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career change

3 things you should never do after you leave a job

When you leave a job, your responsibility as a reliable employee doesn’t completely end on your last day with that organization.

Office Life

How to deal with that bossy coworker who acts like your supervisor

Know-it-all coworkers are one thing, but ones who act like they're your actual manager are a completely different beast. Here's how to keep them from controlling your workday.

Social Media

The networking pros and cons of deleting your Facebook account

This past weekend, we learned that 50 million Facebook users had their personal information harvested by political firm Cambridge Analytica, which sought to use that data to influence voter choices in the U.

career change

3 of the most common mistakes first-time entrepreneurs make

If you obsess over the details, you’ll never get the results you’re looking for.


4 hacks for your next business flight

Flying on a plane for business travel can be a hassle. Here's how to make that adventure less stressful, so that you can focus on what really matters.


Here’s how to support a loved one during a job hunt

When your loved one is undergoing a job hunt, it can feel like your job hunt too. You can get stressed watching their stress, feeling helpless on what you can do to support them. But in our attempts to be supportive, we can make missteps and say the wrong thing. Here's how to do it right.


How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

When you procrastinate, you might feel better in the short-term, but you will suffer in the long-term. One thing that all procrastinators have in common is that procrastination has a price.

Work Fashion

4 wardrobe essentials for nailing that interview

Preparing for an interview can cause a lot of unwanted stress and anxiety. But the more you prepare for an interview, the better off you are — and that includes what you plan to wear to it!


Conquer distractions with this simple chart

In this Golden Age of distractions, what does it take to focus? Instead of blaming our puny attention spans, we should dig deeper to understand how certain products affect us.

Body Language

10 body language myths that limit your success

Not everything you’ve heard about body language is accurate.


4 ways to beat the bad weather blues

Spring weather may not be here yet, but that shouldn't stop you from embracing the new season.


What I learned from Sheryl Sandberg’s class on resilience

I took Sheryl Sandberg's class on resilience. Here's what it taught me that can be applied to our careers.


Survey: These are the loneliest professions in America

If you've ever been in an office, you know it's possible to be surrounded by people at the office and to still feel completely lonely. This feeling is isolating, and it's a growing epidemic.


I worked in three different environments for a month. Here’s what I found

As a freelance writer working part-time for a content marketing agency, I have the luxury of choosing my favorite workspace.

Office Life

Why being the backup person at work isn’t such a bad idea after all

There is something to be said for not being the top dog at work. Here are some reasons to celebrate being the backup.

Personal Finance

5 simple ways to spring clean your finances

Spring has sprung! The weather has become warmer, the days are longer and everything seems fresh and new.  It’s now the perfect time to have that much-needed sort out, not just of your home, but your finances too.

job search

Four simple steps to refresh your job search for spring

Take these simple steps now to bring some of that spring cleaning spirit to refresh your job search.

Job search

4 steps for choosing a new career

Hint: If the prospect of changing careers makes you feel more excited than overwhelmed, the time is probably right.

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?


4 out-of-the box ways to lower your work stress, according to science

We know all about the tried-and-true ways to reduce our work stress.


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.