Pajamas Allowed: 500 Free Online Resources For Learning From Your Couch

Business attire aside, you know the true mark of a professional is the knowledge that the individual possesses. At a business meeting, a colleague is talking up a storm on a wealth of topics you always wished you knew more about. Bet you’re currently wishing you took that class back in college so you could comment, right? No need to...

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inSparq’s Veronika Sonsev on the Beauty of a W-2 Form

Veronika Sonsev is the CEO and Founder of inSparq (http://insparq.com/) and also the co-founder of Women in Wireless (http://womeninwireless.org/). inSparq is a referral marketing and analytics product that helps online retailers grow sales by getting shoppers to refer their friends. Women in Wireless is a non-profit focused on empowering and developing female leaders in mobile and digital media. In this...

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Red Hat’s Becky Smith on Cutting Out TV and Identifying Priorities

Becky Smith is the Director of Global Operations Change Management at Red Hat (http://www.redhat.com/), one of the leading companies in the free and open source software sector and is a major Linux distribution vendor. In this video Becky talks to NEXT for Women about how to identify priorities, focusing on what is important and urgent to an individual. If you...

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The Employed Girl’s Guide to The Job Search

 My interviewer didn’t call when he was supposed to. I am a journalism major at the University of North Carolina with magazine aspirations. Experience is my only potential safeguard against postgraduate poverty, and so for every season there is an internship. In my quest to fill summer, I lined up a phone interview with an Important New York editor at...

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Tweet It! Finding Employment In 140 Characters Or Less

  Twitter long ago outgrew its juvenile roots as a monument to celebrity narcissism. What was once a forum for mind-numbingly mundane proclamations (“just brushed my teeth!! mmmm minty!!!!”) has become a new source, a marketing tool and even a leader of revolutions. The little social media that could has become a very big social media indeed, one that has...

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Podcasts: A Portable Radio For This Century

  Podcasts are an inexpensive and convenient way to learn, laugh and grow. Similar to gaining insights and inspiration from your favorite blogs and magazines, podcasts offer audio or video content for download via an online subscription. iTunes has a vast library of podcasts for free download, but you can also listen to episodes directly from the publisher’s website. One...

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Have You Unchecked The “Box”? How LinkedIn Is Using Your Name And Photo

Every update on various beloved social media platforms such as Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter is full of “favors” that we may or may not want. We often don’t realize them, until someone has sleuthed around in the respective privacy and account settings, uncovering what new treasure has been buried inside. Recently, LinkedIn has enabled a default setting which allows our...

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Write Your Way To Greater Job-Search Energy, Confidence And Optimism In Five Minutes A Day

  Writing for just a few minutes each day can have dramatic effects on your job-search. But not just any writing will do. To get the maximum benefit, try a gratitude journal. Studies show that people who keep gratitude journals…     Are more likely to make progress toward goals.     Sleep better and wake up feeling more refreshed.     Are...

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Facebook Just Got A Little Safer

  We’ve all been there. Facebook rolls out a new update and all of a sudden all of our settings have reverted to the default ones, the layout is even more confusing than before and your mini-feed is all aflutter with discontent from your friends. Frustrating? Absolutely. We weren’t the only ones to take note, the Federal Trade Commission was...

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