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  • How Facebook's Graph Search Is Good for Your Career
    Facebook has become one of the most renowned forms of social engagement and sharing for people around the world -- and now it’s taking it one step further. We’ll examine how Facebook has now adapted its platform to cater to the needs of the professional world, too.
  • How to Network Without Being Annoying

    Nilofer Merchant has been called the Jane Bond of Innovation, but perhaps more impressive than her product launches, books, TED talks, and awards is her ability to network without being irritating about it. In a recent Fast Company interview, she explains how to do it.

  • Your Name Isn’t White-Sounding Enough, So Kiss That Job Goodbye
    Sadly enough, many candidates still find themselves victims of blatant discrimination during the interview screening process, despite legally enforced equal employment opportunity laws. We’ll take a look at how your given name can make or break your chances of winning that dream opportunity.
  • Women in Business: Now’s Your Time to Shine
    Working women are getting a little help and support from some of the biggest names in the business world. Let’s take a look at who these corporate giants are and how they’re empowering women to soar higher than ever in their careers.
  • How to Get More Twitter Followers to Boost Your Career
    The more people you’re connected with, the more chances you have to catapult your career through social networking. We’ll show you five ways to gain more Twitter followers so that you can be on your way to welcoming new opportunities.
  • 'Women-Only' Mentality Can Lead to Segregation Rather Than Equality
    Gender inequality exists, so it’s understandable that women are joining forces to empower one another. But when does it go from being supportive to morphing into a "women-only" coterie that isolates female workers from their male counterparts? We want equality, ladies, not a sorority.
  • Why Your Profile Picture Is Making You Look Dumb (and How to Fix It)
    Unfortunately, they’re everywhere – those “what were they thinking” profile pictures that baffle the rest of us. If you’re one of the embarrassing ones who just can’t quite get your social media profile pic together, then here are a few valuable tips to help you save face online.
  • 5 Twitter Tips for Today's Professionals (Say That 5 Times Fast)
    Twitter is a great way for professionals to expand their networks and boost their reputations. Here are five tips to help individuals construct professional tweets that benefit, not hinder, their careers.
  • Want to be Successful? Then Get Comfy with Uncertainty
    A person's career rarely ever turns out the way he expected, oftentimes leading to feelings of failure and regret. We'll show you how expecting the unexpected on your career path is one of the best ways to set yourself up for success in the end.
  • Ashton Kutcher Offering Career Advice for $5 an Hour
    Ashton Kutcher may be worth $140 million, but that isn’t stopping him from offering his "know-how" to professionals for $5 an hour. Save up your pennies, people. This may be the best $5 you’ve ever spent on your career.
  • Are You
    Google is taking the "birds of a feather" concept to a whole new level when it comes to finding qualified candidates. See how the company's new patented technology plans to locate prospective employees by using data from its current employee gene pool.
  • How to Protect Your Facebook Profile After the Recent Privacy Changes
    Facebook recently changed its privacy settings yet again, making the site (ironically) less private for users. Here’s a guide on how professionals can safeguard their profiles following the new changes.
  • 3 Ways to Use Social Psychology to Get Ahead
    The more you understand people, the easier it becomes to give them what they want, and set them up to give you what you want. Use social psychology to your advantage in the workplace.
  • 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 10 Worst Job Hunting Tips Ever

    The average number of people who apply for any given job is 118, with only 20 percent of those applicants being awarded an interview, according to a Forbes article. If you want to secure your chances at being part of that 20 percent, then be sure NOT to follow these 10 pieces of job hunting advice.

  • 5 Traits That Lady Gaga Has That Every Professional Needs
    Lady Gaga know what she's doing when it comes to personal branding, and more professionals could learn a thing or two if they followed her example. Here are five of the international pop star's traits that every professional needs to create a successful personal brand.
  • 'Hire' Education: What Makes You the Best Hire?
    Nowadays, simply having a degree doesn't guarantee a candidate an interview, so job seekers need to know what will make them stand out in the crowd. We'll take a look at the infographic beneath the cut to see how job-specific training makes you the best hire.
  • 5 Ways to Get Noticed by Joining LinkedIn Conversations
    LinkedIn can be your best career advocate, if you know how to use it to your benefit. Here are five ways that joining LinkedIn conversations can help you make the connections necessary to boost your network and career.
  • The Most Important Part of a Job Search
    The hardest part of a job search may be landing an interview, but the most important part about actually landing the job is knowing how to effectively research a company. We’ll show you how to properly prepare for your next interview and begin a promising career.
  • Ladies Edition: 7 Business Rules for an Empowering Career
    Too often women take a backseat in their careers because they’re too shy or insecure to go after what they truly want. Here are seven business rules to follow to empower professional gals to forge ahead in their careers with confidence and tact.