Seriously, stop with the "cutting-edge optimizing." We don't care how much of a "team player" you are. Before you hit send on another copy of your resume, purge all of these buzzwords that hiring managers are sick of seeing.
Raise your hand if "Get a New Job" is at the top of your list of New Year's resolutions. Whether you're currently "spending more time with your family," or toughing out another year in a company you would have surely fled in a better economy, you're probably wondering what you can do in 2010 to improve your chances in a brutal market.
The temptation to shop online while at work gets much stronger at this time of year. Despite the known risks, many of us do it on the sly anyway -- like using a cell phone while driving.
In fact, 1 in 5 workers (21%) said they will shop online for holiday gifts this year while working. The statistic comes from a new survey, conducted by financial staffing firm Accountemps, that was released a week before Cyber Monday -- typically the biggest day of the year for online shopping.