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How to Cope With a Bad Job (Without Losing Your Mind)

Dr. Kerry L. Schofield | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Kerry L. Schofield

Surely if you hate your job it's no big deal; don't most people collect their paycheck while dreaming of retirement? After all, your Aunt Mildred never fails to remind you that, "They call it work for a reason" -- so aren't we supposed to be miserable at work? Well...no, unless you're a masochist, obviously.

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Posted 03.30.2015 | MarloThomas

I'm so happy with our Mondays With Marlo series, where we can talk with each other and with my expert guests. And what a lineup of guests we’ve...

Amanda Augustine Joins Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.30.2015 | MarloThomas

Job search expert Amanda Augustine joined us for a special episode of Mondays with Marlo about all things employment! So many wonderful questions came...

Follow Your Heart, Keep Your Day Job

Paula Vital | Posted 03.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paula Vital

Today, a dream is coming true for me. The funny thing is, I never really saw it coming. I kept taking a small, sometimes tiny tiny step, towards my tr...

5 Surefire Ways To Make A Powerful First Impression

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 03.28.2015 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Experts disagree as to the amount of time it takes for people to form an initial impression, but this earliest encounter tends to linger. In fact, some communication specialists claim that it can take as many as 12 follow-up meetings to counteract a poor first impression.

Forget Your Rescue Fanstasy

Nicole Williams | Posted 03.26.2015 | Women
Nicole Williams

When you're pushing your limits -- with money, work and goals -- some of these scenarios start looking pretty attractive. It just takes one brutal day to re-ignite your daydreams about that freaky guy from Chem class who was destined to be a billionaire.

Let's Get Real: 5 Traits of Authentic People

Irene Ross | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Irene Ross

Being real or authentic is also a much sought-after managerial trait but, used unwisely, it can hurt your growth. In fact, the Harvard Business Review cites an example of a manager who derailed her career because she confused being authentic for lack of confidence.

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."

How I Used Instagram to Land My Dream Internship

FindSpark | Posted 03.21.2015 | College
FindSpark

Everybody uses social media in some capacity. Just look around you; whether it's your parents trying to maneuver their way through Facebook, your favorite clothing brand on Instagram, or your friends on Twitter, we are all connected online in some way.

12 Most Indisputable Signs You Need to Leave Your Job

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Perhaps, most of us are not at liberty to immediately leave a job that pays the bills. However, if a few of these signs sound familiar to you, it may be time to re-evaluate your current circumstances.

Top 5 Tips for Career Change at 40 and Beyond

Jessica Sweet | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Jessica Sweet

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8 Ways to Enjoy Your Work On Most Days

David Peck | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
David Peck

No matter what you do for a living, when you enjoy your work you're going to do a great job -- the best work of your career. Beyond that, you can't help but bring good energy and inspiration to family, friends, and colleagues.

Mulligan Time: 5 Foolproof Ways to Tap a New Career

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 03.12.2015 | Business
Danielle Wolffe

It turns out, taking a Mulligan, doing it over, is the key to survival in today's convoluted, fast changing economy. If you have chosen to give reinventing yourself a try, make sure you do it correctly.

7 Things You Need to Stop Doing

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Van Edwards

In this post I want to write about what we all need to STOP doing to be better with people; the habits, behaviors and actions we need to curtail if we want to build connection.

What to Say to Get Your Way

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 03.04.2015 | Small Business
Vanessa Van Edwards

Whether we realize it or not we are constantly pitching. We are pitching our ideas to colleagues, projects to clients or elevator pitches to others at networking events. How do you speak so people will listen?

College Degrees Valuable for Employment Prospects and Much More

Rev. James J. Maher, C.M. | Posted 03.03.2015 | College
Rev. James J. Maher, C.M.

For those who are capable and willing to advance to higher education, there can be no argument that in today's day and age having a college degree is better than entering the workforce unarmed with all the necessary tools.

New Spanish Bar Only Hires Waiters Over 50

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.03.2015 | Fifty

When you walk into a trendy new bar, you might expect to see inexperienced servers and a hip, youthful atmosphere. But when you walk into Barcelona's ...

10 Make-Extra-Money Jobs You Can Do From Home

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Cari Wira Dineen | Posted 02.26.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Whether you already work and want to make more money, or are retired and looking to supplement your income, there are...

Don't Be a Dick

Natalie Thomas | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Natalie Thomas

It's pretty simple. Yet, somehow, we forget. We eat too much, sleep too little, wake up on the wrong side of life, are running late, annoyed by fate ...

Young and Entrepreneurial: The Sky's the Limit for Skyler Logsdon

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.19.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

The first person I featured in this series was Penn Alumnus Jon Youshaei, a Google Associate Product Marketing Manager, writer and intrapreneur (you can find the feature article here).

How I Learned to Stop Hating My Job and Love My Life

James McCrae | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
James McCrae

At this moment, you are being called to make an impact where you have been assigned. It's not perfect. But things are never perfect. Instead of waiting for your job to be perfect, make your reaction to your job perfect. Show up everyday as an act of service. Take what you are given and turn it into art.

Review: American Ambassadors, The Past, Present, and Future of America's Diplomats

Peter Van Buren | Posted 02.18.2015 | Books
Peter Van Buren

If you can't do away with the spoils system, the only alternative left is to better prepare the political appointees. Making Dennis Jett's American Ambassadors required reading for every person up for consideration would be a hell of a start.

Stretching Toward Happiness: How I Approach My Career Like Yoga

James McCrae | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
James McCrae

I try to approach my career like yoga. I stretch and bend myself to test the limits of my ability. When I get too comfortable, I stretch myself further, learning new mental postures that expand myself beyond my comfort zone. Stretching ourselves beyond what we know is how we grow.

I Quit My Job Every Year, And You Should Too

Aaron Hurst | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
Aaron Hurst

Every December 31st, I quit my job. The next day I decide if I want to take the job again for the New Year. It helps me clear the noise and make sure I am 150 percent behind what I am doing and that it is how I want to spend the majority of my waking hours.

4 Surefire Ways To Change Your Life For The Better

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 02.17.2015 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

As you take stock and reflect on what makes you the happiest and what makes you the unhappiest, you might feel that changing the circumstances that cause you the most pain is simply impossible.