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Career Advice Apr 26 2012

Like Apple's Jobs, Former IBM CEO Had FBI File

Like Apple's Jobs, Former IBM CEO Had FBI File

FBI files obtained through a Freedom of Information request throw a spotlight onto a time when fears about airplane hijackings led to IBM executive John R. Opel being questioned by the FBI

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Career Advice Apr 19 2012

Deepak Chopra's Best Career Advice

Author and spiritualist Deepak Chopra talks with FINS about how to use "divine discontent" to inspire your career, the importance of asking reflective questions, and why there are more opportunities contained within crises than we realize.

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Career Advice Apr 17 2012

'Pink Noise' Grows as Offices Go Open Plan

While more companies are adopting open, collaborative spaces with few individual offices, it's driven as much by cost-cutting as the desire to create a non-hierarchical corporate culture. Most workers just don't like the noise and loss of privacy when barriers between desks are eliminated.

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Career Advice Apr 16 2012

Why Goofing Off Breeds Success

Gawker tech blogger Ryan Tate talks with FINS about his new book, "The 20% Doctrine: How Tinkering, Goofing Off, and Breaking the Rules at Work Drive Success in Business."

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Career Advice Apr 16 2012

Moneyball and the HR Department

HR departments are going from warm and fuzzy to cold and calculating in the age of big data.

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Career Advice Apr 11 2012

Eight Tips for Leaving Your Job

When you've given two weeks notice at your current job, you may think you can lay back and just coast before joining your next employer. Don't. Those last two weeks can be critical to ensuring you leave on good terms with your reputation intact.

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Career Advice Apr 06 2012

Does the Economy Want You?

The sudden drop in jobs added in March belies a string of recent public and private metrics that had job seekers and recruiters betting on better prospects for the unemployed.

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Career Advice Apr 04 2012

Yahoos Still Beloved by Recruiters After Layoffs

Recruiters said that while having worked for Yahoo does carry some stigma, it also has some advantages. Laid off workers shouldn't struggle too hard to find new jobs.

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Career Advice Apr 04 2012

Chinese Students Flood American Graduate Schools

More than ever, Chinese students have their sights set on U.S. graduate schools. Application volume from that country rose 18% for U.S. master's and doctoral programs starting this fall, according to a new report from the Council of Graduate Schools that provides a preliminary measure of application trends.

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Career Advice Apr 03 2012

Google, Facebook, Genentech's Silicon Valley Bus Mania

Just as Silicon Valley retooled corporate dress codes and company cafeteria food, the nation's tech center has redefined the daily commute.

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