Archive for month: July, 2020

Why you should stop thinking of your kids’ gaming time as wasted time

One evening, I called my sons to come to eat — and got no response. True confession: In anger, I marched into their room and kicked off the power button on their gaming console. You’d have thought it was the [...]

How to write a resume that will get you noticed

It’s believed that the average recruiter or hiring manager will look at your resume for only 6 seconds before making a decision. While that’s a daunting statistic, there are plenty of things you can do to make those 6 seconds [...]

How to tame your inner advice monster

All of you know your advice monster. Somebody starts telling you about something. Even though you don’t really know the situation or the people involved and you certainly don’t have the full context, after about 10 seconds your advice monster [...]

You’re sitting wrong — and your back knows it. Here’s how to sit instead

One of the side effects of working from home full-time because of the pandemic is working with a less than ergonomically ideal setup. Most of us didn’t have a home office space ready and waiting when we began to shelter [...]

How to ace your next online job interview

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the way we work — and that includes how we interview for that work. While remote job interviews are nothing new, they’re now the norm as companies grapple with reopening. As we prepare [...]

Want to grow your own food? 9 tips to help you get started

Whether it’s as a hobby while people are stuck at home or a way to get fresh produce without going to stores, vegetable and fruit gardening is having a bit of a renaissance right now. But if you’ve been killing [...]

How you can be an ally in the fight for racial justice

Many people want to help in the ongoing struggle for equality and equity, but they don’t know what to do. Activist DeRay Mckesson explains how we can all show up and stand up: 1. Own your privilege. “Acknowledge that there is a [...]