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Not Your Father’s Resume: How to Create a Resume that Gets Results

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December 21, 2016

Recently, I came across a resume that was so beautiful…it looked more like a wedding invitation than a resume. It had detailed, colorful flowers cascading down from the top left corner, a stylish font and a very clean, modern presentation of the person’s work experience and education. I couldn’t take my eyes off it, and  Click for full story…

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Getting Dressed the Right Way: Being More Productive at Work

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December 19, 2016

Someone once told me that their co-worker used to take their phone with them into the bathroom to be able to take calls while they were showering. It sounds a bit silly, but I think we can all relate to doing some strange things just to get a few moments to do extra work. I  Click for full story…

cross cultural interaction in negotiations

Understanding Cross-cultural Negotiations

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November 23, 2016

People say that 80% of communication is non-verbal. A smile, a handshake or just nodding your head in agreement are small but very meaningful examples of attempting to connect with other people. But what happens when you have to interact with individuals from different cultures? Our personal way of communicating might make someone from a  Click for full story…

living a balanced life as a freelancer

The Lady or the Tiger!? Balancing Work and Life in the Freelance Economy

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October 5, 2016

The story alluded to in the title, tells us of a princess who chooses a commoner for her consort and her disapproving father lets chance decide the outcome. He makes the man choose between two doors – one behind which he finds the lady and gets to marry her; or the other where he finds  Click for full story…