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Why I Love My $34 Timex Sport Watch

There have never been more options for fancy sport watches. You’ve got smart ones that sync to your phone and high-tech ones that show your heart …

6 things you should absolutely know how to do in Excel

You have people who absolutely love it and will sing the praises of spreadsheets all day. And, then you have the people who absolutely detest it. They'd rather lock themselves in a phone booth full of mosquitos than have to go cross-eyed looking at all of those columns and rows.<p>Admittedly, I used …

Analytics

At This School Students Just Say "No" To Self-Driving Cars And Electronic Helpers

DALTON, NH – While the auto industry is busily developing self-driving cars, that’s anathema to the students at the Team O’Neil Rally School: They want to do more with their cars.<p>“I like to be the one doing the controlling,” says Jordan Peloquin, 31, of Chicago.<p>But Peloquin and the other eight …

Teaching

House Flipping 101: Kent Clothier's Bulletproof SaaS For Making Money In Real Estate

The world has become fixated on flipping homes, emboldening television stars to become household names such as Canada-based, <i>Property Brothers,</i> featuring Jonathan and Drew Scott, or <i>Flip or Flop’s,</i> Christina and Tarek El Moussa, along with countless others. Our obsession with the fixer-upper dream …

Real Estate

Geek Deals: Lifetime Subscription to eLearnExcel Microsoft Excel School for $39

Looking to step up your game with Microsoft Excel? Want to become more efficient in your day-to-day work? Today, StackSocial is offering up a meaty …

10 things to check before submitting your résumé that many people forget

You must be exhausted and so ready to apply to your dream job.<p>However, before uploading that PDF résumé, there are a few key things to double-check.<p><b>1. Spelling</b><p>The number one thing to check on your résumé before clicking "submit" is your grammar and spelling.<p>Don't just rely on Microsoft Word to …

Employment

5 Side Hustles You Can Do at Home

Have you ever dreamed of earning more money from the comfort of your own home? Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent, a student, or someone with …

How an LLC Owner Gets Paid - Simplified

How Does an LLC Owner Get Paid?<p>The limited liability company (LLC) is a peculiar form of business type, and a recent addition to the types of …

Excel Skills For Economics Majors: What You'll Need On The Job

Econometrics is important, but a great deal of the work of economists is simply looking at data, graphing data, charting data, calculating ratios and percent changes, and performing other data manipulations. Microsoft Excel is the most used tool here, and most college students and recent graduates …

Analytics

This Discount Course Will Help You Become an In-Demand Project Manager

Study to earn an industry-renowned certification for less than $50.<p>Are you the planner in your group of friends? Are you always on time? Do you love organization, list-making, and research? Then you might have what it takes to become a project manager.<p>Dive into the Project Management Professional …

How Far Back Should My Resume Go?

Once you are out in the working world for a while, you’re going to notice that it becomes harder and harder to fit all of your past jobs on your resume.<p>Eventually you realize that you can’t include every detail of every job you’ve ever held. If you do, your resume will end up being six or seven …

Employment

15 Cars You Can Drive Forever

Cars in general have become more reliable over the years. Yet there are some models that just seem to keep rolling along, whistling past the …

15 Surprising Places You Never Considered for Retirement

When you hear the words "retirement destination," places in Arizona and Florida probably spring to mind. But broaden your horizons, and you can find …

5 Good Dividend Stocks to Own in Any Market

Admission tickets to the all-weather club aren’t cheap these days. Price-earnings ratios for companies such as Procter & Gamble (symbol PG)—the …

Best Fidelity Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

Boston-based Fidelity is the second-biggest player in the 401(k) space, managing 20 funds that rank among the largest mutual funds in 401(k) assets, …

25 Practical Blogs To Sharpen Your Coding Skills

The coding world might seem overwhelming at times – but when you pop, you can’t stop. So you might think you already know a lot, but there are always ways to sharpen your coding skills.<p>In the days of fast development, especially in the technology field, it’s hard to keep up, and the theory books …

AngularJS

How To Get Hired Without Going Through HR

I’m an HR person and I have been one since Ronald Reagan was in the White House.<p>I am an HR person, but I want you to know that your best bet as a job-seeker is to avoid the HR department. Give them a wide berth! There are so many applicants for each available job that many HR folks see their job as …

Employment
Management

The Exercise You Should Do Every Day to Get Rid Of Shoulder Pain

And the warmup you need to bulletproof your shoulders before your next hard upper-body workout<p>Shoulder expert Morey Kolber, Ph.D., C.S.C.S., discovered two big differences between lifters with shoulder pain and those without: The pain-free lifters were more likely to do external-rotation …

Learning to code isn't just for full-time developers, it can boost anyone's productivity at work — here’s how

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock We've spent a lot of time telling you about the career-related benefits of learning Python, one of the web's most versatile …

Lifehacks

Fluent in 3 Months

• <b>Author:</b> Benny Lewis<p>Benny Lewis, who speaks over ten languages—all self-taught—runs the largest language-learning blog in the world, Fluent In 3 Months. Lewis is a full-time "language hacker," someone who devotes all of his time to finding better, faster, and more efficient ways to learn languages. …

Language Learning

Conquer Diabetes and Prediabetes: The Low-Carb Mediterranean Diet

• <b>Author:</b> Steve Parker, M.D.<p>Dr. Steve Parker has created the first-ever low-carbohydrate Mediterranean diet, designed for people with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes. His science-based plan blends the healthy components of the traditional Mediterranean diet with the ease and effectiveness of low-carb …

19 TV Mini-Series That Everyone Needs To Watch

Your weekend binge-watching sorted.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Improve Your Résumé by Turning Bullet Points into Stories

You’re searching for a new job. Updating your LinkedIn profile and résumé. Describing your accomplishments in two- to three-line bullet points that start with powerful action verbs and end with quantifiable results.<p>You know the standard advice. But for the most part, recruiters aren’t calling. And …

Assess Whether You Have a Data Quality Problem

Decision makers, leaders, data scientists, and managers often must make quick assessments about whether they can trust a set of data, whether they can include it in an analysis, or whether they need it to take a new direction. While there are thousands of variants, their basic question is, “Do I …

How to Beat Swamp Crotch

Humid conditions down under are nasty. Here’s how to fight the sweat<p>Swamp crotch: hot, moist sweat that accumulates around your package and pools between your legs. (Not to be confused with swamp ass.) It’s uncomfortable and can strike whenever the temperature goes up.<p>Here's your 3-step plan to …

Five Useful Microsoft Excel Tricks You May Not Know About

If you’ve mastered the basics of Microsoft Excel and you’re looking to boost your spreadsheet skills, this visual guide explains some useful tips and …

Software

Supercharge Your Garden with this Miracle Ingredient

Did you know: Epsom salt can be your garden's greatest ally?<p>You can easily find this miracle ingredient at your local pharmacy for about $4 for a 3-lb bag.<p>While it's typically used for pain and stress relief, it's the magnesium found in Epsom salt that actually works wonders for plant growth.<p>To …

Gardening

How To Get A Blind-Spot Monitoring System For Free

Motorists are spending millions of dollars on blind-spot monitoring systems, but they could get the same protection for free from an engineering paper published two decades ago, which explained how to eliminate the blind spot with a vehicle’s existing mirrors.<p>The Society of Automotive Engineers …

Mathematics

How to Think Visually

How to Think Visually Using Visual Analogies infographic from Anna Vital gives a great variety of examples for anyone to use when you create your own …

Data Visualization