benjie remando

27 Added | 1 Magazine | 2 Likes | 1 Follower | @bench157 | Keep up with benjie remando on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “benjie remando”

German police say they prevent repeat of New Year Cologne assaults

COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) - German police said on Sunday they had prevented a repeat of the assaults and robberies suffered by hundreds of women in …

North Africa

The 3 Worst Communication Mistakes Professionals Make

When it comes to communicating effectively, however, many professionals fall into common communication traps that undermine their authority and obscure their message. In the March issue of More magazine, Dee Soder, founder of executive advisory firm the CEO Perspective Group, details three top …

Public Speaking

8 Things You Should Never Say In A Job Interview

Beyond being late and looking like a slob, there are a few things that you should NEVER say during a job interview.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Twitter</b>

Employment

Here's How To Answer The Dreaded 'What's Your Greatest Weakness' Interview Question

All job seekers dread this question. If you're not prepared, it can trip you up and throw you off.<p>Bernard Marr, a global enterprise performance expert and a best-selling business author, wrote in a recent LinkedIn post that the reason some interviewers like to ask about weaknesses is to gain …

Employment

15 Tips For Writing An Excellent Email Subject Line

If so, you're making a big mistake. The subject line often determines whether an email is opened and how the recipient responds.<p>We asked career, email, and marketing experts to offer their best tips for crafting the perfect subject line. Whether you're looking for a job, emailing co-workers, or …

Creative Writing

How To Wow Everyone In A Meeting And Leave Them Wanting More

In fact, meetings, with their committee mentality and tendency to perpetually defer decisions, were invented in large part to thwart new ideas, says Al Pittampalli, author of "Read This Before Our Next Meeting." "That doesn't mean it's impossible to sell your ideas. But you will need some courage …

InterAct

3 Public Speaking Secrets From The Most Successful TED Talks

At least that is according to Carmine Gallo, author of the new book "Talk Like TED." To write it, Gallo combed through 500 talks to find lessons that could help anyone who has to give a pitch or a presentation.<p>What makes a TED Talk pop? For Carmine, it's a combination of making an emotional …

Public Speaking

Who was the real St Patrick?

The details of St Patrick’s life remain murky – but tracking his legendary footsteps across Ireland is both peaceful and spectacular.<p>Those who wish to pay homage to St Patrick on 17 March could attend a parade, don an outlandish green costume or swig a pint (or several – twice as much Guinness …

Ireland

Let Georgia be a lesson for what will happen to Ukraine

Crimeans vote tomorrow in an illegal "referendum" which will lock them into Russia's embrace. After this vote, and the takeover by Russian troops of the southern Ukraine peninsula, Vladimir Putin will claim he has legal justification for further military build-up and direct armed attack. How do I …

How your brain works – video

The size of a small cauliflower, the human brain is the most complex organ in your body. It squeezes out 70,000 thoughts a day. But where does it store information? And how does it generate flights of fancy? Explore the inner workings of your personal ideas factory

Insight - Equatorial Guinea seeks to shake off 'oil curse' image | Reuters

MALABO (Reuters) - On land cleared of tropical forest, gleaming new office towers, apartment blocks, homes and highways dazzle the eye in Equatorial Guinea, Sub-Saharan Africa’s No. 3 energy producer where oil and gas revenues have fed a frenzy of construction.<p>A general view of the world's first …

Oil slicks spotted in search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane

This blog has ended. Read our latest news story Vietnam air force spots oil slicks consistent with crash at sea Plane en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing Boeing 777 was carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew Passengers are from 14 nationalities, mostly Chinese

Israel brings arms ship to dock, hopes to shame Iran | Reuters

EILAT, Israel (Reuters) - A ship seized by the Israeli navy on suspicion of smuggling arms from Iran to the Gaza Strip docked on Saturday in Israel, which planned to put the cargo on display in hope of denting Tehran’s rapprochement with the West.<p>An Israeli Navy boat escorts the Panamanian-flagged …

Libya threatens to bomb North Korean tanker if it ships oil from rebel port | Reuters

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya threatened on Saturday to bomb a North Korean-flagged tanker if it tried to ship oil from a rebel-controlled port, in a major escalation of a standoff over the country’s petroleum wealth.<p>The entrance of the Es Sider export terminal where a North Korean-flagged tanker has …

Russia is corrupt, but its markets are bargains

LONDON (MarketWatch) — It is a long time since anyone harbored any illusions about the Russian President Vladimir Putin. It is has been clear to …

Stock Markets

Putin: U.S. treats foreigners like lab rats

Nikola Tesla's ashes spark row between Serbian scientists and Orthodox church

Officials face backlash after decision to move inventor's remains from Tesla museum in Belgrade and rebury them in church<p>A furious dispute has erupted between Serbian scientists and the Orthodox church after it was announced that the remains of the inventor Nikola Tesla will be reburied in a church.<p>…

Log In or Sign Up to View

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.

This Interview Question Gets Surprisingly Honest Answers

That's why Kim Reed Perell, CEO of digital advertising company Adconion Direct, has an unusual question she likes to pose to prospective hires: <b>"What would your past employer want to change about you?"</b><p>She often also asks the variation: "What would your former colleagues like to change about …

Employment

The photography of Bill Henson

View Gallery<p>Bill Henson is a prolific Australian photographer. He is primarily known for his work with adolescents, which addresses sexuality and …

Camouflage Photo Series Shows Just How Well Snipers Can Hide in Plain Sight

We spend all day staring at pixels, but really, just how good is our vision when it comes to noticing the small details in photographs? Well, I can’t …

Opinion

Letters to the Editor<p>On this day

Angela Merkel dents David Cameron's hopes for overhaul of European Union

The German Chancellor gives David Cameron only limited support for EU reform agenda<p>Angela Merkel has offered limited backing for David Cameron’s European Union reform agenda on issues such as benefits tourism, but warned that Conservative hopes of fundamental change in the EU will end in …

Scientists in Japan to put Stars-2 satellite into orbit to trial space cleanup

Space Tethered Autonomous Robotic Satellite-2 designed to harness space debris and make orbital lanes safe for exploration<p>It sounds like an idea for a niche movie aimed at sci-fi anoraks: a floating magnetic net that harnesses tonnes of wayward space junk and makes the overcrowded orbital lanes …

Armed standoff in pro-Russian region raises Ukraine tension | Reuters

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) - The United States told Russia to demonstrate in coming days that it was sincere about its promise not to intervene in Ukraine, after armed men seized the regional parliament in a mainly ethnic Russian region and raised the Russian flag.<p>Crimea, the only Ukrainian …