professional-development

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…

The Worst Job I Ever Had: Installing Cable in Rich People’s Homes

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…