Win Name Game to Advance Career

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A critical job skill is to learn and remember names fast, according to the author of a recent book for those starting out or starting over in a career. “It’s critical to show your dedication early in a new job,” says Phil Blair. “To establish a good reputation, you must put in the time. Learn names and roles quickly. Arrive early, stay late. Your hours may ease as you begin to understand your responsibilities and find ways to do them better in less time, but in the beginning, it’s all about not just showing up, but being there.”

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Millennials Outnumber Baby Boomers and Are Far More Diverse


Millennials, or America’s youth born between 1982 and 2000, now number 83.1 million and represent more than one quarter of the nation’s population. Their size exceeds that of the 75.4 million baby boomers, according to new U.S. Census Bureau estimates released today. Overall, millennials are more diverse than the generations that preceded them, with 44.2 percent being part of a minority race or ethnic group (that is, a group other than non-Hispanic, single-race white).

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25 Things I Wish I Had Learned in Law School


Students readying themselves for law careers should take time to set books aside and gain practical work experience while in school, according to a survey of 350 U.S. and Canadian lawyers by Robert Half Legal, a premier legal staffing and consulting services firm. Lawyers were asked, “What, if anything, do you wish you had learned in law school that would have better prepared you to practice law?” Among their responses:

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Memorable Commencement Speeches


It’s Harder to Be Kind Than Clever! Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder delivered some wise words from lessons he said “he learned the hard way.” Cleverness is a gift, kindness is a choice. Gifts are easy — they’re given after all. Choices can be hard. You can seduce yourself with your gifts if you’re not careful, and if you do, it’ll probably be to the detriment of your choices.” Jeff Bezos Trust the Dots will Somehow Connect in your Future! Steve Jobs, Founder of Apple, explains how a single class helped shaped the future of Apple “If I had never dropped out, I would have never dropped in on this calligraphy class,” he said, “and personal computers might not have the wonderful typography that they do,” “So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.”  The Gig is Up Tom Hanks, Academy Award-winning actor, writer and director, addresses the Yale College Class of 2011 during the traditional Class Day speech and offers the graduates insight and …

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STEM Graduates: Salary Expectations Fall Short of Actual Salaries


When it comes to starting salaries, do the starting salary expectations of students earning degrees in the highly prized STEM fields align with reality? No—but not because students majoring in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics-related disciplines have overly lofty expectations, according to results of a new report published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

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Job Outlook for College Class of 2015: Hiring to Increase 9.6 Percent

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Employers expect to hire more new college graduates this year than they did last year, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Organizations responding to NACE’s Job Outlook 2015 Spring Update survey reported plans to hire 9.6 percent more Class of 2015 graduates for their U.S. operations than they hired from the Class of 2014.

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Research Reveals Five Job Interview Deal Breakers

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It should go without saying, but checking your smartphone isn’t a smart move during a job interview. In fact, it’s the top way to blow your chances with a prospective employer, new research by The Creative Group shows. More than three-quarters (77 percent) of advertising and marketing executives surveyed said it’s likely they’d remove a candidate from consideration if the person used his or her phone during the interview.

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