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Ten phrases smart people never say | Ladders | Business News & Career Advice
- “This is the way it’s always been done”
- “It’s not my fault”
- “I can’t”
- “It’s not fair”
- “That’s not in my job description”
- “This may be a silly idea/I’m going to ask a stupid question”
- “I’ll try”
- “This will only take a minute”
- “I hate this job”
- “He’s lazy/incompetent/a jerk”
career  tips-n-tricks  warnings 
february 2018 by daguti
As a guy that has to read thousands of resumes and interview hundreds of people a year here are a few tips I've seen that help to secure a new job - Album on Imgur
Originally on IMGUR, but that album was deleted. Found this image on Pinboard. Not sure if it was the whole thing or just 1 of several images.
resumes  career  jobs-interviewing 
january 2016 by daguti
The Sharing Economy Isn't a Niche. It's the Future of Market Capitalism.
"Rather than cause the death of capitalism, these technological developments will redefine what it means to be an employer, an employee and a customer." .............. restaurants = "Take ChowNow, which offers restaurants a platform to manage online orders. Instead of reinventing the wheel and building out its own delivery platform, it leveraged the growing shared economy movement and launched a partnership with Uber to fulfill deliveries."
capitalism  future  predictions  economics  analysis  work  career  restaurants 
november 2015 by daguti
Diana Young - Timeline Photos
"I got a lot of raises and had a ton of money. Other people got fired; I got transferred. I had a succession of bosses (who I appreciated because I never had to go to meetings. I saw how they looked after they went.) Later I wondered: why did I get paid so much and given so much freedom and never promoted? My friend just looked at me, as if he could not believe how I could miss something so obvious. "You have way, way too many ideas" he said. "You like to change things." "
career  jobs 
october 2015 by daguti
How to ask for a raise
#3: stay hungry: I've known this one for a long time. I've always worked better, done more, been more productive, etc when I'm hungry.
money  career  communication-negotiation 
september 2015 by daguti
Google HR boss on how to win every interview - Business Insider
1) you can predict 90% of interview questions 2) Plan your answers 3) Have a backup plan: Write THREE answers for each question. 4) Prove yourself: Don't just say how you lead. Give examples of a time you led in a strong way. 5) Read the room: with the spare brainpower you have from not having to think about your answers, look around for things (pictures, trophies, body language, etc) that you can use to forge a connection 6) Practice, practice, practice your answers over and over again.
resumes  jobs  career  jobs-interviewing 
march 2015 by daguti
Working at Netflix
A rundown of the recruiting, hiring, interviewing and company culture of Netflix by a 10 month employee.
business-culture  leadership  jobs-hiring  career 
january 2015 by daguti
What I Learned From Being a Broke, Unemployed Graduate
"Even at my lowest moments, I still had good health and good sense. As the Roman writer Publilius Syrus put it, "Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings.""
obsolete-discontinued-abandoned--comeback  philosophy  career  personal-development  personality-traits-persistence 
december 2014 by daguti
Harvard Study finds children don't ruin women's careers, husbands do. : TwoXChromosomes
My takeaway: One partner has to prioritize career, the other the home & family. It doesn't matter who is who, but make sure you both know which you are and are on board with it. .................. FROM THE ARTICLE: "Part of the reason these women aren’t advancing at the same rate as their male counterparts is that after they have kids, they get “mommy-tracked.” In many ways, they’re not considered management candidates anymore. “They may have been stigmatized for taking advantage of flex options or reduced schedules, passed over for high-profile assignments, or removed from projects they once led,”"
relationships  career  women  relationships-marriage  relationships-marriage-prenup 
november 2014 by daguti
Tim Ferriss on tolerable mediocrity, false idols, diversifying your identity, and the advice he gives startups - (37signals)
Goddam, he's a monster:
"His experimentation didn’t stop there, he decided to test various covers by printing them on high quality paper and placing them on existing similar sized books in the new non-fiction rack at Borders, Palo Alto. He sat with a coffee and observed, learning which cover really was most appealing."
people-tim-ferriss  work  career  life  marketing  optimization-website  optimize 
january 2011 by daguti
Young Entrepreneurs Create Their Own Jobs - NYTimes.com
cerebrus-projects-marketing = This Young Entrepreneurs Association could be a good tool to use.
entrepreneurs-young  entrepreneurship  freelancing  career  jobs  cerebrus-projects-marketing  next-small-thing 
december 2010 by daguti
Seth's Blog: Upstream and downstream
I've always said this - even the businesses I've thought of starting mostly differentiate themselves by being different in the "API" of interacting with customers/suppliers rather than in the "black box" of our daily work.

resumes = this is the way to differentiate yourself in a tough economy.
motivation-for-me = Realizing that I've been right all along and I just need to be fearless & execute on it.
business-culture  people-seth-godin  career  resumes  motivation-for-me 
december 2010 by daguti
ConnectIT USA - How to ace a job interview in 7 seconds
1. Adjust your attitude.People pick up your attitude instantly. 
2. Stand tall.Your body language is a reflection of your emotions, but it also influences your emotions.
3. Smile.A smile is an invitation, a sign of welcome. It says, "I'm friendly and approachable."
4. Make eye contact.Looking at someone's eyes transmits energy and indicates interest and openness. A simple way to improve your eye contact in that first seven seconds is to look into the interviewer's eyes long enough to notice what color they are.
5. Raise your eyebrows.Open your eyes slightly more than normal to simulate the "eyebrow flash" that is the universal signal of recognition and acknowledgement.
6. Lean in slightly.Leaning forward shows you're engaged and interested.
7. Shake hands.This is the quickest way to establish rapport. It's also the most effective. Research shows it takes an average of three hours of continuous interaction to develop the same level of rapport that you can get with a single handshake.
jobs  career  jobs-hiring  body-language  communication  jobs-interviewing 
february 2010 by daguti
How to recognise a good programmer
Programming is the ultimate moving target. Not a year goes by without some new technology robbing an old, established standard blind and changing half the development universe. This is not to say that all good programmers pick up these changes and ride the bleeding edge. However, there’s a class of programmers that will never, ever pick up a new technology unless forced to, because they don’t like learning new stuff. These programmers will typically have learnt programming at university, and expect to get by on whatever skills they picked up there, plus whatever courses their company is willing to send them on.
people-smart  jobs-hiring  programming  career  startups  business  jobs-interviewing 
january 2010 by daguti
Seth's Blog: The victim
Does your job happen to you?

If you're a willing cog in the vast machinery of work, it's entirely possible that the things that occur all day feel like they're being done to you.

The alternative is to create a job where you create forward motion, where you do things to the job, not the other way around.

TAKE A LOOK AT THE LANGUAGE YOU USE TO DESCRIBE WHAT HAPPENED AT WORK YESTERDAY, THAT IS YOUR FIRST CLUE. If you're not the one creating the change, perhaps it's time to start.
life-affirming  people-seth-godin  career  personal-development 
january 2010 by daguti
HOW TO: Build Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn
Your LinkedIn profile needs to be absolutely flawless, since you’ll be judged harshly by recruiters who are analyzing you to see if you fit their corporate needs. That means no spelling or grammatical errors and it should be completely filled out, leaving no experience or details out. Think of your profile as an asset and as a portrait of you as a professional who someone would want to possibly hire for a newly available job.
branding  career  jobs  employment  resumes  linkedin  branding-personal 
july 2009 by daguti
Seth's Blog: Graduate school for unemployed college students
If you wake up every morning at 6, give up TV and treat this list like a job, you'll have no trouble accomplishing everything on it. Everything! When you do, what happens to your job prospects?
jobs  employment  people-seth-godin  career 
june 2009 by daguti
A List Apart: Articles: Burnout
he identified phases, several of which I bet sound familiar, are: * A compulsion to prove oneself * Working harder * Neglecting one’s own needs * Displacement of conflict (the person does not realize the root cause of the distress) * Revision of values (friends, family, hobbies, etc., are dismissed) * Denial of emerging problems (cynicism, aggression, and frustration become apparent) * Withdrawal from social contexts, potential for alcohol or drug abuse * Behavioral changes become more visible to others * Inner emptiness * Depression * Burnout syndrome (including suicidal thoughts and complete mental and physical collapse) [2]
business  health  mind  brain  psychology  career  stress  health-mental-depression 
may 2009 by daguti
10 Skills You Need to Succeed at Almost Anything - Stepcase Lifehack
10 skills you'll need to help your success in life. What does it take to succeed? A positive attitude? Well, sure, but that’s hardly enough. The Law of Attraction? The Secret? These ideas might act as spurs to action, but without the action itself, they don’t do much.

Success, however it’s defined, takes action, and taking good and appropriate action takes skills. Some of these skills (not enough, though) are taught in school (not well enough, either), others are taught on the job, and still others we learn from general life experience.
lifehacks  personal-development  business  career 
december 2008 by daguti
Hedge Fund Entry Level
Entry Level Hedge Fund Jobs - Hedge Fund Entry LevelMany people find my contact details online and email or call me to ask about how to obtain an entry level hedge fund job. I have put together this list as a resource for those looking for a little bit of guidance on this subject.
money  jobs  hedge-funds  investing  career  jobs-interviewing 
september 2008 by daguti
Solaris Operating System - Self Help
Page which gives customers information on how to download, burn and install Solaris.
solaris  sun  howto  career  operating-systems-unix 
november 2007 by daguti
digg - Tired of prying eyes at work?
"another example of cool/goofy thing that would get some traffic and perhaps donations"
interfaces  career  business-ideas 
august 2006 by daguti
How to Find What You Love to Do
How to Find What You Love to Do - "I'm on the fence about this article. It's not as useful as StevePavlina.com's articles, but I like what it has to say about spending time alone. I've always been a big believer in that. As a matter of fact, I'd like to s
personal-development  life-what-should-i-do-with  motivation-for-me  career  life 
july 2006 by daguti
Legal Authority - Career Center
SINCE MOST OF US WILL BE INTERVIEWING OVER THE NEWS FEW DAYS/WEEKS/MONTHS, I FIGURED THIS WOULD BE GOOD. IT'S FOR LAWYERS, BUT WHAT THE HECK. BESIDES, IT BRINGS UP COMMON QUESTIONS THAT WE SHOULD HAVE ANSWERS FOR DURING NORMAL CONVERSATION ALSO.
jobs  career  jobs-interviewing 
july 2006 by daguti
10 Reasons You Should Never Get a Job
10 Reasons You Should Never Get a Job - SO WE ARE ON THE RIGHT TRACK, I GUESS!
business  career  money  Entrepreneurship 
july 2006 by daguti
Life Beyond Code :: Main Page
Same topic. Talk to Dave. This is the guy's blog. We should make it a
daily read. Read more about the author here:
http://www.inbubblewrap.com/2006/07/go_distinguish_yourself.php
leadership  business  management  career  lifehacks  blogs  motivation-for-me 
july 2006 by daguti
Getting Things Done! :: MarkTAW.com
No time to read. Will check up on it later. Organization is not my strong suit. You'll have to remmeber that when we work together. I am neat, but my "mental furniture" gets very easy into disarray.
productivity  lifehacks  organization  career  procrastination  motivation-for-me 
july 2006 by daguti
Street Smarts: Learning From JetBlue
JetBllue Founder & CEO works as a flight attendant on occasions. I HAVE TO LEARN TO TRUST MY INSTINCTS MORE. SOMETIMES I GET SO WRAPPED UP IN BEING PROPER OR FOLLOWING THE CROWD THAT I FORGET MY INSTINCTS. I'VE HAD THIS IDEA IN THE PAST.
jetblue  inspiration  career  entrepreneurship  business  tips-n-tricks  mistakes 
july 2006 by daguti

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