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Should you take a job just for a higher salary?

In an ideal world, we’d all have our dream jobs — and be getting paid handsomely. But because we live in an imperfect world, most of us walk a delicate balance between doing a job we enjoy, and doing a job that pays the bills. If we’re lucky — even some of the time — we have both.RELATED:The new...

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 8:15pm

4 things millennials do wrong while job hunting

Millennials are notorious job-hoppers (not that there's anything wrong with that). But if you're itching to get out of your current role and into something better, you'll never land a new gig unless you tackle your job hunt the right way.According to millennial career coach Ashley Stahl, most Gen Y...

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 4:01pm

While you were sleeping...

Good morning.After you went to bed on time last night, Baltimore protesters stayed out after their curfew, and a man was shot at a Ferguson demonstration.Saudi Arabia granted soldiers bonuses while Indonesia put drug smugglers in front of a firing squad.Times New Roman was revealed as the "...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 3:43pm

Résumé in Times New Roman? Like wearing sweatpants to an interview

Bloomberg –A résumé, that piece of paper designed to reflect your best self, is one of the places where people still tend to use typeface to express themselves. It does not always go well, according to people who spend a lot of time looking at fonts. Bloomberg asked three typography wonks which...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 3:23pm

Find a great internship this summer

Internships are not easy, especially if you end up spending most of your summer doing grunt work. That’s why Eric Woodard — the author of “The Ultimate Guide to Internships: 100 Steps to Get a Great Internship and Thrive in It” — says students need to target what he calls “high-impact” positions to...

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 6:52pm

4 ways you can spring clean your office life

Spring is finally here, which means that in addition to getting ready for the soon-to-be sunny weather, now is also the perfect time to spruce up your office life.“During the spring, people seem to get happier and enjoy the sunshine,” says Tamara Kano Myles, an organizational expert and the author...

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 11:01pm

Don't let loud co-workers ruin your day

The average work day is filled with distractions — whether it is because of last-minute email requests, meetings that run overlong or having to deal with inexplicable computer problems.But perhaps there is nothing more distracting than talkative co-workers — people who either constantly try to...

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 10:33am