Amanda Haas

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3 Ways To Develop Transferrable Skills In Your Current Job

This Google recruiter shares how he leveraged his skills to change careers, from sales to recruiting.<p>My first job out of college was in sales. Today I’m a recruiting manager at a global tech company in Silicon Valley. I’m also a podcaster. The one thing that connects the dots of my career …

Employment

What You Haven't Considered About The Dark Side Of Friendships At Work

We spend the majority of our waking hours at work, so making friends there is natural. But have you considered the down sides to company collegiality?<p>With organizational culture and who your peers are often dictating who takes roles and stays in them, it’s worth considering both the good and the …

How Ellen Pompeo Got Exactly What She Wanted from Hollywood

The "Grey's Anatomy" star talks salary negotiations, #MeToo, and advice from George Clooney.<p>Ellen Pompeo is a certified career badass. She's currently the highest paid dramatic television actress, earning upwards of $20 million per year, and has carved out an equally impressive second career for …

These Are The Emails You Should Send When You Start A New Job

When you start a new job, one of your first things you should do is build relationships with your coworkers.<p>It’s your first week on the job, and age-old wisdom tells you that it’s important that you make a splash and hit the ground running.<p>But, uhhh . . . how? What the heck are you supposed to say …

Employment

What Best Motivates You at Work? When 200,000 Employees Were Asked, This was Their No. 1 Response

Hint: It's not about the money, money, money.<p>When you're motivated, you feel energized. You're ready to take things on, get things done, push things forward. Projects get moved along; emails get answered; you move along with pep in your step.<p>When you're unmotivated, it's hard to get started. You …

Employee Engagement

Where top chefs go out to eat in New York

The Lobster Club. Photo: Stephanie Noritz/Bloomberg<p>It seems everyone is a restaurant expert these days, from your overly opinionated office mate to …

Greenwich Village

3 New TED Talks on Overcoming Failure and Why You Should Listen

Listening to other leaders who have overcome failure is a great way to grow and learn how other handle adversity.<p>As an entrepreneur failure is inevitable and that's why I enjoy listening to other leaders who have overcome failure and how they did it. Recently I have found three TED talks that I …

Motivation

Could the Starbucks of Taiwan Become the Starbucks of Everywhere Else?

The bakery and café chain is making significant inroads across the western half of the United States. (Fingers crossed for the other half, real soon.)<p>…

All Gifts

27 High-Protein Dinner Recipes Under 500 Calories

Healthy Eating

One Of Asia's Leading HR Execs Discusses How Big Data Can Help You Hire Smarter

Is it possible to predict if your team’s best performer is going to leave you in six months?<p>Or if that unassuming interview candidate is going to be your “rockstar” trader within the year?<p>In a few companies in Asia, you can. Welcome to the world of people analytics.<p>I had the privilege of speaking …

Evicted for a Debt the Price of a Meal: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.<p>“As the Nation’s Capital Booms, Poor Tenants Fave Eviction Over As Little As $25,” Terrence McCoy, <i>The Washington Post</i><p>Her mother told her to always maintain poise, no matter the indignity, so she awoke …

Los Angeles

You Can Now Pay $2,000 To “Glamp” On This Midtown Manhattan Roof

Imagine sleeping under the stars, the gentle hum of crickets lulling you to sleep. Sounds nice, right? The W Hotel in Manhattan is attempting to channel the charm of camping with what it calls the “Extreme Wow Outdoor Glamping Suite,” which offers guests the chance to doze off under the glow of …

artisanal

Silicon Valley's Housing Crisis Easing Up, Finally

A drop in funding for tech startups has triggered a cooling-off of the region's torrid real estate market, and that's a good thing.<p>Looks like some air is being let out of the Bay Area's real estate market.<p>Following years of increasing employment and wealth driving up rent and property prices in San …

Silicon Valley

Clayton Kershaw says Lions QB Matthew Stafford has a better arm than him

Clayton Kershaw has one of the best arms in Major League Baseball. He’s won the Cy Young Award three times, threw a no-hitter and has been a dominant …

The Vegetarian Taco Recipe You'll Want to Make Every Night

Sure, some tacos can be greasy and unhealthy, but the true beauty of the dish is that your ingredient options are essentially limitless, which means …

Cooking

Jill Abramson sexism truthers are wrong — pay disparity or not!

<b>Jill Abramson (AP/Evan Agostini)</b><p>It’s not controversial to point out that institutional sexism hurt Abramson. So why does it make people so mad?<p>Katie McDonough<p>May 15, 2014 6:38pm (UTC)<p>Despite a lot of heavy speculation, no one knows the exact circumstances behind Jill Abramson's abrupt departure …

Let’s break into the FBI! Before Snowden and Manning, there was “1971”

<b>A recreated scene from "1971."</b><p>Four decades later, lefties who stole secret files and got away with it come clean on a heist that changed history<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>April 23, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Long before Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning, and even before Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (although …

In Freezing Winnipeg, Climbable Koosh Balls Keep You Warm

Watch An 11-Year-Old Kate Middleton Perform In My Fair Lady

In the great tradition of British muckraking, the <i>Daily Mail</i> somehow tracked down a video of an 11-year-old Kate Middleton performing in a play at St. …

Gallery-Worthy Wall Art, All Under $50

That thing that separates a house from a home — the cozy factor, if you will — doesn't come from the number of designer pillows you have stacked on …

Thanksgivukkah Watch: Pumpkin Custard Kugel

Re-Imagining Your Career, Constantly

What flux means for the future of creative careers–and how you can excel at coping with it.<p><i>As editor of</i> Fast Company<i>, Robert Safian lives at the intersection of design, technology, and creativity–monitoring the pulse of new trends in our businesses and our careers. In a 2012 cover story, he coined</i> …

Career Development

in Arts & Entertainment onSep 11, 2013 11:00 am

<i>Chicago and jazz, like chocolate and peanut butter, are two great tastes that go great together. The Windy City was one of the early incubators of</i> …

In the Shadow of Cloud Gate

Nightwatch™

Good Morning Friends! I captured this epic #sunset 1 Year ago today! Have a bright Sunday!

Good Morning Chicago!!