The Best Ways to Answer "Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?"

Unless you have your future all mapped out, the "Where do you see yourself in five years?" interview question can be difficult to answer. These strategies for answering can help you put your best foot forward for a new job or future opportunity. [Lifehacker] » 5/06/11 5:21pm 5/06/11 5:21pm

How To Identify and Avoid Spreading Misinformation, Myths, and Urban…

Even if you've never embarrassed yourself by unknowingly spreading an urban legend as fact to friends and family or, say, retweeting a fake quote by Martin Luther King, Jr after Osama bin Laden's death, you've at least been on the receiving end of one of these misinformed messages. Next time an email, tweet, or link… » 5/03/11 9:45pm 5/03/11 9:45pm

How to Prepare If You Think You Might Lose Your Job

If you're starting to get an unnerving feeling that your job is on the line, you can do a lot to soften the blow in the unfortunate event you do lose your employment. Preparing now can help you deal with the financial and emotional strain that comes with job loss. Here's how. [Lifehacker] » 4/21/11 12:43pm 4/21/11 12:43pm

Use Your Gym Better By Learning Its Secrets

If you don't use the gym as much as you should, there might be another reason besides time-constraints or laziness: Gyms are designed to be boring. Know the "secrets" of how gyms operate and use that knowledge to improve your fitness program. [Use Your Gym Better By Learning Its Secrets] » 4/12/11 1:45pm 4/12/11 1:45pm

How to Effectively Manage Your Credit Reputation

There are some obvious indicators of a good credit score, like always paying your bills on time, but a lot of what goes into it is a mystery. When you don't know the ins and outs of your credit score and credit reputation, they both become a little hard to manage. Here's how your credit reputation is formed and how you … » 3/22/11 6:30pm 3/22/11 6:30pm