A reader sent me an email asking if a “1.75 percent raise” was appropriate for salary in the 90k range. “It’s like giving a waitress a $7 tip on a $300 meal,” he wrote. First of all, wouldn’t it be awesome to get a 15-20 percent raise each year? Second, if any of you leave […]
Some people call LinkedIn the Facebook of the working world. While the platform definitely draws comparisons, employers don’t search it to be updated on your latest party or to play Candy Crush. They want to learn more about you andShow More Summary
Help your career flourish through social media. Whether you’re searching for a job or you’ve already landed one, your online presence can have quite an impact on your career. So before you put yourself out there to colleagues or prospective...Show More Summary
You may have heard this quote from German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer: All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. Here’s a variation on this idea that we can use for personal growth transitions: All growth passes through three stages. Show More Summary
Many of you probably use Instagram to follow the lives of your friends and family members and maybe learn about the current fashion trends and discover exotic travel destinations. How about getting some career inspiration while scrolling...Show More Summary
I’ve been doing a lot of one-on-one meetups lately since many people came to Vegas for the 4th of July holiday weekend. I’ve also been hearing that some people almost didn’t ask to meet up because they felt a bit shy about doing so.Show More Summary
By now, most of you have heard that Kevin Durant, one of the top 5 professional basketball players in the world, made the decision over the 4th of July to leave his current team (Oklahoma City) and join what's widely...
A new book by McKinsey and Company outlines four major forces that will transform the world of the mid 21st century. A disruptive force is one that causes a major change in the fabric of an industry or society. Consulting...
Most people who conduct job interviews aren’t actually experts in hiring. In theory, recruiters should be (although, I’ve heard some horror stories about “professional” recruiters as well), but most hiring managers hire maybe one person per year. As a result, most hiring managers never become experts in hiring. Job interviews should be designed to find […]
House Bill 523 passed by Governor John Kasich on June 8, 2016 legalizes medical marijuana use in Ohio. Effective September 6, 2016, authorized licensed physicians are able to recommend the use of medical marijuana to someone with a qualifying medical condition which consists for chronic and severe illnesses. Show More Summary
(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Capella University. Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you in the best position to succeed in your field. Show More Summary
A reader named Jon shared the following story, which he gave me permission to publish: I just wanted to write you a quick, long-overdue thank you. Four years ago, during my senior year of college, I realized I should have majored in CS. Show More Summary
Site Built-It is currently running a discount special through July 5th, so today and tomorrow the price of an annual SBI subscription is $197 (instead of $299), and SBI for WordPress is $97 (instead of $149). SBI is an all-in-one service for starting an online business. Show More Summary
Sometimes office life can cause a bit of personal strife, as certain personalities just have a way of not mixing. There’s nothing you can do to solve this problem, but you must find a way to cope. When Susie from Sales is giving you a migraine, or Ben from Accounting makes you want to pop … Read the Rest ? Related posts: Evil Does Exist. Show More Summary
It’s okay to wear an enthusiastic, positive attitude on your sleeve. That’s a constructive and productive point of view when coupled with plans to make it happen. A positive, optimistic approach will improve the outcome of any situation...Show More Summary
Earlier today I watched Michael Moore’s latest documentary, Where to Invade Next, not knowing anything about it beforehand. I thought it was his best film to date and his most touchingly human one. If you haven’t seen it yet, I’d highly recommend it. Show More Summary
Your 20s are a powerful decade of your life. During this time you sculpt many of the habits and practices you’ll probably maintain throughout your 30s, 40s, and beyond. However, many 20-somethings don’t give much thought to how their decisions and actions during this decade will ultimately create their future identity. Show More Summary
This is not going to be a long-form interview where I dissect and deconstruct a world-class performer…at least not in the usual fashion. Instead, this is a special edition of The Random Show. I am joined by Kevin Rose (@KevinRose), serial entrepreneur, world-class investor, and all around wild and crazy guy. We discuss a wide […]
One of the hardest things to do is find a new opportunity. It doesn’t matter if you’re currently employed or not, searching for a new job takes time and can be very stressful. It also doesn’t get a day off. When looking for a job, it can feel like we need to be looking every […] The post Your Job Search Doesn’t Get a Day Off appeared first on hr bartender.
Many job seekers discuss networking as being a critical component to a successful job search. While the majority recognize the importance of building the right relationships, few know how to establish a rapport with a key group…headhunters. The...Show More Summary