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7 Ways An Introvert Can Handle A Coworker Who Won't Stop Talking

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on Dear Val, I sit right across from a coworker who frequently thinks out loud by talking to me whenever she...

A Working Mum's Daily Confession

Catriona Wallis | Posted 09.24.2015 | Parents
Catriona Wallis

While my Italian husband is open-minded and adopts more of an "international" than "traditional Italian" mentality, there is an underlying belief in Latin culture that men should not be expected to help with family responsibilities -- even when both parents work. Last week my husband was called mammo (a vernacular expression for a dad doing a mum's job) by a work colleague.

10 Warnings for All Working Parents

Shelly Lopez Gray | Posted 09.16.2015 | Parents
Shelly Lopez Gray

I've said this before, and I'll say it again, you don't know what tired is until you're a parent. Exhausted doesn't even begin to describe it. It's kind of like every ounce of energy has been sucked out of you, leaving you fighting a constant state of exhaustion.

Escape Your '9 to 5': Have a Clear Action Plan

Victoria A. Tiller | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business
Victoria A. Tiller

Making the leap from employee to boss requires a special commitment, a different mindset, and a clear plan of action. As you plan your "9-5" escape here a few things for you to consider.

Laboring to Shatter Entitlement Mindset

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 09.02.2015 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

Affluenza comes from a culture that defines more as better and most as best. It comes from a culture that views acquiring possessions as a national pastime -- an end to itself. Our closets are packed, are drawers are overflowing, our cabinets filled to capacity.

My Secret to Losing 20 Pounds

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Five months ago, my husband and I made a decision to lose 20 pounds in 20 weeks. For both of us, having a child had taken its toll. We were beyond p...

The Ambush of Aging

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.28.2015 | Fifty
Sherman Yellen

Age can wreak havoc. I've seen it take the health and the minds of friends and family. Nevertheless, I find that it gives us a choice: You can remember with joy, or recall with regret. Aging is not a curse, but an opportunity to use our lives fully.

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.

3 Reasons You Don't Want a Red Ferrari

Barb Abramson | Posted 05.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Barb Abramson

Have you heard about the guy that wanted a red Ferrari? Story goes, it represented a symbol of success, of working hard and finally making it in the...

Do What You Love (and the Money Might Follow)

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 05.18.2015 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

I was raised to believe money didn't matter all that much. But I wasn't told to "find your passion" and, if I was, I'm not sure I could have found it...even if you'd given me a glass of wine and a life coach.

Are You Working Too Hard or Not Hard Enough?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.17.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Lately, there have been some discussions focusing on getting people to work harder and more hours. This has been a very interesting topic and it got me thinking. In this episode of the Future in 5, I ask the question "Are we working too hard or not hard enough?"

Millions of Americans Miss One of the LARGEST Tax Benefits Every Year - Are You One?

Mark Steber | Posted 03.25.2015 | Business
Mark Steber

According to the IRS one in every four eligible taxpayers do not claim their Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). This often overlooked tax credit is also one of the largest credits available to taxpayers. This year, the maximum EITC is $6,143 and that is a LOT of money to leave on the table.

Wonder Women Wonders

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

Being employed and balancing a family can be one of the most difficult challenges of working mothers but it won't just happen, you need to step off this terrifying treadmill. Trust that it can also be the most satisfying experience.

The New Student Life: Talking With College Students With Jobs

Megan Lent | Posted 10.28.2014 | College
Megan Lent

This is a quandary that around 14 million college students face in their actual, non-joke-from-Tumblr lives. It isn't news that more and more college students are working. But why are they working?

Harrowing Photos Of Syrian Child Refugees Capture A Generation Lost To War

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden | Posted 06.11.2014 | World

The harrowing struggle for survival is not over for more than 1.1 million children who have fled Syria's devastating war. Thousands now carry the burd...

Invisible Hand To Mouth

Scott Vrooman | Posted 06.08.2014 | Comedy
Scott Vrooman

I'm hearing a lot of complaints about wages, which surprises me because I thought we had all agreed that everything is fine with everything and we were all going to stop protesting, get a dog and stretch more.

My New American Dream: To Afford Medical Costs After the Student Loan Bill Is Paid

Tim Stobierski | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics
Tim Stobierski

Students around the country have families who have been evicted from homes; parents who have used their retirement accounts to pay the mortgage until it ran dry; rent and student loan payments that leave them with less than 50 dollars a month with which to buy food.

Work From Home? Here Are 10 Ways to Do It Better

Joelle Steiniger | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business
Joelle Steiniger

Even though I'd "work" all day I wasn't working smart. I fell into the habits that most work-from-home-ers can relate to: I'd start my day, still in my pajamas... and sometimes that's how I'd end my day (don't judge me).

How to Reinvent Yourself After 50

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.20.2015 | Fifty
Dorie Clark

It's true: reinvention is different later in your career. But that doesn't mean it's impossible. It's critical to keeping your skills fresh and your work fulfilling.

Are we Turkeys for Working on Thanksgiving?

Anne Phillips | Posted 01.28.2014 | Business
Anne Phillips

Today we aren't working. I plan to relax after I make the stuffing, mash potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, get the turkey in the oven, and clean the house. Maybe I should have worked today.

Over 40, and Not Washed Up Yet

Sandi Vidal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Sandi Vidal

Telling people you have 15-20 years of experience is no longer impressive, it just makes you sound old. With the increase in technology at exponential speeds, older is not necessarily better and new does not mean it has no credibility.

Let This Guy Tell You How To Pretend You're Working

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy

You could probably get through life just by listening to all of Mr. Forthright's lessons, but could you get through the workday? We've been told M...

The Phrase That Got Me Hired

Elizabeth Krupka | Posted 05.21.2013 | College
Elizabeth Krupka

"I am an excellent online shopper." Yes, that is the line that got me hired. And no, surprisingly I am not employed at Zappos or any other large online shopping company.

Why Do We Work?

Boaz and Ruth | Posted 04.07.2013 | Impact
Boaz and Ruth

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifTo address the jobs crisis in our country, it seems that we should think about why people work and what motivates individuals to spend their time seeking employment, investing in training and entering the workforce.

Ban the Box in Newark

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 03.24.2013 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Ashley Williams According to the National Employment Law Center (NELP), about 65 million -- or one in four -- adults in this country have a crimi...