Sites like Kickstarter.com and IndieGogo.com have put crowdfunding for creative projects on the map, but can the same model be successfully applied to an individual's salary?
Lady Gaga know what she's doing when it comes to personal branding, and more professionals could learn a thing or two if they followed her example. Here are five of the international pop star's traits that every professional needs to create a successful personal brand.
Nowadays, simply having a degree doesn't guarantee a candidate an interview, so job seekers need to know what will make them stand out in the crowd. We'll take a look at the infographic beneath the cut to see how job-specific training makes you the best hire.
LinkedIn can be your best career advocate, if you know how to use it to your benefit. Here are five ways that joining LinkedIn conversations can help you make the connections necessary to boost your network and career.
The hardest part of a job search may be landing an interview, but the most important part about actually landing the job is knowing how to effectively research a company. We’ll show you how to properly prepare for your next interview and begin a promising career.
Too often women take a backseat in their careers because they’re too shy or insecure to go after what they truly want. Here are seven business rules to follow to empower professional gals to forge ahead in their careers with confidence and tact.
You’ve experienced the bombarding emails notifying you that someone in your LinkedIn network has endorsed one of your skills. We’ll show you exactly how you can use those endorsements to expand your network and enhance your career.
The unemployment rate for recent college graduates is an alarming 7.9 percent. We’ll examine an infographic start-to-finish guide on successfully landing your first job post-graduation.
What happens when your career dreams are crushed by failures? We take a look at Alain de Botton's TED Talk, which explains how changing your idea of success can help you get unstuck in your life and career.
As it turns out, the good employers that provide promising careers want to hire you because of your strengths and your weaknesses. Don’t believe us? Then, read on to find out more.
National Public Radio (NPR) published a report about the effects of making eye contact, and it is not what you might expect.
If nice guys always finish last, then who finishes first? According to a recent Quora discussion, hustlers do. We’ll take a look at how having a hustler’s mentality in your career can help you finish first, too.
Never feel intimidated by the Superman/woman in the office. A variety of skills and talents leads to the success of the team.
Heading for a local job fair? This can be an exciting time that’s filled with possibilities for your career. The good news is that you have a chance to meet with prospective employers and recruiters who are eager to talk to you. The bad news is that, like others in your situation, you are not prepared for the job fair experience. Learn how to ace the job fair and land the interviews you need to get hired with a dream company!
Many professionals who lost their jobs during the economic downturn took any job that came their way to make ends meet, but now that the job market is taking a turn for the better, more people are looking to ditch their “in-between” jobs for a lasting career. We’ll take a look at how to be a clandestine job hunter so that you don’t get caught cheating on your employer.
Successful careers are often built off of lessons learned, but it’s hard to believe business moguls like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg have ever faced a career slip-up. We turn to the Quora community to see what others have to say about their biggest career mistakes.