Do you arrive at work every morning grumbling or do face the day with a big smile on your face? Having a ‘case of the Mondays’ seems like the norm in many workplaces. But it’s also a major contributor to poor work performance, team breakdown, and project failure. While employers try to do their best to raises employee morale and bring back this employee satisfaction, it’s actually up to each individual employee to take control of their own happiness. By changing your perception of work, you can experience true satisfaction in any job.
What’s going on with all the oddball interviewing techniques? Interviewing has become a strange science, with recruiters devising new ways to stump candidates to bring out the top performers. We polled a random group of job seekers on Quora to uncover some of the weirdest, wackiest and wildest job interview questions of this year. So, sit back, enjoy reading up on the latest career news and by all means - don’t get caught unprepared in your next interview!
Many professionals who lost their jobs during the economic downturn took any job that came their way to make ends meet, but now that the job market is taking a turn for the better, more people are looking to ditch their “in-between” jobs for a lasting career. We’ll take a look at how to be a clandestine job hunter so that you don’t get caught cheating on your employer.
After a quarter-century teaching at the university level, 83-year-old Margaret Mary Vojtko died impoverished. A friend says her death highlights the plight of adjunct professors, who endure abject penury despite teaching at some of the top universities in the nation.
Successful careers are often built off of lessons learned, but it’s hard to believe business moguls like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg have ever faced a career slip-up. We turn to the Quora community to see what others have to say about their biggest career mistakes.
Rap mogul and new father Kanye West is looking to hire a few key personnel for his new clothing line, and he’s turning to LinkedIn to find these lucky candidates. We'll take a look at five questions to consider before applying to a job for a celebrity or the mom n' pop on the corner.
Do you have a unique talent that you keep secret from your friends, family and co-workers? Maybe you can play a musical instrument with no formal training, have a cool physical ability, or an out-of-the-ordinary hobby that you enjoy. Whatever the case may be, there is a possibility that this secret talent could lead you to a brand new career path and the road to riches.
The last thing college students want to think about is how to fit work into their already hectic schedules. As a result, many undergraduates lose out on valuable resume-building opportunities. Here are six schedule-friendly campus jobs that will help students get some studying out of the way, earn some extra cash, and boost their resume along the way.
You got your degree and enjoyed your last summer vacation. Now you want a job, but where should you go?
Whether to choose a career that pays well or a career that brings you fulfillment is the million-dollar question in every professional’s life. We turn to the Quora community to see what they have to say about going after dollars or sense.
Not getting enough hits on LinkedIn from recruiters? You might be sabotaging yourself. Here are seven tips and tricks to help you right your social networking wrongs and get recruiters to notice you once and for all.
Feedback is an essential part of a successful career. Of course, asking for feedback is scary. Who likes to invite the opportunity for someone to tell us we’re doing a bad job?
There's a reason why (good) friends don’t let friends tweet when they're drunk. It's because they have enough smarts to know that it only takes one inappropriate post to get a person fired or in a sticky dilemma at work. Let's take a look at some people who failed to protect themselves from the unforgiving winds of social media destruction.
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.
Heading back to work after a holiday weekend can be depressing, so here are 20 humorous quotes about the realities of your 9-to-5 that will surely make you chuckle. Remember, sharing is caring, so pass this on to your co-workers who could use a mid-day pick-me-up.