Elleise Piche

Future marketer and world traveler

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10 Overused Words You Should Never Put On Your Resume

businessinsider:

Are you responsible? A strategic planner and creative thinker?

So is the rest of the career-seeking world, according to LinkedIn’s annual list of the year’s most overused resume words. “Responsible” was the worst offender in 2013, followed by ”strategic” and “creative.”

To compile its fourth annual list, LinkedIn examined the online profiles and resumes of its more than 259 million members. In the two previous years, “creative” led the rankings.

See the full list of overused words and neat infographic right here.

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No matter how many times I watch this video I will still get the chills. This is a message of beauty that is important for all women to remember. On a campus of 40,000 students it can be hard not to compare yourself to the girls walking past every single day; this video is a reminder to every woman that you are so beautiful even at your worst. 

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The Best Tourist Attraction In Every State

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The U.S. isn’t called “America the Beautiful” for nothing.

Each year, millions of tourists come from home and abroad to see the country’s majestic landscape and iconic sites, from the Grand Canyon to the Statue of Liberty.

But there are also cool, quirky attractions, like Vermont’s Ben & Jerry’s Factory and Tennessee’s Graceland, the former home of Rock and Roll King Elvis Presley.

The U.S. is chock-full of incredible attractions that keep luring in visitors. Here are the best tourist attractions in every state.

Did we get your state right?

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5 Books You Should Read Before You Turn 30

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Little differences over a long lifetime create big disparities. This is the nature of compounding. If you make decisions only a little better than your cohort that should translate into a big difference over a lifetime.

Someone who saves money for retirement is probably going to be in a better situation come 65 than someone who didn’t start saving until they were 45.

Here are five books everyone should read before they turn 30. Reading and understanding these will give you an edge, however slight, that will increase the odds that things will work out to your satisfaction.

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forbes:

The Top 5 Best Countries for Business:
1) Ireland 2) New Zealand 3) Hong Kong 4) Denmark 5) Sweden
Forbes determined the Best Countries for Business by grading 145 nations on 11 different factors: property rights, innovation, taxes, technology, corruption, freedom (personal, trade and monetary), red tape, investor protection and stock market performance. (via The Best Countries for Business 2013 - Forbes)

forbes:

The Top 5 Best Countries for Business:

1) Ireland
2) New Zealand
3) Hong Kong
4) Denmark
5) Sweden

Forbes determined the Best Countries for Business by grading 145 nations on 11 different factors: property rights, innovation, taxes, technology, corruption, freedom (personal, trade and monetary), red tape, investor protection and stock market performance. (via The Best Countries for Business 2013 - Forbes)