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Why younger people can’t buy a house: money became too cheap | Dominic Frisby

Onerous planning regulations and cheap debt pushed house prices into the stratosphere – and it’s in the interests of the political elite to keep them there<p>House prices have risen by 10% in the last year, the Halifax announced last week. Whoopeedoo. What that means is that the intergenerational …

How to Calm Your Nerves during a Job Interview

Looking anxious could lose you the gig on the spot. Here’s how to quell your jitters and win over everyone in the room<p>Loosen up if you want to land the job. <b>Employers are less likely to hire people who appear anxious during job interviews</b>, suggests new Canadian research.<p>In the study, interviewers …

Smarter Alternatives To The Usual Stupid Interview Questions

It is very easy to forget that when you’re interviewing a job-seeker, you aren’t just evaluating him or her. You’re also selling the candidate on working with you. Too many interviewers forget the selling part of the interview. They treat an interview as a one-way exercise, and by doing that they …

Employment

6 Secrets to a Stress-Free Job Interview (Yes, It Is Possible!)

A hiring manager shares inside tips on avoiding the most common causes of pre-interview jitters.<p>Does the prospect of going to a job interview fill you with trepidation? If you're like most people, the answer is "Of course!" In a recent survey of more than 1,600 people by staffing firm LaSalle …

Employment

The 2 Job Interview Traits That Hurt Your Chances Most

It’s natural to be nervous going into a job interview, especially now that the government says the number of job openings has been falling. But a new study says there are two anxiety cues that could really hurt your chances: low assertiveness and talking s-l-o-w-l-y.<p><b>Rating Job Candidates on …

Employment

Questions to never ask your interviewer — and what you should ask instead

Every time you walk into an interview, there’s an invisible game being played around you.Do you know what it is? You’re sitting across from the …

Employment

When Greeks Vote Sunday, It's Not Just About A Debt Deal

Elisavet Zachariadou is a retired professor of history in Athens. She admires Italian art and reads French literature and German philosophy. She considers herself a European.<p>"When I learned that Greece is going to be part of the European Union [in the 1980s], I was very happy," she recalls. "And I …