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Advice

Be like Betty White: How a likeable demeanor can translate into a lifelong career

Here's what makes Betty White so beloved by people across all ages and life stages, and what can we learn from her incredible career.

Office Relationships

You can’t know it all: Mentoring across ages and stages

The typical mentor is older and wiser, but as office and work culture has changed so has the importance and diversity of mentors. Age doesn't matter as much as communication and compatibility.

News

8 life and career lessons from Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year

Hit the reset button in your personal and professional life.

Office Life

Don’t gloat: The flip side of schadenfreude

So instead of planning a party after a loathsome coworker fails, here are some ways to try to turn it into a learning experience instead of schadenfreude.

Productivity

Why you should hit pause more often

Taking a pause can do wonders for your productivity and personal satisfaction. Here's why and how.

Productivity

Think before making that next introduction

Making introductions between people is a skill as well as an art. Know the rules and you'll make more successful connections.

age at work

Why we should get rid of generational labels in the workplace

They are open for misinterpretation and ignore individual differences.

Mental Health

How to control your emotions at work

You can't be a robot for eight hours a day.

Words at Work

Stop priding yourself on being brutally honest

There's no need to be mean. Ever.

Interview

10 ridiculously smart questions you should ask in a job interview

The last thing you want in a job interview to be is forgettable. Depending on the position you’re interviewing for, some of these questions might really make you stand apart.

Success

8 fascinating facts about job interviews in China

Pro tip: Avoid Ghost Month

Success

The Game of Thrones guide to success at work (with spoilers)

Just don't be Cersei, whatever you do.

The Whole Human

Colleagues know how to push our buttons just like family does

We all know about work spouses, the extra close co-workers who can finish our sentences, empathize when we’re having a bad day, and share the best and worst part of our office experience, but sometimes the work dynamic can start to mimic other elements of a family dynamic — and not always in a good way.

The Job Search

Why savvy people reject some job offers to be more successful

Only choose jobs that move you forward.

Age at Work

How older professionals can adapt to casual young startups

On the TV show Younger, 40-something year old single mom Liza.

Pop Culture

3 brilliant tips for emotional intelligence from the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

We can all be as strong as hell.

Pop Culture

5 ways Wonder Woman succeeded against the odds (and you can too)

Turn your weaknesses into strengths.

Levelling Up

9 things smart people do after they screw up at work

Remember: nothing, not even screwups, are permanent.

Work Fashion

Can you wear cargo shorts to work? The 5-point guide to summer clothing at the office

The office clothing to wear that's comfortable but still professional during the sweatiest and yet most air-conditioned time of the year.

Spaces

Dumpster diving at work? No one said Earth Day would be easy

It's not easy being green, but some companies encourage employees to try.

Pop Culture

5 ways to rock your career, according to Netflix’s ‘Girlboss’

"Know what your sh*t is worth.*

Levelling Up

What Veep can teach us about the job search

Job searching and career transition are times when you can look deeper at what you want — even if you're Selina Meyer.

Office Culture

The 7 commandments of leggings at work

How you dress at work contributes to your next promotion, so tread carefully with leggings. Here's how.

Office Life

Here’s how to look impressive in video calls, according to Hollywood experts

Some preparation can make you an impressive presence on that video call.

Career lessons from The Walking Dead and other great TV shows

If zombies can teach you anything, it's that you shouldn't let power go to your head.