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Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation) | Inc.com

While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next stage, the interview (which is when you had better be ready for the most commonly asked job interview questions).<p>Oddly enough, …

Employment

The Best Response to the Tricky Interview Question 'Why Are You Leaving Your Current Job?' (Most Answer Incorrectly) | Inc.com

Last week, I discussed how best to answer the question "Why do you want to work here?" I shared what interviewers hear when you provide typical responses and how to craft the perfect response that will demonstrate that you've done your research and the value you can bring to the company.<p>Another …

Employment

Animal agriculture is choking the ​Earth and making us sick. We must act now

If we want the US’s majestic national parks, clean air and water for future generations we must press leaders to address food’s environmental impact<p>Our collective minds are stuck on this idea that talking about food’s environmental impact risks taking something very intimate away from us. In fact …

Habitats

All You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s Rise, From $0.01 to $15,000

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $16,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …

Bitcoin

Linux comics: a small zine

Last November, I drew a bunch of comics about Linux / computers / various systemsy things. One every day, about 30 of them. (link 1, link 2). They’re …

Graphic Novels

Combining Solar Panels With Agriculture Makes Land More Productive

<b>Published on</b> November 24th, 2017 | <i>by Steve Hanley</i><p>0<p>November 24th, 2017 by <b>Steve Hanley</b><p>Solar panels are wonderful things, but they do take up a lot of …

How to build a startup while having a full-time job — according to people who did it

Starting a new startup while having other critical obligations in your life, like a full-time job or a family, is certainly challenging — but not impossible. We asked three entrepreneurs in TQ, a tech hub in the heart of Amsterdam, who have experienced this first-hand, what their advice is if you …

Durable canvas cloth with embedded solar cells generates 120 watts per square meter

Tents, sun shades, and canopies could generate renewable energy with Norway-based Tarpon Solar‘s photovoltaic canvas. The company’s flexible …

How to Release Apps

<i>This post was originally published on bugfender.com</i><p>A tough piece of pulled pork. A weak cup of tea. A partially-healed hamstring sent back onto the …

Apps

Here's how much your plane ticket actually costs

How much does your plane ticket actually cost?<p>Like almost anything you buy in stores, plane tickets come with a base cost plus taxes and fees. These airline taxes and fees can get extremely pricey.<p>Here's a breakdown of a sample $300 round-trip from Peoria, IL to Raleigh, NC sold on Jan. 1, …

Salaries & Wages

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

Employment

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Small Business

I interview 100,000 people a year, and there are 6 questions that make job candidates stick in my mind

You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter's put in the hot seat—that's not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome impression.<p>My team and I interview around …

Employment

Here are 15 books that will help you succeed in the tech world

<i>The Insider Picks 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>If you're looking to fortify or launch a career, reading the canonical and formative as well as the provocative and emerging books in your …

Silicon Valley

How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images

This may be strange to hear from a travel photographer, but I can make a case that location isn’t everything—light is. And I’d build my argument on …

Depth of field: What is it, and how it relates to photography

More people are taking an interest in photography and capturing images than ever before. So it stands to reason that many would be learning more …

Landscape Photography

11 Proven Ways to Get Customers in 30 Days Without Spending Any Money

Getting a new business off the ground can be incredibly difficult.You’re already slammed. You’re strapped for time as it is.But then you also don’t …

Marketing

Design Freebies - Fonts, Mockups and Icons

It's time for that beloved time of the month when we bring to you some sweet design freebies! It's always great to keep your resources updated with …

Macro Photography Masterclass: How to photograph Dragonflies

Rating:<p>4.00 based on 2 Ratings<p>June 21, 2017 By Julian Rad<p>Macro Photography Masterclass: How to photograph Dragonflies www.sleeklens.com<p>Dragonflies …

Cameras

25 iPhone Secrets and Stories We're Only Learning 10 Years Later | Inc.com

Ah, the iPhone. Roughly a third of American adults use them. In fact, my analytics suggest there's a better than even chance you're reading this article on one right now.<p>As we reach the 10-year anniversary of the day it first went on sale--that would be June 28, 2007, in the United States--there …

Voice Mail

A Beginner’s Intro to Using Histograms to Check and Nail Exposure

Once you understand how to read a histogram, it becomes an extremely useful display of the data that your camera is seeing. This 10-minute video from …

28 Awesome Links That Are Like Candy for Photographers

So much has been going on in the field of photography this week, and here we find that Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching in all corners …

21 Long Exposure Photographs That Will Blow Your Socks Off

31 Examples of Long Exposure Photographs That Rock<p>Long exposure photography is a technique in photography that can really result in some amazing …

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

Computer Science

iMac 2017 first look: perspectives from a pro video editor

Worth the upgrade — so far<p>Apple just wrapped up one of the most hardware-focused software conferences ever. Aside from updating existing products like the MacBook with new Kaby Lake processors, and announcing the new Siri-enabled HomePod speaker, Apple decided to use WWDC to please its pro users …

iMac

Here’s how much you need to save each month to become a millionaire in 20 years

If you start saving and investing early on, becoming a millionaire might not be as hard as you think.<p>If you're putting away $415 a month starting in …

Retirement

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

This Guide Teaches You How to Use ND Filters for Stunning Long Exposures

Neutral Density (ND) filters are a great tool for producing unique photos in lighting conditions where a long exposure would otherwise not be …

Landscape Photography

How GE avoided Kodak’s fate

Back in 1888 in Rochester, New York, George Eastman founded Kodak. Four years later, 200 miles down the road in Schenectady, New York, Thomas Edison and some pals founded General Electric. The two 19th-century industrial giants chugged along for more than 100 years, but GE is still rolling along …

Virtual Reality