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6 Reasons Why Employers Are Ignoring Your Resume

People throw shredded paper (perhaps a resume, built from bad resume templates) from a balcony in New York City | Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images<p>On the …

Employment

5 Job Reference Mistakes You Should Never Make

If you’re one of the many Americans looking for a job, then you are probably already in the middle of a tough job search. Properly displaying …

7 Recipes That Can Teach Kids How to Cook

Kids learn most practical skills from their parents, and that goes for preparing food as well. If you don’t take the time to teach your little ones …

If Facebook Chatter Is Any Indication, This Will Be the Next Big Beauty Trend

For the past couple months, Adweek has worked with Facebook to look at chatter about topics that are on the cusp of blowing up on the social network, …

Beauty Trends

15 Once-In-A-Lifetime Adventures You Can Only Have In Georgia

Dubbed one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the state, people flock to this park to get a glimpse of nature at its best. It’s the type of …

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Why It's 'Self-Reg,' Not Self-Control, That Matters Most For Kids

As parents, it can be natural enough to conclude that when our kids act up or act out — at home, at school, away at the beach or park on family summer vacation — we should tell them to calm down and be sure they follow through.<p>After all, isn't it our job to teach our kids to learn some self-control?<p>…

Self Control

29 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best way …

Employment

Begin Your Arguments From the Other Person's Perspective to Be Persuasive

When you’re defending your position, your natural inclination is probably to start with the arguments that make the most sense to you. However, if …

3 Mistakes That Almost Killed My Marriage (By A Happily Married Man)

When I first met my wife, the chemistry and connection was off the charts.<p>Then, shortly after we got married, we began arguing more and more. At times, it seemed like we weren't on the same page about <i>anything</i>. I thought it was mostly her fault because she was just being stubborn and difficult.<p>Was I …

Three tools to rule them all: How to fix anything in Photoshop with three basic tools

I know – that title sounds a little bit like clickbait-ish. But! It’s not! (well not this time). You don’t need a lot of fancy tools to fix most …

The best all-inclusive resorts for adults

Looking for a great getaway without the kids?<p>These top-ranked resorts are the best all-inclusives-- and they're only for adults.<p>1. Secrets the Vine, Cancun, Mexico<p>Upon arrival to Secrets the Vine, you're struck by the hotel’s stunning Art Deco design and floor-to-ceiling windows, offering expansive …

Riviera Maya

10 Internet Hacks Every Student Should Know

If you are a student and want some cool hacks and tricks, you came to the right place. Today we collect best apps, hacks and websites that will …

Social Media

6 Essential Phrases Used By Top Leaders

Great leadership is a habit. It is something you embody every day, and that means adopting more leadership-oriented language<p>Leadership: it is one of the most important skills to have in the job market. In a world where companies are increasingly flat and where great work relies heavily on solid …

Leadership

What It Really Means To "Tailor Your Resume"

Applying for a job? You’ve probably heard the advice plenty of times to tailor your resume for the position. But, you might not know exactly how to …

The best Android apps you can't get on iPhone in 2016

Reuters<p>One of the best things about Android is that apps have a lot more freedom compared iPhone apps.<p>Some of the most innovative Android apps are exclusive to Android because they do something Apple simply wouldn't allow.<p>These apps let you hack your smartphone's LED lights for custom …

Apps

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The honeysuckle (Lonicera) is a low-maintenance plant that grows well on a trellis, but is also grown pots for a waterfall effect. Honeysuckle plants produce white flowers that gradually turn yellow throughout the growing season. Because of their fragrant flowers, honeysuckles attract butterflies, …

Gardening

How To Grow Citrus in Containers - Quiet Corner

For the most part, the areas where home gardeners plant the citrus trees are the same areas where citrus is grown commercially. But if space is …

To Teach Kids To Read And Write, Sometimes You Have To Get Creative

Take a look at your hand, right or left, it doesn't matter. Now imagine every finger represents a word. How many sentences can you come up with?<p><i>I think therefore I am.</i><p><i>Don't sweat the small stuff.</i><p><i>All you need is love.</i><p>Ximena Martinez, from Texas, thought this one was good: "Las naranjas son muy …

Teaching

Bill Moyers to Grads: President Johnson Didn't Think We'd Have a Black President Yet

Thank you. Thank you very much. Thank you, dean, for that introduction.<p>Thanks to the faculty and administration for their work today. And thanks to …

Bill Moyers

'Helping Children Succeed' Starts At Birth; A Case For The Power Of Nurture

"I'm giving you these comments because I have very high expectations and I know that you can reach them."<p>In one of the many experiments cited in Paul Tough's new book, <i>Helping Children Succeed</i>, a group of middle school students received this message on a Post-it note, attached to a paper their …

Pedagogy

12 of the Most Inspirational Commencement Speeches of All Time | Inc.com

Now and then we all need something to pick us up when we're feeling down, to give us clarity when we're confused, to inspire us when we don't feel motivated.<p>These lines, excerpted from a dozen of the best commencement speeches in recent years, can help.<p><b>1. President Barack Obama, Rutgers …

Motivation

Read-Aloud Revival - Read-Aloud Revival with Sarah Mackenzie

“I’m a Sarah Mackenzie and Read-Aloud Revival enthusiast, and a MAJOR FAN!”<p>– Tomie dePaola<p>Listen to the latest episode of the podcast<p>Season …

Summer is imminent. Here are the beaches, boat ramps and lakeside restaurants on Lake Norman and Lake Wylie

Map of Lake Norman and Lake Wylie public access points: Fishing, boating, swimming, lakeside restaurants<p>Red markers indicate boat ramps and/or …

I salvaged my shattered iPhone with a 'Band-Aid' screen cover

After a BBQ last Sunday (there may have been alcohol), I dropped my phone. Multiple times. And I wasn't lucky. Although my iPhone 6 Plus has suffered tiny hairline cracks in two of the corners, this time the drops were critical hits resulting in a spiderweb of substantial cracks, the majority of …

Is Grit Good? Edition - Mom and Dad Are Fighting

On today's show, Allison and Dan discuss game theory parenting and whether children need grit to succeed. Mom and Dad Are Fighting is brought to you …

15 Cool Things You Can Do On The Internet For Free

The Internet is full of free things If you know the right place. You can learn anything on the internet free from seeing and reading. Today in this …