The purpose of a resume is to tout your talents to a prospective employer; however, not all talents deserve a listing. Yahoo's HotJobs sets out criteria for which achievements you should include and which you should leave off entirely.
A few months back, we highlighted a few tips to take better nighttime pictures. Now photography weblog Digital Photography School is chiming in with six more ways to score better night shots, including how to breathe properly when snapping away.
Good news for all you web trend followers: Searches constituting the top 100 fastest-rising terms—a.k.a. Hot Trends—will now display a graph at the bottom of the search engine's results page demonstrating the rise of the trend.
A couple weeks back we told you how to get Windows 7 Home Premium for $30. Now Newegg.com has released pricing details for Windows 7 OEM editions (available for pre-order), all of which, as usual, cost significantly less than a retail upgrade. According to Ars Technica, "the OEM prices range from $110 for a copy of…
If you're on a budget and cooking solely for yourself, try extending the shelf life of your food by learning to cook in sequences and freezing the leftovers proportionally.
Whether you're looking to redecorate entire rooms or jazz things up with a few new pieces, knowing how to distinguish quality furniture from shoddily constructed designs can make the difference between enjoying your new purchases and returning them.
If you live in a city where walking and public transportation are the default modes of travel, weblog Visualmotive offers a chart and simple formula to help determine whether you should wait for the next bus or just hoof it.
To help bring out the shine on a piece of silver jewelry, you can go the expensive chemical route, or you can reach inside your fridge, pull out some eggs, and literally get cracking.
Office parties. Birthdays. Holidays. Attend most celebrations and, odds are, the festivities will include cake, and there will be leftovers. Keep those indulgent slices fresher for longer with apples.
If you're looking to get your hands on an iPhone 3G, AT&T is offering refurbished ones for $49 (8 GB) and $99 (16GB) while supplies last. Not bad, but you'll still have to pay full price for the privilege of a data plan.
Gadget and gear deals and free pastries are all well and good, but sometimes it's important to get in some culture. To wit, hundreds of museums are opening their doors for free this Saturday. We can already smell the antiquity. Photo by unforth.
Language like "leveraging your contacts" makes us a bit queasy, but the fact remains that finding a job or advancing your career often depends largely on your network. The Simple Dollar finance weblog suggests a well-timed follow-up is essential in cementing those business relationships.
Some people are born negotiators, but for most, it's a skill set that requires honing. Finance weblog Feld Notes suggests improving your powers of persuasion by eliminating ranges from your negotiating vocabulary.
Getting to see your favorite band in concert is fun, but preserving the night through photos can be tough, especially given the less than ideal stage lighting found at most venues. Next show, adjust accordingly by applying the optimal exposure settings.
Windows/Mac/Linux: Mozilla has released a new preview version of their desktop email application in the form of Thunderbird 3 Beta 4, adding a new email search, smart folders, and more.
Rechargeable batteries have their share of benefits (helping the environment, for one), but when it comes to saving money, personal finance blogger Len Penzo argues that sometimes regular old alkalines are the better option.
So you've finally landed that job interview. Now it's time to seal the deal with a killer interview. How? For one, try mastering your "Why hire me" story.