Keys To Getting Promoted

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Early on in our careers most of us don’t really understand what it takes to move up. We can quickly figure out what it takes to do well at our current job, while we don’t know what it takes to succeed at our boss’s job. Some people languish in the same position / title for years and years and always wonder why they are not moving ahead while their More...

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By Aston Waldman On Monday, January 27th, 2014

You May Have Saved For Retirement But Are You Prepared?

I was once told by a professor of mine that I should never save for retirement. “Enjoy the first 65 years to the fullest. Don’t spend them saving for the last 10″. As a highly impressionable student More...

attitude is everything
By Glassdoor Team On Friday, January 17th, 2014

The 2 New Year’s Resolutions That Will Make You Healthier, Wealthier & Wiser

If you are anything like most of us fallible human beings, you’ve probably already broken some (most?) of your New Year’s resolutions. If you are nodding your head ‘yes’, I have a proposition for you to More...

Distinguish yourself in your next interview
By Aston Waldman On Saturday, February 9th, 2013

5 Tough Interview Questions Most Fail to Answer Correctly

Job interviews are nerve wrecking and challenging and we all have to do them at some point. The best way to overcome your nerves in any situation is to be as prepared as possible. Preparation will give you the confidence More...

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By Aston Waldman On Monday, May 7th, 2012

Are You Truly Open Minded?

I’ve always considered myself to be open minded. This year I realized that I was so wrong. I take a lot of pride in being independent, whether that means financially, physically or just being able to figure More...

Stand Out
By Aston Waldman On Monday, April 23rd, 2012

External Hires Make More But Perform Worse Than Internal Staff

For everyone that has applied for a promotion at their company only to be passed over for someone from the “outside”, this is a painful topic. To know that an outsider would make more than an insider More...

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By Aston Waldman On Monday, March 19th, 2012

Dressing Slimmer For Guys

When I was in high school and college I played football. At that time – bigger was always better. So for interviews with coaches and general wear around campus I used to wear fleeces all the time. Why? Because More...

Need a Job
By Glassdoor Team On Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

What To Do When You Get Fired?

Let’s face it, being fired stinks. Not only do you have to worry about where your next pay check will come from, but you also have to contend with a bruised ego.  But all doesn’t have to be lost. You can learn More...

College Grad
By Aston Waldman On Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Bill Gates Says “You Should Go To College” Even Though He Dropped Out

Bill Gates did an interview on cnn.com where he fielded questions from young reporters around the globe. As most people know, Bill Gates was a college dropout but still managed to become the 2nd richest person. More...

Smart Donkey
By Aston Waldman On Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Hard Work Doesn’t Always Pay But Talent + Hard Work Pays BIG

Some sayings / quotes contain such a big caveats that at face value they’re pretty much lies. One of the biggest lies is: “Hard Work Pays Off”. No it doesn’t. Hard work on it’s own More...

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