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Why Online Certifications Are Key To Professional Success

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 07.26.2016 | College
Tomas Laurinavicius

Today, the average high school graduate has the option to look beyond a run-of-the-mill degree. Alternative means of education -like online certification courses- are proving to be as effective in the long run. What has contributed to this change in perception?

Making a Career Decision Is Like Walking Into A Candy Store

Yardley Ip Pohl | Posted 07.26.2016 | Education
Yardley Ip Pohl

Making a career decision can be hard. In mentoring young professionals, I am frequently asked about how I navigated through my own career. Their quest...

3 Steps To Figure Out Your Ideal Career

Najma Khorrami | Posted 07.25.2016 | Impact
Najma Khorrami

Are you unsure of the career you really want? Do you want a career that will truly make you happy? Follow these 3 steps, and perhaps your ideal career will land itself in front of you!

5 Tips To Landing A Summer Internship As A College Freshman

Natalie Kalin | Posted 07.25.2016 | Teen
Natalie Kalin

Throughout my entire freshman year, I was constantly told to "not get my hopes up" about landing a summer internship. Well, I got my hopes up. And I ...

Get Angry At Work And Be Happy

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

You may think I have it all backwards. After all, isn't anger a negative emotion? Something to be managed? Isn't it better to keep calm and carry on?

3 Traps Guaranteed to Make You Stuck in Your Career

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Tanuja Ramchal

As a coach, I see students and professionals falling into the same traps I did. In this article, I offer questions designed to avoid three common ones by bringing more self-awareness and inquiry to the career planning process.

Millennials: Here's How to Handle Career FOMO

Mimi Zheng | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Mimi Zheng

All right, if you don't want to job hop at the moment and would like to test out the waters on other careers or even interests you'd like to pursue, here's my advice.

Stop Working and Get a Life!

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

You know that there is a stress pandemic when the #1 song on the Billboard charts is titled "Stressed Out." That's depressing. It's one thing to sing along in your car, but privately, are you starting to believe it?

How to Leave Your Job on Good Terms (And Why You Should)

Mimi Zheng | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business
Mimi Zheng

My hands were sweating as I fumbled around in my backpack. It was like the beginning of a bad breakup scene. He was smiling and trying to keep things casual, yet very curious as to why I'd asked him to coffee. I showed him my letter. A goodbye letter to the company because I was worried I'd forget everything I'd wanted to say without it.

Inquiring Minds Succeed

Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D | Posted 07.12.2016 | College
Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D

The expression "inquiring minds want to know" came, ironically, from an ad campaign for the National Enquirer which has actually been known more for s...

Summer Style Secrets

Nicole Williams | Posted 07.12.2016 | Women
Nicole Williams

Dig out your sunglasses, ready the sunscreen, and prepare for the first of countless poolside martinis as summer looms before us.

Millennials Always Make These 7 Expensive Career Mistakes

Quora | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business

What are some surprising reasons talented young people today might still fail? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where comp...

This Startup Entrepreneur Lives On Min. Wage So He Has More Money To Donate

Linch Zhang | Posted 07.14.2016 | Impact
Linch Zhang

Ben West is a startup entrepreneur based out of Madison, Wisconsin. He is also a member of the Effective Altruism community and had donated over $100,...

How to Prepare Your Kid for a Career in Law, as Told by a Lawyer

Quora | Posted 07.11.2016 | Parents

What steps in life should I take to become a lawyer, starting in high school? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compe...

Once You Resign -- Go!

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

There is no getting around it: Changing jobs can be a little unsettling for even the most confident among us. Deciding to pursue a new direction takes guts, especially if you were comfortable in the role.

Stop! Live The Life You Want.

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 07.07.2016 | Education
Gleb Tsipursky

My family emigrated from the Soviet Union when I was 10, and we spent the next few years living in poverty. I remember my parents' early jobs in America, my dad driving a bread delivery truck and my mom cleaning other people's houses.

4 Essential Career Advice Tips for Millennials

Neil Patel | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
Neil Patel

Now, more than ever before, we live in a world where the market rewards passion more than anything else. Whether you are "pursuing your passion" or bringing your passion to your pursuits, the modern market pays for this handsomely.

Does Your Kid Want to Be a Doctor? This Is What It Takes

Quora | Posted 07.07.2016 | Parents

I want to be a pediatrician when I get older. Any advice? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are ...

Where To Find The Best Advice -- Always

Consuela Dezso | Posted 07.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Consuela Dezso

The moral behind this story is that we'll always find the best solutions within ourselves. We just need to find the most effective way to get there when things tend to get blurry within our heads.

Ask This Question To Find Your Dream Job

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

We have all heard flowery language about landing a "dream job." But the problem is that no one talks about how to actually find one -- or what a dream job even looks like.

How Can You Follow Your Passion If You Don't Know What It Is?

Mimi Zheng | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Mimi Zheng

Over the past 10 years, I had been hopping from thing to thing, trying to see what I liked and didn't like. Each time, I gathered more skills and built more professional relationships. But nothing ever seemed like it was the absolute perfect fit. The one thing I could see myself doing forever.

15 Things Emotionally Fit People Do

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

Everyone has a bad day here and there, but the emotionally fit person is able to endure hardships and still maintain optimism. Emotional fitness is something that can be integrated into one's daily life. Even incorporating one of these elements can shift one's perspective.

Turning Java Into Jobs: How To Master The Coffee Chat

Jessica Lui | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Jessica Lui

Whether you're following up with a new connection or seeking advice from an established mentor, you can gain valuable insight through reaching out for a cup of coffee.

Writing from the Soul: How Your Story Defines Your Self

Suzannah Galland | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

Why do so many of us feel like our lives are fictions that need revision? It's because every one of us has a specific, unique story that we tell ourse...

How to Network Like a True Professional

Quora | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business

What is your advice on building a great network? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered ...