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Top 10 Job Scam Warning Signs

How to Tell if a Job is Really a Scam


Have you ever wondered if a job is real or a scam? Sometimes, it can be hard to tell the difference.  Here are some tip-offs to help you identify fake job offers and avoid job scams. Internet fraud is rampant, and scammers prey on job seekers. ...




12 Tips For College Grads Entering The Workforce

Congratulations! Graduation is behind you. You've worked hard for years and developed the skills and know-how to help start your career. Now, all you need to do is get out there and start doing what you've dreamt about.
 
But don't expect not to face some challenges. ...




The Cover Letters That Make Hiring Managers Smile (Then Call You)

You know that next job of yours? Yes, that’s right, the really amazing one with the brilliant co-workers, cool boss, and fresh, free snacks in the office vending machine? That one.
 
You know how you’re going to land it? By quickly showing your future employer that:
 
a) You’re going to perform incredibly well in this job. ...




6 Ways You Can Get Paid to Watch TV

Full disclosure: I work in TV. I am a creative director at a premium cable channel, and I can tell you right now that I get paid to watch TV. I don't watch it all day, every day. But I do spend some portions of my week watching series from my own network, and occasionally, competitor networks and stations. ...




10 Ways to Improve Your Company's Culture, Even If You Aren't the Boss

When you work for a company, you soon get to know its culture. Sometimes it's fantastic; everyone gets along great, and you pinch yourself to see if you're dreaming. Most of the time, however, company culture is in need of some improvement, if not a complete overhaul. ...




Catalyst Releases Initial Report on LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Inclusion in the Workplace

As part of its mission to advance women and promote diversity and inclusion in business, Catalyst today released the first in its landmark Making Change series on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees and the workplace. Recognizing the challenges facing the LGBT community, Catalyst hopes to help organizations foster a work environment inclusive to all women and provide the insights, language, and solutions that will help to educate workplace professionals to more deeply understand the experiences of their LGBT coworkers. ...




How Can I Get A Good Job With No Experience?

It’s a question as old as time. Here’s how to get your foot in the door when you don’t have any previous work experience.
Thousands of college students across the country will soon be asking this age-old question: If all jobs require experience, how can you get that first job when your only experience is your degree?

Leadership coach Lolly Daskal helps graduates get their foot in the door. ...




10 Little Things to Do Before a Job Interview That Can Make a Big Impact

You have an interview coming up. You've taken care of the big things. You have picked out your clothes, studied the company, reached out to contacts for information, and you updated your resume. But what small things can you do the day, or even a few minutes, before you walk into that all-important meeting to have a huge positive impact?
 
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4 Simple Tips for Working From Home

Welcome to the Smarter Living newsletter. The editor, Tim Herrera, emails readers with tips and advice for living a better, more fulfilling life. Sign up here to get it in your inbox.
This week I’ve invited Kenneth R. Rosen from the Smarter Living team to share some great tips about working from home, with a little help from readers. ...




Humility in the Workplace

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence is the everyday experience of those who are part of a dysfunctional family.
 
You know how this looks:
 

Parents constantly comparing children. ...