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Google's New Recruiting App Helps Entrepreneurs Searching for Talent

People all over the globe use Google to find everything. Now they can find employees, too.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In May 2017, Google launched Google for Jobs, a platform designed to link those looking for a new job to potential employers. Aside from this, the …

Employment

Post-work: the radical idea of a world without jobs

Work is the master of the modern world. For most people, it is impossible to imagine society without it. It dominates and pervades everyday life – especially in Britain and the US – more completely than at any time in recent history. An obsession with employability runs through education. Even …

University of London

The sales blog cult of LinkedIn

Inside the passionate culture of thought leadership on the hardest-working social network.<p>After Tony J. Hughes, an Australia-based speaker and …

Selling

on-a-Chip

Academia

If You Want a New Job in 2018, This 1 (Unconventional) Step Could Speed Things Up | Inc.com

<b>Next to losing weight, one of the most common New Year's resolutions is to change jobs.</b><p>Given the unemployment rate is at an all-time low, employers are not only lowering their candidate expectations, they're also throwing money at the talent shortage by increasing salaries in hopes of luring more …

Employment

3 Steps to Build the Next Great App

Even online, you get one chance to make a good first impression. Your mobile storefront has to meet user expectations the first time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Progress bars inching forward ever so slowly. Confusing application layouts. Downloader’s remorse.<p>These …

Customers

The Basics Q&A: What Can—and Can’t—I Use a 529 College Savings Account for?

<b>A:</b> Assets in a 529 college savings plan have to be spent on higher education in order to come out of the account tax-free. Besides tuition and fees—the biggest educational bills you'll probably face—other eligible expenses include such things as room, board, books, the purchase of computer and …

True Grit: How to Build Up Your Resilience

Whether we’re talking about a great novelist like John Irving or an era-defining entrepreneur like Jeff Bezos, it’s natural to conclude that the …

Self-improvement

Get paid US$10,000 a month to stay in luxury vacation homes around the world

If you love the luxury lifestyle as much as you love travel, the best job in the world is now accepting applications.<p>Thirdhome is a membership-based home rental site that allows people who own a second home to exchange time there for stays at various other luxury destinations around the world, with …

Vacation Homes

unGlue helps parents set screen time limits on any device

A new startup called unGlue wants to help kids better manage their time on connected devices. Just don’t call it parental control software, says co-founder and CEO Alon Shwartz. The idea, he explains, is to offer families a simpler solution for setting limits on screen time across devices, whether …

Kids

Want to Be an Exceptional Leader? Science Says Think This Way (Because Most Bosses Don't) | Inc.com

Praise can be incredibly motivating. Praise can be extremely encouraging. Praise can be hugely inspiring.<p>If you do it the right way. Take the wrong approach, and praising an employee can actually have the opposite effect.<p>The difference lies in whether you assume skill is based on innate …

Self-improvement

The Shockingly Simple Math Behind Early Retirement

Here at Mr. Money Mustache, we talk about all sorts of fancy stuff like investment fundamentals, lifestyle changes that save money, entrepreneurial …

$5 million: it’s the new $1 million

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Financial security isn’t a number or a threshold. It has to do with what you spend, and save, …

Personal Finance

Why Writing Blogs Is Not Just About Writing Blogs

Be careful of anyone who suggests you should be writing blogs – and better yet, that they’ll do it for you. There are many operators who assume that …

The best way to motivate your kids, according to a behavioral economist

In other ways, kids are just mini-adults. Motivation is a key example of this similarity: The things that encourage us to perform better at work are the same things that encourage them to do well in school and beyond.<p>That's according to Dan Ariely, a professor of psychology and behavioral economics …

Behavioral Economics

5 negative behaviors that are holding you back in your career without you realizing it

However, your attitude might be the very reason that's not happening. While you may think you are working hard and doing what is expected, you may not realize that you are exhibiting behaviors that are serving as barriers to your advancement.<p>I've seen these five negative behaviors firsthand and …

Entrepreneurship

Creative Writing | Majors

Stanford’s Creative Writing Program--one of the best-known in the country--cultivates the power of individual expression within a vibrant community …

The Writing Life: Storytelling in The Great Global Bazaar

I've spent all my professional life in the world of words and visuals: The New York Times, Newsweek International, Forbes, The Earth Times, social media, and TV documentary production. And although I regret exiting journalism -- particularly The New York Times, which nurtured me -- I find book …

How to Write a Screenplay: The Basics

<i>The information below is meant to be a general guideline on how to properly format a screenplay. Industry standards may vary slightly and many</i> …

Forget Google and Amazon and invest in these Asian tech giants

Many investors have profited hugely from America’s booming tech industry, but should they now switch their money to Asia’s fast-growing rivals?<p>Investors have flocked to Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (now traded under parent company Alphabet), profiting from the enormous rise in the value of …

Write, Then Write Some More: Writing Tips From 29 Authors

If you’ve ever wanted to sit down with your favorite author, grab him or her by the shoulders, and ask <i>How?</i>, you’re not alone.<p>Plenty of people want to know exactly how authors do it — grind through the doubt, become inspired, write, get published, and start all over again. In fact, so many people …

The 7 Best Books I’ve Ever Read About Writing

Writing has helped me to become better at thinking, speaking, and making decisions.<p>I firmly believe that anything worthwhile in your career should …

The least educated people in the world are in denial about how robots will take over their jobs

Emolument surveyed 900 people working across "several industries and countries" and found that those with no university education were least likely to think that technology is a risk to their job. Just 18% of people with no degree answered yes when asked: "Is technology putting your job at risk?"<p>On …

University of Oxford

The Productivity Secrets of 6 Famous Writers

Hemingway wrote on a boat. Nabokov wrote in the bathtub. Virginia Woolf wrote while taking walks in London.<p>When I was growing up in South Florida, my father would often drive our family down to the Florida Keys to go fishing. The Keys, as they are known, is the chain of islands strung together by …

Literature

Surviving NaNoWriMo: The Tough Mudder of Writing Challenges

That chill felt by writers at the sound of the words “National Novel Writing Month” is more than just a brisk fall wind. For seventeen years running, November has become a time of year associated with procrastination, scrawled notecards, and word-counts in the glorious tens of thousands — the …

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates writers by …

Start a Successful Side Gig with 6 Courses on How to Effectively Use Alibaba, eBay, & More

<b>Private Label Products: Create Brands & Sell with Amazon® FBA</b><p>Source, Market & Sell Your Own Branded Products with the Amazon® Fulfillment …

eCommerce

‘We live in an information society, not a society of culture’

Swiss conductor Charles Dutoit rarely gives interviews. But on the occasion of his 80th birthday, the Grammy-winner spoke to swissinfo.ch about a …

The enrichment of living in a multicultural society

Is it an enrichment to live in a multicultural society? Or do we have to anxiously protect our culture from “foreign invasion”? In general people are …

Martin Luther King, Jr.