Michael Toumazou

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A Google recruiter shares the winning 3-part formula for resumes that get noticed

Google is a highly sought-after employer, fielding more than 50,000 applicants a week. Yet just a sliver of those applicants actually get hired, …

Employment

A new report says traces of Monsanto pesticide found in many popular, oat-based breakfast foods

While it’s not printed anywhere on their ingredients list, some of America’s most popular breakfast foods contain pesticides. On Wednesday, the …

Pesticides

TechDay Los Angeles - Why Exhibit at TechDay Los Angeles

Hurry! Prices to Exhibit increase 20% in 3 days!<p>Who Exhibits at TechDay?<p>Companies that exhibit at TechDay range across all industries in every stage …

Los Angeles

The best answer to 'What's your greatest weakness?' in a job interview comes down to two parts

It's one of the most dreaded questions in a job interview: "What are your biggest weaknesses?"<p>But fortunately, there are some good ways to think about your answer.<p>In her weekly column for The Cut, "Ask a Boss," workplace advice writer Alison Green points out the importance of honestly answering the …

Employment

Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness by making a molecule in our eyes toxic, according to a new study

Staring at screens all day isn't good for us — we know this. It can cause eye strain, sometimes called computer vision syndrome, and the light is so bright it can mimic sunlight, mess with our hormones, and prevent us from feeling sleepy.<p>And according to a new study, published last month in the …

Research

20 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Said to Always Ask These 3 Questions to Determine the Perfect Job Candidate to Hire

Want to build a great team? Jeff Bezos told Amazon employees to ask themselves these simple questions before making any hiring decision.<p>Jeff Bezos and Amazon are known for many things. A juggernaut of a flywheel. Drones. Amazon Web Services. Relentless expansion.<p>But while Amazon is undeniably a …

Jeff Bezos

Housing was the world’s best investment over the last 150 years

Stocks will bring you highs, but periodically will seriously let you down. Treasury bonds will keep you safe, but they won’t make you rich. Housing? That’s the best of both worlds. In rich countries, over the very long term, housing investments get you returns similar to equities (like stocks and …

Housing

10 Common Foods That Are Worse for Your Body Than Sugar

While we know everyone has a varying understanding of what's healthy and what's not—and it's clear all food affects each body differently—there a few …

Nutrition

WhatsApp means serious business for startups

BookMyShow, Goibibo and MakeMyTrip and Netflix have all taken to WhatsApp for business. Photo: Bloomberg<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Indian startups are increasingly …

Startups

Grow Your Real Estate Investment Portfolio, Part I: Understanding The Benefits Of Rental Property

Are you looking to create wealth for the future? The shocking reality is that 42% of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. And with the cost of living on the rise and inflation continually driving the value of the dollar down, it’s increasingly important to take your future into …

Real Estate

The $90 LED Light That Destroys Shower Mold For Good

A few months ago, we wrote about a mind-blowing bacteria-killing under-cabinet light, and it changed the cleaning game forever. And now, the brand …

Fungi

This Brilliantly Simply Trick to Remember Things Is So Effective, You Won't Believe You Weren't Already Doing It

I'm warning you. It's really simple. But I can't believe I haven't been doing this my whole adult life.<p>Sometimes the simplest solutions are best.<p>A couple of weeks ago, I took a summer Friday and headed to Rhode Island. It was a nice trip. One of the highlights: My wife and I joined my aunt and …

Rhode Island

How to use WhatsApp's group calling feature for video and voice calls

WhatsApp's group calling feature is now rolling out to everyone on Android and iOS. The messaging platform picked up voice and video call support …

Apps

Getting the most from OneNote, part I: A hidden Office gem

The more information you put into OneNote the more useful it is. You can tag, flag, recognize, record and search just about anything.<p>Microsoft's …

Software

If you were fired, don’t lie about it in a job interview. Do this instead

Being fired is awkward. Sometimes you deserve it, and sometimes you don’t. Either way, it can be a difficult thing to explain at a future job interview. In fact it’s hard to think of a less tasteful way of selling yourself for gainful employment than admitting that you were forcibly removed from a …

Employment

I tried a 'tooth tweakment' and it totally changed my life

My dog ruined my teeth.<p>I know that sounds like the kind of lie you might tell at school, but in this case, it is absolutely true - and I’m not alone; …

Self-awareness

Self-made millionaire: 'I don't save money'—here's why

You’ve heard the saying, “cash is king,” but what if I told you it’s not? In fact, cash is garbage — inflation eats it. $1,000 in 1960 had the …

Personal Finance

Why sleeping with a fan on can be bad for your health

If you don't currently own a fan in the midst of this heatwave, here's why you might not want to bother.<p>We say this for two reasons. One: we can almost guarantee that you won't actually be able to find one in stock anywhere, because everyone has had the same idea as you. And secondly, it's not …

Sleep

Digital cart aids in-store shopping

Add / Remove German digital platform Wirecard and telecomm company T-Systems are teaming up to create a new digital shopping cart. The app will let …

How To Fall Back Asleep If You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night, According To Experts

There’s nothing more frustrating than falling asleep… only to wake up a few hours later. Whether it’s from insomnia or other factors, there are …

Sleep

A self-made millionaire who retired early at 37 says there's a difference between 'living rich' and 'being rich'

You could say that Chris Reining is well-versed in the semantics of money. He did, after all, retire at age 37 as a self-made millionaire by spending less than he earned and investing the difference. It's a milestone he leverages to run a blog on financial independence.<p>With experience like that, …

Retirement

Suzy Welch: What to say when a job interviewer asks, 'What's your current salary?'

"What's your current salary?" a hiring manager asks you. Instantly you tense up, unsure of how to respond.<p>It's a common — and uncomfortable — job …

5 Ways to Avoid Getting Ripped Off by Programmers When Building Your First App

Make sure they know what they are doing. And don't just take their word for it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Taking your idea for an app and turning it into an actual app people can use is a beautiful thing.<p>Execution isn’t only crucial to success -- as in, you will …

Business Strategy

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

6 Vital CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises You Need to Master

CrossFit dumbbell exercises are important for all athletes.<p>CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises<p>The 2017 CrossFit Open saw the return of dumbbells and …

Crucial Exercises That Will Ensure You Get Bigger Faster

So you want to build muscle? It’s not as straightforward as just downing protein and lifting heavy.To uncover the secret of how to get muscles, we …

Celebrity Style

How to Remove Sweat Stains From White Shirts

When your crisp white dress shirt or favorite tee starts yellowing around the collar or under the arms, don't sweat. Removing those unsightly stains is easier than you think with the help of natural ingredients that will leave that article of clothing looking fresh. And this eco-friendly cleaning …

Cleaning

This $610 million real estate company doesn't have an office for its 13,000 agents and staff — instead, everybody works from this completely virtual island

If you've ever wondered what the next phase of working remotely could be like, look no further than eXp Realty.<p>In most respects, eXp is your typical real estate brokerage company. It employs thousands of licensed agents to help clients buy and sell their homes. And business seems to be good: eXp's …

Real Estate

You Won't Believe What Could Cure Your Fear of Flying

Do you jump at the slightest bump of turbulence? Do you clutch the armrest during take off and landing? Or are you even too afraid to go to the airport?<p>The bottom line is that a fear of flying is an irrational, but powerful emotion. Take comfort in the numbers: The National Transportation Safety …