Is your resume getting ignored? Want to punch it up? Jessica Holbrook Hernandez offers some good advice for your choice of words—words you should avoid and words to include. She says, “Hiring managers want—need—words that jump off the page and captivate them.”
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Are distractions constantly interrupting your focus at work? Nadia Goodman via Entrepreneur Online describes how you can multitask effectively, amid distractions, and increase your productivity.
If your inbox is like most people’s today, important emails sit there waiting in line with a host of news feeds, spams, forwarded jokes, and other occasionally important bits of communication. In a Harvard Business Review blog, Bryan Garner gives us some good advice if we want our email communication to get noticed.
Have you stopped lately to thank God for the World Wide web? The Internet as a place where people use their God-given creativity and entrepreneurial spirit to create many benefits we enjoy. This post by Taylor Barkley reminds us what a privilege it is to have access to important information in the free world as opposed to closed counties where the government controls information and thus distorts reality for its people. Free access to information is important for human flourishing as well.
In this Faith Village blog, Antwuan Malone writes about three struggles Jesus faced that we often overlook.
Is there any other struggles you would add to this list?
Rick Owens attended the University of Georgia, did post graduate work at George Washington University and the Naval Post Graduate School, and is a graduate of the Naval War College. He flew the F-4, F-5, A-4, and T-38 as a Navy fighter pilot and was commanding officer of an F-14 squadron. In 1978 he started his career with American Airlines as a Flight Engineer on the 727 and eventually became Chief Pilot and Base Manager in Nashville and Raleigh before becoming 737 Fleet Manager.
Online MBA offers tips for putting together a workplace wardrobe -- helpful information for young grads who need to figure out what to invest in purchasing first.
J. B. Wood is an author and businessman. In this High Calling video interview he talks about finding and recognizing the right career path and surrendering your career to Christ.
Oliver Emberton offers tips in this Forbes article on how to combat procrastination.
Steven Berglas offers a secular psychological approach to handling difficult people. While his solutions could benefit from a biblical perspective, he identifies specific types of reactions to criticism which are beneficial to any executive.
Ron Moore writes for Faith Village about the process of delegation and answers thought-provoking questions concerning effective and efficient delegation.
In this Wall Street Journal article, Ruth Mantell lists the top four job skills for those seeking a promotion or a new job in the coming year. Number one on the list is the ability to communicate well. She offers specifics about verbal and written communication, and practical advice about other skills that are even more important in this economy.
Former Navy SEAL Brent Gleeson believes the difference between good and great leadership is loyalty. Gleeson brings his SEAL training about loyalty into his job as a business owner. Read his loyalty lessons that apply to business at Inc.com.
By Patty Azzarello
"Congratulations, smartypants, you've got the highest IQ in the room—too bad it'll make you a pain to work with," says Patty Azzarello in Fast Company.
To Retain Young Workers, Companies Offer Special Incentives; Some Older Employees Cry Foul
In a Wall Street Journal article, Leslie Kwoh describes how companies are adapting to the demands of Millenials in the work force, changes that don't set well at times with Baby Boomer colleagues.