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This is what no one tells you about conducting salary research

Figuring out how much you should ask for when starting a job or getting a raise takes a little bit of savvy work.<p>Every article on salary negotiations has the same piece of advice: Do your research before naming any figures.<p>But what exactly does this entail beyond going on websites like Glassdoor …

Employment

Seven ways to improve your memory

Sleep on it<p>Sleeping well helps reinforce episodic memories – those associated with time and place. There is also substantial evidence that REM sleep plays a vital role in the consolidation of memories relating to learning motor skills, such as learning to play a musical instrument or ride a bike. …

The Brain

22 Clever Ways To Re-purpose Empty Food And Drink Containers

If you have a hard time throwing anything away, this is going to be a dangerous roundup for you. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. With a huge number of …

Smoothies

‘My husband and I couldn’t agree 
on having a second child’

Sitting on the floor and clapping along to the music at the activity class with our two-year-olds, my friend looked at me sheepishly. ‘I’m pregnant,’ she said. My eyes filled with tears – of joy for her, but a little regret for me. My husband Nigel and I had discussed having more but couldn’t agree …

Parenting

How to Have Difficult Conversations at Work

Life would be so much easier if we just didn’t have to have “the talk”.<p>Some of us have made dodging difficult conversations an art form while others …

Self-help

3 Ways to Immediately Get More ROI From Your Instagram Marketing

Don't just put up a post or an ad and call it a day.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While popularity for social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat has begun to wane, more and more brands have begun shifting ad spend to Instagram.<p>Whether it be …

Marketing

An Introverts Guide to Networking Events, It's Not as Hard as You Might Think

While being an introvert can make networking events more business than pleasure, it doesn't need to be difficult.<p>I've been a consultant and entrepreneur for over two decades and networking has undoubtedly been the key to my success. Ironically, I test off the charts as an introvert. And while I …

Networking

Equinox CEO: Men used to ignore me in meetings—here's the trick I use to get their attention

"Dude, don't you realize she's the boss?"<p>It's a scene that many female executives can relate to.<p>In the latest installment of my interview series "Two …

Leadership

Most dermatologists agree this is the one thing that can reverse signs of ageing — but one doctor says we're being led into the unknown

The cosmetics industry is saturated with products that promise to reverse and prevent the signs of ageing, but there's one product that dermatologists generally agree works — retinol.<p>Retinol, a form of vitamin A, has been used for years to treat acne, but more recently has become part of the daily …

Skin Care

How to to find fulfillment at work when you have lots of interests

It’s not a bad thing to be interested in many things, and you can attend to them while holding down a steady job.<p>When I was about 3, my mom had to take me on a road trip by herself, and she wisely bought a huge bag of toys from the dollar store. As we drove, she’d hand me a toy, I’d play with it …

Employment

It's a Bodyweight Workout You Can Print and Do Anywhere — No Excuses!

There are so many ways to strength train — dumbbells, barbells, med balls, kettlebells — and we like them all. But bodyweight workouts are perfect for doing anywhere since you don't need any equipment they turn your body into a gym. We created this bodyweight workout to help you bust through any …

Workouts

How Success Makes It Harder to Ask for Help

This week's tragic news is a sobering wake-up call that our pursuit of success can derail if we ignore our well-being.<p>This past year has been one of the worst years of my life.<p>I haven't talked a lot about what made this previous year so awful, but after waking up this morning to the news of chef …

Time I

Simple Japanese skin-care secrets that deliver a clear, glowing complexion

On a recent trip to Japan, I spent $500 on skin-care products at the duty-free shop at the Tokyo airport. I couldn’t help myself: Everything seemed …

Skin Care

I’d given up on clearing my hormonal acne—until I found this under-the-radar supplement

Back when I was in high school, popping antibiotics and slathering on Retin-A for my teenage breakouts, I never would have imagined that I’d <i>still</i> be …

Women's Health

Ten Things You Shouldn't Have To Do To Get Hired

Dear Liz,<p>I started job hunting in February.<p>I’ve only had a few interviews. The most promising opportunity so far showed up in April.<p>It’s a technical writing and training job. It’s perfect for me.<p>The department manager who interviewed me (“Jane”) seemed very excited about my background. She called …

Employment

Tomato-Coconut Curry with Cod

This tomato curry is enriched with coconut cream and brightened with fresh basil and lime juice. And generally speaking, we found that curry paste in …

Recipes

Cantonese Steamed Milk Egg Pudding (双皮奶)

If you’re sitting there wondering what this Cantonese Steamed Milk Egg Pudding (双皮奶 – shuang pi nai) tastes like, I would describe it almost like a …

Breakfast

Should you post a negative review of your former company?

Before you hit “submit” on that Glassdoor post, ask yourself these six questions.<p>We all know the saying, “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.” But in the days of online reviews, it’s hard not to want to post a few negative words online, especially when we feel we’ve been …

The Workplace

Short Guide to Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia has a rich and diverse culture with Indian and Chinese influences besides Malay. This cultural diversity of course results in a vast food …

Kuala Lumpur

From digital marketing to marketing in the digital world

We’ve all heard the marketing industry is evolving at a breakneck speed. I actually think its consumers that are doing the evolving. As marketers, we …

Customer Experience

Instagram reveals how its algorithm works

While Instagram’s relevancy-sorting algorithm has been widely hated by users since the app made the switch from its reverse chronological feed, …

Social Media

Ten Cringe-Worthy Networking Mistakes That Will Make You An Outcast

Dear Liz,<p>I volunteer with our local Chamber of Commerce. I organize networking events for the Chamber.<p>There is one Chamber member (“Barb”), a small business owner, who generated a lot of complaints from the other members. The Chamber members got tired of Barb’s constant marketing. Barb really …

Career Development

Want More People to Pay Attention to Your Content? Neuroscience Says Do This

Neuroscience says we're built to like feedback, novelty and control in our media.<p>You have a message. A fantastic one. But as global business gets more and more competitive, if you don't approach your content the right way, you'll be about as effective in getting that message out as a butter knife …

Marketing

Unsuccessful people focus on “The Gap.” Here’s what successful people focus on

“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.” — Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Key concepts to …

Happiness

4 Ways GDPR Will Affect Small And Large Brand Marketing In Europe And The U.S.

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) was put into effect last week in Europe. It gives EU citizens more control over their personal data, including what messages they receive from marketers, and it’s already having a ripple effect across the Atlantic in the U.S. I’ve been thinking a lot about …

Marketing

How To Work With Immature And Unprofessional People

Dear Liz,<p>I learned digital marketing by working for a university alumni office first, and then working for the same university’s B-school recruiting office. They were both great jobs. I left the recruiting marketing job and took a job with a digital marketing agency.<p>That was also a great job. I …

Employment

Creamy Seafood and Ginger Soup

Heat a wok or pan over medium heat. Add oil; sauté ginger, onions, and garlic until translucent and aromatic.<p><b></b>Add clams and mussels. Stir until shells …

6 Easy, 3-Ingredient Recipes From Entrepreneurial Chefs

Kick off your summer this Memorial Day weekend with these easy recipes from your favorite entrepreneur chefs<p>The time for outdoor summer parties, picnics in the park, and rooftop get-togethers is finally upon us. Don't let anyone catch you unprepared, and dazzle your loved ones by bringing something …

Coconut

Activists Are Already Targeting Google and Facebook Over Europe's New Data Privacy Law That Went Live Today

Europe’s sweeping new data privacy regime came into effect this morning, and privacy activists are not wasting time in flexing their muscles. One …

Privacy

10 Blackhead Treatments Dermatologists Use on Themselves

Growing up, we definitely squeezed at the skin on our noses and chins with abandon trying to extract the gunk inside of them. It was fascinating, a …

Skin Care