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8 Power Poses That Make Successful Employees

8 Power Poses That Make Successful Employees

Just assuming a confident pose will give you a power boost

There is scientific evidence to support the beneficial effects of power posing. Read More »

Soft Skill: Self-Confidence

Soft Skill: Self-Confidence

Believe in yourself, even if everyone else thinks you're a doofus

Bosses and team leaders know something about confidence, but sometimes you have to fake it 'til you make it. Here's your Jobs Week guide to building confidence. Read More »

3 Steps To Walk Into An Interview Feeling Confident

3 Steps To Walk Into An Interview Feeling Confident

You'll just need 45 minutes of prep time

If you feel good about yourself at an interview, it will show -- and your prospective employer will notice. Read More »

How To Sell Yourself If You Hate Selling

How To Sell Yourself If You Hate Selling

Get tips on how to sell yourself at a job interview, on your resume and in your cover letter. Read More »

3 Ways To Act More Confident

3 Ways To Act More Confident

If you first build your confidence -- and do it in a way that is both sincere and natural -- then you can take just about any step you want. Read More »

How To Be An Olympic Athlete At Work

How To Be An Olympic Athlete At Work

By Vickie Elmer The Summer Olympics, with opening ceremonies July 27 in London, bring us critical lessons on how to prepare for success. Many of the swimmers, tennis players and other athletes will have spent countless hours, days and years in training and preparation for a competition that will be over in... Read More »

Job Interviews: 5 Ways To Leave A Good Impression

Job Interviews: 5 Ways To Leave A Good Impression

By Amy Levin-Epstein, CBS MoneyWatch There are few things that feel better than walking out of a job interview you think you've nailed. But just because you've answered the last question doesn't mean the evaluation process is over. From the time you stand up, to the time you get into the elevator, leave the... Read More »

Keep Getting Rejected For The Job? 4 Ways To Break The Streak

Keep Getting Rejected For The Job? 4 Ways To Break The Streak

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, MRW Have you been on more job interviews than you care to think about lately? Do you feel that you are doing worse with each meeting? Well, that perception may not just be in your head. Interviewing gets old after a while, and just like the salesperson who hasn't gotten a... Read More »

What To Do When You're In Over Your Head At Work

What To Do When You're In Over Your Head At Work

I'm a big fan of mistakes. In business, as in life, mistakes are how we learn. As infants, we learned to walk by falling over. We acquired speech by speaking gobbledygook that eventually evolved into language. And yet, when we grow up, we often become strangely awkward about our missteps. It's no accident... Read More »

How To Overcome Phobias In The Workplace

How To Overcome Phobias In The Workplace

By Debra Auerbach Few people truly love public speaking. So when you have to give a big presentation to your boss and a room full of your peers, it's normal to feel nervous, get a little sweaty and rejoice once the presentation is over. Yet for some, the idea of public speaking evokes such fear that it's... Read More »

3 Ways To Program Your Mind For Success

3 Ways To Program Your Mind For Success

By Anthony Saladino Starting a business comes with a fair shares of ups and downs. Some weeks will go well, and others, not so much. It is how you deal with these speed bumps in the road that separates the winners from the losers. When things get tough, are you going to go crying home to mama, or will you... Read More »

Sell The Gap On Your Resume

Sell The Gap On Your Resume

By Elinor Stutz A common question from job seekers these days is, "How do I explain being out of work for a year or longer?" This is where a few sales techniques may successfully be applied. The first is to approach the problem from a positive standpoint and leave fear behind. Whenever you meet with... Read More »

5 Steps To Becoming A Public Speaking Pro

5 Steps To Becoming A Public Speaking Pro

Speaking in front of people can be a rewarding and engaging experience, but it can also be terrifying. Public speaking doesn't have to be traumatic, however, if you remember a few simple steps. Keep these tips in the back of your mind as you prepare for your next public presentation. Read More »

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