It used to be that career success began at the bottom, in an entry-level position, and that you slowly worked your way up the corporate ladder within a single company, earning new responsibilities and promotions based on hard work. As long as you worked hard enough, someone would take notice, and you would move up. Rung by rung, you just had to focus on doing your best and you … [Read more...] about Leaps and Bounds Beyond the Corporate Ladder: The Truth About Job Hopping
Yes. Studies show a greater risk for job burnout among teachers, counselors, social workers, nurses, and caregivers. Experts believe this is because of the emotional aspect of the job, and the exposure to the suffering and pain of others. … [Read more...] about Are some industries more prone to job burnout?
Many people see the new year as a chance to scout for new jobs, and hopefully one with higher pay and better advancement opportunities. When the job offer does come, the first instinct is to sign—'Yes, I got the job!' or "Finally, they gave me a promotion!" But wait. Higher pay and position doesn't necessarily mean that a job is 'better' than the one you have one now. Here … [Read more...] about How to Weigh a Job Offer
Testing games during its beta phase is the final step before a game publisher releases a game to the public. Beta testing a game is a way for game developers to find out if the game has any problems or glitches. This final check on the product, so to speak, is a very important step in the manufacture of software and video games. The job of beta tester is quite rigorous and … [Read more...] about How to Become a Beta Game Tester
Moms don't need MBA's—we learned everything we need to be efficient managers right at home! We're used to organizing our kids' schedules, stretching the budget, negotiating with different people, from our own husbands to teachers to the toddlers in our playgroup. And we're masters at motivation! How else would we get a broody teenager to take out the garbage? Believe it or … [Read more...] about 7 Mommy Skills You Can Use in the Office