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Career Advice

Left-handed CEOs share their best career advice

Because of how they’ve adjusted to life in a world designed for righties, left-handed people they’ve learned different strategies for success.

Success

The secret to getting the life you’ve always dreamed of

We are going to do something kind of risky.

Career Advice

Beyoncé’s advice on how to manage your career

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is one of the biggest celebrities in the world and one of the tightest-lipped about it.

Advice

10 practical answers to 10 powerful questions

No one knows what they are doing. That’s life in 7 words. We’re all trying to figure things and out. That’s precisely what this article was about.

Career Advice

4 best career advice lessons from departing PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi

Here are some of the best pieces of advice departing PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has given on careers that we can apply to our lives.

career change

Ready for a re-do? 5 tips to reinvent your career at any stage of life

Take a deep breath and consider the gift of freedom, but remove the red bow of fear. You can find the right career path, it will just take time and effort.

Career Change

How to change careers with no experience in your new field

The prospect of career changes, however, can seem daunting — especially without a background in the new field of interest.

Pop Culture

Career lessons from ’80s music

Since music adds the backdrop to most of our lives, here are some career lessons and takeaways from what is often unfairly dismissed as a musical wasteland.

Leadership

4 career lessons learned from the entertainment industry

Along the way, I learned lessons about leadership — how to become a leader, how to be effective as one — that extend beyond the entertainment industry.

Books

How positive psychology can enhance your job search

There’s a new trend in the working world today — people aren’t only looking to change their job, they’re now looking to change their profession.

career change

3 signs you should keep your job and 3 signs you shouldn’t

Here are three signs that maybe it is time to take the leap and find a new job, and three signs that maybe you should tough it out a bit longer.

Career Change

Considering quitting? Ask yourself these 6 questions first

I have quit a lot of things in my life. Once upon a time, big decisions were knee-jerk reactions. Now, I try and ask these six questions.

Books

8 inspiring beach reads that don’t feel like career advice

From page-turners that provoke creativity to memoirs that challenge you to work harder, consider these recommendations from successful professionals.

Job search

Lack experience? Make it up

In most cases, you don’t need to wait for the work to come to you. Instead, create your own opportunities to gain the experience you need – by doing it.

Job search

3 tips for answering behavioral interview questions

Behavioral interview questions can make anyone sweat during a job interview. But it's possible to avoid getting caught off guard.

Career Advice

8 career podcasts you should download ASAP

If you’re looking for a way to advance your career, learn invaluable information, be entertained or inspired, career podcasts are a smart way to pass time.

How To

7 tips to find the right industry and position for your next career move

Don’t have an accidental life or career. Often more planning goes into a summer vacation than a 40-year career or 90-year life. Spend purposeful time creating an actionable plan for your next career move and you can trade the treadmill to nowhere for fulfillment.

Job search

How to handle an interview when you have multiple job offers

Receiving a job offer while you are still in the interview process elsewhere can put you at a huge advantage if you play your cards right.

Career Advice

The truth about 3 great career tips that you’ll never hear

Three great career tips that you will never hear — they are simple, but very important, if you want a career built around what is meaningful to you.

Inspiration

7 career-inspiring quotes from top chefs around the world

The hard-earned life lessons you learn from working in the restaurant industry can translate to any field. Here are life quotes from top chefs.

Job search

Common cover letter mistakes new job seekers make

Like a resume, a cover letter is a single page that can make or break your chances of landing a job. In an effort to get hired fast, new job seekers might rush through the process of writing and submitting their application materials, and often make some common cover letter mistakes.

Office Life

Subtle ‘sucking up’ can be a career strategy

Sucking up to your boss and other higher-ups can … well … suck. And let’s face it – no one likes a brown-nosing, overt suck-up. It’s disingenuous, insincere, and annoying as all get out. But that’s not to say there isn’t room in your work life for kinder, gentler sucking up.

Office Life

How to discover your career superpower

A framework for disrupting yourself (and encouraging your team to do the same); what Butte, Montana can teach us about hiring decisions; and why your unique career superpower may be visible to everyone but you.

The Whole Human

The problem with mimicking successful people

You’ve fallen victim to the survival bias. You’re seeing only the winners, not the losers (and with a large enough population, you can always find winners). For every successful Branson, Jobs, and Zuckerberg, there’s a hapless person who made a terrible mistake. But those people don’t make the news.

Job search

Want a full-time remote job with benefits? Follow your favorite bloggers

Remote work is highly desirable for the flexibility it offers employees. But if freelancing or running a business isn’t for you, what’s a smart way to find a full-time job, with a salary and benefits, that lets you work from home or wherever you want?