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9 Reasons to Quit Your Job As Soon As You Can

Life's too short to just stay where you are instead doing everything possible to live a better life.

8 Types of Photos You Should Never Use on Your LinkedIn Profile

You could get passed over on LinkedIn if your headshot stinks. Put your best face forward on the popular professional networking hub by not making these common and comical profile faux pas.

When It Comes to Finding Your Path. Don't Overthink. Do.

Sometimes the right career direction isn't immediately apparent. The only way to get there, though, is to experiment.

The Most Important Career Choice You'll Ever Make

Ready to reach for the stars and tackle every obstacle that stands in your way? Advice from someone who's been down that long hard road.

Are You 'Should-ing' All Over Your Career?

Talking yourself out of pursuing your dream is not the same as being prudent.

The 3 Best Bosses You Will Ever Have

The best boss we've ever had is dear to our hearts and influenced our careers.

How to Catapult Yourself to the Top of the Corporate Ladder

Whether you want to take a leadership position at your startup or launch your own company, seize the initiative.

Why Making Your Employees Happy Will Help Your Bottom Line

Engaged employees might be more prone to offer just the right touch to customers, boosting satisfaction all round. Consider job rotation as a workplace enhancement.

Why You're Thinking About Networking All Wrong

Here's to a broader, more generous definition of the oft-used career term.

Your Career Is a Supplement to Your Life, Not the Defining Factor

You're a hard-driving entrepreneur. But what should you do now if your work life has turned into your whole life?

How to Increase Your Impact While Reducing Your Effort

Do a skills inventory. Ask others for feedback. Why wait to realize your hidden potential when you can uncover your hidden talents now?

How to Make the Most of a First Meeting With an Influencer

Making friends with people who can help you, and in turn making friends with people you can help, is big part of growing your career or business.

3 Entrepreneurial Lessons to Learn From Kanye West

The innovators in music world are teaching young Americans some basics about breaking out on their own.

What Joan Rivers' Long, Successful Career Teaches Us

With the recent passing of the funny entertainer, here is the lesson we can all apply to our lives.

How to Make Lots of Money...Your Way

Studies on the best paying careers are all over the map. Turns out there are lots of ways to achieve financial security.

4 Basics for Building (or Repairing) Your Personal Brand

The foundation for a strong personal brand is seeing yourself as others do and sincerely living your values.

Choosing the Employer That Will Skyrocket Your Career

To ensure your career doesn't hit a dead end, make sure you anticipate industry moves and catch the next big wave.

EHarmony Wants to Find You a Job

The long-running dating site is reportedly launching a subsidiary that matches bosses and employees.

Use Entrepreneurship to Reinvent Yourself

A serial entrepreneur discusses how to use a startup as a vehicle for breaking into new fields.

Lego to Release a 'Female Scientist' Mini-Figure Set

That's right: female Lego figurines will soon do more than shop and go to the beach.

The Best and Worst Jobs of 2014

Jobs in science and engineering got top marks from CareerCast in a study that looked at stress, income and room for advancement.

Why College Students Need to Be Entrepreneurial With Their Careers

Here are five ways students can think more like an entrepreneur, and how doing so can improve your chances for professional success.

Richard Branson on Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

"Everyone starts out as a beginner: Successful people are just further along in their careers."

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