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In Conversation With U-Nest CEO, Founder, Ksenia Yudina

The cost of higher education continues to skyrocket and student debt has swelled to $1.6 trillion. One innovative North Hollywood-based startup is addressing the root of the issue. Saving for college should be at the forefront of any financial plan, even though it takes years to achieve goals.  Ksenia Yudina, CEO We interviewed Ksenia Yudina, Founder | CEO U-Nest about how she took the complex process ...

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Phone Interviews: What You Should Know About The Candidate

Let's face it - looking for an engineering job can be a very stressful time, both for the candidate and employer.  Both parties are looking for a new "relationship" and professional dating can be tough.  It is a time-consuming effort that involves putting yourself out there - for technical job-seekers, it means subjecting yourself to difficult, often-times random technical grilling.  For employers, the job search is a multi-layered process that ...

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What Does It Take To Win Over An Investor? An Interview With CEO of Monday Motorbikes

What Does It Take To Win Over An Investor For Your Startup? Is it timing, expertise, personal interest or ROI? Why, when you feel that you are sitting on a gold mine, is it seemingly impossible to get investors to see the potential? I sat down with Josh Rasmussen, CEO of Monday Motorbikes, to chat and discuss some hurdles his company is facing in securing their next funding round. Your ...

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How to Find Motivated Job Applicants

We all have to admit that some job applicants aren’t properly motivated. Perhaps they’re unemployed and they just want any job. Maybe they’re dilettantes who just like to do the job because they’re bored with their life. Sometimes it’s all about the money. Companies want properly motivated applicants because those are the ones who generally do their best. What’s more, they tend to stay on and they don’t leave the ...

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Mariel Devesa Joins Tech Startup Phyn

Last month, I had the opportunity to sit down with Mariel Devesa, who had just joined tech startup Phyn as Global Head of Business Development. In the first half of our interview, we covered the basics: Where was she born? Argentina (she moved to the United States at age one). Where did she go to school? She has a bachelor’s degree from UCLA. What positions did she hold before starting work at ...

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5 Things NOT to Say to a Recruiter

The nice thing about a great employment rate in the country is that there’s a greater demand for your services and skills. That may lead to a competing offer from a recruiter trying to lure you to work at another company instead. However, some workers forget the cardinal rule of always trying to look your best when you’re at a job interview. If you’ve been approached by a recruiter, you ...

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