Google employees considered manipulating search results to help protest Trump’s travel ban (GOOG, GOOGL)

October 5, 2018

Greg Sandoval/Sundar Pichai In early 2017, an undisclosed number of Google employees discussed via internal messages ways that they could manipulate search results in protest of President Trump’s travel ban, reports the Wall Street Journal. They suggested surfacing links to pro-immigration organizations and ways to contact government agencies when you searched for terms like “Islam” or” “Muslim.”  Google told the Journal that none of the plans were implemented.  An undisclosed…


The 5 worst ways to address a cover letter when you don’t know the hiring manager’s name

August 13, 2018

WOCinTech Chat/Flickr Knowing how to address a cover letter can be frustrating when that information isn’t readily available. Many times, there are steps you can take to figure out who exactly the person reading your letter will be. But in an absolute pinch, certain ways of addressing your cover letter are more off-putting than others. Some of the worst ways to address a cover letter include “Dear HR professional” and a simple “Hi!” Dear Reader,…


The 3 Books I Read This Past Week

August 10, 2018

Welcome to my weekly Book-ish post where I share what I’ve been reading and watching recently. If you missed it, you can see my Reading Goals for 2018 and 44 Books I Plan to Read This Year.  (Note: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Read our disclosure policy here.) And it’s week #3 of reading…


Pumpkin 4 Ways: Mask/Scrub/Pancakes/Smoothie | Kendra Atkins

July 27, 2018

Hey guys! Today I am sharing with you four easy ways to use pumpkin and get in the Fall spirit! I’ll show you how to make an easy DIY mask, scrub, yummy pancakes and a healthy smoothie! $10 off coupon to Vitacost Get the organic pumpkin I use here: NOW Maple Syrup Organic Cinnamon Pumpkin Pie Spice Manuka Honey Gluten Free Oats Pamela’s…