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Bye-Bye Retirement, Hello Life!

Eric Roberge | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Eric Roberge

What if there is no retirement? What if we don't wait until 65 to enjoy life and connect with our passions? What if the so called "Act 2" when retirees find their dream jobs doing what they love to do actually happens now when we are in our 20s, 30s and 40s?

New Job? Tax Deductions for Your Job Search Can Save You Money on Your Taxes

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 03.19.2014 | Money
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

Many job search expenses are tax deductible, and knowing what job hunting deductions you qualify for and having your receipts in front of you when you file your taxes can save you some money when you file your taxes.

NFTE Philadelphia's Advocate, Cynthia Gouw: Actress, Journalist, Model and Community Activist

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.16.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Cynthia Gouw's career is built on reinvention -- she went from model, to actress, to journalist, from an aspiring lawyer, to fearless advocate for Asian American culture, to compassionate community activist.

Releasing the Need of Acceptance and Fear of Being Judged: Choosing to Live Life With Intention!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Let's decide to journey together with a clear intentional statement for how we want to live our lives today and everyday thereafter! Come from the fee...

So You Want to Save the World? Part 3: Take a Pay Cut

Alex Amouyel | Posted 03.12.2014 | Impact
Alex Amouyel

From the private sector and even sometimes between NGOs, you have to be ready for a large pay cut. Every time I've changed organizations, I've taken a 40 percent pay cut, returning each time roughly to my original salary as an entry-level management consultant.

The Life Out Loud: Live Your Legend

MeiMei Fox | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

How many people you know are passionate about what they do for a living? Scott Dinsmore believes that we all have the potential to find and pursue mea...

Does Your Career Wear The Pants In The Relationship?

Eric Roberge | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Eric Roberge

Occupations provide a sense of security for many people. We get comfortable with a certain lifestyle. We then begin to compromise the life we envisioned for a life that "makes sense" based on our career.

A New Type of New Year's Resolution That Will Bring Happiness

Kathy Caprino | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Kathy Caprino

I once read that if you can create a little bit of something positive that brings you joy and success, then you can create more of it -- you can learn to scale it and build on it. I believe in the power of this idea, and have used it as a guiding principle to great success in my business and my personal life.

How to Attract a Great Job

Angee Linsey | Posted 03.05.2014 | Business
Angee Linsey

If you're among the one million people who have just had your unemployment benefits expire, or even someone who is just feeling a little stuck in your job and wanting to make a change, it's time to kick off the New Year with a new approach to your job search.

Plan (Un)Accordingly

Lindsay Henry | Posted 03.05.2014 | Women
Lindsay Henry

The change seems to always hit you where it hurts, that thing you weren't prepared for or expected, your Achilles heel. The career major, or the school, or the state you live in. The job. The person you date, the friends you make, the places you love. It all can change.

Land Your Next Job Now! 3 Winning Resolutions to Position Yourself for Success

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 03.01.2014 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Take pride in your skills, your unique personal strengths and qualities and your value as a potential employee.

This New Year Train Your Brain, Not Your Boobs

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 02.25.2014 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

Many of us turn to New Year's resolutions to motivate us to improve our health, career, or love life. We think about changing our diet or exercising ...

The Truth That Sleeping Alone Made Me Face

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 02.15.2014 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

Sleeping alone can take some getting used to. The middle of the bed really is the way to go.

So You Want to Save the World? Part 2 -- To Masters or Not to Masters?

Alex Amouyel | Posted 02.11.2014 | Impact
Alex Amouyel

I am frequently asked whether a Masters is essential for the international development sector. The short answer is 'Probably Yes'.

5 Reasons The Holidays Are The BEST Time To Look For Work

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 02.10.2014 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Job-seekers over 50 are savvy to the ways of the world... but this might come as a surprise. Believe it or not the holidays are, without question, the best time of year to look for work!

Sophie Wade: The Diversified Career: This IS the New Normal

Sophie Wade | Posted 02.08.2014 | Women
Sophie Wade

Society, and culture, has changed around us and with us over the past few decades. It's evolution at work, or perhaps another revolution, as where we are now seems to be a high-tech iteration of somewhere we've been before.

She Followed Her Dream To Italy -- Now Hundreds Of Others Are Right Behind Her...Riding Scooters

Posted 01.23.2014 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to han...

Start-up Strategies to Build a Business the Affordable Way

Jack Nadel | Posted 02.03.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

My only capital when I started Trans Pacific Traders in 1946 was my accumulated military pay. What I did have was a willingness to research, find opportunities, and make deals. Fancy furniture and a large office would have to wait.

3 Powerful Keys For Moving Your Job Search Forward

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Want to find work fast? Even more, do you want to land a position that pays well and you will actually enjoy? You're likely thinking that achieving the above is next to impossible. After all, older job-seekers hear more than their share of discouraging news. But the statistics cited in these pieces are generalities. In truth, there's a lot you can do to maximize your own chances for success.

The Skinny on Saturn Returns: What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Kaiser

Remember that it's never too late, ever, to be the person who you are really supposed to be. The pain, depression and turbulence in our lives often come when we hold on to patterns, beliefs, jobs, relationships lifestyle choice, and environments that no longer serve us.

Could a Blue-Collar Job Be Right for You?

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

Given the challenging job market, it may be surprising to learn that some of today's highest-paying, in-demand professions are actually blue-collar jobs.

Speak Up With Jimmy: Project Runway's Bradon McDonald on Changing Careers From Dancer to Fashion Designer (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Jimmy Nguyen

Thinking about a career change? Watch my interview with "Project Runway" finalist Bradon McDonald about his experience going from modern dancer to fashion designer. Bradon also gives advice on how you can change careers: Plan first, and then take a dive!

5 Things I Learned Leaving My Nicely-Paid Lawyer Job To Move To A Small Tropical Island Near Guam

Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Arin Greenwood

I left a well-paying lawyer job in New York to move to a small tropical island near Guam. I'd like to say it was some sort of insight about the Meaning Of Life. In reality, it was a terrific combination of terrible things in the romance, personal well-being and employment departments.

Transform Your Life

Suna Senman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Suna Senman

Your change initiates from you. You may seek a professional to help you, yet you are the pilot and the counselor is the copilot. You guide the work, while your supporter uses his or her training and skills to jump-start or turbo boost your own efforts. Keep aware that you are in the driver's seat.

Risky Business: Taking Risks in Pursuit of Your Passion

Pamela Barnes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Pamela Barnes

My advice to women who are either just starting their careers or contemplating making a career move is this: Bring your best skills to what you're passionate about.