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Timeless Advice for Generation A-Z

Debra Walton | Posted 07.17.2015 | College
Debra Walton

Some haven't got a clue about what they're going to do, or even what they might be capable of (I certainly can relate). But that's okay, it doesn't matter. The journey is what's important.

Stop Trying to Find a "Real" Job

Mounia Berrada-Gouzi | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Mounia Berrada-Gouzi

If you are still busy sending out CVs but getting no-where chances are you need to re-think and re-define yourself and what you actually want to be in this world. We get so caught up in trying to" find a job" that we forget why we looking in the first place. To get a pay check? To get benefits? To do interesting work?

39 Best Kept Secrets of Great Programmers

Quora | Posted 07.20.2015 | Technology
Quora

Most of the time, using inheritance is a bad object oriented design in the long run. It reduces reusability and testability of code. Consider using interfaces instead.

An Open Letter to Employers Hosting Summer Interns (Part Two)

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

It's up to you to provide the orientation, guidance and motivation to help them succeed. In turn, you gain some fresh perspectives and new skills, in addition to an extra set of hands to hopefully ease your workload this summer and advance your business objectives.

4 Tips to Land a Flight Attendant Job

Abbie Unger | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel
Abbie Unger

There hasn't been a better time to pursue a job in the sky in years. Dozens of airlines are accepting applications and hiring flight attendants. Accor...

6 Lessons You Should Have Learned In College

Quora | Posted 07.16.2015 | College
Quora

When people make lists about things they wish they knew in college, it's usually full of general things students hear over and over again.

Using Summer for Success

Adele Scheele | Posted 07.15.2015 | College
Adele Scheele

Don't give up on the rest of summer. Resist going down to the beach to drink and tan. You'll only peel, get hung over, and your tan will fade anyway. Instead, use what's left of this vacation differently -- wisely.

Striking the Right Balance: From Manager to CEO

Women’s iLab | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Women’s iLab

CEOs of early stage startups typically do not have the luxury of hiring a manager and are thus tasked with overseeing work product and daily operations themselves. So, how does one manage and lead at the same time?

Baron Batch: From Professional Football Player to Passionate Artist

Dani Bostick | Posted 07.13.2015 | Arts
Dani Bostick

Football chose him until he chose art. Football was a dream realized, art a dream deferred.

The Secret to Finding the Passion in Your Life and Career

Quora | Posted 07.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

Too many of us believe in a magical being called 'passion.' "If only I could find my passion," we cry. "Finding my passion would make me happy."

What Good Sales People Know About Personal Branding That Everyone Should

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

We used to call it building a good reputation and being clear on the direction you wanted your career to go. Then the age of digital dawned, and personal branding was taken to a whole new level. It's no longer just about the real life version of you. It's also about the digital version of you.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Mark Tutssel, Leo Burnett

David Shing | Posted 07.13.2015 | Media
David Shing

This past June at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, I spent some time with Mark Tutssel, Global Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett, who is responsible for setting the creative vision for the network's 95 global offices.

Here Are 10 Reasons Why Turning 30 Is Going To Be Golden

Joan Erakit | Posted 07.10.2015 | Women
Joan Erakit

As I examine the past 10 years of my life, I realize that it has become less about what others think of me or my choices and more about whether I'm smiling or frowning.

7 Rules Successful People Live By

Holly Rust | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Holly Rust

Several years ago I left the corporate world to persue my own entrepreneurial dreams. In my quest to find success outside of the corporate world I read countless books and networked with hundreds upon hundreds of prominent business owners, business leaders, entrepreneurs and freelancers.

The Top 3 Skills Necessary For All Careers

Quora | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Quora

Let's face it... who is happy with their first choice of careers? Few people start with something and stick it out forever. Even successful athletes start other careers and you should too. The challenge is to use your first career to build up skills that are needed in all industries, all organizations and all situations.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Jim Stengel

David Shing | Posted 07.10.2015 | Media
David Shing

During the Cannes Lions Festival in June, I had the great fortune of spending some time with Jim Stengel, Former Global Marketing Officer of Procter & Gamble, and now President & CEO of The Jim Stengel Company.

The Yet Mindset

Mark W. Guay | Posted 07.09.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

Whenever you whisper the words "I can't" to yourself, just add in the word "yet". That's a three-letter word that I'm going to be using a lot in the future, and perhaps you will too.

Finding Your Calling Through Crisis

Adele Scheele | Posted 07.08.2015 | Impact
Adele Scheele

Nobody wants devastating medical news. Yet, it can serve as a compass needle to redirect you when you are lost... if you're willing to look. Los Angeles-based photographer Bill Aron was struck with cancer not once, but three times.

7 Signs You're at a Dead-End Job

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

Careers are slightly more difficult to navigate than highways, and it's hard to know whether your job has you in the fast lane to a bright future -- or on the road to nowhere.

Conquer Your Careers Fears

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
Daffnee Cohen

We all have career fears. There are triggers and fears that play a role in our successes and failures. As any normal working human, my fears develop, grow and diminish on daily basis. It's up to ME to control my level of happiness, stress, income and success.

Mika Brzezinski: 'Do not say you are sorry'

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Mika Brzezinski is the co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe and the author of three best-selling books. Her memoir All Things At Once became a New York Tim...

How to Network With People Without Seeming Needy

Anita Wing Lee | Posted 07.07.2015 | Business
Anita Wing Lee

Networking is not about collecting business cards. It's about building genuine and authentic connections with real people

What Makes You So Special?

Joshua Macht | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
Joshua Macht

There's a path beyond the scary job statistics. Finding a fruitful and meaningful career after college means having a strategy. Learning to think like a corporate strategist helps. Let me explain why.

4 Things To Keep in Mind When You're Launching a New Career

Clark Howard | Posted 07.06.2015 | Business
Clark Howard

An estimated 5 million jobs go unfilled every month because employers can't find people with the right skills. That's led some employers to partner with philanthropies, governments, and community colleges to educate existing employees so they can fill those openings.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Susan Credle

David Shing | Posted 07.06.2015 | Media
David Shing

Watch as Susan as I discuss what inspires her, the AOL and Leo Burnett content marketing partnership, women in advertising, and the best piece of career advice she's been given.