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Ten Mistakes 90% Of Job Seekers Make

The biggest problem facing job-seekers today is the abysmal state of the recruiting process in many or most medium-sized and large employers.<p>The broken recruiting apparatus makes it even harder than usual for a talented job-seeker to get a great job.<p>Job ads are opaque and unfriendly. When you …

Employment

Episode 443: Don't Believe The Hype

<i>Note: Today's show originally ran in</i> <i>March 2013.</i><p>You may have heard about a big milestone coming up for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. It's been all over the news: The Dow is creeping up towards twenty thousand. It's been hovering just below that mark for weeks now. And people are kind of freaking …

How Facebook Tries to Prevent Office Politics

When personal motivations trump company goals, it can hinder a company’s ability to get things done. Since our earliest days at Facebook, we’ve been mindful about not letting office maneuvering poison work life. We’d seen the negative effects that certain kinds of political behavior can have when …

Management

Build This Sexy Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Woodworking

Obama Deeply Proud of That Time He Broke His Promise on Syria, and 12 Other Revelations From His Unbelievably Frank Interview With The Atlantic

Barack Obama just gave an extraordinary interview to <i>The Atlantic</i> in which he spilled an enormous number of beans regarding his foreign-policy …

Geopolitics

20 Warm & Satisfying Chicken Dinners for Your Weeknights

Chicken is <i>always</i> a winner in our book. Is there anything else more versatile, satisfying, or accommodating to just about any spice or seasoning in …

The One Thing About Your Spouse’s Personality That Really Affects Your Career

Here’s something that’s obvious, but at the same time not: We’re all a lot more than we appear to be at work.<p>We have other dimensions that are invisible to our companies, supervisors, direct reports, and most of our colleagues, and those invisible dimensions have a deep impact on our work.<p>A couple …