professional-development

Newlyweds Considering a Name Change Grapple With Tradition — and SEO

Emily Taffel, a 39-year-old professional in Coral Springs, Florida, has been in the public relations business for over a decade. In that time, she’s built…

Can You Game the Recruiting Algorithm With This Résumé Hack?

Crafting a résumé, or polishing up an old one for a new job search, is about as pleasurable as a hangnail. What’s more, it’s confusing….

You Have a Nemesis at Work, and It’s Not Who You Think It Is

As social creatures, we’re excellent at judging when people actually like us. That is, when asked to identify who our real friends are, we almost…

Worst Job I Ever Had: Selling Shoes at a Mall Department Store

We here at MEL believe there’s value in working a terrible job. That’s why, instead of writing about how people obtained and thrived at their…