If you've ever applied for a corporate job and had to go through an online application process, you know it's rather impersonal. You'll lose the ability to stand out among applicants. Try sending a letter directly to the hiring manager telling them you understand their challenges.
Cryptolocker is a nasty piece of malware that encrypts the files on your computer and holds them ransom. If you don't pay for a code to unlock the files, you don't get them back. FireEye and Fox-IT recently launched a tool to help users get their files back.
At a networking event, we often introduce ourselves with just our first name. Instead, try using your full name so people can remember it easier.
Chrome: Notable PDF is a Chrome extension lets you edit PDF files from within the Chrome browser. This extension works offline, too, so it's a great add-on for Chromebooks.
Kids tend to accumulate lots of small toys like race cars and action figures. Try storing the toys in a hanging jewelry holder instead of a box.
Whether you're saving for retirement or just managing your money wisely, an investment firm can be a huge benefit—the best ones offer online access to your money at any time, guidance that demystifies complex financial topics, and gives you the freedom to make your own decisions. This week, we're looking at five of the best, based on your nominations.
Sometimes, you'll find that job interviews consist of multiple members of the company asking you questions. Even if one interviewer does most of the talking, consider asking the quieter interviewer to speak up.
Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.
When you have contractors in your home, some clean up after themselves and some leave your home a mess. You can figure out if your contractor is a slob or not by looking inside the truck.
Many recipes call for the nutty flavor of butter that's been slightly burned, often called brown or browned butter. You can make it on the stovetop, but the microwave takes less time and has less risk of overcooking.
Kitchen scales not only improve your meals' consistency, they can make cleanup much easier as well
Many of us have gotten into arguments with spouses or significant others when one partner has "overshared" on social media. An understanding in advance may avoid these fights.
Sometimes when we write, we often include too many details and our focus gets lost. On the Mac, Apple's summarize service can help proofread your work to make sure you're saying what you intend.
Email is one of those things that's just a part of your life, period. Most of us know someone who has closed their Facebook account or refused to join in the first place in a little foot-stomping stand by their ego, and you might even know someone who is thrilled with themselves for not owning a smartphone.
Working on a new project can be intimidating, especially when you see how far you still have to go. Try taking a picture when you start so you'll keep track of all you've accomplished.
We recently covered Microsoft's lesser-known Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET)
If you're not sure which direction your career should go in, you're thinking about making a career change, or you just want to feel more fulfilled in your career, these ten tips might help.
For many of us, August is the best time to take a vacation. However, if you're having trouble being productive at the office, you may want to travel during another month.
If you're still learning how to dress a bit better
Support for IPv6 is enabled by default in most operating systems, and legend has it that disabling it will increase your internet speed. That's not really true, and here's why.
The Raspberry Pi is a great little computer to use for a home surveillance system
We all have room to polish our communication skills—some people want to be more assertive, others need help with conflict management, and still others find it hard to speak their minds in a group setting. Here are a few tips that can help you get your ideas across.
Converting texts between formats is a bit of a pain to do on a file-by-file basis, but thankfully, MacIssues shows how to convert text files in bulk using a simple terminal command.