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Money

Stop spending so much!

We’re spending too much money, and part of the reason is that it’s just so incredibly easy to buy things. Here's how to make it harder on yourself.

Advice

How to re-embrace face-to-face instead of virtual everything

We can all agree that socializing in person is important, but increasingly difficult and confusing after all that screen time. Here are some things to help socialize successfully.

Advice

How to fall back in love with your career

As we inch closer to Valentine’s Day, there’s so much pressure to be publicly in love. If you stop to think about it, one of the most important relationships in your life is with your career. So, how can you fall back in love with the job you spend nearly every day of your life working at or thinking about?

Advice

18 ways to be more productive in 2018

It’s a few weeks into a brand-new year and chances are good you’ve already tossed your resolutions by the wayside and are slipping back into your old ways. Fear not! We’ve come up with 18 ways to inspire you to reclaim your productivity in the coming months.

Advice

4 ways to add more meaning to your day, life & career

When your enthusiasm flags and every day feels as blah as the one that came before, how can you find ways to add meaning to your day, much less your life or career?

Job search

6 things recruiters are looking for in 2018

In the sometimes dog-eat-dog world of job hunting, you have to create a version of yourself that both highlights your skills and jumps off the screen of recruiters. These are some of the skills recruiters will be actively seeking in potential candidates.

Productivity

9 ways to make your cold emails more successful

The perfect letter of introduction is hard to come by, and even harder to write. Why it’s important to craft one and what to include or leave out.

Remote Work

5 ways to create a private oasis in public spaces

In the age of co-working spaces, how can you hold onto a semblance of privacy when you’re surrounded by noise and distractions?

Meetings

4 steps to 5-minute meetings

Trying to cut the bloat from meetings might lead to more effective time management and less wasted time during your day. Here are four steps to try.

Coworkers

How to rebuild burned bridges at work

Remember that time you told off your boss in front of everyone else in the department and then flipped her the bird for good measure? Here's how to recover.

Gifts

9 steps to better office holiday gift giving

‘Tis the season to be jolly and buy gifts for people you don’t really know that well. Here's how to deal with the immense pressure, and office gift ideas.

Health

‘Tis the season to avoid pigging out at work

Between corporate gifts and holiday parties, it can be hard to avoid pigging out on all those free work snacks this time of year. Here's how to avoid it.

Advice

Three ways to stop creeping burnout

If you go about your day every single day without break or change in your routine, chances are good that burnout is just waiting to creep up on you.

Advice

9 ways to recover from (and avoid) holiday party embarrassment

No batter how sloppy your company holiday party may get, in most situations, you can probably save both your pride and your gig. Here's how.

Advice

6 keys to declutter your resume right now

Common wisdom tells us to limit all the important information on our resume to a single page, with just the highlights. Here's how to do it right.

Advice

5 things you need to delete from your life right this second

These five things are filling up space in your life that you don't need, and are taking up unnecessary space. Learn how to let them go. Delete them.

Advice

Point taken: 8 ways to communicate like a human infographic

While human beings can’t be infographics, but cutting down on conversational clutter can make people more inclined to listen to what you say.

Productivity

Phone calls 101: For Millennials

Phone calls are coming back in a big way. And if picking up the phone for a quick conversation isn’t quite your default yet, it might be in the near future.

Advice

5 reasons to be more like Larry David at work

Sometimes, your inner curmudgeon is your best asset.

Productivity

Liar liar pants on fire: 5 ways to spot bulls**t in the workplace

If your workplace is a den of lying, here are some tips to help you recognize the signs and how best to react.

Office Life

7 clues you’re about to be fired — and what you can do about it

While it’s not always a great idea to trust your gut about every single work issue, here's when it may be worth wondering if your job's in danger.

advice

How tattoos in the workplace might help you

Three in ten Americans have at least one tattoo. Does that mean that tattoos are fully acceptable in the workplace? The jury's still out.

Advice

Career advice from three successful women leaders

Inspiring advice from three great women leaders about how to succeed in the office.

Advice

10 lessons in career longevity from Billy Joel

Billy Joel can teach you a lot about what goes into sustaining a lifelong career. Here are several career lessons we can learn from the Piano Man.

Advice

You don’t need a golf club or yacht to network like a boss

The golf course has long been a favored spot for networking among the upper crust. But there are plenty of other ways for the rest of us to make strong career connections.