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This Video Shows How To Run Ethernet Cables On The Outside Of Your House

Nothing is quite as reliable for your home internet as running Ethernet cable between rooms. In some cases, it might be easier to run cable along the outside, rather than inside your home. Here’s how.


Who Was Your Mentor And How Did You Find Him Or Her?

Finding a mentor can help you get ahead in your career. If you’ve been lucky enough to have a mentor, tell us, how did you find that person?


Focus On The Quality Of Your Relationships While Networking, Not Quantity

To some, “networking” means handing out as many business cards as possible. That can come off pretty sleazy and miss the point. Instead, focus on building quality relationships to grow your career.


Remember Everyone You Meet By Making Unique First Impressions

If every person you meet is given the same handshake and “how do ya’ do,” they will all start to blend together in your mind. It’s a lot easier to remember someone’s name, and who they are, if the moment you met them was more memorable itself.


How I Turned My Resume Into A Chat Bot

It’s clear that bots are having a moment. Even before Facebook’s Bots for Messenger announcement at their developer conference, there had already been a flood of investments, controversies, and critiques. So I wanted to learn how to make my own bot — and put it to work!


Cope With A Job Loss Or Layoff By Volunteering

Getting fired or laid off can be a frustrating, emotional experience. You’re not sure what to do with your time, and worse, sometimes you start to question your value. Volunteering gives you a productive outlet for coping with the situation.


Ask For A Reference Letter As Soon As Possible After Leaving Your Job

When leaving one job for another — and leaving on good terms — you might not be thinking about needing a reference letter. After all, you already landed the other job. This is, however, the best time to ask your manager for a reference letter.


Get Shy People To Open Up By Asking Them Easy Questions

Talking to a shy person can be frustrating at times, but you can get them to open up by lobbing some easy questions their way.


Connect With The Gatekeepers Of Your Industry To Open Up Your Network

In our free market society, we paint a picture of a world where anyone can step up and get any job, as long as they’re qualified. In reality, there are gatekeepers in many industries that decide who’s worth hiring. Try to meet these people when you’re building your network.


Work Past Workplace Jealousy By Asking For Advice

Jealousy and envy can be nasty feelings, but manage them the right way, and you can actually use these feelings to your advantage, or even to further your career. Next time you feel envious of someone, move past it and learn something in the process by asking that person for advice.


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