Archive: September 2008
[Photo courtesy of King County] Perhaps you've seen the national news stories on companies providing wellness coaches to help workers improve their health through dietaty changes, exercise, and time management skills. Then there are the Walkstations that have been cropping...
It's that time of year again. Working Mother magazine has named the Top 100 U.S. companies for moms with office jobs. Who's on the list? Many of the usual megacorp suspects: Allstate, Bank of America, Microsoft, and Verizon, to name...
One of the downsides of working for yourself is that, unless you have clients that like to throw parties for their freelancers or vendors, you usually don't get invited to holiday soirees and company picnics. Happily, that's about to change....
A survey published in April by the Pew Research Center found that one in seven workers worries about being laid off in the next year, with lower-wage workers fretting the most about losing their livelihood. If this sounds familiar, no...
With job layoffs happening faster than you can say "economic meltdown," there's a decent chance many of us will find ourselves looking to change not just jobs but career paths before the decade's out. Given all the potential career changers...
Over the Labor Day weekend, the Council on Contemporary Families announced a new Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) report that ranks the family-friendly workplace policies of 21 wealthy countries. Due to the limited amount of time U.S. parents...
I'm not a fan of career quizzes and personality tests that ask you a handful of questions and then purport to tell you what you should be doing for a living. I think finding a career you're passionate about (or...
Karen Burns is the author of The Amazing Adventures of Working Girl, a career guide based on her 59 jobs over 40 years in 22 cities.
Lisa Quast is a certified career coach, mentor, business consultant, former corporate executive and author based in the Seattle area.
Randy Woods writes about job-search tools, networking techniques and other tips to help you land your dream job.
Matt Youngquist is the president of Career Horizons, a career counseling firm.
Natalie Singer is a Seattle writer, editor and small-business owner.
Michelle Goodman is the author of "My So-Called Freelance Life" and "The Anti 9-to-5 Guide."
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