By Andrea Murad
Not all conversations at work happen around a conference table or at a formal meeting. The more juicy chats tend to occur around the water cooler, at happy hour or in the hallways.
No matter the culture or employees' happiness levels, every office has gossip. Read More »
By Anthony Balderrama
Most of us have been forced to play some sort of ice-breaker game, whether it's to find out five facts about the person sitting next to you or get into a group and work on a puzzle together. Teachers, managers and other group leaders often look for activities to make people in the room... Read More »
By Andrea Murad
Most of us have a boss, and while it might sound counterintuitive, experts say that knowing how to make your boss look good and shine will advance your career.
Unless you own your business, you likely have a boss who decides promotions and raises that help you climb the corporate ladder. Even... Read More »
By Alison Green
Not much makes job-seekers more anxious than negotiating-or even discussing-salary. After all, you might ask for too much, ask for too little, or otherwise sabotage your own chances of getting the best possible salary. Negotiation will go more smoothly if you know what landmines to avoid. Read More »
By Ritika Trikha
So, you've had enough. You've poured your heart out, worked your fingers to the bone, and turned your hair gray, but no one seems to appreciate it. You're unhappy, and ready to make a career change.
Sounds fair. But hasty decisions might leave you in unfamiliar territory with neither field... Read More »
By Woodrow Aames
At a time when companies are struggling to recruit certain talent, established companies and startups alike know they have to dangle perks to lure recruits into the fold. And since free food and drink, stock options and yoga classes are no longer special, sometimes that means offering... Read More »
What is one common issue that you have faced with startup hires and how have you rectified the situation?
The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council, an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs. The YEC promotes entrepreneurship... Read More »
By Kevin W. Grossman
That was our pact. The fact that if it got to the point where we literally cried at the end of the workday, it was time to leave.
That's what we did one night in December 1995. We made a pact that we'd walk away if our work worlds just became too unbearable. Which is exactly what we... Read More »
Japanese corporate culture has always placed the good of the organization above that of the individual worker, going so far as to dictate workplace fashion and daily exercise routines. But haircuts?
At least one Japanese firm has jumped on the one-hairstyle-for-all bandwagon as part of a national campaign to... Read More »
If you're like most people, 2010 was a long, exhausting year. You're tired, depleted, and quite frankly just done with "business as usual." You're laying the blame for your fatigue squarely at the feet of the increased responsibilities and long hours you faced. But according to Jon Gordon, you might be... Read More »