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Five Stupid Interview Questions -- And How To Answer Them

Dear Liz,<p>My current job is okay but it’s too limiting and I know I can take a step up.<p>I started job hunting in February. I’m getting interviews. That’s good.<p>I don’t mind job interviews, but I hate sitting in an interview answering stupid questions.<p>Don’t these interviewers realize how idiotic and …

Employment

This Is How Much Money You Need to Be Happy, According to Science

But not too much!<p>They say money can't buy happiness, but let's be honest, <i>they say</i> a lot of things – and they're not always right.<p>When it comes to …

Warren Buffett Says Integrity Is the Most Important Trait to Hire For. Ask These 12 Questions to Find It

It's what holds all three together or everything crumbles.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has lived by a set of awe-inspiring values and principles that has led to unbelievable success.<p>So whenever he imparts his wisdom, you want to tune in. As it relates to …

Leadership
Mark Zuckerberg

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

U.S. Supreme Court

OPEC's Oil Price Nightmare Is Coming True

The latest surge in U.S. oil output will probably hasten the country's rise to the top of the producer pile. More important, it's starting to look as …

Oil

A hotel booking site has revealed the things you should always ask for at hotel check-in to get 5-star treatment without paying for it

Staying in a nice hotel is a rare luxury for most of us, meaning that you'll want to make the most of it when you do.<p>With this in mind, travel experts at Hotels.com have shared some tips and tricks for scoring lesser-known freebies or upgrades that'll make your stay that little bit more …

Hospitality

Want To Make $75,000 A Month And Quit Your Day Job?

Have you ever wanted something so bad you can taste it? You know what I’m talking about. It’s like the “burning desire” Napoleon Hill told us about in his business classic, <i>Think & Grow Rich</i>.<p>Maybe it’s something you wanted for so long, but life got in the way. The desire faded away and never …

Entrepreneurship

How to ‘unf—k yourself’ at work, in a relationship and in life

‘Unf—k Yourself’ author Gary John Bishop tells Moneyish tips on changing the way you think to live your best life<p>It’s time to unf—-k yourself.<p>Life is …

Dow Jones

Oil Resurrection Sets Stage for Another OPEC-Shale Clash in 2018

Oil continued its revival from the biggest crash in a generation, with prices set for a second annual gain after a year marked by hurricanes, Middle …

Oil

This Millennial Couple Quit Corporate Life And Built Their Dream Business

Working together a P&G, Monique Bernstein, 28, and Elias Zauner, 25, quickly realized corporate life was not for them. Although they had great jobs—she as an associate manager of consumer and market knowledge and he as a package development engineer—they wanted more control over their professional …

Entrepreneurship

I'm 29 and Manage $100 Million — Here Are the 7 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You About Investing

No. 6: Do not fall in love with your investments.<p>At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I’m on the young side to be managing …

Investing

Long-Term Health Comes Down To Two Main Habits, Says Researcher

In the ongoing search for health and longevity, researchers have looked to parts of the world where people live the longest—the “blue zones,” which include Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Icaria, Greece; Loma Linda, California; and Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica. In these places people tend to live …

Ikigai

We Finally Know How Our Immune Cells Remember Diseases For So Long

They're like infection-fighting veterans.<p>For many of us, remembering faces from 30 years ago can be something of a challenge. But cells in our immune …

Who Will Dominate the Future of Work? Specialists or Generalists? | Inc.com

It's a common debate that is gaining more traction as we move towards the future of work: should you be a generalist or a specialist? There are pros and cons to both answers, but the best solution might be right in the middle.<p>Generalists can typically do many different things, such as a handyman …

Human Resources

Triton: hackers take out safety systems in 'watershed' attack on energy plant

In what experts are calling a watershed moment, hackers have infiltrated the critical safety systems for industrial control units used in nuclear, oil and gas plants, halting operations at at least one facility.<p>The attackers, who are believed to be state-sponsored, targeted the Triconex industrial …

Cybersecurity

Brain Science Reveals The Striking Power Of Optimism

First, the bad news. We’re living much longer than our brains were made to last. For millions of years our ancestors lived to the ripe age of 30…if they were lucky. Our brain development peaks even earlier. According to developmental molecular biologist and bestselling author John Medina, “all of …

Happiness

Ten Things Never, Ever To Include On Your Resume

Your resume is a branding document. It is not a legal document, but many people are confused about that distinction.<p>Since we have been taught for decades to write our resumes using terse, formal, governmental language like “meets or exceeds expectations” and “motivated self-starter,” it is easy to …

Employment

Oil Up on Saudi Commitment to Cut; U.S. Output Seen Rising

Oil prices settled up on Monday, as Saudi Arabia's commitments to reducing production offset a report forecasting U.S. output would again rise this year.<p>The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to cut production by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) to 32.5 million bpd …

Scientists Can Turn CO2 Into Ethanol—And They Figured It Out By Accident

In October 2016, scientists accidentally turned carbon dioxide (CO2) into ethanol, a fuel. Whoops! This unexpected result could be huge in combatting …

Carbon Dioxide

Why Warren Buffett Made $12 Billion In 2016

Warren Buffett made $12 billion in 2016 and reclaimed his position as the second richest person in the world, according to Forbes’ billionaire rankings.<p>How did he do it?<p>There are three primary reasons behind his investment performance, which helped increase his net worth to $74 billion.<p><b>1. The</b> …

Investing

Oil prices edge down ahead of OPEC, non-OPEC production cuts

Oil prices edged down on Wednesday in quiet early Asian trading as the market waits to see how OPEC and non-OPEC members carry through on planned supply cuts in the new year.<p>U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI)<p>International Brent crude oil futures<p>Trading is expected to remain thin this week …

Stocks fall after Fed rate hike, dollar and bond yields jump

HONG KONG (AP) -- Asian shares rose and oil prices touched fresh multi-year highs on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks for the moment.<p>KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.2 percent to 22,207.17 and …

Stock Markets

GOLDMAN SACHS: US shale will hit back at Saudi Arabia in 2017

Oil at US$55 is the bank's forecast for the first half of 2017, Bloomberg reports, citing parts of the report.<p>The first half next year is the period in which OPEC and 11 non-OPEC nations promised to cut supply by almost 1.8 million bpd - 1.2 million bpd from the cartel and another 558,000 bpd from …

Oil

Closing the carbon loop: Team identifies new catalyst that advances capture, conversion of atmospheric carbon dioxide

Research at the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering focused on developing a new catalyst that would lead to large-scale …

Oil Prices Pause

Global oil prices slipped on Tuesday as data showed crude output rose in most major export regions despite plans by OPEC and Russia to cut production, triggering fears the fuel glut that has dogged markets for over two years might last well into 2017.<p>International Brent crude oil futures fell 99 …

Oil is slipping as traders get jittery over the planned OPEC cut

Brent crude futures were trading at $53.89 per barrel at 1.32 GMT (8.32 p.m. ET), down 57 cents, or over 1%, from their last close.<p>West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $51.49 a barrel, down 52 cents, or 1%.<p>Traders said price falls were triggered by rising production just after last …

Oil

OPEC Agrees To First Cut In Oil Production Since 2008

For the first time in eight years, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has agreed to cut oil output, ratcheting down production by 1.2 million barrels per day in hopes of stabilizing the global oil market. News of the deal sent oil futures higher Wednesday morning.<p>With the cut, OPEC's …

Oil