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4 Signs You Should Fix Your Job Instead of Quitting

You’ve surely seen the articles floating around the web that list signs that you should quit your job immediately (and if you haven’t, you can read them here, here, and here). When you’re stuck in a job you hate, it’s easy to look to those articles, see truth in every sign listed, The Daily Muse


Business News

US close higher for second week; GE soars on deal news
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks advanced Friday, capping off a second straight weekly advance for the market. Investors were encouraged by the latest corporate deal news, that General Electric would be selling its long-struggling lending business. Investors are turning their (more »)

Career Development

This Strategy Makes Your Career Benefit—From Someone Else's Success
The Daily Muse
Glamour Magazine just named one of my co-workers at The Muse, Lily Herman, as one of its Top 10 College Women of 2015. In the past, I probably would’ve been a little jealous (okay, a lot). However, as I explained in this article, my jealous tendencies went away when I discovered how to take (more »)

Business News

Walgreens aims to close about 200 US stores
The Associated Press
Walgreens will shutter about 200 U.S. stores as part of an expanded cost reduction push, but the nation's largest drugstore chain has no plans to shrink in the wake of its combination with European health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots. The Deerfield, Illinois, company (more »)

Career Development

How to Change Your Reputation at the Office
The Daily Muse
In the March 2015 issue of Elle , Katy Perry described celebrities as “characters.” “…Taylor’s the sweetheart. Kanye’s the villain. That’s the narrative.” Even if no one in your office has Grammy awards on his or her bookshelf odds are, you (and your (more »)

Business News

Obama rallies support for job training over tax cuts
The Associated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. can't afford tax cuts for the rich while cutting job training programs for young people. Obama laid out his argument Thursday at a Louisville, Kentucky-based tech company that's participating in a jobs initiative (more »)

Career Development

3 Ways to Make a Name for Yourself in a New Industry
The Daily Muse
You’ve lost that loving feeling with your career. Maybe you’ve accomplished everything you set out to do in your position and the luster is no longer there, or maybe you’ve always dreamed of doing something drastically different with your life. In any case, you don’t feel engaged with or challenged (more »)

Interviewing

How To Interview For Cultural Fit
Business2Community
How To Interview For Cultural Fit Zombie survival as an HR strategy? Sort of. The Walking Dead , AMC’s award-winning zombie survival series, just wrapped up its fifth season. According to ratings, it’s the most-watched show in cable television history. The franchise has become so popular, compelling (more »)

Job Search Advice

Find Your Passion: Achieve Your Dream Career
Business2Community
Listen to any mega-successful person, and you’ll hear them talk about having passion in their work. But what if you’re not sure what your passion is? My passion eluded me for a long time. But I finally took an inventory of my life and where I wanted to go and discovered it (actually I have several). (more »)

Interviewing

How to Recover From Arriving Late for an Interview
The Daily Muse
George Bernard Shaw once said, “Better never than late.” So, by the Irish playwright’s logic, if you’re suddenly waylaid en route to an interview, are you better off just turning around and heading home? Or, can you finesse your way back into the interviewer’s good graces (more »)

Job Search Advice

How to Tell Your New Hire is Ready for Real Responsibility
Business2Community
Hiring and training a new employee is only the beginning of your work relationship: You have to manage her, too. But there isn’t a one-size-fits-all managing style, and not all employees are ready for responsibility at the same pace.So how do you know when your new hire is ready for a real workload? (more »)

Interviewing

Why Traditional Recruiting Methods Fail
Business2Community
The amount of time, effort and frustration companies go through to find reliable, intelligent recruiting assistance is astronomical.Over the years, the majority of hiring companies bounce from one recruitment company to another, unable to gauge the real reason behind their inability to find effective (more »)

Job Search Advice

Whaaa? Playing Cards Against Humanity Can Help You Get a Job
The Daily Muse
Unless you’ve been living on someone’s couch—or maybe because you have been—you’ve heard of Cards Against Humanity, the fill-in-the-blank game with a dark twist. Think Apples to Apples for people with a crude, rude, socially unacceptable sense of humor. While it’s anything but HR-friendly, Cards Against (more »)

Personal Finance

The 5 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Planning For Retirement
Huffington Post
When it comes to retirement planning, most of us behave like teenagers. You know that sense of immortality that teens have? Yeah, well, that's us with retirement. Fully blinded by our carpe diem glasses, we are too busy living in the moment to think about what happens when we no longer have a weekly (more »)

Tech News

Hackers keep trying new targets in search of easy data
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The health care sector has become the hot target for hackers in recent months, according to researchers at Symantec, a leading cybersecurity company that says it's also seeing big increases in "spear-phishing," ''ransomware" and efforts to exploit newly discovered (more »)

Personal Finance

How to Become More Successful at Saving Your Money
Business2Community
Few people save enough money to maintain a reasonable level of financial security. Many seniors need to continue to work well into their golden years to make ends meet. Adopting effective habits can make saving money a great deal easier. A few small changes may be all you need to have a financially (more »)

Tech News

Online excitement but no long lines for Apple Watch debut
The Associated Press
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — An online rush replaced the traditional overnight queues outside Apple stores Friday as the iconic tech company began taking orders and letting shoppers get their hands on its much-vaunted smartwatch for the first time. Eager customers placed online (more »)

Personal Finance

There Are 22 U.S. Cities Where Women Actually Earn More Than Men
Huffington Post
Across most of the U.S., women make less than men. But 22 American cities actually buck that trend. In Inglewood, California, for example, women make $1.20 for every dollar a man makes, according to a new analysis of full-time median income by the personal-finance site NerdWallet. That's a far better (more »)

Tech News

Bill Gates Urges 40-Year-Old Microsoft To Look Ahead
Huffington Post
Microsoft turned 40 on Saturday. To mark the milestone, co-founder Bill Gates sent a letter on Friday to the company’s employees, urging them to stay focused on future products. “I am thinking much more about Microsoft’s future than its past,” he wrote. “I believe computing will evolve faster in the (more »)


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