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Today's Top Stories March 20, 2018

Job Search

What to do after being rejected for a position you really wanted

There are steps you can take to stop a downward spiral when you are rejected for a position that you really wanted. Here's what to keep in mind.


Here’s how much time and money you save by working remotely

Working remotely means no more expensive commutes, no more costly work uniforms, and no more $15 lunches you end up buying in a rush. Sign us up!


How to get your mind and career ready for spring

So with the first day of the new season arriving on March 20, it's the perfect time to apply your spring cleaning mentality to both your mind and career. Here are some ways to shake off the winter blues and enter spring with a new sense of passion.


How to socialize with coworkers if you are not friends

Here's how to be friendly at work and socialize with your coworkers... without necessarily becoming friends with them.


If you live in one of these cities, you’re probably happy with your salary

Did your city make the cut?


12 female best friends who started their own companies

Before you secure the, print business cards and pour your energy into a budding business, take a page from these female best friends who have already navigated the hurdles.


This is why all your meetings are disasters

Meetings have a bad reputation, and it’s not unwarranted: 65% of senior managers said meetings keep them from completing their own work, and 71% said meetings are unproductive and inefficient.


Being lucky, persistent and pushy: Musings from the entrepreneurial journey

How do you demonstrate your worth? Quantify your success through relevant stats/metrics and share stories of how you overcome obstacles. Then, you don’t need luck. The deck is already stacked in your favor.

Career Advice

How to make a long term career plan actually work

When we use the resume as the end, rather than a means to an end, 10 years down the line we’ll be left with a nice-looking piece of paper asking ourselves “where am I?”


How to maintain a balance when you work with your family

It seemed that for a long time, our dining room table doubled as our at-home boardroom. For me, this lifestyle wasn’t sustainable so I made some changes.


This is how to find joy: 4 simple secrets to the good life

Four things we can learn about happiness from our elders.


If you use one of these photos on LinkedIn, employers won’t take you seriously

There are a whole lot of ways your profile photo on LinkedIn can go wrong. Here's what not to do when it comes to selecting your image.


Study: 77% of adults are on the Internet every day! Here’s how to keep it from controlling your life

We spend a lot of time on the Internet, but it's possible to escape its grasp.


These are the cities where you will spend your money the fastest

Do you live in one of the world's most expensive cities? If not, it's something to consider if you are looking to relocate, work abroad or just take a vacation.

How To

These are the secrets to keeping your team productive and happy during March Madness

How can a manager rein it in while not totally putting the kibosh on office camaraderie and fun?


Here are the 10 most deeply meaningful team building exercises

Effective team building events are more than just forced icebreakers or embarrassing videos everyone wishes didn’t get shared with the entire company.


Bad sleep habits cost companies over $136 billion in lost productivity

So you got a bad night of sleep? Maybe you are a bit tired at work the next morning? Maybe this actually happens a few nights per week? No big deal, right? WRONG.


The 3 most harmful sleeping habits for professionals

The era of burning the candles at both ends has burnt out.


7 productivity hacks for when you don’t sleep a wink

There’s nothing more taxing — or overwhelming — than attempting to get through your workday when you’re exhausted. Before your boss catches you napping in your cubicle, read these tips on how to maintain steam at the office, no sleep required.


Arianna Huffington on sleep, burnout culture and a new FOMO

For National Sleep Day, we spoke to Arianna Huffington what companies can do to help their employees' sleep habits, and her company Thrive's new app.


These are the top jobs in America right now

Do you have one?


Caution! Don’t do any of these 4 things after a job interview

It's normal to feel a rollercoaster of emotions after a job interview, but there are certain things you just shouldn't do.


Here’s how to leave work on time — every time

It may seem impossible to take back control of your workday, but there are research-backed tips on how to leave work on time in a professional manner. Here's how.


This startup promises to kill you — and there’s a waiting list

Nectome, a new startup founded by two MIT graduates backed by Y Combinator, is "committed to the goal of archiving your mind" by using a "brain banking technique" to "recreate your mind," according to its website. There's just one catch before your mind gets uploaded — you'll need to be dead first.


Female doctors are seeing an average pay gap of over $100,000

Out of 50 metropolitan areas of the country this is where female doctors see the biggest pay gap.

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Science says this is the optimal time to drink your coffee

The pros and cons of drinking coffee could be debated for hours. But, this is no debate: You have probably been drinking your coffee at the wrong time of day for years.


Why the secret to nailing an interview is the exact opposite of what everybody thinks

Congratulations, you’ve made the short list of candidates for your dream job. Now all you have to do is pass the final test: How do I walk into the room and convince the decision makers that I’m their best choice?


69% of employees waste 1 month a year on workplace apps

New research shows that 69% of employees report spending up to one hour daily going back and forth between apps, which is up to a whopping 32 days annually.

Sounds of silence: Could ‘colored noise’ be the secret to better sleep?