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Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

How to Quit Your Procrastination Habit Once And For All

The first step is awareness–the rest will follow. Here’s how to own up to you procrastination habits, and correct them for good.<p>We all procrastinate, and by and large, we all know the solutions to our procrastination.<p>I put off writing this article (ironically, I know, and yes I know you’ll put off …

We want to be your friend

ONE of Kingsley Amis’s many <i>bêtes noires</i> was pretentious advertisements for beer. The poet laureate of alcohol thought that all such ads needed were …

Fake Reviews

How even the stodgiest retailer can win over millennials

Today’s millennials—nearly 80 million individuals in the United States alone—represent a staggering force in today’s marketplace, spending roughly $600 billion each year. And their impact is only expected to grow through 2020, with estimates their total spending in the US will top out at nearly …

14 Weird, Open-Ended Job Interview Questions Asked At Apple, Amazon And Google

As much as we try to prepare for what someone will ask us, there's no way of knowing what bizarre inquiries will be made as we try to impress a prospective employer.<p>At big companies like Google and Dell, and even start ups like LivingSocial, it's common practice to quiz candidates with some unusual …

Washing Machines

Looks Can Be Convincing: To Get Promoted, Just Appear Competent

If you’re confident enough, new research suggests, people will think you’re right.<p>In a perfect–or at least more rational world–the most qualified people would rise fastest. But new research suggests that just appearing to be competent is as important to getting ahead.<p>How so? Think about why …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

10 Tips They Probably Won’t Teach you in Business School

1.) How to listen well<p>Active listening is perhaps one of the most powerful things a person in sales or business can learn.<p>It’s rare in this world …

Self-improvement

How to Deal with a Job You Don't Like | The Art of Manliness

While in an ideal world, we’d all have our dream jobs at every period in our lives, the reality is that everyone will go through periods of not …

Ask These Three Questions at the End of Every Meeting

For meetings that actually lead to successful outcomes, it's advisable to ask everyone what they see as their necessary actions. Robert C. Pozen, …

One Skill That Will Boost Your Value By Fifty Percent in 2014

If you’d like to substantially boost your value as a business professional in 2014, billionaire Warren Buffett has some advice: master the art of public speaking. Buffett once told a class of business students that he would pay anyone in the room $100,000 for 10 percent of their future earnings. If …

8 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Boss

When my client Sarah contacted me to work out some issues at her job, I didn’t think it would be a very tough assignment. After all, she was bright, …

Defective Electrical Product Claims

Electricity is one the major causes of fires in UK homes. There are upwards of 20,000 cases reported every year of fires starting in homes due to …

Compensation

Examples Of Good Resumes That Get Jobs

Climbing The Corporate Ladder<p>With cashed up corporate balance sheets and strong earnings growth, employment levels continue to improve across …

How to Apply for a Job

The first step toward landing a job is successfully navigating the application process. Though there’s no perfect formula to it, you can give …