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It seems like there’s no escaping high school. Some employers are asking potential hires for their SAT and ACT scores, sometimes from candidates who haven’t seen the inside of a high school in decades, the Wall Street Journal reported. But is this the right way to find great hires, we wonder?

It seems like there’s no escaping high school. Some employers are asking potential hires for their SAT and ACT scores, sometimes from candidates who haven’t seen the inside of a high school in decades, the Wall Street Journal reported. But is this the right way to find great hires, we wonder?

3 Skills to Prevent Leadership Burnout 1. Empower your employees2. Bolster your confidence3. Make your wellbeing a priority
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3 Skills to Prevent Leadership Burnout

1. Empower your employees
2. Bolster your confidence
3. Make your wellbeing a priority

(via 3 Skills to Prevent Leadership Burnout | Entrepreneur.com)

WFH vs. WFY (Work from Yahoo): What Really Works Best?As the fur continues to fly over Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s recent dictum that all employees must stop working from home, let’s momentarily sidestep knee-jerk reactions and instead take a closer look at the actual facts. What really is the right choice for small businesses looking to get the best work? Fact #1: Remote online workers are more productive.Fact #2: Remote online workers are more satisfied.Fact #3: A Yahoo board member agrees about online work.Read more on the statistics that support each of these facts about working remotely.
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WFH vs. WFY (Work from Yahoo): What Really Works Best?

As the fur continues to fly over Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s recent dictum that all employees must stop working from home, let’s momentarily sidestep knee-jerk reactions and instead take a closer look at the actual facts. What really is the right choice for small businesses looking to get the best work?

Fact #1: Remote online workers are more productive.
Fact #2: Remote online workers are more satisfied.
Fact #3: A Yahoo board member agrees about online work.

Read more on the statistics that support each of these facts about working remotely.

(via WFH vs. WFY (Work from Yahoo): What Really Works Best? - OPEN Forum :: American Express OPEN Forum)

Kid Sends Perfectly Blunt Cover Letter for Wall Street Internship
        
        What do you look for when reading a cover letter? What do you try to achieve when writing one? It seems this college student’s cover letter to a boutique investment firm made him the most wanted intern on Wall Street this summer.Click here to read the cover letter and the email thread it ignited
        (via Student Sends Great Cover Letter For Internship At Bank, And It’s Now Going Viral On Wall Street - Business Insider)
Kid Sends Perfectly Blunt Cover Letter for Wall Street Internship

What do you look for when reading a cover letter? What do you try to achieve when writing one?

It seems this college student’s cover letter to a boutique investment firm made him the most wanted intern on Wall Street this summer.

Click here to read the cover letter and the email thread it ignited

(via Student Sends Great Cover Letter For Internship At Bank, And It’s Now Going Viral On Wall Street - Business Insider)

Seven Ways To Be Indispensable At Work In 20131. Be Flexible2. Stay Current3. Don’t Be A Loner4. Be A Thought Leader5. Prioritize6. Seek Opportunities for Management Experience7. Make Friends with the IT Guy
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Seven Ways To Be Indispensable At Work In 2013

1. Be Flexible
2. Stay Current
3. Don’t Be A Loner
4. Be A Thought Leader
5. Prioritize
6. Seek Opportunities for Management Experience
7. Make Friends with the IT Guy

(via Seven Ways To Be Indispensable At Work In 2013 - Forbes)

Click to embiggen (and see full infographic).What Makes Workers Happy? Optimizing Your Office Space
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Apple To Manufacture Macs in U.S.So much for outsourced manufacturing jobs. Read More
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5 Ways To Be an Exceptional Leader
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How to Stay Motivated When You Work From Home
While working from home may no longer have the stigma it used to back in the 1980s or ‘90s, it brings with it its own set of challenges, as any home-based small business owner knows. Read More
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How to Stay Motivated When You Work From Home

While working from home may no longer have the stigma it used to back in the 1980s or ‘90s, it brings with it its own set of challenges, as any home-based small business owner knows. Read More

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Millennials have different and, possibly, more realistic ideas about work than boomers do.Hey, Boomers, you might be able to learn something from millennials’ attitude toward work.


    
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Millennials have different and, possibly, more realistic ideas about work than boomers do.

Hey, Boomers, you might be able to learn something from millennials’ attitude toward work.

(via Timeline Photos)