You can negotiate a job offer, and I hope you do. The negotiation doesn’t start when you get the job offer, though – it starts much earlier, when you first bring up the salary topic during the interview
As colleges feel pressure to graduate more students for less money, professors worry that the value of an education may be diminished. Universities in South Dakota, Nebraska, and other states have cut
In today's world of social networks a face-to-face interview can seem outdated, but online resources can help you ace the interview and land the job, especially if mixed with some old-fashioned common-sense
To create a truly happy, healthy relationship, every couple, of every stripe, should take the most overlooked and under-discussed relationship killers to heart. Here are the six most overlooked relationship
Her name may not have household recognition like other billionaires who regularly make appearances in newspaper and magazine headlines, but Abigail Johnson is arguably the most powerful woman in finance.
Are you able to work effectively in a team? That’s the skill employers most want when they are recruiting new college grads. The next most important skill: ability to make decisions and solve problems.
This is a guest post by Jorg Stegemann, a headhunter focusing on Europe. You can read his blog, “My Job Thoughts: Career Advice From a Headhunter,” and follow him on Twitter. His past articles for FORBES
From submitting illegible résumés to blurting salary numbers in the first interview to wasting precious hours applying to the black hole of online job listings, job seekers make a series of common and
Infographic by Alissa Scheller for The Huffington Post. In the French city of Montpellier, Thomas Pallot frets that his future now seems tainted. He is only 25 years old and recently embarked on a career
Dear Applicant: Thank you for your letter inquiring about positions in our economics department. At this time, we have no openings. However, I will keep your letter on file should an appropriate job become
Having sex first thing in the morning does more than put a smile on your face—it boosts your health, your looks, and your relationship For most of the working world, the blaring of the alarm clock isn't
In a packed pub in midtown Manhattan, Ryan Flagherty is surrounded on three sides by people clamoring for his attention. He spins one way and pours a shot of vodka into a glass, then turns around and a
It's a deliberate choice of youth over experience; a strategy that McKinsey originated and made standard starting in the late '50s, according to "The Firm," a history of the company by Duff McDonald. 1953,
Job security is a serious concern for so many employees in today’s workforce. Knowing that so many positions are being outsourced, cut, or revamped, for instance, makes it especially difficult to believe
By Lisa Johnson Mandell, Next Avenue Contributor This article is adapted from Career Comeback: Repackage Yourself to Get the Job You Want. Your resume is supposed to be an advertisement for your own professional
The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CERP), a liberal think tank, found the percentage of workers with "good jobs" — earning at least $37,000 a year with benefits — fell to 24.6 in 2010, from in
110. That’s how many emails most “working professionals” send and receive every day. The bad news? That’s a whole lot of noise—and it can feel difficult to pop out from the pile, especially when you’re
They'll ask if the receptionist was impressed when you signed in for the interview, and evaluate how quickly your thank you note arrived after the meeting. Employers study your qualifications and skills
Interviews come in all shapes and sizes. You might be asked to talk about past projects you’ve worked on, given a task to complete in a short amount of time, or expected to answer rapid-fire questions
The industry looks for people who can combine analysis with presentation skills and management insight. While a degree from Harvard Business School goes a long way, it can't always compete with deep industry
Negative feedback at work is painful. It might make you angry or frightened--but if you're able to turn it into a positive thing, the negative feedback can actually be your key to success. I spoke to Thorman,
More than a fifth of students from some top-tier programs are underemployed. (Wikimedia Commons) The barren job market for law school grads has become a familiar reality by now. But here's something that
Most people near the starts of their careers aren't typically thought of as leaders in the workplace. Not only do they inhabit a low spot in the office hierarchy and lack experience and skills, but also
Young bachelor's holders are hurting. But they're still doing better than high-school grads, and their crisis has been vastly overstated. (Reuters) You hear it from journalists. You hear from academics.