Melinda Farina has a nose for beauty, and incidentally, she knows what makes a beautiful nose better than most. Known as The Beauty Broker in her industry – the Industry – she works as liaison between those wanting to make a physical change, and the change-makers themselves. In this way, Farina does good for both parties – she keeps a meticulously curated list of the best cosmetic surgeons, and sends clients their way by virtue only of the specific procedures they're most skilled at.
What if you could turn your passion into a career? Bob from "I Like to Make Stuff" was able to turn his dream into a reality; from custom tables to skateboards, this YouTube channel shows everyday people how they can make amazing projects.
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Did you know that working for a scandal-tainted company may impact your future earnings? The Harvard Business Review reported on the “Scandal Effect” in their September 2016 issue.
Rocky Rosen doesn't care if you smoke; as long as you're comfortable with your cigarette addiction, more power to you. This seems a rather counterintuitive (and career-ending) approach for someone whose professional moniker is The Cigarette Whisperer, and makes a living helping people free themselves from their smoking habit. Yet it's exactly this pragmatic, sympathetic approach that has earned Rosen the reputation of being one of the foremost experts in the stop-smoking field.
Molly Sonsteng designs experiences that encourage adults to embrace the absurd. Armed with abundant experience in the education sphere (Sonsteng has a Masters in Educational Leadership, ran a preschool, and helped developed Carnegie Hall's curriculum) this brainy Minneapolis beauty conjured up a new endeavor, founding Brooklyn-based production house Madcap Factory. Unsurprisingly, that first word is defined as "amusingly eccentric."
If the best inventions are indeed borne out of necessity, then DEED definitely fits the category. Volunteering in New York, like many cities across America, is a process filled with bureaucracy, tricky timing and complicated logistical issues.
Brooke Wise was a rising star on Wall Street. Working at an esteemed financial institution with a degree from the prestigious Wharton School, she felt that something was missing. A kind and intuitive person, she decided to shift gears and turn a hobby into a business; Wise Matchmaking was born. With a stellar reputation, happy clients in cities ranging from Miami to Los Angeles to New York and a successful track record, the married mom of two talks about her life as a matchmaker.
If you have reached the interview stage then your resume, cover letter and application have impressed the recruiter, and all that stands between you and a job is the interview. At this stage, it’s important not to give the wrong impression. To help you succeed at your next interview, here are some things you should never do in an interview.
To prepare for a job interview, most people review what they should say and the most common questions that might be asked. Even if you have the perfect answer for every question, you may not have considered what not to say in your job interview, and this is just as crucial. Sometimes, our willingness to be honest (or frankly, to overshare) can be a bad thing. If you’re trying to land a new job, make sure to review these personal details you shouldn’t share in a job interview as part of your preparation, and you’ll be much more likely to turn that interview into a job offer.
As gender equality becomes an increasingly pressing issue in workplace culture, individuals are calling out companies that require women to wear high heels to work. The thought behind this opposition is that to compel females to wear the quintessential "sexy shoe" objectifies female employees and undermines the value of the work they produce.
His grandmother's death inspired a vision; David Sawyer's interview may inspire you as well. Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today. For David Sawyer, storytelling has allowed him to become one of the youngest CEO's in the country. As a senior at Stetson University in Deland, Florida, Sawyer is the CEO and founder of TSOLife, a web application that allows users to share their own legacies for future generations. The Story of Life, LLC (TSOLife) is an innovative genealogy and personal narrative service that revolutionizes how we record stories and present our legacies to future generations. It does not follow the typical path of searching for public documents. Instead, it empowers users to write their own histories. Through TSO Life's web platform, users are allowed to be remembered the way they want to be remembered and pass down a personal legacy to their future generations.