• Why You Shouldn't Negotiate Your Salary

    It's the almost the end of the year, and for many of us, that means performance reviews, and hopefully, raises. But Keld Jensen at Forbes has some controversial advice about negotiating your end-of-the-year raise: as in, don't.

  • How to Make the Most of Your Day
    Today is a brand-new day, so why not make it a good one? Here are few ways to help you make the most of your busy day ahead.
  • What World Leaders Did in Their 20s

    PolicyMic recently ran a post about what world leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, and Vladimir Putin did before we knew their names. The bad news is, it wasn't eating chips and watching TV.

  • The Rich Really Are Different From the Rest of Us
    The differences between the rich and the poor go beyond their pocketbooks. The psychology of the rich is different than the psychology of the poor. The big question might be, are they born or made?
  • The Importance of Reviewing Your Boss

    If your company has recently started doing 360 reviews -- where the managed offer feedback to the manager -- you might be a little nervous. After all, even if it's anonymous, isn't it dangerous to review the boss?

  • Sometimes, It's OK to Be the 'Weird' Job Candidate

    Most of the advice surrounding job interviews and the job hunt in general is about how to stand out -- but not too much. After all, no one wants to hire a weirdo, right? Well, it turns out that sometimes, being a bit different is a good strategy.

  • When Your Boss Is Terrible
    Do you have a boss that perpetually blames you for his shortcomings, blowing up at you any chance he gets? If so, then you're in good company. A Gallup poll found that bad bosses are the No. 1 reason people quit their jobs.
  • 5 Twitter Tips for Today's Professionals (Say That 5 Times Fast)
    Twitter is a great way for professionals to expand their networks and boost their reputations. Here are five tips to help individuals construct professional tweets that benefit, not hinder, their careers.
  • Americans Prefer a Male Boss to a Female Boss

    A Gallup poll released yesterday found that Americans still prefer a male boss over a female, when taking a new job. The good news is that even more workers had no preference at all.

  • What's Your Excuse? (For Calling in Sick)
    Almost everyone has done it: called in sick when they just didn't want to go to work. The less daring might simply use a gravelly voice and claim a sore throat. Others, however, are more creative.
  • 5 Ways to Eat Well on a Business Trip

    If you travel for work, you know that one of the most trying aspects of being on the road is finding halfway healthy food. During the fall and winter, when defenses are down and cold and flu run rampant, it's even more important to eat well.

  • The Apocalypse Is Now: Mandatory Paid Sick Leave
    On September 1, 2012, the city of Seattle's Paid Sick Leave Ordinance went into effect. Over a year later, business is booming in Seattle.
  • 3 Reasons Mothers Make the Best Employees
    Mothers get the short end of the stick when it comes to equal pay in the working world. But, contrary to popular belief, working mothers might actually make the best employees.
  • The 10 Whitest Jobs in America

    White workers make up 81 percent of the total workforce, but 90 percent of some job titles, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • Don't Know What You Want to Be When You 'Grow Up'? Don't Worry

    The whole idea of career planning is to lay out some sort of road map, to get you from where you are today to where you want to be tomorrow, next year, or five years from now. But what about if you have no idea what you want for a career?

  • Over 50 and Looking for Work
    Workers over the age of 50 have their own unique set of problems to overcome, but there are ways for older job seekers to find work that suits them.
  • Students in These Countries Have the Highest Salary Expectations

    Here in the U.S., most students are pretty happy if they can just manage to line up a job after graduation. Salary expectations, if any, are modified by fear of underemployment. That's not the case in some countries, where students graduate with plans that include high-paying jobs.

  • Is a Career as a Coroner Right for You?
    It might not be for everybody, but coroners make good money and perform a much-needed service at a difficult time. If you have the emotional sensitivity and physical aptitude, consider a career as a coroner.
  • Want to be Successful? Then Get Comfy with Uncertainty
    A person's career rarely ever turns out the way he expected, oftentimes leading to feelings of failure and regret. We'll show you how expecting the unexpected on your career path is one of the best ways to set yourself up for success in the end.
  • The Only 3 Jobs Where Women Make More Than Men

    Generally speaking, men out-earn women in the U.S. This is only partly because women are still more likely than men to take time off from their careers to raise children.