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How to Work, Act and Dress Like a Senior Executive

According to an old adage, you should dress for the job you want, not the one you have. To take this further, you should also consider emulating your company's leaders in other ways. Before you do that, however, you should get answers to the following questions: How many hours do these executives work in a typical week? Do they eat lunch at their desk or at a fancy restaurant? Will they order a... Read More >


Professional Books That Can Recharge Your Career

Spring is a time of renewal, so why not recharge your career by reading some of the following professional books, which cover a wide range of topics that address today's essential technology and business trends? For example, one book focuses on getting the most out of your work teams, while another explains how to proactively use disruptive technology to "attack" change in your organization. A... Read More >


IT Certifications Can Boost Your Career

IT certifications are increasingly serving as potent career-boosters for today's technology professionals, according to a recent survey from CompTIA. The accompanying report, "HR Perceptions of IT Training and Certification," indicates that most tech pros have at least one certification. However, HR and business executives have traditionally been unsure about the true value of these certificates,... Read More >


11 Ways to Boost Your Social Media Presence

Social media continues to expand at a dizzying pace: Every second, an average of 6,000 Tweets are sent—more than 500 million a day. The number of Facebook users is now approaching 900 million, with five new profiles created every second. And LinkedIn boasts approximately 350 million professionals. Meanwhile, there are 300 million monthly active users on Instagram, and an estimated 300 hours... Read More >


11 Tips for Giving a Great Speech

Does the prospect of making a public presentation send you into a state of panic? If so, then you're far from alone. In fact, three-quarters of people suffer from speech anxiety, which means that it's the most common phobia of all. That said, most employees and managers who are considered key contributors within their organizations and industries will need to make a speech from time to time, and... Read More >


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