What You Need to Know Today: May 20

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Here’s what you need to know today


Why you should care about Obama breaking the Guinness World Record. Barack Obama last night shattered the record for fastest time to reach one million followers on Twitter, after his new verified account @POTUS reached the figure in less than five hours. (GuinnessWorldRecords). But Obama is not who you should start following. Instead meet the man who makes 6-figures a quarter using Twitter to build businesses.


Steal these impressive answers from tough interview questions. There’s nothing worse than being tongue tied by a seemingly easy interview question, like “Tell me about yourself?”… but it happens to the best of us. Here are 20 impressive answers to tough interview questions.

Are you an intrapreneur? A trend to pay attention to is the rise of intrapreneurs. Businesses are now encouraging employees to create new roles and take ownership of departments within companies. “The rise of the intrapreneur is driven in part by a restless, younger workforce eager to make a real impact with their careers,” says Fast Company writer Alyson Krueger. Click here to read the full story.

Personal Development

5 basic things all 2015 grads need to embrace. The final year of University is typically when panic sets in for most students. And once it’s all over reality sets in and you realize how unproductive your college habits have been. Here are some basic, but very helpful, tips on new habits every new grad should embrace.

Eating this in the afternoon will increase your attention span. Taking a nap in your office is a surefire way to beat the dreaded afternoon slump…and look like a total weirdo. So what’s a tired worker to do? A new study found eating chocolate will increase your short, afternoon, attention span. Caveat: not just any chocolate will do, here’s what they recommend.


Who was David Letterman’s first guest on Late Night?

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