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Salary

4 tips on salary negotiation from the $20-million-plus star of ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ Ellen Pompeo

Ellen Pompeo, the star of Grey's Anatomy, is the highest-paid actress on a primetime drama on TV. Here's her secret about how she went into the salary negotiation that made it happen.

Advice

11 celebrities’ best advice to their younger selves

Here are the best pieces of life and career advice celebrities and leaders like Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey would give their younger selves, so that we can learn along with them, and hopefully learn to see a pitfall before we fall into it.

Advice

6 management lessons from an Oscar-nominated filmmaker

Her bulleted list of tips was directed toward a colleague but her practical advice is useful for any first-time manager.

Job Interview

New show lets you experience the stress and panic of a job interview from the comfort of your couch

CNBC’s new series 'The Job Interview' televises what usually happens behind closed doors: the dreaded job interview. Here's how it all plays out.

Advice

5 reasons to be more like Larry David at work

Sometimes, your inner curmudgeon is your best asset.

Pop Culture

The stars of ‘Million-Dollar Listing’ share their secrets to success (and tell you to love your haters)

Love your haters.

Success

7 signs Sean Spicer missed his declining influence. Are you doing the same?

Keep your eyes and ears open.

Success

The best inspirational notes celebrities wrote to themselves

Write yourself a check for $10 million.

Success

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

Just don't be Cersei, whatever you do.

Salary Negotiation

This is a powerful lesson about being underpaid from ‘Hawaii Five-O’ stars

Sometimes you have to walk away.

Layoffs

A former British Vogue editor shows what not to say after you’ve been fired

Don't do these things.

Age at Work

This is why Silicon Valley CEOs always think they’re the good guy

They share a lot about themselves.

Pop Culture

Celebrity chef Charlie Palmer on career switches: ‘All you can do is focus on the future’

Don't look back if you're trying to move forward.

Success

Martha Stewart’s career success lessons become a musical

It sounds like a good thing.

Pop Culture

Jackass creator Jeff Tremaine on success: ‘It was baffling to me’

You never expect success when it comes.

Pop Culture

3 brilliant tips for emotional intelligence from the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

We can all be as strong as hell.

Pop Culture

6 success rituals you can borrow from star athletes

LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Dwayne Wade, and Michael Jordan all have used techniques to succeed that you can borrow.

Pop Culture

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

Turn your weaknesses into strengths.

Inspiration

The ‘George Washington’ battle plan for career success after 40

Ian Kahn, who plays George Washington on 'Turn,' absorbed some of the Founding Father's wisdom.

Entertainment

We all have a little Elsa in us at work, says co-author of ‘Frozen’

Let it goooooo.

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.

Food at Work

TV chef Adam Richman knows ways to improve your sad desk lunch

A few condiments can change everything.

News

Pharrell Williams tells grads the secret of motivation: ‘Serve humanity’

Success is not about how many Instagram followers you have. It's about what you're achieving.

Inspiration

Will Ferrell tells new grads how he overcame his fear of failure

"My fear of failure never approached in magnitude my fear of 'what if'. What if I never tried at all?"

News

Bill Gates tweets to new grads: ‘This is an amazing time to be alive’

In only 14 tweets, Gates offered career advice and inspiration to new graduates.