Just when you thought you had made the ultimate sacrifice for your job by skipping lunch, someone like Chen Ying, a news reporter in China, goes and ditches her own wedding to cover a massive earthquake that hit the city of Ya’an.
Until last week, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has maintained silence on the company's "return to work" policy. But last Thursday, during the closing keynote at the Great Place to Work conference, Mayer finally explained why her company canceled its employees' work-from-home option -- and why their decision shouldn't be perceived as a shift for the tech industry.
It's the one place we don't want to wind up in our careers: at a dead end. Whether it's because there's no chance of promotion at your current company or no way to learn new skills at your present job, working at a dead-end gig is a surefire way to get a case of career blues. But before you can fix the problem, you need to recognize what's happening.
One of the toughest things about being a human is that we never really know how we look. One of the toughest things about being a human on a job interview is that you never know how the interviewer would prefer you to look.