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10 unexpected body language adjustments that will boost your career - Unimenta news on training support

10 unexpected body language adjustments that will boost your career - Unimenta news on training support | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
How you carry yourself makes all the difference in day to day interactions. Here's how to straighten up and show your best side. - Unimenta news on training support
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Still Waiting For Your Wave To Come In? Entrepreneurship After 60

Still Waiting For Your Wave To Come In? Entrepreneurship After 60 | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Instead of looking toward to retirement and the prospect of peaceful days with no troublesome deadlines, those over 60 are facing questions about how far their finances will extend. In addition, they are confused whether or not it’s even healthy to retire.The good news: You’re likely to live longer than your parents and grandparents did.The hard question: Can you afford it? Will your brain deteriorate without work to challenge it?Make MoneyEconomic insecurity haunts many people when they retire.
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Best Advice: Listen, Learn, Lead

Best Advice: Listen, Learn, Lead | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
In this series, professionals share the words of wisdom that made all the difference in their lives. Follow the stories here and write your own (please include the hashtag #BestAdvice in the body of your post).The lessons I’ve learned over my 40-plus-year career have come from a wide range of sources. I’ve turned to business leaders, publications and news items, and lately I’ve expanded my horizon and am reading blogs, tweets and other social media vehicles. But, as valuable as all of these reso
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A Handy Little Guide to International Business Etiquette

A Handy Little Guide to International Business Etiquette | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Learn the ins and outs of international business etiquette in some countries from around the world.
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How to Open Your Talk - All Things Presentations

How to Open Your Talk - All Things Presentations | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Tips and tricks on how to open your talk with your audience.
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Working Abroad: Making the Most of an Overseas Placement

Working Abroad: Making the Most of an Overseas Placement | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
An overseas work placement is a great opportunity to experience a new culture but it is rarely plain sailing. Get valuable tips to help you survive and thrive during your stay!
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First Impression: 3 Reasons I'd Look Twice at Your Resume

First Impression: 3 Reasons I'd Look Twice at Your Resume | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
I've hired thousands of people over the course of my career, which means I've read tens of thousands of resumes. I've seen great resumes that have helped people launch thriving careers -- and, unfortunately, I've seen plenty that have fallen flat. A resume is your first impression on a potential employer. And in many cases, it will determine whether you get the chance to make a second impression. At Lockheed Martin, it's not unusual to get hundreds of applicants for a single job opening, so th
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14 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent

14 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
What makes some people more successful in work and life than others? IQ and work ethic are important, but they don't tell the whole story. Our emotional intelligence -- the way we manage emotions, both our own and those of others -- can play a critic...
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How to be Tactful: Responding With Diplomacy and Grace

How to be Tactful: Responding With Diplomacy and Grace | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Learn how to develop tact, so that you can preserve relationships, demonstrate courtesy, and strengthen your reputation.
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After 15 years of practice, why are we still so awful at email? - FT.com

After 15 years of practice, why are we still so awful at email? - FT.com | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Last week I got an email that went like this. “Dear colleagues, Please join me for the next Global Conversation webcast on December 10th. All the details are in my blog post. Best — ” It was short and snappy, which was good. It was clear and fairly
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Taking the sting out of criticism at work

Taking the sting out of criticism at work | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
None of us likes hearing we're not perfect, but defensiveness is self-defeating. Here's how to respond to negative feedback.
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Planet of the phones

Planet of the phones | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
THE dawn of the planet of the smartphones came in January 2007, when Steve Jobs, Apple’s chief executive, in front of a rapt audience of Apple acolytes, brandished...
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Why Listening Might Be The Most Important Skill To Hire For

Why Listening Might Be The Most Important Skill To Hire For | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
You can teach hard skills, but emotional intelligence and active listening? These are the skills that really matter when looking for a job.
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8 Ways To Ruin Your Office Culture

8 Ways To Ruin Your Office Culture | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it

Businesses in America and worldwide have become increasingly adept at increasing productivity, improving margins, and making money.But what about our happiness at work? Alarming statistics have between 70-80% of employees actively disengaged at work. We’re unhappy at our jobs, and if you hadn’t noticed, we spend a ton of our lives at work. The importance of employment happiness seems readily apparent. Even so, many Americans have little to no expectation of liking their jobs or feeling satisfied

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LinkedIn reveals the top skills recruiters searched for in 2014

LinkedIn reveals the top skills recruiters searched for in 2014 | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
LinkedIn has revealed the most in-demand skills in the UK in 2014, based on hiring and recruiting activity on the professional network...
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The Shy Woman’s Guide to Having Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

The Shy Woman’s Guide to Having Difficult Conversations in the Workplace | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
In a meeting that is predominately male, where there is an abundance of testosterone and typical traits such as competitiveness, strength and energy abound, for a shy woman it can be intimidating to confidently speak out and let her voice be heard.With only 17.7% of the FTSE 250 directorships being held by women, the more senior you become, chances are, you will be in meetings that are predominantly male environments.Whether you are a woman in business or a woman climbing the corporate ladder, i
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The cover letter is out: What's hot (and what's not) in job searching - Workopolis

The cover letter is out: What's hot (and what's not) in job searching - Workopolis | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
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The 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development | Training Industry

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Scandinavia leads the way for women on boards - but not female execs

Scandinavia leads the way for women on boards - but not female execs | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Norway has no female execs despite board quotas, while the UAE looks deceptively good for gender equality.
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For New Bosses: 8 Tips for Difficult Feedback Discussions | Sam Owens | LinkedIn

For New Bosses: 8 Tips for Difficult Feedback Discussions | Sam Owens | LinkedIn | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
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The Ugly Truth About Meetings | Visual.ly

The Ugly Truth About Meetings | Visual.ly | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Meetings are meant to be an engine of productivity in the workplace. But what's meant to be an efficient way for people to get together to discuss ide
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The Art And Science Of Giving And Receiving Criticism At Work

The Art And Science Of Giving And Receiving Criticism At Work | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Understanding the psychology of criticism can help you give better feedback and better deal with negative reviews.
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The glass-ceiling index

The glass-ceiling index | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
AS IT is International Women’s Day on March 8th, The Economist has created a “glass-ceiling index”, to show where women have the best chances of equal...
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