Spring is in the air, the days are getting longer and the crocuses are poking up their hopeful heads. Yet, these remain bleak times for too many job seekers, even leaders and managers with impressive resumes.
"Follow your passion" is the stupidest career advice I've ever heard. Why? Because my passion in life is for singing bad karaoke. My friend Dodgy Dave's passion is for dealing crack cocaine. Some of my friends have many passions.
Nice guys finish last. It’s an idiom that has been engrained into U.S. culture since baseball manager Leo Durocher first uttered the words in 1939. To get ahead in business you have to be cunning and ruthless, or so you may be led to believe.
When it comes to searching for open positions online, big job boards can be a double-edged sword: You either find an overwhelming 200 pages of open positions (that you’ll never have the time or pati (RT @NPRjobs: 5 Ways to Find Jobs Without Using ...
College students who are about to cross the threshold between academia and working life are typically besieged with well-meaning advice. Some of this advice is wise and useful, some of it is suspect and some of it is just plain silly.