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Top 6 Skills Worth Investing In Your Life & Career

Do you know enough skills? There are thousands of skills that you can develop in your lifetime, and the more you develop, the better quality of life you can lead. With that said, some skills are more valuable than others, and in this article we’re going to narrow down the top 7 skills worth investing in your life and career. ...




5 Killer Ways to Kickstart Your Career

"Failure is unavoidable in our lives. But if I can learn something from it every time, the chance of success will only increase."
 
 
Building a career isn’t easy, especially for graduates. It’s particularly difficult if you find yourself competing against people with better qualifications than you. ...




Reasons to Become a Lawyer

 Prestige: Lawyers are endowed with authority over others, and at times are awarded accolades even for cases in which they come up short. The media doesn't uncommonly glorify the profession, and emphasize its popularity amongst both men and women. ...




Searching While Employed: Play It Safe

Making a job switch requires balancing ambition and savvy. Follow these five steps to keep your reputation intact and your income secure.
 
Ideally, senior executives have gotten where they are because of a combination of qualities: Personal drive and ambition coexist with the ability to analyze, plan and execute creative tactics with integrity. ...




3 Basic Business Behaviors You Learned Growing Up for Successful Businesses

Think back to that very first job you so desperately wanted to get in order to start your career. You most likely tapped into your network of friends and family to see if they had any connections. You certainly answered help wanted ads. You sent out resumes, followed up with calls and emails. ...




Job Search Etiquette: Interviewing While Employed

While in the market for a new job, you will always appear to be a stronger candidate when you are a valued asset to a team - even if it is a team you plan to leave. Arriving to an interview “unemployed” may raise a red flag and potentially pose some cause for concern. ...




Do You Need a New Job or a New Career?

How to Decide Whether to Change Jobs or Careers
 
Sadly, many studies show more workers hate their jobs than like them. When you dislike your job it can negatively affect everything else in your life. After all, you may spend at least half your waking hours at work each day. ...




Are You Being Bullied at Work? Here’s What to Do

If you’re having trouble motivating to go to work in the morning, you might hate your job — or you might be the victim of workplace bullying. Anyone can be a bully at work, whether it’s a boss or a co-worker or a client. If you’re a target, it’s important to recognize your situation and respond appropriately, in order to minimize the damage to your psyche and career. ...




That Time I Stopped Explaining Myself—and Then Got Everything I Wanted

I like to explain myself. At length. I will talk forever if that's what it takes to be understood. I explain myself to grocery store cashiers and waiters and Uber drivers and strangers on Twitter. I explain myself to dogs.
 
I am unnerved by coded, stilted, incomplete conversations that end with words like "It is what it is. ...




Going Back to Work When Your Kids Start School

Dealing With Practical Matters When You Go Back to Work
 
Some parents decide to take a hiatus from work when their children are born. They plan to return to work when their children have all started school. Some wait a little longer, perhaps until their children are old enough to be home alone after school. ...