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October 4, 2012
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Getting Ahead 
 
  • Why it pays off to stick with an employer
    Staying at a company for a decade or more can help your career because you're more likely to rise to a senior position than if you job hop, David Williams writes. Other advantages include accruing more in savings and benefits, and having more input into the direction of the company, he writes. Forbes (9/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • Bald men perceived as more dominant leaders, study suggests
    CEOs like Netscape's Marc Andreessen and Amazon's Jeffrey Bezos might be getting an image boost from their shiny, shorn heads, a study from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School suggests. Men with shaved heads are seen as more dominant, masculine and sometimes better leaders than those with hair that is long or thinning, the study finds. The Wall Street Journal (10/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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Making the Connection 
  • Is your LinkedIn strategy a success?
    If your search appearances and profile views have grown, you know your LinkedIn strategy is working, Shauna Bryce writes. Other clues you're on the right road include people reaching out to you via LinkedIn and more opportunities being offered through your network, she writes. Careerealism.com (10/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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Balancing Yourself 
  • Why you need to ditch multiple morning alarms
    If you want to start getting up on time in the morning, get rid of multiple alarms so you're not giving yourself a "safety net," Thorin Klosowski writes. Training yourself to get up with the first alarm helps you "form a solid morning routine, and you end up having more energy throughout the day," he writes. Lifehacker (10/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
The Water Cooler 
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Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them."
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