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7 Reasons Job Interviews Suck As You Grow Older

Donna Highfill | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

There is one topic very few baby boomer women really discuss, and that is the utter despair felt when looking for work. Maybe we've recently left a job, or have been downsized, or are finally in a place to do what we have always wanted to do. It seems like an exciting time, until our first interview experience. For many of us, it has been years since we've had to interview.

They Are Not Men! They Are Devo!

Salvatore Bono | Posted 08.26.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Devo has always been and continue to be revolutionary. Take a listen to any modern pop song on the radio these days and you will hear a Devo influence.

Eden Baylee Is a Stranger at Sunset

Loren Kleinman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

When I set out to write full-time, I started with erotica as it was a genre I knew well. I've been reading it since I was 11, but I also knew I would not write it forever. I wanted to challenge myself by writing a novel.

Interview: Chloë Grace Moretz, Liana Liberato, and Gayle Forman on If I Stay

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

As part of the current Hollywood vogue of adapting popular young adult novels to the silver screen, If I Stay is one of the more effective entries in the genre.

Q&A: Ted Allen From Chopped Talks In-Flight Magazines, Mexico, and Airport Food

Shermans Travel | Posted 08.19.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

As the star of Food Network's Chopped, and former judge on Bravo's Top Chef, Ted Allen can eat. And eat. And eat. But when he's not eating, or jamming out to David Bowie, he's traveling

Fun Read: How to Work With An Accountant

Yun-Fang Juan | Posted 08.19.2014 | Small Business
Yun-Fang Juan

To learn how to make the most out of this relationship, Fundastic interviewed Celina Lam, a CPA with three decades of experience working with small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here is the Q&A.

Anticipatory Anxiety Sucks

Maria Senise | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

To my unpleasant surprise, I was told that I have to interview to substitute teach in the school district I've been working for the past five years. I...

Recalling Bacall: My Interview

Lauren Daley | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Lauren Daley

She was born Betty Joan Perske in the Bronx in 1924 to two Jewish immigrants. She was immortalized as "Lauren Bacall" for her smoky voice, come-hither looks, flirtatious wit.

Arika Kane on Music and True Artistry

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Cain-Jackson

If you've watched Hollywood Exes, you've heard her powerful vocals perform the VH1 series' theme song. This is someone that you need to know about if you don't already - her name is Arika Kane.

Meshell Ndegeocello, a Master of Her Craft and Destiny

Diriye Osman | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Diriye Osman

Whether it's publically acknowledged or not, Meshell Ndegeocello's sound is everywhere.

5 Career Negotiating Tips for Recent Grads

Katie Donovan | Posted 08.15.2014 | Women
Katie Donovan

Did school teach you the skill for the job and the career center teach you how to get the first job? Yup, but most likely no one taught you about all the things that can happen in the first job. Here are five tips to help negotiate the early part of your career and beyond.

Find Your Joy

Maria Senise | Posted 08.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

I've taken this leap of faith and put myself out there publicly with my honest words, and I simply need to keep moving forward on this path. It's hard not to dwell on negative stuff that's happened though; when you have anxiety, you tend to dwell on the past and worry about the future instead of living in the moment.

Tariq Nasheed on the Current State of Affairs in the Black Community

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 08.13.2014 | Black Voices
Bryan Cain-Jackson

Hidden Colors 3: The Rules of Racism, directed and produced by author and documentary filmmaker Tariq Nasheed, explores racism in a way it previously hasn't been explored.

Matt Potter Talks Pure Slush

Loren Kleinman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Matt Potter is an Australian-born writer who keeps a part of his psyche in Berlin. Matt has been published in various places online, and he is, rather amazingly, also the founding editor of Pure Slush.

The Difference Between Barack and Hillary

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

Thomas Friedman and Jeffrey Goldberg, two well-respected and widely read foreign policy journalists, struck a goldmine over the weekend when the two veterans landed exclusive, one-on-one interviews with America's two most famous politicians.

The Hiring Guru: Confidence Is Critical When Interviewing

David Jensen | Posted 08.08.2014 | Business
David Jensen

With the US adding 209,000 new jobs in April, unemployment (6.9 percent) is finally at its lowest since 2008, according to the Bureau of Labor Statist...

7 Ways to Make a Killer First Impression

| Jessica Stillman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Small Business

"We judge books by their covers, and we can't help but do it," according to University of Toronto psychology professor Nicholas Rule. Not only do we m...

A Long Job Hunt? Stop Depreciating in Value

Melissa Llarena | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

Job hunters are like houses waiting to be sold; the longer they are on the market, the harder it is to sell them. In the case of houses, real estate agents change their strategy or update a property's details to generate leads.

The Journey of a Chocolatier

Yun-Fang Juan | Posted 08.07.2014 | Small Business
Yun-Fang Juan

Oscar Baile immigrated to the U.S. from the Philippines in the 1970s with just $500 in his pocket. He is now president of Landru Chocolates, which he runs with the help of his wife and son.

48 Hours After a Job Rejection

Melissa Llarena | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

he 48 hours after a job rejection are critical. They sting even when you really did not want the job. You spent a great deal of time convincing yourself that you were the best candidate but apparently the interviewer disagreed.f

Tell Me Your Story But Alleviate My Headache: Answering the First Interview Question

Melissa Llarena | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

The easy way to do so is in chronological order but that's overused and frankly lacks pizzazz. Instead, start with the end goal in mind: to get hired.

Christophe Michalak: The Pastry Superhero

Gitanjali Roche | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste
Gitanjali Roche

Michalak is the pastry chef of the prestigious three-Michelin-starred Plaza Athénée in Paris, but don't let his culinary pedigree fool you.

Apocryphal: An Interview With Lisa Marie Basile

Amelia Shroyer | Posted 08.04.2014 | Books
Amelia Shroyer

Lisa Marie Basile has to be one of the most hard-working writers I know. She is the author of chapbooks Andalucia, triste and war/lock, and is the Founding Editor of Luna Luna Magazine.

Judd Apatow Talks Amy Schumer, Trainwreck, Return to Stand-up Comedy (Laughspin Podcast)

Dylan Gadino | Posted 07.29.2014 | Comedy
Dylan Gadino

On this very special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with the mighty Judd Apatow on the set of Trainwreck, the movie written by and starring Amy Schumer, which Apatow is currently directing and producing.

Michael J. Seidlinger Shares His Coping Mechanisms

Loren Kleinman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Michael J. Seidlinger is the author of a number of novels including The Fun We've Had, The Laughter of Strangers, My Pet Serial Killer and The Sky Conducting.