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Inspiration During your Job Search

Job Search can be stressful and take much longer that you expect. It’s not easy to go through the pressure at times. Success comes to those who keep going, positively, enthusiastically and with a plan. Here are some inspiring sayings that might motivate you or help carry on when the going gets tough: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Don’t [...]Show More Summary

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In the summer of 2004, Hurricane Charley roared out of the Gulf of Mexico and swept across Florida to the Atlantic Ocean. The storm claimed twenty-two lives and caused $11 billion in damage. It also left in its wake a debate about price gouging. - From Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do? by Michael J. Sandel

Why You'll Get More Investors If You Plan an Exit Now

Just because you can't see a day when you won't be involved in your company doesn't mean you shouldn't plan for it now. In fact, you'll be more likely to generate investor interest.

Career as a Freelance Academic Writer- 10 Reasons to Become One

The job market now offers a vast diversity of online and offline job opportunities. It’s often easy to get lost in the abundance of attractive offerings available. However, when you know your true passions and aspirations, it’s getting much easier to pick up the job you are cut out for. If you have an inclination [...]Show More Summary

10 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings

Eclecticity Light has the tricks and they are on a handy mug. My favorite: "Tell the presenter to go back a slide."

Former Playboy Model Sentence to Prison for Drug Smuggling

Former Playboy model Brandi Brandt has been sentenced up to six years in prison for drug smuggling. You might remember Brandt because she was married to Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx for several years (or you might remember her for … More » The post Former Playboy Model Sentence to Prison for Drug Smuggling appeared first on EveryJoe.

Spy Novel or Start-Up?

Fans of burner phones, secret credit cards, code names, and general espionage, look no further than your friendly neighborhood car-sharing start-up. According to The Verge, Uber (the company where you sit in the back seat) is waging an outlandish war on Lyft (the company where you sit in the front s

5 Top LinkedIn Features for Personal Brands

Since 2003 LinkedIn has been building an effective career networking tool online for connecting with the right people. The first step towards building your personal brand is have a presence there. The second step is to tap into all that it has to offer. Show More Summary

ISIS Sends “A Message in Blood” With Another Beheading Video

Islamic State terrorists have released another beheading video. This one apparently portrays the beheading of a Kurdish man in Iraq. The video was entitled “A message in blood to the leaders of the American-Kurdish alliance” and apparently was meant as … More » The post ISIS Sends “A Message in Blood” With Another Beheading Video appeared first on EveryJoe.

Cancelled Flights: The Defense

It may seem like the airlines are just out to make your life hell. But as a professor of industrial and operations engineering who has studied the industry for 20 years, I’ve learned that cancellations are rarely good for the airline industry except when they are also actually good for passengers. Read the rest of Amy Cohn's article in The New Republic.

I ran out of jobs

Seven years ago I was an unemployed college grad with an idea that I thought would help people like me find cool companies to work for. It turned out to be a pretty good idea. Just look at our list of success stories (and these are only the ones from people who took the time […]

VIDEO: How to Hire a Great Recruiter...

Capitalist Note – We're doing a new series over at Fistful of Talent called the Recruiter Recharge, created in conjunction with the uber-pro recruiting team at Newton Software. Each month, we do a featured post, a podcast and a shor...

7 Board Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make

Choosing the right directors is only the beginning. You have to manage those directors and board meetings, and that's where the real work happens.

Ninth Circuit Rejects FedEx Effort to Portray Drivers as Independent Contractors

Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held, under California law, that FedEx drivers are employees, not independent contractors. As a result, Fed Ex, which had required the 2300 California drivers included in the case to pay for their own trucks, equipment and expenses, and work 9.5 to 11 hour days, is liable for violating […]

Visual Search to Shop: Gimmick or Game Changing?

Companies are rolling out technology that eliminates the middle man in the shopping experience. But does it actually work?

Developing an App? Use These Best Practices

Michael Schneider, CEO of Mobile Roadie, explains how to capitalize on your audience without being annoying or invasive.

Why 50 Cent Is A Genius When It Comes To Competition

Want to use your competition to your advantage? These are the 3 lessons we can learn from 50 Cent.

America’s New Labor Movement

It may be flying below the national radar, but it's very much alive.

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