Francheska Schnieders

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What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Detroit poised to elect its first white mayor since 1974

DETROIT — The last time there was a white mayor of Detroit, the<p>Vietnam Warwas just ending and the nation was getting used to a Supreme Court decision called Roe vs. Wade.<p>But now this city, which is in the midst of a trial to determine whether it is eligible for bankruptcy protection, is set to …

How General Motors Was Really Saved: The Untold True Story Of The Most Important Bankruptcy In U.S. History

<i>Editor’s Note: Lots of people–including President Obama–have trumpeted their role in the success of the government-backed turnaround plan that saved General Motors, the most important industrial company in the history of the United States.</i><p><i>But on the fifth anniversary of the crisis, Forbes presents</i> …

Germany To Allow Parents To Choose No Gender For Babies On Birth Certificates

On Friday, Nov. 1, Germany will become the first country in the world to allow parents to leave the gender box blank on their child's birth certificate.<p>As reported in August, the move is an effort to create legal recognition for intersex individuals, or children born without a clearly determinable …

Jay Cutler injury: Bears QB will return in Week 10, per report

Jay Cutler is reportedly ahead of schedule in his return from injury and could play on Sunday vs. Detroit.<p>Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler is expected to return to practice this week and start on Sunday against Detroit, according to a report from Chris Mortensen of ESPN.<p>Cutler suffered a groin injury …

Associated Press News

PS Vita Gets PlayStation 4 Remote Play and Second Screen Support

Last month Sony teased a ‘PS4 Link’ feature for its PS Vita handheld console and the new application — which allows the PS Vita to connect to the PlayStation 4 for remote play and second screen capabilities — has landed today as part of a firmware update.<p>In addition to PS4 Link, Vita owners who …

IBM accuses Twitter of patent infringement, wants to strike a deal

Twitter's previously said it wanted to steer clear of patent litigation and focus on our feeds, but IBM may other ideas. In a tweak to its pre-IPO S-1 filing with the US SEC, Twitter let slip that it's recently received a letter from IBM accusing it of infringing three of the company's patents …

Associated Press News

Google app rewards Android users for giving their two cents

If you only need a few more Play credits to buy that game or rent a movie, then you might be interested in a new app simply called Google Opinion Rewards. Just as its name suggests, all you have to do to earn credit is to answer a weekly survey with up to ten questions each. Of course, you'll have …

Official who oversaw botched Healthcare.gov launch resigns

We may have just witnessed the first administration official to take a fall for the disastrous launch of federal insurance marketplace Healthcare.gov. Tony Trenkle, the chief information officer for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the health department agency that oversaw the …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Top Pre-Ordered Next-Gen Video Games

<i>Call of Duty: Ghosts tops next-gen pre-order charts as the console wars heat up.</i><p>Video game sales tracking site VGChartz has assembled the latest pre-order numbers for the Sony PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from Microsoft in the United States.<p>In the US alone, the PS4 has gained 125,000 pre-order units …

Pondering A Presidential Run? Cruz Dines In Iowa

Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican and Tea-Party darling, was in Iowa Friday headlining a fundraising dinner for the state Republican Party. It was Cruz's third visit to Iowa in as many months, but this time was different.<p>It was his first time back since the government shutdown and his 21-hour, …

98,000 Barcelona Fans Create Incredible Tribute To Cancer-Stricken Coach Before The Real Madrid Game

Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova had to resign this summer to get treatment for throat cancer.<p>Before today's El Clasico between Barca and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou, the fans participated in an incredible stadium-wide card stunt to honor Vilano.<p>The words "Força Tito!" (Catalan for "strength Tito") …

Favre's 'scary' memory lapses re-open NFL concussion questions

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Most Walmart Store Workers Didn't Earn $25,000 Last Year

WASHINGTON -- As they seek to boost the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour, House Democrats joined a group of Walmart employees on Capitol Hill Wednesday to criticize the world's largest retailer over its pay and scheduling practices, arguing that its low wages steer workers toward …

50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>If you’re a connoisseur of live recordings, you want one thing above all else: energy. Ballads can have it, death metal songs can have it, pop …

Can Walmart Shake Up The Renewable Energy Sector?

With 150 solar installations in seven countries, the retail giant is starting to make waves in the clean-tech world. And as it continues to invest in ways to lower its footprint, it has the potential to jump-start an entire industry.<p>Given that it is the most massive retail store on the planet, …

Sony clarifies PS4 game-sharing rules ahead of launch

After twisting the knife at E3 regarding Microsoft's then-complicated game-sharing program, Sony has explained how digital strategy will work on PlayStation 4. Although sharing physical games remains as simple as Sony's tongue-in-cheek video suggested, games bought over PSN will be more locked …

Iowa Scientists Say Climate Change Threatens State Agriculture

The country's largest corn and soybean producer has been beset by extreme drought as well as extreme flooding in the past two years.<p>At the Iowa Climate Science Educators' Forum last week, a group of more than 150 scientists representing 36 colleges and universities around Iowa released a statement …

Climate Change

Baylor Destroys Lowly Kansas, but Are Bears Ready for True Test vs. Oklahoma?

There was no stunning letdown for Baylor against Kansas in Week 9, no horrific consequences for looking ahead to Oklahoma on Nov. 7.<p>Instead, it was the same ol', same ol' for the Bears, which crushed Kansas 59-14. Baylor had 505 yards of offense...at the half. Quarterback Bryce Petty was pulled by …

College Football

A black box in your car? Some see a source of tax revenue

WASHINGTON — As America's road planners struggle to find the cash to mend a crumbling highway system, many are beginning to see a solution in a little black box that fitsneatly by the dashboard of your car.<p>The devices, which track every mile a motorist drives and transmit that information to …

I Do! New Jersey Gay Couples Get Married (Photos)

12:01 A.M.<p>It’s about time New Jersey got on board with the gay marriage business bonanza. Gay marriage became legal at 12:01 a.m. Monday, and nine …

Obamacare's tech no easy fix

Silicon Valley always knew it couldn’t fix Washington and its bureaucratic messes. Now it has even more proof.<p>The HealthCare.gov debacle has reinforced the divide between the global capital of innovation and an establishment culture known for clunky methods, stilted processes and government …

Leading the fight for states' rights

From behind his desk in Topeka, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach exerts an influence on states’ issues far beyond the borders of his own.<p>The Harvard-, Yale- and Oxford-educated lawyer, former constitutional law professor and ex-chief immigration law adviser to Attorney General John Ashcroft …