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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

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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

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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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How to Start a Side Hustle When You’re Short on Time

by Carrie Smith July 24, 2015

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Starting a business, or side hustle, in addition to your day job can be a lucrative endeavor. Many entrepreneurs have used a side hustle to save up enough money to travel the world full-time, quit their day jobs, and start their own business ventures. But doesn’t that mean you’re working all the time? Do you […]

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Join Us For Our #CareerKS Twitter Chat!

by Jessica Jones July 23, 2015

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Your career need a kickstart? Are you on the market for a new job? Are you looking for some networking tips? If you answered yes to any of these questions mark you will want to join us for our #CareerKS twitter chat with Elana Konstant on July 23 at 8:30pmET. Elana Konstant is a career […]

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Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Go to Grad School

by Erika Torres July 23, 2015

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A year and a half ago, I did something I told myself I would never do: I started graduate school. Now I’m three classes away from finishing and getting my master’s degree. It was difficult making the decision to go to grad school, but in the end I decided if I was ever going to […]

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Work from Home? How to Stick to a Schedule

by Carrie Smith July 17, 2015

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Managing a productive work-from-home schedule is vital if you want to build a lifestyle business — that is, a business you can run from anywhere and on your own timeframe. But doing this successfully takes patience and a little bit of practice to get right. Your business is unique, just like your personal workstyle. Below […]

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How to Financially Prepare for an Unexpected Pregnancy

by Catherine Alford July 14, 2015

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If you or anyone you know has ever had an unexpected pregnancy, you know all of the emotions and shock that come with it. It may take a few weeks to get used to the idea of being pregnant. Then you have to tell your family and assess how you will handle this huge change […]

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Four Things Not to Do When Quitting Your Job

by Kali Hawlk July 2, 2015

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One of the trickiest career milestones to navigate is quitting your job. It can be awkward for employee and employer. But even if you have another job lined up and are counting down the seconds until you can book it out the door, you need to tread carefully. Your professional reputation is valuable and it’s important […]

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Seven Hassle Free Ways to Pay Back Your Student Loans

by Melanie Lockert July 1, 2015

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Paying back your student loans is a long, arduous process. It can be frustrating to still pay for something that you completed so long ago, especially when it seems tough to make any progress. Trust me, I know. Luckily, there are a few hassle free ways to earn more and pay back your student loans. […]

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How Americans Feel About Finding Balance

by Erika Torres June 17, 2015

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Do you ever feel like you’re just running the rat race, trying to make it to the end of day, and not truly living? You are not alone. 65% of Americans say they feel stressed to their limits, and one in three Americans cite income loss and increased amounts of personal debt as the cause […]

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Five Good Reasons Not to Go Freelance

by Katharine Paljug June 16, 2015

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Are you trying to decide if a freelance career is right for you? Maybe you’ve seen this article making the rounds on Facebook. Maybe you read recently that more than 53 million Americans are now working freelance. Or maybe you’ve seen other articles here offering great advice on how to know if you’re ready to […]

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How to Network When You’re Self-Employed

by Katharine Paljug June 4, 2015

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When you work in an office, you have a built-in network. You interact with people in your industry everyday, who understand what you go through and can help you move forward in your career. Whether through meetings, conferences, or business trips, your professional life has built-in networking opportunities. But if you’re one of the millions […]

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Five Pieces of Work Advice You Should Ignore

by Cheryl Lock June 1, 2015

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When it comes to our careers and working, there is no end to the amount of advice we will hear. Unfortunately some of that advice — while packaged in what may appear to be really good and helpful suggestions — is just plain bad. We spoke to three workplace experts to get their input on […]

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Paying Off $80k of Student Loan Debt on a $30k Salary: How I’m Doing It

by Melanie Lockert May 26, 2015

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When I was 17, I signed papers that solidified my relationship with student loans. I was young and uninformed, and I didn’t really know what kind of relationship it would be. Over the next several years, I also went to graduate school and accumulated more debt at an even higher interest rate. Since then (7 […]

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How To Prepare for Unemployment After Graduation

by Katharine Paljug May 20, 2015

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When I graduated from college, two semesters of job hunting had gotten me nowhere: I was unemployed and had very little in the way of savings. It was terrifying, but I made it through, found a job within three months, and saved about $10,000 over the course of the next year. Right now, things are […]

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Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Says Companies Run By Women Perform Better

by Cheryl Lock May 19, 2015

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When it comes to investing in new business opportunities, Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary believes it’s probably best to stick with companies run by women. If you’re looking to turn a profit, that is. In fact, at a recent event, O’Leary told Business Insider that of the 27 companies he’s invested in, 55 percent of them […]

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