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The Myth of Quality Time

From:   By: Frank Bruni Via: The Myth of Quality Time summer for many years now, my family
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How Much Can You Negotiate Before Accepting Your First Job Offer?

The good news: You have more bargaining power than you think. According to a recent survey by NerdWallet and Looksharp, 84% of responsive companies said that negotiating salary wasn’t a deal breaker, even for entry-level candidates.And yet, out of
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New PSA uses vomiting unicorns and YouTube stars to convince kids not to smoke

A new anti-smoking public service announcement enlists an ensemble of YouTube and Vine stars to team up with real-life versions of the Internet's biggest memes in warning of the danger of hookah as an EDM beat bumps in the background.It would be
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5 back-to-school traditions to adopt in the working world

The summer is over and it’s time for students to head back to school. As a young professional, this time of year may feel weird. As a student, the fall was full of rituals to prepare for the school year ahead; in the professional world, nothing
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Should You Earn Your College Degree Overseas?

A growing number of Americans are seeking to study abroad during their college years, according to data from the Institute of International Education. For the 2012/2013 school year (the most recent year for which numbers are available), 289,000
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Ask Yourself These 15 Questions Before Becoming A Full-Time Freelancer

Taking a leap of faith into the freelance world can feel more like hurtling off a cliff into the great unknown. I know, because I did it a year ago. In the time since, I’ve discovered many things, ranging from which neighborhood cafes have shoddy Wi
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Looking for a Breakthrough? Study Says to Make Time for Tedium

From:   By: PHYLLIS KORKKI Via: Looking for a Breakthrough? Study Says to Make Time for Tedium
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5 things that make recruiters leave your LinkedIn profile (and how to fix them)

LinkedIn can make or break your chances of getting an interview — you probably already know this. But just like with your resume, what you leave off your profile is just as important as what you keep on it.When it comes to the latter, we've given
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UK law school promises 50% refund to grads who can't find jobs

A UK law school is launching a money-back guarantee program that could assuage students' unemployment anxieties.Students who don't find employment within nine months of graduation will get half of their tuition fees back under a new program, the
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How Eric Greenberg became a once (and future?) Internet billionaire

Eric Greenberg, a former billionaire, is the loudest rich guy in any room. With a salesman's pushing patter, he speaks and speaks and speaks, raising his emphasis, until his voice hits a crescendo — and then, backing away from his own force, he