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Why the Top Editor at The New York Times Doesn’t Earn as Much as Other Execs

By | 1 Comment | June 12, 2014

Is the amount of your paycheck the only important factor in salary negotiations? It wasn’t for the editor of The New York Times, and it shouldn’t be for you, either. Read »

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Why Losing Out on the Job Doesn’t Make You a Loser–Unless You Let It

By | 1 Comment | May 21, 2014

Missing out on a job opportunity isn’t the end of the world. If you follow these tips, you’ll look like a winner, no matter what happens. Read »

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Why ‘Doing Nothing’ Can Actually Make You More Productive

By | 5 Comments | May 20, 2014

It might seem counterintuitive, but having the option of doing nothing increases your productivity. Here’s the reasoning. Read »

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Managing Isn’t Just For Bosses – Here’s Why You Need to Strengthen That Skill, Too

By | 1 Comment | May 12, 2014

Want to get recognized for your hard work while you’re still around? Managing is a key skill. Here’s what you need to do. Read »

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A Productivity Trick That Will Make You Feel Happier About What You Accomplish

By | 4 Comments | May 6, 2014

Even super-productive people often fall into the trap of feeling like they didn’t accomplish much that day. Here’s how to fix this productivity problem. Read »

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How Your Emotions Can Help You Win at Work

By | 2 Comments | March 12, 2014

Your emotional intelligence can impact your career success and even your salary. Her are some ways you can boost your EQ. Read »

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What Wall Street Can Teach You About Your Career

By | No Comments | February 11, 2014

Wall Street can teach you why it’s important to invest in yourself. We’ve got five ways to show you how. Read »

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Why You Should Quit Your Job By Summer

By | 9 Comments | February 10, 2014

A better job is waiting for you. End the complacency and land something better. Here’s how. Read »

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4 Ways to Prove Yourself to Your Boss and Invest In Your Career

By | 5 Comments | January 10, 2014

Your big win at work should have earned you a promotion, but if that isn’t in the cards right now, try these strategies instead. Read »

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Create the Success You Deserve By Knowing What You’re Worth

By | 8 Comments | November 26, 2013

Don’t let others define your worth. Learn how to package your value and potential so you can achieve the next rung in your career. Read »

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Brace Yourselves, GenY: 25 Jobs in One Career is the New Norm

By | 3 Comments | November 12, 2013

The “average” career path is no longer lifetime employment. Read what candidates, recruiters and educators need to know about jobs in the new economy. Read »

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5 Ways to Avoid Compare and Despair Syndrome

By | 5 Comments | September 18, 2013

When others seem to have everything you don’t, what do you do? Fight the jealousies with these positive steps to grow your own success. Read »

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The Young Professional’s Guide to Getting Ahead in Your Career

By | 10 Comments | September 3, 2013

The workplace has changed significantly, and it’s time to play by different rules. Here are five career secrets that’ll help you stand out. Read »

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5 Hidden Traps of Transitioning into a New Leadership Role

By | No Comments | August 9, 2013

Ease the bumpiness of a transition to leadership by avoiding these five common traps BEFORE you fall into them. Read »