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  • A Year After Steve Jobs' Death: 8 Career Lessons

    A Year After Steve Jobs' Death: 8 Career Lessons

    By Nancy Keene I had a ringside seat during the ramp-up of the personal computer industry -- serving as public relations counsel to CEOs and entrepreneurs who were re-inventing the way we would do business in the modern world. A pretty heady experience this was for me, as a young, non-engineering female, not... Continue Reading

  • 4 Time Management Tricks Used By The Pros

    4 Time Management Tricks Used By The Pros

    By Ritika Trikha If your current time-management system involves five-hour energy drinks or three to four cups of coffee per day, it's time for a change. But cutting back on your work is likely not an option: In this competitive job market, taking on more responsibility and exceeding expectations is a given if... Continue Reading

  • Running On Empty? 6 Ways To Get Your Energy Back

    Running On Empty? 6 Ways To Get Your Energy Back

    Recently, I was giving a talk to 160 senior executives at a large bank. As part of the talk, I asked them to fill out something we call "The Energy Audit," as a way of assessing how well they are managing their own energy. It happened that they had access to individual polling devices, so we were able to... Continue Reading

  • How To Balance Two Jobs When They're Totally Different

    How To Balance Two Jobs When They're Totally Different

    By Vickie Elmer The world is full of slashes – people who are earning most of their living in one field, but starting up in another. There's the barista-artist and the lawyer – novelist and the energy consultant – photographer. Yet those slash careers, which engage and encourage you and... Continue Reading

  • Meeting Hacks To Fire Up Your Productivity

    Meeting Hacks To Fire Up Your Productivity

    By Jaclyn Schiff Have you ever been stuck in a meeting that just makes you want to scream from boredom or frustration? Like lift your butt-off-the-chair-and-roar type of thing? The good news: meetings don't have to be that way. The maybe not-so-good news: you have to be bold enough to actually do... Continue Reading

  • 3 Words That Will Kill Your Job Search

    3 Words That Will Kill Your Job Search

    By Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder It's not unusual for job seekers to reach a point in their searches when they stop hoping to land a coveted job and resign themselves to considering any position. In theory, this "I'll take anything" attitude sounds promising: Less selectivity means greater... Continue Reading