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Your Résumé Will Probably Need The Help Of This Résumé Angel

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.07.2015 | Comedy Maybe not the best contact info. Writing your résumé is super boring, but it is essential to adultin...

5 New PR Tools That Crush It

Reid Wegley | Posted 06.04.2015 | Small Business
Reid Wegley

Since the majority of us don't have time for the evaluation piece of the puzzle, I've saved you the trouble of sorting through which PR tools you should skip and which one's you should add to your arsenal immediately.

Slow Down to Go Fast

Randy Pennington | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Randy Pennington

Regardless of how fast your company is today, the marketplace expects and rewards being faster and more nimble. Current success proves that correct choices were made yesterday.

Don't Be THAT Person In The Office. Ever.

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.04.2015 | Comedy

Are you the Bambi, the Moonlighter or the Overpromiser? For the love of God and workplace harmony, let's hope not. Fast Company gives 9-to-5ers ...

This Is How Awkward You Sound While Sneaking Out Of Work For A Job Interview

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.15.2015 | Comedy

"What, me, going to a job interview?? No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no ..." There's nothing quite as awkward as sneaking out of one job to go int...

Oh, No No No, Don't Ever Say That In A Meeting ... Ever.

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 03.18.2015 | Comedy

These definitely don't share well. Sometimes you get a little too comfortable with your co-workers, and that can lead to some embarrassing TMI mome...

Young and Entrepreneurial: Googler and Every Vowel Writer Jon Youshaei

David Ongchoco | Posted 04.20.2015 | College
David Ongchoco

The first person I'll be featuring in this series is Penn Alumnus Jon Youshaei who is a Google Associate Product Marketing Manager, writer and intrapreneur. Jon Youshaei is a first-generation American whose claim to fame has been having every vowel in his last name.

This Is What You Really Sound Like During A Job Interview

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.14.2015 | Comedy

No, your job interview didn't go "really well." So you lost your job after some poor decision making at the company holiday party, right? That's ro...

A 52-Second Guide To Ending Procrastination

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living

It's that time of year again. Final papers are being written, work projects are wrapping up and there's so much holiday shopping to do. But every t...

These Six Companies Broke The Rules Of Business...And Succeeded

Posted 06.10.2015 | Business

What do Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Thomas Jefferson have in common? They all veered from the traditional path. So did Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey...

Urge Pepsi to Stop Guzzling Tar Sands

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.09.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

A fact sheet outlines the toxicity of this form of oil and the resulting ecological devastation from the extraction process. Additional concerns include the excessive use of fresh water, high risk of endangering water supplies, spills, and the data documenting a spiked rate of cancer in communities adjacent to drilling areas.

Michael Calderone

New Yorker Tops National Magazine Awards | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.02.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- The New Yorker led the pack Thursday night at the annual National Magazine Awards, winning four prizes, while Fast Company took home the c...

Cause Vs. Purpose

Merry Carole Powers | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Merry Carole Powers

A cause is based on a desire to stop something. A purpose is rooted in a desire to start something. Cause is charity. Purpose is empowerment. A cause is your nemesis. A purpose is your muse. Should we break it down? Let's use hunger as an example.

Why You Need To Stop Bragging About How Busy You Are

Fast Company | Lisa Evans | Posted 04.22.2014 | World

Do you rush through the morning paper, barely skimming the headlines while answering emails and making kids’ lunches? Do you compete with coworkers ...

The Future Of Business: 4 Ways Companies Will Change

Fast Company | Posted 03.21.2014 | World


The Depressing Reality Of Hollywood Casting

Posted 01.28.2014 | Women

Apparently, a pretty face still trumps a good joke in Hollywood. Allison Jones, the genius casting director responsible for our favorite "Freaks A...

Don't Give Up on MOOCs

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel

Sebastian Thrun's mid-course correction of Udacity, as chronicled at length in last week's Fast Company profile by Max Chafkin, has stirred consternat...

Zipcar's Co-Founder on How Transportation Is the Ultimate Solution

Rachael Chong | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Each individual has a unique set of skills as well as physical, mental, financial and spiritual make up that will determine their role, productivity and contentedness, says Chase. The circumstances of each individual set the stage for the highest and best use.

Work Trends: Go On A Workation + Watch Your Business Explode

Alona Elkayam | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Alona Elkayam

What's a workation? Let me explain. We are living in chaotic times and we can never catch up. This is how people must have felt, too, at the beginning of the industrial revolution. Either you adapt and keep up, or die.

What Happens When You Infuse Philanthropy With Tech Entrepreneurial Spirit?

Rachael Chong | Posted 03.14.2014 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Steve and Jean Case are finding success with their foundation by doing things a little differently. They are bringing the same sensibility they brought to creating AOL to their current investments in people and ideas that can change the world

Women of Color Ignored by Fast Company's 25 Smartest Women on Twitter List, Twitter Reacts with #SmartBlackWomen Hashtag

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 10.27.2013 | Black Voices
Te-Erika Patterson

When FastCompany released an article celebrating the 25 Smartest Women on Twitter, the reaction online was one of disappointment, as the force behind #BlackTwitter, an undefined collection of Twitter's most respected Black users, recognized the list didn't include a single woman of color.

#SmartBlackWomenOnTwitter Hashtag Erupts In Response To Fast Company Article

Posted 08.27.2013 | Black Voices

Another list, another moment of "unintended racism." The latest news item to set off black twitter is Fast Company's list titled "25 Of The Smarte...

Apple Has Lost Its Mind, Part 2: Woe Is Apple

Pam Murtaugh | Posted 09.17.2013 | Business
Pam Murtaugh

This ode overturns Apple's original, unspoken premise. Its contrived poetry celebrates Apple's past as if it's the path to the future. Woe is Apple.

LOOK: Cronut Creator Wants To Give Back, Fight Hunger

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact

UPDATE: July 10, 2013: 3:40p.m. EST - Dominique Ansel told Huffington Post that he is working with Teespring, a site where users can customize apparel...

How David Droga Creates Advertising That Matters

Rachael Chong | Posted 08.18.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

The man behind Droga5 talks about how he uses the ad world to create markets for important ideas (and to sell stuff, too).