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How to Negotiate Your Next Salary

Negotiating a salary can be an uncomfortable process. You want to get what you’re worth but you also don’t want to offend or scare off your future employer. This situation is only more complicated in a tough job market. When offers are few and job seekers are plenty, you might be tempted to take …

Accept the Job Offer or Walk Away?

The hiring manager calls with great news: the job is yours. Phew, the hard part is over, right? Maybe not. Determining whether to take a job offer can — and should — be a difficult decision. In a bad economy or if you’re eager to get out of your current job, it can be tempting to accept any offer. …

The Top 10 Skin-Perfecting BB and CC Creams

The right beauty balm for every skin concern.<p>Multitask your makeup and skincare regimen with tinted treatments that pack a powerful punch. Laced with potent ingredients to repair damage, reverse the clock and protect against pollution and the sun, these are the all-in-one beautifiers that you'll …

How Founder Control Holds Back Start-ups

After enterprise tech start-up Box filed to go public last month, revealing founder Aaron Levie’s remaining stake to be just over 4% (plus stock options), commentators seemed compelled to note just how much control the 28-year-old founder had given up on the road to an IPO. One Quora user asked …

Busting the apartment myth

<b>It seems that almost everybody has an opinion on real estate, with plenty of ‘armchair experts’ who are keen to weigh in on the debate, whether the</b> …

Real Estate

SoKo Secrets: 10 Steps to Flawless Skin

Your new nightly skincare routine, courtesy of Charlotte Cho.<p>You'd be hard-pressed to come across a Korean woman who doesn't have flawless, hauntingly beautiful skin. Ever wondered why? It's because Koreans tend to view caring for their complexion as the ultimate investment, worthy of not only …

Tykes on a plane: a survival guide to flying with young children

We've all done it. A parent boards the airplane with a child in arms, and all the other passengers on the aircraft hold their breath, hoping that the family does not sit near them.<p>But now that parent is you: how can you avoid fulfilling the other passengers' worst fears - and your own? Here are a …

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

Flite Launches A Free Online ‘Design Studio’ For Building HTML5 Ads

Hey, remember when people were still arguing about HTML5 versus Flash?<p>The battle seems long over at this point, with the rise of the iPhone essentially killing Adobe’s Flash platform, but Will Price, CEO of ad tech company Flite, said the transition has taken longer than you might think — it won’t …

Burberry’s CEO on Turning an Aging British Icon into a Global Luxury Brand

<i>Photography: Getty Images</i><p><b>The Idea:</b> Before Angela Ahrendts became Burberry’s CEO, licensing threatened to destroy the brand’s unique strengths. The answer? Centralize design and focus on innovating core heritage products.<p>When I became the CEO of Burberry, in July 2006, luxury was one of the …

12 Grooming Rules For The Office All Working Women Should Know

It's pretty much common sense not to wear belly-baring tops or short shorts to the office. But the rules of workplace grooming, from self-tanner and concealer to nail art and shaving, are a little tougher to decipher.<p>So we bravely suspended all our pre-conceived notions about what's appropriate in …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

LinkedIn Wants You to Bring Your Parents to Work

First there was Take Our Daughters To Work Day, a feminist-inflected program to inspire professional ambition in little girls. That expanded to …

You've Got This: How to Master The Art of the Business Lunch

While work these days can seem like endless stretches in front of a computer emailing people 10 feet away, the business lunch is not yet a thing of the past. And that's a good thing. Face-to-face time with your coworkers, boss, clients, and even just a new connection is super important—it can make …

Tip Tuesday: Match your suits with the right pants.

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Guys, Here Are 5 Bags That Don't Look Like Purses

Out of all the items in a man's closet, the one he probably has the most trouble with is his bag -- or lack thereof. While women have a zillion fabulous handbags to choose from, modern men face the unique challenge of finding something to carry all their stuff in... that doesn't look like a …

An Old-Boys’ MBA Is Not High-Value Management Education

How much value does your MBA provide? The value of your management education derives partly from the skills it helps you develop and partly from the school’s reputation. High-value management education prepares leaders to navigate the most complex challenges organizations face. It forces you to …

UK enters global online university race

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1011000/1011759_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524640024_394bfd614d010bfd4fd81ceebd557d4f<p><b>The UK's biggest online university project has been launched, with more than 20 universities offering free courses.</b><p>Students will be able to follow …

The Ultimate Fall Wardrobe: Luxury Looks for Less

So, I admit I have already collected a lot of these items and I love to mix and match them. I can tell you from experience, they can take you from work to a cocktail party to hanging with the kids at the park. I focused on affordable priced items that are well made and could easily pass as the …

Personal Branding for Introverts

I had just finished a talk at a leading technology company when an engineer approached me. “I liked your ideas about personal branding, and I can see how they’d work,” he told me. “But most of them aren’t for me — I’m an introvert. Is there anything I can do?” What he didn’t realize is that (like …

15 Fall Blazers You Should Be Wearing Now

There’s the beginning of a chill in the air, but it’s not quite time to break out the coat collection. Instead, opt for a blazer. You can wear it like a jacket, but leave it on if your office is <i>still</i> blasting the A/C like it’s the middle of summer. We love these 15 fun versions that fit every …

The book that made me quit my job

A couple years ago, I sat on a plane. I was returning home to DC after visiting my family in Utah, and the prospect of going back to work made me …

Graduate School

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This is Your Ultimate Arsenal of Hair Straightening Products

Transform rebellious hair into something sleeker and glossier.<p>To transform fluffy, rebellious, big hair into something sleeker and glossier, you'll need to put in the work. But the right tools and formulas can help make the job decidedly less labor intensive. Here are some essentials—from shampoo …

Street Chic: New York Fashion Week

Our favorite stylishly clad attendees spotted off the runways<p>The fashion doesn't stop when the show ends. See our favorite stylishly clad attendees spotted <i>off</i> the spring 2014 ready-to-wear runways.

Ambitious Women Face More Obstacles than Just Work-Life Balance

For the past year and change, the American conversation about women and leadership has revolved around challenges of work-life balance — which most of the time actually means “work-family balance.”<p>The women we’re hearing from — Anne-Marie Slaughter, Sheryl Sandberg, and the rest — aren’t jetting …

The Internet’s next victim: Advertising

What the story of AdBlock Plus tells us: The online economy is broken, and won’t be easy to fix<p>"Everyone agrees that advertising on the Internet is broken," says Till Faida, CEO of Adblock Plus, creator of by far the most popular ad-blocking software on the Web.<p>The soft-spoken German, visiting the …