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Career Advice for Women

Why I Said No to Making $1 Million This Year

Anita Wing Lee | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Anita Wing Lee

If you've got big dreams, it means that the universe has big plans for you. You don't need to force yourself to fit into someone else's mould of success -- whether traditional or untraditional. As long as you keep taking steps forward, you will get there. It's your journey. Do it your way.

Thinking About a Career Change to Tech? Here's How

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Suzanne Grossman

We all know that the tech industry is where the jobs are, especially if you have the coding skills. But what would it take to break into the field if you have no experience or background in that area?

Mulligan Time: 5 Foolproof Ways to Tap a New Career

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 03.12.2015 | Business
Danielle Wolffe

It turns out, taking a Mulligan, doing it over, is the key to survival in today's convoluted, fast changing economy. If you have chosen to give reinventing yourself a try, make sure you do it correctly.

3 Tips For Women Wanting To Become CEOs From Buffalo Wild Wings' CEO

Alicia Jessop | Posted 03.04.2015 | Women
Alicia Jessop

As a female taking over the helm of a company focused on wings, football and sports that had only 35 restaurant locations, Smith had her work cut out for her.

4 Ways to Deal with a Male-Dominated Work Culture

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 03.04.2015 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Increasing gender diversity and equality in the workplace can lead to increased revenues, greater innovation and improved employee satisfaction, which benefits us all.

How to Ask for a Raise: Advice From Inspirational Businesswomen

Ellevate | Posted 02.25.2015 | Women
Ellevate

I researched the typical salary for my position, consulted mentors and confidants, practiced my points countless times, and found inspiration and confidence from several influential businesswomen I admire. Here's what I learned from each of these inspirational women on asking for the salary you deserve...

What To Do When Your Partner Relocates for Work

Deborah Chalk | Posted 02.24.2015 | Women
Deborah Chalk

I came to see that the martyr way doesn't work. It's a half-life, an apology. I didn't like the way there was a possibility of resentment building over time, like limescale on a kettle.

Elaine Huang: It's OK to Try New Things and Fail

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Elaine Huang, Correspondent for Southeast Asia and Content Strategist at e27.co, shares how she has transitioned from writing about rice and Myanmar to eventually moving to Singapore covering innovative tech startups in the region.

Surrendering to Motherhood and What I've Learned

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 01.29.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Grainger

My word for 2015 is "surrender." To the little person who has taken over my life and given it a whole new meaning. So far, this is what I've learnt on my journey from the corporate world to motherhood.

The One Way to Be Indispensable at Work This Year

Chris Deaver | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Chris Deaver

Here we are: A New Year filled with endless hopes and dreams. It's exciting, but may feel scary for some of us, especially when it comes to our career growth.

5 Ways to Stop Getting in Your Own Way

Jami Young | Posted 03.16.2015 | Women
Jami Young

Constantly defending and justifying your dreams and desires is not only exhausting, but also counterproductive and unhealthy. Take the time to actively seek out like-minded people who will acknowledge, affirm and celebrate your audacious goals.

Networking Is a Key Strategy in Your Job Search

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Rebecca Grainger

Gone are the days where the only way of finding a new job was through an advert, or even a recruiter. With the increase in social media, companies have endless means of sourcing talent. However, one rule of thumb still applies today "it's not what you know, but who you know."

The 'Somebody' Syndrome: Are We Milestone Biased?

Kat Cowley | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Cowley

This isn't about hurtful comment vindication. Upsetting comments and their narrators will come and go -- what it is about a collective cultural tolerance.

How To Be A Kick-Ass 20-Something In 2015

Kate Endres | Posted 03.08.2015 | Women
Kate Endres

Don't be that girl who wants to change the guy. Run from the guy that you would want to change. There are very few things that a deep breath and a glass of red wine can't fix.

Almira Bardai: Put Those Extra Hours Without Being Asked To

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

How can one climb the corporate ladder in such a young age?

Framing The Year-End Conversation At Work

Ellevate | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women
Ellevate

It's that time of year again... appraisals, evaluations, bonuses, raises. You know what you want. You know you've worked hard, but this is a tricky topic. Lean in? Wait for Karma? (please don't).

How to Take Charge of Your Emotional Energy at Work

Jill Dahl | Posted 02.14.2015 | Business
Jill Dahl

Let's face it. Work takes up a lot of our emotional energy. Add in a difficult colleague, feeling disconnected from your job, or the frustration of being constantly overlooked, and I guarantee that this will carry over into your home life.

Don't Give Up! How to Push Through When All You Feel Like Doing Is Quitting

Janice Windt | Posted 02.05.2015 | Parents
Janice Windt

How do we keep going without losing our peace, our sanity and rolled eyeballs into the northernmost parts of our brains? How do we keep perspective and gratitude and love foremost in our minds and hearts rather than resorting to pain and shouting?

That One Overlooked Thing That's Killing Potential Startups

Victoria Olubi | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Victoria Olubi

As Steve Jobs said, 'don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice.' Therefore, be selective about whose advice you take and don't be afraid to follow your own intuition. It's there for a reason.

The One Question to Ask When Starting or Changing Careers

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 02.01.2015 | College
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Even after all the internal strife, I was nowhere near choosing a career when I was about to graduate from college. I dreaded the "What are your career plans?" questions and purposefully avoided my parents' friends and anyone I thought might ask me those.

Burnout's Silver Lining

Anne Omland | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Omland

Had it not been for a move across the globe, I may not have made the changes that saved me from being consumed by my job and unhealthy lifestyle. Many of us need a slap upside the head in order to change. Otherwise we'd keep pushing forward in a steady state of burnout.

Crystal Lee: Aspire to Outdo Yourself

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Always stay humble and learn from your mistakes. Having a big head and thinking you are the best stunts your growth and lowers your creativity as well as passion. Always aspire to outdo yourself.

4 Ways to Bring Your Best Self to Work

Brooks McCorcle | Posted 01.25.2015 | Women
Brooks McCorcle

Bringing your best self to work means you have to invest in yourself, be mindful of how you spend your time and, most of all, have fun!

The Power of Well-Being for the Professional Overachiever

Julie Lynn Brazitis | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Lynn Brazitis

The lesson I have learned this year is that focusing on well-being is the most vital step to achieving sustainable success -- and that regardless of circumstance and choices made in the past, it is never too late to be transformed.

People in High Profile Careers and Unfulfilling Relationships: Why It's Your Fault for Marrying a "Jerk"

Thuy Sindell | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Thuy Sindell

Any woman or man who complains about their partner not stepping up to support them has no one to blame but themselves. If you never communicated what you wanted or needed from the start of the relationship, you have trained them that you will take on more than your share.