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Wearing Luxury Brands Makes You Seem More Qualified for the Job

Wearing Luxury Brands Makes You Seem More Qualified for the Job (hbr.org)
 

Author: JM Olejarz

 Imagine this: You’re interviewing two people for a job. They’re equally competent, capable, and qualified—but you can see that one is wearing an outfit from H&M and the other’s clothes are clearly from Louis Vuitton. Which candidate will you hire?

What Research Shows About Talking Back to a Jerk Boss

What Research Shows About Talking Back to a Jerk Boss (hbr.org)
 

Author: Walter Frick

 We’ve all suffered incompetent or unpleasant bosses. But if yours is outright abusive, what should you do?

Good Leaders Aren’t Afraid to Be Nice

Good Leaders Aren’t Afraid to Be Nice (hbr.org)
 

Author: Joe Panepinto

 It only took me about three seconds to decide what to wear on the first day in my new gig as strategy director at Genuine Interactive, a digital marketing agency (jeans and a wrinkled linen shirt, duh). Deciding what books to take was a bit trickier.

What Everyone Needs to Know to Be More Productive

What Everyone Needs to Know to Be More Productive (hbr.org)
Author: Dana Rousmaniere

Does it seem like you don’t have enough hours in the day to get through everything you need to do? With so many competing demands on our time, we can all benefit from learning to ramp up our own personal productivity. HBR recently ran a series called Getting More Work Done. Below is a summary of the advice and best practices our experts contributed to the series:

5 Signs It’s Time for a New Job

5 Signs It’s Time for a New Job (hbr.org)   
Author: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Regardless of your age, background, or accomplishments, you have probably fantasized about the possibility of a new career at some point in your life – those who haven’t are the exception.

What to Do If You Feel Stuck in the Wrong Career - hbr.org

If you’re midway through your career and feeling stuck, you are not alone. Maybe work doesn’t feel meaningful anymore, or your industry has drastically evolved, or your values and interests have changed.

4 Steps to Dispel a Bad Mood - hbr.org

You know you’re in a bad mood. You know it’s hurting your performance at work. But how do you get yourself out of it?

Young People Need to Know Entrepreneurship Is Hard - hbr.org

How’s this for an entrepreneurship-education outcome: The proportion of high school students saying they’d like to start a business declined over the course of a summer program, according to 

Stop Trying to Find Your True Self at Work - hbr.org

Clarity often visits unexpectedly, and it seldom stays for long. Especially when it concerns who we really are.

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