A Yahoo! Story – Will The Company Turn Itself Around?

In its prime, Yahoo! was one of the most visible and recognizable names associated with the internet. Without Google and other indexed search engines, Yahoo! was an unstoppable force that once paid 5.7 billion dollars or 100 times its annual revenue for broadcoast.com, a company that never made profits. At its peak in January 2000, […]

Meet a Superstar Investment Banking Analyst

Jeremy Xia began his Wall Street career with Credit Suisse in New York as an Investment Banking Analyst in their Global Industrials Group. In this exclusive interview, Jeremy breaks down the key personal characteristics and best practices that led him to distinguish himself as one of the highest-rated analysts of his class. Although he would […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving (week) to all! In the spirit of this holiday, I found an article for you that highlights how an attitude of gratitude can help set your mind right for new opportunities, especially in hard times. I’ve always believed that simplicity and humility is the key to a happy life and a prosperous career. […]

9 Ways to Beat Negativity

Tired of all the trolling? Nine tips on eliminating negativity in your life, which are all helpful unless you are a depressive by nature. Regardless of your outlook on life, the author offers a few good suggestions that you can implement immediately with the one that resonated most with me: stop complaining! Click Here to […]

How 3 New Supreme Court Decisions Will Affect Your Business

Interesting article about three Supreme Court decisions handed down recently that will impact businesses going forward: 1) a limit on “vicarious liability”(good for employers) 2) tighter standards for retaliation arguments (good for employers) and 3) the rejection of the Defense of Marriage Act (good for employees). Basically, the Supreme Court made it tougher for employees […]

5 Secrets to Learning New Skills Quickly

Five tips on how to develop new skills and talents. The author challenges the 10,000 hour rule and focuses on deconstructing skills to manageable “sub-skills” that you can master quickly and more easily over time. He may be slightly unrealistic though – how many of us out there can set aside 20 hours a week […]

How to Become Influential

Humility is the key to influencing others in addition to your belief in a particular product, cause, or idea. Key takeaway from this article for job seekers – a “candidate should never dismiss a receptionist as unimportant. The boss might consult this receptionist before making the hire. If so, the receptionist wields influence, and a […]

5 Job Search Tips to Always Keep In Mind

According this article from SimplyHired.com, competition for jobs is becoming exceedingly fierce and interviewers are increasingly looking for specific skills demonstrated in past experiences. Avoiding major blunders on your resume or interview only puts you at the same level as 99% of your peers and what will determine your suitability for a job is what […]

3 Things You Must Say at Every Job Interview

Providing concrete, fact-based, action-driven examples that clearly communicate how you will add tangible value to a prospective employer will increase your odds of receiving an offer. It will also help your resume get noticed faster as well if you just happened to write these same examples down. If you have trouble putting pen to paper, […]

Tips for Navigating a Mid-Life Career Change Successfully

A well-thought out article for mid-career professionals (15-20 years experience) contemplating a new path for themselves. Key takeaway is to set realistic goals and recognize that work does not necessarily equate to happiness. Self-awareness is critical to a painless transition to a new career in addition to a reliable network of friends, mentors, and colleagues […]