Why “Do What You Love” Is Awful Advice

A Basic Human Need Advice about work and life is inherently full of annoying platitudes that people bandy around to make themselves feel intelligent, wise, and in general better about their own decisions. Oftentimes, when people dispense advice the last person they’re concerned about is the person they’re talking to. It’s just the way human… Read More

US Employers’ War on the Poor Loses Major Battle

Entire generations of Americans, and their children, are about to benefit from a new law recently passed in New York City. (Actually, when it comes to protecting Gotham workers, NYC is killing it.) This new law makes it illegal for prospective employers, recruiters, companies, and businesses to ask NYC job seekers about their current or… Read More

Monster.com’s November Surprise: A Glimpse into How Digital Ruined the Job Search Process

Monster’s November Surprise It’s probably not what Monster expected. The article titled “100 Companies Making Big Hires in November” sounds so positive, hopeful, and optimistic. The list of companies hiring this month is quite impressive and includes juggernauts from Amazon and AT&T to Home Depot and State Farm. Bad Jobs Are Terrible, But So Is… Read More