Organizational strategies can improve life at home, too.Mar 14, 2013 11:24 AM ET
Engineering and tech are the last bastions of gender imbalance in the workplace, but it doesn't have to be that way, says one female engineer.Anne Fisher, contributor - Mar 11, 2013 12:23 PM ET
Changing jobs every couple of years used to be a red flag to prospective employers. It's less so now, as long as your resume tells a clear story.Anne Fisher, contributor - Mar 7, 2013 11:55 AM ET
Everybody knows that you can never have too much of some qualities, like creativity or excellence. A new book says everybody's wrong.
FORTUNE -- If you've been working for a while, odds are that you've noticed a paradox: The very same traits that make some people successful (up to a point) can backfire if carried too far. Maybe it's a boss who's so intent on treating everyone fairly that she rewards MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Mar 6, 2013 10:51 AM ET
Butlers today work at private homes, resorts, and in consulting roles that look only a little like those portrayed in television shows like Downton Abbey.
By Vickie Elmer
FORTUNE -- When Allan Miller started as a butler 25 years ago he had no idea what he was getting into. Now, when he talks to students about his career as a butler or estate manager, they have no idea his job even MOREMar 4, 2013 12:45 PM ET
In a ferociously competitive entry-level job market, two top employers of new college grads reveal what recruiters are really looking for.
FORTUNE -- Dear Annie: I'll be graduating from college at the end of May, and although I've had interesting conversations with campus recruiters at a career fair and been interviewed afterwards by four of them, I haven't gotten a job offer yet. I know that each of the companies I'd MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Mar 1, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Dipping into their 401(k)s - if they have one - while they're still working may mean some Baby Boomers will have to scrimp in retirement, says a new study.
FORTUNE -- Back in the good old days when most full-time employees were covered by a defined-benefit pension plan, one thing was certain: You couldn't get your mitts on the money until you actually retired. But now that we're all in charge MOREFeb 27, 2013 8:00 AM ET
With a few exceptions, it's perfectly legal to fire someone for reasons that seem unfair (or even crazy), or for no reason at all.Anne Fisher, contributor - Feb 22, 2013 11:40 AM ET
Ever work for someone you swore you'd never be like? Here's what one tech CEO learned from his worst bosses.Anne Fisher, contributor - Feb 21, 2013 10:35 AM ET
"Would you go on a date with me?" and "Could I get a pay advance?" are among the most, um, memorable questions interviewers have heard.Anne Fisher, contributor - Feb 15, 2013 11:41 AM ET
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