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Are You Narcissistic Enough To Achieve Your Goals?

Are You Narcissistic Enough To Achieve Your Goals? | Careers | Scoop.it
There is an upside and a downside to having a strong sense of self. But what's the minimum amount you need to reach your goals?
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We're taught to be humble. But we all know in our bones that big egos are needed to accomplish big things. Here we discuss the right balance.  

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The 4 Reasons The Office Isn't Going Away

The 4 Reasons The Office Isn't Going Away | Careers | Scoop.it
The office will evolve. It won't vanish. (Photo credit: elminium) Forbes contributor Jacob Morgan made a strong case last week for increasing the practice of telecommuting. His reasoning was sound, practical and logical.
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Bottom line: People are hard-wired to want to be around other people.. We'll accordingly build better offices, not fewer offices. 

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Why Your Boss Cares If You're Happy

Why Your Boss Cares If You're Happy | Careers | Scoop.it
Companies from Google to Bank of America are investing in ways to measure how happy their employees are--and how to make them happier. But does that...
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The Two Key Questions to Ask When You're Interviewed for a Job

The Two Key Questions to Ask When You're Interviewed for a Job | Careers | Scoop.it
Some jobs that are currently open don't require a job interview. But most do. There are ways to make the interview process work better for you, by positioning yourself as an equal partner.
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Interviewing well requires seeing yourself as an equal partner in the relationship.  

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How To Discuss Politics At The Office

How To Discuss Politics At The Office | Careers | Scoop.it
Discussing politics at the office can be emotionally draining. Just ask this guy. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife) You may be convinced, in our polarized times, that you should never discuss politics with work colleagues.
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Actually, it CAN be done...!

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The 7 Major Trends Shaping Your Business Or Career

The 7 Major Trends Shaping Your Business Or Career | Careers | Scoop.it
As you plan out your business or your career, you may find that your biggest opportunities don’t come from chasing a current trend, but rather from anticipating the opportunities that would arise from a counter-trend.
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Bear in mind that every major trend may have an equal or opposite counter trend.

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A $10,000 Bonus For Being A Jerk

A $10,000 Bonus For Being A Jerk | Careers | Scoop.it
Do nice guys and nice girls finish last? Research suggests that, while they might fall behind in the short term, they tend to win out over life's long haul.
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Yes, "disagreeable" people make more money than "agreeable" people. But the news isn't bad in the long run.  

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Locating Your Star Performers Through Crowdsourcing

Locating Your Star Performers Through Crowdsourcing | Careers | Scoop.it
Employees who are hidden gems and hidden influencers can be discovered through the data that only the crowd can provide.
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Three Branding Lessons From U.S. News' College Rankings

Three Branding Lessons From U.S. News' College Rankings | Careers | Scoop.it
Nothing sparks discussion like rankings of things that people care about. If you’re a business, you can play this to your advantage. Increasingly, companies must create original content to become and remain engaged with customers and clients.
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Rankings aren't going to go away. But smart businesses can exploit them for attention. 

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