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Your Resume Gets Six Seconds of Attention . . . Here’s What Employers Look For

A study by a job-matching service called TheLadders found that the average resume gets SIX SECONDS of attention.  They tracked employers’ eye movement to see what they looked at most on a resume.

03/22/2012

The Eight Easiest Jobs on the Planet

If work stresses you out, chances are you don’t have one of the THESE jobs.  Here’s a list from Yahoo of the eight easiest jobs on the planet.

03/21/2012

Nearly Half of Us Use Our Work Computer to Look For a New Job

A survey by Salary.com found that two thirds of Americans spend part of their workday looking at websites not related to work.  That’s actually DOWN 10% from four years ago.  Facebook and LinkedIn are the […]

03/14/2012

Are Men Really Afraid of Commitment? Here’s What They’re Actually Afraid of, from Death to Public Speaking

Men are famous for having a FEAR OF COMMITMENT.  It’s supposedly ruined millions of relationships.  But here’s the problem . . . it’s a MYTH. According to a new survey, only 5% of men say […]

03/09/2012

You Can Predict a Person’s Job Performance by Looking at Their Facebook Profile for Just Ten Minutes

According to researchers from Northern Illinois University, an employer can tell whether you’ll be good at your job after looking at your Facebook page for just ten minutes.  They had people in human resources grade […]

02/22/2012

Meetings Have Been Scientifically Proven to Make You Dumber

It’s about time someone proved this.  Because deep down, we’ve all known it all along:  Meetings make you dumber.  It’s now been scientifically proven. Researchers at Virginia Tech used MRIs to determine how the brain […]

01/24/2012

The Top Four Habits That Irritate Your Boss

Most workers THINK they’re great employees.  But you might be annoying your boss on a daily basis without even realizing it.  Here’s a list from AskMen.com of the top four habits that irritate your boss.  […]

01/10/2012

Five Things “Cool” Offices Have . . . That Yours Doesn’t

If you hate your job, this probably won’t help.  Cracked.com came up with a list of things you’ll find at a “COOL” office . . . like the offices of YouTube or Google . . […]

01/05/2012

One in Five People Would Quit If They Did Something Embarrassing Enough at the Company Christmas Party

[sponsored] In this economy, it’s not worth messing up your entire professional career over one bad decision at the company Christmas party. In a new survey by the social dating site Zoosk.com, at least one […]

12/16/2011

Five Tips to Help Survive Your Office Holiday Party

[sponsored] If you’ve got an office Christmas party coming up, Gawker.com has a list of tips to help make sure you don’t do something stupid. Obviously, the first rule is DON’T GET DRUNK.  Eat as […]

12/07/2011

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