By Reid Hoffman
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The best-selling career book of all time goes by the whimsical name What Color Is Your Parachute? But when it comes to charting a career plan, that's the wrong question. What you should be asking yourself is whether your... Read More »
By Miriam Salpeter
Most people are too busy working to stop and think about how to invest in their careers. You may be thinking, "I'm doing my job, isn't that enough?" However, if you want to make sure you stay on the right career track, it takes more than just getting the day-to-day work done to be... Read More »
By Vickie Elmer
Anyone who wants a new job or a new assignment this year could start with a clear picture of their ideal position – their destination – and then develop a roadmap on how they'll get there.
Write down your ideal job profile – and be sure to consider both the slot you want... Read More »
It's September, and that means college campuses across the country are filling up with returning students and a new crop of freshmen.
If you are just beginning your college career, or even coming back for the sophomore year, it is not too early to start thinking about career planning. No one says you have to... Read More »
The ability to express yourself through an art form is a gift that should never be wasted. Turning your art talent into an art career isn't as tough as you would think, since nearly every business is fueled by creative minds. Read More »
Are you a creative-minded person looking to break into the media industry? It may not be as hard as you may think to jumpstart your career in the media world.
Full-time jobs in any industry are hard to find in this economy. Even if full-time jobs are difficult to come by, every industry still has a large... Read More »
Having one source of income traditionally has been seen as the low-risk approach to managing your career. Work one job, keep your nose to the grindstone and you'll be fine. You won't have a lot, but you'll have enough. Like investing in T-bills, a long-term full-time job meant you were safe and secure.
However,... Read More »
Happy spring! As we shed our winter coats, hats, and scarves, now's a good time to also shed some of our old habits that may be impeding our careers from moving forward. Have you been managing your career the same way for years or not managing it at all?
Here are some "spring cleaning" tips help you move out of... Read More »