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Have you seen the commercial with the coffee slurping job applicant? Pretty funny, but lesson learned, don’t lose out on a job opportunity because of poor manners. First impressions count. Before your next interview make sure to check out one of our business etiquette titles first. Otherwise, like the commercial character, your resume may end up in the shredder.
The Definitive Guide to Professional Behavior Whether you’re eating lunch with a client, Skyping with your boss, or meeting a business partner for the first time–it’s all about how you present yourself.
LinkedIn is a popular resource for job hunters, entrepreneurs, and professionals to exchange ideas and find each other. One of the best places to do both is by using LinkedIn’s groups. You can find lots of great information and resources and you don’t even need a premium account to take advantage. All you need is some thoughtful research.
The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 28th annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table shows the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.04, a 44-cent price decrease from last year’s average of $49.48. Read more »
Scanadu, the startup behind a handheld scanner that reads vital signs such as heart rate and temperature in seconds before transferring the data to a patient’s smartphone, announced $10.5 million in funding from multiple investors on Tuesday. It is seeking FDA approval for the device called Scanadu Scout said CEO Walter De Brouwer.
“Any fund that invests according to non-economic guidelines. Such funds may make investments based on such issues as environmental responsibility, human rights, or religious views. A socially responsible fund may take a pro-active stance by selectively investing in, for example, environmentally-friendly companies, or firms with good employee relations. This group also includes funds that avoid investing in companies involved in promoting alcohol, tobacco, or gambling, or in the defense industry.”