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Managing your student finances

Plan your spending carefully: the aim is simply to ensure less goes out than comes in. The ruination of many a budget is usually down to either an overestimation of income or an underestimation of outgoings. Money escapes constantly, even when you don't see it, so add in the phone bill and the gas …

How to prepare an art portfolio for university

If you're starting your final year at school or college and want to study art and design at uni, then no doubt you will already be thinking about preparing your portfolio. So, what are the key things to keep in mind and how do you crack the formula for a winning portfolio?<p>It all depends on what you …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

Hips

14 Toys That Will Make Your Kids Smarter

<b>Pitch:</b> Players (age 8+) assemble a group of magnetic modules to create circuits that light up, vibrate, and spin.<p><b>Payoff:</b> The free-form nature of the …

25 Leg Exercises That Are Here To Make #LegDay Way More Interesting

Have you tried a pistol squat?<p>In case you missed it: Strong legs are super-important—beyond just looking awesome in a booty pic. They’re literally what keep you moving all day, so building strength in your lower half (yes, butt included) is crucial.<p>Unfortunately, too many people neglect leg day a) …

Workouts

Eat Nuts, Live Longer

Hungry? Grab a handful of nuts. Not only are they packed with protein, but it turns out they may be the food for longevity.<p>At least, that’s the …

8 Ways to Spice Up Oral Sex

Going down is about to get even better<p>You probably have a ton of favorite positions when it comes to sex, but what about foreplay? If your pre-sex routine is feeling, well, routine, it’s time to get creative with your mouth moves. Take a page (or eight!) out of the <i>Men’s Health and Women’s Health</i> …

David Copperfield

Anger in Albania over plans for Syrian chemical weapons to be destroyed in their country

About 5000 Albanians have been protesting in the country’s capital Tirana against plans for the country to be used as a base for dismantling Syrian chemical weapons.<p>They carried banners and placards reading “No to sarin, Yes to oxygen, let us breathe” and “No to chemical weapons in Albania.”<p>The US …

21 Suggestions Twentysomethings Never Asked For

Apparently Blink 182 was onto something: Nobody likes you when you’re 23.

Reality TV

Stop What You’re Doing And Check Out JPMorgan’s Epic Twitter Fail

Someone is getting fired over this one for sure. JPMorgan decided it was a good idea to take to their Twitter account to announce a Q&A with vice-chairman Jimmy Lee tomorrow, urging folks to tweet and ask career advice of the investment giant using the hashtag #askJPM. And ask they did.<p>Thousands of …

Do patents help or hinder innovation? What do you want to know about protecting, sharing and selling knowledge? Send us your questions on intellectual property systems, innovations in copyright and new ways of mining ideas and data for the public good. Share them here and on Twitter (#globalagenda) and an expert from the Global Agenda Council on Intellectual Property will respond next week. Photo: Reuters/Morris Mac Matzen

How To Create The Perfect LinkedIn Profile To Attract Employers (TIPS, ADVICE)

LinkedIn profiles are becoming an increasingly popular way to advertise your skills online, and, with a competitive job market, it's important to …

Advice For Job Hunting Students: Top Tips For How To Get Employed

Whether you’re applying for a part-time job to earn extra money while studying or you’re preparing to take your first step on the career ladder, it's …

Graduate jobs: how to stand out in an interview

Whether you're applying to a graduate scheme or for an entry level role, preparation is key to a good interview, so make sure you give yourself time.<p>Graduate roles are hard to come by; even once you’ve managed to find a position marked with the crucial ‘entry level’ tag, you can bet that you’ll be …

10 tips on writing a successful CV

When it comes to applying for a new job, your CV could be just the ticket to get you that initial foot in the door and secure an interview – but how do you ensure your CV is added to the interview pile rather than thrown straight in the bin?<p>Putting together a successful CV is easy once you know …

Guardian Jobs advice on how to write a CV | Guardian Jobs

A recruiter will typically take just five to seven seconds to read your CV and decide whether you are a worthy candidate. This means your CV needs to shout “hire me” from start to finish, because busy recruiters don’t have time to search out your hidden potential.<p>Here’s how to perfect each section …

Careers advice | Guardian Jobs

There is a perception amongst some job seekers that contractor CVs are quite different to CVs for those looking for permanent roles. Working on a fixed term or contract basis is common in many industries - from IT and finance through to creative roles. Whilst the overall look is very similar for ...<p>…