03.23.17
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Seven Ways to Stop Wasting Money on Your Job Search

How much does it cost to find a new job? A lot of it depends on your industry, job level, and how long the process lasts.

03.16.17
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Three Reasons to Cut or Change Your Commute

The average American commute is now 26 minutes each way, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That means the typical U.S. worker now spends almost an

03.02.17
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The Art of the Email Auto-Reply (and 10 Ways to Have Fun With It)

Americans tend to behave like they’re being naughty when they take vacation, as if five workdays off in the middle of summer were stolen cookies,

02.23.17
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Why Coworkers and Politics Don’t Mix

When is political chatter appropriate in the office? As Trent explains in a recent Reader Mailbag column, never. This is true even if you’re reasonably

02.16.17
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Three Tax Traps for Freelancers (and Three Perks, Too)

There are many benefits to freelancing, but it’s sometimes hard to remember that when tax time rolls around. That’s because, unlike regular employees who pay taxes

02.09.17
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Five Things to Take Off Your Resume in 2017

If you’ve been out of school for a while, your resume has probably evolved along with your career. That’s as it should be, but while

01.26.17
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Five Mistakes New Managers Make

Management training at most companies is a one-day seminar — if you’re lucky. As a result, a whole lot of new managers go directly from

01.19.17
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Three Paths to Quit Your Job This Year

Dream jobs don’t just fall into your lap; you have to go out and grab them. Sometimes, that means making bold moves, like quitting your

01.12.17
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Four Things a Hiring Manager Could Find Out About You

Few of us love looking for a new job. In addition to the stress of worrying about making a good impression, and the financial pressure

01.05.17
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How to Save a Job Interview That’s Going Downhill Fast

If you’re heading into a job interview soon, you’ve probably read a lot of advice on how to make a good impression on the hiring

12.15.16
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Everyone Knows Fortunes Are Won and Lost at the Company Holiday Party

Want a promotion in 2017? The company holiday party is your time to shine. Most of us have a love-hate relationship with the annual office

12.08.16
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Almost Half of Job Applicants Don’t Follow Basic Directions, Say HR Pros

Were you one of those kids who always followed directions on classroom activities? If so, you probably had an advantage when you started your career,

12.01.16
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Three Things NOT to Do at Your Year-End Performance Review

The end of the year is performance-review time at many companies, which means that you’re probably reading this in between frantically reacquainting yourself with your

11.23.16
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Do Employee-Owned Companies Make for Happier Workers?

Your boss would love for you to feel like you have a stake in the company. After all, loyal employees put in longer hours, produce better

11.17.16
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Job Keywords: Should Your Resume Be Four Pages Long?

The job search process is mysterious, no matter which side of the conference table you’re sitting on. As a job seeker, the questions you ponder are

11.10.16
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Five Jobs Where You Can Work Part-Time and Still Have a Career

There are lots of reasons to want to work part-time, from launching your own side business to spending more time working on your hobbies. However,

11.03.16
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How to Salvage a Bad Day at Work

Ever have one of those days where nothing seems to go right? While factors beyond your control may have gotten things off to a bad

10.27.16
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Five Signs You Need a Career Change

Contrary to what you might have heard, no one is really sure how many careers the average person has in the course of a lifetime

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