There has been an unusual amount of discussion this election season about the role of the stay-at-home mom, a subject that has been below the media's radar for the past several decades. You'd think
Job seekers, what is your goal?
If you said that your goal is to get a job, you answered incorrectly. That's like an author sitting down to write the great American novel; the goal is too lofty an
Negotiation is a skill. It can be learned and improved upon. So you should "start early and negotiate often," Jennifer Greiner, president of Greiner Consulting, a legal career management firm, says
It's hard to imagine someone who is not plugged in to the myriad social networks. While the verb "Facebook" is not an official entry in a dictionary, it has become a commonplace request among frien
Federal and state laws make it mandatory for most employers to offer employee health plans, and you'll find a great amount of variety in the types of plans and what's included in them. Companies sh
You've heard the old motto "reading is fundamental." In today's competitive and precarious job market, that's extremely true.
It's important to be well read on trends in your industry, on the top
The average working professional will change jobs 11 times in his or her career, which means, in most cases, leaving 10 employers. Successfully exiting a job presents a special challenge that shoul
F. Scott Fitzgerald observed, "There are no second acts in American lives." While that remark is debatable, a related one isn't; there are plenty of second careers in American lives today.
Your r?sum? is the first impression a prospective employer has of you, so you want to tailor this all-important door opener to present yourself in the best possible way. What your r?sum? says about
Is there a reason women shove their feet into pointy-toed heels and endure the pain during their workday? On the surface, it might be about which shoes match the outfit. But science has shown many
Dear Rat Race Rebellion: I don't like desk work. I like to be outside meeting people and doing things. Are there any home-based jobs or projects that pay you to be outside the house? -- Janice in L
It's 9 a.m. Do you know where your references are?
It's not a trick question. In today's turbulent job market, you may need to marshal your references at the drop of a hat or the drop of a pink sl
Looking to make some extra cash, all while working from home?
Many ads say you can set your own hours and earn big bonuses, but while it sounds tempting, it's often a bad idea. Just ask Kelly from
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