Work & Career

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Funny Cartoon: Behind the Scenes of a Conference Call…

Here's what's really going on when you're on the phone with others. >>

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7 Reasons Your Password Security Is Weak

You may feel like your password is safe because it uses letters, numbers, and an ampersand, but… >>

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How to Get Happy Now With Your “Bliss List”

Author of our new book, The Bliss List, life coach J.P. Hansen, guides you through the six simple… >>

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These High-Paying Jobs Are Definitely Not for Everyone

While these high-paying jobs definitely aren't typical, those who have them claim they're worth the… >>

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Mind-Blowing Job Perks You Wish You Got Too

Quit your job now. Apply for these new ones. Let the insane rewards begin. Here, perks to fit your… >>

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13 People With Cool Jobs Answer Questions About Their Work

People flock to Reddit's "Ask Me Anything" board to quiz everyday people on their cool jobs, like… >>

50 Bad Bosses You'd Never Want to Work For
50 Bad Bosses You’d Never Want to Work For

We asked Rainn Wilson from The Office to help judge your worst boss stories. Whether you laugh in… >>

4 Genius Ways Real People Are Getting Hired
4 Genius Ways Real People Are Getting Hired

How these innovative seekers got their job application out of the "no" pile. >>

8 Easy Ways to Never Be Late Again
8 Easy Ways to Never Be Late Again

Punctually challenged or trying to reform someone who is? Figuring out your time-sucking triggers… >>

5 Secrets to Working Healthy Without Leaving Your Desk
5 Secrets to Working Healthy Without Leaving Your Desk

After we published a post on the $22 standing desk that can pretty much save your life, I was… >>

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Perfect Timing: How to Make the Most of the Day

From when to send e-mail, sell something on ebay, or make a baby, find out how to best use your 24… >>

App Turns Chores Into an Adventure—Seriously
App Turns Chores Into an Adventure—Seriously

Some might say that the completion of worthwhile chores is a reward unto itself, but now there's an… >>

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Trouble Sleeping? Turn Off Your Gadgets!

If you're a social media junkie like me, that hour before bed signals quality time with a… >>

Whip-Smart Career Advice from a <i>Cosmo</i> Editor
Whip-Smart Career Advice from a Cosmo Editor

Years ago, I worked for Kate White, who soon went on to her long, successful run as editor-in-chief… >>

3 Artsy Websites for Your Next Work Break
3 Artsy Websites for Your Next Work Break

If your workday is anything like mine, you're reading nonstop—online news, email, text messages… >>

Is HR Giving You the Love? See: Google, Netflix, Others
Is HR Giving You the Love? See: Google, Netflix, Others

Image Courtesy: © George Doyle/Stockbyte/Thinkstock With the world’s economy all but… >>

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13 Lessons They Didn’t Teach You in School

After earning a Ph.D in neuroscience from UCLA, actress Mayim Bialik shares her learning strategies… >>

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More Efforts to Help Veterans at Work

A new effort from TiVo, the media company famous for pioneering DVR, is looking to help war… >>

Women on Fire! This Week's Hottest Story
Women on Fire! This Week’s Hottest Story

The Most Surprising Story to Go Viral This Week: The Atlantic magazine's "Why Women Still Can't… >>

6 Oddball Moneymaking Tricks
6 Oddball Moneymaking Tricks

From batteries to salaries, see six quirky ways to save or make more money with very little effort. >>