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No, YOU'RE Acting Dump!

Again, my previous post on "wolves" in Paris has incited lively feedback from a wolf enthusiast somewhere in the world. I must share this one...

By Tory Hoen on 2/20/09

Top 10 Ways to Stay Unemployed

If there's one thing this economic meltdown has taught us, it's that—at least for the time being—foolishness will not be tolerated. America is ushering in a "new age of responsibility," so employers are theoretically cracking down on clowns who think...

By Christopher Schonberger on 2/19/09

The Refrigerator Lock

Thieves suck. They suck even more when they’re your roommate. And they suck the most when they repeatedly steal your food from the fridge (even if the food isn't expensive, it's the principle of it all). Well – fret no longer...

By Joan Mitchell on 2/17/09

Loulé Shrimp

Back when I was a little rascal nipping at my mother's heels, I was lucky enough to go on a family trip to Portugal....

By Christopher Schonberger on 2/18/09

30 in 30: Loose Ends

Alas, we've come to the end of the road. With 29 tips down, this is the last day of Gradspot's job-hunting bonanza. We hope you've been able to super-charge your own job-hunt, and we wish you the best of luck going forward...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 2/16/09

Happy Valentine's Day, GSpotters!

Tomorrow, "GSpot" takes on a whole new meaning. Why? Because it's Valentine's Day: a day on which single people feel lonely and depressed, people in committed relationship wonder what on earth they are thinking being in a committed relationship, and tons of fools waste money on prixe fixe meals...

By Christopher Schonberger on 2/13/09

30 in 30: This Is Only the Beginning of Your Career

Remember that while starting a first job can feel like a permanent decision, it is really just the beginning of a (very) long working life. Take it seriously, but don’t lose sight of the fact that you’re still young and have relatively little experience. Or the fact that we're in a recession and the job market is tight. ...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 2/13/09

Facebook Privacy Settings For Dummies

As we've discussed in our 30 in 30 job hunt series, cleaning up your Facebook profile is a key career move in this age of HR snoops and mid-life crisis-plagued bosses. But how do you actually change your privacy settings?...

By Sarah Collins on 2/13/09

30 in 30: "What's Your Greatest Weakness?"

You will almost always be asked this question, because everyone in the world mistakenly thinks it’s revealing, when in fact it is not at all. Most interviewees pursue the same tactic (as you should, too): take an apparent weakness and then flip it to seem more like a strength...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 2/12/09

Video: I Hate My Job

Cam'ron Giles, best known for hits like "Hey Ma" and "Oh Boy," has been largely AWOL of late, but he popped up out of nowhere last week to capture the zeitgeist of a nation of troubled job-hunters (and disgruntled workers). The result? Jam o' the month! (NSFW.) ...

By Christopher Schonberger on 2/12/09
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