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Today's Top Stories August 18, 2017

the whole human

How to convince your boss to let you see the eclipse

If your skeptical co-workers say "so what?" you can tell them "so this."

how to

6 ways to master the art of the first impression

Put away your phone.

the whole human

10 ways to survive constant stress at work

Detach from drama.

office life

6 ways to handle unreasonable work requests

Sort out what work is doable and what is overwhelming you.

the whole human

3 ways to stay calm under pressure, according to a bomb disposal expert

Focus on what you can control.

news

Workers with H-1B visas have had their salaries increased

The average salary is $80,000, up from about $69,000 a decade ago.

job search

How not to get scammed as a job seeker

A con artist wants you to act quickly, not think things through.

levelling up

How to make the most of informational interviews

Make sure you bring value, too.

interview

Here are 7 of the craziest interview questions

How you get to your answer is as important as what you say.

the whole human

These are the 6 types of ‘mean men’ you should avoid at work

Here's how to prevent becoming their target.

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