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6 Apps That Can Help You Drink More Water

I suck at drinking water. It wasn't until I went to the hospital for migraines when I was younger that my family realized I have a habit of just not …

Apps

This 1 Mistake Will Get Your Cover Letter Tossed By Hiring Managers | Inc.com

Do hiring managers read cover letters? If you ask most job seekers today, they think not. That's because they apply online to dozens of jobs and never hear back. I've had more than a few job seekers tell me, "If the hiring manager read my cover letter, they'd know why I'm perfect for the job. I …

Employment

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Organize Your Financial Documents With These 10 Helpful Categories

Can you quickly locate last year’s income tax return? Do you have the contents of your wallet and your account information recorded somewhere in case it is stolen? Can you find your homeowners insurance policy? If you can’t answer ‘yes’ to these three questions – don’t panic – but you may need to …

Income Tax

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 July 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>June 29, 2018<p>In the wake of the Tesla Roadster’s launch last November, XING Mobility took a sip from the same cup in the …

New Zealand

What Happened When I Got Rid Of Everything In My House That Doesn’t Spark Joy

Do socks really “spark joy?” This writer went through (nearly) every item in her house with some surprising results.<p>I hate clutter. Growing up, my favorite book (and the only one I kept from my childhood) was <i>The Boxcar Children</i>, a story of four orphans who live in an abandoned train car with few …

Minimalism

31 Garage Organization Ideas…to whip yours into SHAPE!!

As much as we try, our garage is always a mess.It’s a 3-car garage but we only have 2 cars, so the 3rd bay is used for tools and lawn stuff and DIY …

Workbenches

Detailed Routine Using Evernote for Tasks and Tracking

This post covers an update of how I am using Evernote as my task manager, and in my daily routine. I had covered some of this in my Using Evernote …

Remember Everything with Evernote: 30+ of the Best Tips and Tricks

You just had a brilliant idea, discovered a great article, or have been put in charge of your team's meeting notes. You need a place to save it all. …

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

RVs

How to monitor all 3 credit scores free on iPhone

There are lots of finance apps available for iPhone these days. Some of them make tasks that used to be painfully irritating easier than ever — like monitoring your credit report and viewing your credit scores. Even better, if you have the right combination of finance apps, you can regularly …

How to Declutter Your Home and Keep it That Way

Are you wondering how to declutter your home and keep it that way? I have always had a huge problem with clutter. No, I’m not talking clutter like an …

This Simple Trick Will Help You Quantify ANYTHING On Your Resume

As a candidate or an employee, you need to justify the cost of your employment. How can you demonstrate your value? The answer is to quantify, …

Infographic: 7 Important Resume Updates You Might Have Missed

Just as fashion trends change from decade to decade, so do job search and hiring trends. And job seekers who don’t keep up with the trends are going …

Rubio mischaracterizes Cruz's statement on birthright citizenship

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz picked up their immigration battle at another presidential debate, with Rubio accusing his rival of …

How to Become a Runner Even if You Think You Hate Running

Build a runner's body — and bragging rights — in weeks.<p>Non-runners tend to share one distinct talent: They're brilliant at making excuses. But unless you're legitimately injured, there's no good reason to write off one of the simplest physical activities — regardless of your current fitness …

New Year, New Career: How to Land Your Dream Job in 2014

For individuals who want to take the next step in their career, January is a great time to double down on their efforts, and jump-start their job …

How to Get Your Resume Past the System and Into Human Hands

Landing an interview for a position in a giant organization can feel impossible if you don’t have any personal connections. People often blame the …

Job Seekers Recruited via Social More Likely to Be Hired

As newly graduated students and the recently unemployed look for open positions in a difficult job market, companies are on the lookout for new …

5 TED Talks for Job Search Inspiration

Let’s face it: Job hunting is kinda boring at best, grueling and soul crushing at worst. Sometimes you need a little lift when you’re perpetually …

Keywords – Will They Make Sure You Get The Job?

How many times have you been told not to use the same old cliché sayings in your CV? How many times have you heard that employers are tired of …

How to Turn The Dreaded “How’s the Job Search Going?” Question Into Opportunity

Dealing with the rejection and subsequent dejection that often accompanies an extended job search can be difficult. And then someone has to come …

How To Stand Out To Employers When Applying Online

In this day and age, it’s crucial to stand out during your job search. Otherwise, your resume gets buried – unread and unnoticed.<p>This is a common …

[INFOGRAPHIC] How Recruiters Use Social Media 2012

<i>This infographic appeared in Business Insider.</i><p>LinkedIn overwhelmingly trumps Facebook and Twitter as the social network recruiters use to search for …

Why Do Companies Use ATS Anyway?

Increasingly, companies are using electronic resume reading software known as Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). They are using ATS because:<p>Equal …

How To Use Facebook Graph Search For Your Job Search

Facebook’s new Graph Search feature puts the network on par with LinkedIn for job search. While most people consider LinkedIn the primary social …

4 Killer Tactics to Get Your Resume Read - Job

4 Killer Tactics to Get Your Email and Resume Read<p>Standing out from the crowd and being memorable are the keys to moving forward in a tough job …

How Writing Regularly Changed My Life (and How You Can Get Started)

I’m not going to tell you that you should write every single day, nor am I going to list out reasons that would make my arguments general enough for …

Creative Writing

6 Ways to Find Employer Contact Information

It’s the crux of modern-day job seekers: They're often told that to stand out from other candidates, they need to contact members of an organization …