Category: Career . Jobs . Employment

Downsized: Corporate Downsizing and the Road to Enlightenment

Corporate Downsizing

I’ll start by sharing my story and how I ended up here before the layoff. Been doin’ the corporate world for awhile. Days were spent in my cublicle existence; where I marked my territory with small momentos of personal indivduality; pics of my son, a […]

Downsized Part 2: Don’t Look Back

Job Change in Employment

A little more about my story…. The funny thing is, when I was laid off and lost my job, after that moment of shock and disbelief and a tear or two — I felt way more joy than fear of how I would survive. I […]

Downsized Part 3: Paved with Good Intentions

Successful Life After Downsizing

The dust began to settle after the layoff as I came to terms with my departure from the 9 to 5 world. I noticed a shift in my schedule as my nights stretched longer and longer as I researched some ideas that I was kicking […]

Is it Time for a Job Change?

Time for Job Change

With the start of a new year, you may be among the millions of people thinking of making an important change in your life. If one of the changes you are considering is your career, here is some advice to help you decide whether to […]

10 Tips for Tech Writers

Tech Writer Tips

Tech-writing is a tricky business. It’s not a very high profile industry, so there’s not much support around. Follow these 10 quick tips, and you’ll be well on your way to a satisfying tech-writing career. By Glenn Murray 1) Follow a sensible career path… STEP […]

Personal Profiling Gives Employers an Advantage in the Search for New Job Candidates

Employers Job Profiling

Companies are gearing up to begin hiring again now that the economic downturn is taking a nice upswing. The great news for employers is that many workers see now as the time to consider advancing in their profession. Those people, along with some exceptional employees […]

How to Reduce Stress at Work

Stress at Work

Imagine working only four hours a day, nine months a year and earning all the money you need to do exactly what you want with all your free time. Does that sound like your life? That’s the life a futurist of the early 20th Century […]

What to do About Bad Bosses

Bad Bosses

If you have ever quit a job because you didn’t get along with your boss, you are not alone. A Gallup Poll of over a million employees found that how long workers stay at companies and how productive they are is determined by their relationship […]

What Does Your Email Address Say to Employers?

How Email Address Looks to Employers

“Hey, it looks like we’ve got a great candidate for customer service here,” said Joe. “The only problem is, this person’s email address makes me wonder about her.” I checked it out. Hmmm… gothicbikerwitch@hotmail.com. (Email addresses have been changed for this article.) It certainly conjured […]