Businessmen might not seem like the primary audience for Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, but a recent New York Times article demonstrates the positive effect the book has had on male leaders' attitudes toward women in business.
There's a reason that the question goes, "Business or pleasure?" Generally, if you're traveling for the former, you won't have time for the latter. In fact, business travel can be a stressful, unhealthy activity, if you're not careful.
Yesterday, Starbucks announced a plan to develop a hiring program for veterans and military spouses.
Brand-new college grads are always nervous about starting their careers, but the post-recession economic landscape makes today's workplace an even scarier place. To help younger workers focus their career building efforts, UC San Diego Extension compiles an annual list of hot jobs for new grads.
It happens to the best -- and most reasonable -- of job seekers: after several rounds of interviews, they receive a job offer, only to find out that the compensation is much lower than expected.
What's more nerve-wracking than a job interview? A job interview that involves technology and all of its potential for failure -- a.k.a. the video interview.
Those of us who sit for a living are well-aware of how fitness-deficient our jobs tend to be. But some people don't have to worry about squeezing in exercise; their jobs burn all the calories they need.
Most of us spend our careers trying to avoid making mistakes -- and failing that, trying to hide them. The problem with this way of doing business, of course, is that it makes it hard to fix errors, and even harder to learn from them.
The fastest way to talk yourself out of a successful career is to hold fast to the idea that you're "not a math person," and yet many workers do just that. Why? Because they believe that people are either good at something, or they're not -- even though evidence strongly suggests otherwise.
Only 14 percent of computer science graduates are women, but finding out how many women actually work as software engineers is a little bit trickier. Tracy Chou, an engineer at Pinterest, is trying to find out just that.
Google is the dream employer for many software engineers and developers. Who wouldn't want to work among some of the most creative minds in the industry, while scarfing down free cereal and taking up to five months of maternity leave?
What does it take to make an employee leave a job voluntarily, in a tough economy? A bad boss.
If you want to have a successful career, what you do when you're not at work could be just as important as what you do when you're in the office.
Unemployment is slowing improving, but that doesn't mean that workers' fear of getting laid off is also on the decline. The best way to achieve job security these days is to make yourself essential personnel in the eyes of your boss.
Younger workers generally expect to put in a few years before ascending to management roles. For Gen Y, however, it's been a long wait.
Designer Robby Leonardi's talent is too huge to be expressed in anything other than 8-bit graphics. His interactive resume looks more like a Super Mario-style game than the standard CV, and it's getting a lot of attention from retro game lovers on the internet.
Regardless of what generation we're part of, we all heard the same thing in school when we were growing up: "The jobs of tomorrow don't even exist yet!" What most of our teachers failed to mention is that the majors of tomorrow are probably being invented as well.
Students at the University of California at Irvine received an email earlier this week from their Career Center, offering advice on "How to Ace That Job Interview." Several were sufficiently peeved enough to forward the email to Jezebel, citing the sexism of the images within.
It's harder to avoid frenemies at work than it is in your personal life. The combination of forced proximity and the natural interdependence of colleagues trying to get stuff done makes them almost impossible to avoid.
How often do you check your email? If you're like most of us, you read that sentence, laughed nervously, and checked to make sure your smartphone was where you left it. In other words, the vast majority of us check our email way, way too often for productivity (or sanity).
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