Learning from books is valuable but will only get you so far in life. The "school of hard knocks" is an effective teacher, and offers different lessons than in the halls of academia. Both sets of lessons are valuable and even necessary in the workplace. Here are some hard-knock lessons that universities should consider adding to the curriculum:
We recently had the opportunity to interview Tim Ferriss, one of the most productive people on Earth and author of "The 4 Hour Work Week," "The 4 Hour Body" and "The 4 Hour Chef." Since we all could use a little more productivity in our lives, here are some pro tips from the master himself:
Work emails are vastly different from personal emails. Treating work emails like personal emails will render them ineffective because they will not be taken seriously nor understood. Here are some tips to help you write emails that actually accomplish something and reduce your workload.
You've probably already seen the genius advertisement for Goldie Blox, the engineering toy specifically for girls set to the catchy Beastie Boys song, “Girls.” Despite the company’s public battle to keep their creative girls-only remix of the song in their ad, Goldie Blox takes the cake for putting engineering in pretty little minds of young girls everywhere.
Is work-related stress taking over your life? In today’s world many Americans are feeling overworked and under pressure. Heavy workloads, long hours, poor management, insufficient training and lack of resources all contribute to increased levels of stress.
The tech industry spoke, and the ladies listened. We’ll take a look at how women are geeking out (in the most fabulous way) and making their mark on the computer science industry this year.
Whether you’re a mother looking to start a career, reenter the workforce, or just make a few bucks on the side, here are some family-friendly options to help you get back to the grind.
In the great debate about whether internships are really just a way for employers to take advantage of free labor, people forget that an internship is not, or should not be, an entry-level job.
Working parents might be able to breathe a little easier the next time they need to take time off of work to make it to their kid’s soccer game, thanks to The Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013.
Our parents told us to work hard and get into a good college so that we’d all have bright, prosperous futures. However, in today’s recovering economy, does having a degree necessarily make you a better fit than someone with ample experience and no degree?