Are you a hunter or gatherer? Why are tennis balls fuzzy? Prepare to be stumped—here are the top 25 oddball interview questions for 2014.» Read More
In our desperate attempt to predict economic cycles, we look at all kinds of crazy indicators—like men's underwear sales or how hot a waitress is—for insight. Well, guess what: the answer may have been under your pillow the whole time.
Delta Dental is out with its annual Tooth Fairy Poll and it showed that the average amount left under kids' pillows for lost baby teeth shot up more than 15 percent to $2.42 in 2012 from $2.10 a year earlier.
It's that time of year again, Valentine's Day, when the hearts and roses come out in full force – look out, dog in the Pajamagram commercial, undergarments headed your way! – and businesses attempt to woo customers with memorable images of love, loyalty and lingerie.
Well, while you were trying to unzip your onesie, dear lady who got a Pajamagram, much of the bank-going public has "Lost That Loving Feeling." Whoa oh whoa oh whoa …
More than two-thirds (71 percent) of consumers said they would break up with their bank if offered a better alternative, according to a recent survey by the McGraw-Hill Federal Credit Union.
I once had a co-worker who clipped his nails at his desk. I am still not over the horror of it all. To this day, the sound of a clipper is still like that screeching sound during the shower scene in "Psycho."
I had another co-worker who was so universally disliked, other co-workers would Tweet "__^__ " when she was approaching, meaning -- "shark in the water."
(Read More: 10 Ways Sharks and Bankers Are Alike)
Yep, we all have our horror stories about co-workers from hell. Well, PayScale.com pinged their users on the worst co-workers they've ever had and man, did they get an earful!
Man, if we had a nickel for every time we said: "There is no 'i' in team." We'd be rich!
Well, we may not be rich, but turns out — we're right!
A whopping 95 percent of people who have worked on a team say teams play an important role at work, according to recent survey by the University of Phoenix.
"If you could get rid of one state in the U.S., which would it be and why?"
Florida? C'mon, you've always had a thing against Florida since that whole hanging chad business. California? Alaska? One of the Dakotas? Do we really need two Dakotas?
This is just one of the 25 weird questions that job site Glassdoor.com found in its annual survey of oddball interview questions. The question was asked by a Forrester Research interviewer for a position as a research associate.
Most people walk into a job interview expecting, "Tell me a little bit about yourself," or "What are your strengths and weaknesses," but the truth is, these crazy questions get asked at all types of companies, from Bank of America to Amazon.com.
The recession has taken a huge toll on families — everything from job loss to shrinking family budgets — but here's a recession statistic parents can finally cheer about: College tuition may be near its peak.
One-third of universities expect tuition revenue to either decline or grow at a rate below inflation in fiscal 2013, according to Moody's annual tuition survey. Before the recession, roughly one in 10 universities expected such declines.
"The cumulative effects of years of depressed family income and net worth, as well as uncertain job prospects for many recent graduates, are combining to soften student market demand at current tuition prices," said Emily Schwarz, a Moody's analyst and the lead author of the report.
The steady drumbeat of "you're just lucky to have a job" that played through the recession is finally starting to fade and employees may be getting ready to say, "I quit!" and bolt for the nearest exit.
One in three employees (33 percent) say they plan to look for a new job this year and nearly one in five (18 percent) say they'll be looking in the next three months, according to a new survey by Harris Interactive for job-search site Glassdoor.com.
Over at Indeed.com, their survey showed the number of employees making a New Year's resolution to get a new job jumped to 38 percent.
Part of this shot of confidence comes from the early signs of recovery in the job market, like the December jobs report, and part of it comes from the fact that most companies, while more stable than in recent years, are not confident enough to start handing out raises.
(Read more: Economy Adds 155,000 Jobs in December)
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Former college football coach Barry Switzer has turned a man cave in his Oklahoma home into a base for Coaches' Cabana.
Apeks Supercritical sells an extraction machine for medical marijuana users who prefer consuming oils over smoking the plant.