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10 Mini-Hacks to Overcome Procrastination

Forgot a name? Misplaced your keys? Taking longer to find the right words? Don’t panic. There’s plenty you can do to improve your memory.<p>You’re …

The Brain

Here are the 14 rules behind Amazon's brutal workplace

The New York Times just published an in-depth look at some of the cutthroat tactics Amazon management uses to keep its employees working hard.<p>The article describes a pretty intense workplace — performance reviews where employees feel they have to "diplomatically throw people under the bus," for …

Some coding 'bootcamps' can get graduates an average salary of over $100,000 after just three months, and now you can pay for them with student loans

These programs are designed to take in students with minimal coding knowledge and shoot them back out a few months later as employable software engineers. And the top schools have enjoyed outstanding success, boasting over $100,000 in average exit salaries and up to 99% employment rates, partially …

15 Coeliacs Share Their Tips For Gluten Free Newbies | Can't Swing a Cat

Hearing the news that you’ve got a life-changing disease can be tough for anyone. For those diagnosed with coeliac disease, it’s not unusual to feel …

{Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free} Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

So I have this problem.<p>I find it kind of impossible to turn down great opportunities, even if I absolutely should. You know, because I’m having …

Dessert

Why is there a gluten-free backlash?

Roughly one percent of the United States population, or 1 in 133 people, has celiac disease, an autoimmune condition that causes intestinal distress …

Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free Myths

If you aren’t on a G-free diet, chances are you know someone who is. In recent years, the percentage of people cutting gluten from their diet has ballooned to one in three, according to The NPD Group. But many aren’t doing it for the right (or most effective) reasons. Meanwhile, those who …

Gluten-Free

Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic tells HELLO! Online about how going gluten-free changed his life

<p><b>Novak Djokovic</b>, the world No. 1 tennis player and reigning <b>Wimbledon champion</b>, hosted a cooking masterclass alongside celebrity chef <b>Lisa Faulkner</b> on …

Tennis

A Gluten-Free 4th of July: 6 Essential Strategies for Success

More by Gigi<p>It’s not always easy to relax at barbecues and picnics when you need to be gluten-free. From the food itself to how it is handled or what …

Gluten-Free

Gluten Free Tax Planning

Celiac disease is a very real condition. It is a reaction to gluten in one’s small intestine. Gluten is found in a range of grains. For those with the condition, exposure to gluten can pose significant health risks. According to the National Institutes of Health, in the United States, it is …

Make Thin Mint Cookies at Home (They're Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Awesome)

Out of Girl Scout cookies? Don't sweat it. You can make them at home... Plus, this version is vegan and gluten-free.<p>What’s a vegan, gluten-free shockingly great bakery? It’s Erin McKenna's Bakery NYC (formerly known as BabyCakes), and it’s located in the heart of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. And …

Dessert

5 Habits Of People Who Always Get Promoted

Some employees just seem to be ahead of the curve and reap the rewards. Here’s how to be that person.<p>Most of us have had that coworker that seemed to be a perfect fit for the company or team. She always had the right answers. He seemed to know what needed to be done before the company leaders even …

Where Big Data Jobs Are In 2015

The advertised salary for technical professionals with Big Data expertise is $104,850 net of bonuses and additional compensation.<p>IBM (NYSE:IBM) advertised 2,307 new positions requiring Big Data-related expertise in the last twelve months.<p>The most in-demand skills are VMWare expertise, application …

How HR 'Best Practices' Kill Innovation

Did you ever notice that Human Resource (HR) practices are designed to lock in the past rather than grow? A quick tour of what HR does and you quickly see they like to lock-in processes and procedures, insuring consistency but offering no hope of doing something new. And when it comes to hiring, HR …

Jeff Bezos

This is exactly how many years of work you should reveal on your résumé

Few people feel the need to mention their first job on their résumé, but what about that early career job you had 15 years, or even 20 years, ago?<p>As …

Employment

How Do I Know If I Should Take A Job At A Startup?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself Guide To Wealth”</i><p>Imagine if someone asked “would you invest in this company?” Your answer is going to be similar. With a few additions.<p>Here’s the checklist I would …

5 Simple Questions That Will Lure Top Talent in Your Door

Here's what you need to be thinking about if you want the best talent to work for you, and not the competition.<p>Ask any CEO about the key to staying competitive and talent will undoubtedly rank high on the list. But attracting and retaining the best workers is a moving target. That's according to …

18 Reasons Why You Need Every Employee Using LinkedIn Every Day

Corporations are finally waking up to the fact that they need to engage <i>all</i> their people in social media. The impact of social media on a company’s brand is monumental, and it affects everyone throughout your organization – from the entry-level millennials you just hired to your CEO.<p>Senior …

Google doesn't care where you went to college

Google is consistently rated the best place to work. So you need a degree from Harvard to get in the door, right?<p>Not really, according to Laszlo Bock, Google's Head of People Operations.<p>When the company was small, Google cared a lot about getting kids from Harvard, Stanford, and MIT. But Bock said …

Two Ways to Clarify Your Professional Passions

Have you ever noticed that highly effective people almost always say they love what they do? If you ask them about their good career fortune, they’re likely to advise that you have to love what you do in order to perform at a high level of effectiveness. They will talk about the critical importance …

15 Chocolate Dessert Recipes Perfect For Passover and Beyond

Whipping up a decadent chocolate dessert doesn't have to involve experimenting with gluten-free flour blends. Instead, why not make a rich, chocolaty treat that is naturally gluten-free, as it omits flour altogether? We've rounded up our favorite recipes in this category, ranging from silky-smooth …

Truffles

The winning streak continues

FOR how much longer can the American economy keep creating jobs so fast? 2014 was a bumper year—by December there were 3m more people in work than a …

Workers on tap

IN THE early 20th century Henry Ford combined moving assembly lines with mass labour to make building cars much cheaper and quicker—thus turning the …

San Francisco

Top 10 Tips for Job Seekers: A Public Service Announcement

<i>Step Brothers stars Will Ferrell and John C Reilly</i><p>I have had the pleasure of being involved with recruitment efforts for a very wide range of companies over the past 15 years. From entry level positions to C-level searches, it is astounding to see what candidates will submit to prospective …

What Millennials Want from Work, Charted Across the World

Courtesy of NASA GSFC<p>As more Millennials assume leadership positions around the world, organizations are becoming increasingly concerned with how to ensure their success. However, most existing research on those born between the early ‘80s and late ‘90s is skewed toward understanding what a narrow, …