August 2011

Flex and Job Security: The New Balancing Act

By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) According to a recent study in the Journal of Vocational Behaviour, there is a huge disconnect in policy and practice when it comes to corporate flex…

- 3 years, 6 months, 5 days, 38 minutes ago

The Ugly Tax

If you earn 10-15% less than someone who does the same job, youre paying the price of being less attractive. The average cost of being ugly is $230,000 out of your paycheck, over your…

- 3 years, 6 months, 5 days, 1 hour, 9 minutes ago

Innovate for Career Success

I got a review copy of Innovation You by Jeff DeGraff the other day free books are one of the great side benefits of writing this career success blog. The subtitle is…

- 3 years, 6 months, 5 days, 2 hours, 12 minutes ago

How Online Courses Can Help In Your Career Change

More people are attending colleges, universities and secondary education than ever before. The reasons for this are as myriad and diverse as the people enrolling in these institutions, but…

- 3 years, 6 months, 5 days, 2 hours, 17 minutes ago

A fun number elimination game: who will win?

Bored at the airport, Alice and Bob decide to play the following mathematical game. Alice writes the numbers 1, 2, . . . , N on a piece of paper. Bob goes first, and he picks two numbers x…

- 3 years, 6 months, 5 days, 3 hours, 37 minutes ago

Just Thinking…

…that the most powerful thing a candidate can say to me is “I love what I do, andlike to think that I’m pretty good at it- and I want to get even better at it. This…

- 3 years, 6 months, 5 days, 6 hours, 47 minutes ago

Online tips for job seekers – On CNN

While networking is the most important part of applying for jobs, sometimes applying online is the only option. I spoke with CNN anchor, Alina Cho, to provide tips for job seekers to help…

- 3 years, 6 months, 5 days, 9 hours, 40 minutes ago

Malpractice Lawyer Makes Negligent Doctors Pay for Their Mistakes

Considered working as a Lawyer? This interview will take you through the ups and downs you can expect in the position, what it takes to land the job, what you can expect to earn and more.…

- 3 years, 6 months, 5 days, 14 hours, 22 minutes ago

5 Benefits of Being a Part Of a Network

There is and has always been great power in building networks, but more importantly is using and leveraging them in today’s business and career world. In a relatively short time,…

- 3 years, 6 months, 5 days, 15 hours, 38 minutes ago

15 Tips On How To Change Jobs

When you join an organization, you dont enter the door thinking about your next job change. You enter the door feeling enthusiastic, eager and ready to prove yourself. Somewhere along…

- 3 years, 6 months, 5 days, 16 hours, 15 minutes ago