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Stash raises $40 million Series C to make investing more approachable

Micro-investing app Stash has raised an additional $40 million in Series C funding, the company announced this morning, following rapid growth in terms of sign-ups from new users – 86 percent of whom are first-time investors. The startup’s app is designed to help ease people into investing by …

Reduce your fears about Array.reduce()

If you spend most of your day working with JavaScript, then you’re probably familiar with arrays and their built-in methods such as map, filter, and …

Employers Are Paying Freelancers Big Bucks for These 25 In-Demand Skills

With the right skills and some hustle, freelancing pays like a full time job.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to join the freelancer revolution? Did you know that there are thousands of freelancer jobs that pay six figures?<p>Over the past ten years, I've both worked …

A practical guide to fetch(), reduce() and formatting data from an external API

Note that each object contains a key, agency, whose value is the name of the city agency that has a job available.<p>Therefore, if we can somehow keep …

39 Essential Google Search Operators Every SEO Ought to Know

In SEO, it’s often the little things that matter.After you’ve learned the basics, you can’t stop. You need to push yourself and learn more and …

We are what we wear — and that matters a lot in job interviews

Interviews can be high-pressure. The last thing you want is to arrive at an office feeling awkward about your outfit. After working in the recruiting …

How to watch the Microsoft Build keynotes

Microsoft will soon kick off the beginning of developer conference season with its event: Build. In addition to annual updates on the performance of …

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How Do You Know Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Look for Any of These 7 Signs | Inc.com

If you're new to the employee engagement conversation, I'll cut to the chase and break it to you like this: Since 2000, Gallup research has shown that roughly 70 percent of the U.S. work force is "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" at work.<p>If your company is part of this dismal predicament and …

Employee Engagement

4 Things Great Bosses Say to a New Employee That Most Bosses Never Think to Say | Inc.com

You work hard to find, interview, and hire the right employees. They have great skills, great experience, and great attitude. So once they're hired and in the door, all you need to do is set them loose, right?<p>Not so fast. Knowing how to do a job is certainly important, but approaching a job with …

Employment

8 Conversational Habits of Smart Communicators (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

The digital era is causing a slow degeneration in our ability to verbally communicate. Specifically, the part of verbal communication that doesn't require words -- active listening.<p>This affects all generations, not just Millennials. As a Gen-Xer myself, I fully admit that being connected 24/7 to …

Text Messaging

How Do You Know Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Signs | Inc.com

Sometimes the only way you'll truly know whether a leader's skills are genuine is to measure the manager that made your life miserable against the one that had you thinking often, "This is too good to be true."<p>If you think your boss is some freak of nature and you're the luckiest person alive, I'll …

Leadership

5 Proven Ways to Boost Your Retirement Income

Why struggle through retirement financially, when a little planning now might make your future years much more comfortable? Here are five effective …