Kathy Landin is a freelance internet pop-culture junkie (and web video producer). For a brief time in 2011, she was THIS close to being Charlie Sheen's social media intern for the summer. She's blogged for local TV stations, anonymous dating adventures and stupid advice columns. Mostly she entertains herself by practicing the fine art of idiocy, which you can watch in Kathy Landin's "I'm an Idiot" Show. Or, if you have a short attention span, get 140 characters of idiocy on Twitter.
Recruiter Interview vs. Hiring-Manager Interview — What’s the Difference?
If you’re going to be interviewing for a job anytime soon, you’ll likely be interviewing with either a recruiter or a hiring manager. It may seem semantic, but there are real differences between a recruiter interview and a hiring-manager interview, and you should prep…
What Questions Should You NOT Ask During a Job Interview?
You already know that you should take advantage of your opportunity to ask questions during an interview, but if you really want the job, there are also questions you should definitely avoid asking.
What Questions Should You Ask During a Job Interview?
Any recruiter or career coach will tell you that it is always a good idea to ask questions when you’re being interviewed for a job. But which questions?
How to Say No to Your Boss Without Getting Fired
Sometimes it’s okay to say no to your boss. But knowing when it's an appropriate time can be tricky, and doing it requires some tact.
7 High-Paying Jobs You Can Get Without a Degree
Increasingly, people are learning that a four-year college education doesn’t always pay. You can spend upwards of $100,000 to get some letters after your name and still end up jobless, or in a job that doesn’t pay enough to cover your school loan payments. That’s probably why nearly 70 percent of th…
5 Simple Tricks to Go From Job Interview to Employee
Getting a job is a lot of work. For the most part, an active job search is a full-time job. You put in a lot of effort and time to improve your resume, make sure it’s visible online, make good connections in your network and finally get an interview. But the work doesn&CloseCurlyQuot…
5 Ways to Telecommute Successfully and Productively
Telecommuting comes with numerous tangible benefits (no more traffic jams, no more dress code, you can pet your dog whenever you want), but it can be a minefield when it comes to staying productive and keeping your manager happy with your job.
How to Make Your Boss Look Good (Without Being a Suck-Up)
Making your boss look good—even though you may hate the idea of doing it—is a really good idea.
10 Ways to Give Your Kids a Boost by Helping Them Study Better
When your kids go back to school, it’s almost like you go back to school, too. Teachers and childhood development professionals agree that when a child’s parents are involved in his education, he learns more and gets better grades. That means, you have just as big a r…
5 Handy and Important Meeting Etiquette Tips
It seems like proper meeting etiquette should be obvious, but based on the number of workers who believe their time is wasted in meetings every day, we could probably all use a little refresher course on what exactly comprises good meeting etiquette.
The Best Sites to Post Your Resume
Being in the market for a new job means posting your résumé online. This seems like obvious information, but if you haven’t yet posted your résumé anywhere, stop reading this and get it up on the Web as soon as possible. Or, better yet, finish reading…
5 Ways to Turn Down a Job Offer Without Burning a Bridge
You are one of the lucky ones. You’ve done your networking, polished your résumé, honed your interview skills, and you are now deciding between more than one job offer. This is the best news ever. Except, now you have to turn someone down.