Job & Career

5 Interview Mistakes That Could Cost You the Job

Your handshake is firm, your eye contact is exceptional, and your thank-you notes are the perfect mix of professionalism and personality. But hold on: Are you bringing in a Big Gulp?! Experts share the less obvious uh-ohs that could derail your chances.    

How to Get Back Into the Workforce

Whether you’ve been home raising kids, on furlough due to downsizing, or out for family issues, Jennifer Gefsky, a cofounder of Après, a company specializing in career transitions, has smart strategies for coming back strong.

10 Things You Need In Your Office “Emergency” Kit

With these items on hand at work, you’ll be able to avoid a fashion faux pas and fend off unexpected discomfort.

Kirsten Gillibrand On Why She Hates the Phrase ‘Having It All’

The Senator from New York opens up about appearance, sexism and how competitive sports helped her succeed

These Are the Best Places to Live If You’re a Working Mom

Upside? The work-life balance. Downside? It’s cold.

One Big Interviewing Mistake You Should Try to Avoid

New research says this can affect the way a potential employer looks at you—and how you look at the job.

7 Out of Office Messages We Wish We Could Use

“I’m out of the office and I’m purposely ignoring your emails.”

Dear Mr. Putin: Here’s Why You Should Help Save My Beloved BlackBerry

Perhaps it’s too much to ask, but I’m hoping that somehow, some way, the Russians can save my BlackBerry.