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Want to Know If Someone's Actually Qualified for the Job? Ask this 1 Question

Why asking about an applicant's work tools can reveal their job aptitude.<p>Back when I was a kid working on constructions sites in Boston with my Nonno (that's grandfather in Italian, by the way), he taught me the most important interview question you could ask an applicant. Nonno was an architect …

Employment

Afraid Your New Boss Will Overwork You? Ask This 1 Question in the Interview to Find Out

This behavioral question will reveal what it really takes to succeed at a company.<p>While it's very important to prepare for an interview so you can sound confident and clear in your answers, one part of interview preparation that's often overlooked is what questions the job seeker should ask the …

Employment

9 phrases only MBAs understand

Every industry has its own lingo. Business-school jargon may be especially perplexing to outsiders.<p>To help clear up some of the confusion, we asked two MBA grads about the most unusual terms and phrases they picked up in business school.<p>Paul Ollinger graduated from the Tuck School of Business at …

College & University

The World's Longest Hiking Trail is Finally, Officially Open

Nearly one year ago, we couldn't contain our excitement about The Great Trail coming to Canada. Now, exactly 11 months later, it's finally and …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct …

Self-improvement

How to Spend a Night in San Francisco

For night owls, travel junkies, and adventurers alike.<p>Startup culture and surges of absurdly lucrative tech money have sunk their bland bougie tentacles into California's most historically eccentric, experimental, and sexually inclusive city. Still, old school pockets of strangeness have managed to …

Jack Kerouac

15 Most Photogenic Places In the World You Must Visit

Travel photography is such an integral part of our experience – whether you’re an amateur or a pro, memories captured are priceless. Here are some …

4 important lessons to help you be more productive

Everybody would like to get more of the right things done. But how does Stoicism fit into all of this? The word "productivity" seems new and sleek …

John Cena deadlifts 602 pounds: What fuels the WWE superstar at 40? Diet plan and workout routine

John Cena follows a seven-meals-a-day diet with masses of protein and a strict 5-day muscle-building split-workout routine, to stay in shape.<p>WWE …

How to Make at Least $1,000 Your First Month of Ecommerce

Growing your brand and acquiring customers during the first month of business is crucial, even if you're not profitable.<p>CEO of The Media Captain<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The thought of making money while you sleep is enticing. Imagine waking up in the morning to …

eCommerce

Dividend Stocks in 2017: 7 Stats Everyone Should Know

If you're a dividend investor as we head into 2017, or you're considering becoming one, there are some things you ought to know that can strengthen your conviction. Dividend stocks are terrific ways to build your wealth, so be sure to give them plenty of consideration -- and perhaps plenty of your …

Investing

Promote Your Blog On These 30 Places

Social Media channels are one of the best ways to promote your blog content, but you shouldn’t stop there. Besides Social Media, there are more …

Infographics

3 Ways to Actively Plan for Your Retirement

Actively planning for the future is all about developing more efficient habits.<p>Entrepreneurs and small business owners tend to be very passionate about their work and don't often think about their retirement as much as they should. And I'm totally with these folks; fingers crossed, I'll be working …

I’m running Android apps on a Chromebook, and it’s dope

Google said the Google Play Store was coming to Chrome OS, and now it’s finally here — in the developer channel of Chrome OS 53. (Eventually it will come to the beta and stable channels.) I’ve been playing with it today, and let me tell you, it’s liberating.<p>I should say up front that not every app …

Apps

3 Great Stocks for Your Roth IRA

Image source: Southern Company.<p>The wonderful thing about Roth IRAs is that you pay taxes when you put money in and get to avoid taxes when you pull money out, which makes these accounts the perfect place to stash dividend-paying stocks. <b>Emerson Electric</b> , <b>Caterpillar Inc.</b> , and <b>Southern Company</b> are …

Investing

10 Things to Remember When You’ve Lost Your Motivation

<i>The biggest and most complex obstacle you’ll ever have to overcome is your mind. If you can overcome that, you can overcome anything.</i>Have you ever …

Motivation

Xiaomi Mi Box Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET

Roku rules the streaming box market -- as well as our reviews -- and just unleashed a five-pack of updated boxes. The cheapest with 4K resolution costs $80.<p>That price leaves an opening for Xiaomi to swoop in and compete. The Chinese manufacturer is now selling a 4K-capable streamer box called the …

Mobile Technology

Netflix Launches Fast.com, New Tool To Check Your Internet Speed

Netflix is all about optimization these days. Just weeks ago, the company introduced new tools to help you measure how much cellular data you use. Now, it wants you to help you get a handle on the speed of your web connection too: with its new website fast.com, you can immediately test your home …

Televisions

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?

Home Improvement

5 Ways Agile Project Management is Like Running a Marathon

It took me just shy of 48 years, but I finally ran my first half-marathon on February 7, 2016 (Super Bowl Sunday – Go Broncos). I had extra “Lifetime …

The Documents You Need to Apply for a Mortgage

When it comes time to apply for a mortgage in 2016, you might be surprised at how much documentation you'll need when applying for a home loan.<p>J.D. Crowe, president of Southeast Mortgage in Lawrenceville, GA, says most of the documentation should be familiar to you if you have applied for a …

Personal Finance

How To Be Happy: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

We all wanna be happier, right?Thing is, depression is at epic levels. More people are unhappy and they’re getting miserable at an even younger …

Happiness

The Average American's Tax Deductions -- How Do Yours Compare?

Image source: www.stockmonkeys.com.<p>The Internal Revenue Service recently released its preliminary statistics from the 2014 tax year, which showed that a total of 148,686,586 tax returns were filed, with an average adjusted gross income of $65,020. Included in the information are statistics on …

Retirement

6 books you should read if you want to start a business

As an academic I have very little time to read non-academic papers and books. That said, non-academic material is often invaluable as a source for my …