10 Ways To Hack Your Dress Code For a Job Interview

Dressing and getting ready for a job interview is one of the most nerve wracking things that you have to do. Aside from your wedding day it’s probably the most thought and effort that you put into your appearance.

I’ve personally seen CEOs check out of interviews and not say a word beyond “hi” when someone showed up dressed way too casually, or even if they had on tennis shoes instead of dress shoes.

But it doesn’t have to be so difficult. There are some really good, simple rules to follow to take some of the worry out of dressing for an interview and will take a bit of the stress out of prepping for it as well.

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Stop Slacking! and Start Getting Things Done – A Noobs Guide

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is the name of a productivity program that was invented by a man named David Allen. It has gained a near cult following because of its effectiveness to help people do just that; get things done. While the program is fairly straightforward, this article is going to help you weed through all of the different ways that it can help you with your daily tasks and show you why the program works. Since this site is called “Social Hacks,” we’ll be taking a close look at how this effective time management hack can help you be more productive during the day instead of wasting time on things that don’t matter.

If you want to skip right ahead to what the hell GTD is about, feel free to skip the section called “The Basic Idea.”

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How To Make Friends and Keep Them Forever in 13 Steps

While keeping a friend can be easily summarized in a few basic tips to keep in the back of your mind, below you will see our top 10 list of tips to keep friends forever. Once you’ve met someone that you like or find a friendship growing, these helpful tips will be sure to keep the relationship between the two of you strong for years to come.

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8 Weird Downsides To Working in a Cubicle

We all have our pet peeves about the modern cubicle office environment, don’t we?

Sometimes we might even feel like cattle confined to our cubicles, but it’s a long way from the meat packing plant conditions Upton Sinclair wrote about in “The Jungle.” Well, usually.

So, let’s just take a minute or two and have a few chuckles about the vicissitudes of life within the confines of 3.5 cloth covered walls, and then move on.

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