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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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  • Cash in on Odd Jobs [infographic]

    If you find yourself hating the minutiae of your boring, everyday job, then why not try your hand out at one of these odd jobs that surprisingly bring home the bacon.
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  • 20 Funny Truths About Your 9-to-5

    Heading back to work after a holiday weekend can be depressing, so here are 20 humorous quotes about the realities of your 9-to-5 that will surely make you chuckle. Remember, sharing is caring, so pass this on to your co-workers who could use a mid-day pick-me-up.
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  • 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.
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  • 15 Stimulating Quotes to Get Your Career Juices Flowing

    Do you suffer from a case of "The Mondays" every day of the week? If so, then we apologize. Maybe it's time for a career change. Here are fifteen motivating quotes to get you amp'd about going after the career of your dreams.
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  • Quora Question of the Week: Choosing a Major or Career When You Have Too Many Interests

    Do you have too many interests and don't know in which direction to take your career? We turn to the Quora community to see what members have to say about selecting the right career path, regardless of what tickles your fancy.
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  • Americans are Craving Meaning at Work [infographic]

    Americans spend at least a third of their day working, so it's no wonder more and more people want to make their work hours meaningful. The infographic below illustrates how much Americans covet the ability to incorporate their personal interests into their careers.
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  • 5 Ways to Align Your Social Media and Career Goals

    Don't let your social media derail your path to success. Here are five ways to help you align your social media use with your career goals.
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  • 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.
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  • How to Politely Ask for a Job Referral

    Perhaps the most potent tool in your job search bag is an excellent employment reference letter from a former boss or co-worker. It’s true that it can be somewhat awkward to ask for one months and even years after you’ve left a company. However, it’s absolutely necessary if you want to be successful in your career search.

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