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How To Ruin Your Resume

Friday, 18 May 2012, 6:21 | Career | 0 Comment
by Numan

What are some things people are doing to have their resumes trashed? Here are some of the more common mistakes recruiters find in many resumes: 1. Applying jobs for which they are not qualified Many people think that by sending out their resumes to as many recruiters as humanly possible, they are increasing their chances […]

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Personal Finance Advice when Initiating Career Changes

Thursday, 10 May 2012, 8:58 | Career | 0 Comment
by Numan

You probably know that personal financial planning is important at all stages of employment, including when you will be changing careers. Nowadays, you should examine the big picture in personal financial planning to stay assured you can meet future needs with ease. Some people assume that financial planning can only meet the needs of the […]

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Why Enough is Never Enough

Saturday, 12 December 2009, 2:34 | Career, Philosophy, Psychology | 0 Comment
by Numan

A short tale on leg space, social status and the irony of human nature Pressing up against the window trying to create some space between himself and the man sitting next to him, Joe Aspiring kept wondering how great it would be getting around by taxi. The redundant meeting he had just left only served […]

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Carnival of Financial Planning – May 16, 2009 Edition

Welcome to the May 16, 2009 edition of the Carnival of Financial Planning. Today I’m having the pleasure of hosting the Carnival of Financial Planning on The Personal Financier. The Carnival of Financial Planning takes a long-term view of personal financial planning for individuals and families. We focus on efficient and sustainable ...

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Challenging Happiness – Exploring the Irony of Human Nature

Wednesday, 15 April 2009, 4:06 | Career, Philosophy, Psychology | 0 Comment
by Numan

The irony of human nature – anxiety for those that have everything and depression for those that have nothing The human state of mind has been cleverly characterized by someone to be either anxiety or depression. It seems that either you have attained what you desire and you are constantly afraid of losing it or […]

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Is Rationalization the Key to Happiness?

Friday, 27 February 2009, 3:51 | Career, Psychology | 0 Comment
by Numan

Rationalization is a powerful defense mechanism which comes at the cost of self deception. Does honesty with oneself comes with a price in happiens? I’m incapable of rationalization. Perhaps it would be more accurate to state I can’t really rationalize well enough to convince myself (most of the times). Rationalization arguments ...

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Success: Who Dares Wins?

Saturday, 24 January 2009, 3:21 | Career, Psychology | 0 Comment
by Numan

Following the crowds won’t get you there After a couple of hours spent on a certain report or analysis I usually take 5 minutes to browse through my favorite news and finance sites to update on recent events and financial developments. This week, to my surprise, a familiar face looked back at me from the […]

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Email Becoming a Distraction? Here’s How to Keep Control of your Inbox and your time

Saturday, 8 November 2008, 16:31 | Career, Psychology, Time Saving Tips | 0 Comment
by Numan

Are you wasting 8 and 1/2 hours a week figuring out what you were doing moments before? Email have very quickly become one of more useful tools of our everyday lives. In the office, the omnipresent inbox is constantly beeping and teaming with new messages. The presence of email is hard to ignore. When a […]

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