10 Worst Job Interview Questions

The guys from Business Pundit compiled a list with the 10 worst job interview questions. According to them, these questions confuse, irk and offend the candidate. They are: What interests you about our company? Have you ever brought a lawsuit against an employer? Why did you take the pen from me? Can you work under … Continue reading 10 Worst Job Interview Questions

Do You Really Need College Education?

Sometime ago we have already stated that MBAs are overrated. Guess what, today it is time to criticize college education! Recently I came across another curious article listing 15 successful entrepreneurs who didn’t need college education. You can see a description for each of these entrepreneurs on the original article, and below you will find … Continue reading Do You Really Need College Education?

The Worst Jobs for the 21st Century

Forbes recently published an interesting article titled “The Worst Jobs For The 21st Century.” What do you think they are? If you guessed federal agents, travel agents, journalists and radio announcers, you nailed it. Here is a quotation from the article: “What to avoid? The usual suspects. According to the projections by the U.S. government, … Continue reading The Worst Jobs for the 21st Century

Wear a suit to work? Not as smart as you think!

After graduating in International Economics in 2005 I went to work for a management consulting firm. It was a high profile company, so I needed to wear a suit every day. I remember that before getting started I went out shopping and spent around $2500 buying five suits and an endless number of shirts. Different … Continue reading Wear a suit to work? Not as smart as you think!

20 Ways to Use Linkedin

Out of many social networking sites aimed at professionals, Linkedin is becoming the de facto standard. If you are not using it yet you might losing some opportunities. The Web Worker Daily, in fact, recently published an articled titled “20 Ways to Use Linkedin Productively.” The 20 points on the list are: 1. Increase freelance … Continue reading 20 Ways to Use Linkedin

Emotional Intelligence

There was a lot of hype around emotional intelligence a couple of years ago. Is the concept obsolete? Hardly. Recently I came across an interesting article about emotional intelligence, outlining emotional competencies like self-awareness, motivation, empathy and social skills.