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Career Advice for Women

Mastering the Art of the Mid-Career Shift

Avis Jones-DeWeever | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women
Avis Jones-DeWeever

And there comes a time when you realize, unless something changes, unless you do something to break free of the routinized existence your life has now become, you'll continue to be stuck in a life that reflects only a shell of what it could be, what it should be and most likely, what it was destined to be, if only you believed in yourself enough to try.

Creative Pursuits and Motherhood -- The Pull Between Who You Love, What You Love Doing and Sleep

Carla Da Costa | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women
Carla Da Costa

In the era of "having it all," is it now possible for women to pursue their own creativity and have a successful career, remain an engaged and fun mom, have a happy family life while still getting enough sleep in your day? Am I being unrealistic here?

10 Tips On How to Be a Success in Your New Job

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Rebecca Grainger

Keep a record of your accomplishments and contributions from day one, including emails thanking you for your work, performance reports, and all positive feedback. When it's time for your performance review, if you're seeking promotion or negotiating a pay rise, you'll wish you had done it. So start now!

How to Achieve Anything You Want

Elsa Alexandra Razborsek | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Elsa Alexandra Razborsek

What I want you to know and trust is that you can be and accomplish whatever you want... If you set your mind to it and follow these five steps.

The Bold Truth About Success

Shivani Bhagi | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Shivani Bhagi

One of the key contributing factors to my success and happiness is my ability to be BOLD in life. I urge you to do the same and here's why.

Why It's Time to Shatter the Myth of Confidence

Kris Safarova | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Kris Safarova

Do you believe you need confidence to succeed? I certainly did for far too long. Let me start with a personal story that illustrates, what I call, the myth of confidence.

How My Unconventional Career Path Led to a Job at a Startup

Avelist | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business

Honestly, I've never had career goals. In my early twenties, I knew that I wanted to write, but didn't have the guidance, direction, or drive to pursue the path.

13 Absurd Tales of Working Mothers

Rebekah Bastian | Posted 09.23.2015 | Parents
Rebekah Bastian

Being a working mother can be extremely fulfilling. It can give you a meaningful sense of purpose, keep you challenged and provide your children with a strong role model. It can also be utterly ridiculous, awkward and exhausting.

Why You Have to Lie in a Job Interview

Jessica Simko | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Jessica Simko

Many people spend their entire careers struggling to be someone they aren't as if they have no choice in the matter. I used to think that too but there is a better way!

3 Valuable Lessons Game of Throne's Arya Stark Taught Us About Career Mentorship

Crystal Marsh | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Crystal Marsh

While your ambitions likely (hopefully) vary drastically from those of Arya Stark from Game of Thrones, her character provides an impeccable model for the power of career mentoring. Here are some lessons in life-changing mentorship, courtesy of Arya Stark.

How to Know When It's Time to Quit Your Job

Kali Rogers | Posted 09.16.2015 | Women
Kali Rogers

Is it lunchtime already? You punch your iPhone awake. 8:15. In the morning. Crap. At this rate, it will be Christmas before you get to head...

Oleg Shmelev: Pursue Your Dream When You Know You've Got What It Takes

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 09.17.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

One way to have a successful career is to learn from successful people and find out how they achieved that success. Oleg Shmelev, CEO of Isina, is a good example of a successful entrepreneur in the entertainment industry.

Lost in Motherhood

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 09.08.2015 | Women
Rebecca Grainger

The biggest surprise when I became a new mom was not the immediate change to my life, it was the almost instant loss of the person I was. I was changed. The emotions, the love, the vulnerability, the fear -- it was all so new.

How to Shine at Work

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alicia T. Glenn

Recently, I had a travel fiasco and spent hours at the airport only to be notified that my flight had been canceled. Needless to say, I was pretty fru...

Finding Your Calling in an Epiphany: Aviva Kempner and Her Documentary, 'Rosenwald'

Adele Scheele | Posted 08.20.2015 | Arts
Adele Scheele

Reading Images Before My Eyes sparked the epiphany that led her to her own purpose: discovering and filming documentaries of unknown American Jewish heroes.

Before Maternity Leave: Giving Birth and Getting (Right) Back to Work

Katherine Wintsch | Posted 08.27.2015 | Parents
Katherine Wintsch

It was astonishing to realize that just one generation ago almost none of today's modern -- albeit often mediocre -- maternity policies even existed.

Being Lucky Had Nothing To Do With My Career Success

Tennile Cooper | Posted 08.13.2015 | Women
Tennile Cooper

I left my full-time job almost a year ago to go work for myself. I made the decision to switch gears, and from there I never heard the end of it. Most of my work colleagues wanted to I was sooo lucky.

Women Need to Manage Upward, not Down or Sideways, to Get a Seat at the Leadership Table

Jenny Darroch | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Jenny Darroch

Women enter the workforce now on a more level playing field than ever before: more women than men graduate from college; and recent women graduates almost earn the same as men.

Could Your Engagement Ring Cost You The Job Offer?

Savvy | Posted 08.07.2015 | Women

In 2014, UK law firm Slater & Gordon found that 40 percent of the 500 hiring managers they surveyed admitted being "wary of hiring a woman of childbearing age."

'What Do You Think of Jesus?' and Other Illegal Interview Questions and How to Handle Them

Savvy | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business

You can answer these questions truthfully, and if you don't get the job and feel that you were passed over due to the employer's discrimination, you can consult a lawyer. Know that it can be very difficult to prove discriminatory intent, so this strategy should be a last resort.

Set Yourself Up For a Big Promotion In the First 90 Days of Your New Job

Savvy | Posted 08.05.2015 | Women

For the ambitious, no matter where you are on the career ladder, starting at a new company or organization requires pulling out all the stops. And while you may want to go all in immediately, expect there to be a period of transition and a fairly high learning curve.

Why I Don't Believe in a 5-Year Career Plan

Shivani Bhagi | Posted 08.02.2015 | HuffPost Home
Shivani Bhagi

After 15 years in corporate working in IT & Management Consulting firms, I left the industry, my home, my country and opened up a restaurant in another continent altogether.

21 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Internship

Lexi Herrick | Posted 07.27.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Maintain your contacts as much as possible after you leave your internship. Check back in every once in a while, and reach out to them when you're looking for more permanent positions.

How to Stop Hating Sunday Nights

Melinda Parrish | Posted 07.24.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

If you spend Sunday nights with your stomach in knots and your mind racing about all the possible, terrible things that might happen to you in the week ahead, chances are that there's an area of your life that you're unhappy with.

Timeless Advice for Generation A-Z

Debra Walton | Posted 07.17.2015 | College
Debra Walton

Some haven't got a clue about what they're going to do, or even what they might be capable of (I certainly can relate). But that's okay, it doesn't matter. The journey is what's important.