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One Minute to a Better Resume — Here’s How

by Heather Hunter September 2, 2015

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Six seconds. That’s how much time a potential employer spends scanning your resume before deciding if you’re worth a closer look. Sixty seconds. That’s how time you’ll need to learn how to make that happen. In the video below, Mandi Woodruff gets right to the point. In sixty seconds, you’ll be up to speed on […]

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How to Talk To Your Partner About Starting Your Own Business

by Katharine Paljug September 1, 2015

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You’ve decided to start your own business — opening a shop, taking on consulting clients, writing that book, or any of a hundred other business ideas out there — congratulations! You know it’s going to take time, money, and a lot of hard work, but you’re ready to go. You’ve got ambition and, most importantly, […]

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Five Things You Must Do To Grow Your Digital Brand {Giveaway}

by Joanne Tombrakos August 31, 2015

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When my primary care doctor gave me a referral for a specialist, the first thing I did once I was assured she accepted my health insurance was Google her name. I read her bio and took note of where she went to school and when she graduated. I checked out the links to the articles […]

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Five Ways To Recharge Your Job Search This Fall

by Elana Konstant August 28, 2015

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As August approaches and the harsh reality of no more summer Fridays sets in, many people begin to think about what’s next professionally.  Luckily, after the beginning of the year, the fall is the best time to get hired.  Across most industries, the summer is a downtime, especially the last few weeks, before getting back […]

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How To Create the Ultimate Home Office

by Sarah Chang August 28, 2015


Have you joined one of the over 30 million workers who now work from home? Whether you’re telecommuting or starting your own business you’ve probably realized you need a great space to actually get things done. You may not have a dedicated home office, but little tweaks in your work space can make a big […]

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Five Things You Should Know Before Taking a New Job

by Melanie Lockert August 26, 2015

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Have you been offered a new job? Congratulations! Starting a new job can be one of the most exciting times in your life. It’s an opportunity to take on new, challenging responsibilities with a clean slate. But your job is so much more than just a title and a salary. As an employee, you want […]

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Seven Productivity Hacks That Will Change the Way You Work

by Meredith Lepore August 21, 2015


It’s pretty easy it is to slack off during the summer. The weather is incredible, everyone seems to be taking a vacation, and it’s hard not to yearn for those days when we all had seven weeks off. Fall is almost here, but we’re guessing you’re still trying to enjoy those last glorious moments of […]

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Five Networking Fails and How To Avoid Them

by Katharine Paljug August 19, 2015


No matter where you are in your career, there’s no way to avoid networking. And if you’re on the hunt for a new job, it becomes even more important. More than 50% of new jobs are found through networking — some statistics even say as many as 80% of employees find work via networking rather […]

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How To Land a Promotion This Fall

by Kali Hawlk August 17, 2015


September’s just around the corner. What would you like to change in your life? F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote “life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall” — and it’s not hard to understand why. As the heat of summer gives way to clear air, it feels like we can get a […]

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Five Ways to Bounce Back From a Bad Day at Work

by Kali Hawlk August 12, 2015

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No matter how positive of a person you are, or how much you love your job, bad days happen to the best of us. When you’re having one of those days where it seems nothing goes right and life is just harder than it usually is, it can be tough to pull yourself out of […]

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Learn How to Set Up an Automatic IRA in Less Than Two Minutes

by Tanya Edwards August 11, 2015


Did you know you can set up an IRA to be funded from your paycheck just like an employer sponsored 401k? It’s true. You just have to know how to set this up, and it’s so easy, as the video below shows. You probably have direct deposit set up, but you can actually set up […]

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Six Body Language Tips For Your Career (Start Using Them Now!)

by Meredith Lepore August 6, 2015

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You’ve probably heard that body language is one of the most important and powerful types of communication. How often have you gotten a “vibe” from someone without exchanging any words? Presenting yourself well physically can mean the difference between a positive and negative interaction. This is especially true at the office, where the right type […]

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Going Back to School? Five Tips That Will Help You Save

by Melanie Lockert August 5, 2015


After working full-time for a few years, I started to get the urge to go back to school. I wanted to take my career to the next level and expand my horizons. Getting a master’s degree was always something I wanted to do, but it was still a big, scary decision. One of my biggest […]

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Five Signs It’s Time for a New Job

by Elana Konstant August 4, 2015


At this point, you probably have a greater chance of winning the lottery than you do staying at your current job for the rest of your life.  The dynamic nature of the industrialized world just doesn’t allow for that anymore.  A recent study by the Department of Labor found that people held an average of […]

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How to Save Enough to Quit Your Job (and Follow Your Dream)

by Carrie Smith July 31, 2015

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We all have a different idea of what our dream job is. For some, it could be getting your boss to acknowledge your ideas at work, then give you a promotion and a raise. For others it’s quitting your job to create your own business. For me it was a combination of financial freedom and […]

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Five Ways to Network When You Work From Home

by Kali Hawlk July 29, 2015

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For those of us who like to control our environments and our schedules, working from home may be, far and away, the best thing since sliced bread. Working from home gives you the sort of freedom, flexibility, and control that you simply don’t get to enjoy when you work in an office. The lack of […]

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Nine Job Interview Mistakes You’re Making

by Elana Konstant July 28, 2015


Let’s face it, no one ever comes out of an interview talking about what a great time they had.  While they offer a great opportunity to prove your value and impress an employer, interviews can be nerve-wracking and stressful, especially if you are on the quieter side. The most important thing to remember is that […]

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Four Ways to Have a Better Day at Work, Starting Today

by Elana Konstant July 27, 2015


When you’re at work and answering to others, often it’s hard to find the time to go to the bathroom let alone care for your overall wellness. We are so focused on getting things done that there is not much opportunity to be present in the moment. Given that people in the U.S. spend, on […]

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