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How to Get the Job You Want: Building Your CV and More

When your best chance of employment is comprised of lucky timing, a single sheet of paper and a 20-minute conversation with a stranger, it’s easy to feel stressed out — especially when the same role looks different across companies. What qualifications do you need? Which ones set you apart? What should you highlight most in […]

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12 Science-Backed Ways to Get People to Like You

Whether you’re looking to get a promotion at work or hoping to expand your social circle, your success can depend on whether you’re liked or not. Research undertaken by the University of Massachusetts proved that likability really matters. The study found that auditors could get managers to comply with their suggestions (even if the manager […]

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Where to Find Motivation When You Need It

Struggling to stick with a New Year’s resolution? Need to get back on track at work after a holiday? To get over that hump, you’ve got to boost your level of motivation. Scientists have pored over what motivates us, and they’ve identified two different types. Inner motivations drive us to achieve personal goals like eating […]

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How to Grow Your Side Hustle into a Successful Business

According to new research, 32% of people in the UK want to turn a hobby into a more rewarding career – one that makes money. The survey dubs the group “hobbypreneurs,” but there’s serious cash to be made from a side hustle. Just ask the 50% currently pursuing a passion, who make £500 to £5,000 […]

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How to Handle Negative Thoughts and Emotions at Work

No matter how much you love what you do, you’re bound to experience work-related negativity at some point in your career. Whether it’s a particularly difficult project or a coworker that knows just how to push your buttons, negative feelings can result in stress, which is detrimental to work productivity and personal well being. Estimates […]

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7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations

In his book The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories, Christopher Booker states that everything ever written boils down to seven basic plots. Using these story frames, you can share your life experiences to inspire your coworkers and bring your presentations to life.     Sources   Cuddy, Amy J. C. et al.(2017). The […]

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7 Techniques to Remember Anything

Do you struggle to remember the name of a person you were just introduced to? How is it that some people seem able to remember everything so easily? Fear not! There is hope for us all. We’ve gathered some of the best tips and tricks to help boost your memory skills. Whether you’re studying for […]

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10-Year Roadmap for Your Career

Whether you’re just starting out in your career or have a few years under your belt, it’s always good to have a goal in mind. Do you want to be a CEO one day? Or simply run a small team and do what you love? Are you working towards starting your own business? No matter […]

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What ‘Side Hustle’ Should You Try?

Does your 9-5 job leave you hankering for something more? Do you have unused skills just waiting to be exploited – for your own benefit? It could be time to consider a little ‘side hustle’ – earning money outside of your regular job. But where to start? There are lots of great reasons for trying […]

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6 Types of Bosses (And How to Work for Them)

Figuring out how your boss thinks can give you a real advantage on the path to success. Research has shown that managers can be divided into six basic categories. But how are you supposed to know which category your boss falls in? All workplaces depend on hitting that fine-tuned blend of personality types and, no […]

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