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- Self Magazine | Work + Money | Mon, Jan 28, 2013 1:29 PM EST | CommentsK. Aleisha Fetters, SELF magazine
You know one of the best places to land a job is online. But, hello, talk about being a needle in a haystack! Here, ways you can stand out among the e-masses.
PIMP YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE
You'll increase your chances of a recruiter contacting you tenfold if you post links to industry news along with personal insights on your page at least once a week, according to Nicole Williams, LinkedIn's career expert. And while you're at it, beef up your experience section. Profiles that list more than one position snag more page views. Highlight your personal achievements with about five bullet points of info under each gig.
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BE EASILY SEARCHABLE
Parrot words or phrases from the job post in your résumé and cover letter, says Rosemary Haefner, CareerBuilder.com's HR vice prez. Recruiters often weed through hundreds of applications by typing keywords from the job description (such as "experienced in HTML") into a search e...Read More »
- Woman S Day | Work + Money | Mon, Jan 28, 2013 12:47 PM EST | CommentsBy Marlisse Cepeda
Express your gratitude to the armed forces with these rewarding ideas Read more: Support the Troops - How to Help …
Though some servicemen and women may be thousands of miles away, there's plenty you can do from right where you are to show you're thankful for their brave efforts. Sure, you can donate money to any of the worthy military organizations, but many of the foundations that follow offer more direct ways to give back to those who fight for our country. Read through to find your favorite way to help. Photo by Thinkstock.
1. Send books and more.
There's nothing better than a good read, right? Service members think so, too, despite their limited downtime. After signing up with Books for Soldiers, you'll be able to see soldiers' requests via forums for books, comic books, DVDs and magazines. If you own one of the sought-after items or want to pick it up for a soldier, just send it where the service member asks-the organization suggests using flat-rate boxes from the USPS. If you're interested in sending gifts to multiple soldiers at once, check out the foru
- Astrology.com Financescopes | Work + Money | Mon, Jan 28, 2013 12:12 PM EST | Comments
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
You've made it up another rung of the ladder, though you hardly even notice the difference. There will be more trials and successes in the near future, and each one will change your station by a notch. Sooner or later it will add up to something.
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Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
Your mind is on cash -- not your companions, not music, not poetry or love. There is nothing, it seems, that can pry your mind away from its first crush: Money. At least not every day is this frivolously spent.
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Gemini (May 21 - June 21)
You love nothing more than going over the numbers. You are calculating right, left and center today, and it's helping you put two and two togeth
- Beth Greenfield, Shine Staff | Work + Money | Fri, Jan 25, 2013 6:28 PM EST | Comments
A new Mercedes-Benz ad starring the voluptuous Kate Upton is generating some surprisingly negative buzz in the blogosphere, with critics calling it cheap and tasteless—even wondering if it's too sexy.
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"Hot girl, great car, and somehow I think this is the worst ad Mercedes has ever made," and "Cheap and stupid. Worst ad Mercedes made. Whoever thought of this needs to be fired!" are among a slew of choice comments posted on the Mercedes-Benz Facebook page.
The ad, set to air on February 3 during the Super Bowl, starts off with a slow pan upward, from feet to face, of a scantily clad Upton and her physical assets. Bluesy music blares. The screen goes blank except for a title: "Kate Upton Washes the New Mercedes CLA—in Slow Motion," and then it's back to the action, which consists of Upton suggestively blowing suds out of her hand, and then teasing and supervising a few young, wide-eyed young men in football jerseys
- Jessica Ferri | Work + Money | Fri, Jan 25, 2013 2:27 PM EST | CommentsVirginia Woolf was a genius who created some of literature's most beautifully written novels, pioneered the stream-of-consciousness writing style, paved the way for mental health advocacy, and championed the importance of self-actualization, especially for women. Since her death in 1941, she has become an all-out icon, a monolith of women's literature, despite her many provocative choices both on and off the page. In honor of her 131st birthday, here are some reasons to love Virginia Woolf that you might not know about.
Happy Birthday Mrs. Woolf.
She had awesome friends
Virginia Woolf's social circle was cool enough to have its own name, The Bloomsbury Group. The pack included poet T.S. Eliot, economist John Maynard Keynes, novelist E.M. Forester, painter Duncan Grant, and many more.
Those friends were adventurous in the bedroom
The Bloomsbury Group didn't just sit around the parlor drinking tea and discussing literature. They also had torrid love affairs—extramarital, polyamorous, and homosexual—with each oth...Read More »
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