fastcompany:

More than any other aspect of your job, your direct supervisor has the power to make or break you. Research has shown most people that leave their jobs, don’t leave the organization, they leave the person that they directly reported to. If this person is the biggest indicator of how successful you will be in your new work, shouldn’t you know as much as you can about him or her?

  1. Talk to people within the company.
  2. Ask detailed questions during the interview. (What type of person do you like to work with? Describe a time when you had to discipline one of your staff. If I talked to your staff, what would they tell me about you?)
  3. Do research online before showing up.

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Enjoy your body, use it every way you can. Don’t be afraid of it, or what other people think of it, it’s the greatest instrument you’ll ever own.
Kurt Vonnegut  (via stophatingyourbody)

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madsweat:

Monday Motivation:  Training is doing your homework.
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madsweat:

Monday Motivation:  Training is doing your homework.

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nasdaq:








It’s the last Monday of the year! How are you spending it? How about a dose of Monday Inspiration as you wrap up 2013? 

nasdaq:

It’s the last Monday of the year! How are you spending it? How about a dose of Monday Inspiration as you wrap up 2013? 

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usagov:

To determine what help is available to pay for vocational or technical training, contact your school’s financial aid office. They provide information on loans, grants, scholarships, and application procedures.

You may also contact:

  • Your local employment office - This office provides…

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We’ve all said something we wished we could take back. Here’s what you need to do next time it happens to you.

Your first job usually won’t be your dream job. The following 7 billionaires know how to work hard for their money. Here’s what they did in their first jobs.

slacktory:

Cell Phone Crashing at the Airport

This is adorable despite being obnoxious, right?

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stanfordbusiness:

Serial entrepreneur Mariam Naficy (MBA ’98) shares the best business advice she ever received: http://stnfd.biz/rDsje 

stanfordbusiness:

Serial entrepreneur Mariam Naficy (MBA ’98) shares the best business advice she ever received: http://stnfd.biz/rDsje 

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U.S. Ranks 2nd Highest in Child Poverty

tocamelot:

U.S. ranks second highest in child poverty in the 35 most developed countries. Read the statistics here. Of course, countries like Finland, Netherlands, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, etc. rank the lowest. When are we going to learn from these countries and successfully implement expanded welfare and social programs? Frustration.

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