I don't remember what set it off, but I've had a couple ideas recently around consumer product manager meetups. There are two main meetup ideas, and probably thousands of spin-offs from those two.
Salary and Career News Round Up: Pope’s Job Listed on LinkedIn, How Grammar Influences Your Income and Why Business Loans Are Up for Grabs
Every Friday we round up the salary trends, career stories and job news that you may have missed during the past week.
Work might not be a popularity contest, but some days, you wouldn't prove it by the environment in the office. Being more likeable can help you do everything from nab more interesting projects to get that promotion you've been longing for. And becoming more likeable might be easier than you think.
A recent report shows that women in dual-earner marriages are now making higher salaries than their husbands. But is that good news for working women, or bad news for family finances as a whole?
If you could hire an employee who was already trained in his or her field, knew the value of teamwork, and was committed to getting the job done, even under the most difficult circumstances, you'd do it, right? So would major corporations across the U.S., which is one reason why so many have created special programs for recruiting veterans.
Seth Godin is a master entrepreneur who has written 14 books and founded several companies, including Squidoo. He says every entrepreneur needs three skills that go beyond having drive and working long hours. Godin outlines these characteristics in his latest book, "The Icarus Deception."
New Enterprise Associates, a venture capital firm that's invested some $13 billion in up-and-coming companies, has launched a brand-new design mentorship program to fuel innovation in the design industry. Called NEA Studio, the 12-week program will challenge five designers at a time.
Charm will get you everywhere, but it's an elusive quality. If you've got it, you're golden. Everyone knows a sales person who can sell anything to anyone, or a middle manager who seems equally beloved by both boss and staff. But what if you don't have it? Is there any way to develop the knack for getting people on your side?
They're not as familiar as Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg. You might not even know their names, but these young college dropouts pretty much run the internet.