5 career questions — Sarah Landrum of Punched Clocks


I’m starting a new occasional series where I ask five questions of other work/job/employment writers I respect out there on the web. I’m very happy to present this first interview with Sarah Landrum of Punched Clocks, a new site that has some great advice for work. Here are the questions: In your original About page, […]

3 Reasons you should consider a Career in Consulting


The sad reality is that most people are unhappy with their jobs. The top reason most are unhappy is they find it unfulfilling. Everyday they go to the same place, work on the same activities, with the same people. What can start as excitement can quickly fade into monotony. For those that are looking for […]

Endurance, not passion, drives strong careers


It’s almost a foregone conclusion that you should “follow your passion” in your work life. You’ll find yourself much more engaged in your work, people say, you’ll enjoy your work more, and be all-around more happy about your work situation. All that makes sense, of course. While passion is great, I’d disagree that it is […]

Cube Rules Links, Saturday, February 28, 2015

Cube Rules Links

Grab some coffee and take a look at what I’ve been saving up for you this week: Declaring Evernote bankruptcy You know how you get overwhelmed by a thousand emails in your email box? Then you simply decide to delete all of them, read or not, to get back to zero? That’s email bankruptcy. But […]

Cube Rules Links February 21, 2015

Cube Rules Links

Here’s what I’ve been saving up for you for the weekend. Go get a cup of coffee and check them out: Road warriors all have their favorite travel apps Christine Kane takes a look at her five favorite travel apps that you’ll actually use. How to show employees love Last weekend was Valentine’s Day and […]

Cube Rules Links, Friday, February 6, 2015

Cube Rules Links

Here’s what I’ve saved up from the career Internet for you this week: Glassdoor blog takes a look at how to pick your job references It’s an important subject: 5 tips to choose your best job references LinkedIn is the 800-pound elephant in the room — or is it? MarketWatch takes a hard look at […]

Cube Rules Links, January 30, 2015

Cube Rules Links

  Here’s what I’ve been saving up for you for the weekend: Believe in yourself! Jason Alba at JibberJobber.com notes that when we look for a job — especially after a layoff — we have to deal with relentless rejection. It’s true. His advice? “If you are that good, OWN IT!  Believe in yourself!” Yeah. […]