Career on Townhall

Nicole Bailey - Tue Nov 12

In his second term, President Obama is still passing up long-time career diplomats and nominating his biggest donors for coveted ambassadorships. His second-term nominations so far raised more than $16 million for his campaigns and inaugurations. ... more

Nicole Bailey - Tue Oct 29

Inside Higher Ed revealed the findings of a new survey that shows just how flawed the education system is in America today. Half of college students say they are prepared for the workplace, but hiring managers completely disagree. ... more

Bob Goldman - Sun Aug 18

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Bob Goldman - Thu May 30

I don't know why they didn't ask you. When Inc.com wanted to know the eight things really successful people do, they should have come to you. Instead, the wackadoos at Inc.com went to Kevin Daum. ... more

Bob Goldman - Thu May 23

Considering that the steady decline in your productivity and the sudden spike in your snarky attitude did not result in the firing you so richly deserve, it's clear that if you want a position where you don't have to work at all, you will need to work a lot harder. ... more

Dave Ramsey - Wed May 22

I really don’t feel this is a job-move issue. I think you guys just need to establish some fair and reasonable emotional distance between yourselves and your family. ... more

Bob Goldman - Thu May 16

I was shocked to see that some of the fusty, dusty relics are not blissfully sitting in their Barcaloungers, enjoying can after can of gourmet cat food. Apparently, their Barcaloungers have been repossessed, and they can't afford to buy cat food, so they're looking for tips on how to look for a job ... more

Bob Goldman - Fri May 10

If getting a new job every week seems unrealistic, you really should talk to Roman Krznaric. Mr. Krznaric is an author, and in the week he held that position, or so I presume, he dashed out a book, "How to Find Fulfilling Work," in which he promotes the concept of changing jobs about as often as you change your underwear. ... more

Bob Goldman - Thu Apr 25

I am super-busy, you know. Or maybe you don't know, so let me tell you. I am busy. In fact, I am so busy being busy that I really don't have time to tell you that I'm busy. ... more

Reuters News - Wed Apr 24

Bob Goldman - Fri Apr 19

Apparently, with the entire world desperately trying to get a job or keep a job, somewhere out there in cubicle land are a group of people who can't figure out how to get themselves fired. ... more

Jedediah Bila - Mon Apr 15

I recently stumbled upon a Facebook post Sarah Palin had written while reflecting upon her daughter Willow's graduation from an academy that specializes in hair and skin. In it, she said the following. ... more

Bob Goldman - Thu Apr 11

If no one at work has told you that recently, it's only because the people with whom you work are jealous of your wonderfulness. They are petty and stupid and resent your soaring intelligence and your super-model good looks. ... more

Bob Goldman - Thu Apr 4

Imagine the horror show your life will become when your company introduces a program that will have you and your co-workers sweating like the cursed employees of Colorado-based Datalogix, where a typical day can have these poor devils "thrusting 20-pound medicine balls overhead, while their Spandex-clad co-workers sprinted up and down the lobby's carpeted staircase." ... more

Bob Goldman - Thu Mar 28

While this penguin question strikes me as the oddest of the oddball questions, it does have some real competition. For example, when you interview for a job at Amazon, expect to be asked how you would respond to this highly likely event -- "Jeff Bezos walks into your office and says you can have a million dollars to launch your best entrepreneurial idea. What is it?" ... more

Bob Goldman - Thu Mar 14

The villain in the piece? Your desk chair. You may have felt like you had joined an elite society when you were given a snazzy Aeron chair on which to rest your sorry butt, but what you didn't realize is that you were issued a deadly weapon. ... more

Bob Goldman - Thu Mar 7

Cookies and ice cream may not be health foods, but after a grueling, frustrating, cosmically depressing day at work, the more sugary treats you can stuff down your pie hole, the better you will feel, especially when washed down with beer. ... more

Bob Goldman - Thu Feb 28

You just learned that the Internet colossus that is Yahoo has decided to reel in all those workers who had previously been allowed to work at home in their jam-jams. According to a ukase from the company's new leader, Marissa Mayer, Yahoo's open-door policy has been shut. ... more

Bob Goldman - Thu Feb 14

I really shouldn't write this column. I really shouldn't write anything. Or say anything. And neither should you. Expressing yourself can land you in the express lane to unemployment. ... more

Reuters News - Wed Feb 13