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Are you too Good to be True? The Plight of the Overqualified

What can you do when you’re told you are overqualified for a job that you really want (or really need?) There are ways to overcome employer scepticism that you won’t be serious about the role or won’t stay in it long enough to make it worth hiring you. Find out how…

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Job Interviews Gone Wild

Job Interviews Gone Wild

It turns out that fearing a job interview is sometimes quite justified. What good are prepared answers about your skills, successes and experiences when you’re asked some of the bizarre, left-field questions that certain interviewers like to throw at you. (And some of the interviewers can be pretty weird themselves.)

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Death Bear for the Ex-Job

Death Bear for the Ex-Job

Can Death Bear (actually a New York artist dressed in a bear suit) help you get over a layoff? Our contributor thinks a guy in a bear suit might be just the trick to pick up her spirits and get her back on the career path.

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The Strangest Adventures in Team Building

The Strangest Adventures in Team Building

The intentions of team bonding events are to boost morale, but when our contributor ended up wearing a dress made of toilet paper in front of all her coworkers (while HR snapped photos), she was forced to rethink the benefits. What happened?

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Five Ways Working from Home Could Save Your Life

Five Ways Working from Home Could Save Your Life

Jenna’s dream job is one that would include a flexible schedule. In order to help land this great gig in the sky, she makes the case that working from home, even one day a year, could actually help save your life. Does work/life balance increase your longevity?

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You are who Google says you are

You are who Google says you are

It’s no news flash that we’re living in an era of information overload: A wealth of personal information is just a button click away. But have you ever thought about what this means for job seekers and employers? Perhaps there is no personal private life left anymore.

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