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Does Gen Y Depend Too Much on Parents for Career Advice?

Does Gen Y Depend Too Much on Parents for Career Advice?

Young people may be graduating into an epically crappy job market, but in one way they’re lucky. Like never before, our generation has a vast array of career information and resources at our disposal. Thanks...
What to Expect for Your First Job: Fact vs. Fiction

What to Expect for Your First Job: Fact vs. Fiction

Myths are fun. If you swallow chewing gum, will it stick in your stomach for seven years? If you drop a penny off the Empire State Building, does it become a deadly weapon? When you get your first job,...
Facebook Becomes Your New Job-Search Friend

Facebook Becomes Your New Job-Search Friend

Instead of getting fired from your job for trolling Facebook or posting pictures during the day, you can now use it to find a new career opportunity. Facebook’s Social Jobs Partnership app, which officially...
Ultimate Guide for Surviving Your Entry-Level Job

Ultimate Guide for Surviving Your Entry-Level Job

If you’ve ever changed careers, you know what a challenge it can be to settle in to a new position. But what if you’ve been in the workforce for several years and suddenly find yourself in an entry-level...
4 Tips for becoming everyone’s favorite coworker

4 Tips for becoming everyone’s favorite coworker

Even if you’ve managed to work out a virtual agreement with your workplace or you’re a full-time freelancer, chances are you’ve experienced the mixed blessing of coworkers at least once on your...
7 In-Demand Jobs for Master Multitaskers

7 In-Demand Jobs for Master Multitaskers

As such, being a master multitasker isn’t about talking on the phone, updating a spreadsheet and listening to music all at the same time—a sure recipe for sloppy work. It’s about being able to efficiently...
Best Things Your References Can Say About You

Best Things Your References Can Say About You

Here’s a part of the job-search process we don’t talk about enough: briefing your references. Yes, that’s right, briefing them. It’s simply not enough to offer names and numbers to your potential...
Tech Workers are Less Likely to Be Unemployed

Tech Workers are Less Likely to Be Unemployed

Sick of hearing about — and maybe feeling like a victim of — high unemployment? Then maybe it’s time to work on those tech skills. The average unemployment rate for tech jobs is about 6 percent,...
What Supermodels Can Teach You About Getting a Job

What Supermodels Can Teach You About Getting a Job

While models are living paycheck to paycheck just for a chance at that J. Crew catalog shoot, supermodels are on an entirely different playing field. It’s not that they’re prettier or they walk better;...
5 Etiquette Lessons for the Workplace

5 Etiquette Lessons for the Workplace

Some other workplace etiquette dilemmas that Post, as a co-author of “Emily Post’s Etiquette, 18th Edition,” addresses include these:   1. Tweeting responsibly. If you’re...
Must-Have Job Skills in 2013

Must-Have Job Skills in 2013

Even as employers remain cautious next year about every dollar spent on employees, they’ll also want workers to show greater skills and results. For employees who want to get ahead, basic competency...
Fighting discrimination at job interview

Fighting discrimination at job interview

A report published today by the all-party parliamentary group on race and community, focussing on black, Pakistani and Bangladeshi female workers, has uncovered racial discrimination and other barriers...
This Is The Worst Career Advice You Can Get

This Is The Worst Career Advice You Can Get

One of the worst pieces of career advice that I bet each of you has not only received but given is to “do what you love.” Forget that. It’s absurd. I have been writing since before I even knew how...
Recent Jobs Seekers Share 5 Secrets To Job Hunting Success

Recent Jobs Seekers Share 5 Secrets To Job Hunting Success

TheLadders, a professional network for executives and high-salary job seekers, surveyed its 5 million members about their job search efforts. After crunching through all of the results, job search expert...
9 Annoying Lies Job Interviewers Tell

9 Annoying Lies Job Interviewers Tell

Job interviews are frustrating enough. Trying to pick out the perfect look, getting there on time (but not too early), doing research on the position…you have plenty to worry about. Then there’s the...
Congrats On Your Uni Degree! This Guy Has 29!

Congrats On Your Uni Degree! This Guy Has 29!

A 71 year-old man has just knocked out his 29th college degree. He’s got one bachelor’s degree, two associates degrees, 22 masters degrees, three specialists degrees, and one doctoral degree. “I...
Tips for a smooth transition from uni life to the professional world

Tips for a smooth transition from uni life to the professional world

The plan seemed straightforward: graduate from college, land a job and then breeze through work like it’s the first day of school. Only you’re no longer a student. And there aren’t any teachers...