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Why Women Should Think Like Mark Zuckerberg

Christine Bronstein | Posted 03.18.2013 | Women
Christine Bronstein

Not up for shelling out $100 to message Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg? Social innovator and marketing thought leader Ekaterina Walter has a much cheaper way to pick the brain of the famed boy wonder.

How Women are Redefining Work

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 03.17.2013 | Women
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

Career success for women is now less about climbing the corporate ladder and more dependent on forging a path through a labyrinth.

How to Negotiate Your Salary

Ramit Sethi | Posted 03.17.2013 | Business
Ramit Sethi

The truth is, if you do it the right way, negotiating your salary actually makes you more attractive to your employer. When you use the right phrases and mindset, you can convince your boss to give you a raise -- and he'll be happy to do it.

31 Great Work Perks People Don’t Tell You About

Kate White | Posted 03.16.2013 | Women
Kate White

For 14 years I was the editor of Cosmopolitan magazine and along with the responsibility came some pretty sweet perks, compliments of my company. Here's a sampling of work perks based on level of employment.

8 Things I Know About Work Now That I'm In My 60s

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.14.2013 | Women
Ann Brenoff

I took my first job at age 14, working part-time at the cosmetics counter at Rubin Bros. Drugstore in Newark, N.J. Forty years and a share of a Pulitzer Prize later, here are some lessons I picked up along the way.

5 Rules For The New Year

Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks | Posted 03.14.2013 | Religion
Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

There are many other rules, but these are some of the most important. Try them and you will be surprised by joy.

A Letter to My Daughter on Balancing Work and Life

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 03.13.2013 | Women
Judy Bolton-Fasman

Having a profession will present you with a unique set of challenges that men don't encounter. We are socialized to be the family's primary caregiver; men are ingrained to be the breadwinner. It's changing, but it's changing too slowly.

12 Things I Know About Work Now That I'm In My 50s

Lisa Belkin | Posted 03.13.2013 | Women
Lisa Belkin

I've spent decades trying to live the balanced message that I want my children to hear. I'm not quite there yet, but over the years I have gotten closer, and learned more than a little -- not just about the meaning of life, but also of work.

10 Things I Know About Work Now That I'm In My 40s

Tessa Blake | Posted 03.12.2013 | Women
Tessa Blake

When people refer to women as having "big personalities," they mean she's either fat, funny or decisive.

15 Tips To Land A Job In 2013

Marlo Thomas | Posted 03.12.2013 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

A new year has arrived, and a lot of you have written in and told us that you want to start it off with a jump start on your career. So, in this rough economy, we thought it would be a good idea to get some expert advice and tips to keep in mind when you're searching for jobs, securing an interview, and ultimately landing the position you really want.

11 Things I Know About Work Now That I'm In My 30s

Dara Pettinelli | Posted 03.11.2013 | Women
Dara Pettinelli

"Your definition of success will change" and 10 more lessons I've learned.

4 Ways to Find a Career-Supportive Guy

The Levo League | Posted 03.10.2013 | Women
The Levo League

I have some news which may shock you: Your Friday night plans may be just as critical to your career as your five-year plan and elevator pitch.

What I Know About Work In My 20s

Megan Baldwin | Posted 03.09.2013 | Women
Megan Baldwin

For starters, it is never easy to get to the why of "what do you want to do when you grow up," and unfortunately I learned no job will ever look quite as good as Ryan Gosling.

The Top 8 Excuses People Make for Their Unhappy Lives

Kathy Caprino | Posted 03.09.2013 | Women
Kathy Caprino

People who are able to make life change have a sufficient dose of clarity, confidence, courage and commitment. Those four ingredients can make all the difference between a miserable life and a brilliant one.

6 Ways To Beat The Post-Holiday Work Slump

Posted 01.03.2013 | Women

Katie Douthwaite | The Daily Muse When the champagne bottles have all been popped, the presents unwrapped, and the pull-out couch at your parents...

It's Passion That Blurs the Lines Separating Work and Play

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

When the work that you do is the work that you love, not only will it come easier to you, but you will feel more aligned with your purpose as well as more satisfied, engaged, fulfilled, and inspired in your daily life.

Ask Marsha, Career Coach: 5 Ways To Build Your Network In 2013

Posted 01.03.2013 | Black Voices

The beginning of the year seems like a good time to contact people who I might be interested in working with in the future. But how do I connect with ...

15 Books That Will Help You Prosper and Be Happy in Your Career

Brazen Life | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
Brazen Life

Whether you're looking for your first job, searching for your dream job or happy in your present career, you should always be looking to invest in your knowledge and skills. Learning new ideas and tactics will increase your value and make you more marketable when you're ready to take that next step.

The Top 5 Career Regrets (And How To Frame Your Future Success)

Daniel Gulati | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Daniel Gulati

As psychologist Dr. Neal Roese stated, "On average, regret is a helpful emotion." It can even be an inspiring one. But it means that we must recognize our disappointments, understanding that it's our capacity to experience regret deeply, and learn from it to ultimately frame our future success.

How Your Parents Could Cost You a Promotion

Brazen Life | Posted 02.26.2013 | College
Brazen Life

Did your parents ever tell you that if you work real hard and keep your head down, the rest will take care of itself? As far as career advice goes, that's B.S.

Rx: New Year's Resolutions

Adele Scheele | Posted 02.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Adele Scheele

Whatever your personal intentions are about making such changes, the key is to commit. This means physically signing up now, today. Don't wait until January 1 when the urge, while nice, could quickly pass.

Guide to Good Will Hunting & Backscratching

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 02.20.2013 | Business
Jocelyn Greenky

Like virtually any other relationship-oriented activity in the workplace, the Backscratch is a game with rules that no one will actually tell you, but you are expected to know nonetheless. S'ok. I'll tell you.

My Personal Brand

Malcolm Levene | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business
Malcolm Levene

When I got the message that my business was going through new and different challenges, I decided that I should have had a plan B to fall back on. Then after about six very long months, I decided to reinvent my personal brand.

Women Supporting Other Women: Is It a Rare Occurence?

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 12.19.2012 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

The stereotype about successful women holds that they've fought tooth-and-nail to get to where they are, competing against men who work for higher salaries. These women don't look kindly upon other women rising up to compete with them. But is this stereotype true?

Are Your Buzzwords a Buzzkill? 3 Tips to Get Noticed

Nicole Williams | Posted 02.17.2013 | Business
Nicole Williams

At a time when there is more content out there than you could ever possibly hope to read, quality -- and not quantity -- has become the absolute standard for standing out and getting noticed.