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The towns where travellers lose track of time

It was only supposed to be a couple of days; time enough to check out the temple you’d read about, pick up some bargains in the market, and mosey round the town before you head off to the next stop on your travels.<p>Yet somehow it’s a week later and not only are you still there, but you can’t see …

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Over the last 2 years, I’ve made some big moves to simplify my life. I’ve streamlined my finances, my diet, the stuff I own, my home and my daily …

Black Brain, White Brain - The new wave of racist science

Nicholas Wade is a journalist who you’d think would know his stuff when it comes to evolutionary biology: Oxford degree, former deputy editor at</i> …

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The 8 most impressive questions you can ask in a job interview

The hiring manager asks the applicant questions to figure out if they're the ideal candidate, while the interviewee asks the employer questions to figure out if they're the right fit.<p>But even when the hiring manager is the one in the hot seat, they're still evaluating you as a potential employee. …

How Employee Recruiting Is Being Disrupted, And Why Your Company Should Care

Leading companies’ methods for finding talent follow a typical routine: invest in several college and university programs, sponsor various events and conferences, and expect applicants to come running to your door. This may have worked in the past, but now that Millennials are a large percentage of …

Offer These 50 Free Professional Resources to Your Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most employers recognize providing professional development opportunities is a benefit many employees expect. In fact, a 2013 survey of 4,000 randomly selected members of the Society for Human Resource Management found 88 percent of …

30 Questions To Ask In An Informational Interview

As my readers know, my son is in his first year at UCLA and hoping to land a summer internship in advertising. But he doesn’t know the first thing about what advertisers do day-to-day. Unfortunately neither do I. My husband worked as an art director at an ad agency in South Africa in the ‘80s, but …

Here's Your Job Offer - Take It Or Leave It!

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a big fan and I found you just at the right time, during my job hunt! I was so excited last week and now I’m not sure what to do. I’ve been interviewing with two companies but one of them has kind of gone silent.<p>I had an interview and got a follow-up call with some questions for me, …

Employment

How To Deal With A Bully Boss

You go on a job interview and you spend an hour with a person. That might be all the time you get with a person before you have to decide whether or not to work for him or her.<p>Some people can be lovely and charming at the job interview, then morph into abusive monsters once you have the job. Some …

The Workplace

At Palliative Care In Oncology Symposium, A Burst Of Energy

There was a palpable sense of excitement as over 500 health care professionals streamed into this morning’s session of the inaugural Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium in Boston. The conference, cohosted by four professional organizations – the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine …

Negotiate Your Job Offer Before You Get It

You can’t wait until you get a job offer to begin the job-offer negotiation process. If you stay silent about your compensation requirements during the interview process, you’re sending a loud message.<p>That message is “You guys know better than I do what to pay me.”<p>Before you walk into your first …

Why The Best Leaders Are Self-Aware

You can’t be a really effective executive if you’re not fully aware of the effect your actions and personality have on others. It’s that simple. All too often leadership analysis focuses only on results, and not how those results are attained. Which has implications for how long and effectively one …

Last Tango in Kabul: Blood and Chaos in a Desperate City

In the heart of Kabul's heavily guarded diplomatic district, down a quiet side street, sits a dilapidated two-story building fronted by a beige …

Afghanistan

The Key to Finding Fulfillment in Your Job

Share & Inspire Others!<p><b>The Challenge:</b> Many people don’t feel that their job is fulfilling. <b><br>The Science:</b> Research shows that the key to a fulfilling …