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How to Answer "Tell Me About the Last Time You Had to Apologise to Someone"

When a hiring manager begins an interview question with the phrase "describe a time", it's a signal he's employing the so-called "behavioral" interviewing technique. The thinking behind this type of interview questions is that the way you've behaved in situations in the past will indicate how you'll behave when placed in similar situations in the future. When that hiring manager asks you to...

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15 Dream Jobs That Pay More Than You Think

You may not have even heard of blimp pilots. And you may not know what a chief listening officer does all day. If you haven’t, you might be interested to know that both jobs are just two of the 15 jobs that will pay you very good money for doing interesting and unconventional work. Awesome Jobs The infographic produced by voucher and coupon site Savoo describes (very briefly) each of the...

Overcoming the Fear of Starting a New Business - Infographic

Overcoming the Fear of Starting a New Business - Infographic

This infographic, based on survey results conducted by the UPS store , provides a great insight into the real fears that most people experience when deciding to start their own business. For many of us, we think that the fear we experience is down to the fact that the idea won't work, or we won't get the investment, or people will think we are mad etc. when in reality, the fear is just a...

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How Your Life Philosophy Can Affect Your Career

The way you see life and experience the world around you essentially defines the way you expect your career to unfold. Your beliefs and values about life can seriously affect your career development and ultimately help you achieve your career aspirations. These values can help you set your own expectations in regards to what you really want out of your career and make sure your life goals are...

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Social Media in the Irish Workplace

Social Media in the Irish Workplace

Are you allowed to use social media at your workplace? In the digital world we live in, you must have realised by now that using social media is essential in regards to doing your job effectively and helping the company you work for to develop. Interestingly, if you are Irish you are probably making use of social networks much more frequently than people from other European countries while at...

How to Present Pricing to Clients

How to Present Pricing to Clients

Giving your clients the prices for your services or products is always the hardest part of any pitch. You are confident in what you are selling or offering, but it's tough to be certain that they're going to like the price. Perhaps your competition is offering them something at a better price or their equally-priced product appeals to the client more. So, what do you do? If you're going to...

How to Become a Plasterer in the US

How to Become a Plasterer in the US

Plasterers work in the building and construction industry, and their services are often put into use during the later stages of a building project. They apply plaster onto the surface of walls, ceilings and floors. This career is suitable for people with an aptitude for practical work and little postsecondary training. See Also: How to Become a Building Technician in the US

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8 Free Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website

Late last year, it was announced from an Internet traffic tracker that the total number of websites on the World Wide Web officially exceeded one billion. That's right: one billion (and counting) websites are now on the Internet. Moreover, it is estimated that approximately two million articles and blog posts are published every day. When owning and operating a website, these figures seem both...

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5 Strangest Ways To Get Into Space (that we've actually tried)

Although the Cold War Space Race’s jets have long cooled (ha! Get it? Jets….oh, they use rockets?) that doesn’t mean countries have stopped trying their hand at space-travel. However, we have thankfully advanced a long way technology wise and even perception wise. And as such long left behind the ideas of the 50s with flying saucers and atomic era vehicles….What, we...

How to Select Employee of the Year

How to Select Employee of the Year

Your business couldn't have done it without her. Your team was able to put together successful projects because of that one special employee. Your brand achieved full ubiquity because she went above and beyond for the past year. Now she will be, or at least should be, selected as employee of the year. See Also: How to Know if Firing Personnel Will Solve Your Company's Problems When you have a...

Can Greed Be a Good Thing For Your Business?

Can Greed Be a Good Thing For Your Business?

"Greed is not a financial issue. It's a heart issue." -Andy Stanley The word "greed" has a lot of negative connotations associated with it, and typically the first thing that comes to mind when hearing it is money. See also: How to Spot an Ideal Location for Your Business Financial wealth is one of the main pursuits of a successful business. For many CEOs and business owners, it makes up just a...

5 Tips to Stay Healthy at Work – for the Working Woman

5 Tips to Stay Healthy at Work – for the Working Woman

Women can be high maintenance, work can be tiresome, combine the two and what have you got? A bad combination, that’s what! It is vitally important that we, women, take care of ourselves in the workplace, because let’s face it, by the time we get home after a long day at the office, all we want to do is eat, put the kids to bed and then collapse in bed ourselves. So, without further...

7 Reasons Why You’re Tired All The Time

7 Reasons Why You’re Tired All The Time

Are you one of the 20 percent of people who complain of feeling constantly exhausted or drained of all energy? If so, this post is for you TATTs (tired- all- the- timers). It reveals the most common causes of your tiredness, according to medical experts, reasons that range from perfectionism to low hormone levels. Read on to find out what the seven reasons are, and what you can do about it!...