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This program proves you don't have to quit your job to travel the world

This program proves you don't have to quit your job to travel the world

Brittany Jones-Cooper - Jeff Walsh woke up in Cavtat, Croatia, excited for the day that lay ahead. Walsh, 32, works as a sales manager for an IT company, and was in Croatia as a member of the first-ever Remot…

Looking for a New Job? Lots of Your Coworkers Are

Looking for a New Job? Lots of Your Coworkers Are

The Fiscal Times - As the economy continues to improve, more than half of all workers would be open…

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    Interviews at top-bracket investment banks are known for including both financial accounting questions and brainteasers. These investment banking interviews are notoriously tricky—but at least applicants …

    Interviews at top-bracket investment banks are known for including both financial accounting questions and brainteasers. These investment banking interviews are notoriously tricky—but at least applicants ...

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    I recently published an article on ways to stop worrying about what other people think of you...

  • This program proves you don't have to quit your job to travel the world
    This program proves you don't have to quit your job to travel the world

    Jeff Walsh woke up in Cavtat, Croatia, excited for the day that lay ahead. Walsh, 32, works as a sales manager for an IT company, and was in Croatia as a member of the first-ever Remote Year, a program …

    This program proves you don't have to quit your job to travel the world

    Jeff Walsh woke up in Cavtat, Croatia, excited for the day that lay ahead. Walsh, 32, works as a sales manager for an IT company, and was in Croatia as a member of the first-ever Remote Year, a program that brings together a diverse group of so-called digital nomads to work while traveling around the world. A digital …

  • 5 things you can do now to advance your career

    Attend conferences, meet up for coffee with contacts through Linkedin, or ask your mentor to put you in touch with five people. For me, being a part of the Asian American Journalists Association was life-changing. …

    Attend conferences, meet up for coffee with contacts through Linkedin, or ask your mentor to put you in touch with five people. For me, being a part of the Asian American Journalists Association was life-changing. If there’s a new skill you’ve learned or a big project you completed, add it to your LinkedIn profile immediately …

  • Should You Open a 401(k) at a Short-Term Job?

    Regardless of why you don't plan to stay at a job over the long term, you will have to decide whether or not to participate in the company 401(k) plan. Here's how to decide whether to save in the 401(k) …

    Regardless of why you don't plan to stay at a job over the long term, you will have to decide whether or not to participate in the company 401(k) plan. Here's how to decide whether to save in the 401(k) if you know you will be leaving soon. Some short-term workers are concerned about opening a 401(k) because they don't …

  • 6 Tips for Transitioning Your Summer Career Habits Into Fall

    As tans begin to fade and summer winds down, there's no denying it: Crisp fall mornings are on the horizon. And while the past several months were probably characterized by a more casual dress code , summer …

    As tans begin to fade and summer winds down, there's no denying it: Crisp fall mornings are on the horizon. And while the past several months were probably characterized by a more casual dress code , summer ...

  • Ace the Transition From Full-Time Worker to Full-Time Student

    Remembering how to live like a student didn't come naturally to Claire Seely, who is currently in her second year of a master's program at the University of South Carolina. Not only do adult students …

    Remembering how to live like a student didn't come naturally to Claire Seely, who is currently in her second year of a master's program at the University of South Carolina. Not only do adult students need to re-learn how to study, interact with professors and endure multi-hour lectures, they have to grasp how to budget, …

  • This guy quit a comfortable job to travel the world — here's how he makes a living on the road

    Gareth Leonard was not fulfilled with his office job, so he quit to see the world. Now he's making even more money than before.

    This guy quit a comfortable job to travel the world — here's how he makes a living on the road

    Gareth Leonard was not fulfilled with his office job, so he quit to see the world. Now he's making even more money than before.

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    Bridgewater Associates, with $150 billion in assets under management, is not only the world's...

    Bridgewater Associates, with $150 billion in assets under management, is not only the world's...

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    Marc Denholm recently came across a remarkable résumé. The job candidate in...

    Marc Denholm recently came across a remarkable résumé. The job candidate in...

  • Looking for a New Job? Lots of Your Coworkers Are

    As the economy continues to improve, more than half of all workers would be open to leaving their current job for a better opportunity. Of those who’d leave, 44 percent are actively seeking a new gig, …

    Looking for a New Job? Lots of Your Coworkers Are

    As the economy continues to improve, more than half of all workers would be open to leaving their current job for a better opportunity. Of those who’d leave, 44 percent are actively seeking a new gig, according to a new report from Aon Hewitt. “Encouraged by low unemployment rates and frustrated with lackluster wage increases, …

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    Taking a second job – or moonlighting as it’s often known – can come at a cost.

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    Taking a second job – or moonlighting as it’s often known – can come at a cost.

  • U.K. company offering internship to taste gin for $34K a year

    Instead of getting coffee, the "gintern" would get to travel around Europe sampling gin, while also stuffing their wallet with a £20,000 paycheck.

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    Instead of getting coffee, the "gintern" would get to travel around Europe sampling gin, while also stuffing their wallet with a £20,000 paycheck.

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    At age 79, Mary Hartsock was ready to try something new. "They took a chance with me, and Right at Home is an excellent place to work," Hartsock says. Hartsock was named the Right at Home National Caregiver …

    At age 79, Mary Hartsock was ready to try something new. "They took a chance with me, and Right at Home is an excellent place to work," Hartsock says. Hartsock was named the Right at Home National Caregiver of the Year for 2014.

  • How to Prepare for a Remote Career

    When you get a job in a new city, you research places to live and other key items before making the move. You typically do some research when you get a new job in your own city, observing the corporate …

    When you get a job in a new city, you research places to live and other key items before making the move. You typically do some research when you get a new job in your own city, observing the corporate ...

  • The Job Scam That Even You Could Fall For

    This might be the most sophisticated online job scam you've ever heard of. 

    The Job Scam That Even You Could Fall For

    This might be the most sophisticated online job scam you've ever heard of. 

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    Earlier this year, Tinder released a list of the jobs people "swipe right" on the most, for both...

    Earlier this year, Tinder released a list of the jobs people "swipe right" on the most, for both...

  • Job Seekers: Prepare Your Interview Answers Now

    If you've ever been called and asked to interview for a job the following day, you know how stressful it can be. You don't want to add to this stress by worrying about your interview answers. If you …

    If you've ever been called and asked to interview for a job the following day, you know how stressful it can be. You don't want to add to this stress by worrying about your interview answers. If you follow these steps, you'll have already completed all the time-consuming interview preparation, leaving you time to polish …

  • A man who stopped working at 34 shares the hardest part of preparing to retire early

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    On August 1, 2016, Brandon officially retired. The 34-year-old software developer and blogger...

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    Sitting around a summertime campfire, a friend was finally able to joke about how he was using a shovel to break up the ice that had built up on his car windshield in a winter snowstorm, only to have it …

    Sitting around a summertime campfire, a friend was finally able to joke about how he was using a shovel to break up the ice that had built up on his car windshield in a winter snowstorm, only to have it ...