How Being Funny Can Help You Get (or Lose) the Job

Humor has the potential to ease social situations when used in the right context and in the right spirit, and where do we need that more than in the office? Workplace humor can be tricky, however. While it can help alleviate stress, increase bonhomie, and make you a sought-after colleague, it can also brand you as insensitive, unprofessional, and crass. The content, subject, and intent of your jokes can make or dent your image.

20 of the Happiest Jobs for New Grads

In a tight job market and uncertain economic times, new graduates are often grateful for any job, whether it's one they enjoy or not. In order to help grads find a career they'll love, folks at CareerBliss, a site focused on searches and reviews of companies known for employee satisfaction, created a list of the happiest jobs for the class of 2014.

How to Make Your Boss Listen to Your Ideas

Employees are the ones who come up with the best solutions to workplace problems. There are a number of reasons bosses don’t always want to listen (other than because you once suggested Beer Day and Do Nothing Day). So how do you get your boss to listen to your great ideas?

How Workers Over 50 Bring Value to the Workplace

It isn’t an easy task for any age group to find work sometimes. But workers over 50 have the most difficulty finding work of any age group. Before putting older workers out to pasture, employers should consider the benefits and skills that workers over 50 bring to the workplace.

Pantene Encourages Women in Business to #WhipIt Good

Women in business have been asked to break through, lean in, and now to whip it, thanks to a new Pantene commercial from the Philippines that illustrates the blatant double standards that exist for women in the workplace. Let your hair down, ladies. It’s time to rock out as women take yet another giant leap toward closing the gender gap.

Women: It’s Time to Stop Hugging in the Workplace

While most professionals choose to shake hands during a meet and greet, for some reason there are still many professionals who think it’s best to grandma hug their co-workers. While half-hugging accompanied by air kisses, and fist bumping may seem casual enough, full on bear hugging can make for quite an awkward moment.

10 Crazy Workplace Rules You Won’t Believe

Every workplace needs some rules. They are what prevents employees from clocking in late, getting drunk at their desks, and for the most part, they are designed to ensure productivity. However, sometimes rules cross the line into absurdity.