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9 Tactics To Land You The Job

Adele Scheele | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Adele Scheele

1. Research them. Look them up and see who they are and what they need. 2. Remember that you are there to contribute to them, not the other way round...

7 Steps to Know If You're in the Right Job

Zoë B | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Zoë B

If you have (like most people), you may have found yourself evaluating the pros and cons of what you do for work. While this is a useful process, it can be easy to get it wrong. Today I'm going to share with you the exact process I use to coach clients to identify if they are in the right job or not.

Career Success Through Intentional Networks

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
Marilyn Nagel

I've spoken to literally thousands of women about intentional networking and always ask "How many of you have gotten a job, promotion, or large piece of business from a connection in your network?"

6 Personal Branding Tips I Learned From My Mother

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

These days my mother likes to start our daily phone conversations telling me how tired she is or complaining about whatever ailment she is focused on ...

4 Ways Stay-At-Home Moms Should Plan for Career Reentry

Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D | Posted 10.29.2015 | Parents
Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D

Just like a SAHM who is a trained nurse should take continuing education courses to keep her nursing license valid, all SAHM's should approach planning for future career reentry in the same way -- deliberately and continuously.

10 Interview Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Next Job

GOBankingRates | Posted 10.26.2015 | Business

Knowing what to do in an interview -- and what not to do -- can make or break your job hunt. Apart from the more obvious interview mistakes, such as a poor appearance, limp handshake or lack of eye content, some mistakes might not immediately come to mind. 

10 Tips On How to Be a Success in Your New Job

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Rebecca Grainger

Keep a record of your accomplishments and contributions from day one, including emails thanking you for your work, performance reports, and all positive feedback. When it's time for your performance review, if you're seeking promotion or negotiating a pay rise, you'll wish you had done it. So start now!

The Bold Truth About Success

Shivani Bhagi | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Shivani Bhagi

One of the key contributing factors to my success and happiness is my ability to be BOLD in life. I urge you to do the same and here's why.

Why It's Time to Shatter the Myth of Confidence

Kris Safarova | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Kris Safarova

Do you believe you need confidence to succeed? I certainly did for far too long. Let me start with a personal story that illustrates, what I call, the myth of confidence.

Why You Have to Lie in a Job Interview

Jessica Simko | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Jessica Simko

Many people spend their entire careers struggling to be someone they aren't as if they have no choice in the matter. I used to think that too but there is a better way!

3 Valuable Lessons Game of Throne's Arya Stark Taught Us About Career Mentorship

Crystal Marsh | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Crystal Marsh

While your ambitions likely (hopefully) vary drastically from those of Arya Stark from Game of Thrones, her character provides an impeccable model for the power of career mentoring. Here are some lessons in life-changing mentorship, courtesy of Arya Stark.

Writing as a Career Choice

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 09.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alex Ivanovs

I just finished writing and publishing my piece on online career choices, and one of the career choices that I emphasized the most was to become a wri...

7 Tips On How To Make A Good Impression In An Interview

Margaret Olatunbosun | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business
Margaret Olatunbosun

My oh my. Looking back on all the acquaintances and long term relationships I've made, I believe what sealed the deal was the first impression from the very first minutes of talking with them.

Find Your Passion, but More Importantly, Find Your Tribe

Krystina Nguyen | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Krystina Nguyen

According to the Conference Board, a New York-based research nonprofit group, only 48.7 percent of American employees are satisfied with their job. Career articles advise working-age adults to "Find Your Passion," but the issue is... it's still difficult to figure out how.

4 Ways to Get Expert Career Advice Without the Fuss

Ebonie Townsend | Posted 07.31.2015 | Business
Ebonie Townsend

Here are four resources you can tap into today to connect with ambitious, helpful, successful people who are more than happy to give you advice!

How to Stop Hating Sunday Nights

Melinda Parrish | Posted 07.24.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

If you spend Sunday nights with your stomach in knots and your mind racing about all the possible, terrible things that might happen to you in the week ahead, chances are that there's an area of your life that you're unhappy with.

Getting Started in UX -- 5 NYC Pros Share Their Stories

Iva Turgut | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Iva Turgut

I have learned the most by collaborating and talking to other fellow UX professionals. So I invited some friends and great people I've met in the NYC UX community to share their story and a piece of advice that would help others get started and accelerate their careers.

6 Tips to Boost Your Career

Tamesha Keel | Posted 07.07.2015 | College
Tamesha Keel

Before beginning your job search, it's important for you to change your perspective. Job searching is more than just finding a "job;" it's finding the right opportunity to broaden your experience and cultivate the necessary skills to propel you further in your career.

How Will You Leave Your Mark?

Peg Fitzpatrick | Posted 06.29.2015 | Books
Peg Fitzpatrick

Reading is one of my greatest passions. Finding a book that changes my thinking and sparks ideas for me is life-changing. Leave Your Mark. Land Your Dream Job. Kill it in your career. Rock Social Media.

6 Reasons Men Won't Lean-In and Create Extraordinary Lives

TJ Trent | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
TJ Trent

Until recently, I fought to maintain a balance, not realizing the balance I sought was a mythical creature. If I worked too much and missed date nights, I felt guilty. When I was not at work leading Soldiers, I felt guilty.

What Quitting My Job Taught Me About Business, Blogging, and Pursuing Your Passion

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 06.07.2015 | Business
Kevin Kleitches

With just a part-time paycheck, I was forced to either go back to working full-time, or find another way to make money while I continued to build my online presence. That's when I decided to start doing freelance photography. Now, before I continue, know this: I'm not a "born entrepreneur."

Advice for the 23-Year-Old Me

Linda Lightman | Posted 06.02.2015 | College
Linda Lightman

When you leave the classroom and head to the meeting room, don't be afraid to experiment or fail. Those mistakes will undoubtedly direct you toward experiences and opportunities that will have great impact on your career and life.

How to Best Answer the Most Common Job Interview Questions

Quora | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business

I've interviewed hundreds of people over the years, and when I interview a candidate, I want to hire them. I'm looking for someone who: (1) can do the job, (2) wants to do the job, (3) will fit into the culture, (4) won't quit or be a huge headache.

How to be a Rock Star at Work

TJ Trent | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
TJ Trent

I have always wanted to succeed, but I did not always understand how. At times, it made me feel like less of a person or a failure. Until I joined the Army in 2002, I was fired or forced to resign from many very well paying jobs.

On Retiring and Changing Jobs: "Leaving Well" As a Spiritual Exercise

Frederick W. Schmidt | Posted 05.27.2015 | Religion
Frederick W. Schmidt

This is the season in many people change jobs or retire. Some of those changes are governed by the academic calendar, some by the change in seasons, and some by tradition.