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18 Surprising Things That Affect Whether You Get Hired

18 Surprising Things That Affect Whether You Get Hired | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
There are a lot of things that can go wrong in a job interview, and many of them are small, even seemingly insignificant things you might not expect.
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20 Public Speaking Tips of the Best TED Talks

20 Public Speaking Tips of the Best TED Talks | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Concrete ways to be a better speaker... and some great TED Talks, too!
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185 Powerful Verbs That Will Make Your Resume Awesome

185 Powerful Verbs That Will Make Your Resume Awesome | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
185 Powerful Verbs That Will Make Your Resume Awesome: No matter what duty or accomplishment you’re tr...
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Servant Leadership: Putting Your Team First, and Yourself Second

Servant Leadership: Putting Your Team First, and Yourself Second | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Being a servant leader can boost engagement, increase trust and build better team relationships. Includes 10 key characteristics of servant leadership.
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The distraction economy: how technology downgraded attention

The distraction economy: how technology downgraded attention | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Focus for a second. Tech companies such as Facebook and Tinder are battling to monetise your ephemeral interests, writes Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
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Encouraging employees to voice their values

Encouraging employees to voice their values | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
How can organizations encourage their employees to act responsibly and to voice their values effectively and constructively when they see things that put the firm and its reputation, not to mention public safety and wellbeing, at risk?
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The Job Search Jargon to Avoid at All Costs

The Job Search Jargon to Avoid at All Costs | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Job Search Jargon - The Muse: Get the words "hit the ground running" off of y...
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50 Quotes to Inspire You to Reinvent Your Career

If you're not doing exactly what you want to be doing, let these quotes be all the motivation you need to get you back in the game.
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6 Questions You Should Ask About A Company's Culture Before You Accept The Job

6 Questions You Should Ask About A Company's Culture Before You Accept The Job | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Want to know what really goes on within a company, before you take a position? Ask these questions in the interview.
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Does the 70-20-10 model transfer to Business English training? | LinkedIn

Does the 70-20-10 model transfer to Business English training? | LinkedIn | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
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Fawning Over Phones: Our Worrying Addiction?

Fawning Over Phones: Our Worrying Addiction? | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Last week, Ericsson put out a report saying that 90 percent of the world’s population over the age of 6 would have a mobile phone by 2020. That seems like…
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When Wall Street and Silicon Valley come together – a cautionary tale

When Wall Street and Silicon Valley come together – a cautionary tale | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Increasingly, to oppose tech innovation is akin to defaulting on Enlightenment values. But there is a dark side to this gospel of digitalisation when it is closely aligned with financial motives
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A Second Chance to Make the Right Impression - HBR

A Second Chance to Make the Right Impression - HBR | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Romualdo Faura Years ago a friend of mine, Gordon, interviewed for a position at a prominent university. During his daylong visit to campus, he had lunch with a senior faculty member (let’s call him Bob) who had final say over the hire. After their food arrived, Bob said of his meal, “You know, this is […]
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5 Simple Things Beloved Bosses Do (Infographic)

5 Simple Things Beloved Bosses Do (Infographic) | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Yes, your employees want more from you, but they don't necessarily want more money.
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Some Easy Tips For Making Hard Decisions

Some Easy Tips For Making Hard Decisions | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
A number of years ago, I came to a surprising observation:a) I realized people need to make a lot of decisions (big and small)b) For the most part, decisions get more difficult over time. (There are lots of decisions that simply go away, as you build process and patterns, but the ones you do have to make are harder)Why is that? Why do decisions get harder?Quite simply: There's what is known as "survivorship bias". Basically, the reason decisions you're trying to still make are so hard, is becaus
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5 Reasons Hiring Processes Never Attract the Best People (Like You)

5 Reasons Hiring Processes Never Attract the Best People (Like You) | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Every company needs to hire great people. But many companies can’t seem to find them.Maybe the problem doesn’t lie with the candidates – maybe the problem lies with you.Here are some ways your hiring process may be driving away some of the best candidates:1. You haven’t decided what you really need.Job descriptions often include laundry lists of required attributes. The “perfect candidate” must possess an impossibly broad set of skills, qualities, credentials, experiences, etc.When you say you w
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The act of presentation

The act of presentation | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Managers who are expected to give presentations can learn an enormous amount from the techniques of acting. So forget the Powerpoint slides for a moment and take some lessons from the stage...
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What’s Lost When Experts Retire

What’s Lost When Experts Retire | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Certain kinds of knowledge are hard to transfer.
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What motivates employees to go the extra mile?

What motivates employees to go the extra mile? | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
A new study addresses this important management issue.
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Stop Wasting Everyone’s Time

Stop Wasting Everyone’s Time | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
New data-mining tools are helping companies pinpoint which work groups impose the most on others’ time and raising awareness of behaviors such as overuse of ‘reply all.’
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How NOT to Introduce Yourself

How NOT to Introduce Yourself | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Networking is one of the most challenging skills you may have to learn in the world of business. It can be an awkward experience, having the attention of a group of strangers focused on you, and
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Essential Tools of Talent Management

Essential Tools of Talent Management | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
There’s a problem that small-to-midsized but fast-growing private companies often don’t see coming until the damage is done. Namely – they don’t recognize until it’s too late just how much value is being lost owing to immature talent development, retention, evaluation and recruitment processes. Why is talent overlooked? There are many reasons [...]
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10 Signs The Interview Went Well

10 Signs The Interview Went Well | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Nervously waiting to hear if you nailed the interview and got the job? These signs can ease your mind.
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Top Ten Reasons Why Large Companies Fail To Keep Their Best Talent

Top Ten Reasons Why Large Companies Fail To Keep Their Best Talent | English for HR and working life | Scoop.it
Big companies are notoriously bad at keeping their best people. Here's why Dilbert lives in most big companies.
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