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You Got the Job -- Now Here's What to Expect

Gianna Sen-Gupta | Posted 03.30.2015 | College
Gianna Sen-Gupta

If your first full-time job is locked down by the time you cross the stage on college graduation day, you're probably feeling a mix of excitement and relief. But looking back on the past four years doesn't usually come without a hint of anxiety for the future: Entering the working world means you'll no longer be a big fish in a small campus pond.

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?

7 Tips For A Happier Work Life

Nancy Roman | Posted 03.22.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

No one likes his job every single minute. You are always going to have good days and bad days. Don't complain constantly - especially at work, but also in restaurants, on Facebook, at the gym... you could be overheard. And when someone asks you about your job: If overall you like it well enough, you say, "It's pretty good." And if it is terrible, say, "I'm learning a lot."

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.

Top 5 Tips for Career Change at 40 and Beyond

Jessica Sweet | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Jessica Sweet

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Sharat Menon: Propel Your Career or Business by Going Above and Beyond

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

With great passion for successful innovation and deep understanding of businesses and consumers needs, Sharat Menon, how Vice President, Digital Payments and Remittances at DBS, shares how he started his career and shares some golden nuggets on how one can fast track his career and succeed in their own fields.

6 Resume Mistakes Executive Job Seekers Should Avoid

Ellevate | Posted 03.06.2015 | Women
Ellevate

I have seen countless resumes of those in leadership roles over the years. Executives don't take the opportunity to really show not only how they've overseen organizations, divisions and departments, but also what they've accomplished and the impact they've had.

Brad Paterson: Push Yourself and Think Big

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | 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...

4 Lessons I Learned From Being Bullied at Work

Luisa Zhou | Posted 02.19.2015 | Women
Luisa Zhou

It was just a few months into my first job out of college, and already, the starry-eyed enthusiasm I'd started with had mutated into depression and fear.

Jean-Michel Wu: I Love Seeing People I've Managed Become Better Managers Themselves

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

In this interview, let's see how his decision led into some of the most interesting experiences of his career including working for one of the most respected people in the advertising industry - Sir Martin Sorrell.

Who's Getting in? A Simple Look at Recent Female Director Appointments

Ellevate | Posted 03.25.2015 | Women
Ellevate

How do we get more women onto more boards? We should want this not because of some handout or some quota, but because they are well-qualified and will make contributions that will improve the functioning of the companies which they serve.

Networking Is a Key Strategy in Your Job Search

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Rebecca Grainger

Gone are the days where the only way of finding a new job was through an advert, or even a recruiter. With the increase in social media, companies have endless means of sourcing talent. However, one rule of thumb still applies today "it's not what you know, but who you know."

10 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Our Jobs to Stick it Out

Michael Price | Posted 02.28.2015 | Business
Michael Price

Everyday you go to a job you can't stand you tell yourself 1 (or more) of 10 outrageous lies just so you can stick it out.

Greg Whitham: Inspiration Never Comes When It's Convenient

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

There is no limit to the amount of times you can reinvent yourself so be open to change and stay alert for the opportunity to do so. Write stuff down - inspiration never comes when it's convenient so capture it wherever you can.

How Do You Know When Something Is Right?

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

When you've found something that's right for you, you want to be better without force. You get this instant internal drive and motivation to become a better person, to do better work, and to achieve greater things. You feel inspired.

5 Lies About 20-Somethings We Need To Stop Believing

Ellevate | Posted 02.13.2015 | Women
Ellevate

Often, people in our 20s are told, implicitly, this period in our lives is just a warm-up for adulthood; that it's about gaining experiences.

What Not to Do During an Interview

Ellevate | Posted 02.10.2015 | Women
Ellevate

Even if you do everything right leading up to an interview, when it comes to the actual interview, there are things you might do that can sabotage yourself and cause interviewers to form negative opinions,

The Work-Life Strategies That Really Matter

Joel Peterson | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Joel Peterson

Wealth, power, fame and influence don't reliably deliver satisfaction or meaning in life. I submit that meaning comes from the ability to look back with pride and to look forward with peace, knowing that those we've worked with and cared for are better off for having known us.

6 Simple But Highly Effective Ways to Boost Employee Engagement

Ellevate | Posted 02.08.2015 | Business
Ellevate

As a leader, you must focus on building relationships, recognize signs of burnout in your employees, work to help them grow and show appreciation. If you take care of your employees and work to make them happy, they'll take care of your customers and your company will thrive.

Should You Ask Your Boss For A Raise?

Joel Peterson | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Joel Peterson

While asking for a raise may be a high-stress conversation, being on the receiving end isn't fun either.

5 Reasons Developing Confidence Is Critical to Your Success

Ellevate | Posted 02.04.2015 | Women
Ellevate

Every step of my career path has been possible because I channeled the confidence that I needed -- from navigating corporate America to starting my own business. That's not to say that confidence was all I needed.

3 Steps to Better Networking

Ellevate | Posted 02.02.2015 | Women
Ellevate

Networking is a great way to build your business. In fact, it's pretty much a requirement for small and medium business owners these days. And yet, so many cringe at the thought, finding it stressful, frustrating and in the end, not very helpful.

Burnout's Silver Lining

Anne Omland | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Omland

Had it not been for a move across the globe, I may not have made the changes that saved me from being consumed by my job and unhealthy lifestyle. Many of us need a slap upside the head in order to change. Otherwise we'd keep pushing forward in a steady state of burnout.

Rom Agustin: Focus on the Possibilities

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

On June 6, 2004, with nothing but a phone and a dream, Callbox opened in a dark corner of an internet cafe in La Paz, Iloilo -- a thriving city in the Philippines -- with one employee and no clients.

Want To Make A Difference? Don't Be A Hedge Fund Manager

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business

Long before the 2008 financial collapse, the American economic landscape had shifted, plunging the country into something of an identity crisis. Manuf...