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How Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Runs Work Meetings

Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella is soft-spoken, humble and understated; a complete contrast to his garish predecessor Steve Ballmer. With a background in electrical engineering and over two decades worth of experience working at Microsoft, Nadella is highly respected in the technology industry. So when he gives advice, you’d want to listen.

Don't Fear Rejection: It's Just One Person's Opinion

Most of us are adverse to rejection — we want people to like us and to be accepted. Fear of rejection could be a big barrier, however. To get over it, reconsider what you think “rejection” really means.

Ask To Sit In On A Team Meeting Before Accepting A Job Offer

You’re interviewing for a job and you think it’s a good one, but you’re not completely sure. Before you accept the job offer, test out your cultural fit with the company by attending one of their meetings.

Is Paper Mightier Than The Computer When It Comes To Learning?

Back in the good old days we used pen and paper in classrooms. They were the essential learning tools. Now it’s commonplace to see students take a laptop to class, tapping away to take notes. But which method is superior when it comes to studying? A new piece of research commissioned by Canon claims to have the answer.

Would You Rather Have A Boring Job Or A Stressful One?

Neither are ideal situations, of course, and most jobs have their mix of normal, boring, and stressful times. But — between boredom and stress — which do you think is worse for your career?

LikeaJob Is Tinder For Job Seekers And Employers

Australians now have access to a web service that touts itself as the Tinder of the job marketplace. LikeaJob is a website that connects job hunters to potential employers via a “like” system that is similar to the popular dating app.

Career Spotlight: What I Do As A Manufacturing Engineer

When a device works well, you probably put little thought into how it was made, let alone how thousands upon thousands of them were made. There is plenty of public emphasis put on design — but figuring out how to replicate something at scale is an engineering feat unto itself.

Australian Schools To Ditch History And Geography For Coding

Digging back into my childhood memories, I remember hating history and geography in school. It’s a personal thing and I remember some of my friends really enjoying the two subjects. The Federal Government recently decided to scrap them both as core subjects in favour of teaching coding to kids. I’m all for it, but how do you feel about the changes?

Killer Interview Question: Have You Considered Being An Entrepreneur?

In this week’s KIQ, we take a look at a question that you might think you know the best answer to, but all is not what it seems.

Be More Productive On Your Next Flight By Assuming It Won't Have Wi-Fi

You can usually check to see if your flight has Wi-Fi ahead of time, but that doesn’t always mean it will work very well. If you assume you won’t have it, you’ll be able to prepare ahead of time and lay out a plan for a very productive flight.

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