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INTERVIEW: Dana Nachman, Patricia Wilson and Mike Jutan on Batkid Begins

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.04.2015 | Impact
Zaki Hasan

In 2013, the family of a little boy named Miles, suffering from cancer, made a request to the Make-a-Wish Foundation. He wanted to be Batman. From that simple hope of a sick child, an entire social movement was born: Batkid had begun.

This Is How You Should Answer Questions About Your Current Salary When Interviewing

Quora | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Quora

You may assume that a recruiter is just looking to match the minimum needed to get you in the door. While that might happen at sub-par companies, that should not happen at companies with fair, principled compensation.

Bestselling Indie Author Rachel Thompson Talks About Writing to Heal

Loren Kleinman | Posted 06.26.2015 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Rachel Thompson is the author of newly released Broken Places (2015 Honorable Mention Winner, San Francisco Book Festival) and the multi award-winning Broken Pieces, as well as two additional humor books, A Walk In The Snark and Mancode: Exposed.

Amye Archer Turns Weight Into Words

Loren Kleinman | Posted 06.22.2015 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Amye Archer is a writer and teacher living and working in Northeastern Pennsylvania. She holds an MFA from Wilkes University, and is a recipient of the Beverly Hiscox Scholarship.

The Only 3 True Interview Questions for Potential Board Directors

George Bradt | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
George Bradt

In general, the only three true job interview questions are all about strengths, motivation and fit. The questions always apply, but the focus and answers need to be different for potential members of boards of directors.

Makeup Advice for Job Interviews

Sana Alam | Posted 06.08.2015 | Style
Sana Alam

The goal of this interview should be to demonstrate your competencies, qualifications and attention to detail; however, you should be prepared to look the part.

Indie Author James Mellis Talks About Truth in Fiction

Loren Kleinman | Posted 06.02.2015 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Until They Are Home is based on a true story. Can you talk about that story and why it inspired you to write the book? What was so compelling about the person in real life and how did you translate that to fiction?

Conversation with Robin Carolan Founder of Tri Angle Records

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.19.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

On the occasion of Tri Angle Records 5th Anniversary as part of Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York, I got the chance to interview the charming Tri Angle Records founder Robin Carolan at my local neighborhood diner.

5 Surefire Ways To Make A Powerful First Impression

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 05.28.2015 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Experts disagree as to the amount of time it takes for people to form an initial impression, but this earliest encounter tends to linger. In fact, some communication specialists claim that it can take as many as 12 follow-up meetings to counteract a poor first impression.

Blue Skies With Robin Stratton

Loren Kleinman | Posted 05.23.2015 | Books
Loren Kleinman

A four-time Pushcart Prize nominee, she's Managing Editor at Boston Literary Magazine, Acquisitions Editor at Big Table Publishing, and Director of Newton Writing and Publishing Center.

How Eric Krasno Is Changing the Music Industry One Jam at a Time

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Throughout his 20 years in the music industry, Eric Krasno has never fit into any single defined role. In addition to his guitar playing in Soulive and Lettuce, both of which he helped co-found, he's established himself as an in-demand producer and songwriter.

Michael Jackson's Xscape Origins: The First Review

Charles Thomson | Posted 05.18.2015 | Books
Charles Thomson

Hundreds of books have been written about Michael Jackson, but this is one of the very few must-reads to have been published since his death, forgetting his much-debated private life and shedding light on the one area most people appear least informed about; his work.

What (Some) Women Want

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 04.26.2015 | Women
Rym Tina Ghazal

It probably applies to both genders. I should start by saying this is not a scientific sampling; it's just women I met from different religions and backgrounds. This is what I found from my own interviews:

The Art of Being Alive Series: On Meaningful Living

Adedayo Fashanu | Posted 04.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Adedayo Fashanu

The art of being alive is an inspirational and humanities project that explores what it means to live a meaningful life and to live fully alive. It se...

8 Successful Bosses Share Their Favorite Curveball Interview Questions

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.20.2015 | Business

Unconventional interview questions can help managers make better-informed decisions about how a candidate will mesh with a company's culture.

3 Tips to Help You Dress for Success

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.20.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Next time someone tells you to 'dress for success' or to 'dress for the job you want', take them seriously. Trying to decide what to wear can be one of the most stressful aspects of an interview, and it can surprisingly have a huge impact on how the interview turns out.

Follow Up: Where Job Applicants Go Wrong

Michael Price | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business
Michael Price

Follow-up is critical because it keeps you top of mind and it lets the employer know you're serious about the position.

Sound of Intellect: The Psychology of the Elevator Pitch

Wray Herbert | Posted 04.07.2015 | Science
Wray Herbert

Scientists Nick Epley and Juliana Schroeder believe there is something about speech that conveys not just the content of a person's mind but the capacity for reasoning, thoughtfulness and intellect. If they are right, job seekers should appear more thoughtful and intelligent when given the opportunity to speak, rather than write, about themselves. That's what they set out to test.

Prologue To My Blog

Eva Augustina Sinotte | Posted 04.02.2015 | Arts
Eva Augustina Sinotte

Photography by Gina Sinotte (ginasinotte.com) I had a dream I would be conducting interviews for my Huffington Post Blog, a good platform for voices...

Interview: Director Kevin Macdonald on Black Sea

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.02.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Kevin Macdonald directed one of my absolute favorite movies of the last ten years, the twisty political thriller State of Play. As such, I was especially excited when I had opportunity to chat with the director about his latest project, Black Sea (now in theaters).

'Practice Makes Perfect', Says Jayme Karales

Loren Kleinman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment
Loren Kleinman

Jayme Karales is the author of the novel Disorderly and the limited-run comic book series The Extractor. In 2013 he was named editor-in-chief of the popular literary press ThatLitSite.com. Practice Makes Perfect is his directorial debut.

Even Musicians Get Stage Fright: An Interview With Keyboardist Todd Stoops

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 02.04.2015 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

I'm so grateful Raq and Kung Fu's keyboardist Todd Stoops took the time out of his busy life to share what makes him tick, turns him on in life and the obstacles he's overcome.

Wear Perfume During a Skype Interview

Alicia Garey | Posted 02.02.2015 | Comedy
Alicia Garey

Forget the stupid technology causing everyone to be awkward adjusting their sound, looking upward in the wrong direction from the screen. I mean, it's just silly.

New Year's Resolutions: 10 Secrets of an Executive Recruiter

Mark Wayman | Posted 02.01.2015 | Business
Mark Wayman

One phone call can change your life! Don't get discouraged thinking you'll never find a new job. You only need one job, so you only need to get one phone call. That call may come today or next week or next month.

Money Stories: Jessie Spector

Dev Aujla | Posted 01.25.2015 | Impact
Dev Aujla

Over the past 10 years, we have spoken to hundreds of people across North America and documented stories about life, work, passion and purpose from social disrupters, ethical innovators and positive changemakers.