Insider Secrets to Get Your Resume Read

It’s becoming harder than ever to get your resume read by a real person. “HR people are drowning in resumes, and despite their best intentions, many can’t keep up,” says executive recruiter Mike Travis. Help your resume win the attention it deserves by following these up-to-date tips from industry insiders. * “Keep it shorter, tighter, […]




When Should Kids Get Cell Phones?

Every parent of a young child today knows the dilemma: When is your child old enough for a cell phone? A computer? A TV in their room? Good questions, and while the scientific and psychological consensus tends to skew toward encouraging later adoption of gadgetry (12 years old is a common figure for My First […]




10 Biggest Bankruptcies In U.S. History

Lehman Brothers Assets upon filing: $691 billion Date of filing: Sept. 15, 2008 Description: Investment bank What happened next: Within days of its filing, Lehman’s North American business was taken over by UK bank Barclays; Japan’s Nomura Holdings snagged its international operations. Washington Mutual Assets upon filing: $328 billion Date of filing: Sept. 26, 2008 […]




Resume Keywords

Keywords Can Make or Break Your Resume By Erika Malzberg, for LiveCareer As many as 80% of employers use keywords to decide which resumes are worth a look. Using the right resume keywords can get you noticed and earn you an interview. Here’s how: What are keywords? Keywords are used in job descriptions to describe […]




The World’s Most Powerful People

The 67 heads of state, criminals, financiers and philanthropists who really run the world. “I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.” — Napoleon Bonaparte Power has been called many things. The […]