Tech is still largely a boys' club, but women can move up, says one veteran executive. The first step: Be ready to fight for your ideas.Anne Fisher, contributor - Nov 27, 2013 10:31 AM ET
If your project is over budget and behind schedule, do you scrap it and start over, or try to fix it? Here's how to decide, and what comes next.Anne Fisher, contributor - Nov 22, 2013 11:49 AM ET
The rise of mobile work has been a boon to data-recovery companies.
FORTUNE -- Let's suppose you're catching up on some work at home and you accidentally drop your smartphone in your bubble bath. Don't laugh, it could happen: Three-quarters (75%) of Americans with mobile devices admit that they often use them in the bathroom, according to a survey by Sony.
Or say you're traveling. You've got all the data for tomorrow's MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Nov 21, 2013 11:58 AM ET
For those looking to give back to their communities, finding the right fit can mean the difference between advancing worthy causes or simply having a new place to twiddle your thumbs.
By Deena Shanker
FORTUNE -- For many volunteers, the old adage about no good deed going unpunished rings all too true. My own experiences include time wasted as a volunteer youth mentor, attempted animal rescuer, and pro bono attorney, to MORENov 20, 2013 8:48 AM ET
There are plenty of good arguments for working remotely. To persuade a skeptical boss, you'll probably need to use more than one.Anne Fisher, contributor - Nov 15, 2013 1:38 PM ET
If you're taking on too much because you feel guilty when you say no, it's time to start retraining the people around you.Anne Fisher, contributor - Nov 6, 2013 11:43 AM ET
More than 200,000 skilled factory jobs are going begging. A wave of Boomer retirements could make the labor shortage even worse.
FORTUNE -- "Manufacturing has an image problem," says Paul Gerbino, head of industrial-supply trade publishers ThomasNet News. "People think of it as dirty, dark, and low-paying." That stereotype is one reason why companies that make tangible products are struggling to find candidates for about 237,000 job openings. To put that MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Nov 5, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Some people react to stress by shouting at colleagues. If you work for someone like that, here's how to lower the volume.Anne Fisher, contributor - Oct 31, 2013 10:56 AM ET
One reason why so few women and minorities reach senior jobs has to do with a lack of financial incentives for their bosses, a new study suggests.
FORTUNE -- If your employer is typical of big U.S. companies, you may have noticed a pattern. As consumers grow increasingly diverse (with current minorities projected to make up 46% of the population by 2030, and 55% by 2050), recruiting at the entry level MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Oct 30, 2013 12:36 PM ET
The surest route to your next promotion is probably through your boss, but enlisting his or her help can be tricky. Here's what to say.Anne Fisher, contributor - Oct 24, 2013 2:53 PM ET
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