Working From Home
May 22, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Decision-makers at U.S. companies are big on education, enthusiasm, experience and personality when it comes to hiring after...
May 21, 2013
I am going to confess to something a bit less than flattering about myself: I’m not very good at job interviews. I am not the most...
May 20, 2013
When the job market stinks, many college students take refuge in graduate school, figuring the time and money spent getting a master’s degree will boost their career prospects. But with the interest rate on student loans doubling to 6.8 percent...
May 13, 2013
The other day my phone rang. I looked at who was calling and saw it was one of my main freelance clients (let's call him Jeff), and my shoulders immediately tensed up and I became defensive and ready to have a conversation I wasn't looking...
May 3, 2013
I’ve recently started working from home and, despite some frustrating aspects of the job, I have found myself to be happier overall based on...
April 26, 2013
April 17, 2013
March 27, 2013
Department of Defense employees are bracing themselves for the upcoming furlough — a mandatory, unpaid day once a week for up to 22 weeks. The furlough reflects one of the many federal budget cuts enacted by the sequestration.
Here are five...
March 21, 2013
I’ve had terrible guilt quitting jobs in the past. I feel loyal to my coworkers, my bosses, even the faceless corporations who have employed me. I feel like I am abandoning them by choosing to...
March 17, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Happiness on the job can be elusive, but it’s attainable.
For instance, 70 percent of employees consider their friends on...