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Why Honesty Is Not The Best Policy At Your Exit Interview

Why Honesty Is Not The Best Policy At Your Exit Interview

6 reasons against speaking the whole truth

In some cases, the truth hurts - and it could come back to bite you. Read More »

The Least Trusted Profession In The Country Is ...

The Least Trusted Profession In The Country Is ...

Members of Congress and car salespeople wouldn't seem to have a lot in common. Politicians spend their days debating big national issues, like how to resolve the "fiscal cliff," while car salespeople spent their time trying to get customers to buy, say, the 2012 Honda Civic. But when it comes to perceived... Read More »

One In Four Wall Street Workers Admit They Know Of 'Wrongdoing'

One In Four Wall Street Workers Admit They Know Of 'Wrongdoing'

By Lauren Tara LaCapra If the ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes were to go out with his lantern in search of an honest many today, a survey of Wall Street executives on workplace conduct suggests he might have to look elsewhere. Read More »

The Case For Lying In Your Exit Interview

The Case For Lying In Your Exit Interview

By Alexis Grant When you leave a job that makes you unhappy, it's easy to want to tell your employer why you're leaving. Whether you're frustrated by mismanagement, not-so-challenging assignments or maddening co-workers, you want to get it off your chest. Because the Big Boss can use that information to... Read More »

Your Last Job Ended Miserably -- Can You Be Honest About Why You Left?

Your Last Job Ended Miserably -- Can You Be Honest About Why You Left?

By Justin Thompson Many people have had a job that sucked. So while the person interviewing you for a new position can probably relate, you shouldn't vent to her about why you hated your last job. Things may have gone bust at your last place, and whether you left or they asked you to leave, there are ways... Read More »

Why Value-Based Leadership Is Important

Why Value-Based Leadership Is Important

Getty Images We have all heard the adage, leaders are born; not made. I believe some are born while others are taught. Leadership, a critical management skill, is the ability to motivate a group of people toward a common goal. How you motivate others to get to that goal is influenced by the values you bring... Read More »

4 Interview Killers

4 Interview Killers

By Robert Half International Job interviews are stressful. Being peppered with questions about your employment history, the skills you possess and how you'd handle hypothetical work situations is hard enough. You don't want to compound the challenge by making an easily avoidable mistake, like showing up... Read More »

Beware Of The 'Tell Me About Your Boss' Question!

Beware Of The 'Tell Me About Your Boss' Question!

By Skip Freeman Imagine for a moment that an exceptional job candidate is about thirty minutes into an important job interview. The candidate, whom we'll call Joe, and the hiring manager seemed to have hit it off almost from the start. Joe has nailed every job-related question the hiring manager has thus far... Read More »

How to Psych Yourself Up For An Interview

How to Psych Yourself Up For An Interview

Landing a new job can have as much to do with your state of mind as your resume. Use these techniques to ace your next interview. Read More »

Sell The Gap On Your Resume

Sell The Gap On Your Resume

By Elinor Stutz A common question from job seekers these days is, "How do I explain being out of work for a year or longer?" This is where a few sales techniques may successfully be applied. The first is to approach the problem from a positive standpoint and leave fear behind. Whenever you meet with... Read More »

People Tell Us What They'd Love To Say To Their Co-Workers

People Tell Us What They'd Love To Say To Their Co-Workers

By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder It's no secret that co-workers may drive you nuts. "At the office, even the littlest things can set you on edge when they happen every single day," says Kerry Miller, founder of PassiveAggressiveNotes.com, a humor blog that often highlights annoyed office workers.... Read More »

The Meek Shall Inherit a High Performance Review

The Meek Shall Inherit a High Performance Review

If it seems to you that only those who are cocky and arrogant to get ahead, take heart! According to new performance review-based study from Baylor University, the more honesty and humility an employee may have, the higher their job performance will be rated. But that's according to supervisor assessments,... Read More »

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