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This Is What Your Resume Should Include in 2018

It's 2018, and while there have been many technological advances in the past five to 10 years, the dreaded resume is still here to stay.<p>While most …

9 things you say in a job interview that will disqualify you for the position

Another day, another job interview — and yet not one call back from a single employer.<p>You wonder: did you not have enough experience for the …

32 Conversation Starters That Don't Involve the Weather

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and as with any big family celebration, you never know what will happen. Of course, everyone is entitled to differing views …

How to remove brown stains from sheet pans — with stuff you already own

No matter how hard you scrub, there are some stains that just won't come out with soap and water. Case in point: the eternally-dirty sheet pan that always seems to have brown, burnt-on residue coating the sides.<p>But we don't have to resign ourselves to this fate — there's a simple two-ingredient …

Why These 3 Annoying Cover Letter Blunders Make Recruiters Cringe | Inc.com

With unemployment at an all-time low, many employers are complaining they're struggling to find the talent they need. Meanwhile, millions of job seekers are frustrated by the lack of responses they're getting from applying to jobs online. Especially when they take the extra time to write a cover …

Employment

How to Write a Cover Letter That Will Get You a Job Interview | Inc.com

Your eyes are set on a good job, one that will open new doors and presumably provide better pay than what you're making now. But you have to land the interview first, which means that cover letter you dread writing is not a mere formality, or something you should ever consider plagiarizing from the …

Employment

6 job-hunting sites you should know if you're looking for your next big thing

One of the most stressful aspects of hunting for a job is knowing where to search and determining whether the platform you use is really a legitimate …

4 job interview mistakes hiring managers will eliminate you for, according to LinkedIn

If you've applied for a job and are lucky enough to score an interview, don't let one mistake ruin your chances of getting the job.<p>A LinkedIn survey …

Employment

Show Hiring Managers Your Emotional Intelligence by Avoiding These 4 Mistakes

Despite the lightning speed of technology, applying for a job can still be a long, drawn-out process these days. And if it feels like the rules are always changing, that’s because the rules <i>are</i> always changing. As the workforce evolves, so do companies. They’re judging you on more than the job …

Employment

I Can't Keep My House Clean, What's Wrong With Me?

We all have different standards of how we wish to maintain our homes. But sometimes, no matter how good our intentions and how hard we try, we just …

The Role Food Plays in Anxiety and Inflammation

<i>Our friends at PaleoHacks help us understand the link between anxiety and inflammation.</i><p>Anxiety is one of the most common mental disorders in the …

Google for Jobs Could Save You Time on Your Next Job Search

Google launched its new Google for Jobs initiative today, which puts job listings from all the major job service sites in one easy-to-search …

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Analytics

7 Interview Tips Every Introvert Should Know

Job interviews can be mildly terrifying for anyone, but they’re extra-extra-terrifying for introverts. (Wildly brag about my strengths? No thanks.) …

Science Reveals What Actually Impresses Hiring Managers Most | Inc.com

Have you ever thought about applying for a job, but opted out because you thought you lacked the experience? Or, when you have applied for jobs, did you labor over which qualifications to highlight?<p>While some people seem to think hiring managers most impressed by a lengthy relevant work history, a …

Employment

7 skills you should have on your résumé if you want to land a work-from-home job

Remote jobs require a particular set of skills, though, regardless of what kind of job it is. One thing to keep in mind is that the tech industry tends to have the best remote job openings and the most variety.<p>Learning tech skills makes you more qualified for more of those job openings, though …

When Inspirational Quotes Don’t Cut It: 3 Scientific Motivational Principles to Reach Big Goals (Without the Clichés)

<i>We all love a clever quote. But when it comes to long-term, daunting, unsavory goals, we need more than a flash-in-the-pan heartstring tug to keep us</i> …

45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

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Tips to ace five kinds of job interviews

If this is to be a year for personal advancement, there may be an interview in your future as you seek the job of your dreams.<p>To avoid blowing that interview, you may want to listen to Michelle Riklan, a New Jersey-based consultant who has seen human resources – and the interview table – from both …