How Asking Questions Advanced This Assistant’s Career To Head Of Talent

Laura Sapp, head of talent at IAC, oversees executive recruitment, talent management and internal growth and mobility for IAC Corporate and its portfolio of leading media and technology businesses, including Vimeo, Dotdash, The Daily Beast and BlueCrew. Having started her career nearly 20 years ago as an assistant to IAC Chairman Barry Diller, she understands the drive, talent and skills required to build and maintain a successful career. IAC builds companies guided by curiosity, a questioning of the status quo and a desire to invent or acquire new products and…

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How To Get Unstuck To Make Career Progress

So, how are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? If you’re like most people, you’ve fallen off the wagon or have hit a serious stumbling block. According to U.S. News & World Report, the failure rate for New Year’s resolutions is a whopping 80 percent. And that statistic can be especially disheartening when you’ve made career-related resolutions, and you feel you’ve hit a professional plateau. Here are seven tips on how to get unstuck and back on track to make progress in your career: 1. Admit you’re in a rut.…

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Damon Agyeman scores first career WHL goal

Cochranite Damon Agyeman scored his first goal at the junior level with the Medicine Hat Tigers after a first period tally in a 7-5 victory over the Moose Jaw Warriors on Jan. 11. Photo credits to the Medicine Hat Tigers Coming into their Jan. 11 match up with the Moose Jaw Warriors, Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman and Cochrane resident Damon Agyeman had only played seven games of his rookie season in the Western Hockey League (WHL). His eighth turned out to be the lucky one as he scored his first…

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8 Questions That Will Help Diagnose Your Current Career Status

Once you decide your career needs rehabbing, you need to evaluate the current state of your career. This is the “diagnosis” phase. It’s similar to a contractor inspecting a home they’re planning to renovate: You’re going to evaluate what remains strong, what could use some minor repairs, and what needs to be completely gutted and rebuilt. This inspection of your career is called the Rehab YOU Evaluation, and it will require you to be transparent and open to new ways of designing, building, testing and launching your personal brand, once you…

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3 Career Tips To Kick Off The New Year

A new year is the perfect time to get your career on track. Whether you’re working towards a promotion, looking for a new job, or are simply seeking growth opportunities, it’s important to take charge of your career. Take advantage of the new year and the momentum that comes with it with these three tips to kick off your career in 2020. Don’t procrastinate. There’s no time like the present to get things started. Procrastination will only ensure that your career stays stagnant. Don’t allow yourself to do things tomorrow,…

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3 Career Moves You Need To Prioritize To Protect Your Livelihood In The 20s

Ten-year career plans became passé as the pace of change in business increased. It’s hard to predict what the technological and economic environment will be in the coming year, much less a decade. But there are still many things you can and should plan for as this new decade approaches, especially if you hope to protect your marketability and increase your earning potential. Positioning yourself to ride the wave of economic and cultural volatility that lies ahead will require a prolonged and sustained effort. That might be daunting to hear,…

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Sanjeev Bikhchandani: The career entrepreneur

If there was someone who had total faith in his ability to build a business and backed him to the hilt, it was his jeevansathi, Surabhi, a batchmate from IIM Ahmedabad. Those were tough times and the business took a lot out of him. What it couldn’t take out were some of his middle class values. Sanjeev Bikhchandani He’s India’s original start-up guy. Fed up with the daily routine and humdrum existence of the office-goer, Sanjeev Bikhchandani decided he would make a living by helping others find naukris. So he…

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HPC Career Notes: December 2019 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the high-performance computing community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details. Check in each month for an updated list and you may even come across someone you know, or better yet, yourself! Ari Berman BioTeam, Inc. promoted Ari Berman to chief executive officer. In his new role, Berman will expand the company’s reach into the scientific and business communities, helping to bring innovative solutions to leading…

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Career in art and photography: How to turn your hobby into a profession

What if your hobby could become your profession? Here’s how you can turn your hobby of art and photography into a career. The Oxford Dictionary of English defines hobby’ as an activity done regularly in one’s leisure time for pleasure’. If this leisure time’ activity can be converted into a livelihood generator then so much more better earning a livelihood from what you love to do. A walk down in a well-frequented park will bring you across many people walking around with a sketch book and pencil or a camera,…

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Career in Interior Designing: Skills needed, job opportunities, salary and where to study

Here are the skills you need, job opportunities, salary details and where you can study interior designing. Rapid urbanisation backed by the rising cosmopolitan culture and improved lifestyle is aspiring people to accommodate themselves in luxurious and comfortable spaces. This gradual shift in lifestyle is definitely a boon to the interior designing industry of India, which is growing at 8 per cent (CAGR) and is expected to reach US$ 1,138 million by 2021. Amidst this steady growth, the industry is beckoning to people who have a great aesthetic sense and the…

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