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Untitled. It’s difficult to tell from an application or interview if somebody will succeed, so firms often default to referrals and direct industry experience.


They want to reduce uncertainty any way they can, and the way it plays out in the job market places people switching industries at a big disadvantage, says a new study. This Is the Best Career Advice We’ve Heard in a Long Time. A New Business Strategy: Treating Employees Well. While some companies squeeze staff to make more money, a growing number are testing the theory that they can have both profits and happy workers.

A New Business Strategy: Treating Employees Well

Employees at King Arthur Flour's bakery in Vermont (Alana Semuels) NORWICH, Vt. –Call centers are not, typically, very happy places—especially around the holidays. Workers have quotas to make, and often sit in bleak cubicles, headsets on, plowing through calls from stressed shoppers, as they count down the minutes until lunch. Employers ignore almost everything on your application–except this. It’s the holiday season, and millions of people are about to get a flood of unsolicited career advice from older relatives.

Employers ignore almost everything on your application–except this

Most of it will be useless. You don’t need to be told that a resume should be clear, uncluttered, and typo free. (A good summary of common, deal-breaking mistakes comes from Google HR head Laszlo Bock.) Uld work emails be banned after 6pm? 10 April 2014Last updated at 07:01 ET By Tom de Castella BBC News Magazine France has brought in rules to protect employees from work email disturbing them outside office hours.

uld work emails be banned after 6pm?

Would a law to this effect be feasible elsewhere? You're reclining on the beach admiring the surf when your phone goes beep. You've got mail. Here's The Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day. All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen.

Here's The Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day

Some even conflict with each other. What we need is a system. What schedule do the pros use? What system does science say allows us to be most productive? What’s key is feeling in control and making sure your energy levels are matched to the importance of the task at hand. 6 Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day. Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?

6 Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day

Know how many days per week you’re actually productive? 6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day. Heldergroen Design Studio - Cables Pull Desks Up After 6 pm. This small device cancels out your co-worker's annoying gossip and laughter. Esta startup quiere que te pases un año viajando por el mundo sin dejar tu trabajo. Cada vez son más las empresas que permiten que sus empleados trabajen de forma remota.

Esta startup quiere que te pases un año viajando por el mundo sin dejar tu trabajo

Además de una mejor conciliación entre la vida laboral y la familiar, en la mayoría de los casos esta práctica mejora la productividad. Pero Remote Year va un paso más allá. Esta startup ofrece la posibilidad de viajar alrededor del mundo durante un año sin que por ello tengas que dejar de trabajar. Tal y como explican en su web, Remote Year permite que los participantes en el programa “disfruten de todos los beneficios de viajar sin ninguno de los riesgos”.

Para ello, la empresa se ocupa de toda la logística, ya sean itinerarios, alojamientos o actividades. El programa visitará 18 sitios distintos alrededor del mundo, pasando entre 2 y 5 semanas en cada uno de ellos. British-educated investor resigns after daughter,10, hands him list of milestones he's missed. The 56-year-old, who is now Chief Economic Adviser at German insurer Allianz, Pimco’s parent company, told wealth management magazine Worth : “About a year ago, I asked my daughter several times to do something — brush her teeth, I think it was — with no success.

British-educated investor resigns after daughter,10, hands him list of milestones he's missed

I reminded her that it was not so long ago that she would have immediately responded, and I wouldn’t have had to ask her multiple times; she would have known from my tone of voice that I was serious. “She asked me to wait a minute, went to her room and came back with a piece of paper. It was a list that she had compiled of her important events and activities that I had missed due to work commitments. Talk about a wake-up call. “The list contained 22 items, from her first day at school and first soccer match of the season to a parent-teacher meeting and a Halloween parade. The i-D guide to getting ahead in fashion. Brush up your CV, spellcheck your blog, head for the Capital, dress up, go out and be prepared to work your arse off. i-D's handy guide for securing the fashion career of your dreams tells it like it is.

the i-D guide to getting ahead in fashion

DO: USE YOUR YOUTHMake no mistake, fashion feeds off the energy, ideas, enthusiasm and generally wrinkle-free attractiveness of young people. Do degrees matter in creative industries? "Most graduates today leave with a total debt of £44,000.

Do degrees matter in creative industries?

Fine, if you want to be a vet or a lawyer, but what about if you want a job in the creative industries? " Sam Wolfson gets deep on degrees. August, 1989. The National Union Of Students, still a politically radical organisation railing against the Thatcher government, is trying to get young people to campaign the abolition University maintenance grants. They put an advert in the NME with the headline “STUDENT LOANS - HOW WILL IT AFFECT YOU?”

“Last November the Government announced that it intended to put an end to the system of student financial support and introduce student loans. How quaint that now sounds. Almost half of graduates under 30 are working in non-graduate jobs in areas like catering or hospitality, and the highest number of these are graduates with a degree in the arts, humanities or media. How to hire millennials—and weed out the bad ones - Quartz. Yes, I hear you complain about them every day: Those millennials, they ask about vacation time in the first interview! They get a bad cold and disappear for days! They want my job after a week in their job! “Who do these upstarts think they are,” you moan to me over every business lunch. I feel your pain—but question your premise. Sure, there are tons of indolent slackers lounging in their parents’ rec rooms and some of them should stay there because they make terrible employees.

Climb the Career Ladder with the Frank Sinatra Principle. The secret to a higher salary is to ask for nothing at all - Quartz. Columbia, South Carolina South Carolina, as expected, voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary today (Feb. 27). 'Reunionitis': cómo poner fin a ese cáncer para la productividad. How to Get Through a Workday on No Sleep. So, you couldn’t sleep last night. You’d like nothing more than to go back to bed, but you’ve got a long day of work staring you in the face. Los trucos del community manager - Gestión - Emprendedores - Webs. “Es un punto muy importante: si eres una compañía, tienes una identidad y quieres captar nuevos clientes, no puedes hacerlo con contenido meramente corporativo. Abre la mente y piensa qué les puede llamar la atención”, explica Pablo Porcar, consultor de marketing online del IED. “Nosotros somos una Universidad de Diseño. Si soy prescriptor de diseño, tendré que demostrarlo y qué mejor manera de hacerlo que analizando tendencias y encontrando contenido interesante”.

Es una de las técnicas básicas para crear comunidad alrededor de una marca. Ahora, lo práctico: ¿cómo dar con ese contenido si no eres capaz de generarlo tú mismo (mediante, por ejemplo, un blog)? The Ideal Commute Is Not Actually No Commute. I can't say for sure that I have the world's shortest commute, but if it were any shorter, I'd probably be dead. My commute is three each way: That would be steps, not stops or even minutes. Three steps from the threshold of my bedroom to that of my home office. To be totally honest, I've done the trip in one. My version of a traffic jam is when one of the cats is lying in the doorway. My version of a real-time transit update is, I suppose, whatever spinal signal tells the brain the legs are working.

Open-plan offices make employees less productive, less happy, and more likely to get sick - Quartz. This week as Donald Trump was crowned the Republican presidential nominee, a ghost from his past also emerged into the spotlight. In a profile for the New Yorker, Tony Schwartz, the ghostwriter for his 1987 book The Art of the Deal, expressed regret over co-creating a mythical Donald Trump. The depiction spawned a reality TV show, The Apprentice, which made Trump a household name and painted him as an embodiment of the American Dream. Both the book and TV show were incidental, pivotal events that helped the real estate tycoon secure the nomination.

I understood gender discrimination once I added “Mr.” to my resume and landed a job - Quartz. It was the late 90s and I was at an interesting phase of my career. For the first time in my life I possessed relevant qualifications, experience and could also show a successful track record in my chosen career path. Computer Vision Syndrome and You. Smelling Death: On the Job With New York's Crime-Scene Cleaners - Saira Khan. Daily Worth - Moving On At Work. The Billfold - Lease Renegotiation. Daily Worth - Moving On At Work. Most London office workers 'don't take break for lunch' 98 per cent of the capital's workforce miss out on a full lunch hour - with one in four of us taking an average of less than 15 minutes each day. Study: Most People Aren’t Biased Against Female Bosses. A new study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology has analyzed the findings of 95 previous studies and determined that there is no difference in perceived leadership effectiveness of men and women.

Both genders were equally likely to be perceived as effective, competent leaders — though the study notes that there was an assumption in previous studies that people would be biased in favor of male bosses. For a fun note about self-perception though, the scientists write that if self-evaluations are examined, men rate themselves as better leaders than women rate themselves. LearnVest - 8 Signs You Might Not Want to Take the Job.

What's it like to work for somebody famous? - News - People. Celebrity Personal Assistants - What It's Really Like. Job Search: These Positions are In-Demand. The 31 Best Pieces Of Career Advice for Young Women. Detrás de una gran bloguera... hay un novio con paciencia. The Honest Company. Cityballet. Dance Magazine – If it's happening in the world of dance, it's happening in Dance Magazine. Anna Wintour Leslie Moonves Interview - Vogue Magazine. Dear Customer Relations – The World's Best Funny Complaint Letters. Dear Customer Relations – The World's Best Funny Complaint Letters. Dear Customer Relations – The World's Best Funny Complaint Letters. Busquem emprenedors - Time Out barcelona. Herriott Grace Trailer.

10 Creativity Tips From J.Crew CEO Mickey Drexler. Herriott Grace. Meet The Richest Woman In Fashion: Just How Did Burberry's Boss Get To The Top? 10 gestos que no debes hacer en una entrevista de trabajo - Psicocode. Freelance Or Office Infographic. Abercrombie & Fitch Employee Confession - Fashion Jobs.