Ready for some good news about the executive job market? The uncertainty that weighed down hiring in 2012 is letting up.
FORTUNE -- It's no surprise that demand for leaders with sophisticated tech know-how keeps soaring, but a new study says demand is on the rise for other skills as well.
Ready for some good news about the executive job market? The economic and political uncertainty that weighed down hiring in 2012 is MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Jan 22, 2013 11:47 AM ET
Starting pay has yet to bounce back from the recession.
FORTUNE -- Dear Annie: I read your column about finding a job in a different industry, but I'm looking for a new position in the same business I'm in now, and I have two main concerns. First, you mentioned that candidates should be prepared with intelligent questions. I wish I had asked more probing questions before I took my current job MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Jan 18, 2013 10:41 AM ET
Daniel Mullaney's MBA Project Search offers B-school grads a glimpse into the freelance and consulting worlds outside the confines of their school's career services office.
By Lauren Everitt
(Poets&Quants) -- Daniel Mullaney's family joked that he would wind up pondering the mysteries of life on a mountaintop. He double majored in philosophy and premed at Georgetown University.
While Mullaney didn't exactly end up on the slopes of the Himalayas, his penchant for MOREJan 15, 2013 3:10 PM ET
Most managers have more transferable skills than they may realize, but overcoming a lack of industry experience can be tough. Here's how you can do it.Anne Fisher, contributor - Dec 20, 2012 12:39 PM 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
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
Contrary to a persistent myth, many companies do hire in December. Here are six ways to get on their radar.
FORTUNE -- Dear Annie: Can you settle a bet? A friend of mine who has been out of work for quite a while is planning to take the month of December off from job hunting because he says hiring managers are taking time off, or are distracted by their own holiday preparations, MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Nov 21, 2012 5:00 AM ET
College grads are heading back to school, but not grad school. In some cases, associate's degrees offer more economic bang for their buck than bachelor's degrees. By David KoeppelNov 20, 2012 9:54 AM ET
Asking for a million-dollar salary in jest can actually increase your pay package, according to a recent study. Here's how.
By Karawynn Long
FORTUNE -- There comes a point in every successful job interview when it's time to talk money. The standard advice to job applicants has long been to play it coy.
John Challenger, CEO of outplacement firm Challenger, Gray, and Christmas, urges applicants to "let the employer name a salary MORENov 9, 2012 11:18 AM ET
Long-distance graduate degree programs have proliferated in recent years. Here's how to tell whether an online MBA is the real deal.
FORTUNE -- Dear Annie: I was intrigued by your column about online degree programs, because lately I've been interviewing candidates for a department head position at my company. The people who have held this job before have been MBAs, as are the most promising people I'm considering right now, but MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Nov 9, 2012 11:04 AM ET
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