Erik Simpson

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My 5 go-to dishes when I only had $150 a month to spend on food

Living in New York required me to quickly adapt to several big changes at the same time: the lack of living space, noise, and the subway system that always seems to break down when you can't afford a delay.<p>One of the biggest adjustments I had to make, however, was around money.<p>Naturally, my …

Want to intern at a Wall Street bank? Here's the first thing they'll look for on your résumé

In 2015, Goldman Sachs had 59,000 applicants for roughly 2,900 summer intern positions.<p>So if you're going to drop your résumé in a stack with thousands of others, you want it to look good.<p>We spoke with a former analyst at a bulge-bracket bank who has been through the process both as an applicant …

Employment

Surefire Titan Plus

Posted in Gear and Tools<p>The Titan Plus is a rugged keychain-size flashlight with the power of a much larger light. Constructed of nickel-plated …

Helmut Newton: Polaroids

Like many great photographers of his era, Helmut Newton used Polaroids as a way to test lighting and composition before recording an image to film. …

22 steps to figuring out your next career move

<i>- Nick Williams, author of The Work We Were Born to Do</i><p>You just finished college or graduate school and are looking for your first job. You're in a job you hate. You're in a job you love, but with no upward mobility. You're thinking about going back to school. You tried to start your own thing and …

Self-improvement

Znaps Magnetic Charging Adapter

Owners of MacBooks know how convenient it is to have magnets handling the connection to your charger. Znaps Magnetic Charging Adapter aims to bring …

20 interview questions Harvard asks MBA candidates

Of the nearly 10,000 applicants to Harvard Business School's class of 2017, only 11% were admitted.<p>What made them stand out? As with any interview or exam, preparation is key. And when applying to Harvard, it's vital.<p>Stacy Blackman, founder of Stacy Blackman Consulting, helps clients earn admission …

35 life hacks for the modern gentleman

From how to properly cook a steak to clear-cut rules on matching your dress shoes to your suit, these tips will make every guy's life a little easier.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your elbow. Then take the bottom (inside-out portion) …

9 brilliant business books you can read in an afternoon

However, starting a new book can seem daunting and overly time-consuming. The good news is there are several short business books loaded with powerful information about selling, managing, and investing.<p>We compiled a list of the best business books with less than 150 pages that you can start and …

The Lil Trucker

Posted in Gear and Tools<p>The idea that you’ll survive a life-threatening situation with something that fits on your keychain is a dangerous one. If …

42 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Actually Want

No one should feel pinges of guilt at your wedding when they decide to throw out your useless wedding favor. So make it something indispensable, as opposed to just putting more crap out there into the world.

Three of The Best: Home Fragrance - Ape to Gentleman

Your home, where the heart is- your personal, intimate space. Help further personalise your living quarters with a home fragrance. Candles are an …

Great Advice From LinkedIn On How To Succeed At Your Job

The company decided to compile a list of some of the best, most memorable posts it found this year.<p>Here are the ones we thought offer the most helpful career and management advice.

The Right Men's Shoes For Every Type Of Pants

Matching shoes to the appropriate pants can be tricky.<p>An amateur men's-fashion enthusiast made a helpful guide to choosing appropriate footwear.<p>The guide was first posted to Reddit. The designer, who preferred to remain anonymous, was kind enough to share it with us.

8 Stunning Images That Show How Much Natural Resources Are Mined Each Year

One year's worth of mined platinum is only the size of a car. But it's worth about $8 billion.<p>Visual Capitalist took one year's production of eight commodities, lumped each of them into a three-dimensional cubes, and put them next to landmarks around the world.<p>They also calculated the value of each …

Wikimedia

Google HR Boss Says 58% Of Résumés Get Trashed Because Of One Spelling Mistake

"Typos are deadly because employers interpret them as a lack of detail-orientation, as a failure to care about quality," he says.<p>For Google — a company that sees 50,000 résumés a week — the typo is one of five résumé mistakes that will immediately land yours in the "no" pile.<p>Yet the mistake doesn't …

7 Psychological Tricks That Will Help You Nail Your Next Job Interview

While interviewers consciously take note of the answers you provide, your body language reveals subconscious clues to your personality and attitude.<p>So how do you ensure that your body language is giving off the right vibes? A recent Quora thread discussed just that, answering the question: "What …

18 Surprising Things That Affect Whether You Get Hired

Knowing that, most people take the process very seriously. They arrive to the interview on time, dress impeccably, and answer each question intelligently.<p>But as it turns out, there's more to it than just showing up and doing your best — there are dozens of small details that overtly or …

Haven is a super-strong smart lock that bolts onto the floor

While there's certainly no shortage of connected door locks that allow keyless entry into your home, many products don't actually make the traditional deadbolt in your door any more secure. Luckily, there are some solutions that add to the security of existing locks by better reinforcing other …

D-Link’s latest smart plug simplifies connected power

D-Link has introduced a new smart plug, taking its original model (check out our review) and refining it in a more narrowly-defined cheaper …

Angels Is 10x Better Than The Victoria’s Secret Catalog

The Victoria’s Secret catalog will always hold a special place in our hearts. It introduced us to sexy before we ever got a glimpse of Playboy. For …

Adriana Lima

The Mighty Mug Won’t Fall Over

You know that cupboard above your sink that has a collection of metal and plastic travel coffee mugs that may or may not be missing any/all of their …

Here's Why It's Never Too Late To Reinvent Yourself

It happens all the time: Recent college grads take a job that doesn't excite them but provides financial security.<p>By the time they hit 30, they're well into their career and have adjusted their lifestyle to their income. And by 40, they realize they're stuck with the job they chose only to make …

10 Free Online Courses That Every Professional Should Check Out

Sure, you got a great education from top schools, and you've been working for awhile now. But as you get deeper and deeper into your career, it can become easy to stop pushing yourself to acquire new skills or retain what you've already learned.<p>The Khan Academy, an online learning nonprofit backed …