Kyle Thompson

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Local Motors' 3-D–Printed Strati EV is Born, Runs

When last we checked in on the crowd-sourced-design maestros over at Local Motors, the outfit was in the thick of a design competition focused on an all-new, 3-D–printed electric vehicle. A few months later, the winning car has become a thing with a name: Strati.<p>As it had promised, Local Motors …

3D Printing

Top interview killers, and HR recruiter speaks out

Top interview killers, the death of a career before it takes off the ground<p><b>Top Interview Killers</b><p>The top interview killers make the world of …

Title Promotion, why you didn't get a raise

Title promotion without a raise is another rung on the corporate ladder<p><b>Title promotion without a raise</b><p>I receive 2 questions on a fairly regular …

Resume references, How HR really checks your background

I am checking your resume references, just not what, or where you think I am<p><b>Resume References</b><p>I receive a lot of questions in regards to resume …

Job feedback, a must read if you want to get into management

Advice to the intern: learn to recognize and accept job feedback graciously<p><b>Job Feedback and Career Advice</b><p>The topic of career advice and job feedback …

Should you ask HR for interview feedback?

Did you hear the interview feedback HR is providing<p><b>Secrets about interview feedback</b><p>After I deliver the “We are going with another candidate message”, …

Closing the job interview, the critical last step

Closing the job interview with a non-verbal flourish is just nasty<p>We all know that closing the job interview is a critical piece to the interview …

Interview question, what do you know about our company?

“That’s all you know about the company? This isn’t a tough interview question”<p><b>Tough interview question</b><p>The classic “Tell me what you know about our …

Severance pay and negotiating the next job offer

Tell them you have a vacation planned to decompress and start fresh with a clear mind<p><b>Severance packages</b><p>Last week I wrote about aspects of the job …

Employment

Alibaba sets price range, hopes to raise record-breaking $24.3 billion

Alibaba GroupHolding has set the price range for its initial public offering between $60 and $66 a share, and hopes to raise a record-shattering $24.3 billion in what would be the biggest IPO ever.<p>At $66 a share, the Chinese Internet behemoth would be valued at about $163 billion, although many IPO …

Venture Capital