I went on an interesting job interview. It was another "We want you to work for free." thing.I was 99% sure before the interview, that they wanted me to work for free. I went anyway. First, I needed to go buy something. Second, there's always a chance that someone isn't clueless. Third, it's better than staying home all day.Here's a tipoff. If someone is in a "shared workspace", it's 99%+ likely that they want you to work for free. If they can't afford a real office, then they can't afford to pay someone to write their product for them.
A great commencement or class-day speech sticks with you forever. You remember it when you accept for your first job, and when you quit it. Too many, unfortunately, offer the same warmed-over clichés, like "dream big," "work hard," or "follow your passion."
While jobs in the US are hardly a success (employment not the movie), it appears that despite the faith that China is still growing at 7.5%, the slowing-growth nation is facing its own job creation nightmare. As China.org reports, this is being called the hardest job-hunting season ever for Chinese graduates - as nearly 7 million of them swarmed into the job market this summer.
Nobody in recent months has expressed more public opposition to free trade than Ian Fletcher, see "Ten Problems With Free Trade" and "The Social Snobbery of Free Trade" for some examples of his anti-free trade vitriol. In the last link, he accuses President Obama o
It's all too easy to be a victim of student debt. According to the College Board, the average price of tuition, fees, room and board for an in-state student at a public college or university is $17,860 for the 2012-13 school year.
Vacation is meant to be a time of respite during which you can rest and recharge – but for some, taking a break from work it’s not all it’s cracked up to be. In fact, it’s sometimes more stressful and arduous that going in to the office. “A vacation can be stressful,” says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and author of Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant. “It really depends on the timing of the vacation, the relationship with the boss, your level of savvy in managing your work, and how you communicate.