Laugh Out Loud Lab

Laugh Out Loud Lab

Welcome to the Laugh Out Loud Lab! If you need a little pick-me-up, come here to get your daily dose of funny. What are you waiting for? Get your giggle on!


When Your Computer Freezes... Again

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Resisting Free Doughnuts In The Break Room

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When You Don't Know How To Answer The Interview Question

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When A Program Crashes Before You Can Save

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When You Don't Have Your Coffee

When You Nail The Presentation

When The Intern Makes A Mistake

When You Actually Go For A Run Before Work

When You Realize It's Only 1 O'Clock

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Man thinks about becoming self-employed
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Look, I'm just going to say it. Not everybody should work for themselves. Right now, there's this huge craze about working independently, being self-employed, being your own boss. So much of this came out of the pandemic because people realized they wanted to have control over their careers and not be at the mercy of their employers' needs. But if you're looking to take control of your career, becoming self-employed is not always the best solution.

Still, there are many benefits to being self-employed. Let's take a look at those benefits before I dive into how you can take control of your career without having to quit your job and take on self-employment.

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Executive sits down with her employees during a team meeting
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Every hiring manager looks for different skills in the job candidates they're hoping to hire. Not only are job candidates being evaluated on the hard skills they possess; they're also being evaluated on their soft skills—the skills that don't belong on a resume but can be identified during a job interview. It's these soft skills that separate the good employees from the great ones. Executives, managers, and other leaders within an organization keep this in mind when interviewing job candidates and reviewing the performance of current employees.

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