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WORKING: The Pendulum Swing - Labor Shortages Coming Soon?

Some economists say the United States is facing a labor shortage in the next 10 to 15 years, in part because there’s about to be a mass exodus in the workforce as baby boomers finally retire. That’s...

May 12, 2014

WORKING: Forget Your Resume - Where's Your Website?

More and more career advisers say job-seekers need a personal website to stand out—the standard resume just isn’t enough anymore. The argument is that having a unique website dedicated to a job-...

April 21, 2014

WORKING: Sharing Employees' Salaries Might Make Them Work Harder

Ever wonder what your co-workers take home every payday? Though many workplaces forbid talking about that, new research suggests being open about pay actually makes people work harder. It may sound...

April 14, 2014

WORKING: Why Young College Grads Can't Find Work

About one in five young people in Georgia—ages 16 to 24—is out of work. For people in their early 20s, the numbers are even worse at close to 40 percent. Workplace and career expert Brandon Smith...

April 7, 2014

WORKING: Making Weekends Work Doesn't Mean Working On The Weekends

People who are considered successful don’t just use the work week to get ahead. Many use their weekends, too. But maybe not in the way you think. “What these people realize is, life is like a report...

March 31, 2014

WORKING: Good Buddies, Good Business Partners?

Going into business with a friend sounds like a great idea. You already get along. You probably think a lot alike. And you likely have similar interests. It can be a great idea, if you start off on...

March 24, 2014

WORKING: Leaving Too Soon?

Sometimes people take a job and then realize pretty quickly it was a mistake. Sometimes new career opportunities are too good to pass up—even if you’ve only been in your current position for a few...

March 17, 2014

WORKING: The Limits Of Online Connections

Have you heard about Kelly Blazek? If you don’t know the name, the story is probably familiar. Here’s how she responded to a LinkedIn invitation to connect recently: "Your invite to connect is...

March 10, 2014

WORKING: When Your Boss Doesn't Like You, What Do You Do?

When your boss doesn’t like you, one of things he or she will probably do is spend less time with you. To turn things around, though, you HAVE to spend time together. “You can’t change that [negative...

March 3, 2014

WORKING: Signs Your Boss Doesn't Like You

Judging by the questions he’s asked all the time, our Working guy Brandon Smith says a lot of people seem to think their boss just doesn’t like them. And the truth is, lots of them are right, he said...

February 24, 2014