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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
When you listen to your inner voice, is it mean to you? If so, you're not alone. Many people go through their days hearing an internal litany of self-criticism. The problem, of course, is that it's hard to get anything positive done at work while you're tuned into negativity.
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