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23 12, 2012

5 Tips From Richard Branson On Starting A Successful Business

December 23rd, 2012|

As LinkedIn is a business that started in a living room, much like Virgin began in a basement, I thought my first blog on the site should be about how to simply start a successful business. Here are five top tips I've picked up over the years 1. Listen more than you talk We have two ears [...]

19 10, 2012

What are the Career Options in HR

October 19th, 2012|

HR is not just about liking people. HR isn't the job for you if you’re not a ‘people person’, but liking people won’t be enough on its own. More precisely, you have to be interested in getting the absolute best out of people. It’s not just the softer ‘people skills’ that are important. You’ll have a strong interest in business and the [...]

8 09, 2012

10 Salary Negotiation Mistakes To Avoid

September 8th, 2012|

Whether you're new to job-hunting or a seasoned pro, whether you love the art of salary negotiation or dread it, the truth is that knowing salary negotiation tactics -- and avoiding salary negotiation landmines -- are key to obtaining the job offer you seek and deserve. While much is written about the tactics of salary [...]

25 08, 2012

Ten Things Your HR Head Should Be Doing Now

August 25th, 2012|

If you ask a CEO “What does your HR leader do?” he or she is likely to say: “You got me. I just know I need to have one.” We expect our HR execs to look after employee records, hire and train people, administer performance reviews, and see that comp and benefits practices chug along. [...]

11 07, 2011

How To Get Yourself Noticed At Work

July 11th, 2011|

Has your talent; potential and resourcefulness on the job gone unnoticed while those of others have been rewarded? Have others of equal experience risen on the corporate ladder much faster than you? You have probably not mastered the fine art of increasing your visibility in the workplace. Adeptness at getting noticed at work in a positive way [...]

4 07, 2011

Tips To Build Your Resume

July 4th, 2011|

Do you feel that your present job is going nowhere? Do you yearn to spread your wings and soar higher in your career? The way to do it is to build your resume and make it more attractive to present or future employers. The emphasis should be on gaining new experience. You can do this [...]

20 06, 2011

Asked to Relocate? What To Ask Your Employer

June 20th, 2011|

Have you been asked by your employer to relocate? If so, you are in a situation which an increasing number of employees are finding themselves in today. There can be any number of reasons why you may have been asked to relocate. For instance, with many companies finding it difficult to manage financially in areas [...]

14 06, 2011

How To Tackle Difficult People at Work

June 14th, 2011|

Troublemakers at the office come in various shades, and they have different styles and approaches to making their presence felt. To be fair, most of them may not even know how disruptive they can be – then again, some do. However, the sincere and focused always has a bad time with them. Maybe you cannot [...]

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