What percentage of your salary are you saving for retirement? Our preference for round numbers can reduce the size of our nest eggs, argues the author of this Behavioural Scientist article. He also explores the power of anchoring – where an initial piece of information sways our thinking – in determining our contributions.
Few people enjoy job interviews. But according to this Forbes writer, we should aim to have one every six months – even if we’re happy where we are – to stay on top of our game. And if you’re lusting after a promotion, write a list of 20 facts about yourself that show what you’ve accomplished. Here’s more on hiring.