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Don’t buy into ‘biased’ advice on home ownership – just rent, analyst says

A top-ranked real estate analyst is making the case for renting over owning a home.<p>In his new book The Wealthy Renter, Alex Avery, who currently owns …

I Hire Engineers At Google–Here’s What I Look For (And Why)

This Googler explains how tech recruiting is becoming more holistic than it used to be, and what it takes to stand out.<p>The hiring experience for engineers isn’t what it used to be–and that’s partly by design. Here at Google, we’ve intentionally broadened the number of schools where we actively …

Employment

Amazing New Photos of Jupiter Captured By NASA

The detailed pictures taken by Juno look "like nothing we have seen or imagined before."<p>A NASA spacecraft has captured the best views of Jupiter yet, revealing turbulent storms in the north pole.<p>Jupiter's northern polar region is stormier than expected and appears bluer than the rest of the planet, …

Explore the Moons of Mars (Deimos and Phobos)

Explore the Moons of Mars (Deimos and Phobos)<p>Updated on May 19, 2018<p>Mars' Mysterious Satellites<p>The Red Planet has two satellites in its orbit. The …

Effectively Manage and Mentor a Summer Intern

Effectively Manage and Mentor a Summer Intern<p>Updated on April 16, 2018<p>Effective Interns<p>An internship program of any size has the potential to be a …

Update Your Resume After Your First Job (Even If Its Only Been 1 Year)

Update Your Resume After Your First Job (Even If Its Only Been 1 Year)<p>Updated on July 3, 2018<p>When to Redesign Your Resume<p>The resume you had straight …

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The 5 Most Important Soft Skills to Look for in a New Hire

Personality traits that determine how an employee will hack it in a group setting are hard to detect. Here are the questions that will help tease them out during an interview.<p>Knowing how to code isn't the only skill you'd better bone up on if you want to get--and keep--a job in today's …

Forget what you heard: Jupiter does not orbit the sun

NASA's Juno probe just passed closer to Jupiter than any human-made craft ever. And no surprise, photos confirm that the fifth planet from the sun looks huge up close. <i>Huge.</i><p>It's so huge, in fact, that it doesn't actually orbit the sun. Not exactly. With 2.5 times the mass of all the other planets in …

Astronomy

4 Types of Business Travelers + How They Make the Most of Their Trip

When it comes to traveling for work, if you’re not careful, things can get super stressful, real quick. Between preparing to rock your meetings, impressing your clients, finding ways to eat healthy and making sure you don’t do anything to make your boss hate you, there are ample reasons to freak …

How holding a 1-hour 1-person meeting at Marriott can get you elite status

Links on Head for Points pay us an affiliate commission. A list of our partners is here.<p>I have always struggled to get excited about Marriott …

Four ways to save without your savings account

A saving strategy that doesn’t feature a savings account might seem counterintuitive, like trying to get in shape without a gym membership. But you …

Amazon Tests 30-Hour Work Week

The <i>Washington Post</i> reports that Amazon is launching technical teams whose workers will only clock in for 30 hours a week. While plenty of employees …

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The truth about the gender wage gap

Nearly 10,000 people graduated with MBAs from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business between 1990 and 2006.<p>In 2009, three economists decided to <b>study</b> a quarter of those graduates. They asked a detailed set of questions about the jobs they’d held since graduation, how many hours they …

Millennials: The Mobile and the Stuck

Why young people aren’t buying houses<p>This much is obvious: Young people don’t buy homes like they used to.<p>In the aftermath of the recession and weak recovery, the share of 18- to- 34 year olds—a.k.a.: Millennials—who own a home has fallen to a 30-year low. For the first time on record going back …

Demographics

10 travel gadgets for a stress-free trip

Everyone loves being on vacation, but few (if any) can honestly say they like the experience of simply <i>getting there</i>.<p>Thankfully, it's a lot easier to travel today than it was just a few years prior. Having the right travel gadgets on hand can really improve any trip, both when you're en route and …

Gear & Gadgets

Toxic Mars: Astronauts Must Deal with Perchlorate on the Red Planet

The pervading carpet of perchlorate chemicals found on Mars may boost the chances that microbial life exists on the Red Planet — but perchlorates are …

Mars is the next step for humanity -- we must take it

<b>(CNN) —</b> Elon Musk has built a $12 billion company in an endeavor to pave the way to Mars for humanity. He insists that Mars is a "long-term insurance policy" for "the light of consciousness" in the face of climate change, extinction events, and our recklessness with technology.<p>On the other hand, …

NASA to Build Space Stations on Mars by 2028

NASA's mission to Mars might be facing delays due to a government audit, but that isn't stopping the space agency from laying out plans. Latest …

Mars Base Camp Plans Underway for NASA

We could be seeing a whole new space station orbiting around Mars by as early as 2028 if NASA gets their way. Plans are underway by NASA that …

Low-Carb Asian Noodle Dish With Pork Recipe

This low-carb noodle dish can be made with shirataki noodles or tofu noodles. Chicken can be used in place of the pork. This recipe has a passing …

Smaller, smarter, but maybe not much faster: The future of the CPU

<b>Note: Our future CPU tech feature has been fully updated. This article was first published in November 2011.</b><p>It's easy to think that some things will …

The Gadget-Charging MOS Pack Is My New Favorite Travel Companion

Finding a backpack designed to protect and carry all of your tech isn’t terribly hard these days. What sets the MOS Pack apart is that it can can …

NASA’s Juno spacecraft will snap the first up close images of Jupiter on Saturday

But we won't get them until later next week<p>NASA’s Juno spacecraft will get cozy with Jupiter this weekend, as the vehicle makes its closest approach to the gas giant early Saturday morning at 8:51AM ET. Juno, which is in orbit around Jupiter, will come within 2,500 miles of the planet’s clouds — …

Jupiter and its Moons, an Exploration History

Jupiter and its Moons, an Exploration History<p>Updated on February 13, 2018<p>Jupiter: The Gas Giant<p>Jupiter is by far the largest planet in the solar …