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To Boost Your Productivity 1,000 Percent, Practice This One Habit Daily for One Year

Getting up an hour earlier and making good use of the time is the surest way to make every day far more productive.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If each day, for an entire year, you woke up an hour earlier than needed and invested that time in yourself, my …

Time Management

The mass shooting nobody will march against

In the pre-dawn hours yesterday, the nation experienced yet another mass shooting. One dead, 22 injured, including a 13-year-old boy. It took place …

Guns

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

Employment

The 8 most in-demand job skills for 2018 and the online courses you can take to learn them

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. For anyone looking to get ahead in their career, mastering certain skills is absolutely …

Google's latest do-it-yourself AI kits include everything you need

Google's AIY kits have been helpful for do-it-yourselfers who want to explore AI concepts like computer vision, but they weren't really meant for newcomers when you had to supply your own Raspberry Pi and other must-haves. It'll be much easier to get started from now on: Google has released updated …

Side gig opportunities: 27 businesses you can start for less than $1,000

Want to make some extra cash without investing a lot at the outset? Start a side hustle.<p>Think about what skills you have and how you can do it with low overhead — it's often possible to get started with less than $1,000.<p>First, "Ask yourself, 'What's my passion?'" says career and life coach Deborah …

Small Business

Animatron lets you create awesome videos with little know-how

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access to this animation studio for $49.99.<p>When you have something to sell or a message to get across, video is your friend. Animatron Studio Pro is an innovative platform that lets you create captivating animations without any special design skills. Used by the likes of …

Woman, nearing 98, outliving life insurance to cover her burial

MILWAUKEE — Lorraine Guenther and Thrivent Financial insurance company had a deal, or so she thought.<p>She would pay them a premium of $500 a year for the rest of her life. And they would someday provide a death benefit of $25,000 to cover her funeral and burial.<p>The universal life policy took effect …

5 Great Corporate Training and Development Certifications

Corporate training and development is a rewarding and growing career path. Are you prepared?

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Related: Why have we …

Facebook

What Is Blockchain?

An overview of the technology everyone is talking about.<p>Blockchain might seem like magical fairy dust that companies throw about that suddenly sparks …

Blockchain

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Employment

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates | Inc.com

<b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b><p><b>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b><p><b>Questions about employee behavior and past performance were asked most frequently inside the interview rooms.</b><p>Amazon …

Employment

Dave Barry’s Year in Review: Russia Mania, covfefe and the Category 5 weirdness of 2017

Looking back on 2017 is like waking up after a party where you made some poor decisions, such as drinking tequila squeezed from the underpants of a person you do not really know. (At least you hope it was tequila.)<p>The next day finds you lying naked in a dumpster in a different state, smeared from …

10 Hilarious Comics Show What Not To Say During Job Interviews

New York Times bestselling author Nathan W. Pyle (previously here) looks like the kind of guy who has endured one horrible job interview too many. …

Job Interviews

Aetna Is Hiring More Than 300 Work-From-Home Jobs

Aetna is another company offering hundreds of work-from-home jobs. Right now, the healthcare company has 342 remote job listings—ranging from …

11 high-paying jobs you can do from home

There are plenty of other industries looking to compensate skilled workers handsomely for doing the same work remotely.<p>FlexJobs, an online service specializing in telecommuting and remote work, recently sifted through its listings for high-paying remote jobs.<p>Each of the below positions pay at least …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

You'll never be Bill Nye, but you can be a data scientist

If Bill Nye reinvented his show for the modern era, he'd probably be the <i>Data</i> Science Guy. Skilled analytics professionals are in high demand across …

The best free and paid Android app development courses

If you’ve been thinking of becoming an Android developer, now is the time to jump in.<p>Android is by far the most popular smartphone operating system and it gives developers a huge amount of flexibility in terms of what they can do.<p>Learning to build apps is fun, highly rewarding, and it can be very …

Recruiters use software electronically to read your resume -- here's how to work it to your advantage

Let me share a true hiring story about Bill (not his real name). Bill sent a job application to a large sporting organisation for a highly skilled role. A month on he was still waiting to hear back if he had an interview.<p>He then ran into a mate who worked at the sporting organisation and shared his …

You have one minute to impress your future boss. Here's how

When it comes to mastering a job interview, time is of the essence. New research has revealed that one in five UK employers make a decision about a candidate within one minute of meeting them.<p>Forget taking 10 to feel comfortable and get into your stride - the results of the Totaljobs survey …

Career Development

IBM Predicts Demand For Data Scientists Will Soar 28% By 2020

• Jobs requiring machine learning skills are paying an average of $114,000. Advertised data scientist jobs pay an average of $105,000 and advertised data engineering jobs pay an average of $117,000.<br>• 59% of all Data Science and Analytics (DSA) job demand is in Finance and Insurance, Professional …

Big Data

GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changes

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — In control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered …

How To Make A Delicious Turkey This Thanksgiving

Your turkey will be the showstopper this year!

Testing shows 32GB iPhone 7 is slower and Intel-based iPhone 7 Plus has worse signal than 128 or 256GB versions<p>Not all iPhone 7s are born equally, according to new tests, which appear to show the cheapest, 32GB versions are significantly slower than the more expensive 128 or 256GB versions and that …

Mobile Technology

Samsung will make fewer phone models next year

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Kif Leswing/Gigaom<p>Samsung makes a lot of different phones, almost all of them functionally identical Android devices …

Vatican proposes 'stunning' shift on gays, lesbians

<b>ROME (CNN) –</b> Using strikingly open language, a new Vatican report says the church should welcome and appreciate gays, and offers a solution for divorced and remarried Catholics who want to receive Communion.<p>At a press conference on Monday to present the report, Cardinal Louis Antonio Tagle of the …

20 Amazing Apps For Getting The Most Out Of iOS 8

While iOS 8 doesn't <i>look</i> radically different, Apple's new operating system is capable of stunning visuals, and apps can now do more than ever thanks to widgets and app extensions.<p>From cutting-edge mobile games to gaining access to your favorite apps with just a swipe, there's no doubt that iOS 8 has …

Apps

T-Mobile CEO Legere on iPhone Bendgate: It's horse dung

Sometimes, you need to curse to make your point.<p>In the case of T-Mobile CEO John Legere, a curseless statement is rarer than a polar bear in Silicon Valley.<p>It's heartening, then, that he dedicated the full force of his lexicon to the phenomenon known as Bendgate. In this, an iPhone 6 Plus was said …

T-Mobile