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Archived Since:February 24, 2011

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The Five Questions Every New Employee Should Ask On Their First Day

The questions every new hire should ask (but most don't!) to make sure to start off on the path to career success.

Amber Case On Geoloqi Acquistion: ‘Esri Is A Beautiful Match’

“There were a lot of interested investors,” says Amber Case, Geoloqi co-founder and CEO. “And it was pretty much either take money from investors who said they could help us or take a merging investment from Esri who we knew could."

Dream Jobs: Rachel Barrie, Master Blender, Morrison Bowmore Distilleries

Morrison Bowmore's first female Master Blender on women, whisky and a spirited career path in chemistry.

Does ‘International Day Of The Girl’ Make Targets Of Little Girls?

How can we keep a girl safe as she goes from educated girl to empowered woman in communities where being “pro-West” is a crime punishable by death? And how can we champion their success stories without painting targets on their back...

How Martha Raddatz’ Abortion Question Won The Vice-Presidential Debate

By asking the question in the context of faith, candidates were unable to stick to party lines. A prediction? It won’t be long before Ryan’s statements are edited into Obama ads reiterating the War on Women.

The Four Essential Personality Traits Of Every Entrepreneur

A new book details the four personality "types" of successful entrepreneurs with a test that's the Myers-Briggs of entrepreneurship. Are you heart-, smarts-, guts- or luck-dominant?

The Best Cities For Working Mothers, 2012

For the fourth year running, we've tracked down the data and tallied the numbers to determine the best U.S. cities for working moms and their families to call home—and this year's No. 1 is a real surprise.

Presidential Debates ‘Most Tweeted’ Event In (Post-Twitter) U.S. Political History

Will each concurrent debate this season set a new record on Twitter? Will the acceptance/defeat speeches on November 7th? "You betcha."

Top Five Personality Traits Employers Hire Most

…they all can be evaluated by a recruiter or hiring manager within the first 30 seconds of meeting a candidate.

‘You Look Like A Convict’ And The Most Common Pitfalls Of Interviewing Over Skype

60% of employers say they're doing job interviews over video or Skype. Unemployed America--get ready for your close-up!

‘The Female Factor’ And Other Proven Tricks To Get Into Y-Combinator

Y Combinator alums share their secrets to the application process--and changing the gender ratio in the preeminent accelerator.

700,000 New Retail Jobs For Holiday 2012: Here’s Who’s Hiring

Major retailers announced early numbers for holiday hiring jumps, adding what experts are calling an additional 700,000 temporary jobs to the economy for the third quarter of 2012, a slight uptick from holiday hiring last year. Macy’s will hire 80,000 seasonal retail employees according to a report out Monday, a 1.2% increase from 2011. Kohl’s, [...]

Marissa Mayer Is Crowd-Sourcing Her Baby’s Name

In an email to friends and colleagues, Yahoo's CEO is looking for name ideas for her eight-pound bundle of joy.

Is Teaching Collaboration The Catch-22 Of Education?

When collaboration is the job skill du jour, how do you educate the next generation workforce?

Why J.K. Rowling’s ‘Casual Vacancy’ Will Make Millions Off The Critics’ Bad Reviews

A Casual Vacancy may not have charmed the critics, but best-sellers rarely do. We're betting JK Rowling's adult novel won't just please readers, but will rake in the cash.

10 Body Language Tics That Could Cost You The Interview — And The Job

From hair-tucking to eye-rolling to leaning in too close, watch out for these career-altering body language mistakes in your next interview.

The 10 Best Careers For Wannabe Entrepreneurs

Do you have dreams of being your own boss? Of scaling a startup from dorm room brainstorm to billion dollar IPO? Of block-long lines waiting for your artisanal tacos? If so, you’re in luck.

Mommy! Four Ways Boomers Are Beating Millennials At The Job Hunt

When it comes to the online job-hunt, Millennials aren’t as web-savvy as we thought they were. Turns out they're losing to Boomers at web-design, job boards and even social media.

The Three Rules Of Workplace Friendships

Workplace friendships for women get a bad rap. Are we all toxic, jealous harpies? I doubt it. Three simple rules to create and maintain healthy--and mutually beneficial--workplace friendships.

When Snitches Get Stitches: Physical Violence As Workplace Retaliation On The Rise

The number one weapon used at work is the fist. The second? The stapler. An increase in physical violence as retaliation against workplace whistle-blowers, means both are cause for concern.

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