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Entries for November, 2017

5 rare public speaking tricks the best presenters use

[To comment:] Inc.‘s Janice Tomich wrote this article, first published on Jun. 25, 2016: When you’re giving a speech, you need to be different, like Mary Meeker was when she recently delivered her presentation at the 2016 Code Conference. She challenged the trend of using an image-heavy presentation style delivering 213 data-dense slides in 24 minutes and 40 seconds while […]

10 ways to identify a fake job posting

[To comment: larry@] From the Dec. 10, 2017 issue of the Courier-Post comes this important advice from BY PETER JONES THEJOBNETWORK The job market is hard enough to navigate without having to worry about a job posting that turns out to be a scam — or even just a dead end. Save your precious time […]

How to describe yourself in a job interview

[To comment:] From THEJOBNETWORD, the Courier-Post (on Nov. 12, 2017) and writer Peter Jones come these “tips.” BY PETER JONES THEJOBNETWORK You know you’re going to be asked about yourself in a job interview, so don’t get caught tongue-tied. It’s smart to have a small collection of adjectives that describe you well and show you off […]

3 tips to soothe your interview jitters

[To comment:] Thanks to The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, we have these interview tips from Jon Simmons, Monster contributor. Your palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy. Why? Either you’re Eminem about to rap battle your opponent, or you’re about to go to a job interview. If the thought of standing in front of a […]