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Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

Employment

How to make Thai-spiced spring chickens with addictive nam jim jaew dipping sauce | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

I love the small baby chickens that producers label spring chickens, poussins or coquelettes. The size – about 500 grams each – is just enough for …

Chickens

3 Strategies For Negotiating A Remote Work Arrangement

According to Gallup, 43% of Americans report that they work remotely at least some of the time. In addition to this, millennials have indicated that they want flexible work arrangements. This includes the ability to work remotely.<p>In spite of this, there are still managers and organizations that are …

Remote Working

Low-Carb Diet: 44 Zero-Carb Foods and 6 Tips to Stick to This Diet

A low-carb diet includes foods that contain low levels of carbohydrates as those present in sugary foods, bread, and pasta. You must know that no …

Nutrition

The Art of Blocking: How to Make Boring Conversations More Interesting

Good blocking can turn a boring convo into a dynamic and emotional scene.<p>Where should actors stand within the frame? Should they move around? If so, …

Communicate

How to Build Bigger Arms After 40

Are your elbows aching from heavy curls and pushdowns? Pump up your arms with four exercises that are easier on the joints.<p>There’s almost nothing older lifters like to laugh at more than when younger bucks in the gym overload a barbell and spend an entire workout straining through endless sets of …

Health

You Won't Lose Fat and Build Muscle Unless You Do These 6 Things

If you want to build lean, defined muscles efficiently, personal trainer and strength coach Susan Niebergall says, "This is a two part equation. The first part of the equation is fat loss." You do this with nutrition and exercise. Focus on creating a sustainable calorie deficit by eating whole …

Fitness

Weekend getaways in Northern California for all families

What Northern California may lack in a dominant family vacation destination – say Disneyland, Universal Studios, or Legoland – it more than makes up for in sheer quantity and diversity. Less Mickey Mouse, more whales and sea lions.<p>To help you plan a weekend getaway soon, we’ve rounded up a wide …

Northern California

I've Been to 100 Caribbean Islands—This Is the One I Always Recommend

The Caribbean is synonymous with idyllic white-sand beaches and azure water, but for traveler and journalist Ashlan Cousteau, that's just one of the …

Caribbean

Organizing a UX team to complement your development team

In order to provide customers with a good experience when using your product, UX needs to be a consideration during development.<p>UX serves two …

UX Design

World's Most Dangerous Travel Destinations For The Fearless & Foolish

For a brave breed of traveller, only the world's most dangerous destinations will do. They happily trade the daily grind for adrenaline-charged …

Celebrity Style

Every Tourist in New Orleans Makes These 11 Mistakes

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: New Orleans is unlike anywhere else on this planet. The city essentially forces you — in the best way …

Travel

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here's what a week of my spending looks like

I retired at 52 in August 2016 after a 28-year career as a business executive.<p>My wife and I are what some would call "fat FIRE" — we live off the income our assets produce, not having to drawdown the assets themselves.<p>Our income-earning assets include real estate (14 units we bought after the …

Personal Finance

The One Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes When Pan Searing a Steak

Cooking a restaurant-worthy steak on the stovetop should not be a daunting task. Read through these blunders, resolve to avoid them, and you can …

BBQ

Costco Shoppers Love This Protein-Packed Edamame Spaghetti — Oh, and It's Gluten-Free!

Oh Costco, how we love thee so, so much. The wholesale retailer sells many of our favorite healthy foods in bulk, from huge boxes of spaghetti squash to two-packs of cauliflower crust pizza, and now there's yet another item to add to our Costco shopping list: edamame spaghetti.<p>Earlier this Summer, …

Healthy Eating

Trial of anti-ageing drugs that rejuvenate immune system hailed a success

Scientists have hailed the success of a clinical trial which found that experimental anti-ageing drugs may protect older people from potentially fatal respiratory infections by rejuvenating their immune systems.<p>In a trial involving people aged 65 and over, those who received a combination therapy …

Immunotherapy

An Astronomer Explains Black Holes at 5 Levels of Difficulty

You probably know the basics when it comes to black holes: A lot of mass squished into not a lot of volume makes for an entity so prodigiously dense, …

Black Holes

Recipe: 3-Ingredient Yogurt Marinated Chicken — Recipes from The Kitchn

Most marinades are essentially salad dressings masquerading for a part in the main course. Salad-style marinades thin as they pull moisture from the …

BBQ

Design Management (An Introduction) - Taking Charge of Processes and People

Design management is a complex field; it doesn’t relate to a single design discipline and the exact responsibilities attached to a design manager …

Empathy Mapping: A Guide to Getting Inside a User’s Head

<i>“Well, as a user, I wouldn’t do that.”<br>“Our users aren’t going to worry about that.”<br>“It’s my project. I know what users think.”</i>We’ve all heard …

9 Whole30-approved recipes that’ll make you the star of every summer BBQ

It’s easy to get jazzed about the Whole30 diet when you consider all its health benefits, like improved sleep quality, digestion, and energy levels. …

This is the 3-step process you should follow when you get a job offer

When you’re desperate to leave your job, it can be tempting to take the first offer that comes along. Don’t.<p>When you want a job–whether it’s your dream job or you’re simply ready to move on–it can be all too easy to accept any offer you’re given–even if it’s not the right offer for you.<p>“The number …

The Difference Between Cheap & Expensive Whisky, Explained By A Whisky Expert

Whisky is one of the most hotly contested spirits in the world right now but amongst all of the debate we sometimes forget that not everyone is a …

Acquainted

The John Muir Trail: 211 Miles of Bucket-List Hiking

Length: 211 miles, plus another 10 to get off Mt Whitney<br>Location: The trail runs from Yosemite National Park to the peak of Mt Whitney<br>Trail Type: …

Anthony Bourdain's first time at Waffle House is a spiritual, unpretentious must-watch

In 2015, Anthony Bourdain went to Waffle House for the first time.<p>Like many people who go to Waffle House, he and chef Sean Brock paid a late-night …

This Trainer's Double Kettlebell Workout Will Tone Every Single Inch of Your Body

If you've been too nervous to pick up a pair of kettlebells on your own, we've got just the workout for you. Vishal Kumar, multicertified trainer and manager of Epic Hybrid Training Center in San Francisco, recently posted a full-body workout that will give you a steady burn from head to toe.<p>"I …

Avenue of the Giants: Northern California's Most Spectacular 39 Miles

Driving on the Avenue of the Giants<p>The Avenue of the Giants runs parallel to U.S. Highway 101 between Exit 672 near Pepperwood and Exit 645. Driving …

Hiking

How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

Essential Design Thinking Videos and Methods

<i>The following resources are recommended in order to assist you to better understand Design Thinking. These resources, videos, and tools should be</i> …

Cure for some cancers found in a nuclear waste container in Tennessee

An isotope found in the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee is saving the lives of cancer patients in medical trials, and is on its way to helping more Americans as the president prepares to sign new legislation that would allow more patients to try experimental medical …