With companies struggling to survive and people having a difficult time finding work, there's one simple strategy that can drive revenues to great heights and make you a customer service superstar. The problem: it's often overlooked or even non-existent. It is empowerment, or simply allowing employees to make... Read More »
By Donna Rosato and Tom Ziegler
You've had a great run in your career. Now you can afford to follow a passion or enjoy a less taxing, yet satisfying, workweek. These top 20 jobs score high for flexibility and social meaning, enjoy relatively low stress, and none require advanced degrees. Read More »
This uncertain world of work demands a new approach to managing your career. "Manage your life as if you are your own boss and agent," my colleague Mike Squires, a senior technical recruiter at PayPal says. Successful careers don't just happen, it's up to you to learn the skills to build a successful... Read More »
The marketing and advertising industries took a real hit during the recession, but now, modern day mad men seem to be making a comeback. Marketing and advertising executives anticipate a significant uptick in hiring activity in the third quarter of 2011, according to The Creative Group's Hiring Index for... Read More »
I enrolled in college at the age of 36, with the intention of improving my writing skills. It didn't take me long to realize I needed to find a way to support myself, while I was writing.
Thinking I was going to have to forgo my writing dream for a more realistic approach to earning a living, I declared a major... Read More »
Listen up college kids! When global consultant group Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. surveyed 150 human resource executives, they didn't expect such delicious irony.
According to the survey (as published by TalentManagementTech.com), the top three careers they advised college freshmen to avoid are: Read More »