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New study investigates: How many adults pursue their childhood dream job?

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Kids are pretty fearless when it comes to dreaming big about their futures. Ask a five year old about his or her career aspirations and chances are you’ll be taken aback by the ambitious responses: astronaut, pro football star, bajillionaire, president.

SpareMin helps you fill your extra time with spontaneous phone calls

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6 basic essentials for turning a side project into a legit business

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So many of us have a side project running at any given point – or at least wish we had one. Maybe it’s writing a children’s book, selling screen printed tees on Etsy, photography, or designing a mobile game.

Rather than being a big time suck that impacts your day job, research has shown that side projects actually improve one’s work performance and productivity. When we have time to explore what we’re passionate about, we’re more driven, creative, and happy with everything we do.

Learn how to negotiate your salary in our next #BizChats

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Salaries. It’s the elephant in the room, the bush many professionals spend too much time beating around, the 800-pound gorilla that most professionals would do anything to avoid wrestling with.

Late 1800s workers pose with the tools of their trades

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A carpenter saws a plank.

Image: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Herbert Mitchell

The tintype photographic process was patented in 1856, and its popularity swept through the United States in the following years. As the least expensive form of photographic portraiture, tintypes constituted most American’s first experience with photography or the portrait studio.

These photographs were sturdy, long-lasting and quick to produce, only taking a few minutes to shoot, develop and deliver….

Late 1800s workers pose with the tools of their trades

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A carpenter saws a plank.

Image: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Herbert Mitchell

The tintype photographic process was patented in 1856, and its popularity swept through the United States in the following years. As the least expensive form of photographic portraiture, tintypes constituted most American’s first experience with photography or the portrait studio.

These photographs were sturdy, long-lasting and quick to produce, only taking a few minutes to shoot, develop and deliver….

Tech is dominated by even more white dudes than the rest of the private sector

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White dudes are disproportionately represented all across the United States work force, and there is even less diversity among jobs that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission labels “high tech.”

In a report released by the EEOC following a Wednesday hearing on tech sector diversity, the commission outlined 2014 stats that show people employed in “high tech sector” jobs are whiter and more male than the average private industry job.

Tech is dominated by even more white dudes than the rest of the private sector

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White dudes are disproportionately represented all across the United States work force, and there is even less diversity among jobs that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission labels “high tech.”

In a report released by the EEOC following a Wednesday hearing on tech sector diversity, the commission outlined 2014 stats that show people employed in “high tech sector” jobs are whiter and more male than the average private industry job.

Tech is dominated by even more white dudes than the rest of the private sector

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White dudes are disproportionately represented all across the United States work force, and there is even less diversity among jobs that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission labels “high tech.”

In a report released by the EEOC following a Wednesday hearing on tech sector diversity, the commission outlined 2014 stats that show people employed in “high tech sector” jobs are whiter and more male than the average private industry job.

Tired of not getting the right response to your email? Try this instead.

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You followed the best practices to get a response to your email, including shortening the overall length and simplifying your language. But you still didn’t get back the response you needed.

Maybe you asked a series of questions and got back a two-word, “Sounds good!” Or you could have asked what to do next and received a reply with no indication of how to move forward

These kinds of cryptic emails are nearly as inconvenient as receiving…