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Blue Skies With Robin Stratton

Loren Kleinman | Posted 03.23.2015 | 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 03.19.2015 | 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 03.18.2015 | 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 02.24.2015 | 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 02.24.2015 | 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 02.18.2015 | 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 02.06.2015 | 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 02.05.2015 | 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 01.31.2015 | 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 01.31.2015 | 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.

Alice Cooper Golfs

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 01.20.2015 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

Whether you're my husband or Alice Cooper, at some point during the second half of life's journey you will find yourself on a golf course in Florida.

Interview: Mikaela Hoover Talks Guardians of the Galaxy and More!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

I had a chance to talk to the actress recently about her turn as Glenn Close's assistant in the Marvel Studios pic, and she was happy to share stories of her time on the set, including what it was like working so close to Close.

INTERVIEW: Jon Stewart & Maziar Bahari on Rosewater

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For fifteen years, Jon Stewart has been "America's Most Trusted Newsman" as host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, even as he'd be the first to tell you he's not an actual newsman.

How to Mentally Prepare for Life After College

FindSpark | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
FindSpark

The years spent in college are a time of personal growth, invaluable education, and a plethora of new experiences. We live, we learn, we discover. The awesome part is that this process continues beyond these four years-- it's lifelong.

The Perils of the Automated Online Interview

Lance Katigbak | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
Lance Katigbak

By outsourcing interviews, hiring managers are discriminating upon those who have stage fright and are simply not used to being in front of a camera, while showing preference for those who are more confident in front of one.

4 Things to Consider When Choosing an Interview Outfit

Amber Aziza | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business
Amber Aziza

Remember, an interview is like a first date; they may remember what you wear, but they'll most likely most remember what you said and how you carried yourself. An amazing outfit is just the icing on the interview cake.

How To Nail Your College Interview

| Posted 10.29.2014 | Teen

By Sara Heath After countless hours of SAT and ACT prep courses, endless drafts of personal essays and tackling the monster that is the Common App,...

Interview: Director Lynn Shelton on Laggies

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Given the organic nature of most of her work, Laggies should be a major departure for writer-director Lynn Shelton: the first film she directed that she didn't generate herself.

The 5 Biggest Phone Interview Blunders and How to Avoid Them

Amber Aziza | Posted 12.20.2014 | Business
Amber Aziza

As a Millennial Career Consultant, I work with organizations and applicants each week and can tell you, there are many opportunities for a miss-step in a phone interview.