Knock ‘Em Dead, Fred

It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with Martin Yate, the best selling author of the “Knock ‘Em Dead” job-hunting guides. With over 5 million books sold, you would think that author Yate would be too rich and too tired to care about our current employment morass, so I am pleased to inform you [...]

The 100 Best Worst Jobs of 2010

What’s the best job of 2010? It’s the job of publishing the list of best jobs of 2010. Think about it! You only work one day a year, and all you do on that day is regurgitate the work of a bunch of disgruntled math majors who are, no doubt, bitter about having to work [...]

You Talk Pretty Some Day

There’s good news for the tongue-tied. If you can spare two days and $1,950, you can be transformed into a smooth-talking master communicator who always knows what to say and how to say it. Who can perform such a miracle? Bub, it sure ain’t me. The Professor Henry Higgins who will turn your inner Eliza [...]

The Resume Doctor Will See You Now

Call me Little Miss Sunshine, but I think it’s time for you to demonstrate a wee bit of optimism. And in that cheery sunshiny spirit, let me suggest that maybe the reason you can’t find a good new job, or get a promotion at your bad old job, is not because people hate you. It’s [...]

The Out-of-Work Workout

You never did very much work when you had a job so I really don’t see why anyone should expect you to start working now! But that’s exactly what jobs columnist Phyllis Korkki of The New York Times expects, and you sure as heck don’t want to disappoint Phyllis. “How to Turn Downtime into Job [...]