Nikki Eastwood

36 Added | 8 Magazines | 3 Likes | 2 Followers | @NikkiEastwood | Keep up with Nikki Eastwood on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Nikki Eastwood”

Slow-Cooker Cheesecake Is Better Than Any Cheesecake You've Ever Tasted

The texture is INSANE.<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>When I first heard that you could make cheesecake in a slow cooker, I was perplexed: How? What? Why? I …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to Make Better-Than-Takeout Fried Rice in Just 22 Minutes

We've got a lot of fried rice fans around the Epicurious offices, and it's easy to see why. If you know how to make fried rice, you've got the keys …

The Secret to Making Amazing Ramen at Home (and It’s Incredibly Easy)

The key that ramen pros swear by? Instant noodles. But we're not talking about your college dorm dinner staple.<p>Let’s be real. "Ramen" may carry the …

Soysauce

Newly Promoted? Seven Ways To Maximize Your Early Days As A New Manager

I recently had the privilege of coaching at a leadership program targeted to new managers. The enthusiasm was palpable and inspiring, but there was also anxiety around being a first-time manager. How do you bring up ideas with credibility? How do you make tough decisions? How do you rally your team …

Leadership

How to cook the perfect miso ramen

Less a fast food than a national obsession, ramen inspires levels of devotion in its millions of fans that can seem puzzling to anyone who has never had the – considerable – pleasure. Yet one ridiculously rich, intensely savoury and scalding slurp is enough to explain why this simple noodle soup is …

Onions

Online crowdsourcing for psychology ain't without pitfalls

You may not know this, but a great deal of our data about the human mind is based on a relatively small but intensively studied population: …

Psychology

The One Spring Trend You Can't Ignore, According to Zara

It's no secret that Zara is an expert when it comes to translating the season's biggest trends. We're already excited about the brand's …

Best Foundations for Bad Skin: The Secret Behind Celebs' Flawless Faces

Makeup is supposed to enhance natural beauty—but if it just so happens to hide imperfections at the same time, we ain't gonna fight it.<p>Thing is when …

7 Science-Backed Hacks for Nailing Your Next Job Interview

You've prepared a killer resume, written out your talking points, and even planned the perfect outfit. But experts say the key to really nailing a job interview is getting yourself in the right frame of mind both before and during the meeting. Just ask Susan Krauss Whitbourne, a professor of …

Employment

Almost Half of Job Applicants Make This Foolish Mistake

Before you apply to another job opening, make sure you aren't sabotaging yourself.<p>Hiring professionals in industries far and wide, when looking at …

Kaspersky Mobile Antivirus: AppLock & Web Security

<b>⭐ Free antivirus and phone security solution for Android™ devices by Kaspersky Lab ⭐</b><p>Kaspersky Internet Security for Android is a FREE-to-download …

Mongolian Beef in the Slow Cooker

Today’s post is another one for my Recipe Swap Club, and I’m pretty excited about it. I got Simply Delish Eats this time, and I picked her delicious …

How Video Games Unwittingly Train the Brain to Justify Killing

Young children have unprecedented access to violent movies, games and sports events at an early age, and learning brutality is the norm.<p>Let's play a game. One of the quotes below belongs to a trained soldier speaking of killing the enemy, while the other to a convicted felon describing his first …

Psychology

Betty's Famous Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

"Absolutely the best cinnamon rolls, ever. So good, you can't NOT make them, let alone, stop eating them. A little hard work but totally worth it in …

Baking

15 Apple Pie Recipes That Are (Almost) Better Than Grandma’s

When you think of apple pie, you probably have an image in your head of your grandma kneading dough and sitting the finished pie on the windowsill to cool. Those memories are all well and good, but these days we’re more into creative apple recipes that aren’t <i>so</i> traditional. You’ve got all of the …

Baking

How To Answer 'What Makes You The Best Candidate?'

Dear Liz,<p>I am someone who doesn’t mind job interviews.<p>I like to meet new people and I enjoy the conversation, as long as it is a real conversation and not a series of rapid-fire questions. I can’t stand it when interviewers ask insulting questions that no adult should have to answer.<p>I had a …

Job Interviews

What You Can Do Now To Ace a Job Interview

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Employment

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

Employment

These 12 Discount Shopping Hacks Saved Me Hundreds Of Dollars

I had no idea what discount shopping was growing up. The phrase “shop 'til you drop” was my mantra. As a little girl, I enjoyed going to the mall …

Personal Finance

7 Brands That Give Old Clothes New Life Again

<i>As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Style will focus the month of September on simple ways to educate yourself on becoming a better consumer.</i><p>We live in an age where fashion is fast and disposable.<p>When we don’t want something anymore, it’s easy to just throw it away and buy something …

A Cover Letter Template That Hiring Managers Will Actually Want to Read

May 27, 2016<p><i>Cover letter.</i> Those two little words alone are likely enough to fill your mind with an overwhelming sense of impending dread.<p>Alright, …

Employment

The Former COO of Squarespace Called This One of the Best Cover Letters Ever | Inc.com

It's hard to write the perfect cover letter. In addition to the general awkwardness of figuring out what to say, there's the question of whether anyone is actually going to read it. In this day and age, it's hard to say whether an HR bot is simply going to scan your resume and accept or reject you …

Employment

The 9 most common job application mistakes

In today's competitive job market, landing a plum new gig seems harder than ever. And no matter how qualified you are, your cover letter-and-resume combo has to really shine if you're going to land an interview.<p>To make sure you get noticed for the <i>right</i> reasons, be aware of these common job …

Employment

20 Words You Should Never Use in a Cover Letter

Here's how to avoid landing your cover letter in the trash—or worse.<p>Using this impersonal phrase appears lazy, as though you are unfamiliar with the …

Employment

Job Interview Do's and Don'ts That Everyone Should Know

Jean-Ralphio Saperstein from <i>Parks and Recreation</i> fumbles a job interview. | NBC<p>A job interview can be the most challenging part of an employment …

Employment

Free Resume Examples by Industry & Job Title

Teacher: Resume Example<p>Teachers and educators provide instruction in one or more subjects in private or public schools at the elementary, …

6 Reasons Why Employers Are Ignoring Your Resume

People throw shredded paper (perhaps a resume, built from bad resume templates) from a balcony in New York City | Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images<p>On the …

Employment

Sample Cover Letter in Response to Salary Requirement Request

Free Jobseeker Sample Cover Letter “ How to Include Salary Requirements<p>When you are requested by a potential employer to include your salary …