The most important thing that I learned in college came from an offhand comment from a professor in a business management class. He said, “If you ever find yourself working for someone who isn’t going anywhere, you might as well quit because that is the wall that you will be stuck behind.”
Social media has made it increasingly difficult to distinguish between internal and external communications, with significant implications for marketers.
“It is easy to get rattled on a job interview and blurt out something you didn’t plan to say.
That’s why it is vital to consciously calm and center yourself before and during every job interview.
As you stand in a lobby or sit waiting for your interviewer to fetch you, take deep breaths.”
Read the full article posted on Forbes by Liz Ryan
“Apple is known for being one of the most challenging and exciting places to work, so it’s not surprising to learn that getting a job there is no easy task.
Like Google and other big tech companies, Apple asks both technical questions based on your past work experience and some mind-boggling puzzles.
We combed through recent posts on Glassdoor to find some of the toughest interview questions candidates have been asked.”
Read the full article posted by Maya Kosoff on Time
“Anything has its upsides and downsides. Even a true wonder drug like aspirin has side effects and should be avoided by some people. Unfortunately, in our exuberance, the downsides can be forgotten and the upsides blown out of proportion. Naturally, commercial interests also exert their influence.”
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I accepted a verbal offer of full-time employment in the morning, only to have it rescinded in the evening. In the interim, I gave notice to my current employer, where I worked three days a week for the past 18 months. After the new job evaporated – the hiring manager said she’d made a mistake, that someone else had already been hired for the role – I called to ask for my old job back. Several days later, I received a letter informing me that my services were no longer required. Is there any recourse against the people who offered the job and then pulled it back?”