NEW YORK (MainStreet) —Laura Dudebout was interviewing for a marketing/public relations position in 2009 when after discussing her resume and salary requirements, the hiring manager asked, “if you were a little person trapped in a bowl of salad, how would you escape?”
Dudebout was taken aback, but gave the best response ... Continue Reading
CHICAGO (TheStreet) — It’s become a seasonal tradition: employees celebrating their post-Thanksgiving return to work by logging on and ordering holiday presents on “Cyber Monday.”
Expecting your workers to be productive over the next couple of weeks is a tall order. Unless you’re in retail, December tends to ... Continue Reading
One holiday season, California resident Jenson Crawford took a seasonal job as a dancing Christmas tree in the Christmas parade at Disneyland. The gig required him to work two parades a day every weekend in November and get an elf-esque haircut.
“I wasn’t looking for a job that included green tights ... Continue Reading
College graduates still have a lot to learn about how to behave in the workplace.
More than a third of human resources professionals and business leaders feel that the majority of recent graduates fail to demonstrate professionalism in the workplace, according to a new survey from the Center for Professional Excellence ... Continue Reading
DON’T RUSH YOURSELF
Sometimes when we feel like we’ve had enough, we are ready to throw in the towel right then and there and hope for the best. But there is no guarantee we’ll find a job before our money runs out.
HAVE A PLAN
This included sending out a number of resumes ... Continue Reading
Apparently, workers in this country just don’t know how to relax.
According to a new survey from Study Logic, a research firm, the majority of Americans (64%) had canceled or delayed going on a big getaway this year. Even more astounding, 22% of workers have so far taken no time off ... Continue Reading
WHAT if you’re not happy in your job? Is it possible that you’re in the wrong career entirely?
This conundrum is all too common. The pressure to “be” something starts early in life. Many children move past wanting to be professional athletes, rock stars or astronauts, but then their parents, peers ... Continue Reading
SITTING in their cubicles, rolling their eyes over the latest bureaucratic slowdown or marveling at the near-incompetence of higher-ups, some employees are thinking: If only I were my own boss, I wouldn’t have these problems.
No, they wouldn’t. They’d have a host of different problems. Still, some people make the ... Continue Reading
Play a role Instantaneously
In order to in truth succeed, you must act proceeding anything that needs on the road to be done, instantly. You must play a role instantaneously.
Everyone has great pictures and important things with the aim of they need to get done.
Sorry to say, many of us put ... Continue Reading
Deserted: As office workers enjoy their summer holidays employers must deal with extra workloads created. Photo: CORBIS
It’s nearly that time of year again when employees disappear en masse for their annual fortnight in the sun. The sudden staff shortfall means that employers must strike the careful balance between demanding ... Continue Reading