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Charles Pascalar: Be the Guy Who Gives More Than What's Expected

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.05.2015 | 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...

3 Secrets For Job Search Success In Midlife

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 04.27.2015 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Are you over 50 and feeling frustrated by the lack of opportunities in the job market? Do you think you're being overlooked simply because of your age? Are you tired of seeing the jobs go to younger, less experienced applicants? If so... read on!

It's Not You, It's Me: Are Your Behaviors Holding You Back?

Amanda Yuill | Posted 04.25.2015 | Business
Amanda Yuill

I recently made the leap from the relative comfort and security of the corporate world to running my own business. Oh, the expectations I had for my new life! I knew that when I was finally running my own show, I would be free to work in a way that reflected my true values of kindness, balance and peace - values that often seemed at odds with a successful corporate career.

5 Things to Think About Before Looking For Your Dream Job

Katie Kempner | Posted 04.22.2015 | Women
Katie Kempner

At the risk of sounding like a Dr. Seuss book, there is only one you. You are unique and special and you bring all of your experience, knowledge, and interpretations of life to whatever you do. You are the commodity that you are selling and you must believe in yourself 100 percent.

Can't Code? How to Get a Job at a Tech Start-Up with No Technical Skills

Michael Ruderman | Posted 04.23.2015 | Technology
Michael Ruderman

Tech is hot. Start-ups are cool. You need to look no further than the Sunday night line-up on HBO or the pages of the New York Times to know that Silicon Valley is the current "it" place for young talent.

Do You Need a Career Sandbox?

Amanda Yuill | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Amanda Yuill

Something I see over and over again in people who want to make a major career change is a fear of "losing it all". They get 5, 10, 20 years into a career path, find themselves desperately wanting to try something new, but assume that if their new venture doesn't succeed they will lose everything.

Think Twice: Will Doubling Your Paycheck Really Make You Happier?

Becky Lynn Smith | Posted 04.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Becky Lynn Smith

What if having more money could actually be a hindrance for people? Is it possible that making enough money could be a hurdle that keeps people from exploring what would really make them happy and successful in this life?

This Author Had It All -- But Gained So Much More When He Left It Behind

OWN | Posted 04.16.2015 | OWN

By the time he was 29 years old, Pico Iyer was living the life he had always dreamed of. Or so he thought. "I had that 25th-floor office four block...

Spring Cleaning of the Soul: A Strategic Process for Planning Your Career

Jody Michael | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Jody Michael

Ask anyone who has spent the time, the money and the resources to discover the right career and they will tell you: It's worth it. Living an authentic life where your career aligns with your best self brings a sense of meaning and joy that is beyond measure.

Want to Ask for a Raise? 8 Things You Might Want to Do First

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Java allows you to create computer programs, learn more about computer programming languages, create web applications and more. And if you want a job in coding, technology or anything else related to computer applications, knowing Java is a must.

Why Everyone Needs a Do Over: Q&A with Jon Acuff

Cat Knarr | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Cat Knarr

This past year, I experienced my first Do Over moment. I was suddenly laid off from a startup and left scrambling to rebuild my career. It worked out for the better when I found an exciting new job, but for a few months there, the future got scary.

5 Ways To Leave That Job You Hate

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 04.09.2015 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

This is a true story. I realize some of this advice is not for everyone. I am a risk taker and I have a low tolerance for boredom. But I will tell you this, if you set your sights on a goal and believe in the possibilities, you can do anything you dream.

That Is the Question

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.09.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Coping With Corporate Culture Clash

Lisa M. Sodeika | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
Lisa M. Sodeika

You see that no matter how hard you try, you can't improve the culture; there simply aren't enough of you rowing in the same direction. So you've decided to stop coping with culture clash and start looking for a cultural fit.

Career Change? Your Dream Job in 4 Kick-Butt Steps

Laurie Gerber | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
Laurie Gerber

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans switch careers an average of seven times in their lives. This could be one of the most exciting moments of reinvention in your life.

Crossing the Chasm to Coding: Three Career Backgrounds That Might Help You Convert

Anthony Hughes | Posted 03.30.2015 | Technology
Anthony Hughes

Companies like Uber and AirBnB are able launch full frontal assaults on the established market leaders because of the computing power we all carry with us all day, everyday.

3 Things You Must Do When Taking a Major Career Leap

Erin Zaikis | Posted 03.26.2015 | Business
Erin Zaikis

Two years ago I was working a run of the mill real estate job in midtown Manhattan. Today I'm running a nonprofit that funds hygiene and sanitation programs in 4 different countries. Pretty crazy, huh?

Love To Learn? 3 Reasons Why You'll Succeed In STEM

Nadia Morris | Posted 03.27.2015 | Technology
Nadia Morris

If you love to learn, then a career in STEM might be the path for you and, at this point in history, you couldn't pick a better time to get involved in a STEM career.

Check Your Blind Spot When Changing Career Lanes

Shelley Bird | Posted 03.18.2015 | Business
Shelley Bird

For an experienced driver, changing lanes is a simple maneuver. But because we are so comfortable in the driver's seat, we may not always be as attentive to the rules of the road as we were when we first learned to drive.

Thinking About a Career Change to Tech? Here's How

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Suzanne Grossman

We all know that the tech industry is where the jobs are, especially if you have the coding skills. But what would it take to break into the field if you have no experience or background in that area?

Froilan de Dios: Discover Where Your Passion Lies and Where Your True North Points

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Having started his career in accountancy and law, Froilan de Dios, shares his professional journey that allowed him to work in Philippines' neigboring countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam.

Just Whose Life Is It? The Case of Silicon Valley

Becky Lynn Smith | Posted 03.13.2015 | Women
Becky Lynn Smith

Go to school. Get a job. Get ahead. These are the echoes of a society that thrives on a narrow definition of success. We are encouraged to do, but rar...

Top 5 Tips for Career Change at 40 and Beyond

Jessica Sweet | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Jessica Sweet

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8 Ways to Enjoy Your Work On Most Days

David Peck | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
David Peck

No matter what you do for a living, when you enjoy your work you're going to do a great job -- the best work of your career. Beyond that, you can't help but bring good energy and inspiration to family, friends, and colleagues.

Diamonds Are Not Forever

Melissa Levis | Posted 03.12.2015 | Divorce
Melissa Levis

My ring represents the ability to honor the past while inviting memories yet to be lived and decades of sparkly possibilities before me.