Want to keep your New Years resolution? Then start by breaking it. That way the suspense of “How long it will last.?” is immediately over. NOW you can get on with the business of adopting a real resolution, hopefully one that will last longer than the life of a fruit fly. Read on to find out how you can feel good about making and keeping your New Years resolution.… Read More

Cold and flu season is upon us, and here you are looking for a job (or about to leave one). Unfortunately, when your job status changes, so does your health care coverage. Make sure you’re not caught short by re-examining your health care benefits (and needs) BEFORE your job status changes.… Read More

Job hunting this holiday season? Landing a job during the holidays isn’t as hard as you might think. It’s easy to convince yourself that nobody hires between Thanksgiving and Christmas, but in reality that’s just a myth. Before you hang up your resume until after New Year’s check out these job search opportunities that only come around once a year.… Read More

Thinking of inviting some co-workers over for Thanksgiving dinner? How nice. But just remember Thanksgiving is a time you should spend with people you truly like (weird family members aside). So before you invite a gaggle of co-workers over a family holiday meal, ask yourself these four important questions.… Read More

We’ve all endured that awkward moment when someone does something so weird or obnoxious everyone just stands there and tries to ignore the elephant in the room. Unfortunately that’s when things go from bad to “OMG what the heck were they thinking?” So to help you deal with awkward office situations, we give you five of the most common human errors in (workplace) judgment and how to handle them.… Read More

With Halloween coming up in just a few days, chances are you’re going to dress up in something crazy, scary, or ridiculous and then go to work. Even though it’s tradition, you don’t want to go so far that you end up being the punch line of the office joke. So if you like where you work, and would like to stay employed there without everyone whispering “He’s the one who came to work dressed as a spleen last Halloween,” (what?) then you might want to consider these costume tips.… Read More

In this Star Wars parody, the Emperor’s latest apprentice, Herbert, uses the Dark Side of the Force to get rid of his bullying supervisor. For anyone who’s ever want to cut loose on their boss.… Read More

The stuff that people contribute to office Christmas party gift exchanges range from stale Slim Jims to leftover achievement plaques to genuinely cool gifts. And everyone wants to be the person who brought the gift that everyone fought over or that had everyone rolling in the aisles. With more enthusiastic crowds, bad presents can generate some genuine resentment and hostility. Good presents can boost your social status.

To make the process of finding that perfect gift a little easier, I did some research online and found the following surefire winners at affordable prices…… Read More

It can be a forgettable moment, one that destroys any popularity you’ve built up with your officemates, or one that propels you to new heights of prestige and fame. I speak of the moment that one of your co-workers receives your present at the office holiday party and unwraps it. For a single instant, all eyes will be on you and your contribution. For better or worse, the contents will define who you are. This gift, then, must be chosen with the perfect balance of style and wit, boldness and subtlety.… Read More