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9 20-Something Myths That Will Stall Your Career

LearnVest | Posted 09.02.2013 | Women
LearnVest

If you're putting off starting your life... don't. It's time to start making deliberate choices in your job, your city and even your love life to set yourself up for the life you want in your 30s.

How Gen Y Women See The World

Posted 07.02.2013 | Women

How do Generation Y women see the world? Slightly more optimistically than women of older generations, says a new report. The study, commissioned ...

'It's Time To Leave Our Comfort Zone'

Posted 06.30.2013 | Women

We're consistently inspired by stories of women who made major life changes -- and came out on top. This week The Grindstone's Carrie Murphy inter...

Clocked in, But Checked Out: How to Quash Quitting in the Seats

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 08.27.2013 | Women
Alison A. Quirk

For me, quitting is what you do with cigarettes and bad habits; it's not something you do in your seat. Life's too short to be in a job you don't care about.

Better Ways to Look for a Job and Ask for a Raise

Brazen Life | Posted 08.25.2013 | College
Brazen Life

Securing the career you want at the pay you deserve is already a difficult task. By incorporating some data hacks into your job search, you can "tip the scales" in your favor.

Finding Right Work... at Any Age!

Leni Miller | Posted 08.24.2013 | Good News
Leni Miller

Robert Mondavi would have celebrated his 100th birthday last week. His name now is synonymous with fine wine. But it was not always that way.

Doing what you love

Swizec Teller | Posted 08.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Swizec Teller

But for the majority, your passion can never be your job. That's weird.

I Found a Job... Here's How

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 08.22.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

Pulse Survey A pulse survey was conducted by JustStaff to explore how people go about finding jobs in today's market. The study sample included 48 re...

3 Ways to Support & Encourage STEM in Your School

Hobsons & Roadtrip Nation | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
Hobsons & Roadtrip Nation

Your student saying she's interested in engineering creates the opportunity to discuss the range of educational preparation and careers available. So, how can you help your students connect what they're learning now to their future goals, particularly if they're interested in STEM fields?

Ask A Physicist: 5 Tips For Women In Science

Posted 06.19.2013 | Technology

Editor's Note: Lilyvania Mikulski, the Assistant Director of the Office of Media Relations at Florida International University, interviewed Idaykis Ro...

12 Absurd Kanye West Quotes That Will Actually Help Your Career

Danny Rubin | Posted 08.19.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

As Kanye's latest album, Yeezus, invades our eardrums, it's a good time to reflect on his many, many head-scratching quotes. Yet buried under the rapper's bravado and considerable megalomania are genuine bits of career wisdom.

The Truth Hurts: 7 Lies You've Been Told About the 'Real World'

Brazen Life | Posted 08.18.2013 | College
Brazen Life

American college students have been trained from an alarmingly young age to believe that as long as they show up, they should be rewarded. And that is lulling them into a false sense of security.

Paula Puryear Martin: Why Overachieving Is Overrated

Paula Puryear Martin | Posted 08.18.2013 | Women
Paula Puryear Martin

Achievement arises naturally from who you are. It follows your inner compass, even when all around you are certain you're headed the wrong way. Super-achieverdom, on the other hand, proceeds from an external locus of control.

Do What You're Good at, Not What You Love

Lisa Cleary | Posted 08.17.2013 | Women
Lisa Cleary

In elementary school, my parents bought me a karaoke machine for my room to appease my love for singing. I was told that I could sing until my heart was content, as long as my bedroom door was closed.

Elaine Agather: Finding Balance in Seriousness and Spirit

Elaine Agather | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Elaine Agather

ur business is demanding and competitive, and necessitates you come to work every day ready to work hard, make mistakes and better yourself. No one is more competitive than I am, but I never take myself too seriously.

From Internship to Offer: Insights from Top Interns at Google, Facebook & More

Jonathon Youshaei | Posted 08.17.2013 | College
Jonathon Youshaei

Whether you're working at a financial firm, fashion company, or fast-paced startup, these tips will help you land a return offer and have an amazing summer.

Get Into College in 10 Simple Steps

Elizabeth Romero | Posted 08.17.2013 | College
Elizabeth Romero

Did you know that Latino students that enter high school with the plan to continue their studies by going to college have a much greater probability of achieving it? That's what a recent study has shown, and therefore, why New Futuro created the College Plan tutorial.

PRO TIPS: 9 Awesome Office Power Moves

The Huffington Post | Joanna Borns | Posted 08.11.2013 | Comedy

1. Bathroom power move If someone is inside a stall in the office bathroom, whisper "I know it's you." Make sure to use an accusatory tone. ...

The Academe-Academic Complex

Peter Weddle | Posted 08.14.2013 | College
Peter Weddle

Here's the truth the complex doesn't want you to know. Today's college degree does not provide career security or even a decent shot at a job. And, we mislead working men and women when we claim it does.

Now What? A Guide for Recent Graduates (and Other Seeking Souls)

Roadtrip Nation | Posted 08.13.2013 | College
Roadtrip Nation

A diploma comes wrapped in a jumble of expectations and pressures. There's a feeling that you -- an early 20-something whose most "adult" possessions include a George Foreman Grill and a button-down shirt you've had since high school -- should have it all mapped out. But no need to panic.

Valerie Jarrett: Being Whole

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 08.12.2013 | Women
Valerie Jarrett

To compete on an even playing field, we need to create our own field with teammates that respect and support what it takes for us to be healthy and whole.

Is Social Media Poking a Hole in Your Career Plans?

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

Social media is a web and mobile based communication that links businesses, governments and media sources to their audience who may be clients or consumers.

9 Things It Took Me Way Too Long To Learn

Posted 06.10.2013 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Tales from a 41-year-old. Wisdom -- and the woeful path that preceded it -- for all ages. 1. Standing Up For Yourself Isn't P...

What Is Your Right Work?

Leni Miller | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business
Leni Miller

Why is unemployment still so high? Where are all the jobs and why aren't they coming back? Why are so many people, " looking for jobs in all the wro...

Cali Williams Yost: How Success Flexibility Creates Opportunity, On and Off the Job

Cali Williams Yost | Posted 08.05.2013 | Women
Cali Williams Yost

If we want to take advantage of the countless flexible ways we can fit work and life together in order to be our best, on and off the job, then we can't be derailed by a rigid definition of success.