Author: David Terrace

Share your Halloween Career Horror Story

Halloween is one day a year but Career Horror Stories last longer – and can leave real scars if not resolved correctly. Today we’re looking for YOUR scary stories. Bad bosses, bad workplaces and Halloween horror career choices are the order of the day. Your thoughts and experiences could help others – or prevent them making the same mistakes. Leave a comment on our Facebook page (post is pinned to the top) or even better – send an email as detailed in the video. Have a great...

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Weapons of Influence – Learn the Psychology of Persuasion

Taking steps and hiring a professional career counselor truly works! But in the quest for improving career and life prospects are there shortcuts? Do techniques exist which we can employ to steer success towards us? Step forward Robert B. Cialdini, PH.D. Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Marketing, and author of the massively successful book, “Influence – The Psychology of Persuasion!” Cialdini’s book cites 6 weapons of influence. Reciprocity Commitment and Consistency Social Proof Liking Authority Scarcity Learning them can help you side-step a lot of advertising and political nonsense. Mastering them helps with everything from confidence training to marketing....

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A Top Career Birthday & End-of-the-Year Greetings

It’s that time of year when celebrations are in full-swing. Speaking of celebrations – our very own Career Newsletter is about to celebrate its 2nd birthday! Time sure does fly when you’re having fun! But this article is really about gratitude (it is the holidays, after all!). On behalf of Edythe and the team, I’m sending a huge THANK YOU to all our readers. We love having you as subscribers, and we sincerely appreciate you spreading the word about what we do at A Top Career. Special Thanks to our Guest Contributors You took the time to write and...

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The 7 Best Websites for Research and Recreation

Coming up with a list of the 7 best websites for research and recreation is tricky because everyone’s definition of research and recreation is different. Keeping this in mind, let’s venture forth! Some of these websites you will have heard about, but you may not be aware of some of their hidden features. Additional links will therefore be provided – mostly of interest for “creatives” and developers. Before we provide a review, let’s list and link to these beauties! (each opens on a new tab) Radiooooo.com Wayback Machine Internet Archive Project Gutenberg Wikipedia GOOGLE Earth, Maps and Street View...

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