• Talking about your team's success too much in an interview could cost you the job, according to an Amazon engineer who got hired right out of college

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Your interview is your opportunity to sway recruiters during the job search .
    Corey Salzer, who was hired at Amazon right out of college, said leaning too much on your team's accomplishments can alienate recruiters during the interview process.
    Instead, make it clear that you were a key contributor to your company.
    Recruiters everywhere seem to agree on one point.
    They want to know what you did in your previous roles - not what your job title was, or how famous your company is, or a laundry list of your job requirements.
    "Titles are great, but we want to understand what was the project you...
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  • Elon Musk says grueling 120-hour work weeks are taking a toll on his health. Here's what sleeping less than 7 hours a night can do to you

    Elon Musk says grueling 120-hour work weeks are taking a toll on his health. Here's what sleeping less than 7 hours a night can do to you

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Elon Musk says he doesn't get much sleep.
    In an interview with the New York Times, Musk revealed he frequently logs 120-hour work weeks and doesn't leave the Tesla factory for days at a time.
    Science suggests that sleep deprivation is a recipe for disaster. Here's what we know about how a lack of sleep affects your body and brain.
    Elon Musk seems exhausted.
    The Tesla CEO told the New York Times that he's been logging 120-hour work weeks lately, and it's taking a toll on his well-being.
    "It's not been great, actually," Musk told the Times. "I've had friends come by who are really...
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  • Tesla shares are getting slammed after Elon Musk's off-kilter interview with the NYT

    Tesla shares are getting slammed after Elon Musk's off-kilter interview with the NYT

    1 month ago - By CNBC

    Shares of Tesla tumbles more than 8 percent after a New York Times feature outlined some serious struggles for CEO Elon Musk.
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  • No room for raises this year? You can still reward high performers

    1 month ago - By Fast Company

    Here are the best ways to keep good employees engaged and motivated if you don't have the budget to reward them right now.
    It's performance review time at your company and you know that your employees aren't exactly looking forward to it. But, as a manager, your stomach is in knots about the entire process as well.
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  • Elon Musk: Anyone who can do a better job as Tesla's CEO 'can have the reins right now'

    Elon Musk: Anyone who can do a better job as Tesla's CEO 'can have the reins right now'

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk told The New York Times on Thursday that he would give up his job to anyone who could do it better.
    In an emotional phone interview, the billionaire "choked up" at points during the interview, as he recounted what he called "the most difficult and painful year of my career."
    Follow Tesla's stock price in real-time here.
    Running Tesla has taken an emotional toll on Elon Musk, the CEO told The New York Times on Thursday , and anyone who can do the job better should take over immediately.
    "If you have anyone who can do a better job, please let me know," the billionaire...
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  • 'All night - no friends, nothing:' Elon Musk describes the lonely 24 hours he spent working at Tesla on his 47th birthday

    'All night - no friends, nothing:' Elon Musk describes the lonely 24 hours he spent working at Tesla on his 47th birthday

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    In an interview with the New York Times, Elon Musk said that he typically works 120 hours a week.
    Musk said he spent his entire 47th birthday alone working in Tesla's offices.
    Musk said that he hasn't taken a week-long vacation in close to 20 years.
    The growing production pressures and increased scrutiny on Tesla seem to be taking an emotional toll on the company's CEO, Elon Musk.
    In an interview with the New York Times, Musk said he typically works as many as 120 hours a week, and that it's been nearly 20 years since he took a week-long vacation.
    The last time he took as many as seven...
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