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Best Interview Answers for Are You Willing to Fail

One common type of interview question that makes many job applicants nervous is any question about failure. One of the toughest interview questions about failure is, "Are you willing to fail?" It might feel unnatural to acknowledge your weaknesses and failures in an interview. ...




Searching for a Job: What to Keep in Mind

Don't just go for the job with the highest salary. Many argue that the point of a job is to make money, but there are other factors to consider throughout the deciding process. How convenient is the location? How flexible are the hours? What are the benefits? Will you actually enjoy it? Pro tip: make a pros and cons list. ...




Tough Job Interview Questions and the Best Answers

Preparing for a job interview means being ready to answer the basic interview questions that almost every hiring manager asks – but it also means anticipating more challenging questions. Job interviews always seem to have at least a few tough questions. ...




How You Begin Your Day Can Make Or Break Your Productivity

We all inevitably know the difference between a good morning and a bad one. One day we spring out of bed like Cinderella, with birds singing, the sun shining, and nothing can get in our way!  On other days, we can hardly creep out of bed, feeling sluggish for the day ahead. ...




Summer job outlook? 5 hot jobs employers are hiring for

Hiring for the sweltering months is red hot! Here are the top five hottest jobs employers are looking for this summer. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the scoop. Buzz60
What's the job outlook like these days?
 
James Sagar, CEO of The Tailored Group, says he's "recruiting like crazy right now. ...




Transgender Equality in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

When was the last time you reviewed your policies around transgender equality in the workplace? Are your handbooks and training up to date? According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), if you haven't updated your policies, you're behind schedule. ...




When Workplace Cultures Support Paternity Leave, All Employees Benefit

Employers are increasingly finding ways to meet the needs of working fathers, offering them family leave, flexible scheduling, and affordable child care options. But fathers remain reluctant to take full advantage of this support, despite professing to want to be equal partners with mothers in child care, with all the diapering, meal planning, and carpooling that entails. ...




5 Steps To Speaking Up Powerfully When You Feel You Can't

Every year, I work with scores of professionals from all walks of life who come with one key problem – they can't speak up for themselves or assert their boundaries. In many cases, their boundaries are non-existent, which translates into their allowing anyone to do anything they wish to them. ...




Age Discrimination Law Protects Job Applicants

Court ruling gives a boost to older adults looking for work
 
Older adults are protected from even subtle forms of age discrimination when applying for jobs, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday, dealing a victory to job applicants who increasingly are victims of recruiting tactics that effectively prevent older candidates from being considered. ...




What To Do If You're Harassed At Work — And HR Isn't Helping

All your options, whether you're discriminated against for your sex, race, religion, age, or disability.
Human resources is usually the first place people go when they're harassed or discriminated against at work, but HR reps work for the company, not the employees, and don't always have your best interests at heart. ...