Ife Adeyemi

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14 Tips For Improving Your Relationship With Your Boss

Today is National Boss’s Day; a secular holiday celebrated around the world on Oct. 16 each year.<p>It reportedly began in 1958 when a woman named Patricia Bays Haroski registered the holiday with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce because she wanted to designate a day for employees to show appreciation for …

Memories are made of this

I was recently invited to a screening of the film Upstream Colour, and lead a discussion of the scientific elements of the film afterwards. It's an excellent film, but challenging. Spoiler warnings are irrelevant; I could describe in detail the exact sequence of events in the film and you'd still …

What to wear to an interview

We all know that The Apprentice is to real-life job interviews what Caligula was to all-round family entertainment, but that doesn't make pushing …

9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …

What Steve Jobs Taught Me After I Said “No” To Him

James Green, CEO of the search retargeting company Magnetic, was once hired by Jobs as a VP at Pixar Animation Studios. And, curiously, it was while working for one of his biggest business heroes that Green learned what not to do when leading a company.<p>I worked for Steve Jobs at Pixar Animation …

Hands-on with EVR, a spaceship dogfighting game demo built for Oculus Rift

We've seen plenty of demos showcasing the Oculus Rift, but actual gameplay experience with the VR headset has been tough to come by. We first heard about a spaceship dogfighting game called EVR being built for the Oculus Rift by game studio CCP a couple months ago. And, today at E3 we finally got …

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7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …

Anatomy of a hack: even your 'complicated' password is easy to crack

In March, readers followed along as Nate Anderson, Ars Technica deputy editor and a self-admitted newbie to password cracking, downloaded a list of …

How to hire good people instead of nice people

Usually, employers rapidly scan the resume of each job applicant looking for relevant education, skills, and work experience. They select 10 candidates for telephone calls, invite three in for interviews, and hire the one they <i>like</i> the best.<p>This is a bad way to hire because at best it gets you <i>nice</i> …

Employment

10 Ways To Help Others That Will Lead You To Success

Helping others should be a natural extension of every business leader’s responsibilities. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come as easy as you would think. As leaders, we often get too caught up in operations or our own problems to give people the help they need. However, in the last year, I’ve realized …

40 ways to save a fortune

In these troubled times, businesses and entrepreneurs can’t always rely on anybody else’s financial support.<p>Banks – not worth the paper their money …

Small Business

How to become a first-class negotiator

The word “negotiation” evokes connotations of difficulty. We assume that negotiations are difficult and require a special innate talent, or that …

Management

Bill Gates takes back the title of World's Richest, bumping Carlos Slim out of the No. 1 spot. http://bit.ly/10n513v

How To Ask For A Raise–And Get It

A long chain of events leads to a bump in pay. Let’s trace the path upward.<p>As <i>Cosmo</i> editor-in-chief Joanna Coles once told us, nothing can annoy your boss more than over-asking for money that you “need”–you’re better off “<b>explaining that you’re worth more</b>.”<p>Begin by knowing the <b>average salaries</b> for …

Employment

In an era in which best-laid plans are quickly disrupted, the need for new tactics is constant. And that creates a need for constant inspiration. Our 100 Most Creative People in Business come from all industries around the globe; as they share their experiences, we hope they inspire yours. Here, the 100 Most Creative People in Business right now: http://trib.al/aqmyZU3

Student Loan Problems: One Third Of Millennials Regret Going To College

Here’s an indication of how burdensome student loans have become: About one-third of millennials say they would have been better off working, instead of going to college and paying tuition.<p>That’s a according to a new Wells Fargo study which surveyed 1,414 millennials between the ages of 22 and 32. …

Japan reports worst April trade deficit on weak yen

Japan has reported its worst April trade deficit as a weak yen increased import costs and helped extend the run of monthly shortfalls to the longest in more than three decades.<p>Data from the finance ministry showed Japan incurred a trade deficit for the 10th straight month in April with the red-ink …