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  • So You Hate Your Job: Here's How to Make Things Better

    Very few of us will make it to retirement age without ever having a job we can't stand. Sometimes, the work itself is boring; others, it's the manager that's dragging us down. No matter what the reason, there are steps you can take to improve your situation, even if you're temporarily stuck where you are.

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  • Ladies, Stop Pointing Fingers and Climb That Corporate Ladder Already!

    As if it wasn’t hard enough being a woman in today’s day-and-age, now women must deal with the scrutiny from the media that comes along with making it big in the business world. Women tend to shy away from their career dreams to avoid being dissected by the rest of the world. But why?
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  • The Key to Happiness at Work? Change Your Perception

    Do you arrive at work every morning grumbling or do face the day with a big smile on your face? Having a ‘case of the Mondays’ seems like the norm in many workplaces. But it’s also a major contributor to poor work performance, team breakdown, and project failure. While employers try to do their best to raises employee morale and bring back this employee satisfaction, it’s actually up to each individual employee to take control of their own happiness. By changing your perception of work, you can experience true satisfaction in any job.
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  • No More Mr. Nice Guy: How to Gain Respect From Your Co-workers

    There’s at least one in every workplace. The “nice” employee who always treats everyone with respect and kindness. Yet, this is often the person who also gets no respect from co-workers nor does he or she get any true career satisfaction. In fact, so-called nice employees are often those who get walked on by other less nice employees and management. If you’ve found yourself in this position, then it’s time for a new attitude and the respect you deserve.
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  • 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.

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  • Erase Your (Online) Past to Save Your Career

    You’ve lived out your younger years and now it’s finally time to be an adult. So how do you ensure that your (online) past doesn’t come back to haunt you and ruin your new, squeaky-clean reputation? We’ll show you how to delete your social media profiles to get a fresh start as you embark on your career path.

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  • Shhh! The Hunt for Job Search Confidentiality

    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.
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  • 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!

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  • Quora: Biggest Career Mistakes and Lessons Learned

    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.
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  • Even Kanye West Looks for Candidates on LinkedIn

    Rap mogul and new father Kanye West is looking to hire a few key personnel for his new clothing line, and he’s turning to LinkedIn to find these lucky candidates. We'll take a look at five questions to consider before applying to a job for a celebrity or the mom n' pop on the corner.
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  • 6 College Jobs That Will Boost Your Resume

    The last thing college students want to think about is how to fit work into their already hectic schedules. As a result, many undergraduates lose out on valuable resume-building opportunities. Here are six schedule-friendly campus jobs that will help students get some studying out of the way, earn some extra cash, and boost their resume along the way.
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  • Why Do Women Choose Lower-Paying Jobs?

    NPR reporter Lisa Chow majored in applied mathematics. She got her MBA. But when choosing a job, she picked one in journalism, not exactly the most lucrative option. Why do women, even the ones who earn a STEM-related degree, tend to opt for jobs with lower pay?
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  • 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.
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  • 7 Ways to Master Your Job Search on LinkedIn

    Not getting enough hits on LinkedIn from recruiters? You might be sabotaging yourself. Here are seven tips and tricks to help you right your social networking wrongs and get recruiters to notice you once and for all.
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  • Baby Boomers: Making Retirement Work for Them [infographic]

    With their kids grown up and out of the house, the Baby Boomer generation is seeing that hard work pays off -- and, boy, is it fun! We’ll take a look at how the “Me Generation” spends their time, money, and energy now that retirement is right around the corner.
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  • 7 Steps To Getting Helpful Feedback

    Feedback is an essential part of a successful career. Of course, asking for feedback is scary. Who likes to invite the opportunity for someone to tell us we’re doing a bad job?
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  • 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.
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  • 9 Über-Smart Tips for Writing a Cover Letter That Stands Out

    What does your cover letter say about you? Does it compel or repel people reading it? You need to make sure your cover letter stands out and grabs attention from the get-go.
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  • Career Confessions: Social Media Mistakes

    There's a reason why (good) friends don’t let friends tweet when they're drunk. It's because they have enough smarts to know that it only takes one inappropriate post to get a person fired or in a sticky dilemma at work. Let's take a look at some people who failed to protect themselves from the unforgiving winds of social media destruction.
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  • The Career Monogamy Dilemma [infographic]

    Careers are much like marriages: they both consume your every waking moment, they're both love/hate relationships, and, statistically speaking, they usually end in some sort of separation. We'll take a look at why professionals nowadays have wandering eyes when it comes to their careers.

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