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3 Tips To Get Your Resume In The ‘Yes’ Pile

When you are writing a resume, it is important to know how employers will review it. That way, you can make sure your resume will be noticed out of …

Employment

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés - Quartz

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

Ten Mistakes 90% Of Job Seekers Make

The biggest problem facing job-seekers today is the abysmal state of the recruiting process in many or most medium-sized and large employers.<p>The broken recruiting apparatus makes it even harder than usual for a talented job-seeker to get a great job.<p>Job ads are opaque and unfriendly. When you …

Employment

Revealed: 20 of the toughest interview questions you could face

Candidates have revealed the most difficult interview questions they have ever faced, including ‘What am I thinking right now?’ and ‘How would your enemy describe you?’<p>Preparation is vital ahead an interview, but no amount of planning would likely help you answer some of these bamboozling questions.<p>…

Employment

Six Techniques to Get Sharper Photos Without Spending a Dime

Every photographer is always on a quest for sharper photos, but many only have a vague idea of how to actually create sharper images. The obvious is …

Framing

7 productivity apps every professional should download

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>We rounded up seven apps every professional should buy. They won't do <i>all</i> the legwork for you, but if you're looking to get organized or …

How to stay secure on public Wi-Fi

When spending time at a cafe, airport or waiting room, we're usually happy just to have Wi-Fi access to help us work or entertain ourselves. We don't …

17 Essential Tools for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the biggest challenges we face as entrepreneurs is staying on top of everything. You have to respond to emails, make sure your website works perfectly, organize projects, keep in touch with your network, and avoid getting …

5 Mental Biases That Are Keeping You Poor

Keys to overcoming these roadblocks to wealth.<p>Our brains are not naturally wired to make the kinds of decisions that lead to long-term financial …

9 of the best new cruise ships launching in 2017 | CNN Travel

Travel

This Simple Ancient Japanese Technique Can Relieve Stress and Anxiety in Under 10 Minutes

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …

How to Listen to Podcasts: A Guide That Still Has to Be Written in 2015

With lots of GIFs and pictures.<p>To<p>stealadapt a line from <b>Re/code’s</b> co-founder Walt Mossberg: Podcasts are just too hard to listen to, and it isn’t your fault.<p>And that’s a shame, both because it’s <i>almost 2016</i> and because podcasts are great (I may be a little biased). Plus, they’re free, which makes the …

The 10 Most Popular Podcasts of 2015

It may be hard to believe, but podcasts turn 10 years old this year. The podcast first took off back in 2005, when Apple added them to iTunes.<p>Today’s …

17 Underrated Bands You Need To Listen To ASAP

Here's your chance to say, "I heard them first."

Indie Music

Your Favorite New Musicians Of 2016 (So Far)

It's only June and this year is already jam-packed with remarkable new artists who've released some of 2016's most memorable music. These are artists who released their very first songs or first full-length albums so far this year.<p>Last week we asked for your picks for the best new artists from …

New Music

Asheville’s musicians are blending traditional and contemporary sounds, and the results are phenomenal

ASHEVILLE JUST HAS this energy, a toe-tapping, finger-snapping, make-you-want-to-dance-even-if-you-don’t-know-how aura that’s undeniable. It’s in …

This week's best podcasts: Serial's impact, Vox Tablet ends, FOUND begins

Thousands may listen to Syed’s new trial; one of the longest running podcasts stops at 500 episodes; scraps of paper inspire heartfelt stories<p>If the growing influence of podcasts has somehow escaped your notice, look no further for evidence than Serial, whose outsized popularity helped draw …

Comedy

20 Great New British Artists to Watch

Wolf Alice, Låpsley, Stormzy and more<p>20<p>By<p>Beyond its long-standing role at the vanguard of electronic music, Britain is on the international radar …

Music

10 Best Heavy Metal Documentaries

10 Best Heavy Metal Documentaries<p>Updated on December 17, 2017<p>These Movies Truly ROCK!!<p>Those of you who regularly follow my column (all two of you) …

The Ultimate Guide to Streaming 2015's Best TV Shows for Free

There was so much great television this year that critics nationwide lamented the first-world problem of simply having too much TV. In all, there …

10 Mind-Blowing Books That People Who Love Thinking Can't Miss

P.J. O’Rouke once said, “Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.”<p>While I do think there is a place for …

Books

The Origin Story of Marie Kondo’s Decluttering Empire

“The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” Marie Kondo’s mega-selling how-to of minimalism—a tidy blend of confessional autobiography, life philosophy, decluttering strategies, and clothes-folding tips—arrived in America in late 2014. Since then, it has inspired a will to discard, it seems, in a …

The 15 Best Books of 2015

Rewarding reflections on time, love, loss, courage, creativity, and other transformations of the heart.<p>In the spirit of treating my annual best-of reading lists as a sort of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse, reflecting not aspirational priorities for the new year but what proved most worth …

Literature

Norway was ranked as the best place to live in the world — here's why

<b>Norway ranked as the best place to live</b> in the United Nation's annual Human Development Report. It ranked the highest out of nearly 200 countries.<p>The report examines factors including education level, financial wealth, sense of security, and life expectancy, and then ranks the countries based on …

Why You Should Read Books From Every Country

Reading books from a narrow set of countries severely limits our literary experienced. We should read books from around the world for a wider …

Books

Books To Read While You Wait For George R.R. Martin To Finish 'GoT'

There are other books in the sea.<p>George R.R. Martin recently ‘fessed up that the final installment of <i>Game of Thrones</i> won’t be done anytime soon -- or at least not quickly enough to please his ravenous fans, whose love for him has proven to have limits.<p>If you’re of the hungrier and hungrier …

Books

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children<p>For modern families, the adage “food is love” might well …

Parenting

Hunter S Thompson's son: 'Whatever my father's virtues, he was a basket case'

Juan Thompson attempts to humanize the ‘crazy gonzo journalist’ without giving in to sentiment in his new book recounting his father’s ‘dysfunctional’ life<p>Hunter S Thompson was known for lots of things: the frenetic pace of his writing, his fondness for guns, smoking with a clear plastic filter …

Media Industry

25 books that will stick with you and blow your mind

The best books have the potential to stick with you long after you've finished them. Some can even affect how you look at the world.<p>We've put …