By Alison Green
You've probably heard the same bits of career advice tossed around over and over from well-meaning friends, relatives, and even bosses. But plenty of the maxims that we hear repeated actually aren't true. Here are six of the most popular career myths that you shouldn't fall for. Read More »
By Robert Half International
Over the past few years, many people have felt pressure to work harder in order to maintain their job security. But meekly shouldering increasingly heavy workloads isn't necessarily the best way to demonstrate your value. Always being the first to arrive and the last to leave... Read More »
If you had a time machine, would you travel into the future to see what's in store for you 10, 20 or 30 years from now? Or would you rather travel back in time, perhaps right after college graduation, to fix a mistake you made or take another path in life? Read More »
In the dystopian book-turned-sure-to-be-blockbuster-movie, "The Hunger Games," 24 children are placed in a remote wilderness and forced to kill each other until only one remains, while millions watch on live TV. It's a game of strength, skill, endurance, courage, emotional manipulation and copious amounts of... Read More »
By Tony Morrison
It's that time of year again. The mall is mobbed, the egg nog milkshake is back at Jack-in-the-Box, and millions of children around the planet are patiently awaiting the arrival of that big man in red.
No matter what you celebrate, you know that Santa Claus is coming to town in a big way... Read More »
By Rachel Farrell, Special to CareerBuilder
Believe it or not, reality TV stars can be more for us than a guilty pleasure. In fact, they can even teach us a thing or two, and not just about being a drama queen.
Now that more reality stars have begun to stretch their 15 minutes of fame into entertainment... Read More »
By Gerrit Hall
Writing your resume can be overwhelming. Between the first draft, the revisions, the second opinions, your computer crashing, and submitting a final draft, it's easy for the task to fall through the cracks. However, the job search should be fun, not like beating your head against a brick wall.
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You go in for a job interview and do what you believe is a killer performance that should nail you the position, only to find out a short time later, after no call backs, that someone else got the position. Along with the natural disappointment at losing the job, it's also natural to wonder why your... Read More »
I'm supposed to do this book review, but I don't really feel like reading the book. So, I'll just read the liner notes, make up some stuff about the book and go back to checking my Facebook page and drinking coffee. No one will ever know, since you'll probably never read the book anyway.
And, that is how I would... Read More »
Robert Half International
With some companies beginning to emerge from the recession and pursue growth plans again, moving up the corporate ladder could be on your mind. Taking on a higher-level position -- and, ideally, the corresponding bump in pay -- could be especially appealing if you've assumed added... Read More »
Everyone knows the saying "It's not what you know, it's who you know." This aphorism rings true in the business world, especially when it comes to the initial step of getting your foot in the door of a particular company or organization.
Let's see, who is more likely to get the job... the well qualified... Read More »
We at AOL love you guys whether you have jobs or not. But some people we know seem to have landed the coolest jobs we can imagine. For instance, Jami Attenberg, who splits her time 70-30 as a novelist and interactive copywriter.
We recently had the chance to ask Jami a few questions about her abundance of... Read More »