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9 books everyone looking for a job should read

Whether you're just starting out in your career or making a transition, odds are there's some part of the job search process that's at least a little mystifying.<p>From interviewing to negotiating your salary, there are a lot of factors at play when looking for a new job, and one mistake could put the …

29 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best way …

13 questions you need to ask in an interview before joining a startup

Joining a startup can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but it's also a risky move, since a lot of startups end up failing. One way to avoid joining the wrong startup is to ask the right questions during the interview and figuring out if it's a good match for you.<p>We went through the Quora post …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

The Most Romantic Islands in the World: Readers' Choice Awards

When it comes to romantic getaways, there's something infinitely appealing about the isolation and untouched beauty of an island. Whether you want a luxury resort for your honeymoon or a pristine beach for a last-minute Valentine's Day escape, you can't go wrong with these 20 destinations, voted …

What to Do in an Active Shooter Situation | The Art of Manliness

It’s a sad fact of life in the 21st century that active shootings have become a regular occurrence in the United States. In other parts of the world, …

Pack a Perfect Carry-On Bag Every Time With This Formula

There are a lot of creative ways to pack your carry-on bag, but you can easily break it all down into a simple formula. This number-based packing …

How to Make Sure You’re Heard in a Difficult Conversation

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>A difficult conversation has to be a two-way street. You’re unlikely to come to a resolution if you don’t hear the other person out. But equally important when addressing a conflict is getting your message across. So after you’ve thoroughly listened to your counterpart, increase the …

Leadership

9 Tips To Land A Great Mentor: How To Ask A Stranger For Career Advice

When I arrived in the U.S. from India to attend college, I was excited and motivated, but also a bit lonely and overwhelmed. Alia, a distant cousin who lived nearby, often invited me to her house for holidays and provided bits of advice—from tips on how to get along with my roommate, to how to …

Employment

13 simple ways to improve your finances in an hour or less

Managing your money successfully to start accumulating wealth doesn't require a financial planner or MBA.<p>In fact, there are several actions you can take today to set yourself up for future financial success — and many of them aren't even time intensive.<p>We rounded up 13 simple strategies that won't …

How to Succeed in Uncertain Times | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Kyle Eschenroeder.</i><p>“It is not given to human beings – happily for them, otherwise life would be intolerable – …

How to Ditch the Victim Mentality and Become More Empowered

Hardly a day goes by that we don’t complain, criticize, blame, gossip or compare ourselves to other people. I certainly struggle with it. But …

7 Things That Make Great Bosses Unforgettable

Once again, Google has topped Fortune magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. This marks Google’s second year in a row at the top of the list, and their sixth victory overall.<p>Most people assume that Google tops the list because of their great benefits and all of the fun and perks …

Do You Have a Digital Estate Plan for Your Online Assets?

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — In this digital age, people amass an electronic wealth of sorts in social media sites, photo-sharing sites, and online …

10 Questions to Ask in a Job Interview | The Art of Manliness

When it comes to job interviews, we often see it as a one-way street, with the interviewer holding all the cards. In reality, though, it’s a two-way …

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

How to Answer the Questions You Always Get Asked When Meeting Someone | The Art of Manliness

Almost every time you meet someone new, there are three questions you will probably have to answer during your conversation:<p><b>What’s your name?</b>• <b><br>What do</b> …

This Infographic Shows You What to Look for in a Pocket Knife

Carrying a pocket knife can come in handy no matter where you are, from opening your mail to cutting seatbelt if you’re in a car accident. If you’re …

Knives

How to Get a Job by Targeting the Companies You Want to Work For

Trying to get a job can make you feel helpless. The best you can do is submit your resume to as many companies as possible, right? Not exactly. In …

In the Kitchen With: Y. Lee’s Matcha Madeleines

I have been following pastry cook and baker-for-hire, Y. Lee, for quite a few years. Her baking has always attracted me, and since her move to …

Dessert

Simple Rules of Thumb for Decorating Your Walls

If you don’t have an eye for design, you might not know where to start when it comes to putting art on your walls. You can always go with your gut, …

How to Take Charge in a Job Interview | The Art of Manliness

There are two ways to approach a job interview.<p>With the first, you take a pretty passive stance. You control what you can on your side of things — …

Employment

Here's what to do when an airline loses your luggage

Thankfully, the US Department of Transportation has started laying down the law on what should happen when you arrive somewhere and your baggage doesn't.<p>Unfortunately, this still varies wildly depending on each airline and each specific situation.<p>To help you navigate these tricky waters, we've …

Margherita Pizza Recipe from Moby’s in East Hampton

It’s a holiday weekend, so I couldn’t resist doubling up on recipes today, in case anyone needs some <i>extra</i> ideas for backyard cooking. Julia and I …

Recipes

How to Write a Resignation Letter

One of the greatest secrets of success is knowing when to move on. With the right resignation letter, you will do so with satisfaction while leaving …

Employment

Learn How to Make the Perfect All-In-One Camping Toilet with This Video

If you like to spend a lot of time in the great outdoors, you know that taking care of business can often be a challenge. This clever setup packs …

You Don't Have to Be Your Dad | The Art of Manliness

Throughout this year we’ve been running a series on how to father with intentionality and create a positive family culture.<p>Whenever we’ve written on …