Author Archives: Ruth Graham
People who go into finance expressly to get rich do not usually get a lot of credit as do-gooders. But one MIT graduate says he went to Wall Street to earn as much as he can — so he can give it away. More
Does your college major affect your future unemployment prospects? As a political science major who’s now a journalist who doesn’t write about politics, I’ve always pooh-poohed the idea. But a new report from Georgetown finds that different college majors fare quite differently in the workforce after graduation.Some of their findings include: More
Pippa Middleton‘s 2012 party-planning book Celebrate was such a flop that the royal sister parted ways with agent in March. But that’s not stopping Pippa from forging ahead with her career: She has now set up her own company and hired a group of top-notch accountants. What’s the party-planner planning? More
I still cringe when I think about a particularly naive comment I made on my first day on the job at a national magazine about five years ago. But everyone’s a bit overwhelmed on their first day on the job — even CEOs.
When Yahoo agreed to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion a few weeks ago, it was met with mixed reactions by people who use Tumblr to blog. For early Tumblr employees, however, the acquisition was a jackpot.
Jim and Pam Halpert may have had one of the greatest fantasy relationships in TV, but a new survey suggests the start of their office romance was nothing out of the ordinary: A whopping 54% of workers have had sex with a coworker. More
20 Men Who Get Emotional Over Dogs
Faith Hill's Braces Are No Excuse For Her Dramatic Weight Loss
Source: The Stir
5-Year-Old Girl Led Police To Kidnapper Who Dressed As Her Mother & Stole Her From School
Source: The Stir
The Inspiring Note Every Woman Should Read
Source: HuffPo Women
Guess Which Movie Star Knocked Up His Girlfriend?
Source: Lainey Gossip
If you’re in your 20s or 30s, you’ve probably had this happen to you: You’re looking for a job, and you’re having difficulty finding one. Enter your parents, or perhaps an aunt or uncle, to dispense some wisdom: “Why don’t you just walk into a few places and see if they have any openings?” “Why don’t you just apply at [dream company]?” “When I was looking for a job, it never took me more than a few weeks to find one.” THANKS, BABY BOOMER! More
Yesterday, the Washington Post‘s blog The Fix published a headdesk-worthy post about White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler, a key player in the Obama administration. The post was not about her work, however, but about her fabulous shoes. Ladeez love shoes, amiright? Here are the five most obnoxious lines from the post. More
How’s this for a summer makeover project: Turn your job into your dream job.