• 3 Ways to Build a Career When You Don't Want to Be a Manager

    Most of us want to be promoted at some point. But what happens when moving up the ladder means taking on a supervisory role -- and you don't want to be a manager?

  • Inexpensive Ways to Motivate Without Money [infographic]

    They say that money can't buy happiness, and it can't always buy employee motivation either. Check out these helpful tips by Progressive Business Publications Newsletters for motivating workers without your wallet.

  • Feel Free to Ignore These 3 Productivity Myths

    Someday, a team of scientists will discover that the single biggest office time waster is talking about ways to increase productivity. But until then, we're grateful to the experts at Lifehacker, who have debunked some of our least-favorite myths.

  • What Job Personality Test Questions Mean

    If you're preparing for a job interview, you've probably thought of answers to all the usual questions. You can tell the interviewer where you'd like to be in five years, how you've coped with previous challenges, and what your best and worst qualities are. But could you tell them what kind of a tree you'd be?

  • Salary and Career News Round Up: Career-Changing Mistakes, Worst CEOs of 2012 and Lessons Your Company Can Learn From the Cupcake ATM

    Every Friday we round up the salary trends, career stories and job news that you may have missed during the past week.

  • What to Wear on a Job Interview With Anna Wintour
    Dressing for job interviews is its own special kind of hell. In the olden days, you just wore a suit and were done with it, but now there are all sorts of different interview uniforms and expectations. And that's if you're just interviewing at a regular job. Pity the poor folks who apply for jobs at Vogue and interview with the Devil in Prada herself, Miss Anna Wintour.

  • Which Career is Right for Me? Knowing Your Career Outlook [infographic]

    Choosing a career is one of the most important decisions each of us will make in our lives. Knowing where to start can make that process easier, and this Vista College infographic is here to help.

  • The Cost of Consulting: The Economics, Pros, Cons & Associated Fees [infographic]

    Are you thinking about becoming a consultant? Business is booming in that area, so the timing couldn't be better. This Zintro infographic shares some important things you should consider about consulting.

  • Can Facebook Make You Poor?

    Can Facebook make you poor? Potentially. New research out of the University of Pittsburgh and Columbia University indicates that social media use hampers some individuals' self-control.

  • How to Use Social Media to Find a Job

    When it comes to finding a job, sometimes who you know matters more than what you know. But, what is the best way to leverage your social networks to find your dream job? Read on for tips about how to navigate the social waters of Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, so you can land your new job as quickly as possible. 

  • A Comprehensive Guide to Moving Office [infographic]

    Is it time to move your office into another building? If you've been realizing that your employees aren't as happy as they could be, or that you don't have enough light or open space, then check out this infographic to make your move as effortless as possible.

  • What Makes Workers Happy? Optimizing Your Office Space [infographic]

    Keeping workers happy is the key to productivity. There are lots of tips and ideas as to how make employees happy, but here's one of the simpler ones: Design the office environment in a way that makes employees feel at ease.

  • Is it a Good Time to Ask for a Promotion?

    Of course you want to grow in your career -- nobody wants to be doing the same job forever. But when it comes to taking that next step up the corporate ladder, timing is everything. Knowing when to broach the subject of a promotion is as important as documenting why you deserve one in the first place.

  • 3 Books That Will Tell You What to Be When You Grow up

    There are tons of career aptitude books on the market, ranging from the serious (encyclopedic volumes for career counselors) to the silly (career aptitude and astrology, anyone?). But if you really want to find the job you were always meant to have, you'll want a balance of practical advice and inspiration. These three books are a great place to start.

  • Is Casual Web Surfing at Work a Federal Offense?

    Non-work-related Internet use may constitute a federal offense, according to a new paper. Two Boston College professors examined the 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, which was originally written to dissuade criminal hacking, and found that a very broad interpretation of the act could make simple acts like surfing the Web or checking Facebook a crime.

  • How Has Employee Tenure Changed Over Time? [infographic]

    Pop quiz: How long do you think the average employee tenure is in the U.S.? If you said five years, you're close: it's actually 4.6 years. Rasmussen College crunched the numbers on employee tenure and unveiled some curious statistics.

  • 5 Step Salary Negotiation Guide
    Negotiating a new salary can be intimidating, whether you are asking for a raise or accepting a new job offer. The better prepared you are for the conversation, the more likely it is that you will get the salary you deserve. Arm yourself with an arsenal of information and read on for 5 tips for an easier salary negotiation.
  • Why You Need Downtime

    Why You Need Downtime

    Ever-improving mobile technology makes it possible to work 24/7 -- and a soft economy means that many employers think they can get away with insisting on it. The good news for workers is that it's a bad idea to go without downtime. In fact, the best thing you can do for your company might be to take a little time off.

  • Work Engaged, Work Inspired [infographic]

    Employees who are engaged in their work are happier and more productive than those who are simply showing up and putting their time in. A work-inspired environment that values employees and highlights individual strengths has a higher rate of success across the board, financially and professionally. This infographic demonstrates how and why.

  • How to Clean up Your Online Appearance

    You'd never dream of going to a job interview unshowered, with pillow creases on your face. But while most of us attend to our physical appearance prior to interviewing, we sometimes neglect to give the same care to our online selves. And after all, when it comes to landing an interview in the first place, online is more important.

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