When faced with a high-pressure situation, keep the potential outcomes in perspective, writes Nicholas Petrie. Accept situations for what they are, learn from them and ultimately let go when necessary.
BetterCompany Interview is an app that allows job seekers to initiate discussions with employees of companies where they're considering applying. The forum will allow job seekers to get tips on the interview process or insights on what it's like to work for an employer.
Generation X workers, those ages 35 to 54, make up about 30% of the workforce and are among the most cash-strapped members of the population, with financial concerns related to day-to-day expenses complicating efforts to save for the future, according to a new report. Single parents are particularly vulnerable to financial worries and coverage gaps such as inadequate life and disability insurance, debt, stagnant wages, and other challenges.
Getting referred is the most efficient way to get a job, with success rates that are 10 times higher than those resulting from job board applications, writes Lou Adler. It's a good idea to mix up your techniques by connecting individuals within companies directly and building a network.
The UK has a longstanding plan in place for when Queen Elizabeth II passes, as is customary for every royal death that can be anticipated, writes Sam Knight. "It will be 10 days of sorrow and spectacle in which, rather like the dazzling mirror of the monarchy itself, we will revel in who we were and avoid the question of what we have become," Knight writes.