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Can I Be Denied A Promotion Because My Spouse Works With Me?

Can I Be Denied A Promotion Because My Spouse Works With Me?

Can my employer discriminate against me because I'm married to a coworker?

You're up for a promotion but they won't consider you because your spouse works there. What are your rights? Our employment law expert answers this question Read More »

What to Do When Your Job Description Suddenly Changes

What to Do When Your Job Description Suddenly Changes

How to read the situation. Is everyone experiencing change?

How should you react if your job description suddenly changes - for the better or for the worse? Read More »

Want To Get Promoted Fast? These Are The Best 25 Companies For That

Want To Get Promoted Fast? These Are The Best 25 Companies For That

Some have great company culture and travel opportunities, too.

From manufacturing to information technology to consulting -- there's a good mix in this list. Read More »

Advice For The New Boss

Advice For The New Boss

What every new manager should say and do the first day on the job.

How to start off on the right foot with your staff. Read More »

Should You Ever Turn Down A Promotion?

Should You Ever Turn Down A Promotion?

There are landmines you may not have considered. 7 tips. Read More »

How To Get A Promotion By The End Of The Year

How To Get A Promotion By The End Of The Year

Moving on up. It's the American way. But are you sure you want to? Some people keep getting promotions or higher-level clients until they reach their level of incompetence. And some devotees of work-life balance would rather be just B players in exchange for personal time. The fact is, up isn't the only way. In... Read More »

5 Ways You're Killing Your Chance At A Promotion

5 Ways You're Killing Your Chance At A Promotion

By Heather Huhman There are many reasons individuals may be looking to get promoted: the staleness of their current position, the lure of a flashier title, or potentially just a reward for the infinite amount of hard work they've been putting in. Whatever the reasoning, promotions are never promised.... Read More »

4 Ways To Ensure You Get A Promotion Next Time

4 Ways To Ensure You Get A Promotion Next Time

By Lindsay Olson If you were expecting to get promoted, but got passed over, you're understandably confused and probably frustrated. But how you react and what you choose to do next can greatly affect your career path, so carefully consider your actions. Read More »

How To Get A Promotion: 4 Tips

How To Get A Promotion: 4 Tips

It can be nerve-wracking to approach your boss about such a tentative topic, so it's best to go into the process prepared. Read More »

11 Questions To Ask Before Accepting A Job Offer

11 Questions To Ask Before Accepting A Job Offer

By Anthony Balderrama By now, job seekers hopefully know the two cardinal rules of interview questions: 1. When the interviewer asks if you have any questions, you better have something to ask. 2. You should walk into the interview room prepared to answer the classic questions, such as, "What is your biggest... Read More »

Are You Sabotaging Your Career? 9 Ways To Move Ahead

Are You Sabotaging Your Career? 9 Ways To Move Ahead

While more women than ever are in the workforce, men still dominate the management ranks; here's how to get around the biggest obstacles. Read More »

5 Tricks To Ace Your Performance Review

5 Tricks To Ace Your Performance Review

By Brian O'Connell When it comes to knocking a job performance review out of the park, it pays to be aggressive and to be your own public relations director. It's an uphill climb for U.S. workers, who increasingly see job performance reviews as a useless exercise, and one that doesn't necessarily... Read More »

Why You Shouldn't Be Too Ambitious

Why You Shouldn't Be Too Ambitious

In an age of job insecurity, does ambition even pay off? Indeed, the wealth gap shows that even if you get a job, your wage is likely to have little mobility. (This chart, "You Have Nothing To Lose But Your Gains," provided by Mother Jones, shows that the average income of the top 1 percent has grown 240... Read More »

Promotion Secrets: How The Corner Office Was Won [Infographic]

Promotion Secrets: How The Corner Office Was Won [Infographic]

The nation's job picture may be improving, but it still has a long way to go before workers can expect to get a rise in pay. Stagnant wages have been a component of the U.S. labor market for more than a decade -- long before 2008's economic crisis. That means an employee who wants to earn more money will... Read More »

Denied Jobs, Blacks In Iowa Test New Bias Theory

Denied Jobs, Blacks In Iowa Test New Bias Theory

By Ryan J. Foley IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- After years of litigation, a judge will soon decide whether to grant thousands of black employees and job applicants monetary damages for hiring practices used by every agency of Iowa state government that they say has disadvantaged them for decades. Read More »

Career Confessions: 2012 Resolutions From 6 Professionals

Career Confessions: 2012 Resolutions From 6 Professionals

By Lydia Dishman As we leave the New Years celebrations behind, we may find ourselves forgetting our career resolutions along with the lyrics to Auld Lang Syne. Maybe it would help us to hear what other people are planning to do for their jobs in 2012. Read More »

You're No. 1! 3 Ways To Rock Your Job At The Top

You're No. 1! 3 Ways To Rock Your Job At The Top

By Tony Morrison Just got promoted? That's great! Your hard work really paid off this time. You're in a position that you love at a great company and you're being recognized for your work. Nothing could be better. Once you're there, what is there to do next? How can you be the best employee in this... Read More »

You Want A Promotion, But Do You Deserve One?

You Want A Promotion, But Do You Deserve One?

By Rachel Farrell, Special to CareerBuilder Everyone thinks they deserve a promotion. But how do you truly know if you deserve one? "When it comes to career advancement, you want to stack the deck in your favor," said Rosemary Haefner, vice president of human resources at CareerBuilder, in a recent press... Read More »

When and How to Get a Promotion

When and How to Get a Promotion

Quick! Before the month ends, you'd better ask for that promotion. With the economy perking up, many workers who have been taking on additional responsibilities to compensate for laid off staff might believe its time to seek a little recognition for their efforts. While the timing could well be right to ask... Read More »

The Peter Principle: Why Incompetent People Get Promoted

The Peter Principle: Why Incompetent People Get Promoted

Have you ever looked at your boss and wondered "Who promoted you?" or "How have you not been fired by now?" If you have, take comfort in knowing you're not alone -- many of us have to deal with bosses that seem in over their heads. The fact is, while your inept boss may drive you nuts, it may not even be his... Read More »

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