Karen Wolf

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20 Best UX Courses You Can Learn A Lot From

Nowadays, there’s nothing you can’t learn online! With a simple online search, you can stumble on thousands of resources to improve your knowledge, …

UX Design

Eliminate Workweek Stress By Doing These 13 Things Immediately | Inc.com

Stress is an inevitable part of life (especially do-it-all, go-for-the-goal entrepreneurs), but let's be honest: Life doesn't always have to be as chaotic as it seems. There are things that many of us do to amplify those toxic, overwhelming feelings that leave us feeling defeated, exhausted and …

Time Management

Rents likely to rise after a huge renovation at Kew Gardens Hills complex

Residents at 1,270-uinit, rent-regulated property await new owner's big plans.<p>Eight months after Manhattan-based Hudson Realty Capital sold the …

New York's Use Of Phone Alert Shines Spotlight On Wireless Emergency System

To millions of people in New York on Monday morning, the first word of a suspect in the New York and New Jersey bombings arrived at 8 a.m. with a jarring, screeching sound of their mobile phones.<p>Screens lit up across New York City with an emergency alert: "WANTED: Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28-year-old …

Bill de Blasio

Why Gun Owners Should Reject Trump’s Call to “Second Amendment People”

On Tuesday, in Wilmington, North Carolina, Donald Trump was riffing on the “horrible” prospect of a Hillary Clinton victory when he paused and suggested, with a lift of his eyebrows, that there is a way that his opponent could be stopped. “If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks,” …

Government

How the First Gravitational Waves Were Found

After decades of speculation and searching, a signal came through. It promises to change our understanding of the universe.<p><i>Note: On October 3, 2017, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that the Nobel Prize in Physics would be awarded to Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, and Barry Barish, three</i> …

Physics

These Millennials Are Socking Away 15% of Their Salaries

Iron Man. Wonder Woman. Millennial Super Saver.<p>He or she is an ordinary human, 18 to 34, who saves at least 15 percent of his or her salary each year …

Retirement

These Are the Best Jobs in America Right Now

Take your pick<p>What makes a job not just good, but great? According to Glassdoor.com, it’s a combination of how much you make, the level of demand for …

Employment

5 Things To Do The Minute You Retire

<b>1. Find another job.</b><p>You did it! You retired! You would like nothing more than to relax, plan a trip, take a nap. The beginning of retirement means the beginning of living off what you have accumulated, right?<p>Not so fast. We are living longer, living healthier and living in a retirement culture that …

Retirement

How much do I really need to save for retirement?

<i>I always thought 10% of salary was the amount you need to save for retirement. I save more than that, but a retirement calculator told me I'm not saving enough. Am I on track or is retirement just an impossible dream --Jessica, Texas</i><p>I wish I could give you a simple-but-accurate rule of thumb that …

Retirement

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

3 Key Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Retire

How much income will you really have?<p>When I talk to new clients we cover a lot of ground, from their current situation to their long-term financial …

Retirement

12 things you didn't know you could do with Facebook

Facebook was a lot easier to use and understand a few years ago.<p>Managing its growing sea of features can be daunting, but there are ways to make the social network more to your liking.<p>Here are 12 tips and ideas:<p>1. Reduce notifications<p>You can't get rid of all notifications on Facebook's website. But …

Apps

4 Smart Moves to Make Before You Retire

Source: www.aag.com via Flickr.<p>Most of the retirement coverage you see has to do with creating a long-term plan for retirement, but what about when you're almost there? Specifically, transitioning from working, saving, and investing to retirement can seem like a daunting task -- but it doesn't need …

Raising the Retirement Age: A Sneaky Way to Reduce Social Security Benefits

Some Republican candidates are promoting a policy change that would hurt workers by disguising it with a pleasant-sounding phrase.<p>Americans like their Social Security benefits quite a bit: They oppose cuts to them by a margin of two to one. Even Millennials, who won’t be seeing benefits anytime …

Retirement

This app gives you a virtual security guard to walk you home

Some of the best app ideas are also the most obvious, and that's definitely the case with the Companion app.<p>The app makes it easy to recruit friends …

Apps

Uh-oh! Verizon NY's Local Service Network Expenses Were $9.8 Billion From 2009-2014, Not $200 Million.

As Ricky Ricardo might say to Lucile Ball on the classic TV show <i>I Love Lucy</i> -- "Verizon's got a lot of explaining to do, Lucy..."<p><i>Ars Technica</i> reports:<p>A union representing Verizon workers has called for investigations into whether the company is allowing its copper phone and DSL networks to …

Uh Oh

Gaps on your resume

Our work histories don't all look the same. Some of us focused on education before entering the workforce while others incorporated it into their …

How to get past an ATS

If you're on the job hunt, there's a good chance your resume is getting pre-scanned by a company's Applicant Tracking System, or ATS. These programs …

Reinforce your resume with an effective referral

Job seekers know the power of networking in their search for employment. But it's not just who you know; it's also who your contacts know. An …

Follow up after an interview without being a pest

Comparisons between job hunting and dating are common, and never are they more true than when it comes to the follow-up. After a date, you want to …

Answers to the 7 toughest interview questions

There you sit, waiting to be ushered into your interview. Your suit is pressed, your shoes are shined and your resume is top notch. But, as the …

How are you supposed to answer "What are your weaknesses?"

Interviewing someone for a job is not as easy as it looks. First, as the interviewer, you're tasked with finding the person who will not only do the …

5 common interview questions — and how to answer them

An essential part of interview preparation is formulating answers to specific questions. And there are some standard questions that frequently come …

Interview questions to expect and prepare for

“‘Tell me about yourself’ is possibly the No. 1 interview question, and it’s usually the first interview question that candidates are asked,” says …

The best questions to ask during a job interview

A job interview is no longer a one-way street — as a job seeker, you are just as entitled to ask questions during the interview and gauge fit as a …

7 essential questions to ask in an interview

At the end of an interview, you have the opportunity to pose your carefully prepared questions to the hiring manager. Since you’re under enough …

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