employment

How to have the best relationship with your boss

Your boss plays a big role in the trajectory of your career. A good boss that encourages new challenges and helps grow your skills and provides you with exposure to management can rocket you up the career ladder, while a bad one can stunt your growth and make you feel trapped.

Your boss hates you. What do you do?

You aren't always going to get along with everyone you work with, but when it comes to your boss, it's in your best interest to forge a good relationship.

Could March be a turnaround for US jobs?

After reaching a stratospheric high and a dismal low so far in 2019, here's the question for Friday's March jobs report: Which version of the labor market is closer to reality, January's 311,000 jobs or February's 20,000?

More than 1,000 TSA employees still owed back pay

More than a month after the longest government shutdown in US history ended, a significant number of Transportation Security Administration employees still have not received all of the back-pay they are owed.

Why layoffs hit women and minorities hardest

When a company is going through layoffs, women and minority employees don't always stand an equal chance. Research shows these groups of workers are labeled redundant or non-essential more frequently than their white male colleagues.

How to tell your boss you need time off for therapy

Anna Swenson has been in therapy for seven years to help her manage her depression and anxiety. But until taking her most recent job six months ago, she'd never discussed it at work. When she had her weekly appointment, she'd sneak out of the office. She worried that in her previous workplaces, people would resent her for taking the time out from a hectic workday. Some, she worried, may even see the appointment as a value judgment on her skills or her sanity.