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Faizolhardi Zubairy: Stretch Beyond Your Comfort Zone for Full Career Growth

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

What's the main formula for career growth and advancement? While there's no one-size-fits-all formula, Faizolhardi Zubairy, Head the Digital Media at PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad, shares his journey.

I Don't Want a Promotion to Management

Vala Afshar | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Vala Afshar

In my previous post with Steve Snyder, CIO/CTO of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, we discussed delegation and dealing with failure. Ana...

The Power of One

Jack Nadel | Posted 01.21.2015 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

No matter your situation in life, you can change your circumstances. You have all the capability within yourself to make good things happen. And while pursuing your goals, you can enjoy every minute of it.

5 Alternatives to a Traditional College Education

Lauren Bowling | Posted 01.20.2015 | College
Lauren Bowling

With the rising student loan debt burden many are beginning to think "outside of the box" in terms of ways to gain an education. After all, life's lessons aren't strictly learned inside the four walls of a classroom.

How Being Broke Can Feel Richer Than Ever

Celia Ward-Wallace | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Ward-Wallace

I'm broke. OK, not totally broke. But broker than I have been in a while. And yes, I am abundantly blessed overall, but today we are talking down an...

Noreen Marian Bautista: Grab Opportunities that Make You the Best Version of Yourself

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 01.20.2015 | 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...

3 Reasons Not to Go to College

Nicholas Wyman | Posted 01.16.2015 | Education
Nicholas Wyman

Look at all the costs, not just the tuition. Consider housing, meals, travel as well as course materials. Then consider what other options are out there that deliver the most 'bang for your buck'.

7 Ways to Appear More Intelligent On a Job Interview

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Jacqueline Whitmore

Either consciously or unconsciously, we tend to make judgments about a person based on first impressions. And the best way to make a positive first impression on a job interview is to embrace uncommon common sense.

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.

New Year's Resolution: Refresh Your Career

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 01.14.2015 | Women
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

January is also the perfect time to re-evaluate, refresh, and, if necessary, renovate your career: Analyze what you like about it, how you could enhance it, whether you need to change it, and, if so, what steps you can take.

Killer Career Advice From 16 Beyond-Inspiring Women

One Kings Lane | Posted 01.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
One Kings Lane

In the spirit of new year, new you, we asked 16 fab women -- from HGTV's Emily Henderson to bag designer Clare Vivier -- for their best piece of career advice. Here are their answers.

5 Ways Your Work Could Be Affecting Your Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

There is no one singular answer that applies to all of us as far as work is concerned. We have to find what works best for our lives, but we can agree that work is an important part of our lives. Here are five ways your work could be affecting your life.

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."

7 Dangerous Decisions That Ruin Careers Before They Begin

Michael Price | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business
Michael Price

In life, whether it's your career, your marriage or a litany of other situations, often times it's not the decisions you make after the fact that can destroy you. It's the decisions that you make before entering into situations that can destroy you.

The 4 Words That Led Hoda Kotb To Her 'Today' Show Job

OWN | Posted 01.12.2015 | OWN

After undergoing a mastectomy and intensive reconstruction surgery in 2007, breast cancer survivor Hoda Kotb took on a new mantra. "I remember waking ...

7 Career Lessons Learned The Hard Way

Debra Walton | Posted 01.08.2015 | Business
Debra Walton

A successful career is a difficult and time-consuming journey. My hope is that these principles will help you avoid a few bumps along the way.

The Power of 10,000 Women

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 01.08.2015 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

Managers play an essential role by helping their organizations enable women to find the right balance so they can work as productively and effectively as possible. Here are a few steps workplace leaders can take to help women achieve their full potential at work.

Top 5 Essential Skills for Teachers

Sue Gober | Posted 01.07.2015 | Education
Sue Gober

I sent an email to all of my student teachers recently, asked them to please hit reply, and then quickly list the five most important soft skills needed by teachers.

Getting Fired From My Dream Job Was The Best Thing For Me

Alexis Meads | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women
Alexis Meads

Some of you are fed up with the way things are going in your life. Some of you are tired of doing everything for others while your internal voice secretly beats you down.

Jakrapong Kongmalai: Find a Mentor and Avoid Years of Trial and Error

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 01.08.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

By following your passion, you'll be able to find yourself in a situation where you don't have to choose between your career and lifestyle but be able to enjoy both.

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.

5 Reasons You May Not Meet Your 2015 Resolutions

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

If you are like most people, there's a chance that you either set a new goal for yourself or are still considering putting one in place. It is not un...

Rejection Is Good For You

Ellen Goodlett | Posted 01.05.2015 | Women
Ellen Goodlett

What I did not realize, as I started down the long hard road to finding an agent and attempting to sell my writing, was how much these rejections would help me in other aspects of my life

10 Practices of a Great Coach and Why I Broke Up With Mine

Celia Ward-Wallace | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Celia Ward-Wallace

My heart was broken... but now it's healed. No one could heal me but myself. You see, about 12 months ago I was killing it in my coaching business. ...