Ditch subjective claims like being “results-oriented” or having “extensive” experience and provide objective proof of actual results and experience. Regardless of industry or level, the best resumes, interviews and other job search material are specific and measurable in their claims. Here are 8 ways to add numbers and metrics to your job search marketing.
As America’s first great invention -- or "disruptive technology as we would say today -- the steamboat ushered in an age of American innovation that continues to this day. But none of this may have happened without a fateful meeting in 1784 of George Washington and James Rumsey, a visionary tinkerer dismissed by many as a crackpot.
After nearly 20 years of temporary fixes, Congress voted to make permanent a ban on internet tax access.
We’ve seen reams of critical analysis of the Super Bowl ads, creative reviews, rankings based on consumer preference, even a list of those spots with the potential to actually drive business. But which ads and moments did viewers actually watch during the broadcast? Dstillery, a data-analytics firm that recently tracked Iowa [...]
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is currently down almost 10% year to date, although it remains a favorite of both hedge funds and professional money managers. Most frighteningly, a steep decline after a disappointing quarter of relatively low iPhone sales growth has encouraged significant investor caution. Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple [...]
Making a career change can be difficult and scary, but if you get an interview in a different industry, there are four ways to talk about past experiences.
Hyundai and Acura lead all comers in offering models with the lowest long-term ownership costs.
Like most, I was terrified of getting up in front of a large group of people and forgetting all my lines. Then I found mnemonics and everything changed.
T-Mobile’s successful new offering “Binge On” is shaking up the mobile industry. Yet it is unclear whether the offering is legal under the Federal Communication Commission’s Open Internet Order, which reclassified broadband under 1930s-era rules designed for the telephone monopoly—in the name of preserving “net neutrality.” The FCC is currently [...]
In a new twist, the families of four U.S. citizens murdered and wounded by the Mexican drug cartels have sued HSBC bank for allegedly laundering billions of dollars in drug proceeds.
Just weeks after the Obama Administration scored a victory in its Clean Power Plan, the Supreme Court on Tuesday pushed back by temporarily blocking implementation of the Plan until lower court rulings are complete, which may take years. In a 5-to-4 vote, the Supreme Court did not actually kill the Plan, whose goal was to cut emissions over the next 15 years from existing power plants by a third, relative to 2005. The Court just stopped its implementation until after an appeals court rules on a challenge to the Plan by 27 states and dozens of corporations and industry groups led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. But this historic vote bodes ill for the Plan if it should ever reach the High Court.
The Supreme Court issues an unprecedented stay of an Obama administration rule that was pretty aggressive itself.
Silicon Valley’s Frankly opted to go public on Canada's junior stock exchange over taking VC money. Despite the stock's collapse, CEO Steve Chung says he's got no regrets.
The spectacular rise and catastrophic fall of online Ponzi operator eZubao last December has been presented as an allegoryof dangers in China’s flawed financial system. But, at its heart, I think eZubao is a human interest story about Ding Ning (丁宁), a short, pudgy 43-year old male from mid-sized Bengbu, [...]
This isn’t so much a news story as a philosophy class: in a letter to Chris Urmson, the head of Google’s self-driving car project, the US National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), has decided that the driver of a self-driving vehicle is the computer and the software designed to make [...]
India remains one of the most corrupt countries in the world, according to a recent report by Transparency International. The prominent watchdog group issued its annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which scores and ranks nations based upon expert perceptions of public sector corruption. A score of 0 corresponds to a rating [...]
Former MLB commissioner Bud Selig has kept active in retirement as a sports law professor. Now he's added teaching at Arizona State University.
Shopping for Valentine's Day must berough for the extremely well heeled. Nearly every gift ideais too mundane or mediocre, and what do you get a person who already has it all? To deep-pocketed folksscrambling to find the perfect present,don't fret—just keep calm and read on. His: For the suave showstopper... Masterpiece cufflinks. Featuring [...]
iam8bit is doing something special with their unique Collector's Editions of video games: They're making them more than collectible. They're making them practical.