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How to turn negative qualities into positives during an interview

It’s the interview question everyone dreads: What are your weaknesses? It’s a tough one to answer well. You don’t want to point out flaws that could …

Time Management

48 Of The Best Things On Amazon Prime People Are Most Adding to Wish Lists

Sometimes, the best products are ones you’ve coveted for a really long time — and that’s what Amazon Wish Lists are for. It’s a place where people …

Skin Care

The 7 Best High-Tech Bathroom Scales

These scales can measure just about anything.<p>We all have different ways of tracking and monitoring data.<p>Maybe you prefer to keep things as simple or straightforward as possible and avoid any/all numbers that don't have dollar signs in front of them. No judgment.<p>When it comes to monitoring your …

Body Fat

Hiring Managers Hate Preachy Cover Letters. Here's How to Make Yours Stand Out | Inc.com

Contrary to popular belief, cover letters can help you stand out and get a job interview today. You might think employers don't read them. Especially, if you've been applying online endlessly and not getting any response. But, the truth is, when you get a cover letter directly in the hands of the …

Employment

This app you’ve never heard of lets you watch shows and movies for free that aren’t even on Netflix

People often think that when it comes to streaming TV shows and movies online, there are only three options: pay for the good stuff, steal the good …

These 50 Best-Selling Products On Amazon Are Under $10 — And You'll Want Them All

When it comes to shopping, I pride myself on finding undiscovered treasure, like an explorer charting unfamiliar territory. Of course, this comes …

Undiscovered

The best air conditioner

<i>By Liam McCabe</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After six summers of researching, testing, and recommending window air …

Don’t sweat a thing with the 8 best cooling pillows for hot-blooded sleepers

The warm-blooded among us know that kicking the covers off isn’t always enough to keep cool when you’re trying to sleep. Even with modern air …

Shopping

Job Interview Mistakes To Avoid, Part 2: Seven Verbal Communication Pet Peeves

This series on job interview mistakes opened with non-verbal communication pet peeves because the majority of your message is delivered non-verbally. However, what you say and how you say it absolutely matters as well. You can most definitely increase your job interview success by strengthening …

Public Speaking

The Biggest Resume Mistake You Can Make -- And How To Avoid It

Dear Liz,<p>My resume is boring. I wouldn’t even hire me, based on my resume.<p>My experience is pretty good but it doesn’t come across in my resume.<p>I don’t get responses from employers. What am I doing wrong?<p>Thanks Liz!<p>Yours,<p>Johanna<p>Dear Johanna,<p>Almost everybody hates their resume. That’s because almost …

13 Instant Pot tips, recipes and features everyone should know

The Instant Pot is a pressure cooker that also also sautés, slow cooks, makes poultry tender and juicy and can even be used for canning. While all the buttons, valves settings and accessories may seem daunting, we've rounded up some of our best tips to make you a skilled Instapot user.<p>The basics<p>But …

Set the mood with these LED light bulbs that look like real flickering flames

LED bulbs that look like real flickering flames seem like the sort of thing that might be cheesy, but they’re actually awesome. I mean, I wouldn’t …

Light Bulbs

10 Verner Panton Designs That Will Transport You Back to the '60s

When you think of Verner Panton, what initially comes to mind?<p>It’s most likely the iconic Panton Chair, that made history as the first single-formed injection-molded plastic seat. However, there’s so much more that he brought to the world, and everything he did was bursting with character and …

Furniture

37 of the Best Master Bedrooms of 2016 Photos

Bedrooms are the perfect setting for many things: While most experts recommend that you use them as sleeping chambers only, they have quickly become a venue for socializing (as anyone who has ever checked their Instagram feed in bed can tell you), a quiet place to get some work done (hence the …

30 Life-Changing Products On Amazon You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

FOMO is one of the weirder, more annoying side effects of social media usage (that and getting friend requested by your parents). But it can also …

What is Terrarium TV? Here’s everything you need to know

If you’ve ever had the feeling you’re paying too much for TV, you’re far from alone. Whether its the constant price gauging, or the simple fact that …

Five Stupid Interview Questions -- And How To Answer Them

Dear Liz,<p>My current job is okay but it’s too limiting and I know I can take a step up.<p>I started job hunting in February. I’m getting interviews. That’s good.<p>I don’t mind job interviews, but I hate sitting in an interview answering stupid questions.<p>Don’t these interviewers realize how idiotic and …

Here are the five things I learned installing a smart mirror

I recently received a review unit of the Embrace Smart Mirror. It’s essentially a 24-inch Android tablet mounted behind a roughly 40-inch mirror. It works well when third-party software is installed. Here’s what I learned.<p><b>It’s impossible to get a good photo of the smart mirror</b><p>I tried a tripod, a …

Android News

Sylvania Smart+ Color Indoor Strip Lights: $36 at Amazon (Reg. $60)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers the Sylvania Smart+ Color Indoor LED Light Strip for <b>$35.99 shipped</b>. Originally $70, it typically sells for around …

Amazon Echo

At Just $75, This Sound Bar Has no Business Sounding so Good

There are plenty of soundbar options to choose from today, but often times budget-priced models lack quality and performance. <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has …

Soundbar

How to find the best TV antenna for free HD channels

You can stream a lot of TV online, but for things like the Olympics and breaking news, you'll want a local broadcast station to deliver the goods. Buying an antenna isn't like buying a toaster, though -- there is no objectively "best" antenna that will work for most people. Instead, you'll need to …

Cool Designs that Elevate your Decor from Fair to Fabulous

When talking about cool designs for the home, the term can mean different things to different people. Depending on likes and dislikes, preferred …

Is there an Instant Pot recall? Company says some products are melting

Instant Pots were selling like hotcakes last holiday season, but one model is taking some heat.<p>The company announced last week that they have received several reports of some "Gem 65 8-in-1 Multicookers" overheating on Facebook.<p>Instant Pot said overheating could result in "localized melting damage …

Instant Pot

Atmos to announce the touchscreen that Alexa and Google Assistant have been missing

With some API magic and a few strategic partnerships, Atmos combines touch and voice in a way that goes beyond solutions from Amazon, Google, Apple, …

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including " team player language " on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's …

Language

LinkedIn and Microsoft make it easier than ever to build a standout résumé

Finding a job may never be a walk in the park, but with an impressive résumé, it doesn’t have to be an odyssey either. Here to help you make the most …

Upgrade Any Space With This Cool Concrete Table Lamp

Menu Design Shop makes some of the most dynamic and beautiful home goods on the planet, all dripping with a Scandinavian aesthetic emphasizing crisp, …

12 smart home gadgets that practically clean the house for you

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Pictured: iRobot Braava jet 240 Robot Mop, $169, available at Amazon iRobot<p>Mentally, I'm a very organized person, but I've never claimed …

10 things successful people do in their first month at a new job

The first month at a new job can be overwhelming.<p>Once you've decided to accept the offer , and survived your first day and your first week , you might think you're in the clear. But people are still watching, which means you still have an opportunity to impress .<p>Read on for 10 things successful …