Erica Lamberg

Erica Lamberg

Erica Lamberg is a business, health, and travel writer whose work appears in Gannett, US News & World Report, Bankrate, MSN, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Reader’s Digest and NBC News. She is based in suburban Philadelphia.

Articles by Erica Lamberg

Office Life

You’re a perfectionist but your boss is not: 4 tips to deal with the paradox without losing your cool

If you’re a perfectionist it may be frustrating if coworkers aren’t as impeccable as you. It’s even more frustrating if your boss is not a perfectionist.

Books

How positive psychology can enhance your job search

There’s a new trend in the working world today — people aren’t only looking to change their job, they’re now looking to change their profession.

Family

New book says that childhood bonds impact your career success

Understanding how our attachment styles, which are developed in infancy, impact how we connect in any relationship — including with coworkers and your boss.

How To

7 ways to stand out during your internship

This 8- to 12-week assignment gives hiring managers a snapshot of your personality, skill set, ambition, communication skills and of course intelligence.

Job search

4 ways conquering an escape room may help you find a job

The skills used to conquer an escape room can transfer to your job search. We’ve asked two professionals who tell you how to do it.

News

Study: Binge drinking at happy hour can affect sleep and work

Think happy hours help you unwind after work? Think again. A new study shows how a single binge drinking episode affects the gene that regulates sleep.

Office Life

Don’t let ghosts of work mistakes haunt your career success

Everyone has work skeletons in their closets. Slip-ups include losing accounts, lying to your boss, and making severe errors that you think will follow you around for the rest of your job life. Career pros offer tips on how to release the work demons and embrace your career success without fear.

Office Life

Watch out for these 4 downsides of moonlighting

Looking to moonlight to boost your income? It may seem like a great way to earn some extra bucks, but be aware there may be some drawbacks, especially in the personal side of your life.

Productivity

College experts share 8 points of wisdom not taught in a class

Professors and administrators at several universities throughout the nation share their words of wisdom that aren’t found in lectures or in textbooks.

Office Life

6 ways to identify and break free from manipulative coworkers

It may be difficult to unmask a sneaky coworker who has selfish motives. We’ve asked work experts for cues on what to look for and how to navigate through the treachery to keep your work life more productive.

wellness

Use these 7 tips to squeeze some fitness into your next business trip

Fitness gurus share how you can put a jump in your step with a little bit of effort the next time you’re on a business trip.

Levelling Up

Experts share 7 reasons you may have been passed up for a promotion

Job experts and experienced managers weigh in on how to raise your promotion stakes.