• 10 Signs You've Got A Bad Boss

    10 Signs You've Got A Bad Boss

    By Kelly Eggers It's one thing to have a bad boss. It's an entirely different story when your bad boss is one of many at your firm. That could indicate a deeper problem suggesting your company's management culture needs an overhaul. Companies with poor management practices typically have employees who are... Continue Reading

  • Health Care Job That Pays $100,000 A Year -- And Doesn't Require A Degree

    Health Care Job That Pays $100,000 A Year -- And Doesn't Require A Degree

    By Beecher Tuttle A man jumps off a bridge, expecting to hit water, but lands well short, striking a concrete embankment and shattering every bone from his pelvis to his heels. Clinging to life, the man is rushed to the hospital and swept into the operating room for immediate orthopedic surgery. Waiting for... Continue Reading

  • Health Care Jobs Expected To Grow After 'Obamacare' Ruling

    Health Care Jobs Expected To Grow After 'Obamacare' Ruling

    By Beecher Tuttle The U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding "Obamacare" will have major implications for patients, insurers and hospitals. It will also determine the future of jobs in the health-care industry. Hiring Now Search All Job Listings Medical Assistant Jobs Medical... Continue Reading

  • Are You Too Sensitive To Criticism?

    Are You Too Sensitive To Criticism?

    By Alina Dizik Criticism at work can affect every part of your life, adding stress during work hours and invading your thoughts outside the office. If you don't handle it well, negative feedback from your superiors and colleagues can ultimately derail your career. You can't prevent being criticized, but... Continue Reading

  • The Scandalous Truth About The JOBS Act

    The Scandalous Truth About The JOBS Act

    By Emily Chasan, The Wall Street Journal The JOBS Act was supposed to be about clearing away regulation to help young companies create jobs. Just eight weeks after its passage, however, more than a dozen of the companies seeking to use its looser rules for going public aren't the type of high-tech growth... Continue Reading

  • Starting A New Job? 7 Essential Tips

    Starting A New Job? 7 Essential Tips

    By Kelly Eggers The first day at a new job is fraught with questions. Will it look bad if I can't remember everyone's name? When can I ask for my first assignment? Can I bring lunch from home? While the specific answers vary between workplaces, career coaches and recruiters say that there are a few basic... Continue Reading

  • Want To Join A Startup? 5 High-Paying Jobs For Non-Techies

    Want To Join A Startup? 5 High-Paying Jobs For Non-Techies

    By Julie Steinberg The tech scene is red-hot and the proliferation of start-ups is attracting people with all sorts of skills. Is there room for those who don't have an engineering or tech background, but still want to get in on the next Facebook? Absolutely, say recruiters and industry professionals. Here's... Continue Reading

  • How To Promote Yourself Without Sounding Like A Braggart

    How To Promote Yourself Without Sounding Like A Braggart

    By Julie Steinberg If women grew accustomed to the idea that negotiation is a part of daily life and should be embraced, they would be a lot less squeamish when it comes to big negotiations like asking for a raise or flexible working arrangement. So says a new book, "Pushback: How Smart Women ask -- and Stand... Continue Reading

  • Are You Sabotaging Your Career? 9 Ways To Move Ahead

    Are You Sabotaging Your Career? 9 Ways To Move Ahead

    While more women than ever are in the workforce, men still dominate the management ranks; here's how to get around the biggest obstacles. Continue Reading

  • How Pregnant Workers Can Take Time Off Without Hurting Their Careers

    How Pregnant Workers Can Take Time Off Without Hurting Their Careers

    By Julie Feinberg It's all well and good to want to have it all with a successful career and family life. But most women who want children at some point face a big dilemma: How do you take time off with the new baby without killing your chances for advancement and increased earnings? Of women who go... Continue Reading

  • You Thought Cubicles Were Hell? Try 'Open Plan' Offices

    You Thought Cubicles Were Hell? Try 'Open Plan' Offices

    By Kelly Eggers It sure sounded like a good idea. When Tuft and Lach Law, a small law practice in St. Paul, Minn., opted for open, shared office space, they didn't expect to hate it. After all, numerous academic studies have shown that workers are more productive in open offices and, in the trend-setting... Continue Reading

  • Deepak Chopra's Spiritual Advice For The Unemployed

    Deepak Chopra's Spiritual Advice For The Unemployed

    By Joseph Walker Anyone who has ever been passed over for a promotion or failed to negotiate the pay raise they thought they deserved knows what it feels like to be down in the dumps. For the long-term unemployed -- about 5.3 million Americans -- feelings of anxiety are even more acute. Deepak Chopra, the... Continue Reading

  • Job To Consider For A Second Career

    Job To Consider For A Second Career

    Bill Hannan wasn't supposed to be here. A 2005 graduate of Villanova University with a degree in finance, he wasn't thinking about sales training sessions three years ago while working as a commodities trader. But reality crept in, in the form of the financial crisis, leading him to give sales, the... Continue Reading

  • 10 Things You Should Never Say In A Job Interview

    10 Things You Should Never Say In A Job Interview

    We've all experienced it. That sinking feeling that occurs when the job interview that was going so well suddenly goes off track. Maybe it's the expression on the hiring manager's face, or the awkward pause that ensues, but there is little doubt when it happens. Continue Reading

  • Easy Ways To Completely Blow Your Job Interview

    Easy Ways To Completely Blow Your Job Interview

    By Kelly Eggers When you go on a job interview, failing to impress the hiring manager with your eloquence may be the least of your worries. There are some things you might do that go way beyond flubbing a tough question. Continue Reading

  • Facial Flaws Can Cost You The Job

    Facial Flaws Can Cost You The Job

    By Kelly Eggers It's no secret that keeping up appearances -- e.g. arriving clean-shaven and well-dressed for interviews -- is critical to success in a job hunt. However, what about the features out of your control? A new study from Rice University and the University of Houston finds that poor ratings in... Continue Reading

  • Holiday Hires At Retailers

    Holiday Hires At Retailers

    By Damian Ghigliotty and Julie Steinberg Santa is feeling generous about retail holiday jobs this season, but slightly less giving than last year. The retail sector plans to add about 600,000 seasonal staffers between October and early January, down from 627,600 last year, said John Challenger, chief... Continue Reading

  • The 10 Worst Mistakes Of First-Time Job Hunters

    The 10 Worst Mistakes Of First-Time Job Hunters

    By Kelly Eggers If you're in your final year of college, be warned: the rumors about landing a job in this economy are true. You should be taking steps today, not next semester, to prepare yourself. An April 2011 survey conducted by Braun Research on behalf of Adecco Staffing U.S. found that 71 percent of... Continue Reading

  • 10 Things Career Changers Need on Their Resume

    10 Things Career Changers Need on Their Resume

    By Alina Dizik In the last few years, executive resume writer Mary Elizabeth Bradford has noticed more of her clients seeking a career switch, even after having built successful careers in another field. Nowadays, mid-level career changers -- such as software developers who now work in finance or... Continue Reading

  • Focus on the Churn, Say Experts, Amid Poor Jobs Report

    Focus on the Churn, Say Experts, Amid Poor Jobs Report

    By Jeremy Greenfield, Special to AOL Jobs As if hurricanes and earthquakes weren't enough, employers stayed skittish amid a deluge of bad economic news in August, as the economy added no non-farm jobs and the unemployment rate remained at 9.1 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It was less... Continue Reading