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7 Ways To Abandon A Sinking Career Ship

Do you feel like you've accomplished all that you can in your current position and the prospect of moving up or even over is low or non-existent? Do you find yourself in the hands of a tyrant boss that, no matter how hard you try, you just can't seem to find common ground with him? Or are ...

4 Tips For The Best Life In & Out Of Work

Do you feel stuck in your work life? Afraid of a layoff, worried about income, scared to make a change in the midst of a tricky economy? If so, you’re not alone. But you also don’t have to stay stuck. By figuring out your own unique energies and special skills, you can make your work m...

What To Do When You Get Fired?

Let’s face it, being fired stinks. Not only do you have to worry about where your next pay check will come from, but you also have to contend with a bruised ego. But all doesn’t have to be lost. You can learn from being fired and take that knowledge with you to your next job....

Four Ways To Find A Job While On Vacation

Spring break seems like a great time to savor life and sunshine and the joy of no school or work commitments. But those who want an internship or a new job soon may want to keep the momentum and opportunities swimming along, even during their vacation. That doesn't mean skipping the R&R, r...

Glassdoor Is Headed To The ‘National HR In Hospitality Conference’ & ‘HCI National Human Capital Summit’

Attention HR & Recruitment Pros: We’re about to hit the road for two conferences and would love to see you. Below are details on how to find us. Stop by to learn more about Glassdoor and how we’re helping companies like PepsiCo, Citrix Systems and General Mills boost their recruiting e...

Can Personal Finance Problems Impact Your Career?

A recent study by the Society of Human Resource Management found that the vast majority of human resources managers noticed an employee’s financial troubles impacting their work quality, but that fewer organizations are providing financial education to their employees than in 2009....

Build Your Career By Being Your Own Architect

When it comes to finding a good job and keeping it, especially in a world where specialization is now the standard and generalists are becoming day laborers, it’s more critical than ever to become a Zen Architect.Here’s what I mean: having the mindful presence and emotional intelligenc...

How To Deal With An Annoying Coworker

Forget zombies. Annoying coworkers are the plague of this century and, at their worst, they prevent us from doing our jobs efficiently, costing businesses thousands of dollars per employee per year in lost productivity as a result. Last month I wrote about how to limit distractions at work...

How To Investigate “The Right Job” Vs. “Any Job”

I know in today's economic climate how tempting it can be to take advantage of any job offer that comes your way. Many career opportunities look great on paper and at times, out of sheer desperation to be among the employed, you tend to view these opportunities through rose-colored glasses...

How To Get Your Boss Fired

We’ve all had one: that ineffectual boss that rarely has a clue. But what if your superior crosses the line from annoying to toxic, making your work life downright miserable? Think you can’t get him or her fired? Think again. While it is fraught with risk, there are steps you can take....