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5 Ways To Reach For The Perks You Want

Good news: Companies are starting to worry so much that their talented workers may walk away that they're employing various retention tools - including tuition reimbursement and higher salaries - to keep their best people. More good news: Two-thirds of companies in the last year have creat...

Job Hunting In A Nutshell: 57 Tweets

What follows is a series of tweets I sent this spring as a part of a Twitter based seminar in networking for a job. The most amazing thing about Twitter is that it forces you to get very concise. The tweets distill a lot of information about networking and looking for work into a small spa...

Making Sure Your Attitude Doesn’t Get In The Way Of Career Success

Have you been on more job interviews than you care to think about lately? Do you feel that you are interviewing worse with each meeting? Well, that perception may not just be in your head. Interviewing gets old after awhile, and just like the salesperson who hasn't gotten a "yes" since he ...

Workplace Bullying: It Happens More Often Than You Think

Bullying doesn’t end on the playground. Workplace bullying is more common than you may think. According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, 35% of all adults in the U.S. experienced bullying at work in 2010. While bullies in elementary school and high school prey on perceived weaknesse...

How To Land A Green Job

Earth Day is coming up on Sunday, April 22. In light of celebrating our planet and the rising popularity of environmental jobs, Sara Sutton Fell, CEO of FlexJobs, has five tips for landing a job in the coveted “green sector.”...

Highlighting Your Personal Life For The Job You Want

Not everything you present in the job interview must come directly from your work experience. Sometimes a great story and a great skill springs from your personal life....

5 Things To Make Your Career Transition Successful

I voluntarily left in 2006 and have never looked back! Here are some of the lessons I learned about the career transition process that anyone can apply to today’s employment situation....

Facebook Time Capsule: An Inside Look At The Company – Pre IPO

Facebook may be in a quiet period, gearing up for one of the most anticipated initial public offerings ever, but it’s not stopping the company from making headlines with news like its recent Instagram acquisition or slowing employees from sharing details about the workplace culture and ...

How To Stop Wasting Time In Meetings

A recent survey by Doodle, an online scheduling company, found that professionals spend nearly five hours each week scheduling meetings. That figure doesn’t include the time actually spent in meetings. An estimated more than 25 million meetings take place in businesses across the U.S. ev...

The Perks Of Working For A Small Business

Working for a small business may not give you wealth and prestige, but it could give you perks not commonly offered at large corporations. Small business owners know they can’t compete on salary and job growth which is why they are more willing to offer incentives that make it worthwhile...