By John A. Byrne
If you asked Dale Stephens, the 21-year-old author of Hacking Your Education, he would undoubtedly agree. In a highly provocative excerpt from the book recently published by The Wall Street Journal, Stephens forcefully declares that even if you were accepted into Harvard Business School, you... Read More »
No matter what you do in the working world, coffee typically plays a part. Eleven things you need to know. Read More »
Lisa Marshall wanted to get out of the mortgage industry, and into a different finance-related role. Check out her new resume. Read More »
Studies show that there is no perfect position waiting for you. People who are most satisfied with their work take these 3 steps. Read More »
By Charyn Pfeuffer, PayScale
That "will they or won't they" tension can be palpable in the workplace. Although Jim Halpert and Pam Beesley of the hit series, "The Office" have done their best to bring the co-worker-with-benefits scenario to the mainstream, many companies (and fellow workers) still frown upon... Read More »
Jennifer Openshaw, a personal finance expert and author, explains here how her experience being a motel maid at age 15 transformed her and what she thinks people everywhere need to do to put themselves on a path for success.
By Jennifer Openshaw
My experience as a young girl of what the term "work ethic"... Read More »
By Maynard Webb
For the first decade of my career, I was the quintessential company man. I thought I would be a "lifer." I followed the path of the corporate hierarchy and moved three times for my employer, IBM. I was rewarded for my loyalty and tenure with promotions, picnics, and silver spoons when my... Read More »
By Jeff Haden
Even if you're a remarkable boss there's a lot you don't know about your employees. There's also a lot that employees don't know about you. Read More »
By Cheryl Lock, LearnVest.com
When Sara Sutton Fell began her search in 2006 for a flexible, professional job that would allow her to grow in her career and be a good mother, she came to a realization that would change her life:
Flexible work was hard to come by. Read More »
By Katherine Crowley
Are women in the office really meaner than the men? As workplace relationship experts (and women), my colleague Kathi Elster and I wanted to uncover whether the "mean girl" label was just another toxic stereotype, an example of women being judged more harshly than men for the same... Read More »
Many companies and employees consider email the lifeblood of work productivity. They check it repeatedly while they are at the office. And, thanks to mobile technology, many employees check emails where ever they happen to be -- on vacation, at parties, even from the bathroom. Read More »
By Reid Hoffman
This post originally appeared on LinkedIn. Follow Reid on LinkedIn.
The best-selling career book of all time goes by the whimsical name What Color Is Your Parachute? But when it comes to charting a career plan, that's the wrong question. What you should be asking yourself is whether your... Read More »
By Alexander Kjerulf
The words we use to talk about work can be revealing. In Denmark, we say: arbejdsglaede. Which means literally happiness (glaede) at work (arbejde). This word exists in other Nordic cultures -- but nowhere else on the planet. (The Japanese instead have the word Karoshi which means "Death... Read More »
By Molly Blake
In April 2011, a young Army wife posted a chilling comment on her blog that began, "If you are reading this, you should know that I'm dead."
The 27-year-old woman continued, "at least I hope I'm dead ... it would be awful to fail at your own suicide."
The woman reportedly received treatment... Read More »
By Kate White Did you ever see that fun, wacky '90s television show called "Just Shoot Me"? It was all about working at Blush, a fictional women's magazine. One day I noticed that the set and props were very similar to stuff we had at Cosmopolitan. When I asked my entertainment director about it, she said... Read More »
By Catherine McManus, Women & Co.
You're totally prepared for the job interview. You've spent hours on the company website, you looked up the bios of everyone you'll be meeting with, and can carry on a conversation about their 10 most recent business announcements with ease.
But then you get thrown that... Read More »
Looking for a job after military service? AOL Jobs is republishing some articles to help veterans in their job hunt. This story is one of our best career advice stories.
By 24/7 Wall Street, Introduction by Jake Thiewes
Countless companies promote themselves as "great places to work" -- on their own... Read More »
By Caitlin Walsh, TheStreet
As the holiday shopping season approaches, retailers hire more seasonal employees to keep up with the crowds. It's not just the traditional sales cashier positions that are in demand; possible holiday jobs include everything from Santa Claus impersonator to home holiday decorator... Read More »
By Nancy Keene
I had a ringside seat during the ramp-up of the personal computer industry -- serving as public relations counsel to CEOs and entrepreneurs who were re-inventing the way we would do business in the modern world. A pretty heady experience this was for me, as a young, non-engineering female, not... Read More »
By Shane Christopher, Editor-in-Chief, G.I. Jobs Magazine
Do you discard junk mail before fully reading it? There's a pretty simple and logical reason for this: Most marketing is bad marketing. Read More »