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How to Use the Classroom Mindset to Make Change in Your Life

Article by Lauren Lawley Head My mother used to wash old tennis balls. Toward the end of every summer, I would visit our community tennis club and ask the pro if she had any dead balls I could take off her hands. I would deliver a bag to…

4 Reasons Why You Should Talk to Your Coworkers About Your Salaries

Talk openly about your salary? I know what you’re thinking. Many personal finance topics have long been taboo, and salary is definitely near the top of that list. Openly discussing wages can be off-putting, especially for those of us who…

So You Didn’t Get the Job — but Every Failure Has a Silver Lining

Article by Gemma Hartley Over the past month, I interviewed three times for a job I was sure I would get. It felt, from the moment I heard about it, as if it were tailored specifically for my qualifications. It was the perfect match for…

What Your Next Road Trip Can Teach You About Leadership

Whether you already hold a leadership role or are working toward one, you’re likely looking for opportunities to improve your leadership skills. Believe it or not, such opportunities don’t always take the form of professional development…

Single-Mom CEO? 8 Tips for Navigating the Challenges

I started my New York City staffing agency six years ago, when my daughters were 2, 4, and 6 years old. It made sense to me: Parenting had taught me valuable skills that I felt prepared me to run a business — notably, multitasking, budgeting,…

12 Career Fair Tips to Help You Land the Job in 2019

Career fairs offer an unparalleled opportunity to network with a variety of businesses and can help you get your foot in the doors of top companies in your industry. Employers take career fairs seriously. In fact, according to Glassdoor,…

Why a Casual Dress Code Might Be the Best Work Perk of All

Office dress code policies are changing with the times, and it’s not just Silicon Valley tech startups getting in on the trend. Goldman Sachs made waves recently when it announced it was ditching the mandatory suits and ties in favor…

Too Many Passions? 9 Ways to Determine Which One Should Be Your Career

Article by YEC It can be difficult to find your way when you have a million interests tugging at your soul. They all seem like waiting opportunities, but which one is the right path for you? When you try to single out just one passion to…

8 Tips to Help You Make a Career Change at Any Age

Starting fresh in a new industry is a challenge for many people for a variety of reasons — including, of course, the fact that switching careers often involves at least a temporary reduction in income. After all, you don’t have as much…

The 12 Best Side Gigs for People Who Love Pets

Those of us who wish we could spend more of our days with animals are in luck: Today, there are plenty of viable pet-related occupations in which you could actually make a decent income. The best part? You can start many of these gigs…

6 Things Every Side Hustler Should Invest In

According to a 2017 survey from Bankrate, more than 44 million US adults have a side hustle. If you’re one of them, you’ve probably put some thought into what it would require to take your gig to the next level. Then again, perhaps…

Whose Opinion Matters Most in the Interview? Yours.

You’ve clearly identified the type of company you’d love to work for, the kinds of projects you’d like to be involved with, and the impact you’d like to make. You’ve tweaked your resume, networked your heart out, and sent your…