Elizabeth Garone

Elizabeth Garone is a freelance writer in California and a former Career Q&A columnist for the Wall Street Journal.
Why You Shouldn't Snub Job Fairs
Job seekers

Why You Shouldn't Snub Job Fairs

With recruiters now favoring online applications and sites such as LinkedIn allowing professionals to develop networks and search jobs ads, it's easy to think the traditional career fair has become antiquated. But it hasn't.
6 Ways to Take Back Your Time
Make More Happen

6 Ways to Take Back Your Time

For many people, a beloved job that pays well can make up for outrageous hours that go along with it. But what happens when it is just too much?
How to Tame Your Nightmare Boss
Bosses

How to Tame Your Nightmare Boss

Here are a few solutions on how to deal with bosses who make you want to call in sick -- every single day.
Passion Gone: Time to Quit?
Quitting a Job

Passion Gone: Time to Quit?

At what point does it make sense to leave a boring job and find one that not only pays you well and gives you perks, but also makes you happy?
The Real Reason Not to Hire a Friend
Hiring Tips

The Real Reason Not to Hire a Friend

Stranger are often easier to manage and -- if needed -- fire.
Is Your Office Full of Insecure People?
Toxic Workplace

Is Your Office Full of Insecure People?

Other than going to extreme lengths like quitting your job, is there anything else you can do when colleagues' insecurities start making your life miserable?