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Career Advice for Women

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 01.14.2015 | 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 01.14.2015 | 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 01.13.2015 | 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 01.12.2015 | 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 01.08.2015 | 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 12.26.2014 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

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

Framing The Year-End Conversation At Work

Ellevate | Posted 12.19.2014 | 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 12.16.2014 | 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 12.07.2014 | 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 12.04.2014 | 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 12.04.2014 | 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 12.01.2014 | 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 01.27.2015 | 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.

Focusing On Your Ability

Gabi Holzwarth | Posted 01.24.2015 | Women
Gabi Holzwarth

Having choices is supposed to be a good thing, but when you are a woman, one choice in life sucks. The choice that I am referring to is the one regarding embracing either your feminine side or your intellectual side based on the career you enter.

Crystal Jiang: Listen to Your Mentor and Keep Hustling

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

This is part of the #CareerAdvice series - featuring successful professionals who share their advice to people who would want to take their career to...

Pauline Pangan: Invest Your Time in Learning

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

This is part of the #CareerAdvice series - featuring successful professionals who share their advice to people who would want to take their career to...

Vivien Mei Reyes: There's No Perfect Destination but Be Better Each Day

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

For Vivien Reyes, Marketing Manager at Callbox, when the opportunity to lead a team presented itself, she took it as a challenge to improve not only professionally but also as a way to improve on a personal level. She shares the importance of aiming to become better versions of ourselves from what we do each day.

5 Actions You Should Take Before Choosing A Career

Natalie Bacon | Posted 01.17.2015 | College
Natalie Bacon

My mind is wired for success. I was brainwashed from a very young age that I would go to more school after college. I would have to figure out what type of professional school I wanted to go to, but I was going.

Roxanne Aquino: Work Only on What Will Give You Joy

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Philippines was in a crisis situation in 1980's. Yet, that did not stop Roxanne Aquino from landing a marketing role at one of the world's largest and most profitable consumer products companies in the world.

The Career Confidence Cliff

LearnVest | Posted 01.12.2015 | Women
LearnVest

Picture two co-workers: While one is slightly timid about voicing opinions in meetings and spearheading projects, the other is clearly more ambitious, openly striving for a seat in the corner office someday. Who's the man, and who's the woman?

Joi Gordon On Volunteering Your Way to A New Career

Ellevate | Posted 01.12.2015 | Women
Ellevate

The best time to explore the possibilities is when you can volunteer. Find out what you're passionate about, and give your time and your talent to that.