Career Advice

Preparing for Interview: How to Prep for a Successful Interview

No matter how many times you iron that navy blue suit, you keep finding a wrinkle! That wrinkle threatens to upend your interview as it mocks you with its crinkly wry expression. Spritz a little water on it, and try again. If not, grab another pair of slacks and your favorite dress shirt, and get ready...
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Calling in Sick? What you need to know

The alarm goes off for the fourth time, and you don’t think you’re going to make it out of bed this morning. It’s food poisoning, lack of sleep, stress or all the above. Sometimes, life feels like it’s out to get you and infect you with germs and drama, and all you need is a...
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What if You Got a Raise, But Aren’t Happy With It?

Some workers go years without seeing a bump in their income. But what if you recently received a raise, only you aren’t happy with the final number? It’s a tricky spot to be in. On the one hand, it’s hard to broach the topic with your manager because it’s not like your wages...
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Screw Emotional Intelligence–Here’s The Key To The Future Of Work

On the walk back from her high school, Max drops by the corner bodega to pick up a NeuroStim pill, a prescription neuroplasticity stimulator. She’ll pop it at exactly 10 a.m. tomorrow as she sits down to take the “AEI.” NeuroStim will accelerate her brain’s ability to create new synaptic pathways, helping Max...
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9 Signs You Nailed the Interview

If there’s one thing that drives people crazy when applying to jobs, it’s the uncertainty. Of course, you always want to get a job offer, but if recruiters give you prompt feedback on your application status — even if it’s negative — you can generally deal with it pretty well....

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Don’t Give Up On Your Dream Job If You’re Missing One Essential Skill

You've just come across the perfect job listing. It's at a great company, you have the right background and professional experience, and it's at the career level you're looking for. There's only one problem: You're missing an essential required skill.

You might feel tempted to walk away from your dream job because you don't think...
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14 Habits of Successful People to Make Your Own

Success isn’t something that happens to us, it’s something we make happen. Here are fourteen habits that successful people embrace.

1. They Build Habits to Meet Their Goals

Having life goals is great, but those goals alone won’t carry you anywhere unless you create habits that help you make them reality. If your goal is to improve...
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10 Highly Competitive Cities With an Influx of Job Seekers

Moving for a job is a big decision. Many factors go into the choice to pick up everything and head to a new city for a gig, but the fact remains that there are certain places in the country that are just more attractive to job seekers than others. They’re home to companies...

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