Companies want workers with high emotional intelligence
Interpersonal skills, people skills, emotional intelligence quotient; use whatever fancy lingo you'd like. New research shows employers covet these traits. Read More »
Tackle these difficult work situations one step at a time
Detailed and practical advice for some of the most common situations jobseekers and unhappy workers find themselves in. Read More »
The city gets a new social network
San Francisco office workers who have some time on their hands have been swapping messages and art by putting Post-it notes in their windows to communicate. Read More »
You've been warned: A bad boss may turn you into a bad employee.
Working for a bad boss can impact you in ways you might not have thought about. Here are five of those less obvious dangers. Read More »
Employers stress soft skills, new study says
Soft skills are more than just a buzzword, a vast majority of employers say they are equal in importance to traditional hard skills. Read More »
Soft skills work ethic and dependability top the list
In a survey of hiring managers, CareerBuilder finds so-called soft skills are in high demand. Read More »
Don't get swept under the rug
It’s easy to come off as obnoxious when making a direct plea for recognition you think you deserve. Here's how to do it without looking like a jerk. Read More »
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to the lowest level in almost seven years. Read More »
"Rat on the train! Rat on the train!"
A viral video finds a stowaway rat terrifying New Yorkers riding the subway during their morning commute. Read More »
Employees will still serve a 10-day suspension
UPS has re-hired the 250 drivers it fired for participating in a walkout. After receiving criticism, the company made a deal with the local Teamsters union. Read More »
A resume tool to differentiate yourself in the job market
How to use a Resume Addendum as an extra tool to supplement your resume when appealing to prospective employers and recruiters. Read More »
How to answer the question 'Why were you let go?'
No one likes the experience of being fired, but there are ways to get back out there and find a job that's a better fit. Read More »
American teachers' pay ranks 24th in the world
Many Americans think that teachers in this country get a great deal, but when it comes to pay, they make a lot less than others with equivalent educations. Read More »
AOL Jobs catches up with Abby Kohut in San Diego
'Absolutely Abby' Kohut is on a cross country mission to help one million long-term unemployed Americans find jobs. Read More »
The fruit punch at Chicago's Home Run Inn is for adults only
Ten kids were described as being in "good-to-fair" condition after a waitress at a Chicago restaurant accidentally served them alcohol. Read More »
Accepting a lowball offer could hurt you for years to come!
Accepting a lowball salary offer could cause you to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your career, according to experts. Read More »
Were they stripped of their dignity?
The family of an 85-year-old woman is suing the Long Island retirement home that allegedly hired strippers to entertain residents. Read More »
'The cat got out' is not an acceptable excuse at most places
Off-the-wall excuses not to come to work can do more harm than good. Read More »
Executive orders cover only some women
President Obama signed two executive orders that address the fact that women make 77 cents on every dollar that a man earns. Problem solved? Well, no.
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Turns out "smoke-free" isn't 100% accurate
A U.K. bartender and a pub customer were burned when a fellow worker's e-cigarette exploded after being plugged into an iPad charger behind the bar. Read More »