Even if we have a clear and distinct separation between our personal lives and our professional ones, there is no doubt that how things are going at work can affect how we feel at home. Despite our best efforts, most of us find it difficult to not bring home the stresses, or successes, of the day. Likewise, the goings-on of our personal lives can impact our careers.
It’s not everyday that a college president decides to take a $90,000 pay cut for the benefit of low-wage workers. Last week however, Raymond Burse, interim president of Kentucky State University, did just that. His decision sets a new precedent amongst presidents and CEOs to raise the bar on livable wages for employees.
Our choice of clothing causes others to make assumptions -- sometimes correct, sometimes incorrect -- about who we are. If you want to make the best first impression on a job interview or at work, let your clothing help, not hinder you.
Social media is so prevalent nowadays, especially in business, and companies are looking for top-notch professionals to leverage their social marketing efforts. If you’re a social-savvy person looking for an exciting career, then you might want to consider one of these five social media professions in 2014.
How would you feel if the entire company knew your salary, and vice versa? Recently, many companies have jumped on the “transparency” bandwagon. But is being too open and honest more harmful than it is beneficial to employee confidence?
Could the media's bland stereotype of nerdy women be the reason why females are so underrepresented in technology careers?
Sites like Kickstarter.com and IndieGogo.com have put crowdfunding for creative projects on the map, but can the same model be successfully applied to an individual's salary?
Personality tests like the Myers-Briggs can tell us a lot about ourselves: our comfort with crowds, our preference for certain types of activities, even which careers to pursue. But can knowing your Myers-Briggs type tell you how much money you're going to make?
If you find yourself hating the minutiae of your boring, everyday job, then why not try your hand out at one of these odd jobs that surprisingly bring home the bacon.