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Ace The Top 50 Interview Questions

Most people’s biggest fear is being put on the spot by oddball interview questions such as these (which are real):<p>“Describe the color yellow to someone who’s blind.” – Spirit Airlines<p>“If you were asked to unload a 747 full of jelly beans, what would you do?” – Bose<p>“Who would win in a fight between …

Stand Out in Your Job Search: Create an Infographic Resume

Applying for a job used to require two pieces of paper: a resume and an application. Times have changed.<p>Infographic resumes are in, and they’re not just for designers. Free online tools are popping up every day to help anyone create a dynamic, visual resume—adding panache without sacrificing …

Employment

The only 5 things you need to bring to a job interview

The interview process is stressful enough. You don't want to complicate things by showing up unprepared.<p>We asked a few career experts and hiring …

Infographic: 34 Crucial Tips To Note For Your Next Job Interview

<b>According to</b> a survey, it only takes 90-seconds for a hiring manager to decide if they would hire a candidate—College Atlas has created an …

In fight for Tikrit, U.S. finds enemies on both sides of the battle lines

BAGHDAD — As American forces open another front of battle in Iraq, they find themselves on the same side as an array of armed groups that not only consider the United States an enemy but also accuse it of actively supporting Islamic State militants.<p>Since the U.S.-led coalition planes launched their …

Thousands flee Syrian city Idlib after rebel capture

Rebels smash a gold-painted statue of Hafez al-Assad, the Syrian president’s father and predecessor, in Idlib after defeat of government troops<p>Syrian rebels smashed statues of regime figures and ripped down pro-government posters in Idlib on Sunday as they celebrated the capture of the northern …

US-led task forces continues air strikes as officials say 14 Isis targets are hit

US airdrops anti-Isis propaganda cartoon over Syrian city of Raqqa<p>Read more<p>Members of the US-led coalition struck targets in Iraq and Syria overnight between Saturday and Sunday as part of the fight against Islamic State militants, according to a press release from the Combined Joint Task Force.<p>The …

Airstrikes pound Yemen's capital | DW | 30.03.2015

News agencies on Monday cited witnesses and correspondents in Sanaa, who said that the air strikes on Yemen's capital had gone on for much of the …

Visualizing the 220,000 lives lost in Syria

On March 16, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gave a speech in Tokyo marking this year’s 70th anniversary of the United Nations. The world institution, he said, “was created after the Second World War to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war. We have to acknowledge that that vision …

Armoured Russian vehicle seen inside Ukraine

The Guardian has found more evidence of Russian military hardware operating inside Ukraine, spotting an armoured vehicle marked with the symbol of the Russian army's "peacekeeping forces".<p>The armoured personnel carrier was well inside Ukraine, in Lutuhyne, a town near Luhansk, where a Ukrainian …

Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal

Ukraine crisis: Kiev hopes talks will go ahead despite renewed violence

Kiev’s pro-Western leaders hope to hold truce talks on Saturday with pro-Russian separatists despite the rebels’ vow to push their latest offensive in eastern Ukraine if the negotiations should fail.<p>The urgent new round of negotiations in Minsk that had been agreed for Friday under pressure from …

Ukraine: UK and EU 'badly misread' Russia

<b>The UK and the EU have been accused of a "catastrophic misreading" of the mood in the Kremlin in the run-up to the crisis in Ukraine.</b><p>The House of Lords EU committee claimed Europe "sleepwalked" into the crisis.<p>The EU had not realised the depth of Russian hostility to its plans for closer relations …

Somalia Hunger Crisis 'Very Ominous' As More Than 850,000 People Face Starvation: UN (How To Help)

More than 850,000 people in Somalia are in desperate need of food and are grappling with "crisis and emergency conditions," the United Nations announced on Tuesday.<p>Though Somalia doesn’t face the famine conditions that claimed 260,000 lives three years ago -- and the country has made stability …

U.S. Military perfects ‘super-soldier’ serum that grants ‘significant boost to troop performance’

The newly perfected “super-soldier” serum has given troops a marked increase in physical prowess.<p>U.S. Military scientists in conjunction with the …

U.S., Philippines accord to allow greater American military presence

The U.S. and Philippine governments have worked out a new defense cooperation agreement that opens the way for the first large-scale return of American military forces to the island nation since their eviction in the early 1990s, according to the White House.<p>A day before President Obama is …

National Security

Over 100 Police Injured in Clashes over Water Spring in Mexico

Riot police beaten, kicked, bashed with stones and hit with sticks in Mexico, as clashes have broken out between police and residents of a village on …

Russia 'Wants To Start World War III': Ukrainian PM Yatsenyuk

Russia "wants to start World War III" and Moscow's veiled threats of military action could start an armed conflict in Europe, Ukraine's prime minister said Friday,<p>Arseniy Yatsenyuk made the comments a day after Russia said it had been "forced" to start fresh military drills just over the border …

Growing Popular Resentment Could Lead To The End Of ISIS

In Raqqa, Syria, ISIS's de facto capital, civilians chaffing under the jihadist's strict rule are becoming disenchanted with the self-proclaimed Islamic State. Residents are poor and disenfranchised — while fighters for the group are living lavishly.<p>Abu Ibrahim al-Raqqawi, an alias adopted by an …

A Year of War Completely Destroyed the Donetsk Airport

In Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, the Sergey Prokofiev International Airport has been reduced from a modern transportation hub to piles of scorched rubble in less than a year of warfare. As recently as last May, the airport was still operating and in good condition, though international flights had …

Troop pullout on agenda for Afghan president's US visit

The timeline for the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan is expected to be high on the agenda during Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's first visit to Washington this week.<p>Ghani, who arrived in the US on Sunday, is due to meet US President Barack Obama on Tuesday and will also hold meetings with …

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Why High-School Students Should Consider These 5 Ridiculously Promising Careers

<i>By Kim Oppelt</i><p>Doctor, lawyer... bull rider?<p>Career exploration is sometimes limited to only what students have been exposed to. Often students pursue careers based on familiarity. That means choosing careers their parents have had, those glamorized on television and social media, or others they …

Can't find the perfect employee? Maybe you're being a bad interviewer

I keep seeing articles talking about “the only three interview questions you need” or “the one thing you need to ask” or “the questions that they ask in Ivy League interviews.”<p>Let me tell you, those articles have cute headlines, but they are not a way to conduct an interview. It makes me realize …

College Graduates' Expectations Are Out Of Line with Reality, Says Study

A new poll by consulting firm Accenture shows some striking gaps between the expectations of graduating seniors about the world of work and the experiences of recent grads who are already in the workforce. Only 18% of pending 2013 grads plan to get a graduate degree to get ahead in their career. By …

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10 Things Everyone Should Know About Selling

Almost every position in every company requires some kind of selling. Here are the essentials you need to know to do it well.<p>There are thousands of "how to sell" books and training courses available everywhere around the world. However, everything you need to know about selling really boils down to …

Selling

How to Ace Any Interview and Land the Job of Your Dreams

Forget the traditional sit-down with a rep from HR. Employers are now using more offbeat hiring techniques. Here's what you need to know to …

Employment

Seven Resume Strategies for the Long-Term Unemployed

Having big gaps on your resume can feel embarrassing—you know the person reading it will take note, and probably will consider it a negative. How do …

Employment

5 Marketing Secrets That Will Help Your Resume Get Noticed

Are you sending out one job application after another, but not hearing back? A lackluster resume may be the culprit. As you’ve probably already …