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About to Get Fired? 5 Steps to Save Your Job
By Nicole Fallon | July 20, 2015

Do you suspect your job is on the line? Here's how to address it with your boss and turn your performance around.

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6 Important Career Lessons from 'Friends'
By Brittney Morgan | June 27, 2015

Want to be successful in your career? Take some tips from Monica, Chandler and the rest of the 'Friends' friends.

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10 Dream Jobs You Won't Believe Actually Exist
By Brittney Morgan | June 19, 2015

From tasting chocolate to testing waterslides, these jobs are truly amazing.

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10 Inspiring Career Tips from Famous Graduation Speeches
By Brittney Morgan | June 05, 2015

Need some career inspiration? These quotes from famous graduation speeches over the years are sure to motivate you.

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Quiz: Should You Quit Your Job? 20 Questions to Ask Yourself
By Brittney Morgan | June 04, 2015

Is it finally time to just quit your job? Take this quiz to find out.

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New Job? How to Survive 6 First-Week Challenges
By Nicole Fallon | April 03, 2015

Starting a new job is simultaneously exciting and overwhelming. Here's how to make a great impression during your first week of work.

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5 Career Risks Worth Taking
By Nicole Fallon | March 03, 2015

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

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10 Ways Your Job May Be Killing You
By Chad Brooks | February 27, 2015

Long hours, job insecurity, lack of work-life balance and other workplace stressors contribute to at least 120,000 deaths each year and account for up to $190 billion in health care costs.

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Making it in IT: Career Options for PC Enthusiasts
By Ed Tittel | September 24, 2014

A young PC enthusiast dips his foot into career planning, wanting to know whether computer engineering or computer science are a better option and what types of jobs apply to each choice.

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Skills Trump Diplomas in the Workplace
By Chad Brooks | July 03, 2014

Even though 82 percent of U.S. college graduates say their level of education has helped their careers, more than 70 percent say specialized training to acquire specific skills is more valuable in...

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Career Advice From Katie Couric
By Brittney Morgan | June 09, 2014

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

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How to Become a Security Analyst
By Ed Tittel | April 22, 2014

Security is so important to meeting business goals and complying with mandated protections for confidentiality, security analysts are involved in all stages of IT development.

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Networking
By Nicole Fallon | November 05, 2013

Networking is critical to your business' success, but if you do it wrong, it won't get you anywhere. Make sure you're not committing one of these seven "deadly sins" of relationship management.

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The Best Tools for Freelancers
By Chad Brooks | August 20, 2012

Technology is making it a lot easier to be your own boss these days.