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'Paleo-ing' Your Business and Career Is the Key Ingredient for Your Success

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 03.06.2015 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

So what could paleo eating and success in your business and career possibly have in common? Actually -- pretty much everything.

Advice to My Younger Self

Ronda Lee | Posted 03.06.2015 | Good News
Ronda Lee

A couple of friends called for advice about a job interview and what was holding back career goals. I told both of them that their anxiety was indicative of their age.

7 Ways To Prove You're Full Of Energy At Work

Next Avenue | Phyllis Weiss Haserot | Posted 03.05.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Phyllis Weiss Haserot With today’s tight labor market and dramatic demographic changes, employability criteria suc...

6 Resume Mistakes Executive Job Seekers Should Avoid

Ellevate | Posted 03.06.2015 | Women
Ellevate

I have seen countless resumes of those in leadership roles over the years. Executives don't take the opportunity to really show not only how they've overseen organizations, divisions and departments, but also what they've accomplished and the impact they've had.

Entrepreneurs: Jeff Davis, Creator of Criminal Minds & MTV's Teen Wolf

Johnathan Cardillo | Posted 03.04.2015 | Entertainment
Johnathan Cardillo

I started writing screenplays while I was in high school; feature film scripts. By the time I got to LA I had written about 20 scripts. I went to college at Vassar in NY and got a BA in Film Production, then I went to USC for Screenwriting.

3 Tips For Women Wanting To Become CEOs From Buffalo Wild Wings' CEO

Alicia Jessop | Posted 03.04.2015 | Women
Alicia Jessop

As a female taking over the helm of a company focused on wings, football and sports that had only 35 restaurant locations, Smith had her work cut out for her.

The Rigor and Reward of Engineering

Be An Engineer | Posted 03.04.2015 | Education
Be An Engineer

Math and science came easy to me growing up. My teachers understood how to encourage those interests. They challenged me, but they also built my confidence by giving me opportunities to serve in leadership roles.

4 Ways to Deal with a Male-Dominated Work Culture

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 03.04.2015 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Increasing gender diversity and equality in the workplace can lead to increased revenues, greater innovation and improved employee satisfaction, which benefits us all.

If You Don't Ask For It, You Won't Get It

Helene Lerner | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

The issue of pay equity has been in the news recently, e.g., Hollywood and wage disparity -- female actors being paid less in comparison to their male...

How to Network Your Way to the Corner Office Within Your Own Company

John Corcoran | Posted 03.03.2015 | Business
John Corcoran

By seizing any opportunity you can to work with people in your company in areas that you are interested in; you are essentially laying the groundwork for you to gain more access to this area of your company in the future.

College Degrees Valuable for Employment Prospects and Much More

Rev. James J. Maher, C.M. | Posted 03.03.2015 | College
Rev. James J. Maher, C.M.

For those who are capable and willing to advance to higher education, there can be no argument that in today's day and age having a college degree is better than entering the workforce unarmed with all the necessary tools.

Why Fit In? Stand Out and Win in Business

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 03.02.2015 | Business
Jimmy Nguyen

Let's face it, many professionals have good skills. So it helps to be memorable -- whether your goal is to win clients, get promoted in your organization, or rise to the top of an industry.

6 Big Misconceptions People Have About Personal Branding Online

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 03.02.2015 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

Even as the importance of having a good digital profile is more readily accepted and recognized there is still a lot of mystery surrounding it. With that come many misconceptions. I offer six of what I see as the most common.

Why the Definition of 'Good Writing' Needs a Transformation

Janice Sands | Posted 02.27.2015 | Books
Janice Sands

Carey Salerno, Executive Editor of Alice James Books and a Literary Arts Curator supporting the launch of Pen and Brush's new programming, shares what she has learned throughout her career in publishing and her experience as a poet and a writer.

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

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.04.2015 | 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.