By Kenrya Rankin Naasel | 07/10/2009 - 09:30
With layoffs knocking down employees like bowling balls gone rogue, the economic outlook seems pretty bleak. But a sucky economy is actually the perfect time to step out on your own. For one thing, you can’t fire yourself! And adversity can spur your energy and creativity, says Marcia Pledger, business columnist for The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer and author of My Biggest Mistake and How I Fixed It: Lessons from the Entrepreneurial Front Lines.
By Dorkys Ramos | 04/14/2009 - 16:30
You might think finding a job nowadays is near impossible and with so many vying for a couple openings, you have good reason to believe so. But you will find one. Here, Juan Morales, managing director of executive search firm Stanton Chase International, tells you how to increase your chances of landing your next big gig!
By Mariela Rosario | 04/10/2009 - 11:00
By Dorkys Ramos | 04/02/2009 - 17:15
The work keeps piling into your inbox and there aren’t enough hours in the day to do it all. Plus, with numerous layoffs at your company, you’ve had to take on more tasks to fill in the gaps left behind. In other words, you're on the brink of a burnout. Here’s how you can step away from the edge and prevent a total meltdown.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/21/2008 - 02:40
Sale signs are popping up like mushrooms these days. So tempting, and yet so treacherous. We asked Lilliana Vazquez, accessories designer, style coordinator for Maxx New York and fashion blogger for cheapchicas.com, for her tips on navigating the clearance rack. Here's what she said:
1. Make a list and stick to it!
By Mariela Rosario | 11/11/2008 - 13:06
Most people try to manage their holiday finances, but when it comes down to purchasing gifts, many times we throw caution to the wind and spend a whole lot more than we planned (or can really afford). Do you even know how much money you blew last year between Thanksgiving, splurging on new holiday outfits and Christmas presents? Bet you have no idea! This year, with the unstable job market and crashing stock exchange, being frugal is more important than ever. Here are some tricks to avoiding digging yourself into a crater-sized hole this holiday season:
By Mariela Rosario | 09/30/2008 - 15:24
UPDATE: A revised version of the Bailout bill was passed by the Senate on Wednesday evening and by the House Friday afternoon. President Bush signed the bill into law almost as soon as it was passed.