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  • Crowdfunding Your Salary: Wave of the Future or Financial Nightmare?
    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?
  • The Robots Are Coming: Is Your Career Prepared?
    Did you know that many of today's kindergarteners will hold jobs later on in life that are nonexistent now? Check out the infographic below the cut to see just what the jobs of the future will look like.
  • Early Bird vs. Night Owl: Who Gets the Worm?
    Working late again tonight? You might want to reconsider. A new study shows that being a night owl could be the reason why you struggle to find balance in life.
  • One Woman Quits Her Job to Do Cool Stuff, and Makes it Work
    Of course, everybody just can't quit their job to do what they want. But one woman has shown if you're passionate, determined, and creative, it is possible.
  • That Rebellious Teen Is an Entrepreneur in the Making
    A new study has some surprising findings. That obnoxious, rebellious teen that gets on your nerves may have the perfect personality for entrepreneurship.
  • Failure Is the Secret to Dilbert Creator's Success

    If you've done time in a cubicle farm, you're familiar with Dilbert, the flat-topped, curly-tie-wearing avatar of white-collar drudgery. But what you might not know is that his creator, cartoonist Scott Adams, failed a lot on the road to success.

  • Master the Art of Hustling in Your Career
    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.
  • Want to Be a Successful Entrepreneur? Maybe It's Time to Buy a Motorcycle

    Read before you roll your eyes at Dwain M. DeVille's recent Inc article, "5 Reasons You Should Own a Motorcycle." Even non-bike enthusiasts can learn a few things from his unique perspective on entrepreneurship.

  • 3 Reasons Why You Want to Be Mark Cuban
    Mark Cuban has a lot going for him, and we can learn valuable lessons for our own careers by examining who he is and how he got to be extremely successful.
  • Do You Look Like a Top-Performing CEO? [infographic]
    According to a recent Harvard Business Review study, if you’re male, have a full head of hair, are married with 3.1 children, and don’t wear glasses, then you look like a vast majority of the top-performing CEOs in the world. Take a look at the infographic below the cut to see what other characteristics you may have in common with the greatest CEOs of our age.
  • Quora: When High-Paying Jobs Make You Miserable

    What do you do when you’re bringing home the bacon, but you can’t stand your job? We turn to the Quora community to see what its members have to say about sticking with a high-paying job that you hate versus ditching the 9-to-5 to pursue a more fulfilling (and potentially less lucrative) career path.

  • 6 Ways to Keyword-Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

    Simply setting up a LinkedIn profile is not enough to get you hired nowadays, given the sheer numbers of qualified candidates. If you want to learn how to stand out in the crowd, then follow these six easy steps below to help you get discovered online!

  • Blurred Lines in the Workplace
    Workplace dynamics have become increasingly problematic thanks to social media making the lives of employees and employers easily accessible online. Can this intermingling of personal and professional be detrimental to the workplace hierarchy?
  • Quora: Should I Choose a Career for Money or Happiness?
    Whether to choose a career that pays well or a career that brings you fulfillment is the million-dollar question in every professional’s life. We turn to the Quora community to see what they have to say about going after dollars or sense.
  • Beyond 'Cookies and Crafts': Female Entrepreneurs Are Making It Happen

    Conventional wisdom about female entrepreneurship is that women start businesses for women, often around fashion or beauty, and that those businesses operate on a small scale, often out of the home. But today's women entrepreneurs are building diverse businesses in areas ranging from personal finance to technology -- and they're going big.

  • 3 TED Talks to Rejuvenate Your Life and Career
    These three TED Talks are sure to get your career juices pumping and help you to start the work week off right, so take a minute to watch these presentations and see if you don’t have an “ah ha” moment each time.
  • The Boys Club: Now Accepting Women
    Gender divides have existed for as long as anyone can remember. However, women aren't just sitting back and letting their male counterparts get all the credit -- they're making a name for themselves in these male-dominant industries.
  • Chocolate Consultant or Chocolate Taster?
    Chocolate has been linked to some of the "feel good" chemicals in our brains, so professional chocolate tasters and entrepreneurial chocolate consultants must be some of the happiest people on the planet. Their dentists must be getting rich, too.
  • The 5 Biggest Mistakes Career Changers Make
    Here at PayScale, we’ve highlighted the success stories of many career changers from all walks of life, age groups, and backgrounds. However, what we haven’t discussed in great detail are some of the potential pitfalls of switching careers. Any career change has a 50/50 chance of going either good or bad. For the brave at heart, a career change can be the best thing to happen to an individual seeking a new and better opportunity.
  • Saving the World, One Ventriloquist Act at a Time
    Meet Nancy Burks Worcester, a professional ventriloquist. People often tell her, "You have the best job in the world!" and she thinks they are right.