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Want to Take a Gap Year? 7 Ways to Make It a Productive One
By Saige Driver | March 04, 2022

If the idea of jumping into college right after high school graduation is daunting, learn how to take a productive gap year between the two.

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The Best Jobs You Can Get With Your College Major
By Sammi Caramela | March 03, 2022

Choosing a major or researching a career path to pursue with your degree? Here's a guide to popular – and surprising! – careers for the top college majors.

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Career Advice From Katie Couric
By Brittney Morgan | February 28, 2022

Having made history as the first woman to anchor a weekday evening news program by herself, Katie Couric knows a thing or two about success.

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4 Tips for Setting and Achieving Career Goals
By Sean Peek | February 25, 2022

Most employees say that professional goals are important to their work performance. Learn how to create and achieve your own career goals.

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How to Become a White Hat Hacker
By business.com editorial staff | February 24, 2022

Follow these steps to certify as a white hat hacker and land the tech job of your dreams.

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8 Ways to Stay Productive in a Loud Office
By Sammi Caramela | February 18, 2022

Are you easily distracted by noise? Learn how to focus in a loud work environment.

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10 Worthless Words to Delete From Your LinkedIn Profile
By Shannon Gausepohl | February 16, 2022

Avoid these 10 buzzwords in your LinkedIn profile to keep recruiters interested, and make your LinkedIn profile stand out by adding some personality.

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Diploma to Paycheck: Job Search Tips for New Grads
By Jennifer Post | February 16, 2022

Starting a job search after graduating from college can be stressful. Prepare yourself properly to improve and expedite your job search.

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Want to Join the Gig Economy? 15 Companies Hiring Freelancers
By Shannon Gausepohl | February 14, 2022

If you're looking for a freelance job, here are 15 reputable companies hiring freelancers, including staffing and professional services providers.

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3 Steps to Eliminate Workplace Stress
By Adam Uzialko | February 10, 2022

Is pressure at work affecting your job performance? Here's what you need to do to lower your stress level.

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Employees Reveal How Stress Affects Their Jobs
By Skye Schooley | February 01, 2022

Do you see signs of workplace stress at your company? Learn how it impacts employees and how you can prevent it.

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How to Combat Burnout
By Bennett Conlin | February 01, 2022

To overcome workplace burnout, you need to reduce your emotional and physical exhaustion. Check out our guide on how to combat burnout.

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Remote Workers’ Success Starts With IT Support
By Adam Uzialko | January 27, 2022

The key to effectively managing remote workers is to make sure they have the technology they need to be productive, while making security a top priority.

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4 Career Risks Worth Taking
By Nicole Fallon | January 11, 2022

Sometimes, a calculated risk can catapult you toward professional success. Here are some smart career risks you may want to consider.

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After the Interview: Sample Thank-You Letters
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 10, 2022

You nailed the interview – what comes next? Follow up with a thank-you note like one of these examples.

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Best VoIP and Telephony Certifications 2019
By Ed Tittel | December 22, 2021

As VoIP and IP-based PBXs continue replacing traditional PBXs and PSTNs, the telephony space is changing, and so are related credentials for professionals.

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The 10 Happiest (and Unhappiest) Jobs for 2015
By Chad Brooks | December 21, 2021

Technology jobs dominate this year's rankings of the happiest jobs in America.

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How to Manage a Multigenerational Workforce
By Rebecka Green | December 21, 2021

Four generations working side by side can create a challenge for managers. Discover how to unify a multigenerational workforce.

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5 Best Sales Certifications to Better Your Career
By Kim Lindros | December 21, 2021

Whether you're new to sales or have experience, these sales certifications may open doors to better opportunities.

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8 Tech Security Tips for Creating a Safe Home Office
By Sammi Caramela | December 21, 2021

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has forced many to work from home, raising cyber security concerns. Here's how to combat these issues.

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Workplace Conflicts? 5 Tips to Improve Communication
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 21, 2021

Here's how to resolve issues in the workplace with better communication.

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9 Online Programs to Boost Your Business Skills
By Matt D’Angelo | December 21, 2021

Want to improve your business skills in your spare time? Try one of these online education programs designed specifically for entrepreneurs.

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Best Free Project Management Training Materials for IT Pros
By Ed Tittel | December 21, 2021

Use these free resources to get ahead in your IT career.

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What to Do if You Think You’re Underpaid
By Stella Morrison | December 21, 2021

This guide explains how employees who believe they are underpaid should ask for a raise or look for a new job that pays a salary commensurate with their sk

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5 Best Cloud Certifications 2019
By Ed Tittel | December 21, 2021

These cloud IT certifications are in demand in 2019. Find the most valuable cloud computing certification for your career path.

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4 Resources for Finding Great Networking Events
By Saige Driver | December 21, 2021

Networking is very important, but sometimes finding the right events can be tough. Here are four ways to track down an event worth attending.

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What Is Your Body Language Telling Your Interviewer?
By Marci Martin | December 21, 2021
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8 Tips for Writing a Great Cover Letter
By Saige Driver | December 21, 2021

Don't underestimate the importance of a cover letter. Follow these tips to make a great first impression.

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20 Resume Mistakes Keeping You From Getting a Job (and How to Fix Them)
By Siri Hedreen | December 21, 2021

No matter how many times you've proofread your resume, it's important to stay vigilant for at least one of these 20 common mistakes.

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25 Action Words to Include on Your Resume
By Skye Schooley | December 21, 2021

How you word your achievements can be the difference in getting the interview. Here are the best action words and the worst phrases to use on your resume.