Having a baby soon? Learn how to maximize your benefits when taking time off from work.
Whether you’re thinking about having a baby or simply curious about the distant future – what’s the deal with maternity leave? Federal law requires your employer to give you at least 12 weeks off, but it only mandates unpaid leave. Read more
You feel you deserve a higher salary but should you ask for a raise? Let’s look at the facts: You’re long overdue for a raise. Your boss hasn’t exactly been forthcoming with one. Clearly, sitting around and waiting for your boss to give you a raise hasn’t worked so far. What are you waiting for? Read more
If you’ve been cooling your heels in the same job for a few years, waiting for the economy to rebound, you’re not alone, says Joel Garfinkle, the author of Getting Ahead and a career coach in Oakland. Happily, financial indicators have been ticking up – meaning it’s time to make a play for the position you want. Not sure how to do it? Try this step-by-step plan. Read more
Introducing the 2013 winners of the AARP Best Employers for Workers Over 50 award, cosponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management, a biennial program that recognizes employers with exemplary practices for recruiting and retaining mature workers. Read more