If you're a recent grad yearning to work at a startup, internships are a great way to get your foot in the door and gain firsthand experience. That said, internships are sometimes confused with free labor
Like the glaring Fs on the report card of the adult world, resume gaps are viewed as imperfections on our work record. It happens to the best of us. One day you're working, and the next day you're sitting
If you’re looking for a job, chances are you’ve heard the standard tips: "Don’t underestimate the value of eye contact," "Dress for the job you want" and, "Remember to smile." Every article on finding
There has been a steep change in American family life in the last 30 years. Across the country, most children now grow up in dual-income households where the division of labor at home is, increasingly,
This article was created using data from CareerCast, a job search portal that offers extensive local, niche and national job listings from across North America. Millennials are poised to bring significant
Whether you are actively looking for a job or suspect you may need to do so soon, please, do not ask for a job. This is the number one mistake people make when job hunting, frequently out of desperation.
As job candidates, we often think about the questions we'll be asked during interviews -- about our past, our experience, and our approach to the potential job. What many often don't consider, however,
You have an interview scheduled for a job you really want. We have anywhere from fifteen minutes to hours to make a lasting impression that can potentially make people want to hire us. Everything we do
Last week Justin Kwan, a second-year analyst at Barclays PLC, made headlines for writing a demoralizing hazing letter to the bank's new crop of summer interns. The manifesto, titled "Welcome to the Jungle,"
We've always been told to be careful about what we post on the Internet, with cautionary tales stretching as far back as the "Numa Numa Guy." But now that social media has become ubiquitous and our willingness
If you are visibly pregnant, it seems a bit awkward to not address something that will obviously impact your work, but what’s the best way? Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 most uncomfortable
Few will argue this point: The job search is arduous. Frustrating. Overwhelming. Befuddling. Technology (designed to ease the process) sometimes complicates the process. Recruiters don't always call back
Dear Liz, I work in a decent company I guess but it’s not for me. I really couldn’t care less about the work and I don’t see a career path here in any way. It is a stodgy, slow-moving place where new are