Use Google Analytics To Track Users With Adblock Installed

Adblock — a boon to internet users, but a thorn in the side for those who make a living from advertising. If you run a website the relies on ad revenue to operate, it might be worthwhile keeping track of how many of your users have Adblock installed, to see whether it’s having an impact on your income.


Why A 'Bolstering Range Offer' Might Be Your Best Bet When Negotiating

Whether you’re negotiating your salary or some other kind of business deal, there are a lot of ways you can approach it. A recent study suggests, however, that the best strategy might be to make a “bolstering range offer”.


Seven Resume Strategies For The Long-Term Unemployed

Having big gaps on your resume can feel embarrassing — you know the person reading it will take note, and probably will consider it a negative. How do you get ahead of their judgement to make your case? Here’s a few tips on what you can do when your resume has large gaps.


Windows Server 2003 Is Still A Massive Target For Hackers

Windows Server 2003 reaches the end of its useful life on July 14 this year, with no more patches after that date. If you assumed that such a (relatively) ancient operating system doesn’t require much updating, think again.


Don't Let 'Normalisation' Cause Simple Mistakes On Your Next Project 

Some jobs, activities or tasks involve a certain amount of risk. When we first start the job, we’re very aware of this risk, so we’re cautious of it. However, as time goes on, we get comfortable and forget about the dangers associated with the task. That’s often when mistakes and accidents happen.


Answer Interview Questions With The 'Present-Past-Future' Formula

Simple interview questions like “Tell me about yourself” aren’t always easy to answer. Telling a story that mentions the present, past, and future gives hiring managers the information they need to evaluate you.


Write But Don't Deliver Your Resignation Letter When You Want To Quit

If you’re thinking about quitting your job, it’s easy to get caught up in the negatives, jot down a resignation letter, deliver it, then walk away. Writer Todd Henry suggests an alternate approach: write that resignation letter, but don’t deliver it.


Form 'Creative Circles' Instead Of A Single Mentor For More Guidance

You probably know that working with a mentor is important to your career development. However, it can be a real challenge to find the perfect mentor and ask them to help you. Make the search easier on yourself by forming a “creative circle” from your peer network rather than seeking out a single person to guide you.


Half The People Who Can Get The NBN Haven't Done So, And We Judge Them

I suspect most Lifehacker readers would race to connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN) if they had the option. Turns out the general public is a little bit slower getting on board.


Microsoft Now Lets You Download Windows 7 ISOs With A Valid Licence

If you don’t have your Windows 7 disc handy — but want to create a custom installation, run Windows from a USB drive, or just do a fresh install — you’ll need an ISO file of the disc. You used to be able to download them from a site called Digital River, but those links no longer work. Now Microsoft has a Software Recovery Center where you can download those ISOs for free.