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21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates | Inc.com

• <b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b>• <b><br>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b>• <b><br>Questions about employee behavior and past performance were asked most frequently inside the interview rooms.</b><p>Amazon …

Employment

Why Asking This 1 Question in a Job Interview Increases the Chances You Get Hired | Inc.com

Anyone who has been on an interview knows there usually comes a point at the end of the meeting where the interviewer says to the interviewee, <i>"Do you have any questions?"</i> You may be wondering whether it's OK to ask some. Or if you should just say, <i>"I'm good,"</i> so as to not take up any more of their …

Employment

LinkedIn Reveals New Techniques to Get a Better Job | Inc.com

Over the past few years, I have suggested a number of things a job seeker can do to get a (better) job rather than wasting time applying directly or complaining about the unfairness of the process. Last month, I spent three days with 3,000 recruiters understanding how to find stronger candidates …

Employment

Tai Lopez Shares 7 Steps to Launch a Business With No Money or Experience

How to go from idea to paying customers in one to eight weeks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, 310 out of 100,000 people on average created new businesses each month in the U.S., according to the 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity. Most entrepreneurs …

Two Simple Ways To Make Better Use Of Your LinkedIn Contacts | Inc.com

LinkedIn has iterated and pivoted many times in the last decade. It's a place for content to live. It's a place to show off a resume. It's a place for recruiters to headhunt. It's a tool to keep in touch with old colleagues. But ultimately it's a social network with a business tilt. So, how do you …

9 Places to Get Awesome Pictures Online for Free (and Without Copyright Restrictions) | Inc.com

Everyone knows the clickability of an article or blog increases dramatically with the right image. But despite the fact that there are billions of digital pictures, it seems that finding high-quality images is still a challenge.<p>Plus, while the stock photo sites like Getty and Shutterstock are …

Web Design

8 Free Content Marketing Tools You Should Be Using | Inc.com

When starting out with a content marketing strategy, it can seem intimidating to go at it alone, especially without tools, resources, or help from a content marketing agency. I mean, would you ever throw someone into the ocean without a life jacket? Of course not. But when you task your marketing …

Infographics

This New Data Will Make You Rethink How You Write Headlines | Inc.com

Every day, people are working really hard to create quality content. But then they shoot themselves in the foot by slapping on some crappy headline onto that great content.<p>It's mind blowing!<p>Your headlines shouldn't be an afterthought.<p>Content that has a catchy headline is more likely to be clicked …

Infographics

How to Influence the Influencers (Even If You're a Nobody) | Inc.com

If you're one of those folks who has tried to launch your brand using Twitter and Instagram, you might have discovered the ugly truth all those social media gurus leave out: building an audience on social is neither fast nor free. So what if you could focus on what you do best -- i.e. create …

Social Media

4 Unknown Facebook Features Your Business is Missing

These powerful tools can take your Facebook marketing to the next level.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook has hundreds of features built into its platform to help small businesses thrive. However, if you’re like most entrepreneurs, you’re only taking advantage of …

The Best Products To Get At Sephora, According To Makeup Pros

Cue your next shopping spree!<p>When you go to the mecca of all things beauty (a.k.a. Sephora), it can be exhilarating and totally exhausting at the same time. The rainbow rows of lipstick! The army of glam employees wanting to make you over! The endless samples at checkout! The whole experience can …

Makeup

How to Leverage the Brand-Building Power of Private Facebook Groups | Inc.com

Facebook has not been kind to brand pages in the past few years. In a survey of 3,000 publishers, SocialFlow found that organic reach dropped 42 percent in the first six months of 2016, partly due to algorithm changes that constantly adjust the types of content that audiences see, and also due to …

The 1 Sentence That Will Make (or Break) Your LinkedIn Profile | Inc.com

There are still so many misconceptions on how LinkedIn can be used, especially when it comes to winning new business for yourself on the platform.<p>Case in point: Did you realize that LinkedIn is actually one of the most powerful, B2B-themed search engines on the planet?<p>With nearly 500 million …

Pest Control

12 Apps That’ll Help You Organize *Everything*

With the new year already underway, now is a great time to start getting organized. Even though we love planning out our lives in our paper planner, we also need some organization hacks on-the-go… both for our digital lives and our real lives. That’s why we’re super excited to share our top apps …

Apps

4 Strategies Clever Marketers Are Using on Social Media to Boost Their Company's SEO | Inc.com

Check out this recent tweet I did as an example.<p>2) Memes and Infographics Get Shared<p>Convert your company's blog posts into infographics and memes. Then share them along with the link with a call to action directing people to click on the link to read the whole blog post on your website. Memes and …

How to Use Reddit for Business Intel | Inc.com

Reddit has been in the news nearly every week of 2016. The social news aggregation, ranking, and discussion site has this year proved itself to be a massive force online, undoubtedly playing some role in this year's presidential election, and surfacing countless cultural phenomena along the way. …

The Best Way to Stand Out on LinkedIn (According to LinkedIn) | Inc.com

In today's online marketplace, content is currency. Love it or hate it, you <i>must</i> create useful, actionable free content if you want to "buy" the time and attention of yo<i>ur</i> ideal prospects online.<p>Consider LinkedIn, which recently released its list of the "Top Voices of 2016," along with sharing …

Marketing

How to Transform Your Consulting Business | Inc.com

Consulting companies go out of business when they consult themselves into their own grave and only grasp what's happening when it's too late to stop. What the hell am I talking about right here? I'm talking about companies who put their hands up and say "We Solve X" so loudly they can't hear the …

Small Business

How to Maintain Your Home

Owning a home is a wonderful thing. The maintenance? Not so much. Keeping your home in top shape is important for a variety of reasons; health, …

27 Holy Grail Kitchen Gadgets That Live Up To The Hype

Products people swear by to set up a kickass kitchen.

Tutorial: How to Build a Ladder Plant Stand

I actually started to work a bit outdoors, since the weather it’s starting to be nicer here in Okinawa, Japan. But all we have is a small balcony …

36 Websites That Will Save Your Startup Time and Money

Here is a list of some of the best sites to know. They range from project management to motivation to e-commerce.<p>If you're in the process of launching a startup, you'll be happy to know the internet offers you a wealth of resources that will make your job as an entrepreneur much easier. One of the …

What Is the Single Greatest Piece of Career Advice?

You just have to prove that you can bring value to the table.<p><i>What is the single greatest piece of career advice? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Raghav Haran, blogger at Land Any Job You</b> …

How to Create a Killer LinkedIn Profile in 5 Minutes

Want to attract more clients and customers using LinkedIn? Here's a simple, copy-and-paste script you can use to make it happen.<p>If you want to discover how to attract clients using LinkedIn, it's critical to understand what your ideal audience on that particular platform wants... and what they …

This New Website Can Help You Figure Out Your Career

Career advice that’s specific to you is sometimes hard to come by, especially if you’re a new graduate looking to land your first job or tips for a career change into a new industry. Find Your Calling, a new, free site from Career Builder, can help you out. It aggregates statistics and analytics …

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

Vegan

Give the Gift of Flipboard to…Entrepreneurs

Are you struggling to think of a gift for your business-oriented friend? How about offering the next spark of inspiration they might need to take their startup from a pipe-dream to a winning venture? The Entrepreneurs Gift of Flipboard will provide them with hints, tips and skills to help them …

6 to Follow: Social Media Masters

Like blogs, social media has matured and become a major source of news and information for people. What was once a way to keep up with the Joneses became a lucrative, serious media platform for publishers, businesses and entrepreneurs. If you’re trying to spread the word about your company, looking …

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser | Inc.com

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …

Entrepreneurship

Infographic: 10 Best Indoor Plants That Help To Purify The Air In Your Home

<b>If you’re looking</b> to keep plants in your home but have no idea what types are suitable for the indoors, this infographic by UK-based online store …