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The No. 1 Reason You're Not as Productive as You Want to Be

We all want to be more productive. After all, who wouldn't want to get more done than they thought possible? Unfortunately, productivity is and continues to be one of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs and executives. The good news is that you can be more productive. ...
Feb 24

Own A Landscaping Company? 3 Pieces Of Equipment Your Business Needs

Owning a landscaping business is a way that you can make money to support your family. It does take a bit of work as you will likely have to do everything from mowing to even planting flowers. It's best to have someone else who can help you with your business as it can sometimes be overwhelming when you have a lot of work to get done. ...
Feb 16

Do the Job Nobody Else Wants and You'll Never be Overlooked at Work

When you are asked to help, say yes.When you see what needs to be done, do it. You will be prized by everyone you work with.
Over the past five years, I’ve delivered talks to tens of thousands of professionals across the country. ...
Feb 13

Hard Work Is Overrated: How to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Everyone likes to talk about hard work. You’ll see quotes plastered on break room bulletin boards. CEOs and entrepreneurs like to talk about it in keynote speeches. It’s considered a valuable metric when gauging an employee’s commitment to the company. ...
Feb 8

3 Ways to Make Sure a Machine Doesn’t Judge Your Job Search

Have an interview coming up?
The best thing that you can do to prepare is to think through the questions you’re likely to be asked and formulate answers ahead of time. Here are the 10 most common interview questions and how to craft a strong answer to each. ...
Feb 2

14 things successful people do in the first week of a new job

Thousands of workers will be heading to a new job this month, excited and nervous to prove they've got what it takes.
For all those newbs hanging their coats on a new office chair, that means it's time to get to work.
"The first three months of any new job are an extension of the interview process," says Amanda Augustine, career advice expert for TopResume. ...
Jan 24

For CPAs, Challenges Can Lead to New Opportunities

Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, global accounting strategy director for Oracle America, became chairman of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) board of directors on Oct. 25. In her acceptance speech, she noted that a key goal for the accounting profession is the “pursuit of complementary and sometimes unexpected skills that drive new ways of thinking and doing. ...
Jan 19

What Employers Will Worry About in 2017

The biggest priority, and concern, for business leaders in 2017 will be retaining employees in a competitive talent marketplace. In a new study by Future Workplace and Kronos, we found that 87% of employers said that improving retention is a critical priority for their organization. In addition, the U. ...
Jan 11

25-year-old CEO shares 5 tricks to fast-track your career in 2017

After Brian Wong graduated college at age 18, he co-founded a company that received more than $32 million in venture capital funding and landed clients like McDonald's and Pepsi.
The now 25-year-old CEO and start-up co-founder of mobile advertising app Kiip used a series of career "cheats" to fast-track his success, which he describes in his book, "The Cheat Code. ...
Jan 2

Lawsuit Alleging Hispanic Preference by Staffing Agency Proceeds

A class-action lawsuit alleging that an employment agency of unskilled laborers discriminated against black applicants in favor of Hispanic applicants may proceed despite timeliness questions, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently ruled. ...
Dec 20