Job Search

Create a job providing personal services

The 20th century’s demand for knowledge workers is giving way to an increasing need for "service workers" in the 21st century.

Losing a Job

Layoffs and unemployment can lead to new beginnings

Unemployment can be a blessing in disguise. Regardless of age or occupation, people who have positive attitudes, re-evaluate goals, and work hard, usually become stronger, wiser, and fully employed.

Starting a New Job

From Secretary to Virtual Assistant and Personal Concierge

With the rise of the Internet, there have been growing opportunities for those who want to provide "virtual assistant" services for busy people and companies.

Job Termination

How not to quit a job

If you do decide it’s time to move on from your current position, it may be tempting to leave in a blaze of glory, but you may regret doing anything dramatic or inappropriate.

Time Management

Jobboom poll: Where oh where to start?

You have calls to return. Emails to answer. A report to complete. A coworker to meet with. And a desk littered with reminder notes. And it’s only 9 a.m.! What step would you take first?

Changing Careers

Create a job providing personal services

The 20th century’s demand for knowledge workers is giving way to an increasing need for "service workers" in the 21st century.

Workplace Issues

Perfect your memory for names

Remembering names is an appreciated courtesy you can extend to everyone at work and elsewhere. You’ll gain respect, popularity, and networking skills.