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What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

A top Amazon recruiter reveals her No. 1 tip for more successful job interviews

When preparing for an interview, there's a lot to keep in mind. But if you're going to remember to do anything, Miriam Park, director of Amazon's …

A Best-Selling Author Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

Author Simon Sinek is famous for his leadership advice, including the 2011 best-selling book, <i>Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action</i>. (The book expands on the ideas put forth in Sinek's famous TED Talk, which has garnered over 33 million views and is currently the third …

TED Talks

How to answer the dreaded "tell us about yourself" question in a job interview

Interviewing for a job is very exciting — it means you got through the faceless application process — but also oh-so-terrifying. Perhaps the most …

Employment

5 Things The Anti-Sharia Movement Gets Dangerously Wrong

There's nothing more threatening to the Constitution than willful ignorance.<p>Sharia is a complex, wide-ranging, and ever-evolving set of principles that are meant to help Muslims get closer to God, according to the example set out by Islam’s founder, the Prophet Muhammad. It's a guide to life that …

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Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

How Coca-Cola Makes Most of Its Money

<b>Coca-Cola</b>'s (NYSE: KO) iconic red cans, filled with sweet sugar water, are known the world over. The company also produces Sprite, Fanta, Minute Maid, Powerade, and Dasani, but Coke remains its most popular product.<p>There are two main ways consumers can buy a Coke: They can pick up a can from the …

World's best desert hotels: 10 plush retreats | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When you think of beautiful and luxurious destinations, islands and beaches are often the first places that spring to mind. But desert landscapes offer equally dazzling views, a heightened sense of adventure -- and a decidedly less clichéd experience.<p>From Middle Eastern palaces to luxury …

How to answer one of the most awkward job interview questions you'll be asked

You too? <i>Phew.</i><p>I wish interviews were more like school exams.<p><i>"We'd like to interview you for this position next Friday at 2:30. In the meantime, here's this handy study guide. Please review all the questions we plan to ask you and prepare your answers in advance."</i><p>Since that's just wishful thinking, …

Employment

The Italian Winter Hot Spot That Should Be on Your Summer Bucket List

With its rugged mountain lodges and world-class ski slopes, Italy’s Alps may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking about a European summer getaway, but it should be—especially when talking about the Dolomites. This lesser-known region, which nears the borders of Austria and …

Italy

An Open Letter To Islamophobic Sexists

Who gives you the right to assume Muslim women are oppressed by the tenants of our faith and the words of the Holy Qur’an?<p><i>Written by Tasbeeh Muhamed & Tahira Ayub</i><p>Dear Islamophobic sexists,<p>I understand that it might seem strange to see the word “sexist” coming right after “Islamophobic.” In fact, to …

6 questions you should ask before accepting a job offer

As executive coach Karen Elizaga explains, "It's important to look at an interview as a two-way street. Of course, you want the job—but you want to make sure that wherever you land, it is a place that you want to be. Like a date, you and the employer are checking each other out for shared …

Five Good Answers To The Question 'What's Your Greatest Strength?'

Dear Liz,<p>I am job-hunting. I don’t mind going on job interviews. I usually feel like I do pretty well, but I have trouble with the question “What’s your greatest strength?”<p>I don’t like talking about myself. I hate to brag. I can just imagine that every interviewer who asks a job-seeker “What’s your …

Employment

The 10 Books Every Gardener Should Read

Unless you’re lucky enough to be surrounded by knowledgeable gardeners—whether they are parents, friends, or neighbors—you can often find yourself …

Every Muslim who speaks out is expected to own, explain and condemn any act carried out by Muslims worldwide. The same doesn’t apply to Catholics<p>There is zero chance that sharia law – as a repressive criminal code used in certain Muslim majority nations – is going to be enshrined in Australia. Zero.<p>…

Religion

10 Interview Questions To Determine If A Company Is As Inclusive As It Claims

Most employers will happily tell you they support diversity and inclusion. Your job is to find out how.<p>Ask any company whether they’re diverse and inclusive, and they’re probably going to tell you “yes.” After all, not many hiring managers would want to admit that they have trouble recruiting or …

Why That Other Guy Got the Promotion | Inc.com

You found your passion and spent months preparing. You made your best case for your skills, performance, and potential. You're as good as any of the other colleagues, as far as education and talent. But you didn't get the promotion. Some other person did... again.<p>It's normal to wonder "What's she …

Why Everyone At Your Company Should Have This Simple Job Description

For leaders of entrepreneurial organizations, nothing is more important or challenging than building the right team.<p>Startups and small businesses are dynamic environments that require people to think on their feet, identify challenges, and take unilateral action on a regular basis.<p>That’s why we’ve …

Leadership

21 Android secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

How To Answer 'Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?'

It is a shame that so many job interviewers treat a job interview as an interrogation rather than the friendly and human conversation it should be.<p>Poorly-trained interviewers not only ask intrusive and inappropriate questions of job-seekers but they also have a knack for making every question sound …

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Self-improvement

A recruiter analyzed results from 3000 tech interviews to find the most successful candidate traits

<i>Aline Lerner is co-founder and CEO of interviewing.io, a platform for hiring vetted, senior software engineers. This post originally appeared at interviewing.io blog.</i><p>The first blog post I published that got any real attention was called “Lessons from a year’s worth of hiring data.“ It was my …

The 50 greatest train journeys on Earth

Unless you are one of the poor souls condemned to the purgatory of Southern Rail, train travel as a rule is something that, almost two centuries after Robert Stephenson’s invention of the Rocket, remains one of the most civilised ways of getting from A to B.<p>It offers the opportunity to admire …

How to Go Viral on LinkedIn | Inc.com

Want your content to go viral on LinkedIn?<p>Here's what the network says works best on the world's largest online platform for professionals.<p>LinkedIn recently released its list of "top voices" from 2016, and in the process shared what made those bloggers so successful on the platform.<p>"When we compare …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Two Books About Muslim Identity

<b>LETTERS TO A YOUNG MUSLIM</b><br>By Omar Saif Ghobash<br>244 pp. Picador. $22.<p><b>THE ATHEIST MUSLIM</b><b><br>A Journey From Religion to Reason</b><br>By Ali A. Rizvi<br>247 pp. St. Martin’s Press. $26.99.<p>In 1776, Thomas Jefferson’s friend Senator Richard Henry Lee expressed both of their opinions when he asserted in Congress, …

The mystical poet who can help you lead a better life

The 14th-Century Persian poet Hafiz’s work is not just very beautiful – it is useful too. Hafiz can teach us how to get the most out of our lives, writes Daniel Ladinsky.<p>Shams-ud-din Muhammad Hafiz (c. 1320-1389) is one of the most beloved poets of the Persians, and is considered by many – from …

What’s The Best Leadership Advice You Ever Received?

Wise words on rejecting popularity, seeking advice, inspiring people, and more.<p>We invited attendees of <i>Fast Company</i>’s recent Innovation Festival to share the most essential lessons they’ve learned so far in their careers.<p>“Leadership comes in many forms. Figure out how your quietness strengthens your …

5 Things That Make Bosses Look Really Unprofessional | Inc.com

Even though bosses usually are the ones who run the show, there are things even bosses do that can make them look very unprofessional--sometimes even causing their employees to resent them for their behavior.<p>Here are 5 things bosses do that make them look really unprofessional. If you're a leader, …

Leadership

The 12 Best Travel Sites And Apps You Need Right Now

Planning just got WAY easier.<p>It’s a new year, which means it’s time to start planning your next life-changing trip. But with so many options to choose from and so little time to plan, you’re gonna need some assistance.<p>Behold 12 of our favorite travel sites, popular with travel bloggers and …

This Is What You Should Never Say During a Job Interview

<i>Answer by Mira Zaslove on Quora.</i><p><b>You should never swear when being interviewed for a job.</b> Most individual words by themselves won’t really impact your …