Finding a job in today's work force market is tight, competitive and difficult enough for the average individual seeking employment. However, for those coming out of years of service in the military, getting a job in today's business world brings certain challenges not ordinarily faced by civilians.
Former... Read More »
If you think you co-workers are annoying, count your blessings. Chances are they're nothing like the trio of cubicle-bound slackers on Comedy Central's new show, 'Workaholics.'
Blake Anderson, Anders Holm, and Adam Devine star in this new 10-episode comedy about three completely unmotivated friends fresh... Read More »
Irish-American Dancer and choreographer Michael Flatley shows no signs of slowing down. Nearly 16 years after bursting onto the world stage with his groundbreaking show 'Riverdance,' Flatley soon followed up that initial success with a project that was uniquely his own. 'Lord of the Dance' is a show that... Read More »
NASCAR is a sport that has fans everywhere, but its American roots and the passion of its fans seem to be strongest in the Southern United States. However, in recent years, NASCAR's Southern connection has reached further south than ever before.
24-year-old Jorge Arteaga may have been born in the town of... Read More »
Vendors selling snacks, popcorn and souvenirs are the staple of every sporting event, and the Super Bowl is certainly no exception. However, the Super Bowl attracts many high-powered corporations and businesses in addition to regular fans. Many of these fans attend the huge tailgate party that surrounds the... Read More »
The Super Bowl is the year's most popular televised sporting event. Millions across the country will be watching today's game on TV sets in homes, as well as at Super Bowl parties and sports bars. Among the people responsible for bringing every riveting moment of the big game into the nation's living rooms... Read More »
Between all the bone-crushing hits, tackles and nail-biting plays that are always part of the testosterone-filled Super Bowl each year, there's also been, on many occasions, a bit of feminine support coming from the sidelines in the form of morale-boosting, beautiful cheerleaders for one or both of the... Read More »
Anyone who owns a computer knows that simply sending out blanket resumes to random employers just doesn't cut it in today's job market. The old methods of searching for a job and attending networking events have been replaced by a more viable online employment quest, utilizing social media, online networking,... Read More »
They say "flattery will get you nowhere," and perhaps in some instances that's true; especially in the workplace.
In fact, that tactic, if ineptly used on the job, has the potential for not only backfiring big-time with an impatient boss, but also alienating fellow employees who won't waste any time... Read More »
In this tough economy, it's hard enough for record numbers of the unemployed to find a job. Now, in addition to fighting the frustration of a challenging job search; the desperate unemployed also have to fend off a new trend of clever and unscrupulous online scam artists using deceptively enticing job... Read More »
You go in for a job interview and do what you believe is a killer performance that should nail you the position, only to find out a short time later, after no call backs, that someone else got the position. Along with the natural disappointment at losing the job, it's also natural to wonder why your... Read More »
Traditionally, no one ever wanted to be considered a "Yes Man." However, in today's competitive workplace and job market, that perception may be changing.
There was a time when saying yes all the time only led to being taken advantage of, and giving a doormat impression -- lacking self-assurance and... Read More »
Chiquita is definitely not just about bananas.
Recently the hit CBS show 'Undercover Boss' revealed that the company famous for that tasty fruit has a lot more diversity than most people know. The latest episode featured Chiquita Brands International CEO Fernando Aguirre going undercover to work with some of... Read More »
What if your dream job was to give other people nightmares?
That's the fun and frightful profession that makes Josiah George of Boston wake up each day looking forward to nightfall with a touch of sinister glee, especially during the Halloween season. George is one of a troupe of talented, costumed... Read More »
In today's tough economy where jobs are scarce and the daily competition is fierce, professional success often seems like one exhausting, never-ending battle.
One man who knows the literal ups and downs of surviving such battles is Lt. Col. Rob "Waldo" Waldman, author of the book 'Never Fly Solo.' A decorated... Read More »
We're all familiar with the old saying "the customer is always right."
While that well-worn adage may make good business sense to your boss and those in the customer service department, it's often small consolation to front-line employees who often have to endure a face-to-face encounter with an angry,... Read More »
"Moonlighting" used to be best known as an old 1980s TV show. However, in today's dismal economy, moonlighting has also become an essential means of economic survival for millions of workers.
The recession, lower wages, the potential for layoffs and much more have forced many in the work force to add a... Read More »
It's quitting time for Cathy.
The ultimate "working woman" comic strip is about to take a well-deserved, indefinite leave of absence after being on the job for over three decades.
'Cathy' is being retired by her artist creator, Cathy Guisewite, after 34 years chronicling her comic strip alter-ego's travails and... Read More »
They're probably the best educated and most technologically savvy generation to enter today's work force, but they can't get a job.
The group of young graduates known as "Millennials" are finding, much to their surprise and frustration, that their unique skills don't give them much of an advantage in today's... Read More »
A Columbus, Ohio, man is behind bars facing charges that he tried to have his former co-worker kidnapped with the intent of holding her for ransom.
Police arrested Carlton Rotach, 21, Sunday night after detectives and SWAT officers pulled off a sting operation posing as potential kidnappers that Rotach allegedly... Read More »