Just because your job pays little doesn’t mean it makes you unhappy. Although happiness at work usually increases with salary, there are notable exceptions to that rule. Some high-paying jobs make employees surprisingly miserable. Other jobs with low pay have extremely satisfied workers. To determine which low-paying jobs had surprisingly […]
Employees at Pfizer really love their jobs. The pharmaceutical giant was voted the happiest company in America by its own workers for the second year running, according to an annual survey from job site CareerBliss. Health care company Kaiser Permanente took second place, followed by Texas Instruments. To come up […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/Per Ola Wiberg ~ Powi” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/powi/5844086303/”] For younger workers — anyone with fewer than 10 years of full-time experience — money isn’t the key to their happiness.To keep them satisfied, it all comes down to company culture.
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Have you seen Britain’s Prince Harry lately? Of course you have — photos of the prince’s pixelated privates have been all over the Web and the news for the past 24 hours.
[credit provider=”Much Ramblings via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/casamatita/7034989405/”] If you happily get out of bed every morning for work, you’re one of the lucky ones — not everyone is satisfied with their current job. These people feel stuck for a variety of reasons, including low pay, irregular hours or the inability to move […]
Yahoo employees are clear on what they want: stability in executive leadership, a clear vision for the future and the opportunity to innovate and help the ailing Web company to regain its former glory.
[credit provider=”khrawling via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/khrawlings/3032177237/”] Like children, dogs and nomads, minds tend to wander. And they often decide to wander at inopportune times – such as during that 4:30 meeting on the Friday before a long weekend.There you are in your Aloha shirt standing over a grill full of sizzling […]
My father was never one to preach dad-isms, such asmoney doesn’t grow on trees or when I was your age, I trekked to school five-miles uphill!
[credit provider=”Flickr / Available_Light ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/available-light/1372534662/”] A competitive spirit has its place in the office. It can be a positive force that pushes you to do your best work, thereby strengthening your company and increasing your job security and potential rewards.Some people, however, become possessed by the competitive spirit. They […]
[credit provider=”DVIDSHUB | Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dvids/6198306662/”] Courtney Gieber overcame the challenges of Army basic training at Fort Jackson in South Carolina; medic training at Fort Sam Houston in Texas; and then a yearlong tour in Ramadi, Iraq.When she was medically discharged from the Army in 2010, the 25-year-old Gieber faced a […]
[credit provider=”Flickr / HerryLawford” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/herry/424274849/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] In a tough economy where just about half of graduates are landing jobs in their fields, there’s been a lot of debate lately about the value of a college degree. Careecast.com put together a list of the top 20 jobs that don’t require a college […]
Hey … all you bosses out there: Do you know what is making your underlings miserable at work?
This post was written by CareerBliss contributor Robert A. Giacalone, aka the Career Healer
Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has apologized for the scandal that has ensued since a shareholder outed the fact that he has long claimed to have a computer science degree that he, in actuality, does not have, according to CNN.
The gnashing of teeth and tearing of garments over Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson’s computer science degree that never was raises an important point: Make sure your work and education background is correct and verifiable wherever and however it may appear — whether it’s on your official resume, LinkedIn profile or […]