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Why Are We So Bad at Choosing the Right Job?

What would be your perfect job? Although there are well-defined parameters around what people actually want from work, our career-related choices are not always consistent with those parameters — even when we are consciously aware of them. Consider that most of us...

10 Character Traits That Define A Successful Recruiter

Recruiters are a unique tribe of people. I don’t believe any kid growing up says, “I want to be a fireman, police officer, astronaut, baseball player or recruiter.” It seems one of those jobs you fall into—usually after flaming out of a bunch of other stuff....

My Company Has Been Acquired – Now What?

Mergers and acquisitions.  It seems that we’re always hearing about two companies joining forces in an effort to cut costs, gain market share, access to talented employees, or acquire new technology.  As a result, inevitable lay-offs occur as there are always...

Your boss hates you. What do you do?

You aren't always going to get along with everyone you work with, but when it comes to your boss, it's in your best interest to forge a good relationship. "The relationship has a big impact on the trajectory of your career," said Dana Brownlee, author of "The...

5 LinkedIn Mistakes That Cause People to Mock You

The Twitter handle @BestofLinkedIn was created for the sole purpose of mocking the self-serving and self-aggrandizing posts people put on LinkedIn. Some of them are truly cringe-worthy. Whatever you do, make sure your own LinkedIn posts never wind up there. LinkedIn...

How much is your job offer actually worth?

Taking a new job can be complicated and negotiating your new pay is part of it. To help, we’ve built the simple calculator below to help you compare how different mixes of salary, stock, retirement, and perks can affect your pay over five years.   What is the...

10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You

Have you ever noticed leaders spend a lot of time talking about talent, only to make the same mistakes over and over again? Few things in business are as costly and disruptive as unexpected talent departures. With all the emphasis on leadership development, I always...

The outdated career advice boomer parents are giving their kids

If you’re a boomer parent, you want the best for your children. So, it’s understandable if you can’t resist offering your kids advice when they’re looking for work. But if you base your tips on your own decades-old job search experiences, you risk doing more harm than...

What’s your ‘wealth number’? Find out how rich you are on a scale from minus-2 to 11

Ever wonder where you fit in, in terms of personal wealth, on a scale from “subsistence farmer” to Jeff Bezos? If so, Bloomberg Businessweek is here to help. “Millionaire” doesn’t cut it anymore, according to economics editor Peter Coy, who says it’s too broad, as it...

What Can Employers Say About Former Employees?

One of the questions job seekers often ask is "What can an employer say about former employees?" Some job seekers believe companies can only legally release dates of employment, salary, and your job title. However, that's not the case. Can an employer say a former...

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