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Our Editors’ Picks of the Best New Hotels in the World

<i>Baltimore</i><p>Over the course of 103 years, Recreation Pier has been, at times, a shipping facility, community center, and television set — as well as an …

5 Common Alternative Investments All Investors Should Know

Broadly speaking, alternatives are investments in assets other than stocks, bonds and cash (commodities, for example) or investments using strategies that go beyond traditional ways of investing, such as long/short or arbitrage strategies. Because alternatives tend to behave differently than …

Investing

The Most Successful Job Interview Tactic

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Having coached the full range of job seekers, from entry-level candidates to C-suite executives, I learned the one job interview tactic that makes the difference between success and failure. This same tactic works for coaches and consultants …

Employment

How to land a job you’re not exactly qualified for

Most job seekers encounter the following scenario at some point in their career: you’re not the typical worker bee; you have diverse experience and …

How to Impress Anyone in 30 Seconds or Less

Few things in life will help you more than knowing how to make an immediate great impression. Make note of these impressive habits.<p>Some experts estimate that 85 percent of your financial success comes not from your skills or knowledge but from your ability to connect with other people and engender …

Energy Future Holdings: How the Biggest Leveraged Buyout In History Became a Disaster

The biggest nonfinancial bankruptcy in history was driven by private equity leverage and confidence that things would remain the same forever.<p>When …

28 DIYs You Need for Your First Apartment

May is here and that means it’s time for graduation, moving on and possibly moving into your first apartment. As a recent grad (congrats, Huskies 2015!), I picked up my stuff, moved across the country and started a job at Brit + Co (ahem, we are hiring!). It was a bit intimidating but also …

Private equity Vs. The strategic acquirer

When private equity firms and strategic acquirers meet on the M&A battlefield they come packing very different strategies and artillery. Who has the …

Management

Legal Career Resources and Advice

Do grades matter? Depends if you’re asking Google or Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs and Google are both thought of as companies that compete for talent. But they have different ways of spotting it.<p>One of the best-known—and surprising—results of Google’s internal research into hiring and success is that academic track records don’t really matter. In a New York Times …

Goldman Sachs

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Design

Pre-money vs. Post-money Valuation

So let’s start very simply: valuation is the monetary value of your company.The difference between pre-money valuation and post-money valuation is also very simple. Pre-money refers to your company’s value before receiving funding. Let’s say a venture firm agrees to a pre-money valuation of $10 …

11 rules for rising to the top of any organization

Line jobs make money for your corporation. Line jobs bring in money or have direct relationship with profits and loss.<p>The distinction between line and staff is sometimes blurred in corporations, but line jobs are where the action is.<p>Line jobs include salespeople, sales managers, product managers, …

Serena Williams

How Not to Answer ‘Why Are You Interested in This Position?’

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>Hiring managers don’t always say what’s on their …

7 Steps to Prepare Your Company for an Acquisition

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When an entrepreneur decides it’s time to sell her company, it’s hard to know where to begin. With so many legal and financial steps to follow, it can be an overwhelming task to manage and follow through.<p>When going through the 2013 …

Management