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5 Reasons Your Resume Doesn't Stand Out From the Crowd

The Daily Muse
The time has come to look for a job. You’ve been editing your resume like a maniac, taking in all the advice on what to take out and what verbs to use. And after much tinkering and typo eliminating, you’re finally done — and it looks just like everyone else’s. How are you supposed to stand out now? Fret not. Here are five ways your resume makes a recruiter’s eyes glaze over and, more importantly, smart ways to fix that. 1. You have a generic “experience” section If your main resume section is “Work Experience” or the slightly better but equally forgettable “Professional Experience,” you’re missing out on a big opportunity to personalize your resume. Read more...More about Experience, Resume, Business, Jobs, and Resume Editing

Apple Fixes Heartbleed Bug in AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule

Stan Schroeder
Back in early April Apple had told us its key web-based services aren't affected by the Heartbleed security vulnerability, but it forgot to mention that some of its hardware — namely, the 2013 AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule — are vulnerable Now, the company has released a firmware update that fixes the issue for both products. See also: The Comparative Anatomy of the Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4 Apple describes the bug as follows: "An out-of-bounds read issue existed in the OpenSSL library when handling TLS heartbeat extension packets. An attacker in a privileged network position could obtain information from process memory. This issue was addressed through additional bounds checking. Only AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11ac are affected, and only if they have Back to My Mac or Send Diagnostics enabled. Other AirPort base stations are not impacted by this issue." Read more...More about Apple, Tech, Apps Software, Heartbleed, and Airport Extreme

Jamaica Soccer Team's World Cup Dreams Need Huge Crowdfunding Save

Sam Laird
If the Jamaica women's national soccer team can finish in the top three of its group in a qualifying campaign beginning this year, it books itself a trip to the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada. If the money doesn't dry up first. Their qualifying campaign is currently threatened by something more fearsome than any opposing goalie, defense or striker: A lack of funding that might nullify the squad's World Cup chances, no matter how well the players perform. See also: World Cup: Ecuador Must Press on After Death of Star Striker Without a serious fund-raising drive, the Jamaican women's team will struggle to have the facilities, transportation and accommodations needed to continue its qualification campaign, according to Garth-Anthony Savoury, the Jamaica Football Federation's director of marketing. Read more...More about Soccer, World Cup, Entertainment, and Sports