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  • Use Your Skills to Save the World: Computer Game Edition

    Seattle-based game developer Game It Forward is the creator of a bingo-trivia game for the iPad called Quingo. Game play is free and supports a variety of causes, including Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Kiva, and PAWS.

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  • The Myth of the Lone Genius

    Never feel intimidated by the Superman/woman in the office. A variety of skills and talents leads to the success of the team.
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  • Surviving the Emotional Effects of a Job Transition

    It happens every day. Someone decides to change careers, suddenly loses a job, or lands an assignment in an entirely new field. During this job transition, however, some powerful emotions can crop up – including fear, overwhelm, depression, guilt and even anger. While this is a natural effect of a job change, not having a plan to manage these emotions can set you up for a career meltdown. Learn how to survive even the most difficult of job transitions with these helpful tips from a career coach.
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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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  • Watch Out for Weird, Wacky and Wild Interview Questions

    What’s going on with all the oddball interviewing techniques? Interviewing has become a strange science, with recruiters devising new ways to stump candidates to bring out the top performers. We polled a random group of job seekers on Quora to uncover some of the weirdest, wackiest and wildest job interview questions of this year. So, sit back, enjoy reading up on the latest career news and by all means - don’t get caught unprepared in your next interview!
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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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  • 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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  • After 25 Years of Teaching, Professor Dies Broke

    After a quarter-century teaching at the university level, 83-year-old Margaret Mary Vojtko died impoverished. A friend says her death highlights the plight of adjunct professors, who endure abject penury despite teaching at some of the top universities in the nation.
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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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  • Could Your Secret Talent Lead to a Better Career?

    Do you have a unique talent that you keep secret from your friends, family and co-workers? Maybe you can play a musical instrument with no formal training, have a cool physical ability, or an out-of-the-ordinary hobby that you enjoy. Whatever the case may be, there is a possibility that this secret talent could lead you to a brand new career path and the road to riches.
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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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  • Can a Nice Boss Ruin Your Career?

    Bad managers impact our productivity as well as our attitude toward work, but a recent post on HBR Blog Network suggests that nice bosses might not be all they're cracked up to be, either.

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  • 3 Successful People Who Changed Careers After 50

    The news for job seekers over 50 is often pretty grim, focusing on declining rates of pay and ageism. But every so often, we come across a story that shows that the best part of your career can be after you hit the big 5-0.

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  • Top 10 Cities For Recent Grads Looking For Work

    You got your degree and enjoyed your last summer vacation. Now you want a job, but where should you go?
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 'Job Security' Is Ruining Your Career

    Think about the last terrible job you had. (For your sake, we'll hope it's not the one you have right now.) Why did you stay? If you're like most of us, it was because you were afraid to give up a "sure thing." There's just one problem with that: most experts will tell you that job security no longer exists.

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