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How to Network Like a True Professional

Quora | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business

What is your advice on building a great network? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered ...

How To Get The Job Experience You Need To Land Your Dream Job

Sharon Rossignuolo | Posted 07.01.2016 | College
Sharon Rossignuolo

Next time you look at a job ad and think no, I can't do that, I don't have the experience...think again, take your power and create your experience.

The #1 Thing to Avoid When Figuring Out A New Career

Zoë B | Posted 05.27.2016 | Women
Zoë B

If you're anything like me, trying to figure out your ideal career can be a mixture of pain and confusion. It's like a long dark rabbit hole. Such an overwhelming question to try and answer.

When to Say No to a Good Opportunity

Mimi Zheng | Posted 06.13.2016 | Business
Mimi Zheng

In life, we are sometimes faced with extraordinarily good opportunities. I'm talking about the types of career opportunities that would move us way up the ladder and make our peers and family impressed. But you are not completely sure if this is the career move you want to make.

Why the Gap Year Is a Good Idea

John O'Leary | Posted 05.11.2016 | Education
John O'Leary

What most of us do is we graduate with degrees in finance and have no clue what we want to do with it. Well, if you had taken a little bit more time to be reflective on really what matters and why, it may make that big, huge cash investment and time investment worthy.

How to Be Confident About Living the Life You Want

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 04.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

5 Statements Signal You're Unhappy at Work

Joseph Liu | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Joseph Liu

There's no magic formula to diagnose if you're truly unhappy at work. However, I've heard common statements from clients and professionals who end up changing careers, similar to the things I've told myself during times of career transition.

The Secrecy Code in Hollywood

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 04.20.2016 | Entertainment
Stacy Slotnick

It is a privilege to have amazing experiences with icons, but we cannot let awe turn into awful by revealing confidences or gushing about the private lives of public figures. Loose lips sink large luxury yachts.

11 Powerful Qs to Ask Before You Take the Job

Frank Macri | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Frank Macri

"Do you have any questions for us?" We've all been there. We finally make it to the end of the interview, and now it's our turn to ask the recruiter questions. Yet so many people freeze up at this point because they don't know what to say or fear they'll sound ignorant.

5 Awesome Benefits Millennials Gain From Their MBA

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 04.12.2016 | Impact
Rachel Wolfson

Congratulations! You've earned your undergraduate degree and have started your very first job out of college. Those all-nighters have finally paid off...

10 Signs You're in the Wrong Job

Meridith Dennes | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Meridith Dennes

Change is unsettling because it's atypical and new and demands adaptation, even flexibility. And for this reason, many people become stuck in their jobs. But your job should provide you with a certain amount of satisfaction.

17 Simple Habits That Make You Look More Professional

Brian Ainsley Horn | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Brian Ainsley Horn

In business, and even when you are out enjoying life, you probably notice plenty of people around you who seem at home in their chosen field.

4 Signs You're in the Wrong Job

Joseph Liu | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Joseph Liu

Have you been feeling disengaged at work? Do you feel your mind wandering? Do you wonder if this job is really the right one for you? You may not be completely unhappy, but you also know you're not happy.

The Best Career Advice for Millennials

Sara Duerr | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Sara Duerr

The decisions you make early on in your career can be vital later on even if you end up in a completely different industry. Your early years in work will help you build relationships and potentially open many doors for the future.

Are You Cut Out For A Career In Public Health?

Erin McKelle | Posted 03.31.2016 | Education
Erin McKelle

I've had my fair share of experience working in public health, the most significant of such in my role as the Communications Associate for YTH, working to empower youth through technology-based health initiatives.

I Bombed the Interview. Now What?

Andrew Lee | Posted 03.14.2016 | Business
Andrew Lee

After a night of sulking, you eventually accept your lot, and begin performing an autopsy on exactly what happened during that interview. You ask yourself what went wrong. Was it my outfit? Did I stutter? Did my leg shake? Countless questions race through your mind, but the central question still remains -- I bombed the interview, now what?

Love, #WorkMom--Wisdom For Younger Workers

Chanler Jeffers | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Chanler Jeffers

I'm fortunate to have a very wide circle of friends. Many of them are younger, which I adore, since I thrive on their energy and optimism. This young...

If You're Stuck In An Uninspiring Job, It's Probably Because of This

Zoë B | Posted 02.18.2016 | HuffPost Home
Zoë B

Have you ever found yourself working in a job that isn't inspiring you?

5 Habits That Grew My Business the Most

Joseph Liu | Posted 02.16.2016 | Business
Joseph Liu

I've been running my own business now for just over two years. During this time, I've learned so much about my own strengths and weaknesses, the importance of doing work that matters to me, and how much psychology affects success.

6 Tips for Fun and Success: Notes From the Real World

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Adam Sulkowski

I'm proud to call Greg my former student. At a recent meet-up we realized that, whatever we do, six maxims exist for generating and enjoying good outc...

Speak Up! The Importance of Joining the Conversation and Asking for What You Want

Rebekah Bastian | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Rebekah Bastian

Sharing ideas, jumping into debates, and asking for what you want professionally can be scary. But speaking up in these situations is so important, especially in fast-moving tech companies where decisions are often made quickly and opportunities are given to those who show eagerness.

Got Lots of Passions But No Idea Which One to Focus On?

Zoë B | Posted 01.28.2016 | Women
Zoë B

Do you find that your difficulty lies not in figuring out your passion, but in working out which passion to focus on? Do you have lots and lots of ideas that you get really excited about, only to quickly get bored and move onto something else? Are you sick and tired of being pulled in so many different directions? And is it time to get focused?

Believe In Yourself And Dreams Come True!

Nick Katsoris | Posted 01.28.2016 | Parents
Nick Katsoris

Imagine if 18 time Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps' mother never took him to swimming practice, or if three time Oscar winner Meryl Streep was told not to audition for the school play.

5 LinkedIn Mistakes That You Can Fix in 5 Minutes!

Charlene Rhinehart | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Charlene Rhinehart

Since LinkedIn is the #1 business social networking tool, it's important that you put the energy and effort into spending your time wisely on LinkedIn. Do you have limited time? No worries!

20 Things to do When You're Starting the Year in the Wrong Job

Deborah Chalk | Posted 12.31.2015 | Women
Deborah Chalk

So you promised yourself last year that you would not be in the same job when New Year rolled round this year and here you are again? Rather than drowning your sorrow, like a sinking morello cherry in an overly sweet party cocktail, it's time to wake up and smell the New Year morning cappuccino.