24 of the best pieces of advice ever given to graduates
As new graduates prepare to enter the "real world," colleges and universities gather them into auditoriums to absorb wisdom from great leaders.
Most of that wisdom is forgettable. A lot of it is clichéd. (Dream big! Follow your passion!) But some of it resonates — even years later, even if you're not... Read More
Here's who you should (and should not) accept on LinkedIn
Sorting through LinkedIn requests can be overwhelming.
Do you connect with that person who shares your blog posts via Twitter all the time? The hiring manager of a company you're interested in? Or what about that seemingly credible stranger who could be a valuable business contact?
We posed this question to... Read More
The 25 best cities for job seekers right now
If you've been unsuccessful in your job search, it might be time to start looking in other parts of the country.
But before you pack up and go, you'll want to consider which cities have the best career opportunities, the happiest workers, and the lowest cost of living.
To help, online careers community... Read More
The 10 deadliest jobs in America
Although the national rate of workplace fatalities is on the decline, some jobs remain incredibly dangerous.
According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, a total of 4,585 fatal work injuries were recorded in the US in 2013 — the second-lowest number recorded since the BLS began collecting this... Read More
If you want to seem smarter, pick up the phone
If you're most comfortable reaching out and following up with potential employers via email, you're hardly alone. But according to new research, you're also not doing yourself any favors.
One good reason to ditch the computer and pick up the phone: you'll actually seem smarter.