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4 Common Money Habits That Will Hold You Back From Getting Rich
by / on 04/07/2018 at 17:00 / in The Review

4 Common Money Habits That Will Hold You Back From Getting Rich

Are your monthly money habits setting you on the path to wealth—or holding you back from your full potential? The answer might surprise you. Unless you’re prone to undeniably bad habits like over-drafting your checking account and maxing out your credit card, it’s easy to assume you’re on the right track. But there are some obstacles to wealth that often don’t even […]

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6 Secrets for Surviving a Business Trip
by / on 28/06/2018 at 17:00 / in The Review

6 Secrets for Surviving a Business Trip

Long delays, cramped hotel rooms, wondering just how much those airport body scanners really reveal. Travel has its drawbacks, but it’s usually more than worth the hassle to spend a few enjoyable days with your family or friends. But what about work trips? Suddenly, the inconveniences of travel are mixed with the potential awkwardness of spending 24/7 with your co-workers. Like […]

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Notice periods: Dos and don’ts
by / on 28/06/2018 at 16:00 / in The Review

Notice periods: Dos and don’ts

As an for audit into practice recruiter of several years, I’ve noticed how companies are increasingly reticent to part with staff. This leads to three month notice periods and “buy backs” becoming increasingly common. This obviously creates a problem for organisations who ideally do not want to wait for this period of time for a new member of staff to start, […]

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Leveling the Playing Field for Female Investors by Goldman Sachs
by / on 27/06/2018 at 15:00 / in The Review

Leveling the Playing Field for Female Investors by Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs announced the creation of Launch With GS, a $500 million investment in both companies founded, owned or led by women, and women private equity managers, including those starting their first funds. The latter component will be led by Suzanne Gauron, managing director in the firm’s Alternative Investments and Manager Selection (AIMS) business. She explains why Launch With GS is tackling diversity in the investor […]

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Be A Monster Truck, Not A Unicorn
by / on 26/06/2018 at 19:15 / in The Review

Be A Monster Truck, Not A Unicorn

Attaining unicorn status continues to be one of the main obsessions in Silicon Valley. The irony is that multi-billion-dollar valuations seem to be, well, almost humdrum nowadays. Yet the focus on becoming a unicorn may distort things. It may even stunt the prospects of a company. As the Notorious B.I.G. once noted: “Mo Money Mo Problems.” Granted, with huge amounts of […]

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How to Test for Soft Skills in an Interview
by / on 25/06/2018 at 22:00 / in The Review

How to Test for Soft Skills in an Interview

Some skill sets are easier to screen for than others. A writing sample will highlight communication skills; extremely tough questions will test a candidate’s ability to think on his or her feet; and asking the applicant to discuss previous roles will provide information about his or her experience. But how can you test for “soft skills,” such as teamwork and empathy, during […]

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2 Reasons Why Asking About Salary in the First Interview is a Big Mistake
by / on 22/06/2018 at 09:00 / in The Review

2 Reasons Why Asking About Salary in the First Interview is a Big Mistake

The job seeker shouldn’t be the one to bring up salary and benefits first. Here’s why… On Youtube, we recently shared several examples of things job seekers do in interviews that make them look desperate. I was surprised at the number of viewers who were bothered by the suggestion to never bring up salary in the interview. The main pushback was, […]

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The Valuable Interns You’re Missing Out On
by / on 21/06/2018 at 11:00 / in The Review

The Valuable Interns You’re Missing Out On

When you think about interns, there’s probably a certain stereotype that pops into your mind: A spry college student or recent grad holding the boss’ mocha Frappuccino in one hand and crippling uncertainty about the future in the other. But there’s a different internship applicant who’s almost always left out of the equation—high school students. The idea of high school interns may […]

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You Have 7 Seconds to Make a First Impression: Here’s How to Succeed
by / on 20/06/2018 at 14:00 / in The Review

You Have 7 Seconds to Make a First Impression: Here’s How to Succeed

Every entrepreneur knows that first impressions are important, but you may not know just how little time you have to actually make one. Within the first seven seconds of meeting, people will have a solid impression of who you are — and some research suggests a tenth of a second is all it takes to start determining traits like trustworthiness. That isn’t enough […]

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Why ‘Liquidity is the New Leverage’ by Goldman Sachs
by / on 19/06/2018 at 10:00 / in The Review

Why ‘Liquidity is the New Leverage’ by Goldman Sachs

From post-crisis flash crashes to illiquid bond trading, markets have become familiar with a pattern: Liquidity seems to evaporate as volatility rises, leading to price moves arguably excessive relative to any fundamental catalyst. Whether shifts in market structure and investing strategies are to blame is Top of Mind. GS’ Chief Markets Economist Charlie Himmelberg thinks yes, and argues the rise of high-frequency […]

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