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Why Self-Promotion Is a Terrible Idea
Promotion

Why Self-Promotion Is a Terrible Idea

Nobody wants to work with a self-interested, self-absorbed, self-serving self-promoter. If you think about it, neither would you.
Steve Tobak
The Portfolio Life: A Surprising Route to Job Security
Careers

The Portfolio Life: A Surprising Route to Job Security

What if -- instead of thinking of your life's work as a monolithic activity -- you chose to see it as a complex group of interests, passions and activities?
Jeff Goins
You Are Your Own Best Marketer
Marketing

You Are Your Own Best Marketer

Just like a billboard or banner ad, you're communicating the value of your personal brand.
Gabriel Bristol
6 Toxic Beliefs That Can Ruin Your Career
Careers

6 Toxic Beliefs That Can Ruin Your Career

Be mindful of your tendencies to succumb to these beliefs, so that they don't derail your career.
Travis Bradberry
The 25 Trickiest Questions Apple Will Ask in a Job Interview
Interviewing

The 25 Trickiest Questions Apple Will Ask in a Job Interview

Could you survive this line of questioning?
Lisa Eadicicco
These Businesses Will Be Booming Until 2020 and Beyond
Careers

These Businesses Will Be Booming Until 2020 and Beyond

Here are six of the most promising industries for new graduates, according to a new report.
Anne Fisher
If the Brontosaurus Can Make a Comeback, So Can You
Inspiration

If the Brontosaurus Can Make a Comeback, So Can You

The scientific journey of a beloved but maligned dinosaur should make you feel better about your own path.
Ray Hennessey
8 Tips to Gather Experience to Land Your Dream Job
Dream Job

8 Tips to Gather Experience to Land Your Dream Job

Prep for when the perfect position opens up.
Stan Popovich
Copy Habits From the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs: Your Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

Copy Habits From the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs: Your Weekly Tips Roundup

Learn from the best on how to master your time time and maximize your talents.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Multitasking Can Damage Your Brain and Career, Studies Say
Productivity

Multitasking Can Damage Your Brain and Career, Studies Say

Researchers found that people who are regularly bombarded with several streams of electronic information cannot pay attention, recall information or switch from one job to another as well as those who complete one task at a time.
Travis Bradberry
Don't Buy Into the Lies -- It's Possible to Have a Career and a Family
Work-Life Balance

Don't Buy Into the Lies -- It's Possible to Have a Career and a Family

Concerns about balance are valid, but don't let the naysayers keep you from your dreams.
Zeynep Ilgaz
The 5 Non-Technical Skills Any Great Developer Needs in Order to Advance
Skills

The 5 Non-Technical Skills Any Great Developer Needs in Order to Advance

It takes more than just technical skills to move up the ranks as a software developer.
Jeremy Johnson
'Yes Men' No More: 5 Tips to Grow Engaged and Empowered Employees
Engaged Employees

'Yes Men' No More: 5 Tips to Grow Engaged and Empowered Employees

What you can do at a time when only 29 percent of employees are engaged in their organizations.
Chris Byers
How to Rekindle Your Flame for Your Business
Passion

How to Rekindle Your Flame for Your Business

Fallen out of love with your business? Here's how to reignite the passion.
Lisa Evans