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This Is How You Should Answer Questions About Your Current Salary When Interviewing

Quora | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Quora

You may assume that a recruiter is just looking to match the minimum needed to get you in the door. While that might happen at sub-par companies, that should not happen at companies with fair, principled compensation.

You Graduated... Now, What? (10 Steps to Building Your Life on Purpose)

Mark W. Guay | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
Mark W. Guay

I watched as my students picked up their cap and gown and carried it in their arms like a newborn baby. I smiled, said a few last words of encouragement, then asked, "You graduated... now what?"

How Colors Impacted My Happiness and Professional Success

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

In trying to understand people better and communicate more simply, colors have propelled my life in immeasurable ways -- from jubilant moods to more self-awareness.

2 Reasons Why You Are The Bomb

Rana Campbell | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Rana Campbell

Stories and who we are help make connections between and among us. They are the thread that makes up the many different types of relationships we will have in life.

A Message to Corporate Leaders Post Charleston

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Melissa J. Nixon

I can only imagine what it was like in many corporate offices post the tragedy of Charleston on the Thursday that followed such a devastating event. I can remember many times when I was in a corporate environment not wanting to go into work because of national events that happened revolving around race.

Finding Your Purpose: The Secret Sauce of Success

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 06.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ingrid Peschke

Not many people can say they've worked the same job for 75 years. Add to that such a deep affection for the work that it never grows old. This de...

Baby Boomers Can't Quit: Still Want to
Work After They "Retire"

Buck Wargo | Posted 06.22.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

Baby Boomers are retiring on a daily basis, but that doesn't mean they've stopped working or even want to stop working. And their retirement planning and work choices are not always about the money.

Leaving Your Dream: TEDx Talk

Karen Korellis Reuther | Posted 06.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Karen Korellis Reuther

The iconic round red carpet sat before an immense fish tank setting the stage for "Changing Currents", TEDxBerkleeValencia held at the Oceanogràfic...

What Happens When You're Highly Educated But Experience Discontent

Karen Henson Jones | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Karen Henson Jones

I began to wonder if people are inherently unhappy in corporations, or if they have individual passions that need to be addressed.

7-Step Formula for Success

Blayne Davis | Posted 06.16.2015 | Impact
Blayne Davis

Countless self-help books flirt and kiss but rarely go all the way. Perhaps because for the most part it's the commercial appearance of value with their pretty fonts, lively testimonials, and convoluted messages that escape even the greatest cryptographer.

10 Subtle Signs of Job Dissatisfaction

Grace Bluerock | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Grace Bluerock

When people start a new job, they generally do so with optimism and motivation, hoping to experience great success and fulfillment, and often many do. For others though, as time goes by, subtle signs of job dissatisfaction might start to creep in.

Young & Entrepreneurial: Ivy League Dropouts and Glints Founders Are Building the Linkedin for Youth

David Ongchoco | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Glints, a career discovery platform, has gotten a lot of buzz in the last few months because of its three young and entrepreneurial founders Oswald Yeo, Ying Cong Seah and Looi Qin En.

The One Sign Your Employees Will Leave

Brian de Haaff | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Your department is growing quickly. Life couldn't be better. Everyone is present and accounted for...hmmm...except Joe is not at his desk. In fact, it looks like he might be gone for the day. Again.

Likeable Leadership: A Collection of 65+ Inspirational Stories on Marketing, Your Career, Social Media & More by Dave Kerpen

Pam Nochlin | Posted 06.27.2015 | Business
Pam Nochlin

Likeable Leadership by Dave Kerpen, Founder & CEO of Likeable Local, a social media agency is filled with examples, tips, a recommended reading list and lessons learned from Dave and other entrepreneurs and business leaders.

8 Things Success-Oriented People Practice

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

Many people assume that successful people have things handed to them or that it comes with little effort. However, what is not always obvious is that they are successful because they practice certain things.

An Open Letter to Young Nerds

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Okay, the biggest lesson I wish I knew at age 22 had to do with taking control of my own career. That means ownership of my own personal narrative, which has to do with personal branding and identity. Sure, that's a marketing-ish perspective, at odds with my nerdliness, but that's the human reality.

Why Finding Happiness At Work Is Crucial To Your Overall Well-Being

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living

We spend almost one third of our day at the office, and even during our downtime we're still thinking about our jobs. Wouldn't it pay off to actually ...

8 Signs You Are Going Back To College In Your Mid-20's

Erin Hinkle | Posted 05.28.2015 | College
Erin Hinkle

My safety blanket was gone, and I took on this new adventure of full time college, part time paychecks, and limited social lives.

Why Sam the "Yes Man" Never Got Paid

Brian de Haaff | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I used to know a guy -- we'll call him Sam -- who always agreed with everything the CEO said or did. He loved the CEO even when she was nasty or very, very wrong. He was a Yes Man. Every organization seems to have at least one.

Why Work/Life Balance Is a Big Fat Lie

Avis Jones-DeWeever | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Avis Jones-DeWeever

Life is movement. It is a constant series of evolution, growth, stretching and, at times, constriction. So instead of reaching for an ideal that is completely counter to the very essence of life itself, why not seek to value and fully integrate the various aspects of you into one seamless reality?

Jenny Che

Taylor Swift Learned To 'Work Smart' So She Didn't Burn Herself Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Jenny Che | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business

She works insanely hard, but she still makes time for friends and fun.

Spring Cleaning for Your Career (Part 3/3)

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

This is part three in a three-part series on tidying up your inner world: your beliefs, practices and personal habits. (Click here to read part one ...

Best Career Advice, I Received in my Early Years: Beyond Content

Karthik Rajan | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

My early days after graduation were a struggle of a different kind -- not subject matter expertise but having deep meaningful conversations on technical subjects. My work centered on core analytics -- statistics and related technical subjects.

Commandments of Style

Nicole Williams | Posted 05.14.2015 | Style
Nicole Williams

Sweat the small stuff. We're talking fine details. Shave or wax your legs if you'll be wearing a skirt. Take a hard look in the mirror and if your upper lip needs waxing, by all means. Even better, have a professional do the honors.

When You Feel Like A Fraud, Faker Or Impostor

Abiola Abrams | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Abiola Abrams

My coaching clients are what I call Big Vision Women. These are women who are making a tremendous impact in the world, and they seem to have everything -- except what they really want.