Annie Hill

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These are the best books ever, according to the Goodreads community

We’re always on the hunt for new books to add to our reading lists. That’s why we use Goodreads. It’s one of the easiest ways to find new titles and …

Want to Nail a Job Interview? You Need to Know This About Yourself

Learning this about yourself makes getting hired that much easier.<p>Ask ten different people for interview tips, and you'll likely get ten different answers. Even though they mean well, however, their advice might actually keep you from getting the job. The key to getting hired isn't paying attention …

15 Traits of the Worst Leaders (Avoid at All Costs)

Success becomes a lot harder if you have any of these toxic traits.<p>Take a second to think about the best and worst bosses you've ever had. Think about the difference in how you feel thinking about one versus the other. Now that you're the leader, what feeling are you giving your team?<p>It's no …

Why You Should Have (at Least) Two Careers

It’s not uncommon to meet a lawyer who’d like to work in renewable energy, or an app developer who’d like to write a novel, or an editor who fantasizes about becoming a landscape designer. Maybe you also dream about switching to a career that’s drastically different from your current job. But in my …

Five Things I’ve Learned As A New Manager At Google

One Googler explains how she’s learned not to (just) be a “crap umbrella” for her team members.<p>Nine months ago, I became a people manager for my team of privacy engineers here at Google. Since then, I’ve learned a lot about what it takes to be a manager. As it turns out, there are some things that …

A Microsoft alum shares 12 things he wishes he knew before he started his career

I've done my fair share of work. First in the accounting department of an airline (not awesome). Then at an investment bank (surprisingly boring).<p>Finally, I spent about 14 years at Microsoft Corporation (great place to work). Now I'm an entrepreneur (ahhh … finally!).<p>Over the years, I've learned a …

Microsoft Corporation

The Only Five Recruiter Emails Your Job Search Will Ever Need

Whether it’s the job or your dreams or you’re just keeping an eye out.<p>Getting approached about a job opening can feel super flattering (and it’s a sure sign that you’re doing something right!), but depending on where you are in your career, figuring out how to respond can be a bit of a headache.<p>You …

How to become someone recruiters want to pursue

The job search process is nerve-wracking and time-consuming, especially when you're already busy working at the job you have.<p>You know that sometimes job recruiters pursue candidates, maybe it's happened to a friend or a colleague in the past, but so far you've never heard from one.<p>It would be nice …

Employment

11 Job Interview Hacks That Give You the Edge Every Time

The job interview is probably the most important event in your career -- don't blow it.<p>We all know that the most important part of the hiring process comes after your resume has been chosen from the batch of hundreds--and you move on to an interview.<p>Afraid you'll stutter, trip yourself up, or be …

7 Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

Don't try to be perfect, just try to be better than you were yesterday.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my new upcoming book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

What Your Cover Letter Should Look Like in 2018

Forget about 'to whom it may concern.'<p>It's a good time to be a job seeker: U.S. job growth is strong, unemployment is on a steady decline, and …

How to Get Your Writing on the Road to Being Read and Spread - Copyblogger

I’m going to let you in on a little secret.<p>It’s something the immortals — from Aristotle to Ogilvy to Mamet — have known, but few have stated it as …

Stuck on Your Plot? Change Your Story Question

<b>By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy</b> <br>A lot of writers I speak with struggle with plotting. They can come up with great ideas and wonderful characters, but …

Creative Writing

How to Choose a Reliable Moving Company

Finding a reputable moving company requires doing some research, but the payoff can be worthwhile.<p>That’s what Scheyda Mohammadian, a model and public …

Silicon Valley has a fresh take on a new movement that could be the future of medicine

For $150 a month, it acts as your primary care provider, along with providing some extra perks and technology used with the intent to keep you healthier.<p>It's a type of doctor's office that's similar to direct primary care, a small but fast-growing movement of pediatricians, family-medicine …

Silicon Valley

How Big Data and Analytics Are Helping Us Unlock Opportunity in the Most Unlikely Places

Even the highly unlikely can become a sure bet.<p>In <i>The One Percent Doctrine</i>, veteran journalist Ron Suskind described how former Vice President Dick Cheney, when told that a unlikely but dire threat had merely a one percent chance of happening, argued that, in terms of response, it should be treated …

Writing and Editing Skills List and Examples

Updated January 13, 2018<p>You may be a great writer, but still need some help writing your own resume. Writing and editing require a lot of …

9 Entertaining Books That Will Make You LOL

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p><b>Startup</b> by Doree Shafrir<p>“To call it expertly observed is an understatement.” Veteran journalist Shafrir, currently of BuzzFeed News, sharply skewers tech culture in a feminist satire that’s as addictive as it is biting. Read full book …

Books

Book Review: Innovative Mindset

Many of us would have heard the story of how NASA spent millions to develop a pen whereas the Russian astronauts used a pencil. Is it really true? …

Five Easy Ways To Calm Your Nerves Five Minutes Before Your Job Interview

You can shake your anxiety and get into the right headspace, even when you’re pressed for time.<p>Let’s face it—no one likes to be judged. But like it or not, that is exactly what a job interview is: a judgment zone. It’s also your chance to show that you’re the right person for the job, but if you’re …

Three Questions I Ask Every Job Candidate To Test Their Soft Skills

If you don’t know how to probe for soft skills, you’ll never find them.<p>So-called “soft skills,” by many accounts, are in high demand and short supply. But one of the reasons why things like communication, critical thinking, attention to detail, and the like seem so hard to find among job candidates …

Employment

The Trust Virus: The Future Of Brands And Giving

Y&R London’s CEO Jon Sharpe discusses the tactics needed to fight rampant consumer cynicism undermining brands and charitable giving.<p>Hate politics, fake news, alternative facts, inaccurate polling, corporate tax evasion, Olympic doping, sub-prime lending, duplicitous politicians, emissions probes, …

How I Taught Myself To Code In Eight Weeks

Image: iStock<p>To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that …

7 Common Mistakes To Avoid In Your First 30 Days On The Job

You may find yourself settling in quickly—and that’s great! Just don’t slip up in the process of getting comfortable.<p>In the honeymoon period of a new job, any and everything feels possible. You’re meeting new people, settling into your office, and the luster surrounding the work that you’ll be …

The Long, Lucrative Right-wing Grift Is Blowing Up in the World's Face

If you want to understand intra-GOP warfare, the decision-making process of our president, the implosion of the Republican healthcare plan, and the …

15 sentences your interviewer doesn't want to hear

It's not hard to flub an interview.<p>The nerves that come with sitting across from a hiring manager and opening yourself up for judgment sometimes cause you say the wrong thing at the wrong time.<p>That's understandable. But what phrases <i>really</i> tick off interviewers?<p>Business Insider spoke with several …

Employment

14 Seriously Easy Ways to Be Outrageously Successful - SUCCESS

<b>1. Write down a list of your goals, then wad it up and chuck it in the garbage.</b><p>It’s just gonna stress you out.<p><b>2. For an extra morning boost, lie in</b> …

Death Metal

How to connect headphones to a TV

For all the numerous features packed into modern TVs — from HDR and 4K resolution to local dimming and quantum dots — most newer models are devoid of …

Audiophile

How Being Too Thoughtful Could Lead To Making Worse Decisions

Here are three tricks to force yourself to make a decision if you suffer from FOBO (fear of a better option).<p>Researching the options and considering all of your possibilities sounds like a great way to make a decision, but it’s possible that process is causing regret, too. While the outcome has an …

Top Free Online Resources to Learn Coding

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — best technical writing tool<p>Coding is a skill that is becoming more and more in demand. If you …