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Home Economics: Give Mom a Little (Professional) Respect

Alyson Gounden Rock | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Alyson Gounden Rock

This Mother's Day, we can all do three things that will bolster mom's value and support gender equality. We can stop making throwaway negative comments about mothers. We can acknowledge that mothers do real work, and we can value that work more highly.

5 Reasons to Further Your Education

Robert Farrington | Posted 07.05.2014 | Education
Robert Farrington

Have you ever thought about going back to college? There always seems to be a few reasons that hold you back (like, "I'm too old" or "I don't have the money"), but if you are honest with yourself, an improved education could benefit you tremendously.

The Class of 2014 Is the Succession Plan for the Future

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 07.05.2014 | College
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Millennial-aged graduates must enter the career world armed with tools and strategies to distinguish themselves from the pack. I share this wisdom to help you find your way in the world-of-work so you can thrive.

The Success Formula

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Success is not limited to the workplace anymore. It rejects being measured by job titles and bank accounts. Placing well-being at the forefront disrupts traditional paradigms. As a result, this shift continues to place us on a healthier trajectory when it comes to defining success for ourselves.

Five Things I Learned About Love and Life From Having a Crush on Benedict Cumberbatch

Zsofi McMullin | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Zsofi McMullin

OK, I am the first one to admit it: I am too old to have a celebrity crush. The last time it was cute or acceptable for me to fangirl over a movie star was back in the late 1980s.

How I Thrive: Redefining Success in My Life

Michele Botwin Raphael | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Michele Botwin Raphael

I am redefining success in my life in the measurement of my kids' giggles and my own. I am redefining success in my life by redefining myself.

Meetup.com: A Secret Weapon for Your Career and Personal Brand

Stephan Spencer | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Stephan Spencer

Meetup.com is one of the lesser discussed social networking sites, but I'd argue it's one of the most valuable in terms of bringing people together in...

13 Telltale Signs That You Didn't Get the Job

John Egan | Posted 05.14.2015 | Business
John Egan

Was there anything along the way that could have tipped you off that you'd be rejected by a prospective employer? Oh, yes. Experts offer these 13 telltale signs that you won't -- or didn't -- get the job.

The Origins Of Office Speak

The Atlantic | Emma Green | Posted 04.28.2014 | World

“Here’s your ‘buzzword bingo’ card for the meeting,” Wally says to Dilbert, handing him a piece of paper. “If the boss uses a buzzword on ...

Ageism: The Silent Career Killer?

Dina Vardouniotis | Posted 06.15.2014 | Business
Dina Vardouniotis

Besides Hollywood, do you know who else is reluctantly talking about ageism? It's many women who are trying to get back into the workforce that I've met while doing workshops on personal branding and networking. For whatever reason, they have found themselves out of a job.

A Little Older, and Maybe Wiser

Yasmina Zaidman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Women
Yasmina Zaidman

Some women dread turning 40, and some insist that it just doesn't matter to them, they're totally over it. Well, I am neither indifferent nor depressed about this birthday. But it means a lot to me.

What to Do When Everything Feels Like an Emergency

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.10.2014 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Instead of making an impact, the impact is making you. Soon enough, giving your all feels like you are putting your nose on the grindstone, and you're left feeling unappreciated, unrecognized and unfulfilled.

Why Women Lawyers Leave

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business
Suzanne Grossman

It's hard to understand why someone would consider walking away from a high salary in such a well-respected profession. Yet this group of women attorneys is one of the most well qualified to explain why money doesn't buy happiness.

How to Use Instagram to Land a Job or Internship

Her Campus | Posted 06.09.2014 | College
Her Campus

While your friends might care about the mouth-watering cheesecake dessert you are about to devour or the beautiful bouquet roses that your boyfriend just sent you, the professional world certainly does not.

Humbled: The Price of Wisdom

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

When we can finally come to accept our rightful place in the nature of things, we see that we are neither absolutely divine nor absolutely evil, but somewhere in between. And since that means we don't have to be perfect that's not necessarily a bad place to be.

8 Things I Learned As a Recovering Workaholic

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 06.08.2014 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

I burn the midnight oil, never say no, and I have often prioritized my career over my life and my loved ones. Only recently did I take an honest look in the mirror to realize that life is too short to miss, and every moment is precious. I urge you not to miss the life you deserve to lead.

More Money Isn't Going To Make You Happy

Business Insider | Christopher Boyce | Posted 04.07.2014 | World

How important, if at all, is having more money for our happiness and well-being? Unsurprisingly this question stimulates a lot of opinion and debate. ...

4 Things Highly Successful People Do To Get Ahead

Michael Stewart | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Michael Stewart

Disruption is the new normal, and that will not change anytime soon. Now is the time for those who are willing and able to show up differently.

How to Expand Your Career Abroad

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.21.2015 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

Building an international career is a dream for many professionals. But - unless you work for a large multinational - it may seem impossible. How can ...

3 Ways to Spark Your Next Career Move

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 06.03.2014 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

We know that career ascension requires movement. However, determining when to make a move can prove to be an arduous and complex process.

How to Find an Internship at the Last Minute

Her Campus | Posted 06.02.2014 | College
Her Campus

It's that time of year again. All of your friends are hearing back about their internship applications, but somehow you missed the memo and haven't sent out a single application yet.

The Beauty of Being Undefined

Naomi Mac Millan | Posted 05.24.2014 | Good News
Naomi Mac Millan

I wasn't a teacher, an actress, a writer, a mother, an astronaut, or the President of The United States or any of the other million things I said I wanted to be when I grew up. I was nothing.

For Women, Manufacturing Industry Remains in the 'Mad Men' Era

Keosha Varela | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Keosha Varela

"I've been in the engineering industry for 30 years, and we were talking about these same issues 30 years ago," said the National Science Foundation's Theresa A. Maldonado."

Chronically Employed: Are There More Options Than Disability?

Ilana Jacqueline | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ilana Jacqueline

When I was diagnosed with primary immune deficiency and dysautonomia -- diseases which complicated every part of my immune and autonomic nervous system -- I thought my career was over. I would have to rely on the system to support me for the rest of my life. And I was only twenty-years-old.

Happy Birthday... You're Fired!

John Brubaker | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
John Brubaker

My daughter woke me up early one morning smiling and I realized she didn't care whether I coached or not. Neither did my wife. They just cared that I loved them.