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Explanation

There are days when the one at Anderson Layman's Blog seems plausible.

Biking, Walking, and Danger

At Vox: The deadliest U.S. cities for biking or walking. I notice that Phoenix and Mesa are the most dangerous ones for biking. Since Mesa is pretty much in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, consider combining the numbers. This is one of those studies, however, where you wonder what's behind the numbers; e.g. Show More Summary

Midsized Firms Can’t Afford Bad Bets

Before making an ambitious investment, make sure you can actually see it through.

5 Ways To Recover From A Bad Job Interview

Did you ever leave a job interview feeling like it did not go so well? Haven't we all? Here are five ways to recover from a bad job interview. The post 5 Ways To Recover From A Bad Job Interview appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

Good Friday

At The Huffington Post: The origins, observances, and fasting rules. A trailer for "The Passion of the Christ."

The Group

The group is a collection of personalities and factions with personalities and the group itself has a personality and the factions can shift. The circumstances affecting each of those personalities can also change, sometimes enormously. Consider your own situation and there's a lot going on. Always remember the chemistry.

Women don’t apply for male-sounding jobs, study finds

A new study out of the Technical University of Munich shows that women are less likely to apply for jobs that include words like “assertive”, “independent”, “aggressive” and “analytical,” opting instead for job postings that use words like “dedicated”, “responsible”, “conscientious” and “sociable.” Men, on the other hand, were happy to apply for jobs in […]

3 Reasons You Need a Facebook Marketing Plan (and How to Get One)

People often ask me how I get so much done, and it all boils down to one word: planning. I’ve just finished a new book, The Life Plan Manifesto, (forthcoming), blogged about taking control of your time by designing your ideal week, and more recently even created a course, 5 Days to Your Best Year […]

“The Customer Is Not Always Right” – follow-up

My article on why “The Customer is Always Right” is wrong has generated an amazing amount of attention. It’s been read by 100,000s of people and been mentioned all over the internet. Call Center Magazine in the UK liked it so much that they turned it into a wall chart that is waaaaay more attractive than my original post. Download it here. […]

Quote of the Day

Nostalgia isn't what it used to be. - Anonymous

How to Give Your Boss Constructive Criticism and Still Keep Your Job

Telling off your boss isn’t necessarily a bad thing, as long as you have the right approach. Make your voice heard without putting your job in jeopardy. The post How to Give Your Boss Constructive Criticism and Still Keep Your Job appeared first on Brazen Life.

The Realities of ROWE

There are pros and cons to working in a ROWE. Where ROWE means Results Only Work Environment. One pro is… You know exactly what is expected. One con is… You know exactly what is expected. This is meant to be flippant in that it forces...Show More Summary

Compensation: More Than a Paycheck [infographic] – Friday Distraction

I recently saw a post over on the Jellyvision ALEX blog about a decline in voluntary benefits. You know, things like dental, vision or life insurance. You can check the post out here. I agree that benefits are an important part of an employee’s total compensation package. Show More Summary

How To Do Great Work & Succeed Like Steve Jobs

Need inspiration to get your dream job? Here are my favorite pieces of wisdom from Steve Jobs’ Stanford speech - use them to advance your career NOW! The post How To Do Great Work & Succeed Like Steve Jobs appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

The Challenges & Rewards Of A Mid-Life Career Change

Many people are intimidated by the idea of making a mid-life career change. But age plays a much smaller role in getting a job than is commonly believed. The post The Challenges & Rewards Of A Mid-Life Career Change appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

What Do Salespeople Actually Do?

If you’re looking for a job that is very varied and makes lots of money, sales could be for you. But what do salespeople actually do? Find out. The post What Do Salespeople Actually Do? appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

The Beg, Borrow, And Steal Method To Success

The "Beg, Borrow, and Steal" method is a great way to build your career success. Find out what it is and how you can make it work for you. The post The Beg, Borrow, And Steal Method To Success appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

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