Kathy Landin is a freelance internet pop-culture junkie (and web video producer). For a brief time in 2011, she was THIS close to being Charlie Sheen's social media intern for the summer. She's blogged for local TV stations, anonymous dating adventures and stupid advice columns. Mostly she entertains herself by practicing the fine art of idiocy, which you can watch in Kathy Landin's "I'm an Idiot" Show. Or, if you have a short attention span, get 140 characters of idiocy on Twitter.
5 Tragic Accidents People Thought Were Halloween Displays
Halloween has become a time for setting up gory scenes in your front yard and taking tours of scary haunted houses full of actors drenched in fake blood. Gone are the days of simply hanging a paper skeleton on your front door and carving a few smirking pumpkins. It’s getting scary out there. Especia…
5 Tips on Making Your Chronological Resume a Functional Resume
People normally think of a chronological résumé as the "standard" résumé, but there are many different kinds of résumés, and each serves a different purpose. If you happen to be changing careers, have a gap in employment, or want to better …
5 Active Ways to Deal With a Lazy Co-Worker
Life at work can be difficult enough without having to deal with a coworker who isn't pulling his weight. This person can do a lot of damage to workplace morale, not to mention the team's overall success. You don’t have to just suffer in silence, though. There are ways you can deal w…
5 Ways You Should Revamp Your Resume
Job searches have vastly changed with the prevalence of online networking and Internet job postings and submissions, but your résumé is still a vital part of getting an interview and moving forward in the hiring process. So if you feel like your job search has stagnated, or even i…
7 Job Interviews in Movies That Show You Exactly How Not to Get Hired
We can talk for days about how to ace a job interview or what not to say during your next one, but sometimes it’s nice to sit back and let Hollywood do the work.
The True Origins of Halloween Traditions — Jack-o’-Lanterns, Witches, Costumes, More
Why do we celebrate Halloween by putting on bizarre outfits and asking strangers for candy? Who is Stingy Jack, and why does he haunt our dreams? We decided to take a look at a few of Halloween's most well-known customs and ask, What do they all mean?
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — The 7 Best Ways to Donate Now
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We've put together a list of seven of the best charities most deserving of your support.
5 Steps to Succeed in Your Promotion to Manager
Getting promoted to a management position can be a huge boost to your income ... and your ego. That is, until you actually start managing. We wanted to help you navigate the new terrain a bit more easily.
Recruiter Interview vs. Hiring-Manager Interview — What’s the Difference?
If you’re going to be interviewing for a job anytime soon, you’ll likely be interviewing with either a recruiter or a hiring manager. It may seem semantic, but there are real differences between a recruiter interview and a hiring-manager interview, and you should prepare accordingly.
What Questions Should You NOT Ask During a Job Interview?
You already know that you should take advantage of your opportunity to ask questions during an interview, but if you really want the job, there are also questions you should definitely avoid asking.
What Questions Should You Ask During a Job Interview?
Any recruiter or career coach will tell you that it is always a good idea to ask questions when you’re being interviewed for a job. But which questions?
7 High-Paying Jobs You Can Get Without a Degree
Increasingly, people are learning that a four-year college education doesn’t always pay. You can spend upwards of $100,000 to get some letters after your name and still end up jobless, or in a job that doesn’t pay enough to cover your school loan payments. That’s probably why nearly 70 percent of th…