Commute

  • Don't Accept An Offer Without Asking These Questions

    Don't Accept An Offer Without Asking These Questions

    Job seekers who have been looking for new opportunities for months, or even years, are unlikely to spend a lot of time and effort evaluating a new offer before signing on the dotted line. If you've been searching for for a long time, you may not have the luxury to turn down an offer. Continue Reading

  • J.C. Penney Execs Commute To Work Via Jet -- While Laying Off 43,000

    J.C. Penney Execs Commute To Work Via Jet -- While Laying Off 43,000

    Since Ron Johnson became CEO of J.C. Penney, he has been under fire. He has slashed some 40,000 jobs and did away with much of the discount coupons that customers loved, and still the troubled retailer remained on the brink, causing investors and analysts to question the merits of his "transformation" plan. Now,... Continue Reading

  • Commuting For A Job: When Is It Worth It? How Far, How Long?

    Commuting For A Job: When Is It Worth It? How Far, How Long?

    By Meghan M. Biro I always hear people asking about commuting and their job. What is too far? What is too short? Is there a 'too short?' How much will it cost? Gas? Bridge tolls? Parking? The hard costs of commuting can be calculated with some accuracy. Gasoline prices are hovering around $4 a gallon. Car... Continue Reading

  • 10 Cities Where Americans Can't Get To Work

    10 Cities Where Americans Can't Get To Work

    By Charles B. Stockdale There are over 7.5 million households in the U.S. in which the residents do not own an automobile. Of course, these homes rely on public transportation to commute to work, schools and shopping. Yet, 700,000 of those households don't even have access to public transit, according to the... Continue Reading

  • Your Commute is Killing You

    Your Commute is Killing You

    It really is bad for you. Commuting. The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index has just been released, and the results make it clear that the more you commute, the less you will be doing with regards to job satisfaction, physical and emotional health. The data analytics were compiled during 2010, and culled... Continue Reading

  • Is Your Commute Ruining Your Marriage?

    Is Your Commute Ruining Your Marriage?

    A long commute comes with an obvious list of downfalls -- super-early wake-up calls, unexpected traffic jams, the fact that it costs a half-a-day's pay to fill up the gas tank each week -- but according to a recent study by a researcher at Umea University in Sweden, there could be another, more unexpected... Continue Reading