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Degrees deliver salaries that rise faster and peak higher

Getting a degree pays off when it comes to earnings with graduates enjoying salaries that accelerate faster and flatten out at a higher level and later age than those who did not go to university, ONS data finds<p>New data from the Office for National Statistics showed that graduates’ annual earnings …

How working at McDonald’s taught me to sell false eyelashes

I spent the summer working full time at McDonald’s before starting my first year at university in September 2008. I was supposed to revert to part …

McDonald's

7 ways to make your presentation message stick

1. Be different<p>Work out how you can stand out from all the other speakers. For example, Steve Jobs stood out as a presenter because of his …

Public Speaking

The 20 People Skills You Need To Succeed At Work

Do you think you’re qualified for a particular job, fit to lead a team, or entitled to a promotion because you have extensive experience and highly developed technical skills? Well, it turns out that while those things <i>are</i> crucial to your professional success, it’s imperative that you <i>also</i> have great …

Five Habits Photographers Should Learn

Photography is an art, similar to drawing or painting. There will always be those that are naturally gifted in one media or the other, and the rest …

5 Must-Read Tips For Building A Brand

With products in 28,000 stories across 25 countries, a company which began with “Yes To Carrots” products has become the second biggest natural beauty brand in the U.S., just five years after a fortuitous meeting landed them in Walgreens. Its jovial Australian cofounder Ido Leffler, co-author of …

Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

Science Fiction

How to edit video in Photoshop CC and CS6

Learn how to make simple video edits using Adobe Photoshop CC or CS6 in this tutorial.<p>Did you know that you can edit video within Adobe's …

6 Good Reasons To (Always!) Keep Your Resume Updated

If you’ve been happily employed at the same job for several years, there’s a good chance your resume has been gathering virtual cobwebs. You’re certainly not alone—my resume has yet to be updated with anything I’ve done for the past year and a half or so on the job.<p>And if you’re not planning on …

How Biz Stone’s biggest mistake spawned Twitter - http://tcrn.ch/1a8Po6O

Best honeymoon destinations for 2014

This is the time to shoot for the moon: travel further, stay longer, eat more and bring home a lifetime’s worth of romantic memories.<p>Hot air balloons take off in the early morning light over Göreme town in Cappadocia. Image by Christopher Pillitz / The Image Bank / Getty Images.<p>Cappadocia, …

How & When a Monopod Can be Used to Take Sharper Photos

Here’s a photo tip you aren’t likely to find anywhere else… how to use a monopod to get better photographs. A monopod (like the tripod) is an …

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? And what does it mean for your career? http://f-st.co/uAAB3cX "Introverts (or those of us with introverted tendencies) tend to recharge by spending time alone. They lose energy from being around people for long periods of time, particularly large crowds. Extroverts, on the other hand, gain energy from other people. Extroverts actually find their energy is sapped when they spend too much time alone. They recharge by being social."