategy Is Everything The key (as with all job interview answers) is to be strategic.

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a follow-up on the boss dumping pee in the sink … with Ask a Clean Person

Ask A Manager

After Monday’s letter about the boss who pees in a cup and dumps it in the kitchen sink , I asked the brilliant Jolie Kerr of Ask a Clean Person to weigh in. Jolie is a cleaning expert, advice columnist, host of the podcast Ask a Clean Person , and a regular contributor to the New York Times. She wrote an amazing recent profile of Charo !) There is no better person to answer the many burning questions that many of us had about the cleanliness element of this debacle.

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How To Answer ‘Why Are You Interested In This Job?’

Career Realism

A hot-button question for employers is, 'Why do you want to work here, for us?' They want to know that you're interested specifically in this job—and not that you just need a paycheck. Knowing how to answer interview questions well is always important, especially with this question.

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9 Ways To Stand Out In A Group Interview

Career Realism

If you're a job hunter, you have to remember that job interviews are not all the same.

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Riding Solo: Job Ideas For People That Prefer to Work Alone

Corn on the Job

Some people get a real kick out of a team environment. They love the way the team can motivate them, and the social element of working with other people.

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What Are Evolution of Fintech or Financial Technology?

Imarticus Learning

Technology and Finance have gone together for time immemorial. Initially, it was about making and maintaining records of financial transactions and later the introduction of coins, paper currency and promissory notes in the early 19 th century.

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my employer pressures us to volunteer for its charitable events

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work at a for-profit company that sponsors a few charitable events each year. These events always bring us at least some clients later on, which is why my company does them (although it’s under the guise of helping the community). Our executives strongly encourage staff to volunteer. The tasks are separate from our normal job duties.

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Which Career Is More Promising: Data Scientist or Software Developer?

Imarticus Learning

The advent of rising digitalization has made a career in IT a fascinating and interesting one. However, more competition in the field of IT pressurizes on the software career aspirants to be upfront with the latest technology for survival.

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5 Career Lessons We Learned From David Rose of "Schitt's Creek"

Career Realism

If you've watched the show "Schitt's Creek," you know the story of the Rose family's fall from grace. The show hilariously follows the once well-off family as they navigate a new life in the small town of Schitt's Creek. The family learns a lot of life lessons along the way.

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my coworkers trash people in another language, my boss wants to play Cards Against Humanity, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworkers are trashing people in another language — and don’t know I can understand them. I’m in the UK, working in IT projects in a large-ish open plan office. We don’t have cubicles or anything, so it’s really easy to hear other people’s conversations. Sitting near to me are two guys who frequently switch between using English and their own native language (Urdu) when they’re speaking to each other.

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Tips For Saving Money During A Career Transition

Career Realism

Whether it's dealing with a job loss, struggling with a low-paying job, or other unanticipated life events, we all find ourselves in situations from time to time where we need to pinch pennies to get by.

am I being unrealistic in my expectations of the interview process?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I spent the past three and a half years trying to break into really competitive industries and haven’t had much luck. I’m not the most ideal candidate and am ready to just move on to plan B: grad school for an entirely different field that I’ve become pretty passionate about in the past year and a half or so. I’m totally okay with this and really excited about this path.

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