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I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

Profit

Google Classroom now lets anyone school anyone else

Google Classroom is opening up even further: After allowing anyone to join classes last month, expanding the learner side of the equation beyond just those with G Suite for Education accounts, Google is now opening Classroom class creation to anyone with a personal Google account, too.<p>This means …

The ACLU’s Class on How to Resist President Trump

The constitutional-rights organization is inaugurating an online meetup for tens of thousands of supporters. The topic: fighting for immigrant rights.<p>…

A financial planner explains how to start investing with $100

You see, if you save $100 in your sock drawer, 30 years from now when you go to check on it, you will still only have $100.<p>Conversely, if you invest $100 in a mutual fund, even if you never made another investment, with a 7% annual return it has the potential to grow to $761.23 after 30 years with …

Investing

Starting or Growing a Small Business? The 10 Business Books You Should Read

Becoming an entrepreneur isn’t rocket science. It’s harder. To be one of the (sadly) tiny percentage of small businesses that thrive, owners must not …

8 Brutally Honest Truths Every Man Should Know About Money

Money, it’s a gas<p>In a perfect world, you’d be Scrooge McDuck-ing into a pool of money every morning.<p>But it’s not that world, and even if it was, …

Personal Finance

This Photo Has No Red Pixels: A Fascinating Optical Illusion

I initially refused to believe it when this photo came across my feed. My eyes aren’t broken! I can see they’re strawberries, and they’re definitely …

We Tested Pinterest Cooking Hacks And Here's Which Ones Worked

Here's what worked and what (definitely) didn't.<p><b>DID IT WORK?:</b> Yup!<p><b>THE RESULTS:</b> The cake mix made about 15 cookies, and <b>perhaps unsurprisingly, the cookies were very cakey.</b> I like my cookies crispy on the edges and super fudgy in the middle and these were none of that — so I didn't even eat the whole …

Free Trading Websites Every Day Trader Should Know

Looking for day trading resources to help you out with your day trading? These trading websites deliver some great tools for analyzing trades, …

Stock Markets

25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …

What to do if immigration officers come knocking at your door

SAN FRANCISCO — Roundups of undocumented immigrants across the country have sent immigrant rights advocates to social media, blasting out information in multiple languages on how those caught up in such raids should respond.<p>If Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents show up at the door, …

Cubetto Can Teach Your 3-Year-Old To Code -- Here's What Inspired Its Creator

In just a few years Filippo Yacob went from plumber to founder of multi-million dollar company, Primo Toys. How did he get there? This 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur explains how the birth of his son inspired him to invent Cubetto, a toy that teaches children the rudiments of coding without …

Programming

12 spots to frequent in Tokyo if you want to be a true local

Saying Tokyo is overwhelming to visit is a gross understatement. Searching for a decent happy place to unwind or simply enjoy a lazy afternoon can …

Japan

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Karuki Wireframe Kit – User Interface Web Elements

Karuki Wireframe Kit, a well designed user interface collection with more than 200 web elements.Mahamed Elgendy is a skilled UX/UI designer with …

Wireframing

How to Retire a Millionaire

Congratulations, you've graduated from college! With degree in hand, you're ready to go out and face the world. You no doubt want to do well in life, …

Budgeting your personal finances is easier than you might think — this course can help you learn to do it

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>ShutterStock / Wolfilser It's that time of year when many of us are working to stay true to our recently made resolutions.<p>We're doing …

Personal Finance

You Can Fly to Europe for $69, So You Have No Excuse Not to Travel This Year

You may remember a while back when we shared the news that $69 flights to Europe were going to be a thing come 2017.<p>Good news: We've got an update, …

New York City

Don’t Let Blown Out Clouds Ruin Your Landscape Photos: Here’s an Easy Photoshop Fix (VIDEO)

We’ve all been there: You’re shooting a beautiful landscape with bright billowing clouds and some interesting shadow detail, so what do you do? You …

A Stanford University psychologist’s elegant three-step method for creating new habits

If you hate the monotony of running on the treadmill, but drag yourself to the cardio room daily, believing self-torture will eventually become a habit—that’s not heroic; it’s bad design.<p>According to B.J. Fogg, a psychologist and researcher at Stanford University who has studied behavior change for …

Stanford University

Five Ways to Make Extra Cash While You Travel

Some jobs come with a built-in requirement for travel, like teaching a language abroad or working in sales. But if you want to travel for fun and …

This Spreadsheet Calculates When You'll Pay Off Debt With the Snowball Method

The snowball method is the best way to pay down your debt. If you’re skeptical and want to see how it will work, this spreadsheet will calculate …

The 9 types of men's collars and when to wear them

Here are the most common styles in menswear, along with a little guidance.<p>Distinctive quality: the narrow space between the two collar points, which are often not covered by the jacket lapels.<p>Recommended for: traditionalists, minimalists, bowtie wearers, formal shirts, guys with round faces, narrow …

Men's Fashion

Microsoft Excel — Introduction to Power Query Excel Add-In

Part of the Microsoft Power BI Suite #Data #Analytics<p>Introduction<p>I recently came across an excellent overview article posted on LinkedIn about …

7 Apps for Enhancing Project Management Communication [Infographic]

Project management is a critical component of a successful business, regardless of size or industry. Startups and established companies looking to …

Project Management

What Is a Credit Union—and How Is it Different From a Bank?

Between the 2008 financial crisis and the recent Wells Fargo fiasco, consumers have grown distrustful of banks and are considering credit unions as …

This Calculator Will Tell You Whether to Pay Down Debt or Save for Retirement

It’s a frequently asked personal finance question: should I pay off my student loans or save for retirement? It’s possible to do both, but this …

Personal Finance

Stunning modern house in Brazil's rain forest has cozy sunken living room, green roof

Absolutely gorgeous<p>What brilliant person would have ever thought to place a conversation pit in a house set in the jungle? That would be the folks at Studio MK27, the São Paulo-based firm led by Marcio Kogan behind the Ramp House and a penthouse lined with bookshelves. Though it’s more of a …