Know The Warning Signs Of A Job Scam

If you’ve been looking for a job, you’ve seen ads that offer great pay for entry level positions. Lots of scams exist out there, and one way to detect a scammer is by paying attention to who does the talking at a job interview.

Rally A Team Together By Giving Them A Narrow Focus

Getting a group of people to work together or generate ideas is never a simple task. One of the best ways to get everyone on the same page is to give them only one or two directions to choose from.

Use The '70% Rule' To Know When To Delegate Tasks

Many of us believe “if you want a job done right, do it yourself” — but we don’t always have the time to do it ourselves. If someone can do the job 70% right, it’s a prime task for delegation.

Ask For A Precise, Short Amount Of Time To Meet A Busy Person

When you need to set up a meeting with a busy person, asking to go out for a coffee or lunch usually won’t work. You have a better chance if you promise to keep your request to a short amount of time.

The Three-Step Guide To Finding Satisfaction At Work

Many people struggle to find joy at work, but if you’re proactive, you can grow to find more satisfaction and fulfilment with what you do. Here are three steps that can help you adjust your career, and with some luck, come to love your work.

LinkedIn's Resume Builder Makes A Resume From Your Profile

We’ve all used LinkedIn as an online resume, but a new feature creates a traditional paper resume for you by compiling information from your profile.

Set Up A Holiday Email Address To Avoid Work While You're Away

When we’re on holiday, many of us find it difficult to avoid all email. We need to check email for flight delays and hotel confirmations, but that also exposes us to work emails that can ruin our mood. Set up a holiday-only email to stay in touch and avoid stress.

The Eight Most Common Traits Of Successful People

Not every successful person gets successful the same way, but they all may still have some traits in common. Here are eight traits that most successful people have as determined by years of research.

Start A Side Gig By Appealing To Your Employer's Interests

Moonlighting is a great way to earn extra income when you already have a full-time job. But it’s not always easy, especially if it gets in the way of your time at work. The Wall Street Journal offers an interesting solution: align your side gig with your employer’s interests.

Ask LH: Should I Fake Interest In A Job Interview?

Hi Lifehacker, I have a simple question about job interviews: what if I am not interested in the job? Suppose I’m just doing it for the money? Do I have to fake interest/motivation?