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Negotiating a Job Offer? 15 Rules From a Harvard Business Professor

Dan Lyons | Posted 05.24.2014 | Business
Dan Lyons

So you've been through a few job interviews and now you're down to brass tacks -- you're negotiating the offer. This can be complex, tricky business, and costly, too, if you don't do it well. But complexity also creates opportunities, at least for people who have done some homework. Deepak

"9 to 5": Millennial Edition

Robin Rouse | Posted 05.05.2014 | Comedy
Robin Rouse

What happens when two Boomers who have been writing together since they were 10-years-old, get together with their millennial children to do a parody of Dolly Parton's classic "9 to 5"?

How to Jump Start Your Job Search

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Job-hunting, on the other hand, while scary and intimidating should be exciting: play your cards right AKA create a strategy and you'll end up with a job that you love, a job that makes your friends on Facebook seethe with jealousy, as you brag about how blessed you are.

How to Find Hidden Jobs

Jim Stroud | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business
Jim Stroud

You ever have one of those moments when you realize the obvious? I had one of those today. I thought about it, and scratched my head. And thought about it some more, and scratched... Then, I finally came up with a solution.

How the Hiring Process Has Changed Over the Years

Felix Tarcomnicu | Posted 08.19.2013 | Business
Felix Tarcomnicu

The process of hiring and recruiting manpower services has changed notably over the years and still continues to evolve as technology takes a giant leap forward.

2013 Grads: Consider Taking a Job You're 'Overqualified' For

Tom Gimbel | Posted 07.22.2013 | College
Tom Gimbel

What recent grads have to realize is that they probably won't land the job of their dreams after their first -- or even third -- interview after graduation.

The Worst Job Interview Mistakes

The Fiscal Times | Maureen Mackey | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

Fiscal Times: You landed a job interview for a position you really want – but the hiring manager never called you back after it was over. What h...

Don't Follow the Leader

Costa Michailidis | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business
Costa Michailidis

Our multinational banks are incredibly interconnected. As a result, if a few of the big ones make bad decisions, they take the rest down with them.

Yeah, He Got The Job

Posted 02.22.2013 | Comedy

Resumés tend to be boring both to write and read, but this chocolate bar resumé takes both tasks to an exciting new level. Redditor elilanger sh...

Assess and Focus on Building Your Reputation

David K. Rehr | Posted 03.17.2013 | Business
David K. Rehr

You help build and manage brands, communicate value, and monitor social media to see how people are experiencing your client online. But how much attention do you pay to your own reputation?

5 Stories of Background Checks Gone Awry

Erin Steiner | Posted 03.09.2013 | Business
Erin Steiner

Background checks are one of those things that have become so ubiquitous in our culture that we very rarely even think about them anymore. Unfortunately, sometimes background checks are just wrong.

Getting a Job: The 4 Keys to Mastering Networking

Dr. Lee Bowes | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business
Dr. Lee Bowes

Networking gives you the advantage in the job hunt. By using connections and networks, you differentiate your name from the thousands of other online applications. Employers are quick to rely on networks because they save time and they are more reliable than résumés.

Avoid This Mistake And Impress In Your Interview

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

The "presenter's paradox" is a fascinating example of how our instincts about selling -- ourselves, our company, or our products -- can be surprisingly bad.

Be The Next Big Thing: The Best Way To Land That Job Or Promotion

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

There is no shortage of advice out there on how to make a good impression -- an impression good enough to land you a new job, score a promotion, or bring in that lucrative sales lead.

9 Ways To End Your Summer Internship On A Positive Note

tv | Posted 08.14.2012 | Teen

By Sierra Tishgart The last few days of your summer internship are just as important as the first -- if not more. You've worked hard all summer lo...

How Can We Solve Unemployment? Focus On The Individual

Morgan Norman | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business
Morgan Norman

While giving it all that you've got is certainly encouraged, what if there's something inherently wrong with how the candidate presents themselves? How can they manage the way their professional career goes if they aren't managing themselves properly?

Want To Get And Keep A Job? Be Vulnerable. Be Vocal.

Lauren Westbrook | Posted 08.27.2012 | Business
Lauren Westbrook

A recent employment study confirms what so many of our past clients who have successfully secured (or doled out) coveted jobs and promotions have shared with us: technologically savvy is great, but socially savvy is even better.

First-Job Fears: Real-Life Advice For Those Starting Out (PHOTOS)

Elizabeth Kuster | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Kuster

Memories of that first job help me with my "firsts" to this day. Whenever I'm the new girl, I think back to that first terrifying shift at Long John's when I felt so totally at sea (har!), and then I fast-forward to how quick and efficient I was at the end of my Long John's tenure. If you do something once, you can definitely do it again.

Stay Employable: Manage Your Knowledge Portfolios For A 21st-Century Career

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

Like a high-performing stock portfolio, your educational investment needs managing. Just as you must continually adjust your portfolio to match personal goals and global changes, you must make a commitment to lifelong learning.

Bonnie Kavoussi

Most Recent High School Graduates Not In College Are Jobless

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business

Elizabeth Pedigo, 21, of Toledo, Ohio, graduated high school in 2008 but has struggled at college. Right now she's taking a year off from her two-y...

How To Ace An Elaborate Job Interview

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2012 | Money

(The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are her own.) By Eileen Gunn March 30 (Reuters) - When Wil...

How to Interview with Friends

Kat Griffin | Posted 04.27.2012 | Women
Kat Griffin

I always advise anyone going on a job interview to focus on what you bring to the job.

How to Help a Hiring Manager Remember You After the Interview

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.08.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

In a job interview situation, we can't assume that a great interview will lead to a job offer. We have to stay top-of-mind for a hiring manager.

Polite, Persistent Followup Isn't Grovelling

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

Your mojo is everything in a job search, and it's very important to keep intact. If you can see persistence as a repetitive business task and not a high-stakes test of your ego, pride and self-esteem, you'll be in good shape.

The Job Interview: Get Ahead of the Rest -- Turn No Into Yes

Craig Ing | Posted 12.07.2011 | Business
Craig Ing

Research the company you are applying to work for thoroughly. Don't just look at company information that may appear on their website.