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How to Write Fast (A Short Introduction to Speed Writing)

Is writing agony for you? Do you struggle over every word, lugging words like weights around your mind before putting them to paper?<p>I know how that …

Creative Writing

General writing tips

The following tips are aimed at helping you master the difficult craft of scholarly writing.<p>Write your work up as you go<p>Don’t wait until you have …

Writing

Descriptive Writing: 4 Ways to Give Readers a “Clue”

<b>“</b><b>Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.</b><b>”-</b> <b>Anton Chekhov</b><p>When I think of descriptive writing, the first thing …

Four ways to help boost your writing skills

Continuing on our series theme in August on how to improve Kenyan writing standards up to international levels and write like bosses, today we …

Creative Writing

The Four Fears That Stop You From Writing, By Andrea Phillips

<i>Today, to build off of yesterday’s paean to authorial fear, Andrea Phillips (author of the above pictured Creator’s Guide to Transmedia Storytelling</i> …

Writing Tips: 25 Rules For Keeping It Short And Snappy

<i>The following is an excerpt from "How To Write Short" by Roy Peter Clark [Little, Brown, $20.00]. The author explores not only tweets and statuses, but prayers and haikus, in his instructional book on snappy writing.</i><p>In his book "Write Tight," William Brohaugh has a name for this strategy: nonverbal …

That’s not autism: It’s simply a brainy, introverted boy

<b>(Humannet, Luiscar74 via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Autism spectrum diagnoses are up 78 percent in 10 years. We’re dramatically overdiagnosing it in everyday behavior<p>Enrico Gnaulati<p>September 21, 2013 12:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior Is Mistaken for ADHD, Bipolar …

Stand Out from Other Job Applicants by Bringing More Than Just Your Resume to the Interview

In today's tough job market, anything you can do to stand out from the crowd of applicants can help you land a job. Two ways you can impress the …

Highlight Intangibles in Your Job Interview Based on the Position's Listed Duties

When you're at a job interview, it's important to meet all the listed requirements, but US News & World Report notes that it's just as critical to …

Avoid Getting Fooled Into a Bad Job by Asking These Questions

If your job sucks, and there's nothing you can do about it, you may be tempted to look for another one. Be careful: remember job interviews are sales …

Research An Interviewer to Better Gauge How to Interact with Them

We all know that preparation is key to nailing a job interview. Mashable points out that one easy way to prepare for an interview is to do a little …

Nail the "Why Should I Hire You?" Question in Interviews by Listing Your Potential Contributions

The "Why should I hire you?" question in job interviews is one of the hardest to nail because it's typically your last chance to showcase what makes …

Top 10 Tips for Acing Your Next Job Interview

Finding a job is tough enough as it is without having to go through harrowing interviews. Here's everything you need to know about nailing your …

The Best Way to Follow Up After a Job Interview

Most career counselors and recruiting experts will tell you that following up after an interview is a must, especially if you really want the job and …

10 examples for good ways to ‘Tell me about yourself’

You know it’s coming.<p>It’s the most feared question during any job interview: Do you think I would look good in a cowboy hat?<p>Just kidding. The real …

Employment

5 Public Speaking Tips That'll Prepare You for Any Interview

Landing a job interview is incredibly exciting –- and often terrifying. But fear not. There are clever ways to transform your angst into nerves of …

The Question Interviewers Always Ask (and How to Answer It)

Interviews are a bittersweet business. On one hand, you’re usually pretty stoked to be meeting a prospective employer. On the other, you know you’re …

Print This Checklist to Better Prepare for Your Next Job Interview

Job interviews stress us out, especially when we really want the job, and most of the time we suck due to a lack of preparation. You can't plan ahead …

7 Negotiation Tips Given To Harvard Business School Students

Oftentimes, it comes down to a lack of experience in negotiating, which can be a tricky step for most.<p>A new survey published at CareerBuilder found that the more work experience candidates gain, the more likely they are to negotiate that first offer.<p>Participants in the study who were at least 35 …

Employment

Job interviews are getting weirder

College graduates and people looking to get back into the workforce should brace themselves not only for a still-tough job market — U.S. adds 113,000 …

Vice Is Nice—on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / September 25, 2013<p>At the beginning of this year, former Bulls forward Dennis Rodman made headlines when he and the Harlem …

JFK: A Look Back

Inside Flipboard / November 21, 2013<p>Fifty years ago, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was slain by a madman’s bullet. The assassination of the popular and …

The Week in Review: The 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

Inside Flipboard / November 22, 2013<p>This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The youngest elected …

The Week in Review: When World Leaders Joined #SelfieNation

Inside Flipboard / December 14, 2013<p>On Tuesday, President Obama took part in what could be called the “Selfie Seen ‘Round the World.” That is, Danish …

2013: Year in Review

Inside Flipboard / December 20, 2013<p>With 2013 about to be inscribed in the history books, we’ve curated several collections to commemorate what went …

How did I get here?

This week I took my dad to Geneva, to show him CERN, and ATLAS, the experiment I work on at the Large Hadron Collider. Describing my job to people reminds me of how privileged and fortunate I am to be working on a project which would have been beyond my wildest dreams as a child, and the feeling is …

Many Promising Embryonic Stem Cell Therapies Ensnared In Legal Loophole

Rules from two U.S. federal agencies, the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration, have created a strange impasse.<p>Hey, isn't it great that university scientists are working on making embryonic stem cell therapies? They've done some especially promising work in treating …

Embryonic