Most people know that some things, like emoticons or slang, are not acceptable in business emails, but few people give thought to their salutations. However, the way you open and close a message can say just as much to the reader as the email itself.
Not everyone is killing it in their area of expertise by the time they're 20, 25, or even 30. Let these so-called "late bloomers" inspire you to keep reaching for your dreams.
If you are just starting out in the working world or are looking to change careers, you don't need to take a test or consult a career professional--just look to the stars. Your zodiac sign may be an indicator of what careers best suit your lifestyle and personality.
When ‘splitting the bill' isn't an even split, group dining can feel like competitive eating.
If you're ready to be a leader but feel like your resume could use some work, don't worry; you're not alone. There are lots of ways to boost your resume and readiness, even if you're not currently in a management role at your job. Between nonprofits, mentoring, and entrepreneurship opportunities, you can demonstrate serious leadership potential entirely on your own.
No matter how ruthless, kind, unpredictable, boring, insightful, funny, or maddening your boss may be, they are still who signs your paychecks. That aspect is what can make the relationship difficult to navigate. Whether you work in an environment that's formal and conservative or one that's casual and laid-back, every employee-boss relationship can lead to tricky situations that demand a little finesse.
Working from home may seem like the perfect scenario, especially when compared to holing up in a cubicle, but it comes with a unique set of challenges. Here are proven techniques for working from home efficiently and happily.
Since leaving my job to freelance full time, I've worked remotely everywhere from beaches in Hawaii to coffee shops in Portland. And while being my own boss has been a challenge, it's been an overwhelming positive experience as well. Here are 8 unexpectedly amazing things that happened after I traded my 9-to-5 for life as a location-independent entrepreneur.
Working a part time job in addition to your typical 9-to-5 does not have to be a burden, especially when you choose a side job that fits your interests or gives you great discounts. These tips will guide you to the best part time jobs for your life.
Recently I read about an Australian company that put out an ad seeking new employees, but with a rather uncommon request--the applicants had to be a certain astrology sign. Anyone under the Taurus, Aquarius, Aries, Capricorn, or Leo signs were encouraged to submit resumes because, according to a spokesperson for the company, those zodiac signs make the best employees.
Fashion blogging isn't a new concept. These days it's a road well traveled--in heels and dream-worthy wardrobes, of course. While it may sound like a glamorous job, it takes hard work. Do you have what it takes to start your own blog? If you're up for the challenge, here are 14 quick tips on how to become a fashion blogger.
This outlet is the job seeking hub of social media. Get the most out of you account with these tips and tricks to make you stand out.
Willie Nelson may have once pleaded with mothers to raise their children into doctors and lawyers and such, but these days, those professions are fighting to maintain their respectability against an often shaky public perception. What made the cut as the most trusted professions and who's on the verge of losing our respect?
We are at work as much as we are at home; in some circumstances we are at work more than home. With these long hours at the office, you're bound to bond with co-workers.
If you're heading abroad for a job, there's a few things you need to do, especially when it comes to your pay.
A hashtag used to describe what people would like to say before quitting or losing their jobs is taking over Twitter.
If you've ever browsed LinkedIn or Craigslist looking for a new employment opportunity, chances are you've come across a handful of job-listing cliches that seem to mean one thing, but may well be code for slightly different--and often less positive--duties, expectations, and company cultures. Beware of these common potential warning signs during your next job search.
Women at the top of their field--whether they're A-list actresses or CEOs of multinational corporations--usually got there by working incredibly hard and benefiting from a little luck along the way. And once they've arrived, they've usually earned a few valuable lessons. If you're looking for guidance in these areas--and who isn't?--these bits of celebrity wisdom are priceless.