Manager

  • Dairy Queen Serves Seven-Year-Old Shake Containing Cleaning Fluid

    Dairy Queen Serves Seven-Year-Old Shake Containing Cleaning Fluid

    Manager refused to refund beverage before boy was rushed to hospital

    A Colorado Dairy Queen is coming under fire after serving a seven-year-old boy a shake that was allegedly contaminated with cleaning solution. Continue Reading

  • Adjusting Your Management Style for Difficult People

    Adjusting Your Management Style for Difficult People

    Five types of trouble employees, and how to bring out the best in them

    Every supervisor has that one employee who delivers great results, but just drives people nuts. Here are four common varieties, and how to deal with them. Continue Reading

  • Survey: 1 In 5 Workers Has A Bad Boss

    Survey: 1 In 5 Workers Has A Bad Boss

    A bad boss can derail careers, lower morale and hurt company's productivity. But how many workers actually are in this predicament? Quite a lot, if you believe the results of a new survey from Glassdoor, the employment-information company. The survey of 2,054 workers -- which was conducted by Harris Interactive... Continue Reading

  • 10 Great Jobs For Veterans That Pay More Than $70,000 A Year

    10 Great Jobs For Veterans That Pay More Than $70,000 A Year

    By Bridget Quigg, PayScale.com How can you make your transition from military work to a civilian job as easy as possible? Earning a healthy paycheck might help. Katie Bardaro, lead analyst at online salary database PayScale.com recommends that military folks in search of good pay take advantage of three... Continue Reading

  • When To Say 'No' To The Boss

    When To Say 'No' To The Boss

    By Robert Half International Your manager comes to you in a panic and asks you to fill in for Sharon, who will be out of town all next week. Your first thought is, "Why me?" Yet, despite your frustration, you smile and say, "No problem." Your boss is making the request, after all, so refusal is not an... Continue Reading

  • Ex-Wet Seal Managers Claim The Company Called The Number Of Black Employees A 'Huge Issue'

    Ex-Wet Seal Managers Claim The Company Called The Number Of Black Employees A 'Huge Issue'

    By Abby Rogers Three ex-Wet Seal managers filed a lawsuit alleging shocking bias against black employees, claiming one manager was ordered to hire more whites or be fired. The former managers -- who filed the federal race discrimination lawsuit on Thursday in California -- are hoping to turn it into a... Continue Reading

  • Secrets To Finding Good Jobs That Are Not Advertised

    Secrets To Finding Good Jobs That Are Not Advertised

    By Donna Fuscaldo Not all jobs are posted on Internet boards or advertised at all. But that doesn't mean you can't break into this hidden market. Be forewarned: finding an unlisted position is going to take creativity and perseverance and much more than traditional networking. There are typically a few... Continue Reading

  • Bosses vs. Workers: Who Takes More Vacation Time?

    Bosses vs. Workers: Who Takes More Vacation Time?

    It's hard to find anyone who doesn't think a vacation is a good thing. Beyond getting to explore different parts of the country or the world, vacations have been shown to improve mental health, prevent job burnout and even enhance creativity. Yet if you're guilty of ending the year without using most of your... Continue Reading

  • How To Get A Raise In A Bad Economy

    How To Get A Raise In A Bad Economy

    By Alison Green Thinking about asking for a raise but not sure how to go about it? Here are four key steps to making the request successfully: Continue Reading

  • How To Deal With The Passive-Aggressive Boss

    How To Deal With The Passive-Aggressive Boss

    By Nadia Jones We've all been there. Somehow, through a loophole in the karmic system of workplace balance and order, your boss has landed a position he or she just doesn't seem to deserve or know how to handle with confidence, and, unfortunately for you, they know it. This is when employees often come across... Continue Reading

  • How To Get Along With Difficult Bosses

    How To Get Along With Difficult Bosses

    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... Continue Reading

  • Starting A New Job? 7 Essential Tips

    Starting A New Job? 7 Essential Tips

    By Kelly Eggers The first day at a new job is fraught with questions. Will it look bad if I can't remember everyone's name? When can I ask for my first assignment? Can I bring lunch from home? While the specific answers vary between workplaces, career coaches and recruiters say that there are a few basic... Continue Reading

  • Ex-SF Giants Employee Sentenced For Embezzlement

    Ex-SF Giants Employee Sentenced For Embezzlement

    A former payroll manager for the San Francisco Giants has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison after she admitted to embezzling $2.2 million. Continue Reading

  • How Can I Get An Unadvertised Job?

    How Can I Get An Unadvertised Job?

    Q: How should I ask employers about job opportunities that aren't advertised on their website or on job boards? A: Just because a company isn't advertising any open positions doesn't mean they aren't looking to hire. As MainStreet has reported before, many job openings are never posted to job boards or... Continue Reading

  • 8 Ways To Take The Sting Out Of Criticism

    8 Ways To Take The Sting Out Of Criticism

    By Justin Thompson No one is perfect. In trying to be the best version of ourselves, we must occasionally fail and learn from our mistakes. Part of this learning process involves receiving criticism from others. While it can be difficult to hear criticism from peers, co-workers, a manager or any authority... Continue Reading

  • How 'Bad Bosses' Drive Employees Mad [Infographic]

    How 'Bad Bosses' Drive Employees Mad [Infographic]

    The most productive workers are often thought of as those who love their work. But even the best of workers can be hampered by poor leadership. Further evidence of that is contained in new research which shows that leaders who lack empathy demonstrate poor leadership skills, and a significant number of them... Continue Reading

  • Braggarts Step Aside; Study Finds Humility Makes Better Bosses

    Braggarts Step Aside; Study Finds Humility Makes Better Bosses

    Bosses with swagger and outsized egos may achieve notoriety, but they don't necessarily make the best leaders, new research finds. According to a study to soon publish in the Academy of Management Journal, humble leaders are more effective and better liked. Moreover, their modest style of leadership can lead to... Continue Reading

  • Handling Awkward Work Conversations

    Handling Awkward Work Conversations

    By Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder Being called in by a superior to discuss a topic both of you would probably prefer not to touch can be difficult, but if an employee can limit defensiveness and truly listen, the conversation may be enlightening. Meet three people who survived such... Continue Reading

  • Sample Resume: Retail

    Sample Resume: Retail

    Compiling a resume in which the majority of your experience comes from retail may seem difficult at first. "I worked at this store, I sold these products" is the typical mindset of many retail employees. However, with a little thought, you can make your retail experience work for you. Think about what you've... Continue Reading

  • Sample Cover Letter: Retail Employee

    Sample Cover Letter: Retail Employee

    Claudia Murphy Owner, The Little Boutique 509 Brick St., Chicago, IL 60601 Continue Reading

  • Walmart Supervisor Fired For Chatting With Employee After Hours

    Walmart Supervisor Fired For Chatting With Employee After Hours

    Should you get paid for talking to your boss on the phone after hours? Yes, according to a federal appeals courts, which recently upheld the dismissal of a supervisor employed at a Walmart store in Minnesota who was fired for violating company policy that prohibits off-the-clock work. In its decision, the... Continue Reading

  • McDonald's Manager Takes A Stand Against 'Coning' [Video]

    McDonald's Manager Takes A Stand Against 'Coning' [Video]

    You may remember our features earlier this year -- employees planking on the job and being fired, plus fast food workers being pranked by an Australian man who defined "coning" to the world. Continue Reading

  • Executive Position Where Women Are Most Appealing

    Executive Position Where Women Are Most Appealing

    Every once in a while a little light shines through that glass ceiling and makes you feel we're actually progressing toward equal pay for equal work. There's now at least one executive position that women have a better chance of obtaining than men, and it has nothing to do with gender-specific products. A... Continue Reading

  • What Nobody Will Tell You About Being a Manager

    What Nobody Will Tell You About Being a Manager

    By Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder Think being the one in charge is all about delegating unwanted tasks and getting a cool office? Before yearning for a higher title, keep in mind these things that also go hand-in-hand with increased responsibilities. Continue Reading

  • 25 Jobs in Demand Right Now

    25 Jobs in Demand Right Now

    By Reader's Digest Although the job market is still sluggish, there are plenty of new and exciting careers for individuals looking to switch jobs or put their skills toward something new. Check out 5 exciting jobs that are in high demand right now. Continue Reading

  • Ten Jobs for Extroverts

    Ten Jobs for Extroverts

    By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder When it comes to finding work, most extroverts are eager to land a job that doesn't actually feel like one. To find the perfect fit, think about the job qualities that are most important to you. Whether it's a collegial working environment, teamwork possibilities or... Continue Reading

  • Ron Swanson's Guide to Management and Meat

    Ron Swanson's Guide to Management and Meat

    When Emmy nominations are announced on July 8, many expect NBC's Nick Offerman to be in the mix for the first time. The character he plays on the sitcom "Parks and Recreation," Ron Swanson, has become a breakout star of the show, now in its third season. As the head of the fictional town of Pawnee,... Continue Reading

  • Eight Occupations Boom as On-Line Job Openings Increase

    Eight Occupations Boom as On-Line Job Openings Increase

    Unemployment numbers may have gone up in May, but at least there's some good news from the job front: Online advertised vacancies were up 148,800 in May to 4,471,200, with thousands of new openings listed in eight occupations including sales, office and administrative support. According to the latest... Continue Reading

  • Ten Jobs That Pay $80,000 Per Year

    Ten Jobs That Pay $80,000 Per Year

    What do Lauren Bush's engagement ring, and the Icon CJ3B Army Jeep have in common? They're two of the things you can buy with $80,000. And while most working stiffs can only dream of plunking down that kind of cash -- the median family income in the U.S. brings in only around $50,000 according to the Bureau of... Continue Reading

  • Where Women Work: 20 Most Common Occupations

    Where Women Work: 20 Most Common Occupations

    You've Come a Long Way Baby... Or Have You? Think back to the most common jobs that women held in your mom's day, and if that's not far enough back, think about your grandmother. Do secretaries, nurses, teachers and retail sales clerks come to mind? Now think about the most common jobs for women today:... Continue Reading