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Death To The Resume? How To Go Paperless And Score Jobs Socially

With, well, the Internet, who needs a resume anymore? Here’s the best way to create an online presence that will have employers coming to you–not the other way around.<p>I’ve never liked the idea of a resume. Partly that’s because I haven’t had a normal job since 2002. At any given point, I’m writing …

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

6 Ways To Crack The 'Hidden' Job Market

It seems almost a cruel joke being played on people desperate to find work: Most jobs getting filled these days aren’t even advertised.<p>Instead, they’re typically part of the hidden job market — those millions of openings that never get formally posted. It now accounts for up to 80% of hires, …

The best places to swim with whale sharks

Swimming alongside the largest fish in the sea is one of the ultimate bucket-list experiences. Lucky, then, that there are a handful of destinations around the world where in-season sightings of whale sharks are almost guaranteed.<p>Remember: keep a respectful distance from the gentle giants, …

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How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Dessert

Island hopping off Cambodia's coast

Sandy bliss awaits travellers off Cambodia’s south coast. Whether you favour being glued to a hammock upon an isolated shore, or fancy slothful days recovering from all-night raves, Cambodia has an island for you.<p>Lapped by the lapis-hued waters of the Gulf of Thailand, the scattering of islands in …

5 Common Mistakes That Will Ensure Your Resume Gets Tossed

Here’s a prediction: If your résumé feels boring, stilted, and borrowed, no one’s going to want to hire you.<p>Recruiters look at a résumé for six seconds. So how do you stand out from the crowd, aside from awesome design?<p>By avoiding threadbare phrases like “stand out from the crowd,” as David Mielach …

9 classic mistakes when presenting

These past ten years I seem to have spent a considerable amount of time helping professionals improve their ability to present – whether at an …

Public Speaking

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Top tips to writing a business plan

What do investors look for in a business plan? What should you – and shouldn’t you – include in your business plan?<p>When you’re preparing your …

Small Business

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

Mexico's hidden beaches reached by boat

Mexico is hot right now. And not just in the physical sense – tourist numbers are booming (arrivals from Britain are up 30 per cent) as the country makes a concerted effort to recover from news reports about drug wars and to assert its eco-friendly and cultural credentials. There's plenty to work …

50 handy Office 2013 tips, tricks and hints

Whether you've bought the apps as one-offs, the whole Office 2013 suite or signed up for Microsoft's new Office 365 subscription package, there's …