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  • 3 Ways to Personalize Your Workspace
    We all like a comfortable, personalized workspace. Keep it appropriate so you are still taken seriously and seen as a professional.
  • 15-Year-Old Develops Early Detection Test for Pancreatic Cancer

    Kids today ... are actually doing some amazing stuff. Take 15-year-old Jack Andraka, who recently won the grand prize of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for developing an early detection test for pancreatic cancer.

  • 50 Shades of Tar Pits: Students Make Big Bucks on Dinosaur Romance Novels
    Texas A&M students Alara Branwen and Christie Sims were having trouble making ends meet. Branwen worked in a supermarket; Sims tutored. That is, until they discovered a lucrative niche ebook market, and made a killing writing human-dinosaur, uh, "love stories." (Note: Alara Branwen and Christie Sims are not their real names, and if you click on the links above, you'll understand why.)
  • 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?
  • 3 Ways to Get Along With Multigenerational Coworkers

    Maybe you're a Gen Y type, frustrated with your older colleagues' unwillingness to embrace change. Perhaps you're a Baby Boomer, and you'd just like people to answer their phone. Whatever your date of birth, there's a good chance you're going to have to work with folks who were born in a different era. Here's how to do it.

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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!

  • 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.
  • A Lesson in Grammar to Help You Not Look Dumb Online
    How many times have you come across grammatical mishaps during your leisurely scroll through your social media news feeds? It’s probably more common than you’d like to believe or see. Here’s a quick lesson in the five habitual grammatical errors found online to help you thwart off the grammar police and save yourself from, inadvertently, looking like an idiot online.
  • Social Media Etiquette From a Kindergartener [infographic]
    It seems the code for social media etiquette has finally been cracked, and it’s easy enough for a 5-year-old to comprehend. In their playful infographic, Uberflip explains the five incredibly simple rules to minding your Ps and Qs online, so that you don’t find yourself in timeout for not playing nice.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • It’s All Fun and Games, Until You Get Cut Off [infographic]
    College can be a fun and exciting time, but what happens when your parents cut you off financially and it’s time to pay your own bills? Have no fear, OnlineCollege.org has the post-grad finance cheat sheet you’ve been praying for, to get your finances under control and aligned with your long-term goals.
  • 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.
  • 7 Career Influencers to Follow on Twitter
    Sometimes a 140-character tweet is all you need to snap out of a bad day and remind you why all the blood, sweat, and tears are worth it! Here's a list of seven entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter to help you in your career.
  • 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.

  • Parasite Singles: A Millennial Trend
    Jennifer Lawrence does it. So does Taylor Lautner. And now, a new report says more people in their generation are, too. A new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows that 36 percent of the nation’s young adults ages 18 to 31 were living in their parents’ home in 2012. That’s the highest share in at least four decades.
  • 5 Ways to Not Get Hired [infographic]
    Nowadays, recruiters are cracking down on background checks and are turning to social media to see what potential candidates are really all about. Safeguard your professional reputation by not committing these five social media offenses -- unless you enjoy being unemployed.