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Learn Soft Skills & Career Advice from a Career Coach / Wharton MBA The Practical Nomad blog Wednesday, 12 March 2014 Public questioning of US government on human rights US government delegation listens to questions from the UN Human Rights Committee. (Click image for larger version.) Today and tomorrow in Geneva (early Thursday and Friday morning in the USA), a delegation from the US government will be questioned publicly by members of the UN Human Rights Committee about US implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). I'm attending the proceedings on behalf of the Identity Project. Updates and my reports from Geneva: Link | Posted by Edward, 12 March 2014, 22:24 (10:24 PM) | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0) Sunday, 2 March 2014 The Amazing Race 24, Episode 2 Guangzhou (China) This season of The Amazing Race has an All-Star cast of racers on their second or third reality-TV trip around the world. Then they wasted time arguing about what to do. The choice Mallory and Mark faced isn't as obvious as it might seem. Monday, 24 February 2014 Ms.

Advertising, Branding, Consumer Insight, Digital, Marketing, Public Relations, Design, Media - WPP 16 Year Old Builds Tiny House for a Mortgage-Free Future (Video) Fair Companies/Video screen capture The recent housing and economic crises has many people rethinking what they really need—not least those who are just starting out on their journey into adulthood and independence. Austin Hay, a high school student from Sonoma, has an alternative plan. From a tiny, off-grid home built for $2,500 to an in-depth conversation about life in a tiny house, this is a topic that is near and dear to TreeHugger's heart. For more great videos, check out Fair Companies—the same people who brought us video of a medieval ghost town turned ecovillage in Spain.

Human Workplace - Bring Life to Work, Bring Work to Life Upgrade: Travel Better | travel blog | Living the first class life... at coach prices Story of Stuff The Story of Stuff, originally released in December 2007, is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It’ll teach you something, it’ll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the Stuff in your life forever. Download the Fact Sheet Credits The Story of Stuff was written by Annie Leonard, Louis Fox, and Jonah Sachs, directed by Louis Fox and produced by Free Range Studios. Show full list of credits

World of CEOs Jobs, Opportunities and Talent Getting the top job How to give yourself the best possible shot As a former CEO headhunter and CEO confidant, Steve Tappin, our founder, is accustomed to helping CEOs get the top job. Here are his top tips: Go direct yourself The rising trend of going direct and bypassing the search firms and recruiters works both ways. And if you’re not getting anywhere with the headhunter, don’t be afraid to go direct to the chairman or board members. NB Bear in mind that if an employer recruits you through a headhunter, they’re likely to have pay a 25% premium on your first year’s salary, so they may in fact prefer it if you contact them directly! Get the insider due diligence on companies and leaders As we witnessed with the travel industry, the internet is making companies’ reputation and culture much more visible and transparent. Get yourself out there selectively and thoughtfully Get a better radar – target corporations with job gaps Magnify Your Personal Brand? By Steve Tappin Chief Executive, Xinfu

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