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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.
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.
8 life and career lessons from Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year
Hit the reset button in your personal and professional 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.
Why you should hit pause more often
Taking a pause can do wonders for your productivity and personal satisfaction. Here's why and how.
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.
Why we should get rid of generational labels in the workplace
They are open for misinterpretation and ignore individual differences.
How to control your emotions at work
You can't be a robot for eight hours a day.
Stop priding yourself on being brutally honest
There's no need to be mean. Ever.
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.
8 fascinating facts about job interviews in China
Pro tip: Avoid Ghost Month
The Game of Thrones guide to success at work (with spoilers)
Just don't be Cersei, whatever you do.
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.
Why savvy people reject some job offers to be more successful
Only choose jobs that move you forward.
How older professionals can adapt to casual young startups
On the TV show Younger, 40-something year old single mom Liza.
3 brilliant tips for emotional intelligence from the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
We can all be as strong as hell.
5 ways Wonder Woman succeeded against the odds (and you can too)
Turn your weaknesses into strengths.
9 things smart people do after they screw up at work
Remember: nothing, not even screwups, are permanent.
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.
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.
5 ways to rock your career, according to Netflix’s ‘Girlboss’
"Know what your sh*t is worth.*
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.
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.
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.