Are you one of those who speaks up on AOL Jobs? A recent piece I wrote called "10 Tricks To Landing A Job After The Great Recession" garnered heated commentary from readers. Some of you loved me (and what I had to say). Some of you hated me (and what I had to say). Some of you were just P.O.'d at the job... Read More »
Dear Pundits, Posturers and Pontificators in Washington D.C.,
I hope you had a wonderful August recess. While you were out relaxing, we regular Americans were out trying to bust our butts to find a way to make ends meet. It's tough out here and all we're hearing from you guys is a lot of talk of job... Read More »
When Steve Jobs announced that he was stepping down from serving as the Chief Executive of Apple Inc., a collective sigh of sadness could be felt the world over. Jobs, in his role as founder and CEO (twice) of Apple, was an innovator of unparalleled vision. And, in the days since the announcement, there has... Read More »
Hey people. This isn't your dad's job market, which means that your parents' ways of getting a job just aren't going to cut it. Here's a survival guide for recent and not-so-recent grads on how to land a job. Read More »
Now is the summer of our discontent. Yes, I got the "Richard III" quote wrong. But season aside, Shakespeare's words from the 16th century pretty much sum it up.
This summer has seen Charlie Sheen dive off the deep end, the Casey Anthony trial divide the nation, Arnold Schwarzenegger's infidelity come to... Read More »
With Friday's miserable jobs numbers came a flurry of commentary filled with phrases like "double dip recession," "expiration of unemployment benefits," and "the waning of American dominance."
David Gergen, adviser to four U.S. presidents and professor of leadership at Harvard's Kennedy School noted in a... Read More »
One of the things that people don't often think about when they're contemplating their career life is the type of contributor they want to be in their work. Knowing your peak contribution style gives you great insight into the types of jobs where you can be most successful. Here are some examples of... Read More »