• Salary and Career News Round Up: 5 Things Every Employer Wants to Hear, A New Definition of Networking and Even Capuchin Monkeys Recognize Unequal Pay

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

  • The John McAfee Blog is an Unusual Spin on the Standard Executive Editorial

    Like many founders, CEOs and top executives, John McAfee of the eponymous anti-virus company has a blog. Unlike many of his C-suite peers, however, he's on the run from the law. Authorities in Belize want to speak to McAfee regarding the murder of his neighbor Gregory Viant Faull, but their efforts thus far have been unsuccessful.

  • 5 Pressing Management Concerns Right Now

    What's the boss thinking about these days? Harvard Business Review did a quick, informal survey of their readership, and found a few key goals on most managers' minds.

  • Confrontation 101 [infographic]

    Confrontation is difficult for most of us, but it doesn't have to be a completely unpleasant experience. There are ways of handling a situation that, if done in the right way, can have incredibly beneficial results. Now check out this infographic. Which path would you choose?

  • Modria Helps Companies Solve Customer Complaints

    Modria is a new startup that hopes to help client companies solve disputes and customer complaints with its signature software. It's co-founded by a pair of former eBay and PayPal employees -- Colin Rule and Chittu Nagarajan -- and is based on the very system those companies use to handle customer issues.

  • Is Your Desk Destroying Your Productivity? [infographic]

    When you sit down at your desk to work, do you think your productivity level rises? What you think might not be the reality. Several common distractions can lead you off track.

  • Want to Ace That Interview? Try the STAR Technique

    Most of us are nervous enough on job interviews. Trying to remember all your sterling qualities, without coming off like you're bragging or are totally flattened with stage fright can seem almost impossible.

    And the worst questions are those open-ended "Describe the most difficult or rewarding…" But thanks to the ever-helpful Lifehacker, we now have a framework for answering these tough questions -- the STAR model.

  • Is Paper Waste Killing Your Business? [infographic]

    Most of us are aware of how our actions can affect the environment, but what about the effect on our business? According to estimates by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average employee costs an employer $80 per year in wasted paper alone. With a high number of employees, that number can add up fast.

  • Are Part-Time Workers the New Norm in Retail?

    Major retailers rely more on part-time workers now than ever. Is this a fleeting trend or a sign of the new norm?

  • Americans to Congress:

    The election might be over, but we still have polls to pore over. One popular topic: Americans' hopes for an end to gridlock on important issues facing Congress. Issues such as jobs, and how to create more of them.

  • Keep Gen Y from Running for the Door

    Many employers complain that their youngest workers are the fastest to leave. But what makes Gen Y so quick to bolt? Are they lazy or is it that they are just unchallenged?

  • Retail Holiday Hiring Snapshot [infographic]

    With unemployment rates still higher than average, it's good to know that the holiday season means lots of new jobs. Perhaps the best news of all is the fact that 29 percent of retailers are planning on hiring more people this year than they did last year.

  • Think You Work 60 Hours a Week? Here's Why You Might Be Wrong

    When someone says they work 60 hours or more a week, we tend to cluck sympathetically, picturing long hours of thankless toil. But according to new research from the University of Maryland, we can sympathize 5 to 10 percent less -- because that's how much the average worker overestimates their work week.

  • 3 Diversity

    Sometimes, well-meaning companies adopt programs and procedures that exacerbate the very problems they're meant to solve. Take, for example, these three diversity best practices outlined in a recent blog post at the Harvard Business Review. Intended to help women, they might actually do more harm than good.

  • Are You a Copycat of Your Boss?

    Picture this scenario: you are hunched over your desk, working furiously to meet a deadline, when a co-worker walks by and smiles at you. Do you smile back or do you keep your expression passive and return to your work? The answer depends largely on status and authority.

  • Salary and Career News Round Up: How to Inspire the 9 Corporate Personality Types, Sandy Yields Surge in Jobless Claims and 6 TED Talks You Should Watch

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

  • Want to Be Happier? Try These 9 Small Changes

    Happiness is harder to quantify than salary or benefits, but you can't truly claim to have a successful career and life without it. Fortunately, it seems that it's the little things that really count when it comes to becoming a happier person.

  • The University Entrepreneurship Report [infographic]

    When picking a university, should your entrepreneurial prowess be a deciding factor? Definitely, because it turns out that there are some universities that give birth to more entrepreneurs than others. Did your university make the cut?

  • LinkedIn Endorsements Make Recommendations Super-Simple

    LinkedIn endorsements, the social networking site's newest feature, enable users to express their support of colleagues' skills in just a few clicks. Can this feature streamline the online vetting process?

  • Today in Hellish Commutes

    How do you get to work every day? Whether you drive your car, ride a bike, take the subway or bus, or even walk, you probably have your share of commuting horror stories. Or, you did until you saw Michael Wolf's photographs of Tokyo commuters. 

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