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12 Surprising Job Interview Tips

You’re almost there. Your resume landed you an interview and now it’s time to seal the deal. So what’s the best way to prepare?<p>To find the answer, I looked back on my interviews, sifted through research, and most importantly, asked employees from today’s most coveted companies. I tried to find deep …

3 Steps To Moving The Customer Experience From Firefighting To Prevention

My last blog post addressed making the Customer Experience (CE) proactive—in other words, anticipating customers’ needs and challenges in order to provide proactive service. The second cardinal aspect of CE, addressed here, is to make it preventive. Rather than forcing you to firefight each problem …

Homemade Doughnut Recipe Over The Campfire

What’s not to love about camping? You get to be outdoors, spend quality time with friends or family and cook some amazing food over a campfire. When …

Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …

Engineering

Rubber Band Tarp Line Tensioners

Nylon-based tarps tend to stretch during the night and when they get wet. This can be a potential problem for small asymmetric tarps because an edge …

Camping Supply List : What to pack? | Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Clothing<p>Long pants<br>• Shorts<br>• Socks (plus extras in case you get wet)<br>• Underwear (plus long underwear if needed)<br>• Pajamas or other sleepwear<br>• Short-sleeved …

How to Build an Evaporative Cooler

Portable Swamp Cooler. Click for larger image.How to build a low-cost 12 volt evaporative cooler. My husband and I built two swamp coolers that we …

Taiwan's abandoned resort town and the future that never was

San Zhi is a futuristic resort town that never was. As <i>Design You Trust</i> reports, construction on the Taiwan site began in 1978, but was abandoned just two years later, after a series of fatal accidents. Today, all that remains are colorful, pod-shaped homes, scattered across the overgrown coastline. …