Making your boss look good—even though you may hate the idea of doing it—is a really good idea.
It seems like proper meeting etiquette should be obvious, but based on the number of workers who believe their time is wasted in meetings every day, we could probably all use a little refresher course on what exactly comprises good meeting etiquette.
Experts will tell you that introverts are great leaders, yet it still seems like we live in a world designed to revere extroverts, especially in the workplace. If you know the right steps, and your own value as an introvert, you can make the office a comfortable place for you to grow and succeed even if you’re not a glad-hander.
Botox injections have been used as a cosmetic procedure for more than a decade, with millions of people trying to reduce the number of wrinkles on their faces.
The recent pickup in the housing market may be giving you the feeling it’s time to finally put your home on the market and upgrade to your next dream house. So what are the best ways to do that?
All employees have basic rights. We can't be chained to our desks or held as indentured servants, for example. But do we actually know enough when it comes to the federal laws that govern our workplaces? You may have rights you didn’t know you had, particularly when it comes to getting hired.
It’s February, and you know Valentine’s Day is around the corner because as soon as January got rolling, all that red and pink candy started popping up everywhere. It’s cold outside, the holiday of love is nearly upon us, so it would be understandable if you were suddenly in the mood to look at your co-workers just a little differently. Hmm ... which one might have the potential to keep you warm and ring more than your office extension?
Finding a new job or changing industriesis a natural desire, especially after the start of a new year. But don’t leap too quickly. Before you start imagining your amazing new job in the dream career you never had, you should research the hiring climate in your industry of choice. You don’t want to put a lot of money and effort into education, training and searching for a new job only to find out you’re battling 40 other candidates at every interview. Here are five of the industries you might not want to find yourself hoping for a job in this year:
If you’ve made it your goal to get a new job in 2013, your best bet is to see if the skills you have can be utilized in the industries that are predicted to hire the most this year. Keep in mind that even if your education or previous job wasn’t in a particular field, that doesn’t mean there aren’t jobs related to that field to which you could apply your experience and skill set. A growing industry needs all kinds of support.
Here are five industries that will be experiencing considerable growth in 2013: