Everyone makes mistakes, but one of the worst times to do so is when you’re applying for a job. Despite your best efforts, there are some mistakes you simply can’t recover from, such as submitting a resume and cover letter addressed to the wrong employer or hiring manager, but other errors do not necessarily spell
You probably work with at least one person who simply gets on your nerves. Although you hate to admit it, interacting with him or her is a struggle, and the person’s actions set you on edge. You dread collaborating with this colleague–and doing so negatively affects your mood and productivity.
Accomplished professionals often don’t consider the federal government as a prospective employer. But they should–half of federal hires in the past several months have been at starting salaries over $100,000, says Seattle career coach Robin Ryan. And by some estimates, the government needs to hire more than 270,000 people just to keep “mission-critical” functions up
Whether you’re a recent graduate who recently accepted your first “real” job or a seasoned professional, walking into a new workplace for the first time can be very stressful. Keeping track of new people, processes, policies, and priorities is taxing.
My religion prohibits being alone with women — am I entitled to accommodation? 03-01-00 I am a truck driver and have been on “light duty” for the past several weeks. Last week my supervisor told me to take one of the office girls to the bank to make a company deposit. The other employees made
A common misconception about working in the videogame industry is that it’s more play than work, says Fred Galpern, 36. “Everyone thinks it’s like Tom Hanks in ‘Big,’ where we just sit around all day trying out different things and seeing what’s fun, but it’s not,” he says.
The reigning assumption among many Americans is that teenagers go directly from high school to college, but that’s not the way life always works. Just 27% of Americans over age 25 hold bachelor’s degrees or higher, according to 2004 Census data.