Professions

  • Stifle Your Type A Excesses

    Stifle Your Type A Excesses

    Your greatest strength can have negative consequences

    Here'€™s a tip for the Type A professional: '€œType A'€ is not synonymous with 'psychopath,' or at least it shouldn't be. Here's how to work with others. Continue Reading

  • What People Really Earn In 2013

    What People Really Earn In 2013

    PARADEAlana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson By Parade Ever wonder what your local mayor makes? Or the comedian at the company retreat? (Hint: It's more than you think!) In our annual jobs survey, salary taboos take a hike. Ben Strothman Age: 51 City: St. Paul, Minn. Occupation: Movie projector technician Pay:... Continue Reading

  • Aspiring Investment Bankers Determined To 'Prove People Wrong'

    Aspiring Investment Bankers Determined To 'Prove People Wrong'

    Last summer, David Wang had an internship at an investment bank in Stamford, Conn. He loved it like a kid first learning about the stars, and deciding to be an astronaut. "I was speechless, really, at how amazing a career this was," he says. "This is where I really want to be." But the timing's a little... Continue Reading

  • The First Jobs Of U.S. Presidents

    The First Jobs Of U.S. Presidents

    By David Schepp & Claire Gordon Think your job is difficult? Just imagine what it's like to lead one of the most populous and prosperous nations on earth. And yet, as the current race for the Republican nomination has shown, there's no shortage of candidates who think they have the right stuff to be... Continue Reading