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17 Perfect Responses To "Do You Have Any Questions For Me?" During A Job Interview

"What do you like about working here?"<p>—Dylinquency<p>"Ask them their favorite aspects, challenges, overall experience of working there. You'll be surprised how well received it is. It shows that you are interested, but also that you still have a decision to make. Plus, people like talking about …

A 15-minute quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

But there are indeed differences between people that can be tested.<p>One of the most common, preferred ways psychologists use to measure personality is what's called the "Big Five": extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience.<p><b>Want to skip to the quiz?</b> …

9 ways to be more persuasive every day, backed by research

Think about all the extremely successful people you know. I guarantee they're incredibly good at selling themselves, selling their ideas — in short, they're incredibly good at persuading other people.<p>Maybe that's because selling is the one skill everyone needs to be successful?<p>But being persuasive …

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12 Powerful Gratitude Practices That Bring Joy

<b>“Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” ~A. A. Milne</b><p>Gratitude didn’t come …

Happiness

How to get over a breakup, according to science

There are few universal truths on which we, as humans, can agree upon: The USB cable is always upside down on the first try, everyone poops, and …

Relationships

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

5 Different Ways of Thinking—That Aren't All About Positivity

As a life coach and self-help author, I’ve spent years observing successful people. What do they have in common? What do they do differently? Do they …

Self-improvement

Effective Alternative Treatments for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Effective Alternative Treatments for Generalized Anxiety Disorder<p>Updated on June 8, 2018<p>What Anxiety Feels Like<p>What are these constant thoughts that …

Anxiety

7 Surprising Stress Mistakes You Might Be Making

Oops?<p>When it comes to stress, you might be your own worst enemy.<p>Sure, external factors are a huge contributor to an uptick in anxiety ― but what about those times where it seemingly comes out of nowhere? Or what about when that situation you’ve been mulling over only seems to intensify?<p>It turns out …

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

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A Guide to Note Taking For Students

A big part of your success in college will come down to <b>how effectively you take notes</b> when in class, or watching a lecture online. Effective note …

The Do’s and Don’ts of Good Homework Policy

If teaching time in school is used effectively, not much homework needs to be given, writes MS teacher Cheryl Mizerny. "When I do give homework, I …

Sweet Tooth Doesn't Only Ruin Your Health, But Also Your Mind And Productivity

Obesity is a prevalent problem across the world. Take America as an example, the national obesity rate is now estimated at 35.5%, which is …

These Creative Interview Questions Can Reveal The Ideal Job Candidates

Forget asking what kind of animal they’d be. Here’s how to use creative techniques to find the best talent.<p>We’ve all heard the weird questions that some hiring managers like to use in interviews.<p>A recent Accountemps survey found a that offbeat questions are still alive and well. Some notable …

Employment

How to get kids to stop melting their brains with endless screen time

If your kids spend too much time in front of a screen, you still have time to rein that behavior in.<p>Last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics …

Parenting

A Quick Technique To Stay Positive When You're Feeling Down

We all like to think of ourselves as the woman warrior, the indomitable female the can-do girl who lives every moment with intensity and attention. But, alas, we are human and we have our down days and up days and in-between days. The days when we don't feel as positive or as motivated as we might …

Finally, science explains why you shouldn't put tomatoes in the fridge

NEW YORK If you buy tomatoes from John Banscher at his farmstand in New Jersey, he’ll recommend keeping them out of the fridge or they’ll lose some …

How Mindfulness Could Change Your Career

October 17, 2016<p>Here are three of the many ways in which adopting this effective form of meditation can improve your experiences at work, in both …

Is Your Employee Ready to Be a Manager?

You have an ambitious team member who’s asking to be promoted to manager. He’s great at his job, but is he really ready to lead? How do you judge his skills and experience? What’s the best way to measure his potential?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>As a manager, you’re always on the lookout for the next …

Employment

7 Mind-Bending Facts About Dreams

Why do some people have nightmares while others really spend their nights in bliss? Like sleep, dreams are mysterious phenomena. But as scientists …

What your handwriting says about your personality

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider<p>Graphology, the science of analyzing handwriting for personality traits, has been around since the days of Aristotle.<p>Today, it's used for a variety of purposes, from criminal investigations to understanding your health. Some employers even use handwriting analysis to …

This Is How To Deal With Psychopaths And Toxic People: 5 Proven Secrets

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i>Wrong. The experts are …