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  • 4 Ways to Stay True to Yourself When Searching for a Job

    Prince has left behind a legacy of incredible creativity, music and memories. Advice he offered back in 1982 rings true today, and has special applicability for job hunters: "The most important thing  …

    Prince has left behind a legacy of incredible creativity, music and memories. Advice he offered back in 1982 rings true today, and has special applicability for job hunters: "The most important thing ...

  • Turn a Business Trip into a Budget Vacation
    Turn a Business Trip into a Budget Vacation

    Take advantage of your time on the road.

    Turn a Business Trip into a Budget Vacation

    Take advantage of your time on the road.

  • The On-Demand Economy Is Transforming Summer Jobs

    The on-demand gig economy is transforming another corner of the job market: the summer job for students. Recent high-school grads and college students are turning to startups like Uber, TaskRabbit, Instacart …

    The on-demand gig economy is transforming another corner of the job market: the summer job for students. Recent high-school grads and college students are turning to startups like Uber, TaskRabbit, Instacart and Postmates for work like delivering groceries or handling tech work for businesses. Unlike in traditional summer …

  • NFLers aren't only ones with short careers: How early retirees get $$ advice

    Companies are finding employees in early retirement careers like the NFL or military need financial planning help. Many are adding it as a benefit.

    NFLers aren't only ones with short careers: How early retirees get $$ advice

    Companies are finding employees in early retirement careers like the NFL or military need financial planning help. Many are adding it as a benefit.

  • Here’s More Proof That a College Degree Pays Off

    An early report from the class of 2016.

    Here’s More Proof That a College Degree Pays Off

    An early report from the class of 2016.

  • Why companies are trying to make working from home work for you

    Why is it that in an advancing digital work space we even bothered coming into a physical office space?

    Why working from home may not work for you

    Why is it that in an advancing digital work space we even bothered coming into a physical office space?

  • How to Answer 'What Are You Most Proud Of?' in an Interview

    If you're running short on time to prepare for an interview, one question you should definitely be ready to answer is what you're most proud of accomplishing. This is a tough one because there …

    A woman past a "Now Hiring" sign as she leaves the Urban Outfitters store at Quincy Market in Boston

    If you're running short on time to prepare for an interview, one question you should definitely be ready to answer is what you're most proud of accomplishing. This is a tough one because there are a lot of ways in which you can answer it. The worst thing you can do is to answer the interviewer with a blank star …

  • 'Help! My boss mysteriously kicked me out of his inner circle and I have no idea why'

    Ask The Insider columnist Ashley Lutz answers all your work-related questions, including the...

    Ask The Insider columnist Ashley Lutz answers all your work-related questions, including the...

  • Chazz Palminteri: Turning down $1 million was the best career move of my life

    Chazz Palminteri has made millions during a career that has spanned Broadway, Hollywood and now the restaurant business. Here's how he did it.

    Chazz Palminteri: Turning down $1 million was the best career move of my life

    Chazz Palminteri has made millions during a career that has spanned Broadway, Hollywood and now the restaurant business. Here's how he did it.

  • 6 Things You Absolutely Need to Know Before You Interview

    Interviewing can cause you to feel anxious, but what if you could reduce last-minute stressors by gathering information and being prepared? It sounds so basic, but things can change between the time an …

    Interviewing can cause you to feel anxious, but what if you could reduce last-minute stressors by gathering information and being prepared? It sounds so basic, but things can change between the time an employer posts a job and when they schedule interviews. It's alright to confirm the job title you're interviewing fo …

  • 3 Tips to Help You Find a Job in Retirement

    Many retirees want nothing more than to spend their golden years relaxing, traveling or spoiling their grandkids without ever having to think about punching a time clock again. For others, the key to …

    Many retirees want nothing more than to spend their golden years relaxing, traveling or spoiling their grandkids without ever having to think about punching a time clock again. For others, the key to retirement happiness (or monetary contentment) may be returning to work or pursuing a new career. If you’re at least 65 …

  • New study reveals a shocking stat about women applying for jobs

    If there's only one woman in a job candidate pool, there's statistically no chance she'll be hired.

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    If there's only one woman in a job candidate pool, there's statistically no chance she'll be hired.

  • A former Google exec who now runs her own company reveals the question she asks almost every job candidate

    If there's one thing Meg Crosby learned working in Google's human resources department, it's that...

    If there's one thing Meg Crosby learned working in Google's human resources department, it's that...

  • Does GPA Matter When Applying for a Job?

    Recently graduated from Harvard with a 4.0 GPA, have a great personality and well-connected parents? For the rest of the current college students and recent graduates who do not meet that standard, here …

    Recently graduated from Harvard with a 4.0 GPA, have a great personality and well-connected parents? For the rest of the current college students and recent graduates who do not meet that standard, here are some things you need to know about how employers view your GPA. Additionally, earning a college degree is an exercise …

  • 6 Productive Ways to Coexist With Kids in the Modern Workplace

    Today, it's not uncommon to see children in the office at any time of the year. While these moments can sometimes be a distraction -- especially when office guidelines and activities aren't established …

    Today, it's not uncommon to see children in the office at any time of the year. While these moments can sometimes be a distraction -- especially when office guidelines and activities aren't established -- they also present learning opportunities for children, parents and other employees. Here are six ways to make the …

  • UK retailer BHS close to collapse with 11,000 jobs at risk

    British department stores group BHS was placed into administration on Monday, putting the 88-year-old retailer in danger of disappearing from the high street and placing 11,000 jobs at risk. Going into …

    A company logo is pictured outside a branch of British Home Stores in Liverpool northern England.

    British department stores group BHS was placed into administration on Monday, putting the 88-year-old retailer in danger of disappearing from the high street and placing 11,000 jobs at risk. Going into administration, a form of creditor protection, means it is Britain's most high-profile retail casualty since Phones4U …

  • The job market is improving for recent college graduates

    College graduation ceremonies will soon begin around the US, marking the culmination of four hard...

    College graduation ceremonies will soon begin around the US, marking the culmination of four hard...

  • 5 Avoidable Mistakes That Could Cost You a Job Offer

    Job seekers often agonize and stress about every step in their job search: Am I networking enough? It can be tough to juggle multiple employers when you're in the finalist stages with each, especially …

    Job seekers often agonize and stress about every step in their job search: Am I networking enough? It can be tough to juggle multiple employers when you're in the finalist stages with each, especially when one employer signals that they're close to making an offer while you prefer a different employer who's taking longer. …

  • Wait until you’re 33 to have kids if you want keep your salary: Study

    A new study finds that the age at which a woman has her child plays into the workplace and wage gap discrimination issue.

    Wait until you’re 33 to have kids if you want keep your salary: Study

    A new study finds that the age at which a woman has her child plays into the workplace and wage gap discrimination issue.

  • These employees get paid for having a good night's sleep

    An American insurance company is paying its employees to sleep more.

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    An American insurance company is paying its employees to sleep more.