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Looking for a Startup Idea? Here Are 10 That You Can Steal from Successful Entrepreneurs.

Successful entrepreneurs are sharing their unused business ideas online. Maybe one of these are for you?

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Why Entrepreneurs Need Writing Skills (and How to Improve Yours)

All business owners should also be good, diverse writers to better engage their audience and set themselves apart from the pack.

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How entrepreneurs can raise money for a new business—and the advantages if you're over 50

Believe it or not, small-business owners who are 50+ have two big advantages. Here's what to know about crowdfunding, grants, bank financing and tapping your...

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It's Time We Really Talk About Workplace Anxiety

The battle against anxiety in the workplace is one we desperately need to fight -- and these simple techniques will give managers the upperhand. 

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6 Ways to Create a Positive Work Culture for Remote Teams

Company culture may have an organic component, but there are ways CEOs can foster positive engagement -- and boost morale.

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Microsoft told employees to work from home. One consequence was brutal

Many people think they have a good idea of what working from home now means. At Microsoft, however, they've studied it. And it makes for sobering reading.

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Why Successful Entrepreneurs Like Mark Cuban and Reed Hastings Believe in Lying to Yourself | Inc.

They embrace the entrepreneur's contradiction: Balancing an unjustifiable confidence in the future with a cold, hard view of the present.

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8 ways to bring your employees back to work

Guidelines to keep your company healthy and strong while transitioning back to the office and navigating the inevitable changes in your team culture.

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These 7 exceptional apps will optimize your Work From Home life

Improve your focus, organization, and efficiency—and maybe even tighten your glutes while you’re at it.

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5 Ways to Lead During the Coronavirus Crisis

The world needs strong people to lead during this time of crisis and uncertainty.

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Take Fewer Meetings, Write Fewer Proposals-- And Still Grow Your Business. Here's How | Inc.

By asking qualifying questions of business prospects and trusting your instinct you will take fewer meetings and write fewer proposals -- and still grow your business. You'll preserve your mental energy, too.

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Here's What Your LinkedIn Profile Says About You and How You Do Business | Inc.

Detail-oriented. Team player. Community minded. These are a few messages your LinkedIn profile might be conveying -- or not -- about you and how you do business.

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‘Between You And I’: Royal Grammatical Blunders To Avoid At Work

“The decision that I have made for my wife and I to step back is not one I made lightly,” Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, said. Can you spot the grammatical mistake in those words?

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How to Become a Leadership Influencer

Executive brands are evolving through the power of expertise, authority and trust.

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4 Principles Young Entrepreneurs Often Learn Too Late

Investment leads to commitment. Investment also shatters any subconscious blocks you have, because investment often involves some form of risk and is thus courageous. 

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How To Get Your Résumé Past The Artificial Intelligence Gatekeepers

Résumés of highly qualified applicants are getting rejected by the initial automated screening processes many companies have in place. Now job seekers find themselves having to learn résumé submission optimization to please the algorithms and beat the bot

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These 3 Simple Rules Will Save Your Team From Spending Too Much Time in Meetings | Inc.com

We need meetings, but if there are too many, productivity and morale suffer. These rules prevent those problems.

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5 High-Paying Remote Jobs In The IT Industry That Are Not Programming

Most folks without technical backgrounds believe that there’s no room for them in the IT industry. Nothing could be further from the truth. Even if you are a non-techie, there’s still plenty well-paid gigs you can go after in the IT industry.

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How to make a career out of copywriting

If you’re a wordsmith looking to make a career out of copywriting or take your skills a step further, these copywriting mastery course bundles can show you how to use your experience, knowledge, and creativity to write copy that actually converts.

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10 Crucial Questions To Make Your Résumé Land A Job

If you want your résumé to be a tool that helps you land a job, you'll need to answer these questions with a resounding yes aside from question five.

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What's your biggest weakness? How to answer the interview question

Although "what's your biggest weakness?" is a popular interview question that has endured, many candidates are still unprepared to discuss their failures.

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How To Write A Resume To Get Through The Applicant Tracking System (ATS) So Employers Find You

Not hearing back from employers when you apply online? Getting through the ATS so that an employer actually sees your resume is tougher than you think. Don't make these common mistakes.

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More Proof (As If Needed It) that Open Plan Offices Are The Absolute Dumbest Idea Ever | Inc.

You won't believe how Panasonic plans to make the open plan office more productive.

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10 LinkedIn Background Photo Ideas To Make Your Profile Stand Out

What's the best LinkedIn background photo you can feature on your LinkedIn profile to make yourself truly stand out? Here are 10 ideas for your background photo that can reinforce your professional value and personal brand.

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This question can save your job interview when an employer seems bored

If you want to get an interviewer's attention, here's what to say, writes columnist Nick Corcodilos.

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Barbara Corcoran on how to make good first impression in “5 or 6 seconds”

Corcoran has made hiring decisions in less time than that - think "five or six seconds" when a candidate's presentation and panache has been flawless.

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'Why Do You Want This Job?' Is A Trick Question -- Here Is How To Intelligently Answer It

At the most basic level, an employer seeks to learn about the job seeker’s motivation to interview for a specific job. The manager desires to investigate if the applicant truly desires this position.

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Want to earn more money? 11 businesses you can start from home

Working from home means you can start your side hustle even while you’re still employed. Plus, working from home lets you spend more time with your family.

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5 New Ways to Make Money in the Freelance Economy

Freelancing has become so common that freelancers are themselves a large market.

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    FlexJobs: 10 work-from-home jobs that pay $100,000 or more

    All of these positions offer a nice salary and the flexibility to work from wherever. 

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    These 15 Behaviors Will Make You Almost Irreplaceable At Your Workplace

    It doesn’t take a genius manager to recognize the almost irreplaceable people in his company. Employees who practice all or most of these behaviors are the ones that any company wants and can't afford to lose.

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    21 job interview questions that are designed to trick you | Ladders

    Sometimes, questions can be tricky or confusing. Interviewers ask them to learn more about you, including information you may be trying to conceal.

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    7 JOBS FOR CREATIVE WRITING GRADUATES

    When I was coming up to graduating from my BA in Creative Writing, I received no guidance from the uni or anyone else about what to do […]

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    These 7 jobs will be in high demand with employers next year

    Salaries vary depending on many factors but jobs that are in high demand often allow candidates to negotiate better salaries — human resource consulting firm Robert Half released a list of positions it predicts will be the most sought-after among compan

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    Take this online class and learn how to make Insta-money

    The photo sharing app sees over one billion visits every month, with a high level of engagement from its users. Learn how to get a piece of that pie.

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    How to Answer the 6 Most Common Job-Interview Questions

    Work columnist Alison Green shares how to answer the six most common job-interview questions, from “Tell me about yourself” to “What salary are you looking for?”

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    9 Things That Interviewers Really Want To Hear From You In The Interview

    The goal is to portray yourself as someone who wants to help contribute, has done your homework and arrives prepared.

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    The Moment I Realized I Was Working For An Idiot

    All of a sudden, one day in the department's staff meeting, Jack realized he was working for a boss who didn't even slightly deserve his talents. Has it ever happened to you?

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    These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

    Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college.

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    Six Insider Tips For Landing A Job Right Out Of College

    As a former high tech recruiter, Meghan Biro saw lots of promising job candidates make some unwittingly fatal errors that cost their chance at a great post-college gig. Here's an insider's guide to avoiding those same mistakes.

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    Five reasons why most ‘digital nomads’ fail

    What may seem to be the perfect way to make a living can turn into a nightmare – here’s why.

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    Is It Safe To Give Two Weeks Notice When I Quit?

    Years ago we wouldn't think twice about giving two weeks notice when we were ready to leave a job. It was expected. Nowadays it's not always a good idea to give two weeks notice -- here's why!

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    Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here's how that could change.

    As automation disrupts the labor market and good middle-class jobs disappear, schools are struggling to equip students with future-proof skills.

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    21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

    Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.

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    I Asked 5,000 People How They Stay Passionate at Work. Here's What I Found

    How do you stay passionate at work? Morten T. Hansen details findings in his new book 'Great at Work.'

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    Open plan offices make employees miserable and distracted | Metro News

    Open plan offices make employees miserable and distracted

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    Ten Things Recruiters Look For In Your LinkedIn Profile

    What are recruiters looking for when they visit my LinkedIn profile? Here are ten important things!

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    Learn how to start a career as a copywriter for less than $25

    Have you ever wondered if your writing hobby could actually become a career? Learn what it takes to be a copywriter, land clients, and build your portfolio.

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    19 high-paying jobs with tons of openings and room for promotion in 2018

    LinkedIn broke down some of the most promising jobs of 2018, and a lot of the occupations are engineering gigs.

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    6 Ways to Manage Employees' Bad Habits

    From showing up 10 minutes late, to wasting 10 minutes on Facebook, these responses will help keep your team in line.

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    Ten Signs You're Interviewing For A Fake Job Opportunity

    Larry had a sneaking suspicion that he might be "interviewing" for a job opportunity that didn't exist -- and he turned out to be right! Here's how to tell a fake job opening from a real one.

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    Why Do Women Bully Each Other at Work?

    Research suggests that conditions in the workplace might be to blame.

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    This Is the Best Time to Post on LinkedIn (the Answer Will Surprise You)

    With 500 million members in 200 countries, determining the best time to post on LinkedIn can be tricky. Here's what to do.

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    8 Ways to Schedule Job Interviews While Working Full-Time | Mental Floss

    Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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    You Really Could Have a Legitimate Business in a Week

    If your great idea solves problems, the rest is mostly filling out forms online. You can knock it out in a few days.

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    6 Things to Never Say in a Job Interview | Mental Floss

    Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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    3 online businesses you can run from your couch - MarketWatch

    To help couch potatoes start a business, we’ve identified three online business ideas with moneymaking potential.

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    The Founder of LinkedIn Says Too Many of Us Are Using the Site All Wrong

    While it could seem natural to decline a Facebook friend request from a stranger, the dynamic on LinkedIn is much different.

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    Want Something? Asking in Person Is 34 Times More Effective Than Email

    Sometimes it's worth it to leave your desk and talk face-to-face.

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      Cool Job Alert: American Girl Is Hiring a Historian

      The company is looking for a researcher to verify the historical accuracy of its products.

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      Our obsession with personal branding reveals a dark truth about the future of work

      Personal branding probably won't help you get a job. But it is making us all more accepting of an increasingly dehumanizing job market.

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      Why Local News Anchors All Have the Same Look - Racked

      The faces on your TV may have been surgically altered for a distraction-free experience.

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      Guy Documents His First Week Of Work At Target, And It Couldn’t Get More Hilarious

      If you thought that working at a retail store is boring, we've got news for you. Well, actually Tumblr user kimpossibooty does. He recently uploaded a very detailed and hilarious story about his first week working at Target, and it is pure gold.

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      What Makes People Feel Upbeat at Work - The New Yorker

      Maria Konnikova writes about how to create a positive work environment. Research shows that it involves not telling people to be positive.

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      So how much do freelance writers actually make?

      Everything you ever wanted to know (and some you didn't) about what freelance writers make.

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      Why Managers Are So Bad at Recognizing Good Ideas - The Atlantic

      In most settings, criticism tends to dominate. For any idea or book or movie or what have you, the question that people discuss is what’s wrong with it, why it didn’t live up to expectations.

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      The 50 Best Places to Work in 2016 | Inc.com

      The 50 companies on our inaugural roster show you how to create a culture to find and keep the very best employees.

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      Working Remotely Makes You Happier and More Productive

      Remote workers also feel more appreciated.

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      30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

      Creative marketers are always in demand. To land your next job, recruiters suggest handing over an example of your prowess. To get started, consider this list of inventive opportunities.

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      18 Unprofessional habits that could cost you your job - Business Insider

      Your bad workplace habits will undoubtedly annoy your boss. Worse yet, they could get you fired.