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3 Great Ideas For Satisfying Encore Careers

Next Avenue | Mark Feffer | Posted 12.27.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Mark Feffer To an increasing number of people, the idea of retiring at 65 is a non-starter. More and more boomers ar...

Top 5 Tips for Balancing Business and Family

Maria Losseva-Malho | Posted 12.17.2014 | Small Business
Maria Losseva-Malho

Being a parent and an entrepreneur is amazing. It gives you the ability to work while raising a family. However, challenges of juggling all the roles can at times get daunting. Adding a busy holiday season doesn't help.

Obstructing the Male Gaze in a Gaze-Dependent Culture

Maria X. Liu | Posted 12.16.2014 | Women
Maria X. Liu

Instead of naturally objectifying ourselves because it's expected, let's actively work on encouraging contributions, insights, ideas and voices.

Sitting Is the New Smoking and a Hazard to Your Career Health

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

You've heard it before. We spend most of our waking hours at work, and many spend the majority of their time at a desk in front of a computer. Not to ...

How Do You Know When Something Is Right?

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

When you've found something that's right for you, you want to be better without force. You get this instant internal drive and motivation to become a better person, to do better work, and to achieve greater things. You feel inspired.

Need a Confidence Boost? Read This.

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 12.12.2014 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

The good news is that you can build confidence, both in yourself and in others. Here are five areas you can start working on today to help establish and build your confidence so that it can have a positive flow on effect to every area of your life.

Why I Turned Down 2 Full-Time Job Offers Out of College to Freelance and Travel

Hailley Griffis | Posted 12.09.2014 | Travel
Hailley Griffis

I decided to go and take what I want from the world, rather than take what the world was throwing at me.

Always Having A Plan B

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

Some of the best career moves have been the ones that I did not plan for, where random circumstances have opened up doors for opportunities I would never have dreamed possible.

The Great Escape

Rich Siegel | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Rich Siegel

I'm told I need an exit strategy. I'm told ad agencies don't need writers anymore. I'm told there's even less need for 44 year old writers. And what do I plan to do in five years when I become 45?

6 Signs You're A Born Marketer

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 12.05.2014 | Business
Mo Seetubtim

Some of us wake up everyday to do something that we love -- something that we feel like we were born to do.

What We Can Learn From Max Schireson's Resignation

Michelle Maldonado | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Maldonado

So many of us often fall victim to our own limited and even binary thinking, falsely believing that the ability to create rich, fulfilling and abundant lives for ourselves and our families lies more in the hands of those around us than in our own

Why It's Not Worth It to Settle for Just Any Job After College

Unwritten | Posted 12.04.2014 | College
Unwritten

We all know someone who is chasing their dreams and following their passions before graduation, so why stop once you have the diploma?

My Surprising Transformation After My Second Retirement

Marie Marley | Posted 12.05.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

That extremely stressful caregiving experience was to be the seed of an exciting transformation. Life gave me a lemon and so, although I didn't plan it and really wasn't even aware of it, I made lemonade.

'Tis the Season to Be Networking! How Women Can Raise Their Profile and Get Ahead

Judith Humphrey | Posted 12.01.2014 | Women
Judith Humphrey

Sure, it is often more comfortable to mingle with friends -- with the people we know. But that won't necessarily make you successful. Instead, when you walk into a room, be bold. Target the people who have influence.

Why 'What Do You Do?' Is A Question We Should Stop Asking

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living

If the sentence "your professional position has become the central verdict on your character" sounds familiar, you probably suffer from something call...

10 Reasons Why You Should Go After Your Dreams

Elyse Gorman | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Have you ever thought there's no point launching a business, pursuing a project or studying for a new qualification because it will take four years before you've made it, or you'll be such-and-such age by the time you finish? These five words may change your perspective: The time will pass anyway.

People in High Profile Careers and Unfulfilling Relationships: Why It's Your Fault for Marrying a "Jerk"

Thuy Sindell | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business
Thuy Sindell

Any woman or man who complains about their partner not stepping up to support them has no one to blame but themselves. If you never communicated what you wanted or needed from the start of the relationship, you have trained them that you will take on more than your share.

Want To Make A Difference? Don't Be A Hedge Fund Manager

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business

Long before the 2008 financial collapse, the American economic landscape had shifted, plunging the country into something of an identity crisis. Manuf...

Returning To Work After Raising Kids, From Amanda Augustine (VIDEO)

Posted 11.21.2014 | MarloThomas

When returning to the job market after taking a leave of absence to raise kids, job search expert Amanda Augustine recommends leveraging what you've b...

How to Do Voice-over Part-Time

Kate McClanaghan | Posted 11.20.2014 | Arts
Kate McClanaghan

This is the only way you will honestly stand a chance at becoming a professional. It takes commitment.

Why Your Career Is Ruining Your Relationship

Alexis Pierce | Posted 11.20.2014 | Women
Alexis Pierce

There's nothing better than being appreciated and respected for your professional success by your partner. Use these steps to bring your best to both aspects of your life so you can give yourself and your partner more freedom to love and be loved.

Don't Put All Your Eggs (Frozen or Not) In This Basket: Speak Up And Lead The Conversation About Diverse Workplace Alternatives

Judith Humphrey | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Judith Humphrey

Courage is critical, because there are so many situations in which we women have to break through barriers, challenge traditional behaviors and redefine the way others see us.

Why You May Not Be Getting The Job, From Amanda Augustine (VIDEO)

Posted 11.18.2014 | MarloThomas

If you're constantly being called in for interviews, but aren't being offered the position, job search expert Amanda Augustine says to take a close lo...

How To Explain Gaps In Unemployment, From Amanda Augustine (VIDEO)

Posted 11.18.2014 | MarloThomas

Have you taken a leave of absence from working due to an illness? When explaining that gap on a resume, job search expert Amanda Augustine says there'...

This Is How Long A Recruiter Spends Looking At A Resume, From Amanda Augustine (VIDEO)

Posted 11.18.2014 | MarloThomas

According to job search expert Amanda Augustine, on average, recruiters spend a total of six seconds looking at your resume. Recruiters look at your n...