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Kelly Cutrone's Career Changing Moment (WATCH)

Posted 09.18.2013 | MarloThomas

Kelly Cutrone reveals the moment that shaped her career path. Click here to purchase Kelly's books, Normal Gets You Nowhere and If You Have To Cry Go...

Changing the Work-Life Balance Game

Pontish Yeramyan | Posted 04.07.2012 | Women
Pontish Yeramyan

When I examine my life, there's much more than work to be balanced.

Advice You'll Never Hear From A Career Counselor

Katrina Alcorn | Posted 03.31.2012 | Women
Katrina Alcorn

When you are honest about what went wrong, people will like you and want to work with you, even more than if you pretend to be floating sublimely above the messiness of your life.

Just Friends? What To Consider Before Befriending Your Boss

Posted 01.30.2012 | Women

Jennifer Winter | The Daily Muse One of the first things you realize about professional life is that you're going to be spending the majority of yo...

Toni's Take on Real Estate: The Three 'P's You Need

Toni Haber | Posted 03.31.2012 | New York
Toni Haber

As a real estate broker for almost for 30 years, I have seen many people come and go, in and out of this industry. Why do some succeed, while others tuck tail and run?

When Success Leaves You Feeling Empty

Adele Scheele | Posted 03.27.2012 | Business
Adele Scheele

You've been waiting for this day for so long -- a big promotion, award, or accomplishment! You thought you'd feel on top of the world, but for some reason, you don't. What gives?

How a Coach Can Help When Your Own Efforts Fail

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

Even though you are accomplished in many other areas in your life, achieving this goal has been elusive. This circumstance is one of the key reasons why coaches exist. The right coach can make the difference between continuing to try and ultimately reaching your goal.

Align for Success

Tom Butta | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business
Tom Butta

There is good thinking about the effectiveness of culture, the importance of community, and the benefits of branding. But, none of this work gets to the root cause of why organizations are not as successful as they can be.

A Final Farewell to Ladies Who Lunch

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 03.25.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

Are we still reacting against the "ladies who lunch" stereotype in an effort to demonstrate to our male colleagues just how seriously we take our jobs?

How to Break Into the Fashion World

Louise Roe | Posted 03.24.2012 | Style
Louise Roe

I always knew I wanted to write -- and more specifically -- for a magazine. My dad is a travel journalist, so from a young age I saw the excitement, passion and fun involved with creating something from scratch.

The 20 Best-Paying Cities For Women

ForbesWoman | Posted 01.23.2012 | Women

The following ranking of the top 20 cities where women earn the most was compiled from the 2010 American Community Survey by the U.S. Census Bureau, u...

The Worst Career Mistake You Can Make

ForbesWoman | Posted 01.20.2012 | Women

Throughout my years of working, I've made a large number of mistakes in my professional life and career planning - 52 critical mistakes, in fact. Eve...

How To Divorce Your Work Husband

The Grindstone | Posted 01.20.2012 | Women

Oh the "Work Husband." It's a dubious title that I've never been quite comfortable with. After all, I've worked very closely with men at my office. My...

When You're Asked an Impossible Interview Question

Adele Scheele | Posted 03.21.2012 | Business
Adele Scheele

A job interview is not so much about you as it is about what you have to offer the employer and how you will fit in.

In 2012 Career Success Is Up to You!

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 03.20.2012 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Managing your career in 2012 is a bit like piloting a boat. In order to avoid being blown adrift by the winds of change, you have to adjust your sails, keep your eyes on the horizon, and proceed on your chosen course.

So You Want a Career in Marketing? Seven Tips to Get You There

Dorie Clark | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business
Dorie Clark

Follow these seven steps, and -- no matter how tight the job market around you -- a good marketing job will soon be yours.

How To Keep Your Job When You're Over 50 | Posted 01.17.2012 | Fifty

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Need to work longer before retiring? Older worker, beware! A bull's-eye is being stenciled on your back. This can put a crimp ...

Why Asking for Money Is So Hard

Kathy Caprino | Posted 03.17.2012 | Women
Kathy Caprino

For women to be successful entrepreneurs, consultants, and small business owners, they must find new ways to strengthen their ability to authoritatively command the fees they deserve.

On The Wrong Path? 6 Steps To Finding Your Way

Posted 01.13.2012 | Women

Amber Rae | The Daily Muse Three years ago this month, I took a major leap of faith. On what seemed like a whim, I quit my job at a software compan...

More Powerful Resolutions for the Savvy Job-Seeker

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 03.11.2012 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

The initial days of 2012 are beginning to shine a long awaited light on these dark economic times. Here are four ways to maximize your opportunities.

Communication Goals for the New Year

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

It's impossible to be too good a communicator. We all know people who seem to always know the perfect thing to say. What you may not realize is that good communicators work at it.

WATCH: How To Make A Successful Career Change

Posted 01.09.2012 | Fifty

The Today Show hosts Katie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb spoke to Today Financial Editor Jean Chatzky, and career website The Grindestone's Editor At Larg...

When Your Boss Is The Same Age As Your Kid

Adele Scheele | Posted 06.14.2012 | Fifty
Adele Scheele

The longer you work, the more you will encounter working for younger managers. You can feel defensive and make others uncomfortable, or you can take some steps to make it easier on everyone, including yourself.

What's So Wrong With Using Your Sister's Connection To Get Ahead?

The Grindstone | Meredith Lepore | Posted 01.09.2012 | Women

Earlier this week news came out that Pippa Middleton was planning on throwing a big, 80s themed birthday party for her sister, Kate Middleton, who tur...

The Online Application Tango

Gary M. Krebs | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary M. Krebs

It's not exactly a news flash to me that job applications are now all digital. I had, after all, been on the other end of the process for years as a hiring manager. But things are very different when you are the applicant.