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9 Most Common Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers | Inc.com

If you're an interviewer and like to ask behavioral interview questions, you'll like the following list of behavioral interview questions. And if you're a job candidate trying to prepare to answer behavioral interview questions at your next job interview, you'll love the matching list of behavioral …

Success

50 things to stop wasting your money on

Why we need to stop throwing out food and start thinking of it as a resource

Next Tuesday, volunteers will be holding a “Disco Chop” party at L.A. Kitchen,a culinary arts training program that utilizes recovered fresh fruit and vegetables<b>,</b> busily chopping mounds of fruits and vegetables to music — with maybe some disco balls for added effect. It’s just part of the …

Haiti renovation project boosts community using local labor and materials

Nothing warms our design-loving hearts like a project built by and for communities, and with local resources to boot. Working pro bono, Thrive …

Big Ten universities apply agricultural know-how to help Haiti: BTN LiveBIG

In 2016, Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc upon the Atlantic seaboard and Caribbean islands. A Category 5 storm, Matthew’s effects were felt as far …

Vegan Fitness – The Truth About It

One of the oldest questions in the fitness industry is whether vegans and vegetarians can successfully build an aesthetic muscular physique.

19 Ingenious Design Books to Inspire You in 2017

• Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<br>• Date of Publication: 01.01.17. 01.01.17<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The best design books have …

Books

10 Free Chrome Extensions That Will Transform Your Workday

It's not an oversell: These browser add-ons really can make you better, faster, smarter, and safer when working in Chrome.<p>You fill your phone with apps to make it work harder for you--but how about the computer you use every day at work?<p>Chrome extensions work to supercharge your go-to Google …

Women were not the only ones to vote against their own self-interest in the US elections, but our complicity is is at least explainable<p>Susan Sarandon told us why she would not vote for Hillary Clinton: “I don’t vote with my vagina.” Nor, it seems, do many women. The howl of pain that accompanied …

Feminism

How a Swedish biologist is forcing people take responsibility for their own part in climate change

To combat its “throwaway consumer culture,” Sweden has announced tax breaks on repairs to clothes, bicycles, fridges, and washing machines. On bikes and clothes, VAT has been reduced from 25% to 12% and on large household products (also known in Sweden as “white goods”) consumers can claim back …

Rape Survivor Mukhtar Mai Walks The Runway At Pakistan Fashion Week To A Standing Ovation

'If one step I take, if that helps one woman, I would be happy to do that.'<p>A women’s rights campaigner and rape survivor received a standing ovation …

This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, and more than 20 top startups

I also crafted, revised, rewrote, and continuously edited my résumé.<p>This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, Oscar, and nearly two dozen other top startups.<p>I also got interviews for full-time jobs at a major political campaign, a huge government contractor, and a billion-dollar …

7 Ways to Communicate So Team Members Really Understand What to Do

Slow down and start a conversation<p>You've got a big project coming up and you want to make sure your team members know why it's so critical and what they need to do to support it. So you create a detailed PowerPoint, call a meeting and take a full hour to explain everything.<p>That's why you're so …

The SexTech CEO Inspiring Female Founders to Be Fearless

Cindy Gallop is all about telling it like it is – in business and in bed. The tech entrepreneur is on a mission to make it easier to talk about real sex openly and honestly so that “porn doesn’t become sex education by default,” she says. Her startup MakeLoveNotPorn, (launched with a legendary TED …

Texas oil? So dated — solar and wind energy are taking over the Longhorn State

<b>Wind turbines at a wind farm in Colorado City, Texas, January 21, 2016. (Getty/Spencer Platt)</b><p>Texas is looking to remain America’s energy hub in the renewable era by pioneering wind and solar production<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>October 25, 2016 8:36pm (UTC)<p>Could Texas, a state synonymous with Big Oil, wind up …

How Farmers in Mexico Are Turning an Aztec Grain Into Sustainable Modern Gold

<i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the relationships that build and sustain the food industry. This year, we’re traveling the country to look at how sustainability has become a rapidly growing movement within the food world. Chefs at the forefront of this trend are</i> …

Agriculture

In remarks to Polish bishops, Francis blames textbooks supplied by ‘persons and institutions who donate money’<p>Pope Francis has lamented that children are being taught at school that gender can be a choice.<p>Francis made his remarks during a private meeting last week with bishops from Poland during …

Christianity

18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Co-founder and Partner of SWARM, Digital Agency<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, Hollywood may dramatize the plight of the entrepreneur. But sometimes the best way to capture reality is through fiction. Wherever you are in your business venture, you can glean some …

How Your Choice of Chocolate Can Help Reforest Haiti

By Meg Wilcox<p>Read any article about Haiti's environment and you'll encounter the same grim statistic, that 98 percent of the country is deforested. …

How the Clinton Foundation Got Rich off Poor Haitians

It filtered money through Haiti and back to itself.<p>EDITOR’S NOTE: <i>The following article is excerpted from Dinesh D’Souza’s new book,</i> Hillary’s …

These LEGO-like recycled plastic bricks create sturdy homes for just $5,200

Colombian company Conceptos Plásticos saw two pressing issues in the world and decided to tackle both with recycled building materials. One issue is …

MTV’s ‘Look Different’ Campaign Tackles Gender Myths And Stereotypes In New PSA’s

<b>WHAT:</b> MTV’s “Look Different” campaign–which tackles biases that go along racial lines, sexual orientation, and gender–created a series of three 45-second PSA’s, narrated by familiar voices like Kal Penn and Hot 97 DJ Nessa, to explain why some of the more common gender stereotypes are made-up and …

13 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Starting Their Business

Entrepreneurship

Meet the Woman Who's Hacking Coding

Claire Shorall thinks one simple change can close the gender gap in computer science: Make everyone do it.<p>On her first day of college, Claire Shorall mentally prepared to introduce herself to the room of strangers in her Intro to Engineering Computation class. The professor suggested that everyone …

Education

The gendered way we’ve learned to ask questions is terrible for both men and women

“Thank god you picked up,” I whispered to my best friend. I was huddled in the sticky, single-stall bathroom of an Asian fusion restaurant in Washington, DC, just one closed door away from the dating equivalent of Chernobyl.<p>I had met the guy–Chernobyl–on Tinder. A few minutes later, my friend …

Relationships

Women Entrepreneurs in Cleantech Discuss Overcoming Gender Barriers | tomkat

March 1, 2016<p>By Mark Golden<p>Women in technology face a gender gap much wider than that faced by women in other U.S. sectors, and that is no different …

40 powerful women leading tech around the world

With less than a week to go to International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the powerful women leaders in tech from all over the globe.<p>Click to view …