It's gotten to the point where "job seeker" can be a synonym for "discouraged." How are you supposed to overcome the competition to land an appropriate job? Especially if it's been a long time since you've had to look for a position, you have a lot of obstacles to overcome. You know it's futile to sit around and... Read More »
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... Read More »
By Kathryn Tuggle
What's the difference between the office and a singles bar? Well, nothing for some millennials.
According to a study by employee benefits provider Workplace Options, 84 percent of employees aged 18 to 29 say they would date a co-worker, and 71 percent say they think workplace romance is... Read More »
By Jennifer Booton
Best Buy is reportedly probing former CEO Brian Dunn's personal life to see if he misused company assets while having an alleged affair with a female subordinate.
The company did not immediately respond to FOXBusiness.com for this story, but a spokesman told The Wall Street Journal that... Read More »
I'm having trouble balancing being the founder of a startup and having a dating life. Can you give me some tips for making dating a priority while also being so immersed in a business that needs me?
-- Lisa T., Brooklyn, NY Read More »
By Anthony Balderrama
The idea of a work spouse is nothing new. Workers have long been working overtime, especially once the recession kicked in. Now many co-workers spend more time together than they do with their own friends and families. Eventually these colleagues begin to resemble platonic significant... Read More »
It may be hard for some workers to fathom, but sex in the workplace isn't as uncommon as they may think. About a tenth of all workers responding to recent poll admitted to "making love" in the workplace, while nearly twice as many said they thought about doing it, according to Glassdoor, an... Read More »
By Charyn Pfeuffer
That "will they or won't they" tension can be palpable in the workplace. Although Jim Halpert and Pam Beesley of the hit series, The Office have done their best to bring the co-worker-with-benefits scenario to the mainstream, many companies (and fellow workers) still frown upon... Read More »
Many discoveries are made by mistake. Penicillin. Rubber. Even Post-it Notes.
Here's one more: unintended results from business school researchers have provided more insight into the decades-old discussion of why men earn more than women.
Kevin Clark and Patrick Maggitti of Villanova University and Holly Slay of... Read More »
In the world of "give and take," do you take more than you give? When it comes to working with recruiters, many job seekers assume they can only receive help and not provide any. Additionally, many wrongfully assume that the relationship with the recruiter is short-lived-that it only lasts as long as the job... Read More »
The Creative Group
If you're willing to "go white water rafting," "navigate a maze through a cornfield" or "take an improvisational comedy class" with your co-workers, you might be setting yourself up for career success. Taking part in team-building activities -- even those considered optional -- can provide a... Read More »
Last udpated 11/09
Have you ever found that the people most guilty of unruly behavior at work are also the ones who are most oblivious to their behavior?
Take Fred, for example. Fred is the guy who asks you to "help" him with a big presentation (aka, you do the whole thing). But when... Read More »