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20 Years of Craigslist: A Reflection by an Old-School Nerd

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.26.2015 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Every day I'm reminded that we help people put food on the table and get a job and a place to live. Maybe we have changed the world, seriously. Sure, this isn't the usual approach in Silicon Valley or anywhere else, but I'm a nerd, and a nerd's gotta do what a nerd's gotta do.

5 Types of Toxic Employees and How to Overcome Them

Reuben Yonatan | Posted 02.26.2015 | Business
Reuben Yonatan

While employees are hired so the boss can better spend his/her resources doing high-level decision making, bad employees can keep the boss busy all day putting out fires.

Choose Your Own Path

Jen Yates | Posted 02.26.2015 | Parents
Jen Yates

As a mom to a newborn and two young children, a wife, computer scientist, engineer and leader, my goal is to become the same kind of supporter and champion for my children that my parents were to me.

What Does Your Profile Say About You?

Jamie Silverman | Posted 02.26.2015 | Business
Jamie Silverman

A first date is pretty much a sexualized job interview. You spend a ton of time getting dressed, carefully considering what each article of clothing you choose might say about you.

Brad Paterson: Push Yourself and Think Big

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 02.26.2015 | 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...

Don't Look for a Job, Look for a Life!

Becky Lynn Smith | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Becky Lynn Smith

These are just five steps. They are simple, but they are not easy. If they were easy, everyone would be living their ideal life. Maybe you need to stop looking for a job, and start looking for a life.

6 Tips For Overcoming Age Bias In Today's Job Market

Susan Peppercorn | Posted 02.25.2015 | Fifty
Susan Peppercorn

If you are searching for a new job and are over the age of 50, it's understandable that one of your biggest concerns is age discrimination. Age bias is real, but not insurmountable. Here are six tips for overcoming it.

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...

Giles Henderson: Think Big and Never Stop Learning

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 02.25.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Today's #CareerAdvice is from someone I had so much respect for and had a pleasure working with in the past. Always armed with fresh ideas, he's always filled with interesting ideas and never fails to keep the clients updated with the latest digital trends.

Suresh Ramaswamy: Understand Your Business Better Than Anyone Else

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 02.25.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

As part of today's #CareerAdvice series, we'll hear from someone whom I had the great privilege to work when I was with Leo Burnett Singapore. He leads the digital - social and mobile initiatives for the agency in the Asian region.

How to Conquer Your Only Chance of a Good First Impression

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 02.25.2015 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

Have you ever met someone and not have had the need to judge him or her at least minimally to get a better feel of what this person stands for? Many of us do this without ourselves knowing it, though it's such an exposed practice that we do it all the time.

What Neil Patrick Harris Can Teach About Career Reinvention

Jack Stahlmann | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business
Jack Stahlmann

Even if you didn't get through med school by age 15 (in real life or on TV), you can reinvent yourself to reach new professional heights.

Don't Be a Dick

Natalie Thomas | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Natalie Thomas

It's pretty simple. Yet, somehow, we forget. We eat too much, sleep too little, wake up on the wrong side of life, are running late, annoyed by fate ...

What Nobody Asks When They Set Goals or Write a Business Plan

Judy Robinett | Posted 02.23.2015 | Business
Judy Robinett

Most entrepreneurs and small business owners know the power of setting goals, and the necessity of doing strategic planning each year to make sure their businesses stay on track.

The Best Retirement Plan Is Having A Job You Love

Reiner Lomb | Posted 02.22.2015 | Fifty
Reiner Lomb

Around the time I turned 50, I had the following dilemma to consider: either continue working for another 10 to 15 years in my old career to ensure a financially secure retirement, or change to a new career that is better aligned with my passion and purpose. After a period of struggling with this question, I finally decided to change to a new career in my mid-50s.

Entrepreneurs: Cristen Geller, the Intimate Photographer

Johnathan Cardillo | Posted 02.26.2015 | Small Business
Johnathan Cardillo

"If you're ready and you know what you're doing, you charge! Not friends, not family... put a price on it. Know your worth." - Cristen Geller; age: 26

5 Surprising Reasons Why We Don't Quit Jobs We Hate and How to Overcome Them

Jessica Semaan | Posted 02.20.2015 | Business
Jessica Semaan

Whatever you choose to do about that job you do not like remember this one thing: no one ever looked back and said I wish I stayed in this job I hated and caused me self-doubt.

Giving Advice Doesn't Work. Here's What Does.

Stephanie Harrison | Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Harrison

As human beings who thrive on connection, we are naturally inclined to try to help people to be happy and to eliminate their suffering. We can truly help others by putting ourselves at their service to help them think through their own challenges, building their brains, and empowering them to grow.

I Quit My Job To Follow My Dream. Now What?

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin Kleitches

I was riding my bike recently on a beautiful sunny afternoon, when a sudden wave of panic swept over me. It was 2 o'clock. I was supposed to be at ...

Advice for Older Americans Seeking Employment

Gabriel Bristol | Posted 02.19.2015 | Fifty
Gabriel Bristol

You will not find a manager who will openly admit to ageism for fear of legal repercussions, but bias against older Americans re-entering the work force is palpable. Often leaders are afraid to offer these seasoned applicants positions because of stereotypes.

4 Traits Children Need to Succeed

Bridie Clark Loverro | Posted 02.19.2015 | Parents
Bridie Clark Loverro

Like most parents, my husband and I feel it's important that our kids understand the fundamentals of business. We also fervently hope they'll develop the resilience, generosity, confidence and grit consistently found among successful entrepreneurs

The 25 People to Avoid on Wall Street

GSElevator | Posted 02.19.2015 | Comedy
GSElevator

In an industry where people often take themselves too seriously, or even define their own existence by their job title, it's easy to dismiss this challenge with a flippant, "Just avoid everyone on Wall Street." Fair enough.

4 Lessons I Learned From Being Bullied at Work

Luisa Zhou | Posted 02.19.2015 | Women
Luisa Zhou

It was just a few months into my first job out of college, and already, the starry-eyed enthusiasm I'd started with had mutated into depression and fear.

How I Learned to Stop Hating My Job and Love My Life

James McCrae | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
James McCrae

At this moment, you are being called to make an impact where you have been assigned. It's not perfect. But things are never perfect. Instead of waiting for your job to be perfect, make your reaction to your job perfect. Show up everyday as an act of service. Take what you are given and turn it into art.

Jean-Michel Wu: I Love Seeing People I've Managed Become Better Managers Themselves

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 02.18.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

In this interview, let's see how his decision led into some of the most interesting experiences of his career including working for one of the most respected people in the advertising industry - Sir Martin Sorrell.