• Why One Company Decided to Nix Management Entirely
    What if your employer told you that you would have full control over your day-to-day functions and responsibilities at work from here on out? One brave company took the road less traveled and did just that. See what led to the decision to eliminate management and give employees full control of their lives and careers.
  • How to Buy a Gift for Your Boss

    You made a list, and checked it twice -- but when you checked it a third time, you realized you left off the person who's responsible for your checks. So what to do?

  • What Would Santa's Salary Be?

    Everyone knows that Santa's true reward is the look of joy on children's faces. Still, reindeer feed isn't free, and someone has to pay for repairs to the furry red suit. So how much should Santa pull down, salary-wise?

  • How to Effectively Collaborate With Coworkers Using Trello
    If you're like most of us, you likely not only have a long list of things to do today, but also more lists of things you need to accomplish this week, this month, and even by the end of next year. Many of these tasks you may need delegate out, whether it's to an assistant, co-founder, or other members of your team. Keeping track of these tasks can be a pain.
  • 5 Ways 2013 Was Oh-So-Good to Women in Business
    This past year wasn’t just good for women in business, it was absolutely spectacular! We’ll take a look at five ways women rocked the boat, broke down barriers, and really put themselves on the map in 2013.
  • 3 Career Lessons From 'Duck Dynasty'

    Unless you somehow manage to live a blissfully reality-show-free existence -- and don't read any internet news -- you've probably heard about the Duck Dynasty patriarch's fall from grace. What you probably haven't realized is that there is some good in all of this: namely, it tells you what not to do in the workplace.

  • 5 Tips for Networking During the Holidays

    The holiday season is chock full of social events, which makes this a perfect time to network your way into an awesome new job. But that doesn't meant that it's necessarily easy. When the champagne is flowing and your energy levels are flagging, it's easy to miss an opportunity (or worse, put your foot in your mouth). Here's how to make the most of the holiday party season.

  • Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness in Your Career – Purpose Does [infographic]
    A recent poll found that 70 percent of today’s professionals prefer a job that they enjoy, rather than a job that pays well. It looks like money doesn’t buy happiness after all – well, at least not in the workplace.
  • Attractive People Make More Money, Says Totally Unsurprising Study

    Recent research found that looks matter when it comes to who pulls in the big bucks -- and that the differences start as early as high school.

  • Why Men Doing Housework Is Important for Women’s Careers

    Women make up nearly half of the workforce, spend less time in the house than previous generations, and have less time to keep a home. It would seem reasonable for the housework to be divvied up equally between husband and wife; however, that’s simply not the case.

  • Would We All Be Happier If We Worked Less?

    Lean in, opt out, or somewhere in between: most of the debate about work-life balance revolves around women's choices. But given the option, wouldn't we all, men and women, prefer to work part-time?

  • Slacker vs. Creative:  Why You Can’t Work 9 to 5
    Although there are probably thousands of people working 9-to-5s who will tell you they don’t particularly enjoy their jobs, research indicates that creative types struggle with the standard workday more than regular employees. And then there are those who just have a difficult time working at all. Are you too creative for your job, or are you just a slacker? Here are a few signs to help you figure it out.
  • Survey Says: 87 Percent of Employees Don’t Trust Their Bosses
    Terrible bosses are everywhere, and they’re causing employees to not only mentally check out at work, but lose trust in their superiors, too. It’s an epidemic that Office Space poked fun at with its horrible boss, Bill Lumbergh, but the reality is, the Lumberghs of the world are causing employees to hate their jobs … a lot.
  • How to Explain Long Periods of Unemployment on Your Resume

    Given the state of the economy over the past couple of years, you'd think employers would be more understanding about gaps in a potential hire's CV. But even a prolonged recession can't change human nature, and no matter how unfair it is, hiring managers tend to pursue employed candidates more ardently than folks with long stints of unemployment.

  • If You Don't Enjoy Being Yelled at, Don't Work in These Industries [infographic]

    Seattle-based mobile advertising firm Marchex decided to rank the jobs that get yelled at the most over the phone. They found that folks working in tech could expect to get chewed out more than almost any other job.

  • Office Talk: When the Boss Talks About You
    It may feel like you're back in seventh grade. Two people in another room are talking about you. Instead of the popular girl and your best friend discussing your new haircut, your boss and your co-worker are discussing your job performance. And it's legal.
  • 5 Ways Volunteering Can Improve Your Candidacy
    Job seekers are always looking for ways to get noticed by recruiters, and too few actually understand the benefits that volunteering offers. Here are five ways that volunteer work improves your chances of landing a job.
  • Why Is College So Expensive?

    A college degree allows workers in many fields to command more money -- provided they're able to get a job. In an economy where that's still far from a sure thing, how can universities justify charging ever-higher amounts for tuition and fees? In part, it's because they have to.

  • 2 Ways Occupy Wall Street Affects You Today
    Occupy Wall Street was evicted from Zucotti Park two years ago, but its effect on employees in the 50 states did not stop there. Numerous organizations sprung out of Occupy Wall Street, including Alternative Banking and Physicians for a National Health Program, which continue to benefit workers today.
  • 4 Ways to Be More Likeable at Work (and in Life)
    If you need a little help in the likeability department, then look no further. Here are a few tips to get you on your way to a more career-friendly personality.