Stephanie Robertson

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Make Up Your Mind -- Am I Overqualified Or Underqualified?

Dear Liz,<p>The good news in my job search is that I hear back from a lot of employers. I’ve got two recruiters shopping my resume around, and I’ve applied for about 15 jobs via online job sites. (I know that isn’t your recommended method, but I haven’t worked up enough courage to try a Pain Letter …

Aroma of coffee percolates into the land of the cuppa tea

In London, where tea has traditionally been the go-to caffeinated beverage, filtered coffee is the new, exciting item on the menu. The Brits have …

Coffee

Why You Should Be Mixing Your Iced Coffee with Lemonade

When I got a tip that the new Brooklyn coffee roaster Supercrown Coffee was serving a drink called the Laura Palmer, and it was a mix of lemonade and iced coffee, I can't say that I was immediately swept up in excitement. <b>You don't go throwing around a Twin Peaks reference for just anything.</b> Also, …

This Is What It Takes To Inspire Your Employees

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

What Kids Need From Grown-Ups (But Aren't Getting)

Erika Christakis' new book, <i>The Importance of Being Little</i>, is an impassioned plea for educators and parents to put down the worksheets and flash cards, ditch the tired craft projects (yes, you, Thanksgiving Handprint Turkey) and exotic vocabulary lessons, and double-down on one, simple …

Pedagogy

13 Ways to Overspend at the Salad Bar—and 6 Ways to Save

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Healthy Eating

Winners Of $1.6 Billion Powerball Jackpot Sued By Prisoner

As the Powerball jackpot topped $1 billion, the frenzy grew. It was fun to dream, even if you knew you stood little chance. But often, a winner faces suits by friends, co-workers, even family. Sadly, it has now happened to the winning Robinson family of Munford, Tennessee. Jonathan Lee Riches, also …

Finance

8 IKEA Products Cleverly Repurposed as Shoe Storage

One of the beauties of IKEA products is that their simple design also makes them endlessly versatile. While IKEA makes quite a few products …

Five Signs You're Dealing With A Bully Recruiter

There are some businesses, like running an airline, that are hard to break into. You have to have a huge amount of money to get going. There are other businesses that any nitwit off the street can bust into the second they feel like it. Recruiting is that kind of business.<p>There are no barriers to …

Employment

50 of the Weirdest Laws That Still Exist in the United States

Don't share your Netflix password in Tennessee.<p>You may have already known that cheating on your spouse can result in a $10 fine in Maryland, but did you realize that the same goes for wearing a sleeveless shirt in a public park? Muscle-tanked picnickers in the Old Line State could be forced to …

How to Use Your Body Language to Become More Confident

We all pretty much know that our mood is reflected in our body language. When you think of somewhat lacking confidence or lacking enthusiasm, a …

Body Language

How Different Kinds of Caffeine Affect Your Productivity: a Semi-Scientific Study

Because speeding through your work is all that matters.<p>Earlier this week at Marie Claire Industries™, we investigated why your hair looks fire right before a haircut like it's trying to spite you. Now, we bring you more important, scientifically sound research on the subject of caffeine and how its …

Coffee and Wine. Same or different?

Breaking down the similarities between two of our favorite drinkables<p>As access to both good coffee and wine has increased throughout the world, …

37 Words and Phrases That Immediately Increase Your Credibility

Want your writing or speech to be more persuasive? These words will help.<p>If you think choosing precisely the right words doesn't matter much, you're wrong. A single word can have amazing power to change human behavior, usually without our being aware of it. Which means those who know how to use …

Self-improvement

How to Be Good at Managing Both Introverts and Extroverts

As the boss, your goal is to have all your employees operating at their peak level of energy, efficiency, and motivation—which can be a challenge when it comes to leading a team comprised of introverts and extroverts. How do you manage these vastly different personalities and work preferences? How …

Personality

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

How to fire people with dignity

<i>Nobody wants to fire anyone, but sometimes it’s your only choice as a manager. In the following excerpt from her new book,</i> It Takes More than Casual …

We taste-tested pizzas from Papa John's, Pizza Hut, and Domino's — here's who does it best

According to a 2014 study by the US Department of Agriculture, about 1 in 8 Americans ate pizza on any given day. That's a lot of pizza.<p>While local pizzerias are always a good choice, there are millions of die-hard chain pizza lovers out there. These acolytes of the Pizza Big Three are steadfast in …

Knicks coach Derek Fisher has an interesting theory on why 20-year-old rookie Kristaps Porzingis has adjusted so well to the NBA

Taken by the Knicks with the fourth pick in the draft, the 20-year-old, 7-foot-3 Latvian big man was considered a project, a player who would take a long time to develop.<p>Instead, Porzingis has shown flashes of his incredibly versatile skills early on, averaging 12 points on 39% shooting, seven …

How the NFL and NBA Corrupted America's Major Universities

This week saw two big stories develop around the big money in college sports. It makes one wonder, when did sports become more important than academics in American universities – and why?<p>The first story was how the football team at the University of Missouri was able to fire the university …

How to Work with People Who Aren’t Good at Working with People

Twenty five years after the term “emotional intelligence” was first introduced by academics, thousands of independent scientific studies have highlighted the importance of managing your own and others’ emotions in relation to career success, job performance, entrepreneurship, and leadership.<p>But …

Timeline: How one student started a protest, stopped a football team and rocked Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- He penned his will on an autumn day, his 25-year-old life summed up by his three most coveted possessions. Jonathan Butler had a …

7 Things Employers Should Know About The Gen Z Workforce

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says most people never ask themselves a question that's vital to career success

Since becoming the CEO of LinkedIn in 2009, Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the US's top executives.<p>It's not only for helping take LinkedIn to a market cap of $32 billion, but also for his oracle-like management insight.<p>In a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, in which the two …

Meetings with fans of NFL teams eyeing L.A. move have lots of passion, little sway

Joey Seimas, an air-traffic controller who made the three-hour drive from Fresno, stood at a lectern Thursday night in the elegant and cavernous Paramount Theater. On stage sat four of the NFL's top executives, in their Park Avenue business attire, listening intently to every word.<p>Seimas wore his …

NFL

Store Tour: Inside 1912 Pike Place, Seattle, USA

Welcome to where it all began<p>The first thing you notice about the original Starbucks®, located near the waterfront in Seattle’s Pike Place Market, …

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Sugar

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

16 brands with fanatical followings

But some brands have managed to cultivate tremendous loyalty from their customers.<p>Bizarrely enough, others looking to emulate this sort of success look to actual cults for inspiration, cult expert Rick A. Ross told Business Insider.<p>Cults depend on strong ideologies, differentiating worldviews, and …