The St. Louis Cardinals' mental fitness coach explains how to boost your brain's performance. Plus, new research on making resolutions stick.Anne Fisher, contributor - Jan 2, 2013 10:44 AM ET
If some of the things you've been asked in job interviews lately have struck you as kind of peculiar, cheer up. It's not you, it's them.
FORTUNE -- "Are you a nerd?" "Can you dance?" "If you were a doughnut, what kind would you be?" When talent management consultants Development Dimensions International quizzed more than 2,000 newly hired employees about strange questions they had fielded in job interviews, the researchers got MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Dec 19, 2012 11:44 AM ET
As fewer students apply for and enroll in the nation's law schools, some are calling for significant changes to the legal education system to match a changing job market.
By Elizabeth G. Olson
FORTUNE -- Students are opting out of the law school entrance exam in significant numbers as they confront a scarcity of law jobs and the prospect of staggering debt loads. While some law schools are trimming back class MOREDec 18, 2012 9:26 AM ET
A lawsuit that raised this issue has been settled out of court, leaving a couple of questions unanswered.
FORTUNE -- Around this time last year, you may recall, the blogosphere was buzzing over the curious case of PhoneDog LLC v. Kravitz. The mobile device and app review site sued former employee Noah Kravitz in federal court, claiming that, when Kravitz quit and took 17,000 Twitter followers with him, he was in MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Dec 13, 2012 12:08 PM ET
Whether it's ambition or addiction, professionally successful types have taken to endurance sports in a very big way in recent years. By Laura VanderkamDec 11, 2012 2:16 PM ET
Bonuses at many companies this year are likely to be lackluster. Next year is looking even tougher. By Anne FisherAnne Fisher, contributor - Dec 5, 2012 10:38 AM ET
Hiring managers at elite consulting and law firms tend to lower the technical bar for candidates with common backgrounds and interests over more intelligent prospects, according to new research. By Vickie ElmerNov 29, 2012 11:04 AM ET
A scant 5% of workers in a new poll want to socialize with colleagues this holiday season, while 73% say they'd rather get a bonus. By Anne FisherAnne Fisher, contributor - Nov 28, 2012 12:19 PM ET
Many freelancers' incomes are on the rise and they expect good things for 2013, according to a recent survey. A look at the ups and downs of this trend.
By Gary M. Stern
FORTUNE -- More and more, it seems the early 21st century will be marked as the beginning -- or return, as the case may be -- of the era of the American freelancer.
A September survey of over 3,000 MORENov 27, 2012 11:59 AM ET
Bosses may think they're showing gratitude to their staff, but more often than not, those thanks are not heard or believed. How to bridge the gratitude gap. By Katherine Reynolds LewisNov 21, 2012 10:36 AM ET
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