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The Only Interview Question That Matters | Inc.com

Last week, LinkedIn announced to the world that I've been in the recruiting industry for 36 years. During that time, I've written a number of books about talent challenges and opportunities, but one thing continues to surprise me: More than 90 percent of hiring managers think they're good …

Employment

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

Cooking

Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling–Visualized

<i>Note: This article is included in our year-end storytelling advice round-up.</i><p>A while back, now-former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted a series of pearls of narrative wisdom she had gleaned from working at the studio. This list of 22 rules of storytelling was widely embraced as it was …

Would a Big Bucket of Cash Really Change Your Life? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast - Freakonomics

(Photo: epSos .de)<p>Why does poverty persist? Is economic mobility still a real part of the American dream? And if you gave every poor family a big …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

Can You Be Too Smart for Your Own Good? And Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions

Our latest podcast is called “Can You Be Too Smart for Your Own Good? And Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions.” (You can download/subscribe at …

Jacob Barnett, 14-Year-Old With Asperger's Syndrome, May Be Smarter Than Einstein

When Jacob Barnett was 2 years old, he was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism. Doctors told his parents that the boy would likely never talk or read and would probably be forever unable to independently manage basic daily activities like tying his shoe laces.<p>But they were sorely, …

How to Pick the Perfect Color for Any Purpose

According to research carried out by the Institute for Color Research, between 62% and 90% of the subconscious judgments we make about a person, …