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How to write the perfect cover letter, according to experts

Cover letters might seem quaint in an era when you're almost always applying for jobs online — and the first reader of your application may be a …

How to Start a Podcast for Fun and Profit

Podcasting is an excellent and affordable way to promote your business, connect with influencers, and tout your expertise. But for many people who …

Got office beef? Shake it off like Taylor Swift just did.

Swift hits the right note making up with Spotify, but experts say ongoing Katy Perry feud feels tone-deaf.<p>Don’t let bad blood at work derail your …

How to Negotiate a New Car Price Effectively

Negotiating might feel comical—like pitting an amateur against a team of professionals. But by setting the ground rules early, you can level the …

‘Barclays took my £440,000 and put me through hell’

Customers are getting caught up as banks de-risk due to money laundering laws, and the consequences can be disastrous<p>Last September Mohammad Rahman won a four-year battle for compensation for disabilities caused by clinical negligence. A court awarded him £500,000, which was paid into the current …

3-2-1 Shoulders

Short Topic<p>When it comes to weight training, the deltoids are unique. On the one hand, they're probably overtrained. That's because the delts play a …

The 7-Minute Workout That Science Says Actually Works

By now you've probably heard about the Scientific 7-Minute Workout that blew up a few years ago. If not, allow us to fill you in.<p>A recent study laid …

Workouts

How to Sew a Zipper Into Your Favorite Hoodie

Pullover hoodies are fine, but sometimes what you really want is one that zips up—especially if you’re going to layer with it on chilly winter days. …

25 Tips for Better Front Squats

<b>When in doubt, do front squats.</b><p>This is one of my favorite strength training mottos (along with "perfect practice makes perfect" and "fast sh*t is …

Bodyweight Lunge | Exercise Videos & Guides | Bodybuilding.com

• Stand erect with your feet hip-width apart, chest out, and shoulders back, maintaining the natural curvature of your spine. Your knees should be …

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings explains why he was initially an ineffective leader at his first company

"We grew very quickly, but very chaotically, and I always felt like I was half up water," Hastings said at The New Yorker's TechFest on Friday. "I was not doing a very good job as a manager."<p>The reason, according to Hastings, was a lack of honesty.<p>"I was uncomfortable about being honest with people …

How to Cast Your Windows or Android Display to a Windows 10 PC

Windows 10’s Anniversary Update brings an interesting new feature: Any PC can now function as a wireless receiver for Miracast, allowing you to view …

Windows 10

Hope for bank fraud victims: 'We were robbed of £47,000 – but the ombudsman took our side'

In what could be a breakthrough ruling for victims of banking fraud, the financial ombudsman is to order a high street bank to repay an elderly couple who lost tens of thousands of pounds in a conveyancing scam.<p>The ombudsman, which settles disputes between customers and financial services firms, …

One Arm Dumbbell Row for Back Strength

The one arm dumbbell row is a good addition to any dumbbell workout. This movement targets the upper and lower back, shoulders, biceps, and hips …

Dotdash

James Martin's brioche dough

Enriched doughs are actually really simple to make. My top tip for brioche dough is to use fresh yeast instead of dried. It’s also important to add the softened butter slowly so that you end up with a smooth, but quite sticky, dough. This will stop the baked brioche being …

A DIY Spiral Staircase Created by Layering CNC Cut Pieces of Plywood

HomeMade Modern creative director Ben Uyeda built a DIY spiral staircase using layered pieces of plywood cut with a CNC machine. Uyeda said each step …

Our Help to Buy Isa nightmares: how we've lost out

<i>Telegraph Money</i> has been inundated with emails from first time buyers since we revealed a little known flaw in the Help to Buy Isa scheme.<p>Below are some of their stories, including that of Paul Fickling, who has been forced to borrow money from family weeks before exchanging contracts after finding …

This Kid Psyched About Starting 4th Grade Is the Next 'Apparently' Kid

A similarly enthusiastic young man.<p>Kevin is freakin' pumped for fourth grade, but he's not sure whether college or high school comes next. He just made one friend last year, but he's hoping to make more this year. And dammit, he knows how to ride a bike and doesn't need any safety equipment. Kevin …

The Best Way to Peel a Hard-boiled Egg

<i>by guest blogger Caroline Praderio</i><p>Peeling hard-boiled eggs is a task I would not wish upon my worst enemy. Seriously. Here's how things usually go: After a firm tap with a spoon, the shell shatters, leaving you to pick off each infuriating little shard, and removing most of the egg white in the …

Eggs

Onion tart

This is delicious with a parsley sauce – quickly blanch a bunch of parsley then blend with a little cooking water to a smooth, thick sauce. Whizz in a knob of butter and, if you like, a drop of truffle oil, and season to taste.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the pastry</b><p>125g salted butter, cold and diced<br>• 250g …

10 Drills to Improve Your Full-Body Flexibility

In my last article, I discussed how you can begin to understand your movement limitations by establishing your flexibility and mobility in five …

20 Easy DIY Gutter Garden Ideas

Do you admire the Hanging gardens of Babylon which is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world? Maybe we cannot replicate the same put you still …

Monese, the UK banking app for immigrants and expats, finally lands on iOS

For all the hype around fintech, not least in London, Monese is a startup that has pragmatism at its heart. It’s not trying to <i>be</i> an actual bank — in the technical, banking license sense — but does enable immigrants and expats, who might otherwise find it hard to open a bank account outside of their …

Action at last on bank transfers to make them safer

Financial authorities have finally proposed introducing a ‘confirmation of payee capability’ to the payments system, likely requiring some form of ID<p>Guardian Money has long argued that UK bank transfers need some simple but important reforms that would stop a great deal of bank fraud in its tracks, …

Taste test: peanut butter, strawberry jam, seeded breads and sourdough

Food writer Felicity Cloake tests the best breads and spreads (with help from Wilf the dog)

Shop Stools, Classic Joinery, First-Time Welding, a DIY Bluetooth Speaker and More

<b>Old-School Joinery Shop Stool</b><p>Jesse de Geest, a/k/a the Samurai Carpenter is back in fighting form, finally bringing us a new furniture build! This …