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13 Pearls of Wisdom for a Successful Life

Quora | Posted 08.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

What would people advise a hypothetical 22-year-old college graduate to do with his or her life? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any ...

Federal Agencies Are Failing When it Comes to Managing Employees Throughout Their Careers

Tom Fox | Posted 08.28.2015 | Politics
Tom Fox

The management of the federal workforce--effectively using talent, providing training, creating opportunities for promotions--can have a profound effect on employee performance and job satisfaction.

5 Questions to Ask When Leaving a Secure Job for a Fresh Challenge: Thanks UMass, Hello Babson!

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 08.28.2015 | Education
Adam Sulkowski

Many thanks to all those at UMass for support and inspiration during the past decade, and looking forward with much excitement to a new chapter with those of you at Babson!

9 Jobs That Teach You How to Hustle (PHOTOS)

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Alicia T. Glenn

Work is hard, but there are certain jobs that may require a little more grit than others. Those that can successfully navigate through these professions will come out with an exceptional work ethic that can set them up for success anywhere.

6 Steps to a Career Plan that Actually Works

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Megan Dalla-Camina

Over my 20-year corporate career working for some of the worlds largest companies like GE, PwC and IBM, and more than a decade of coaching women on their careers and leadership development, I have developed six key steps to building a career plan that works.

Ever Wanted to Know the Answers to 3 of Life's Biggest Questions?

Tammy Moir | Posted 08.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tammy Moir

Whats my purpose? What career path is best for me? Will I find the one? The answer to all three questions is to simply be the Best You that you can b...

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...

Find Your Passion, but More Importantly, Find Your Tribe

Krystina Nguyen | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Krystina Nguyen

According to the Conference Board, a New York-based research nonprofit group, only 48.7 percent of American employees are satisfied with their job. Career articles advise working-age adults to "Find Your Passion," but the issue is... it's still difficult to figure out how.

The Power of People and Networks

Jessica Lui | Posted 08.24.2015 | Impact
Jessica Lui

These challenges are not a reason to walk away from these ideals, but rather a calling to increase our efforts for the future. We do not have to live in an idealized world to advance ideals that will make it a better place.

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.

8 Jobs That Will Go Extinct by 2030

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

As technology continues to improve, future job forecasts will likely be dim for some workers. Andrew McAfee, co-director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, addressed the future of jobs in developed economies in an insightful TED Talk.

How to Turn Your Summer Job Into a Full-Time Career

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

While he was in college, Drew Mitchell heard from all of his professors that an internship was the key to a career. So, the Western Kentucky University public relations and political science major knew he couldn't settle for any summer job -- he needed the right summer job.

Intervention: When Your to-Do List Is Running You

Ashley Stahl | Posted 08.18.2015 | Women
Ashley Stahl

You can continue chasing the ever-elusive carrot of success, or you can start building your life on a foundation of true authenticity, rather than fear -- the fear of being judged for saying "no," the fear of being unsuccessful, the fear of being "not enough."

John Shahidi: The King of Twitter and CEO of Shots

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 08.17.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

When in 2013, Facebook had to take a page down that had attracted cyberbullies that once was a place for teens to post their selfies, brothers John and Sam Shahidi knew something had to be done.

How to Network Your Way to a Job Promotion (and a Raise)

John Corcoran | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business
John Corcoran

There are only four types of people your need to network with if you want to land a big job promotion (I call them "four magic circles of influence"). And for each of these four types, you need to understand their power, their goal and finally, your goal.

Four Traits of a Great Teacher

Sue Gober | Posted 08.13.2015 | Education
Sue Gober

My dad was the type man who made you want to sit up and listen when he spoke. He did not have a college degree, but he said his degree was the one he learned while doing life. He was not a certified teacher, but his traits listed are a "must" if you want to be a successful teacher.

Asking for Help Helped Me

Julie Kantor | Posted 08.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Julie Kantor

One of the challenges in networking is everybody thinks it's making cold calls to strangers. Actually, it's the people who already have strong trust r...

How to Make Waves in Your Field

Elaine McMillion Sheldon | Posted 08.10.2015 | Media
Elaine McMillion Sheldon

We're in the middle of a podcast explosion, but last year I realized something was missing: stories about women in media, told by women themselves and presented in an artful way.

What I Wish I'd Known Before Becoming A Stay-At-Home Mom

Women’s iLab | Posted 08.10.2015 | Parents
Women’s iLab

Don't expect to know it all right away, in the first few weeks, or ever. You will find your groove over time, but you will probably never have it all down all the time, and that is normal!

Are You a Giver or a Taker?

Kristina Tsipouras | Posted 08.07.2015 | Business
Kristina Tsipouras

In this life, there are givers and there are takers. You most likely define yourself as one or the other. Now, don't judge yourself just yet. It takes many different types of people on this earth to make the world go round, and everyone has a different purpose and path. I do believe, that all of us are good people at the root, but society, pressure, money, power, and other things can get in the way of that and steer us in the wrong direction.

Could Your Engagement Ring Cost You The Job Offer?

Savvy | Posted 08.07.2015 | Women
Savvy

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."

How to Prepare Your Finances for a Career Change

Carrie Smith | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
Carrie Smith

Money is a big factor for most of us: whether we like it or not, most of our decisions rely at least partly on how much cash is in our bank account -- and this applies to careers choices as well.

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

Savvy | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Savvy

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
Savvy

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.

What Is It Like to Be a Graphic Designer?

Quora | Posted 08.05.2015 | Arts
Quora

It takes a certain kind of person to be a successful graphic designer, especially one who really enjoys doing it and is willing to make a career out of it.