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5 Daily Routines Of History's Greatest Artists

According to Mason Curry, author of "Daily Rituals: How Artists Work," a "solid routine fosters a well-worn groove for one's mental energies."<p>In other words, having a set routine lets you put all of your energy into the work you're doing, rather than spend your time deciding which work to …

12 Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

For any given job opening, HR personnel and hiring managers are deluged with resumes. Since they don't have the time or resources to interview everyone, they are always looking for ways to weed out candidates as quickly as possible.<p>In fact, some merely glance at each resume before deciding whether …

Here’s How To Write The Perfect Cover Letter

Serial entrepreneur James Caan says in his recent LinkedIn post that trying to get your cover letter noticed can be especially challenging, as recruiters get hundreds of applications for any given opening. He suggests "steering clear of flashy gimmicks or stunts," and instead, researching the …

Employment

These 13 Gorgeous Workspaces Will Convince You To Ditch The Office And Work From Home

Last year's annual survey by the Society for Human Resource Management found a greater increase in the number of companies planning to offer telecommuting in 2014 than those offering just about any other new benefit.<p>But for many people, working from home means hanging out in your pajamas at your …

Interior Design

Who You Know Is Even More Important Than You Realize

But what's intriguing is just how much your network of relationships affects your success. In addition to helping you find jobs, a network shapes your happiness, health, and ideas. We'll start with the most obvious.<p>Let's start with the most obvious one. As author-investor Ben Casnocha likes to say, …

Microsoft turns to Seth Green, Sarah Silverman, and Michael Cera for Xbox shows

Microsoft is partnering with Hollywood talent including Seth Green, Sarah Silverman, and Michael Cera as it prepares an onslaught of original programming set to arrive on Xbox beginning in June. Green's Stoopid Buddy Stoodios will produce a stop-motion animated show not unlike <i>Robot Chicken.</i> Cera …

YouTube strikes back at Turkey with one of the world's scariest weapons — lawyers

Turkey has been making a lot of headlines lately for its prime minister’s negative feelings toward social media. And social media is striking back.<p>YouTube has just filed a complaint to the Turkish Constitutional Court against the current ban and Gönenç Gürkaynak is representing the company, …