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Body Fascism: The Ugly Truth About Appearance in the Workplace

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 10.08.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

Can an employee be fired from a job for not adhering to dress codes, not meeting makeup requirements, sporting tattoos or piercings, or for other personal qualities or forms of self-expression? Apparently, yes.

A Future Without Jobs Does Not Equal a Future Without Work

Scott Santens | Posted 10.07.2015 | Impact
Scott Santens

I almost have a basic income above the poverty level. I'm not even there yet, but I can already see where this will lead if everyone else has it too. It's a world not to fear, but to fight every day for, so that's exactly what I do.

Speak Up: Your Voice in the Workplace Matters

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 10.06.2015 | Impact
Center for Community Change Action

Black Americans, in particular, run up against systemic racism and discrimination that keep them from good jobs. The lack of opportunity has reached a crisis level that destabilizes our families and communities, such as in South Central Los Angeles.

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Balance

Marissa Lepor | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Marissa Lepor

Work-life balance: the portmanteau once used in casual conversations has now become an integral component of companies' mission statements and employee interactions. It's like the gluten-free of the health food world -- many claim to value it, but few can describe what it actually means.

An Emerging American Workforce Speaks Out: It's Time to Pay Attention

Stephane Kasriel | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
Stephane Kasriel

Nearly 54 million men and women are now part of America's independent workforce -- working variously as accountants, computer programmers, translators, designers, health care providers, and more.

The Independent Work Boom: Why it's Good for the U.S. Economy

Gene Zaino | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Gene Zaino

The future of work is already here, and the innovation and entrepreneurship it will unleash are unprecedented. Will the trend towards independence continue? All signs point to "yes."

Asylum: What You Should Know Before Applying

Umar Akbar Ahmed | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics
Umar Akbar Ahmed

The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.

Are You Really an Entrepreneur?

Adele Scheele | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Adele Scheele

Being your own boss is at the heart of the American Dream, and it's no wonder it is such a common fantasy. The idea of ownership taps into our profound longing for freedom. But is it really right for you?

Sitting Pretty: Good-Looking People Make More Money, But It's Not All Roses

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 09.29.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

To put it plainly, pretty people get paid more, and not just in occupations like modeling, entertainment, sales and marketing, and prostitution. To what extent do good looks matter in the workplace? What physical characteristics are most rewarded? You might be amazed by the answers.

Education and Outcomes: Startup Institute Publishes its Proven Results

Shaun_Johnson | Posted 10.06.2015 | Education

As the innovation economy continues to push on the concept of traditional education and how it aligns with purposeful careers, many entrants have entered the space. Since 2012, Startup Institute, a career accelerator which I cofounded, has been one of the largest and earliest players.

Creating a 'Contagious' Corporate Culture

Matt Gantz | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Matt Gantz

The recent New York Times article on Amazon's "bruising workplace" sparked a firestorm of reaction. While I admire the giant retailer's singular accom...

Availability Is Not a Skill

Richard Moran | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Richard Moran

Cruel as it is, the playground rules provide a lesson about hiring. That lesson is: just because you are hanging around and available does not mean you will be picked.

#TGIM: 6 Reasons To Be Jumping For Joy On Mondays (Yes, Mondays)

Vicki Salemi | Posted 09.25.2015 | Good News
Vicki Salemi

While it may feel like #TGIM is pie in the sky dreaming if you don't have all of these items in place, you can certainly be happy on a Monday when you have the majority of what matters most to you intact.

Hiring Guru: Peter Lik -- Artist Through a Lens

David Jensen | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business
David Jensen

I'm honored to present you my interview with the wildly successful fine artist Peter Lik. Already a famous Master Photographer with a place secured in art history, last year Peter Lik Fine Art Photography sold the most expensive photograph ever, "Phantom" for world-record $6.5 million.

5 Reasons You Need a Career Coach

S. Kumar | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
S. Kumar

Your capabilities go beyond what you learned in college or in your last couple of jobs, but you may not realize it.

Hiring Guru: Jason Greschuk - Booming From Brushes to Brands

David Jensen | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Jason Greschuk is an Award Winning Real Estate Investor, Public Speaker, Author, and Internationalist with business centers in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Can...

Hiring Guru: Jon Price -- Seeking PHDs Who Minor in Sports

David Jensen | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
David Jensen

If you follow me here on Huff Post you know I love interviewing business owners on their successful hiring practices and you know I bring a wide diversity of industries to the table. Today is no different as the similarities and differences of systematic approach to hiring from Billionaires to betting is always intriguing and educational.

Living in the "Ratings Economy": Are You Ready to Get Feedback from Employees?

Josh Bersin | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Josh Bersin

We live in a world where everyone with access to the Internet has a voice -- including the ability to rate things they like and don't like. This is all coming to business.

Why You Should Never Work at a Startup

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

As a graduating senior, you have put time and energy into success. You studied hard, got the right grades, and will earn your degree from one of the world's most prestigious universities. You can do anything -- what choice will you make next?

Hiring Guru: Frank Fernandez - Boston Lawyer

David Jensen | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
David Jensen

"I play the main role in all hiring decisions. Hiring the right team player is everything. The only way to know that a new hire is a team player that can be empowered to achieve the best results is to be the one that sets his expectations and goals during the hiring process."

Deaf Protestors in DC Demand the Opportunity to Work

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 09.16.2015 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Deaf people want to work and they deserve to feel successful. They are tired of enduring the same oppressive practices that the ADA was supposed to protect against.

Lawmakers Seek To Make Federal Hiring Practices Fairer To Former Convicts

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that prohibits federal agencies and contractors from asking about the c...

Hiring Guru: Karl Jobst, DDS - Smile in the Interview

David Jensen | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Karl Jobst, DDS is the owner of the trusted, successful Grand Lake Dental in Grove, OK. Dr. Jobst grew up a small-town, all American farm boy, who d...

It's Time to Focus on Your Career Future

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 09.08.2015 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Summer vacations have ended and the kids are back in school so it's a great time to prioritize your professional journey. According to a global LinkedIn study, September is one of the best months of the year to get promoted.

Hospitality sector: A closer look at trends and concerns - What hiring managers should know

Lisa Schwarz | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Lisa Schwarz

The world of travel is changing - the sector is booming again, chains such as Air BnB have become the largest and most successful corporations in the business today. Travel websites are exploding with traffic.