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TLV Careers: April 27, 2018

We have two classes of forecasters: Those who don’t know, 
and those who don’t know they don’t know.”
– John Kenneth Galbraith
 
NEWS YOU CAN USE

Learn Better


How to tell a story
Telling stories is as human as it gets. But being a talented storyteller isn’t necessarily—it’s a skill that can be learned and perfected. The New York Times offers a guide to doing just that.
 
Everybody lies, and that's not always a bad thing
We all lie, even the honest among us. Dan Ariely shares research on why we lie and why we tell the truth when we do, as well as how to nudge people to be more honest.

Lead & Manage Better
 
Look beyond cultural fit when hiring
Turns out another trait could be a far greater indicator of success.
 
Great leaders see more and exclude less
In an interdependent world, success is no longer a zero-sum game. The best leaders strive always to find balance between paradoxes. 
 
Work Better
 
How to deal with a toxic coworker
An action plan for those people who can make a great job feel miserable.
 
How to make complex ideas understandable
Giving a presentation soon? Six tips to simplify your message and connect with your audience.
 
Job Search Better
 
5 questions to ask at your next job interview
Never go into an interview without smart questions teed up.
 
The PayScale Index
Discover how pay is trending in your industry, job category, city, or company size through this customizable tool.
 
AND JUST FOR FUN
 
Why do Americans and Brits have different accents?
The answer might surprise you…
 
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Last week, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced he would suspend all nuclear testing and scrap one nuclear site (which could have been to cover the fact that one of their sites might have recently collapsed). Instead, his focus, he claims, will turn to economic growth and peace in advance of his upcoming summit with President Trump. 
 
Yesterday (Friday in Korea), Kim Jong Un crossed the DMZ (the military demarcation dividing the countries)—the first time any North Korean leader has done so—to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. In an impromptu move, Kim invited Moon to cross into North Korea, which Moon did as he and Kim held hands. People across South Korea, many holding flags of one Korea, paused work or school to watch live coverage of the historic event. The two leaders agreed to denuclearization for a nuclear free Korean peninsula and a peace treaty by year’s end to end the 68-year Korean War.
 
Many are debating the sincerity of North Korea’s commitment, as they have made similar promises in the past. If this time proves different, it would be the most significant development in relations with North Korea since the beginning of the war in 1950.
 
Last November, we devoted a TLV Deep Dive to the history of and current circumstances in North Korea. In case you missed it and are curious about the context and consequence of our relations with North and South Korea today (and want to sound a little smarter the next time it comes up conversation), check it out.

TLV Deep Dive: November 18, 2018
The North Korea Conundrum
 
TLV Industry: April 16, 2018
Headlines From Corporate & Investment Finance
 
TLV Careers: March 30, 2018
Time to Put Your Smart Phone in Time Out
 


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