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Picked the wrong career? This five-year plan could help

By Kate Ashford|BBC A significant career change can be overwhelming. This five-year plan could help. Seven years ago, Donna Lubrano was a personal fitness trainer. Today, she teaches business courses for Northeastern University in Massachusetts in the US — but … Continue reading

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5 Standout Things To Bring To Your Next Interview

Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, MRW | April 25, 2013 2013-04-25 07:00:22 It may seem obvious. You were invited to an interview with the hiring manager or recruiter. They beckoned you because they like your resume and believe you are qualified for the … Continue reading

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20 Best Jobs To Have a Life

Glassdoor Team | September 24, 2014 Ever dream of a job that really allows you to balance your work life with your personal life? The truth is – some jobs do this better than others. To help, Glassdoor, the leading … Continue reading

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框架内思维 创新更有力[CN]

最有意义的想法经常就在我们的眼皮子底下。 By DREW BOYD / JACOB GOLDENBERG|WSJ.com 大多数首席执行长(CEO)听到“创新”这个词时都会翻白眼,它让人想起这样的场景:员工们浪费数小时、甚至 数日的时间坐在豆袋椅上一边扔着飞镖,一边反复寻思着他们已经考虑过的想法。“头脑风暴”已然成了无聊和挫折的代名词. 在过去十年里,我们在世界不同地方和每一个主要行业都问过高级主管们有关创新的两个关键问题。第一个问题:“以一到十评分,创新对你公司成功的重要性有多大?”第二个问题:“以一到十评分,你对你公司的创新水平满意度度如何?” 

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Seven Mistakes That Will Cost You the Job

By DANIEL LIPPMAN |WSJ.com Hunting for a job can be stressful, especially in a lackluster economy. But there’s no reason to hurt your chances by making common mistakes: 1. Using a generic cover letter. If you’re not customizing your letter … Continue reading

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Migration to UK more than double government target

BBC| http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18189797 Net migration to the UK remains more than double the government’s target of fewer than 100,000 people a year, according to new figures. In the 12 months to last September, net migration – the number arriving in the UK … Continue reading

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Employers planning to raise salaries this year: survey

SINGAPORE: Companies in Asia Pacific including Singapore are planning to raise salaries this year to help employees cope with inflation, according to a survey by human resources consultancy firm Towers Watson. The online survey, conducted between February and March, covered … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Land a Job at Google

Reblogged from Lauren Indvik@ http://mashable.com/2011/06/12/how-to-land-a-job-at-google/ This week we spoke with Bryan Power, a people operations manager at Google, for advice on getting hired by the tech giant. Power oversees sales hiring in the North and South America regions. Previously, he led recruiting … Continue reading

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Where are you on the global pay scale

BBC 29 March 2012 The average wage, calculated by the International Labour Organization, is published here for the first time. It’s a rough figure based on data from 72 countries, omitting some of the world’s poorest nations. All figures are adjusted … Continue reading

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Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs-by Greg Smith

A Goldman Sachs banker’s dramatic resignation letter, published in the Op-Ed pages of The New York Times By GREG SMITH @nytimes| March 14, 2012 TODAY is my last day at Goldman Sachs. After almost 12 years at the firm — first as a … Continue reading

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