Careers

You and Your Work: Employment Tips from 1948 ~ Get Rich Slowly

This month is “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly, and this week we turned our attention to you and your work. Yesterday we explored landing …

Working Strategies: Staying positive about losing your job

Is it ever appropriate to high-five someone who tells you they’ve just been fired? I don’t know, but I’ll admit to doing it more than once. Some …

This Will Be Where Amazon Puts Its Second Headquarters, According to Experts

20 cities are left. Who will come out on top?<p>By the end of this year, Amazon will announce a location for its second headquarters, bringing the tech …

Career Development

Looking for Your Purpose in Life? Yes, You Can Find It at Work. Here's How

Research says finding purpose at work is more important than salary, perks, and opportunities for promotion.<p>A year ago this month, I quit a well-paying job at a fast-growing startup to build my personal business. From an outsider's perspective, the decision seemed crazy. Not only was I in an …

4 Winning Salary Negotiation Strategies

Everyone wants to get paid more. Often, that means learning how to win at salary negotiation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Everyone wants to get paid more. Often, that means learning how to win at salary …

If Amazon doesn't choose your city for HQ2, don't worry — you can do any of these well-paying Amazon jobs from home

<b>• Amazon released its short list of the 20 cities that might be the site of its second headquarters.</b><p><b>• The retail giant also came in seventh place on FlexJobs' list of the best companies when it comes to telecommuting, meaning the offer a ton of work-from-home jobs.</b><p><b>• We've listed some of the best</b></b> …

Business

The CEO of a $3 billion startup shared his salary with everyone in the company — here's why

• <b>Marc Lore is the president and CEO of Walmart eCommerce in the US. He sold his startup, Jet.com, to Walmart for ~ $3 billion in 2016.</b>• <b><br>At Jet, Lore made his salary — and everyone else's — public in order to foster "radical transparency."</b>• <b><br>While more companies are implementing pay transparency, it may</b> …

Business

3 things to do when your boss constantly sends late-night and weekend emails

You’re settling into bed following happy hour with your new coworkers when you get an email from your boss. Your anxiety levels immediately spike …

Self-improvement

Three Things You Must Consider Before Accepting A New Job Or Project

Recently I was a panelist at the 2017 New Media Summit for the School of Dramatic Arts at the University of Southern California, and a student asked how one determines which roles to accept and which to pass on. This question started a passionate discussion among my fellow panelists with the most …

Employment

The simple worksheet that helped me get my foot in the door at my dream job

• <b>This six-point plan maps out future career goals in order to make them more achieveable and structured.</b>• <b><br>By aspiring to achieve an ambition within a certain timeframe, you will become more motivated professionally.</b>• <b><br>When working with smaller goals, each one becomes a stepping stone to overall career</b> …

Employment

Where Can I Go to Find Resume Writing Help?

A resume is a very short document, but nothing is more important than a properly-formatted, well-thought-out resume if you're job hunting. Writing a …

Employment

Going back to school or changing careers? Re-learn how to learn first.

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Learning

Demoted at Work? Here's How to Cope

You're sitting at your desk when your boss summons you in for a meeting. And from the moment you walk in the door, you can tell things just don't look good. Moments later, he busts out the news: You're being demoted, and going forward, your job title and responsibilities will be changing (and not …

Social Security

2 Hard Truths Everyone Needs to Confront at the Beginning of Their Career

Get this right and you're well on your way to a career you will love and a life you can be proud of.<p><i>What are the most common career mistakes that young people today are making? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Self-improvement

This CEO Is Racing to Be at the Forefront of the Auto Industry's Future

Car lovers will see a vast array of shiny new SUVs, trucks, and luxury cars at the Detroit Auto Show this week. And there will be plenty of talk …

Tech Industry

How Do You Ask for Time Off at a New Job?

Plan How Your Work Will Be Covered<p>When you request your time off, take the initiative to present a plan exploring in detail how your responsibilities …

Career Development

Are You Sabotaging Your Chances for a Promotion?

So, you're ready to advance your career. You want a promotion – a new role, new responsibilities, more authority and more rewards. You've proven …

Employment

How to Succeed When You're the Oldest Person at Work

"How long has your show been on the radio?" asked one of my much younger bosses recently. I wanted to answer: "Longer than you've been alive." The …

Frugal Living

Second Career: Becoming A Financial Adviser

<b>By Jim Kerr, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>Americans are known for their knack for reinvention and many of us believe our opportunities for change continue throughout our careers. I’ve seen this firsthand as I’ve watched a number of successful professionals, at my financial services firm and others, make …

Entrepreneurship

How to find a job you love (and are meant to do) ~ Get Rich Slowly

In 1987, Marsha Sinetar published <i>Do What You Love, the Money Will Follow</i>, a popular book about finding your dream job based on your passions. She …

"Wondering if anyone has any recommendations for a career counselor/coach that they have used?"

<i>Photo by PoPville flickr user Katie Yaeger Rotramel</i><p>“Dear PoPville,<p>I am considering my next move in my career and really need some guidance as to what …

Washington D.C.

Survey: Most Americans want to be their own bosses

Online printing company Vistaprint released a study this week showing that 62% of Americans want to be their own bosses by establishing their own …

Small Business

Your boss not saying ‘thank you’ could be bad for your health

Do you give your all to your job but get little praise in return? A study of workplace stress suggests that throwing yourself into work that you …

Wellness

How Can I Improve If My Boss Won't Give Me Feedback?

Dear Liz,<p>I took a new job last August. The job is okay but I cannot get my manager’s attention, even to check in with him about new procedures I’ve never done before.<p>I make mistakes all the time and I fix them, but I wouldn’t have made the mistake if somebody had warned me about it.<p>My boss …

Employment

Ellen Pompeo Is Now TV’s Highest-Paid Actress. Here’s Her Salary Negotiation Advice

In an interview with <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, “Grey’s Anatomy” star Ellen Pompeo said women need to be vocal to get paid what they are worth …

Conservative View

What it’s really like to work in the charity sector

Matt Horwood works at Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity. THT aims to end HIV transmission in the UK, and …

Philanthropy

DOL Adopts More Flexible Test for Classifying Interns

Article ByBeth Tyner Jones Rebecca C. Fleishman Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLPClient AlertThe Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced its adoption of a …

Law

Jacinda Ardern, Amazon, Women's March: Broadsheet Jan. 19

EVERYONE'S TALKING<p>• <b>Pay gap progress?</b> <b></b>It’s only the middle of January, but 2018 has already seen the implementation of new laws and policies that have …

Jacinda Ardern

Why Good People Leave Good Jobs

Why do people voluntarily leave a “good job?” How could someone let go of a seemingly promising career path? From the outside, these questions puzzle onlookers. But from the inside, it can be a different picture altogether.<p>In my 25-plus years experience in career coaching, outplacement and advising …

When to Accept a Job Offer After an Internship (and When to Walk Away)

It's a tough decision to make.<p><i>What should you do if you get an offer right after an internship at Goldman Sachs? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Jonathan Jones, former Global Head of</b> …

Employment