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Should I Tell My Boss I’m Job Hunting?

Shutterstock Dear Liz, I know you say it’s a bad idea to tell your boss you’re job hunting, but I think my situation is different. I like my boss a lot. I like my job. I have to quit my job because it’s too far away from my daughter’s day care. I have to find something closer. If I try ... Read More »

When I Turn Down The Job Offer, Should I Tell Them Why?

Dear Liz, I recently received a job offer for a Marketing Analyst job. Last night I decided to turn it down. I was conflicted about the decision. The job pays more than any job I’ve held so far. The people were friendly enough but every time I visited their facility (three times total) I saw and heard more disturbing signs about ... Read More »

I went to Poland for a state of the art health check

State-of-the-art medical technology (including MRI scans) can now offer a comprehensive picture of what is going on inside our bodies, flagging up potential health issues long before symptoms emerge, and helping to save lives. One in three people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer, yet 90% of common cancers can be cured if caught early, and cardiovascular disease and degenerative ... Read More »

‘On the Last Day of High School, I Almost Died. CPR Saved My Life.’

It was the last day of high school. With one exam left to go, a group of us were sitting in the senior class hangout, some watching Netflix, some cramming for the test. I was braiding my friend Jackie Acierno’s hair. I’d gotten midway down her back when I started to feel dizzy. I had been having similar spells for about ... Read More »

Mark Ritson I long for the death of marketing clichés

Before Will Smith got hold of it and turned it into total pants, I Am Legend was a remarkably disturbing novella from science fiction author Richard Matheson. In the book Matheson’s hero Robert Neville is the last man left alive after a zombie plague infects the rest of the human race. He spends years avoiding the undead and trying to ... Read More »

Sushant Singh Rajput: I had to convince myself that I was MS Dhoni

  Sushant Singh Rajput (AFP) The best thing about Sushant Singh Rajput is that he doesn’t think himself infallible. By his own admission, despite acting well and playing good cricket in the film ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’, he is still not sure whether people would really like his acting. “Our job is to give our hundred percent to the ... Read More »

I Had Felt FCNR Deposits To Be An Idiotic Idea: Raghuram Rajan

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan conceded that he thought the FCNR deposits idea to be “completely idiotic”. Mumbai: Outgoing Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday disclosed that idea of raising diaspora deposits, which changed the downward course of the rupee when he took over in September 2013, had come from bankers and he was very sceptical about it given the cost ... Read More »

I Have Five Digital ‘Personal Assistants’ and Still Can’t Get Anything Done

There comes a point in every adult’s life when one stops and thinks: I could really use a personal assistant. I know I could. The Washington Post’s budget, however, doesn’t stretch to provide each reporter with a personal aide. But thanks to the magic of technology, I have regular access to five digital assistants: Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Google Now and ... Read More »