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Dumbest things to do with money

rorobito/flickr<p>Time is still on your side in your 30s. If you manage your money well, it can mean huge financial gains in the future.<p>That's easier said than done. And many of us tend to assume that we'll have more money in our 40s and have plenty of time to tune up our finances, which can lead to …

Personal Finance

Bill Nye Sees An Intimate Connection Between Startups And Science

While at South by Southwest Interactive, I had a chance to (briefly) interview one of my childhood heroes, Bill Nye the Science Guy.<p>Nye was about to evaluate inventions at an event for Quirky, a startup that helps turn inventions into commercial products, but I also asked him what he thought of the …

5 Common Mistakes That Will Ensure Your Resume Gets Tossed

Here’s a prediction: If your résumé feels boring, stilted, and borrowed, no one’s going to want to hire you.<p>Recruiters look at a résumé for six seconds. So how do you stand out from the crowd, aside from awesome design?<p>By avoiding threadbare phrases like “stand out from the crowd,” as David Mielach …

10 Words to Avoid in Your Resume

You are a person that still needs a resume to get a job in today’s world of networking and making contacts. We don’t believe that you’re fresh out of …

Employment

5 Lessons Every Startup Founder Should Learn

No matter your education, founding a company is going to school you. Take these lessons to heart before you get hit with the books.<p>Your idea is probably not new<p>There are very few new ideas. Whatever idea you have come up with, someone else is already working on it, because most ideas and companies …

How to Answer the Top 35 Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

This infographic (from Sample Questionaire) lists the top 35 most asked interview questions, and how to answer them!<p>How many of these have you been …

Having a Dog May Mean Having Extra Microbes

North Carolina State University biologist Rob Dunn and colleagues surveyed people's pillow cases, refrigerators, toilet seats, TV screens and other household spots, to learn about the microbes that dwell in our homes. Among the findings, reported in the journal PLoS One, homes with dogs had more …

Blumoo turns mobile devices into RF remotes, streams music via Bluetooth (video)

If you hoard gadgets like us, then your living room is probably covered with a plethora of remote controls. Flyover Innovations' Indiegogo campaign aims to streamline your home audio experience and minimize your mess with Blumoo, a small hardware platform that turns your mobile device into an RF …

Four Things That Make You More Motivated, Happy, And Creative At Work

Then she reviewed their ups and downs and drew connections.<p>What she learned was extraordinary.<p>She described the study in her book The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work.<p>Here are four of the biggest things I learned.<p><b>1) Progress Motivates You More</b> …

Creativity

Job Interview Tips For Fresh Graduates

When in college, you’re used to competition. Right from scholarships to internships, you compete at every step with other students. Although you may …

Employment

How to Write Like a Scientist

I didn’t know whether to take my Ph.D. adviser’s remark as a compliment. “You don’t write like a scientist,” he said, handing me back the progress …

Writing

The Secret To Staying Motivated? Optimism, Not Anger

Many of us use anger to fight our way back from failure. But as our veterans have proven, optimism is a more powerful motivator than anger.<p>There’s an old idiom, “don’t get mad, get even.” I’ve always loved it, but of course, that just means I’m a hothead. Because if you really break down that …

25 Motivational Picture Quotes For Running

Running pumps endorphins through your body and makes you feel contagiously happy. Runners call this feeling the “Running High” We have put together a …

Motivation

5 Tips For Writing A Nonprofit Resume

In the nonprofit world, your resume is what can make the difference between getting an interview and getting thrown into file 13. Your resume must …

100+ Free Sourcing & Recruiting Tools, Guides, and Resources

It’s been a LONG time coming, but I finally got around to updating my free sourcing & recruiting tools, guides and resources page where I now keep a …

How Resumes Differ From Country To Country

How do resumes differ from country to county and just how important is having a country-specific resume? Can the resume that got you a job in the …

Introduction to pharmaceutical industry & clinical research

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6 Tough Interview Questions Revealed by Employers

When you’re competing against smart, qualified applicants – dazzling your future employer with a stellar interview performance is what’s going to put …

How Students Should Follow Up With Employers

College seniors who have sent out resumes and interviewed with hiring managers might be ready to sit back and hope for a job offer, but their application process is far from complete.<p>In the current competitive job market, following up after the interview has evolved beyond a common courtesy and …

6 Questions to Ask During Your Interview That Will Make an Employer Want to Hire You

It's common advice among job seekers: when you're interviewing, you need to interview the employer right back. After all, you're the one who is potentially going to fill this position, so you need to know if it's going to be a good fit, right?<p>Except that while salary ranges, benefits and schedule …

Employment

12 Interview Questions That Will Reveal the Very Best Candidates

If you’re not getting exceptional hires, it may be because your traditional interview process is simply not designed to excite them.<p>Instead of …