Why be just another generic “associate” when you could hold the job title of ninja, happy maker or ambassador of buzz? Then again, they might just come off as silly
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Who knew tax preparation could get so controversial? As tax season kicks into gear, archrivals H&R Block and Intuit, maker of TurboTax software, are squabbling like reality show housewives.
Perhaps there really is no such thing as easy money. Based on declining bank robbery statistics, criminals seem to be realizing that it’s hard to make a living by following in the footsteps of Bonnie and Clyde.
You’ve probably heard of college described as little more than a “party,” or perhaps as a “country club” where the emphasis is on socializing and top-notch campus amenities, not studying and a top-notch academic environment. It turns out there is good reason why many colleges today put more focus on fun.
A bad boss can drive you to the brink. How to make sure you never have one again.
I’m hardly the only American worker who has spent precious moments of work time in the past few days fantasizing about outsourcing his or her job. Why a lot of people are hailing the mysterious Developer Bob as a 21st century labor hero
Your CEO’s wife is having a baby? You might want to pick that congratulatory card off the 99-cent rack, because your salary could take a hit after the bundle of joy arrives — even though your head honcho is likely to increase the size of his own paycheck.
According to a new book digging into the curious history and modern-day big business of personal finance, much of the advice doled out by “experts” in books, on Oprah Winfrey‘s couch, and on their own TV shows is simplistic, …
Realizing that students today post every dumb thing they do on the Internet, colleges now are starting to help them “erase” those digital mistakes before they become a barrier to employment. Since new grads need all the help they …
To steer more students into high-paying fields, Florida is considering freezing tuition rates in certain areas. Will it work?
What separates the master networkers from the amateurs? The former tend not to make these mistakes.
This post is in partnership with Knowledge@Wharton, the online research and business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The article below was originally published at knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu.
Smokers need not apply — or need to quit — if they want to be hired at a southern Delaware …