A 32-year-old startup CEO threw up the first time she tried to negotiate a raise – and it inspired her to launch her own company

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The Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew started the company to give people the kind of career guidance she wished she’d had early on. For example, the first time she tried to negotiate a raise, she felt extremely uncomfortable – and threw up afterward. So far, The Muse has helped over 50 million people find the right jobs and companies.                Kathryn Minshew was telling me about why she started The Muse, the career-advice and job-search platform she cofounded in 2011. Mainly, she said, it was the desire…

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If You Hate Your Job, This is What You Need to Do

If You Hate Your Job, This is What You Need to Do

If you’re miserable at work, you’re not alone. Having written the workplace advice blog Ask a Manager for more than a decade now, I’ve answered questions from literally thousands of people who hate their jobs. Whether it’s due to a difficult boss, unpleasant colleagues, mind-numbing work, or a toxic culture, there are a lot of people toiling away at jobs they’d rather not be in. The unsettling reality is that even if you do everything right in screening your jobs, you can still end up in a work situation that makes you…

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Five Steps a B-school Can Take to Prepare Freshers for Today’s Tough Job Market

With thousands of B-school mushrooming across India the biggest challenge both the students and the school face is “Jobs”. Assocham study mentions that only 20% of the graduates passing out land up with a job, what is aggravating the problem further is the average package going down. The biggest culprit being demand and supply, the other issue could be how relevant the corporate feel is what the students are learning to make them job ready. B-Schools should ensure that they are more of a finishing school so that corporates feel…

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Job in Doha, Qatar Training Manager Salary: 8000 GBP Monthly

Job in Doha, Qatar Training Manager Salary: 8000 GBP Monthly

Applicants who require a work visa welcomed Project Summary: $7.5bn large scale IT infrastructure and Civil Construction project in Doha, Qatar Training Manager 6 Month+ Contract circa 40k QR/Month Starting ASAP Job brief We are looking for an experienced training and development manager to devise and deploy our organizational training requirements, oversee its implementation and assess its outcomes. You will identify training and developmental needs across 20 Work Packages, defining timelines for delivery, often with multiple phases that match systems functionality deployments. Training will be through Classroom, CBT, Web, Manuals,…

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Job in Dubai, UAE iOS Developer Salery: 70 000 GBP p/a

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iOS Developer – World Transportation Organisation – Dubai £70k I am currently working with a World Transportation Network organisation who are looking to recruit an iOS Developer. As the iOS developer you will have a passion for pushing mobile technologies to the limits. You work with our team of talented engineers to design and build the next generation mobile applications in a scalable manner. Please note that this role is based 100% on site in Dubai. As the iOS Developer you will: Design and build advanced, scalable applications for the…

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