Until we made it official, I had to keep my new love a secret.
Whatever you do, don't be tempted to go without insurance. You don't want an illness or injury to jeopardize all your careful
Social media can definitely come in handy when you're out of work.
Precisely three years ago, I was fired from my job. I'm brought into a conference room with the shades drawn and told that the company no longer needs my services -- that my position is being eliminated, and my tenure expires today. I cry. It's over.
If you're contemplating quitting your job too -- here are some tips that will help you say goodbye with style.
Boost your ego. Getting laid off can be a blow to the ego, even if you weren't singled out. While it's better not to base
It took me longer to find a job than it did to hold one. That was the first thought I had when I learned my company decided to shut down U.S. operations just six months after I started my first full-time position.
Two months later, I celebrated my fortieth birthday in a way I never could have imagined. After years of hard work, sacrifice and a level of organizational commitment that in retrospect was possibly unwarranted, I was an out-of-work single mother of four children.
Huffington Post Reader Question I'm working full time and earning 46k annually. I got married this past spring and then my
On Halloween, The Ford Motor Company fired nearly one hundred factory workers via an automated robocall.
The lesson to be learned here is that nobody is entitled to any job; tomorrow can always be your last day no matter what you think.
"I really was the one who pushed it, because I wanted [my husband] to be happy," Michelle said. "His stress levels were so
Don't assume that your job is safe. In the 21st century, every job is temporary (even CEO). So it's best to be prepared, particularly if your employer feels a little shaky or the work situation has gotten unpleasant.
I went through the first 35 years of my working life having to look up how to spell 'laid off.' For real. It was just one of those brain twerks; to this day, I never type the words 'meditate' or 'environment' right the first time either. But I sure learned how to spell 'laid off.'
I was interested in my job but not inspired by it. I made a good paycheck but was not passionate. I filled a position but not a purpose.
Protect Yourself -- Become Well-Informed Searching for specific kinds of bad news can be the most effective way to uncover
There is nothing like caring for others to take you out of your own head. I cannot bring myself to worry about making rent when I am Spiderman's sidekick (who knew he had one and that she looks just like me?).