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How to Use the Summer to Jumpstart Your Legal Career

Tamesha Keel | Posted 05.28.2015 | Education
Tamesha Keel

Summer is the elusive time in between semesters when students take a break from law school, but continue to work hard as students of the law. Very quickly, they learn that summers may not be quite as glamorous and relaxing as portrayed.

Attention Graduates: You Will Be Googled

John P. David | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
John P. David

Anyone in the workforce who wants to have a long and successful career needs to look good online. We can't all be David Geffen and be worth $6.9 billion, but we can start at the bottom and work our way up -- as long as we can get that first opportunity.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Following Your Dreams

Sarah Julien | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Julien

I've learnt more since I quit my nine-to-five job to start my own business than in 10 years working in public relations. Like most entrepreneurs, I am an autodidact. I also surrounded myself with smart, successful people and learn as much as I can from them. Following my dreams has been a lesson in growth. Here are my top 10 life altering realizations

Selecting the Right Executive Recruiter aka No Sales Weasels Please!

Mark Wayman | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Mark Wayman

My name is Mark Wayman, and for the last eleven years I have owned an Executive Recruiting firm focused on gaming and high tech. My model - only represent executives I know personally, or executives that are referred to me through my network.

How to be a Rock Star at Work

TJ Trent | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
TJ Trent

I have always wanted to succeed, but I did not always understand how. At times, it made me feel like less of a person or a failure. Until I joined the Army in 2002, I was fired or forced to resign from many very well paying jobs.

4 Easy Steps to Become a Better Negotiator

Quora | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Quora

I've spent the majority of my career negotiating and training people to negotiate. Along the way I've made plenty of mistakes and learned that negotiation can often be improved by actually doing the opposite of what I'd originally think to do.

Six Steps to Landing Your First Job

Adele Scheele | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Adele Scheele

1. Take a limited time off. Sleep, drive around, meet with old friends. Decompress before you face the next reality: Life.

Why Sam the "Yes Man" Never Got Paid

Brian de Haaff | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I used to know a guy -- we'll call him Sam -- who always agreed with everything the CEO said or did. He loved the CEO even when she was nasty or very, very wrong. He was a Yes Man. Every organization seems to have at least one.

Mindset Hacks for Acing the Interview

Nathalie Thompson | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Nathalie Thompson

Acing the interview begins with your mindset. The most successful interviewees are not passive outsiders to the process; they are active participants in creating the kind of situation most likely to serve them.

Four Years Wiser, My Message for This Year's Graduates

Katharine Rose | Posted 05.26.2015 | College
Katharine Rose

Our focus, then, should not be on trying to "figure it all out." It should be on finding ways to be more accepting of the place we are currently in -- and looking for lessons that we can call upon for guidance in the future.

A Graduation Toolkit: A Leading Career Coach's 5 Most Inspired Tools for Anyone Entering the World Anew

Tama Kieves | Posted 05.26.2015 | College
Tama Kieves

Today's graduate, just like the rest of us, faces an uncharted world. Creativity, not conformity, is the new security. Booyah.

Mentor Others for Your Own Professional Development

Margaret Ruvoldt | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
Margaret Ruvoldt

Whether through a formal company initiative or through informal organic relationships, many leaders find themselves asked to make time in their busy schedules for mentoring.

Don't Know What You Want? 10 Simple Steps for Creating a Personal Vision Retreat

Tamika Schilbe | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Tamika Schilbe

Last month I told friends I was taking a few days off to go on a vision retreat, and I realized people had no clue what I was talking about. "Is that a course you're taking?" someone asked. Good question.

Gerry Plaza: Don't Be Fixated on a Single Solution to Problems

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.24.2015 | 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...

What I Learned About My Career From Leading A Double Life

Catherine LeClair | Posted 05.21.2015 | Women
Catherine LeClair

Leading a double life wasn't exactly the hardest thing in the world, but it wasn't easy. I didn't feel embarrassed about my serving job, but I was self-conscious about the different personalities I needed to uphold at each role.

6 Pieces of Advice We Give, But Never Take

Uloop | Posted 05.20.2015 | College
Uloop

You might be the type of person who is great at giving advice, or you might be the type of person who is usually the one asking or taking advice from others, whether they're your close friends, acquaintances, or family members.

The Key To Feeling Confident In Any Situation

Posted 05.20.2015 | OWN

Hollywood producer and author of A Curious Mind Brian Grazer explains his guiding principle -- that following our innate curiosity can lead to a bigge...

Make Yourself More Valuable in Your Workplace: Develop Your 'Meta-Skills'

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

"Mindset over skill set." I recently heard this phrase in a talk on smart hiring strategies, and it struck me that mindset is really what we're talking about when we talk about meta-skills.

7 Benefits of Using a Staffing Firm to Job Hunt in Hawaii

Brandon Suyeoka | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Brandon Suyeoka

A few posts ago I wrote about 5 things you can do when looking for a job in Hawaii. Out of those five, I've always been asked to expand more on how connecting with a local staffing firm can help in your job search.

The Downfall of Quitting My Job Too Early

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Melissa J. Nixon

Have you ever thought about quitting your job? I mean really just packing up and walking out because either you had enough or maybe the dream in your heart was ready to burst out that you thought it was time to move on?

Entrepreneurs: John Mark Seltzer, Invaluable Advice from The Sunset Strip Music Producer

Johnathan Cardillo | Posted 05.15.2015 | Entertainment
Johnathan Cardillo

"Ok, soo I grew up in San Diego, CA and attended a private school. I got into music in my early teens. I started recording myself singing and playing instruments with my tape recorder. "

Millennials Want Jobs That Produce A Positive Impact, And That Starts With H.R.

The Atlantic | CHRISTINE BADER | Posted 05.15.2015 | Impact

HR-bashing has been one of the professional world’s most popular pastimes since well before the viral 2005 Fast Company article, “Why We Hate HR,...

Watch Out Extroverts: Your Introverted Co-Workers Are Judging You

Amy Morin | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Amy Morin

It really is the quiet ones you have to watch out for. At least, that's true for extroverts looking for positive peer recommendations from their quieter colleagues.

When Was Your Last Stupid Bold Move?

Pat Wadors | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Pat Wadors

A few weeks ago I was being interviewed about being a woman in an executive leadership role, and the interviewer asked me, "What were your most defi...

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Being A Single, Career-Oriented Woman in Your Twenties

Natalie Bacon | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Natalie Bacon

I was recently told by a guy that he didn't think it was a good idea for us to continue dating because I was "too career-oriented." [Insert the deer in headlights, eyes bulging emoji].