Remember when the debate over “shoulder surfing” — that is, companies requiring job applicants to log into their …
It can be hard to stay positive in today’s tough job environment, but it’s critical. Becoming cynical or depressed will work against you, in part because most interviewers, no matter how much you fake it, will pick up on your real feelings. Actively manage your emotions so that you are truly happy, focused, and energetic:
Today, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley is signing into law the first piece of legislation designed to prevent employees or prospective employees from being forced to turn over their login credentials for social networking sites.
A brand new study with some very old implications for job-seekers should nonetheless give hope to people who are truly committed to doing just that.
If you’re blowing off meetings and turning in projects late, blame Facebook. A new survey pegs the social networking giant as the top reason so many of us are mentally checked out during the workday.
Seven years ago, I reported a piece about white-collar unemployment for which I interviewed a man who advertised his availability by wearing a sandwich board in midtown Manhattan. Seems we’re back to those bad old days. Here are some drastic measures some job hunters are taking, according to CareerBuilder:
• Candidate advertised on a
I’m kind of dense. Despite my 15 years in the journalism biz, I sometimes don’t recognize a news story until it hits me over the head–a few times. Typically, the magic number is three. So when I realized today that I had heard about this new workplace tool three times in as many days, I thought I should check it out.
The tool is called …