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Planning To Leave Your Job? Here Are The Do's And Don'ts

Business First of Louisville | ED GREEN | Posted 05.15.2012 | Money

If you are among the growing number of Americans looking for a new job, you might want to consider some advice before cutting ties with your current e...

Six Pieces Of Wisdom And Advice For College Grads, Inspired By And Borrowed From Norman Lear

Caty Borum Chattoo | Posted 07.11.2012 | College
Caty Borum Chattoo

So much of my "wisdom" or, more accurately, just "stuff that I say," comes from the actual wisdom of the great mentor of my life, the incomparable Norman Lear. Graduation season is the perfect time to share Norman's "Norman-isms."

Put Forth Your Virtual Best

Daniel Gulati | Posted 07.11.2012 | Technology
Daniel Gulati

To stand out from the crowd, don't suppress your social self. Instead, climb the Ladder of Social Identity to increase your chances of landing that coveted role.

Katherine Bindley

Why Your Resume Has Just Six Seconds To Make An Impression | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.10.2012 | Money

There have long been general guidelines for resume writing but rarely, if ever, has it been considered an exact science. Now, using eye-tracking s...

Do You Have a Work Spouse? Why They May Be Good, and Maybe Not So Good for You

Judy Farah | Posted 07.09.2012 | Business
Judy Farah

Yes, truth and trust. I have a male work friend who is the only one I trust to edit my blogs. Everyone else just tells me they're good. I trust this guy to tell me exactly where the faults are -- in my blog or in me.

Ask Judy: Will Photos from the Past Ruin My Job Prospects?

Judy A. Smith | Posted 07.09.2012 | Black Voices
Judy A. Smith

I'm a little nervous that some of the "fun" I had in the past may affect my future prospects of employment. I have heard of potential employers doing an Internet search before hiring someone. Do companies have the right to use this information against me?

Career Advice From an Insubordinate

Maureen Anderson | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Maureen Anderson

"Don't you touch that thing!" he screamed. That's good advice, I've since decided, for new hires supposedly in charge of people who know what they're doing. Keep your distance until you're one of the people who know what they're doing.

The Rush of Leadership

Brian Tolle | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Brian Tolle

Leaders rush into burning buildings to take care of things while the rest of us are running out of them. That's what makes them heroes in our eyes because we know they are doing something we're too afraid to do ourselves.

The End of the Greatest Generation: Is Anyone Paying Attention?

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 07.02.2012 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

I recently had a stunning realization: We're about to lose one of the most precious resources in America. I'm not talking about oil, gas or rare metals. What we're about to lose Is the living presence of the elders who make up the Greatest Generation.

A Career Letter to the Class of 2012

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 07.02.2012 | College
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

You earned your degree with a tremendous amount of effort, time, and, more than likely, a big financial investment that may also translate into significant student loan debt. As you begin your career journey, I share this wisdom to help you find your way in the world-of-work.

Three Groups of People You Must Know to Succeed in College and Beyond

Isa Adney | Posted 06.28.2012 | College
Isa Adney

The truth is: people are the answer to success in any area -- especially college. In order to succeed you must know how to cultivate your community.

Six Tactics to Ignite Your Ambition

Adele Scheele | Posted 06.27.2012 | Business
Adele Scheele

Even though you possess talent or technical ability, having and honing is not enough. Here are six critical, transactional success skills to stimulate your most meaningful and fulfilling career.

How to Update Your Job Search Strategy to Land Faster

Robyn Greenspan | Posted 06.24.2012 | Business
Robyn Greenspan

Here are the problems job seekers recently said they were encountering, and our solutions to mitigate them.

Ask Judy: 'Help! Rumors Of A Workplace Crush May Cost Me A Promotion.'

Judy A. Smith | Posted 06.23.2012 | Black Voices
Judy A. Smith

Are rumors floating around the office about you and a co-worker? Worried those rumors may put you at a disadvantage for that promotion you've been eyeing? Here's what you can do to put yourself back on top.

Follow Any Leader

Brian Tolle | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business
Brian Tolle

There is a huge difference in how leadership is given and how leadership is received. To assume the mantle of leader with a fair dose of humility and empathy. Being an intelligent follower is the first step.

Which Is Better: The Bigger Office or the Better-Located One?

Kat Griffin | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business
Kat Griffin

If your choice is still between the small but well-located office or the larger but remote office, I think you have a few questions to ask yourself, such as...

10 Health Mistakes You're Making Right Now Because You Think You're Too Busy

Brazen Life | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Brazen Life

If your career is central to your life and you can't afford to be sick, get your diet on track and follow some simple rules.

WATCH: The Most Important Step In My Career, From Kathy Griffin

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Be Proud of Your Accomplishments, Not Your Affiliations

Daniel Gulati | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business
Daniel Gulati

As traditional notions of prestige are fast losing relevancy, we should all focus more on creating real value. If you're lucky enough to have attended a great college or worked for a top company, you have an obligation to turn these affiliations into accomplishments.

Design a Creative Life -- Balancing Reality and Aspirations

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.12.2012 | College
Soren Petersen

How do I live up to my own expectations and aspirations while reality is begging me to compromise?

Your Start-Up Life: Should My Husband Take a Long-Distance Job Offer?

Rana Florida | Posted 06.12.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

My husband and I live in Detroit and he was laid off last year. He's been job searching for months and finally got a great offer in Chicago. In Detroit I have a good job and a support system that helps with our kids. We don't know a single person in Chicago. He has until next week to accept the offer.

What Should I Know if I Want to Quit My Job, Leave Everything Behind, and Travel for a Year?

Quora | Posted 06.11.2012 | Travel

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Julia Lam, Traveler and Innovator I'm currently in the middle of taking 6-12 months off.  ...

Hate Your Job? Take a Class

Maureen Anderson | Posted 06.10.2012 | Money
Maureen Anderson

What do you do when you hate your job but aren't ready to quit? I'll answer with my old standby: "I don't know. But here's what I did..."

Women in Technology: Let’s Close the Gap

Peggy Johnson | Posted 06.10.2012 | Technology
Peggy Johnson

As a woman in what has been perceived to be a "man's profession," I've learned some lessons along the way which may be helpful to young women considering a technical career.

Ask Judy: 10 Tips For Preventing Crises At Work From The Inspiration Behind ABC's 'Scandal'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.09.2012 | Black Voices

Our work dramas may never escalate to the heights that they do on ABC's new series "Scandal." On the first episode alone protagonist Olivia Pope, play...