Robert Galvan

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Guardian Jobs advice on how to use the STAR technique in an interview | Guardian Jobs

Have you ever been caught off guard with a question in an interview? A competency-based question could well have been the culprit. These questions typically require the candidate to demonstrate they have the right skills for a role by using a previous experience which showcases those skills in …

Billionaire Facebook Investor Peter Thiel Backs More Students To Skip School, Start Companies

Last spring, billionaire Peter Thiel taught a class at Stanford University on startups, imparting his own knowledge taken from founding PayPal and funding companies like Facebook to students in packed lecture halls over a 10-week quarter.<p>But despite his time in front of his alma mater’s …

Google Creates Timelapses to Show How Earth Has Changed over the Past 20 Years

Ever wanted to look at the way that Earth has changed over the years? Google has put together an interesting Timelapse series doing just that. In the …

Billionaire Paul Singer: The U.S. Has A Big Debt Problem And The Fed Is Making It Worse

Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Singer warned that rich countries are insolvent, with U.S. debt to GDP levels actually around 500% given the cost of entitlements. The head of Elliott Management warned of the massive levels of leverage at major global banks, and at the perils of quantitative …

A PhD in economics is the only one worth getting

People often ask me: “Noah, what career path can I take where I’m virtually guaranteed to get a well-paying job in my field of interest, which doesn’t force me to work 80 hours a week, and which gives me both autonomy and intellectual excitement?” Well, actually, I lied, no one asks me that. But …

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