How To Interview Like A Jedi Master

The key to making a good first impression and nailing your job interview is to keep cool under pressure. What better role model for keeping calm amidst harrowingly stressful conditions do we have than the Jedi master? With the Force on his (or her) side, he vanquishes his enemies and restores order to the universe.…
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Why Companies (Should) Hire Entrepreneurs

The entrepreneurial spirit is becoming more and more attractive to today’s hiring managers because they know they’re getting a motivated, self-starter when they hire someone with a proven track record. Still, many HR departments remain leery of hiring someone they feel may be a one-man band control freak. What those companies miss is the fact…
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7 Careers Tailor-Made For Early Birds

The working population can be broken down into two fundamental groups: the night owls and the early birds. It’s pretty simple. Either you’re at your best in the morning, or your creative juices only being flowing at night. Rarely do you find the overachiever who rallies at both ends of the proverbial candle. The job…
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Top 10 Tips For Starting Your Own Small Business

So you want to quit your job and launch the next Google, do you? Good luck. Starting a business can be one of the most personally and professionally rewarding moves you ever make in your career. On the flip side, it’s a gigantic commitment fraught with danger, especially for the ill-prepared. You need a well-developed…
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PTO Proof: 5 Ways Vacations Make You A Better Worker

It sounds crazy, but a large portion of the American workforce needs to be told, if not forced, to go on vacation. It’s true. Last year, about 40 percent of Americans admitted they weren’t planning on using all of their earned vacation time, saying they were “too afraid and stressed to take days off from…
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