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Four Ways To Help Your Resume Land at The Top of The Pile

by Kali Hawlk October 6, 2015


Ever wonder why some people get “the job” and others don’t? Even in a strong job market, competition for good positions is fierce. To land an interview, you need to submit an application that catches the eye and persuades the hiring manager to call you in so they can learn more. But with only that […]

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How I Made The Most of Underemployment

by Kali Hawlk September 17, 2015

Underemployment crop

Generation Y, or the Millennial generation, has been known for its struggles with a weak job market. Only one out of two Millennials had a full-time job that required at least a Bachelor’s degree in 2012, which meant a full 50 percent of recent college graduates were either unemployed or underemployed. Being underemployed means you […]

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What To Do When Your Boss Is A Jerk

by Sarah Chang September 15, 2015


Got a bad boss? The good news is you’re not alone. Up to 65 million Americans have been impacted by bullying in the workplace at some point — and most of the time the boss is to blame. The bad news is you still need to show up to work every morning and survive (at […]

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Your Guide to Life as a Freelancer

by Sarah Chang September 14, 2015

Freelancer Guide

Leaving behind the security of a 9-5 job and starting life as a freelancer can be a huge undertaking. But it doesn’t have to be scary. Set yourself up for success by reading the experiences of other freelancers who have also left behind office jobs and started working for themselves. If you want to feel a little […]

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Take a Minute to Understand Maternity Leave

by Heather Hunter September 9, 2015

egg freezing

You’re probably already aware that maternity leave in the United States is… well, not so great. As in, the government guarantees you exactly zero paid days off if you have a baby. In many cases, your job is protected while you take some time off, but not in every case. In the video below, Mandi […]

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Seven Productivity Hacks That Will Change the Way You Work

by Meredith Lepore August 21, 2015


It’s pretty easy 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 warm weather.  […]

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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

Bad Day at Work

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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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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5 Ways to Network When You Work from Home

by Kali Hawlk July 20, 2015


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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Work from Home? How to Stick to a Schedule

by Carrie Smith July 17, 2015

Young woman lying in a hammock and looking to a laptop

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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Four Things Not to Do When Quitting Your Job

by Kali Hawlk July 2, 2015

Quitting Job

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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How Americans Feel About Finding Balance

by Erika Torres June 17, 2015


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


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


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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