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WWE Star Sued For Painfully Real Assault On Co-Worker

WWE Star Sued For Painfully Real Assault On Co-Worker

World Wrestling Entertainment's star wrestlers are often said to be "faking" fights. But now WWE producer Andrew Green has filed a lawsuit against one of the biggest wrestlers, Big Show (whose real name is Paul Donald Wight Jr, ) for a chokehold that Green says was painfully real. Green claims that Big Show,... Read More »

Survey: Creepiest Requests From Bosses

Survey: Creepiest Requests From Bosses

If you're like most workers, you probably navigate a number of complex relationships every day. Hard-to-please customers. Temperamental co-workers. But of course, your relationship with the boss is paramount, and handling that can become all the more challenging if your boss places unreasonable, perhaps even... Read More »

Reporter Receives Call From Mom During Live News Report

Have you ever received a poorly timed personal call at work? You're about to close a deal, when your child's principal calls, informing you that a photo of your daughter, scantily clad, is circulating around middle school? You're getting a disastrous job-performance review, when your hubby calls to say that... Read More »

Everything You Need To Know About Coffee At Work

Everything You Need To Know About Coffee At Work

No matter what you do in the working world, coffee typically plays a part. Eleven things you need to know. Read More »

Australian Miners Fired For Harlem Shake Video

The first Harlem Shake-related mass-firing appears to have occurred last week. Read More »

Seattle Barista Matt Watson Fired For Bitter Blog Mocking Customers

Seattle Barista Matt Watson Fired For Bitter Blog Mocking Customers

Lots of baristas are disaffected, quietly cursing persnickety customers, and sneaking caffeine or full-fat milk into those patrons' drinks. But if they want to keep a career in customer service, they would be wise to keep their gripes off the Internet. A Seattle coffee shop worker has just been fired after... Read More »

Weird Ways People Spend Their Lunch Hour

Weird Ways People Spend Their Lunch Hour

By Luke Roney, CareerBliss Each day, workers around the U.S. are faced with a crucial decision: what to have for lunch. For some, however, the "lunch" in their lunch break is a mere suggestion. And their midday hour away from the office has little to do with eating. Read More »

Tina Fey and '30 Rock': 7 Career Lessons

Tina Fey and '30 Rock': 7 Career Lessons

Since "30 Rock" is having its finale Thursday, we thought we would republish this article about creator Tina Fey. Take a look, and then share with us the career lessons you've learned from watching the NBC hit show or reading Fey's memoir. By Anthony Balderrama Celebrities don't always make the best role... Read More »

Make Super Bowl Monday A National Holiday,  Petition Says

Make Super Bowl Monday A National Holiday, Petition Says

The federal government's grandest experiment in democracy -- the online WhiteHouse.gov petitions -- have brought the people together on such causes as deporting Piers Morgan, creating a Death Star, mandating state Pokemon, and the secession of a dozen of our union's states. The upcoming Super Bowl has prompted... Read More »

College Kid's Amazing, Plucky Cover Letter For Wall Street Internship Goes Viral

College Kid's Amazing, Plucky Cover Letter For Wall Street Internship Goes Viral

This cover letter is unapologetically honest and people on Wall Street are calling it one of the best letters they have seen. Read More »

Top 9 Craziest Job Titles

These are the craziest job titles you've ever heard of. Read More »

Mayan Calendar 2012: How The End-Of-The-World Myth Can Help Your Career

Mayan Calendar 2012: How The End-Of-The-World Myth Can Help Your Career

The Mayans were quite an advanced civilization. They had agriculture, written language and, as we've been learning in story after story this week, a calendar. Mayan civilization itself ended hundreds of years ago, but the calendar ticked along until. ... Dec. 21, 2012. Read More »

5 Most Outrageous Employee Resignations In 2012

5 Most Outrageous Employee Resignations In 2012

No matter how bad the economy is, some workers will always be so fed up they feel they have no choice but to storm off and quit their job. Read More »

Survey: Craziest Excuses For Calling In Sick

Survey: Craziest Excuses For Calling In Sick

Have you ever called in sick due to an allergy attack? Did you neglect to mention that it's the huge stack of paperwork on your desk that caused the allergic reaction? Or maybe you have a migraine but failed to explain it's from your annoying co-workers. The list of personal "ailments" used to get a day off... Read More »

Jobs That Drink The Most Coffee In A Day

Jobs That Drink The Most Coffee In A Day

By Vivian Giang If you can't start your work day without a cup of joe, you're not alone. Out of the 4,700 workers who were included in a survey conducted by CareerBuilder and Dunkin' Donuts, 60 percent of them said that they drink at least two cups of coffee daily and nearly half admitted that their... Read More »

Embarrassing Moment At Work? How To Recover Your Dignity

Embarrassing Moment At Work? How To Recover Your Dignity

By Susan Ricker Everybody makes mistakes, and sometimes people find themselves in embarrassing situations. Your first instinct may be to hide until things blow over, but there are better ways to cope. Here are some ways to minimize the damage. Read More »

The Only Black Woman In The Office: 'I Am The Only One -- Again'

The Only Black Woman In The Office: 'I Am The Only One -- Again'

"I am the only one. Again," the young black woman says, staring straight into the camera. And so begins a new, fictional web series about a black woman named Racey Jones working in an all-white office in corporate America, circa 2012. The first episode of the "The Unwritten Rules" shows Jones trying to shrug... Read More »

Coffee Chain's Hiring Of 'Bubbly, Attractive' Teens Target Of Federal Probe

Coffee Chain's Hiring Of 'Bubbly, Attractive' Teens Target Of Federal Probe

A local coffee chain, known for its bubbly, attractive female staff in pink shirts, is being investigated by federal officials for possible age and race discrimination, and the chain is complaining that the probe is a "witch hunt." The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been quietly probing... Read More »

Weirdest Reasons Workers Quit Their Jobs

Weirdest Reasons Workers Quit Their Jobs

There's no shortage of workers who get fired for doing stupid things on the job. Take, for example, Tamara Vangundy, the Indiana coroner who earlier this month reportedly showed up at a crime scene intoxicated and was subsequently charged with drunk driving. But some people also have very weird reasons for... Read More »

Why Goof Offs Get Ahead At Work

Why Goof Offs Get Ahead At Work

People spend vast amounts of time on the Internet. They watch the latest cat videos, check Facebook, etc. It's not exactly productive, per se. But I want to make the case that the things you think are big time sucks -- like reading the Fail blog -- are not the real causes of wasted time at work. A few years... Read More »

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