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8 Things Recruiters Notice About Your Resume at First Glance (and 4 Things That Don't Matter)

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>When recruiters look through a stack of resumes for candidate screening, what is the vital information …

Here’s What a Mid-Level Professional’s Resume Should Look Like

<i>Great experience doesn’t automatically equate to an impressive resume. Learn how to craft a resume that stands out from the crowd.</i><p>As your career …

26 MORE tech skills worth a $100,000+ salary

But the hot tech one year is not the next.<p>Job site Dice.com recently published its 2015 Salary Survey, which named the highest-paying tech skills right now.<p>And many skills pay more than $110,000, as we recently reported. But there are plenty more skills that can net you a six-figure salary.<p>Of …

8 Tips to Gather Experience to Land Your Dream Job

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many college graduates and people who want to change careers have a difficult time getting the job they want because they lack experience. But companies often hire people who already have the experience, leaving a host of smart and driven …

The Real 'Mad Men' Diaries: Was There Really That Much Sex in the Office?

Video shot and edited by Nate Skid and John Picklap<p>The horniest executives of the Mad Men days seemed to work at Y&R.<p>So recalls former Ogilvy …

Seven ways to slay the competition in your next interview

Congratulations! You did it: you landed an interview for a sought-after position at a top-notch company. You know the competition will be fierce. Who knows how many people will be competing for that coveted slot. It's more important than ever to be at your best so that you can trounce your …

The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Multiple Sclerosis

Have You Created Your Magic List Yet?

Okay, fess up—at some point you've had your own magic list, haven't you? I just can't believe Alice and I are the only people who've written down …

Spirituality

Book

Awaken Your Authentic Self Book<p>Foreword by the acclaimed spiritual author Dennis Merritt Jones.<p>Complete acceptance of our identity is central to our …

12 Things That Will Make You Bold, Courageous and Successful

<i>Please note: This is a beautifully bold guest post from the Amazing Tess Marshall! Enjoy darlings 🙂</i><p>When we put successful people on pedestals, we …

Motivation

Anxiety Symptoms: 10 Common Signs To Watch Out For

You may be stressed out by work deadlines or an argument with your partner, but when you have anxiety, everyday common stressors like these can feel …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Day | Inc.com

Let's face it. Business is busy.<p>It's easy to get wrapped up in the day-to-day and just do everything as if on autopilot, without much thought for the bigger issues at stake. I have personally been in hyperbusy mode the past few weeks. In addition to this thrice-weekly column and producing a weekly …

Time Management

5 Things Really Successful Learners Always Do | Inc.com

Many people claim to be a "lifetime learners," and with good reason. Scientists have warned that you need to keep your brain active if you want to avoid mental decay. But some people seem to learn easier and faster than others. These smart people often show creativity and innovation, and quickly …

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

Raise Your Likeability Quotient: How to Take Your Video Conferencing Skills to the Next Level | Inc.com

You may love using Skype. But chances are, Skype isn’t giving you any love in return.<p>A recent story in the Wall Street Journal has some sobering news for anyone who has turned to videoconferencing in an effort to cut travel days, work from multiple locations, or allow their staff to work remotely: …

What If You Treat Every Person You Meet This Sensational Way? | Inc.com

One of my clients is famous. Big time famous. Famous in that weird way that even people who don't know exactly what he does or why he's famous still instantly recognize him as <i>somebody</i>. (Unfortunately, I can't tell you who he is since he's a client, and mum is always the word.)<p>The same thing happens …

5 Things Really Charismatic People Do | Inc.com

You feel charisma the moment it enters the room. It's not just that someone is likable. Charismatic people draw attention. They automatically energize you and motivate you to step up, to take action. What is it about them? All in all, they are certainly likable, but it's more than that. Are they …

Charisma

Listen to Unreleased Led Zeppelin Tapes for 'Physical Graffiti'

Recordings Led Zeppelin made as they were composing their 1975 double-album <i>Physical Graffiti</i> will be available at auction next month. The Amherst, …

Guitar

Computer dating: coming soon to an operating system near you?

It might just be music to the ears of lovelorn geeks prepared to wait another 15 years to meet the love of their lives: a prominent futurologist has claimed that AI girlfriends (and presumably boyfriends) like the one played by Scarlett Johansson in the Oscar-nominated film Her could become a …

Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan Re-team for Heist Movie

Egypt puts three Al Jazeera journalists on trial | News Home | Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt put three Al Jazeera journalists on trial on Thursday on charges of aiding members of a “terrorist organization”, in a case that human rights groups say shows the authorities are trampling on freedom of expression.<p>Foreign journalists and relatives of Al-Jazeera journalists …

After 5 Rejections, Apple Accepts App That Tracks U.S. Drone Strikes

Persistence, it turns out, does pay off. After rejecting it five times, Apple has finally approved an app that tracks every U.S. drone strike and …

5 Signs a Job Candidate Isn't Everything the Resumé Says | Inc.com

You loved the resumé. You respect the referral. Skills, qualifications, experience--everything looks great.<p>Then the candidate blows the interview, sometimes within seconds.<p>Sure, interviewers make stupid mistakes. Sure, interviewers make snap decisions--often incorrect ones. But I was curious what …

Employment

6 Ways to Find Your Inner Visionary in 2014 | Inc.com

Do you feel like you've lost yourself in your business? What happened to that creative, freedom-loving person who launched that business with such a great vision in mind? She's still in there somewhere, I promise. And this may be a good time to find her. As we bring 2013 to an end, why not do a bit …

Creativity

Forget The 10,000-Hour Rule–How To Really Improve At Any Skill

The popular 10,000-Hour Rule claims that it takes 10,000 hours of working at a skill to become an expert. But research suggests that to become awesome at a skill, it’s not about quantity of time spent, it’s about quality.<p>If you’ve spent any time wondering at what makes people successful, you’ve …

Why Smoking Pot Is Not A Crime Or A 'Public Health Problem'

During his recent interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, President Obama falsely claimed that reclassifying marijuana would require an act of Congress, whereupon Tapper asked whether he would favor that change. But Obama did not want to answer that question, so instead he said this:<p>I stand by my …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

Chemicals In Your Breath Could Reveal Lung Cancer, New Research Says

A simple breath test for lung cancer got a step closer to reality today with research showing that specific compounds in the breath can indicate the presence or absence of lung cancer. Findings presented to the Society of Thoracic Surgeons 50th annual meeting showed that high-tech sensors can …