Best Skills Blog

What to Get Your Boss for Christmas

So, what exactly can you get your boss for Christmas that will impress them without going overboard? No matter what type of boss you’re shopping for, we’ve got you covered.

Video Pick: How to Spot a Liar

Deception is out there even more than we realize—in fact, each of us is lied to up to 200 times per day. So how do you sniff out the difference between fact and falsehood? In this fascinating video, Pamela Meyer shows us the proven ways to expose a liar.

Office Bliss: How Happiness Can Fuel Success at Work

Being happy at the office is important not only for our mental well-being, but for our work environment (and the bottom line, too!). Check out all the stats on happiness at work, plus take a look at the careers that seem to have the best handle on happiness.

The TDM Team’s Biggest Workplace Disasters

Even though it’s our job to dole out career and job search advice every day, The Daily Muse team has made some workplace blunders of our own. And today, we’re sharing them, so you can learn from (and laugh at) our mistakes.

Job Search Etiquette: A Q&A With Anna Post

Anna Post (yes, the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post) is pretty much the final word on all things etiquette. So we sat down with her and picked her brain on a few sticky job search situations.

The Stupid Easy Way to Make Your Phone Less Distracting at Work

There are so many ways to make your phone less distracting at work, like putting it away or turning it off. But if it stresses you out not to respond right away to text messages coming in during the day, you can set an autoresponder to inform any sender that you’re at work, not angry or dead.