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LinkedIn is no longer the future of recruiting, according to a former LinkedIn executive

LinkedIn, Monster.com, and other job websites have revolutionized the way that companies look for new hires. But they’ve also made it easier for those companies to sort candidates based on factors like where they went to school and which companies they’ve worked at in the past—which can narrow the …

Employment

How to Start a Business When You're an Introvert

First, know that your introversion isn't a curse -- it's a strength, if you know how to use it.<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The business world seems like it caters to extroverts. And that makes sense: As a business owner, you need …

Small Business

You've Probably Been Shorting Yourself on this Tax Deduction (But You Won't After You Read This)

Most likely, you're driving your car anyway - why not save money along the way?<p>Mileage. It's one of the most overlooked and misunderstood tax deductions for a couple of reasons: you may not realize how much money this can save you or you may not have a good system to track your mileage. …

Personal Finance

6 simple steps to figure out how much house you can afford

Here's how to set a realistic homebuying budget before you start shopping.<p>It's important to know how much home you can afford before you start the house-hunting and mortgage approval processes. Doing so can help limit your search to realistic options, and help you avoid disappointment when you find …

15 Things You Can Do to Be Happier at Work

Employees have more self-determination in their careers than ever, but with the added independence many of us enjoy today comes a responsibility to …

Happiness

21 unprofessional habits that could ruin your job interview

With all eyes on you, your habit of dressing sloppily or being exceedingly negative will be front and center for hiring managers and company influencers to see.<p>To help you avoid letting bad habits shine through at the worst moment, we asked experts to highlight some of the least professional …

Employment

Three Questions You Should Avoid Asking in a Job Interview

When I was a recruiter, I was asked a lot of smart questions that made me say, “Wow, this candidate is on top of her game.” But I also heard a lot …

Employment

How Not To Discuss Your Strengths And Weaknesses On Job Interviews

You don’t have to be perfect, you just have to be prepared.<p>As a job candidate, if you’re asked the question, “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” in an interview, it’s important to emphasize what you’re good at, and minimize—but be truthful about—what you’re not.<p>When it comes time to toot your …

Mac Malware Getting Much Worse: How to Protect Yourself

SAN FRANCISCO — Macs will encounter more malware in 2017, and the Apple desktop operating system may not be prepared to handle it, two security …

Consumer Tech

7 Overused Resume Cliches in 2017

We are on our way into the New Year and usually around this time, companies are advertising new posts. Unfortunately, it seems like we have not …

Employment

Simple Tips to Nail Job Interviews, Even if You're Shy or Introverted

Job interviews are extremely draining experiences, even moreso if you’re shy, or if you’re introverted and spend a ton of energy just putting …

Employment

Low-Impact Cardio Workout That's Perfect For Beginners, Too!

Not all cardio needs to involve jumping, hopping, and skipping. Lauren Boggi, founder of Lauren Boggi Active, created this 35-minute workout that will get your heart rate up to burn calories without a lot of high-impact moves. We offer low-impact modifications for every move, too. Plus, you don't …

This Sentence Will Help Guide Your Career

What do you want out of your career? Think beyond job titles and salary. Focus on the overarching vision for your professional life -- the work that is going to make you happy and fulfilled. Now, describe the entirety of that vision in just a few words. Not so easy, right?<p>This is a topic that …

Five Traits That Separate Job Seekers Who Get Hired From Those Who Do Not (With Real-Life Examples)

Why do some job seekers land a role they love (and even get multiple offers along the way) while others do not? In my 10 years of coaching people on landing and thriving in their dream job, hundreds of career stories have passed through my radar, and there are lessons to be learned from others’ …

Employment

2017 Best Career Apps & Websites To Land Your Next Job

Serious about landing your dream job this year? Or at least, landing a more fulfilling and higher paying job than the one you're in now?<p>If you said, Yes, then let's do it! My last article in Huffington Post, 2017 Highest Paying Jobs, Best Companies and Fastest Growing Industries, has been helping …

5 fixable job-search mistakes that are keeping you from getting interviews

Searching for a new job is a tedious process. But one of the worst parts is learning a position you wanted was filled — before you ever even got a chance to interview.<p>If you find yourself in that situation over and over again, you want to figure out whatever's holding you back so you can address it …

Employment

3 Rarely-Asked Interview Questions Every Job Seeker Should Ask

If you're a hiring manager or executive, you may want to take note as well.<p>A typical interview goes something like this: The prospective employer grills you with 45 minutes of behaviorally-based interview questions--sometimes in a three-person panel (and if they're not, they're probably doing it …

Employment

Tired of Being Tired? How to Re-Energize and Be Happy

You're tired. You're exhausted from the moment you get up in the morning. It feels like you've been plowing the field with a fork. You're working too hard and not getting enough done. This can get a person down, especially during this busy season. Fatigue can trigger sadness and vice versa.<p>There's …

6 Tax Deductions Homeowners Won't Want to Miss

Though there are plenty of good reasons to buy a home, owning property can be a costly prospect. From maintenance to insurance to real estate taxes, there are numerous costs that come with buying a home. But one major upside to homeownership are the tax benefits that come along with it. If you're a …

Personal Finance

Amazon Rent Any Movie .99 Promo

<b>Amazon</b> is offering a great deal if you are looking to watch a new movie where you can rent any movie for only $0.99! If you don’t want to watch right …

10 New Ideas for Making Money on the Side

There is no better use for spare time than turning it into spare money.<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every year we make the same resolutions, like losing weight or to quit smoking. What about making more money?<p>While there proven ways to make …

Small Business

Goodwill Has A Use For That Pile Of Amazon Boxes In Your Garage

If you’ve been shopping online a lot this holiday season or just in general, you probably have a lot of cardboard boxes in your house that you don’t …

5-Minute Clinic: Try This Handy Way To Play Better Golf

Why training your hand movement will lead to better golf.<p>Your hands are the only connection you have to a golf club, so it's logical that if you want to improve your swing, focusing on their positions and movement is a smart way to go about it. Remember, it's your hands that control the clubface, …

Golf