Have you ever thought about the life of a professional public speaker? If you enjoy giving presentations, and sharing your experiences and wisdom with others, this can be an appealing career. Many professional speakers travel extensively, meet many new people, and some of them make a very good living doing it. Here are some tips if…Details
A few weeks ago my Grandma passed away peacefully at 90 years old. As most people do on such occasions, my family and I hopped on a plane to Heber City, Utah to prepare and attend her funeral. For the last decade or two of her life, my Grandma lived a simple, yet fulfilling life.…Details
Even in the land of opportunity, it still takes work and some luck to be successful…especially if you’re starting from the bottom. To illustrate, 62% of Americans who grow up int he top fifth bracket stay in the top two-fifths while 65% of Americans born into the bottom fifth stay in the bottom two-fifths. An…Details
How would you rate your LinkedIn profile? Are you using it as a powerful job seeking tool? Does it bring you effective connections, recruiter inquiries, or relevant opportunities? LinkedIn recently analyzed a group of 4000+ newly-employed job seekers, and studied what they’d been doing on LinkedIn during their hunt. They found that most successful job seekers on LinkedIn…Details
It takes more than a snazzy suit to snag that job and head down the road to success. Don’t forget about your hair! Here’s a fun infographic from Wahl Home Products, based on a study conducted by Opinion Research Corporation. The results shown below include the different hairstyles that work best for me to successfully navigate…Details
It’s common knowledge that a career in the computer science arena generally provides a strong salary. But did you know just how many possible jobs there are in computer science? Whether you’re considering a career change, or are beginning a technical career path, you’ll want to check out this list of The 50 Highest Paying Jobs…Details
Choosing your words carefully can serve you well. And delivering your message to another person’s communication style is effort well spent.
But how often do we think about the non-verbals we’re giving off?
The Presentation Design folks at Ethos3 created the infographic below, outlining some valuable tips on nonverbal communication.
Have you ever worked within a culture where people think that everyone they work with directly is smart and capable, but that everyone else is incompetent? In my experience, I’ve found this most common in large projects or in companies that have a lot of business-to-business relationships or regulator interactions. On a related note, I live…Details
Sometimes we’re not happy at work, but we’re either feeling too negative – or too overwhelmed – to actually do anything productive about making a change. And when we get in that mode, we often lose the ability to see any of the potential positive actions we could take. Which is why the 50 Ways to…Details
Have you ever hired anyone? Reviewed resumes for an open position? I still smile over the software developer who proclaimed on his CV that he was “born to code.” He got the job, and soon we learned that he wasn’t bragging after all. The team at Almagreta Resume Templates has collected and illustrated other funny statements from resumes they’ve…Details