I love these counterintuitive tricks designed to help you be more productive fast. These are especially good for times when you are feeling “stuck” or just are having a hard time getting going on an important project or anything that involves creativity or writing.
What helps you get going when you are not being productive? Please share your ideas in the comments section.
When you send your resume to an employer, you have two audiences to impress – human beings and applicant tracking systems.
As you know, human beings are the people who review your resume, such as hiring managers and recruiters, and whom you need to suitably impress in order to get an interview, but first it needs to get through the applicant tracking system….
Mistakes enable growth. Setbacks are a given. How do you handle them?
Do you let the problem paralyze you, or do you use it as learning experience? Here are coping mechanisms and mental approaches that are scientifically proven to help you better handle missteps, bounce back from setbacks, and, even use them to your advantage.
When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success—IQ.
Even in the startup world, where a talent gap means tech employees are in high demand, a solid resume is no guarantee of employment. Why? Because personality, cultural fit, and first impressions matter. The interview is your first and possibly only opportunity to stand out. It’s your chance to show an employer all the virtues that differentiate you.
The vast majority of people who sign up for a MOOC—a massive open online course—never complete it. More than 50% consume less than half of the course’s content. You don’t have to finish a whole semester-long course to get value.