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11 Common Interview Questions That Are Actually Illegal

1/<p>Have you ever been arrested?<p>An employer can't actually legally ask you about your arrest record, but they can ask if you've ever been convicted of …

Designing the Right Course | The Rapid E

Elearning development is multifaceted. You need to juggle all kinds of tasks: project management, working with clients and SMEs, measuring and …

eLearning

Career Article - The One Interview Question That Sinks So Many

Comments<p><b>Posted by:</b> Jeff McCormack<p>Thank you all for the great remarks - I am glad these tips were helpful.<p><b>Posted by:</b> Cornelius A<p>Thank you this is …

4 Essential Questions To Ask At The End Of A Job Interview

“I am always surprised how some interviewees tend to trail off towards the end of an interview instead of finishing strong and leaving a lasting impression,” says Zachary Rose, CEO and founder of Green Education Services, a green jobs training firm in New York City. Whether you’re a senior …

How To Use Word Of Mouth Effectively In Your Job Search

Word of mouth (WOM) is the oldest form of advertising, public relations, and spreading information. In today’s world, word of mouth has added great …

Interview Etiquette: A Complete Guide

Our friends at Rasmussen.edu have created this great guide to interview etiquette – make sure you follow their steps!<p>Pre-Interview: Research the …

5 Emerging Technologies Every Office Will Have In 2020

Back in 1975, while most desks were still furnished with manual typewriters, technology pundits were making their predictions on the future of computers in the workplace. Computers showed tremendous potential for word processing and automation, they said, but would they really ever be user-friendly …

Vine update brings new tools and channels, videos still six seconds long

Vine's offering up the latest update to the iOS version of the video sharing app. Nope, it's not an Instagram-inspired lengthening. Instead, version 1.3 brings a handful of new tools to the micro-video service, assuring that you make the best six second film possible, including grid, focus and …

Computers detecting sarcasm better than humans? Yeah, right

When I first met Mrs Moran, about 12 years ago, it was during the second great wave of mobile phone ownership. The early adopters, those prophets of …

Hacking competitions seek cybersecurity superstars

<b>As cybersecurity becomes a bigger threat for American government and businesses, high school and college students are being recruited early to help fill vacant technical positions. In Virginia, these students compete against one another for top slots.</b><p>The attack started a little after 08:00.<p>Numbers …

Cybersecurity

Twitter May Have Handed Microsoft A Huge Victory In Its War Against Google

That company has fought a long, lonely — and until now fruitless — war to get advertisers to respect the Do Not Track setting it uses by default in its Internet Explorer browser.<p>By contrast, folks at Google probably hate Twitter right now for joining the anti-tracking forces.<p>And advertisers won't …

Internet Explorer

This Tiny, Portable Laptop Stand Will Finally Fix Your Posture

“The Roost–stop hunching over your laptop,” I read, back and neck aching as usual. I had been working at my laptop like a gargoyle since early in the morning. But in the Roost, a laptop stand that’s raised almost $100,000 on Kickstarter, I’ve finally found a solution.<p>My main issue with most laptop …

Evernote for Windows 8 Adds Business Support, Two-Step Verification

Evernote today released an update for its Windows Touch application that brings a redesigned hub page, support for its Business product, and two-step verification to its users. While a move that may seem minor, the company calls them significant to help create the “best-looking, native experience” …

Apple Retail, Square partner to sell iPad-based Square Stand beginning July 9

Jack Dorsey’s Square payments company has teamed up with Apple to sell the new Square Stand point-of-sale system through Apple’s large chain of retail stores, according to multiple sources. The Square Stand is an iPad accessory that works with the Square Register app to turn in the iPad into a tool …

Jobs Keep Growing. How Soon Should The Fed Stop Helping?

The latest employment report is encouraging to many economists because the stronger job growth doesn't appear to be just a one-month blip. But some worry that it's so strong the Federal Reserve may pull back efforts to boost the economy.<p>The Labor Department's newest data released Friday shows the …

Academics warn of 'social chasm' on university campuses

Working-class students are less likely to play a full part in university life because of the financial burden of getting through a degree course, according to research.<p>Undergraduates from poor families are forced to miss out on extra-curricular activities to take “mundane” term-time jobs amid a …

Paula Deen pins hopes on SCOTUS

Paula Deen is hoping the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage can help her get a lawsuit for a hostile work environment against her dismissed.<p>The celebrity chef’s lawyers filed a motion asking the court to dismiss the case against her based on standing, citing the court’s ruling on the …

John McCain Challenges DOJ On College Sexual Harassment Policy

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) accused a group of lawyers with the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division last week of "single-handedly" redefining the meaning of sexual harassment at colleges nationwide. Such a redefinition could violate the free speech rights of students and teachers, McCain …

The White House's Reply to Westboro Baptist Church Is as Simple as a GIF

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The thing about the Obama administration's "We the People" site is, the Obama administration has to …

New York’s Cops are Not as Tolerant of Bikers as Citibike Proponents Would Have You Believe

Citi Bike, New York City’s fledgling bike-share program, has been quite the hot topic in the media since it began operations on May 27. <i>The New York Times</i>said it was a “rousing success” if “judged by the numbers” (over one million miles have been traveled as of June 26), while the <i>New York …

Active brain 'keeps dementia at bay'

<b>Keeping mentally active by reading books or writing letters helps protect the brain in old age, a study suggests.</b><p>A lifetime of mental challenges leads to slower cognitive decline after factoring out dementia's impact on the brain, US researchers say.<p>The study, published in Neurology, adds weight to …

Dementia

US spent $630,000 to 'buy' Facebook fans

The US State Department is under fire for spending $630,000 over two years to win millions of "likes" on its Facebook pages at a time of severe government austerity measures.<p>A scathing report by the department's independent watchdog took the coordinators of its social media outreach policy to task …

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European watchdogs order Google to rewrite privacy policy or face legal action

Privacy watchdogs in the UK, Germany and Italy have told Google to rewrite its privacy policy in Europe or face legal sanctions, 15 months after the …

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner On The Value Of Under-Scheduling

Strategic thinking doesn’t find itself. It needs time–about 30 to 90 minutes–and space. LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner shows us why.<p>Jeff Weiner is a busy dude.<p>As the CEO of LinkedIn, he has a constant pull of to-dos, and as leaders often do, he has days of meeting after meeting after meeting. Realizing he …