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Professional development: Books or courses?

Professional development outside of work can come in many forms; some free, some not so free. Under the latter group falls books and courses, and sometimes most people aren’t aware of the subtle differences between the two, or the subtle similarities. 1,475 more words

The Avid Doer

Why people are working longer

This article is originally published in The Economist.

THE golden years of retirement, when decades of toil are traded for some downtime, are starting later. 577 more words

What To Look For in Your Next Company

Too often post-grads and job-seekers feel sunken in desperation, dependent on the mercy of a corporate HR department. Here at Oryx Nashville, we believe that employment is a two-sided game. 480 more words

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Foxwoods CEO Felix Rappaport Dies at 65

Felix Rappaport, president and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino, died unexpectedly on Monday. He was 65 years old.

Over the past four years, Rappaport had expanded the Foxwoods entertainment empire to include more restaurants and outdoor experiences, such as an ecotourism initiative and an open-air concert series. 348 more words

Leadership

Career Strategy Tip - Prepare for An Uncertain Future By Second-Skilling

We recently read an interesting article titled “Could Singapore hold the secret to preparing workers for an uncertain future?” on ideas.ted.com.

We talk about learning new skills and refreshing existing skills as part of one’s… 80 more words

Explore the current openings to join SynapseIndia

SynapseIndia current openings must be checked out by you, if you are also thinking about a change or career shift in near future. There are various jobs that are listed on the website of SynapseIndia. 123 more words

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Kirstjen Nielsen and Ivanka Trump on Border Separations, Katrina Lake's Pregnancy: Broadsheet June 19

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Kirstjen Nielsen is lambasted for the border crisis, Melania Trump’s statement puts Ivanka Trump under scrutiny, and Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake plans her maternity leave. Have a wonderful Tuesday!

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