Justin Thompson, AOL Jobs Contributor

How To Get Along With All Types Of Personalities

How To Get Along With All Types Of Personalities

Teamwork is crucial to most workplaces. As the saying goes, "A chain is only as strong as its weakest link," so it's important that each individual on a team understands his purpose, function and responsibilities in order for everyone else to do their work effectively. In her book "Personality Style at Work,"... Read More »

Hate Desk Work? 6 Good Non-Traditional Jobs

Hate Desk Work? 6 Good Non-Traditional Jobs

While many people are perfectly content with a structured, 9-to-5 job, some workers aren't made for that type of environment. They crave variety, constant challenges and adventure at work. They often don't want to be at a desk. A worker who is bored on the job not only suffers himself, but his lack of focus may... Read More »

10 Smart Questions To Ask In A Job Interview

10 Smart Questions To Ask In A Job Interview

Once you've received the call from an employer inviting you in for an interview, the real preparation begins. Prior to an interview, candidates should research the company so they can not only answer questions, but have questions ready to ask the hiring manager as well. The interview is where the job candidate... Read More »

Most In-Demand Job In America? [Infographic]

Most In-Demand Job In America? [Infographic]

Recently AOL Jobs shared the five most in-demand jobs in the U.S., based on information from CareerBuilder's database. Here's a close look at one of the jobs that has a high demand for workers this year -- truck driver with a commercial license, or CDL. Read More »

Real Resume Help: What Every Resume Needs -- But Usually Lacks

Real Resume Help: What Every Resume Needs -- But Usually Lacks

Some job seekers have problems selling their skills. They list their basic duties, which most job seekers have in common. You can stand out in a job search by positioning those skills so they set you apart. Think of how a salesperson sells a car. He doesn't tout the fact that the car has four wheels, windows... Read More »

One Big Reason People Fail At Work

One Big Reason People Fail At Work

In his book, "Stepping Up: How Taking Responsibility Changes Everything," John Izzo puts the emphasis back on the individual to change their own life, and especially their career. Have you ever thought, "This job would be so much better if my boss would do ABC," or "If the marketing team would actually help... Read More »

Send In Your Resumes, Employers Are Hiring Again

Send In Your Resumes, Employers Are Hiring Again

Baseball season kicked off this week, but there is even better news to report for job seekers: Companies are returning to their pre-recession hiring levels, according to CareerBuilder's latest nationwide survey. Thirty percent of employers plan on adding new full-time, permanent staff through June, building... Read More »

New To The Job? 4 Smart Ways To Ask For Help

New To The Job? 4 Smart Ways To Ask For Help

A new job can be overwhelming, especially when projects are hurled at you at an unrelenting speed, with little to no direction. But whether you're job-searching post-graduation or you've just started working at a new job, you're allowed to ask for help. While you may think it should be obvious to your manager... Read More »

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