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Break the Mold: Warning Signs that Your Job Isn't a Fit

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

One day, I finally realized I was just holding on. I was clinging to work that I didn't enjoy. I was grasping onto a position that didn't fit me. ...

Finding the Cure to the Toxic Workplace

Brad Harrington | Posted 02.08.2016 | Business
Brad Harrington

We've been reading and hearing a lot lately about "toxic" work cultures. Starting with Ann Marie Slaughter's New York Times article A Toxic Work Wor...

How My Divorce Led Me to a Career I Love

Stacey Freeman | Posted 02.03.2016 | Divorce
Stacey Freeman

For as long as I could remember, I wanted to be a lawyer. At least, I remember saying I wanted to be a lawyer. That pronouncement took me right thr...

10 Signs That Your Boss Is a Manager vs. a Leader

Candidly Kim | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Candidly Kim

A leader invests in you for the long-term. He or she wants to see you grow and become the best you, you can possibly be. A manager invests in you for the short-term. He or she is more concerned with making sure you don't fall short on your tasks assigned.

15 Secrets Successful People Know About Productivity

Kevin Kruse | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Kevin Kruse

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including 7 billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, "What is your number one secret to productivity?" After analyzing all of their responses, I coded their answers into 15 unique ideas.

10 Things to Never Say to a Writer

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

The topic of careers is often an interesting one. It's a great opportunity to learn more about other people while allowing you to gain insight about jobs that may have piqued your curiosity through the years.

Golden Handcuffs: Stuck in the Wrong Job?

Devin Martin | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Devin Martin

How many times in the past year have you wanted to quit your job? How many times did you rationalize staying by saying, "It would be stupid to leav...

Courageous Career Change

Shaun_Johnson | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Shaun_Johnson

The decision to change your career path is not a choice to take lightly. Venturing into the unknown is uncomfortable, and it is scary. The easy choice is inaction--accepting your career circumstances with complacency. Resolving against complacency in search of something more inspiring requires courage.

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.

Why You Should Give Your Personal Brand the Same Attention You Give Your Houseplants

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

I got a message the other day from someone who told me they had no personal brand. It wasn't quite true. We all have a personal brand. They happened...

20 Free Techniques to Find Your Dream Career

Zoë B | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Zoë B

If you're in a job or career that's not really inspiring you, then now is the time to start planning your next move. I've put together 20 simple techniques to get you inspired to take a few steps closer to finding your dream career.

Internship. Check. Job Offer. Check. Career That Is Fulfilling...?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.26.2016 | College
Garrett Mintz

In high school, it was very clear of what to do to get to college. You get good grades. In college, it was very clear of what to do to get a job offer. You get good grades, internships and leadership positions in extracurricular activities. But what about pursuing a career that is fulfilling?

4 Easy Ways to Be More Mindful at Work

Rachael Kable | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Kable

Four powerful ways you can also incorporate mindfulness into your working days include tuning into gratitude, taking short and regular mindful breaks, journaling mindfully at the end of the day and using a mindfulness tool.

7 Habits Of Famous People Who Have No Intention Of Slowing Down

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.25.2016 | Fifty

Some people look forward to enjoying their golden years in retirement, basking in sunlight on pristine beaches after saying goodbye to years of work. ...

2016 Hottest Jobs, Highest Paying Companies and Fastest Growing Industries

Sherri Thomas | Posted 01.23.2016 | Business
Sherri Thomas

Daydreaming of a new job? With the unemployment rate hovering at 5 percent, and companies hiring an average of 284,000 employees per month over the past 3 months (the best 3-month pace in a year) there couldn't be a better time to shoot for the moon and land your dream job.

How to Prep for a Vacation: 8 Things to Do Before Taking Time Off Work

Glamour | Posted 01.22.2016 | Women
Glamour

By Jillian Kramer, Glamour Photo: Sante Forlano Baby, it's cold outside--and if you're thinking of checking out of work and checking onto a cruise,...

Happiness: Forget Extraordinary, Just Be Yourself

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Tanuja Ramchal

What I've learned from my journey is that happiness does not come from the quest to be extraordinary, a subjective outcome I have no control over. It comes from being myself and giving what I have to offer.

The 5 'Problems' With Success That Hold Us Back

Holly MacCue | Posted 01.22.2016 | Women
Holly MacCue

Success is a fascinating paradox; we can be all-consumed by our quest to achieve it without even fully comprehending what 'it' is.

The Death of the Digital Marketing Career

Advertising Week | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Dan Bernard, Vice President, Financial Services "If you want a career at the cutting edge, go digital. Learn search. Learn site. Learn social." Th...

WTF Is Organizational Culture?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Garrett Mintz

Organizational cultures are not universally good or universally bad for every person. Just because two organizations have the exact same activities (i.e. casual Fridays and philanthropic events) doesn't mean that those activities are received the same way at each company by the employees.

A twenty-something year old in loan debt: Why you shouldn't drop your career and become a MUA, DJ, or Lifestyle blogger

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 01.19.2016 | Education
20 Beautiful Women

Written By Angela Mujukian Don't follow all the other fish, make your own fish bowl! Yes, it seems all too enticing, and we've all questioned our ca...

Pride and Ego: The Saboteurs of Growth

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

I strategically sought out positions I believed would impress future employers. I chose my positions based on how useful I believed they would be in the future. My main concern was how good a position would look on my resume.

2016: How's It Going So Far?

Lauren Zander | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Zander

Don't get away with mere resolutions again this year! Don't make non-specific promises. To be a "closer" and get your results, make really specific promises and tell everyone. You have no idea how powerful this will be.

The Personal Pivot

Devin Martin | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business
Devin Martin

A pivot is not about hitting the reset button on life. We don't wipe the hard drive clean of all of our memories. A pivot is about changing directions. We couldn't pivot if we hadn't put years of effort into getting where we are.

Nancy Pelosi Looks on as Sara Lowe is Successful as a Career Woman and Mom

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.14.2016 | Women
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? Wha...