Most Popular Career Posts Of 2014

From finding a job to nabbing the best salary, we’ve offered plenty of advice to improve your work situation. These are the 10 most popular career posts from Lifehacker in 2014.


Make A Good First Impression By Saying Who You Help, Not What You Do

When you meet someone for the first time, either in a business or social setting, the question of what you do for a living is guaranteed to come up. You can make strong, lasting impressions by answering that question just a little differently.


Become A Better Leader By Thinking Like Swiss Cheese

Leadership is as much about knowing your weaknesses as it is about knowing your strengths. By knowing where your weak spots are and how to fill those gaps, you can truly become an effective leader.


How To Create Your Own iOS Apps And Extensions With Workflow

Workflow is a new app for iOS where you can create your own little micro apps that can instantly search for directions home, find the nearest pizza joint, search for lyrics to the currently playing song and more. The best part? Workflow is super easy to use. Let’s dig into how it works and learn how to make your own workflows.


Set Expectations When Returning To Work After A Personal Crisis

Your job will gives you leave to grieve after a personal crisis, like a divorce or death of a loved one, but you might return to work still feeling emotional. Be upfront with your boss and colleagues about whether you can handle talking about your situation.


Why Facebook And Google Have A Moral Duty To Stop Online Abuse

It’s the stuff of nightmares: your intimate images are leaked and posted online by somebody you thought you could trust. But in Australia, victims often have no real legal remedy for this kind of abuse.


Kogan Attracts Phishing Spam Now

This is a very perverse kind of compliment: Australian online retailer Kogan is evidently now well-known enough for cyber-criminals to use it as bait in phishing emails.


The Most In-Demand IT Pro Roles In Australia

Looking for a new job or thinking about retraining? LinkedIn has analysed activity by members to identify the most sought-after skills in Australia, and the list is utterly dominated by IT roles.


Why Crossy Road's Developers Launched On Android Through Amazon

Australian-developed game Crossy Road has been a massive hit on iOS, with over 10 million downloads so far. The game has been released for Android this week, but unusually, it will initially only be available on Amazon’s App Store. Why did the developers go down that path?


How To Futureproof Your Career With The Skills That Matter

The job market can be scary, but you can increase your odds of staying employed with skills that stand the test of time. Here’s how to find and develop futureproof skills so you can keep the money rolling in, no matter what happens.