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Recruiters take diversity to next level

We've come a long way since the days of Rosie the Riveter, but some experts believe the American workplace has room for improvement. Even today, some workplaces consider variances in race and gender as diversity. But there's more to a diverse company than the color of employees' skin. ...




Be in Charge! Top Jobs for People Who Hate Having a Boss

Being your own boss doesn’t have to be some faraway dream. There are many jobs that are perfect for people who don’t like answering to a boss. With the right skills and training, you can work for yourself in one of these positions.
 
Freelance Journalist
 
You can set yourself apart from the mainstream media by becoming a freelance journalist. ...




10 Tips For Working From Home

It’s Labor Day, and while many U.S. workers are relishing the extra day off, I’m working.
But I’m not complaining. I’m perched in a comfy chair on the porch of a simple cottage overlooking a shimmering pond, a herd of horses, and the hazy-blue-toned Shenandoah Mountains in the distance. ...




4 Steps to Help You Decide Whether or Not a Career Change Is the Right Choice

You may find yourself wondering if you should change careers or stay in your current job. The decision of whether to apply for a new position shouldn’t be taken lightly. There are many factors that you’ll need to consider to know if you’re making the best choice. ...




11 Tips to Survive Working From Home During Summer Break

If you work from home like I do, you know that having your children home for the summer means that there is zero chance of getting even small projects done in one sitting. Working from home with children underfoot is akin to running into a brick wall: There will be tears, often yours, occasional cursing, and a general feeling of failure. ...




How Do I Make A Career Change After 15 Years In The Same Job?

In a world where job hopping is the norm, how to make a move when you’ve stayed in one job your entire career?
We all know that the days of working for one company for your entire career are long gone–it’s almost expected that, especially early in your career, you’ll job hop every few years. ...




Fight Together: Why You Should Consider Joining a Union

If you’re ever seriously thought about joining a labor union, then you’re in good company. Workers all around the United States hear about the advantages of union membership all of the time. Joining a union can be a good idea for workers who want to make positive differences. ...




4 Common Office Design Mistakes to Avoid

Office design plays an important role in employee productivity and a brand's image. Most business owners don’t invest enough time or money into their office's design. However, office design plays an important role in employee productivity in addition to a brand's image. ...




Drawing Your Own Destiny: How to Design a Job You Love

Job: Artist specializing in live graphic facilitation Salary Range: The average salary of Deloitte consultants with four to six years of experience is $87,000. Worker: Zara Stasi Age: 27 Education: Bachelor's degrees in studio art and history Company: Deloitte
 
Zara Stasi graduated from college and quickly accepted a job offer doing consulting, despite her passion for and degree in art. ...




How to talk about mental health issues at work

Want to destigmatize mental health issues at work? Here's what leaders and employees can do to help.
 
 
But how might upper management tackle this topic of mental health to begin with? First it must recognize that mental illness is a part of “normal” life, paradoxical as that may sound. ...