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10 Tips for Social Networking Your Way to a Job

It’s not just a load of Web 2.0 hype—you can find a job using social networks, according to Brad and Debra Schepp. “We’ve spoken to many people who use LinkedIn, Twitter and even MySpace to find jobs—regular 9-to-5 jobs or consulting gigs or freelance work,” says Brad, who with his wife authored How to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter,... CONTINUE READING 7

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for Everyone You Love

Eek! Valentine's Day is this Monday, and you still haven't gotten anything for your loved one(s)? Whether it’s your long-term significant other, best gal pal or a new guy, we’ve got last-minute gift ideas you can still snag before D…errr, V-Day arrives! -Lynden Halpern Significant Other Most manly rooms don't have photographs (unless you count posters of sports stars or scantily-clad supermodels). Put your... CONTINUE READING 20

‘Spousonomics’ May Save Your Marriage

Can classic economic models forever quash senseless arguments, restore that first-time romance and rev up your sex life? Who knows! But economics sure can make your marriage a happier place, say the authors of Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage, and Dirty Dishes. This funny, sexy new book is packed with riveting real-life stories of couples on the brink of killing each other (is... CONTINUE READING 9

Daphne Oz’s Healthy Tips: From the Dorm to Every Day

Whether you’re a health junkie or in search of a new weight loss plan, you have to meet my gorgeous girlfriend Daphne Oz, author of the national bestseller The Dorm Room Diet: A 10-Step Program for Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Plan that Really Works ($11.53 on If you’re thinking her name sounds familiar, Daphne is the daughter of famous cardiologist... CONTINUE READING 8

Heart-Shaped Home Decor

If home is where the heart is, why should ticker-themed home décor only come out around Valentine’s Day? I’ve selected a few pieces that are perfect for use around February 14 and after. -Cait Rohan As mentioned, a cool doormat is an obvious winter staple, but show your loved ones how much you truly enjoy their company with Urban Outfitters’ 2x3 Please... CONTINUE READING 9

Curl Up with a Good Vook

Shecky's just shared their favorite winter books, but I'll actually be reading a good vook this season. A vook is a new innovation in reading that blends a regular book with social media, videos, photos and other interactive add-ons. You can read, watch videos that enhance the story, and connect with authors and your friends, all on one screen, no... CONTINUE READING 10

4 Inspiring Books for Winter

With January almost over and all of us still uncertain if Punxsutawney Phil will see his shadow or not, spring seems a long way off—a.k.a. you’re stuck inside and you’re bored. Ease your SAD-ness with four inspiring books. Here are the reads I'm checking out! -Cait Rohan Best Self-Image Read: Was your resolution to be the “perfect” mom, wife, friend this year?... CONTINUE READING 7

5 Best Fitness Investments for 2011

Let’s face it. There are very few people who enjoy working out. I know this because I am one of them. However, speaking from experience (I just ran my first ever half-marathon), I can say that exercising truly makes every aspect of your life better. That said, here are my recommendations for great fitness products that make working out fun! While other... CONTINUE READING 14


Desperate times can lead you to show how desperate you really are to land that job. But no matter how tough a time you’ve been having—dwindling savings, unemployment running out, bills overdue—that’s the last impression you want to give a prospective employer. Job hunting is like dating. People are attracted to confidence and turned off by the hard-up. So how can... CONTINUE READING 14


2011 was the year you promised to be more positive and look at the world with a fresh perspective, right? Well, we're not sure that honking mercilessly and muttering under your breath in today's traffic jam goes along with those mantras. Lucky for you, Marci Shimoff, author of Love for No Reason: 7 Steps to Creating a Life of Unconditional... CONTINUE READING 7