At Work / Business

Sabbaticals Must Be Productive to Further Career

Q: I worked for 10 years as a project manager and then took a four-year sabbatical to travel internationally. I am trying to return as a project engineer in my industry, and I've gotten negative feedback, because of my time off work. I'm ...

Office Worker-College Dropout Lost in What to Do

Q: After two years of college, I took an office job that required someone with computer skills who was also a good communicator. I think I got the job because I am extremely articulate, even though I'm confused as to my goals in life. I didn't ...

New Worker Confused by Hiring Manager Demotion

Q: I was hired by the department manager, who seemed like a good guy. Several months later, he was demoted, and the job was turned into a joint position held by three people. It hardly seems fair to me. I know I am new, but I feel a sense of ...

Successful Interviews Are Not for the Naive

Q: I am a professional woman who works directly for a respected partner in a firm. This partner is obsessive about everything -- especially the results she gets when she asks others to research her questions. She doubts the results are accurate,...

American Indians Grace the Newest US Buck

There's something comforting about things being constant. Take summertime. For many, that means camp and vacations. Within those there is another constant -- American Indians.

Think about it. There isn't a place in the U.S. that wasn't once ...