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Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius

Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius

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Why Travel Is Very, Very Good for Your Résumé I’m saddened to hear about people who would love to travel more but are concerned about the impact taking an extended trip might have on their careers. You know that saying about regrets — I’m not sure all these people will get to seventy and say “I really wish I’d got one extra promotion”, but I bet a heap of them will think “I wish I’d traveled more”. Life is too short to spend too much of it working. So to help persuade these trip-taking fence-sitters I’ve put together this list of reasons why travel is actually good for your resume. Riding the Ferry, Washington State © woodleywonderworks Travel Develops Your Interpersonal Skills

CNN Student News - February 17, 2016 Politics swirl around the notion of filling a late justice's seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. Oil-producing nations grapple with the prospect of changing their production plans. the five type of mentors you need When we talk about mentorship in the workplace, we often focus on finding one person who can help to guide us through the challenges we will face at work. It might be better to think about the set of people you need to have around you to help you succeed. With that in mind, here are a few people who should be part of your mentoring team.

4 Reasons Why Being Comfortable Isn’t a Good Thing We should all be comfortable, shouldn’t we? Well the answer may be obvious to most; yes of course everyone should have the right to a comfortable life. However comfort most often goes hand in hand with stagnation, in whatever your goals may be. Being comfortable means that you have accomplished what you think is necessary and have no further interest in pursuing goals of self-improvement in your health, career, mind and overall life. If you are comfortable and have no intentions of interrupting the daily motions of your current lifestyle, then read no further; however if you are looking to better yourself and pursue goals and dreams, I have compiled four reasons why you should never let yourself get comfortable until you have accomplished all that you have set out to accomplish. “Even though I played professionally in Cleveland, I still lived in Akron.

How to Write a Cover Letter: 14 Best Practices for Dramatically Better Job Applications The cover letter is one of the few documents that nearly everyone will have to write at some point in their life. It has been said that the CV is possibly the most important document you will ever write and if this is the case then arguably, the cover letter could be a close second. The good news is that whilst it might seem complex, in truth it is a just a combination of basic principles that need to be included and followed. NOTE: Want to see everything a cover letter should include in a nice little package? Download our Free Cover Letter Cheat Sheet! Why does it even matter? Why the Five People Around You Are Crucial to Your Success One of my company's co-founders, Jeremy Weir, recently spent a weekend surfing with Uber co-founder Ryan Graves, enjoying talks about upending markets and fundamentally changing businesses. He returned from the trip having had an epiphany and possessed a renewed sense of excitement as we prepared to launch into a new vertical. Because Jeremy typically works by himself in a remote office, Graves’ influence proved to be a huge asset. It all proves that the company that a businessperson keeps can have a profound effect on him or her and subsequently the success of a business. Related: Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You

Why are so many college students failing to gain job skills before graduation? If you watch college sports on television, you’ve probably seen the ad for Enterprise Rent-A-Car featuring former college athletes working behind the counter at your nearby Enterprise location. Enterprise – which hires more entry-level college graduates annually than any other company in the U.S. — likes recruiting college athletes because they know how to work on teams and multitask. “We see a lot of transferable skills in athletes,” Marie Artim, vice president of talent acquisition at Enterprise, told me. Even so, Enterprise, like many employers, still finds today’s college graduates severely lacking in some basic skills, particularly problem solving, decision making, and the ability to prioritize tasks.

The Busy Person's Guide to Content Curation: A 3-Step Process 841 Flares Filament.io 841 Flares × Museums curate works of art. We digital marketers curate blog posts. Though our link shares may not be artistic contributions, the idea of curation is at least the same at museums and online: We’re all seeking only the best material to pass along to our patrons, customers, fans, or followers. Finding and sharing exquisite content has never had more value than it does today. People love being told what’s good to read or essential to see. Thanksgiving-anglais From which city did the Mayflower depart? The Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown commemorates the Pilgrims' first landing in New England. How many days did it take for the Mayflower to reach the New World? How many people were there on board that ship? John Alden (a barrel-maker)and his wife. They had 10 children.

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