Articles by Terri Williams


The 10 Most Bizarre Late-To-Work Excuses

Usually, when employees are late to work, excuses include oversleeping or getting caught in traffic. However, according to a CareerBuilder survey published in January 2015, some employees are getting ...

Job & Salaries

10 High-Paying Careers For People Who Hate School

Some people love school so much they could be considered professional students. They may get a bachelor’s degree, and then a master’s degree, and then another master’s degree, and then a Ph.D. and then they start the process all over again.

Job & Salaries

The Highest Paying Jobs of 2015

The average American worker earns a median annual wage of $34,750, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. It doesn’t sound like a lot of money, especially when you consider that in August 2014, th...


The 10 Most Ethical Professions

How does the public choose the most ethical professions? It’s based largely on perceived notions of honesty and integrity. Some people form opinions as a result of personal experiences. However, some ...


10 Of The Least Ethical Professions

This is not the type of top 10 list that most people want to land on. Whether you chose your profession out of passion, happened upon it by accident, or you were pushed into it by necessity, at the en...


10 Of The Most Ridiculous Boss Requests

Bosses who ask employees to perform strange tasks are more likely to receive low or barely passing scores from these workers,  according to a recent CareerBuilder survey.  Twenty-two percent of worker...


10 Ridiculous Resume Lies

It’s a tough job market, and more than one applicant has felt the pressure to “embellish” their work history, education, or accomplishments in an attempt to stand out. In fact, there has been a post-r...


The 10 Jobs American Workers Fear the Most

You might think that American workers are most fearful of handling snakes, swimming in shark-infested waters, or handling combustible materials. But as usual, we’re an unpredictable bunch, and our fea...


10 Of The Most Ridiculous Reasons For Calling In Sick

Calling in sick – it’s always a sticky situation. Aside from documents verifying a visit to a doctor’s office, it’s usually hard, if not impossible, to prove if a worker has a legitimate medical reason for an unscheduled work absence.


10 Professions In Which Hangovers Can Kill

You may already know that at least 10 percent of U.S. employees have reported to work high on weed, according to a survey conducted by Mashable. Another 50 percent have gone to work when they had a ha...


The Top 10 Germiest Public Places And Objects

The rise in deadly Ebola virus cases and the increase of a mysterious respiratory illness striking children has served to put people on high alert regarding the spread of disease-causing germs. And fo...


Illegal Job Interview Questions, Part 2

Hey, You Can’t Ask Me That! 4 Illegal Job Interview Questions, Part 1 covered marriage and family questions, age-related questions, nationality questions, and disability questions. However, there’s ju...


6 'Healthy' Foods That Are Actually Unhealthy

You’re trying to eat healthy – but it’s a challenge. “Bad” foods taste so good, whereas the healthy foods usually aren’t that appealing to your taste buds. Unfortunately, “If it tastes good, it must b...


How To Search For A New Job Without Being Fired

It’s a delicate balancing act. You need to search for a new job. However, you don’t want your current employer to know that you’re thinking of jumping ship. This is understandable, since your employer...


6 Signs You Wouldn't Be A Good Manager

At some point in your career, you will have a bad manager.  Sometimes, you may have more than one bad manager. And everyone in the organization usually knows who the bad managers are. Everyone except ...

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