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A CEO and Google alum shares the questions she likes to ask job candidates

WayUp CEO and Google alum Liz Wessel has a lot of experience finding talent. Here are the 2 interview questions she asks to help get to know a candidate. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Sometimes you get really nasty answers and that's when you know the person might have an ego.</i><p><i>It depends on</i> …

Employment

Quitting My $97K Job Saved My Life

Entrepreneurship doesn't seem so scary compared to sacrificing your family and health for a paycheck.<p>Founder of Pure Food Company<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever feel like you're destined for something greater? Like you're not reaching your full potential? Like …

Ray Kurzweil

Housing official in Silicon Valley resigns because she can't afford to live there

Even the lawyer and her software engineer husband can’t buy a home in the area due to the intensifying housing crunch that the tech boom has exacerbated<p>Once Kate Downing and her husband Steve did the math, it was obvious that if they wanted to raise a family, staying in Palo Alto, California, was …

Your Next Patagonia Jacket Could Comprise Yeast-Engineered Silk

Looks like The North Face isn’t the only outdoor-apparel brand toying with the idea of synthetic spider silk. Patagonia has just inked a deal with …

Eco Fashion

A Framework for Expanding Your Business Internationally

Founder of Group8A<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Global expansion can be great for your business, and even better for your local economy. Bloomberg reports, “U.S. companies operating internationally help spur economic growth that creates domestic jobs to meet demand in …

Business Strategy

The Future Belongs To Leaders Who Get Artificial Intelligence

6 steps to become 10 times smarter with Artificial Intelligence.<p>Co-Authors<p>Overnight on October 14, 2015, Tesla introduced an semi-autonomous driving system for owners of the Model S. Within a day, owners began uploading videos of themselves being driven around.<p>You can see the fear wash over …

Artificial Intelligence

The 'vampire products' that cost you

Even when we are sleeping they cost us $860 million a year. Here are the worst offenders.

We're about to see a mind-blowing demographic shift unprecedented in human history

The world is about to see a mind-blowing demographic situation that will be a first in human history: There are about to be more elderly people than young children.<p>For some time now, demographers and economists have observed that the proportion of elderly adults around the world is rising, while …

Demographics

The Fed has come back to life

On Wednesday, it signaled to markets that the second interest-rate hike of this economic cycle could come as early as June.<p>And for the first time in a while, markets took the Fed very seriously.<p>It's not so much that markets believe the Fed's specific timing, but that they are suddenly taking its …

Markets

Can 'Coding Bootcamps' Fix The Shortage of Engineers?

Most tech executives agree that there’s a shortage of talented software engineers and programmers, but can the so-called “coding bootcamps” that have …

Finally, average Joes can invest in (and lose money on) startups

New crowdfunding rules taking effect Monday will allow anyone to invest in startups — not just wealthy people.<p>The change overrides a longstanding …

Starting May 16, Entrepreneurs Can Raise Money in a Whole New Way. Here's What You Need to Know.

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Monday, May 16, 2016, will be a very big day in the world of crowdfunding.<p>More people will be able to invest in entrepreneurs through crowdfunding than they were just the day before. And that means …

Venture Capital

The twenty best apps for small-business owners in 2016

Between handling customer complaints, keeping track of employee work schedules and monitoring expenses, running a small business is hard work. If …