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The Career Ladder Isn’t In The Office  — Medium

The Career Ladder Isn’t In The Office  — Medium | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
A dirty secret about getting ahead: half of it is about what you do when you’re not at the office. 
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Why is Microsoft buying LinkedIn?

Why is Microsoft buying LinkedIn? | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Microsoft just surprised the world with its LinkedIn acquisition. Valued at $26.2 billion, it's a huge price to pay for a social network, and it tops the charts as Microsoft'
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It’s Time to Stop Glorifying the 80-hour Work Week. — ReadThink (by HubSpot)

It’s Time to Stop Glorifying the 80-hour Work Week. — ReadThink (by HubSpot) | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
I grew up in the Midwest. I didn’t grow up Protestant, but the idea of the Protestant work ethic was a very real part of my upbringing.
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Victoria's Secret may be giving into retail's most dangerous strategy

Victoria's Secret may be giving into retail's most dangerous strategy | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Victoria's Secret had two back to back sales in a row — that could spell trouble for a brand.
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The New Overtime Rules Will Help Middle-Class Americans

The New Overtime Rules Will Help Middle-Class Americans | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
New Overtime Rules Will Help Middle-Class Americans. Will the Labor Department’s new overtime rule pose perils for the poor young professionals who..
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More Time Off Equals More Productivity and More Happiness — Medium

More Time Off Equals More Productivity and More Happiness — Medium | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
I hope you all had a great Memorial Day weekend. It’s amazing how the Tuesday after a three-day weekend blasts off for me. This little…
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Early Is On Time, On Time Is Late, And Late Is Unacceptable — Medium

Early Is On Time, On Time Is Late, And Late Is Unacceptable — Medium | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
If the meeting starts at 10 a.m., do you arrive at 9:55 or at 10 a.m., or are you the person that disrupts the meeting by trying to sneak…
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7 Reasons You Didn't Get the Job After Doing Everything Right

7 Reasons You Didn't Get the Job After Doing Everything Right | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Read our career advice article, 7 Reasons You Didn't Get the Job After Doing Everything Right
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7 Signs Your Key Employee Is Leaving You

7 Signs Your Key Employee Is Leaving You | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Key employees don't just leave without warning. Here's how to know if you should be worried.
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These Are The Skills Bosses Say New College Grads Do Not Have - Forbes

These Are The Skills Bosses Say New College Grads Do Not Have - Forbes | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
As college graduates burst out of the gates of their respective alma maters, polished and confident in their abilities, few are probably thinking ahead to a possible speed bump that sits in their paths. That stubborn obstacle would be the disconnect between the jobs they eventually secure and the skills [...]
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People under 30 have way weaker grips than they did a few decades ago

People under 30 have way weaker grips than they did a few decades ago | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
If you get a weak handshake from a millennial, don't blame him or her. It could be a generational thing. Researchers from the Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina found that men and women under 30 have weaker grip strength than they did back in 1985. Their work was published (paywall) in the Journal of Hand Therapy
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Are you in the question business or the answer business? — Medium

Are you in the question business or the answer business? — Medium | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
I was recently at a dinner with several fascinating thought leaders and for some reason or another the conversation turned to the…
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And it’s not just age being ignored but experience too….. — Don’t Panic, Just Hire

And it’s not just age being ignored but experience too….. — Don’t Panic, Just Hire | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
I’ve just read an amazing article by Nicky Bullard in which she discusses our “Obsession with youth over Gems” highlighting how talented…
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'Thought Leader' gives talk about 'Thought Leadership' that will inspire your thoughts

'Thought Leader' gives talk about 'Thought Leadership' that will inspire your thoughts | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Pat Kelly vividly remembers when he first knew he was a “thought leader”: “In 2005, I met another ‘thought leader’ and I asked him how he became a ‘thought leader’ and he said ‘I don’t know.’ It was then that I knew I could be one too.”
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I’m the boss, that’s why — Medium

I’m the boss, that’s why — Medium | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Ever had a boss say something like that? It’s perhaps the quickest way to disengage your employees. As soon as they hear something like…
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7 Social Media Résumé Concepts That Will Make You Rethink Yours

7 Social Media Résumé Concepts That Will Make You Rethink Yours | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Check out some of these amazing social media résumés to spark your job hunting creativity
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The End of the Office Dress Code

The End of the Office Dress Code | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
In the sartorial battle between the individual and the corporation, the individual is winning. But what happens when one person’s “appropriate” is another person’s “disgraceful”?
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Why You Can’t Hate Your Job and Do Nothing About It — Medium

Why You Can’t Hate Your Job and Do Nothing About It — Medium | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
I’m sorry, people. But you can’t hate your job and do nothing about it. Either change your circumstance or stop complaining. Your employer…
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At This Hot Startup, You May Spend Your First Night Scrubbing Toilets

At This Hot Startup, You May Spend Your First Night Scrubbing Toilets | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Managed by Q requires all its new hireseven coders and managersto spend a night working alongside its crew of cleaners.
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