We love to daydream about changing careers. It’s easy to envision ourselves in a more fulfilling job, making more money and having more free time. Yes, people do change jobs and find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. But be careful. Just because we can dream of a better career doesn’t […]
As a general rule, you should try to be friends with your co-workers. But there are exceptions. Sometimes, a co-worker’s personality or habits can damage your production – and make management view you negatively.
These days, many people question their job security. With the economic malaise, they’re probably justified in doing so. But there’s a big difference between being paranoid you may lose your job and seeing legitimate signs.
With the stock market fluctuating wildly, it’s easy to panic. Who likes seeing their net worth drop by thousands in a single day? Yet some investors manage to remain relatively calm even in these turbulent times. What are their secrets?
We all love to reach about rags-to-riches stories. We may be jealous of someone else’s success, but it still inspires us. If they can hit it big with an idea, so can we. Here’s an article that talks about 10 entrepreneurs who became multimillionaires. They include the founders of the Chipotle restaurant chain, Burt’s Bees […]
Of course, there’s no sure-fire way to avoid being laid off. Companies sometimes lay off even the best workers to save money. But you can take a few steps to increase your odds of staying around. This article from Career Builder lists six steps, including continuing to learn, seeking out high-level mentors and tooting your own […]
Many dads dream of working for themselves. And it’s no wonder. The opportunity to set your own hours and make more money is very attractive. But leaving a company to strike out on your own is very risky. Many start-up businesses fail. This article offers seven tips to lessen the chance of failure. Two of them: […]