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What's Your Salary Success Number?

What's Your Salary Success Number?

65 percent of full-time U.S. workers don't earn their desired salary

According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 65 percent of full-time U.S. workers say they don't currently earn their desired salary; 35 percent do. Read More »

The 5 Points of Success

The 5 Points of Success

And how they intersect

The five points of success are Ability, Opportunity, Ingratiation, Desire, and Strategy. Read More »

Apply This Simple Secret For A Happy And Successful Career And Life

Apply This Simple Secret For A Happy And Successful Career And Life

Goal-setting makes all the difference

Don't be afraid to think big. Your goals need to reflect what you want to achieve to have a fulfilling life. Read More »

Professional Women's Report: Definition of Career Success Is Changing

Professional Women's Report: Definition of Career Success Is Changing

Study reveals shifting notions of workplace progress

A survey conducted by Citi and LinkedIn found that fewer and fewer professionals are equating career success with their own happiness. Read More »

4 Things You Should Stop Doing at Work to Start Getting Ahead

4 Things You Should Stop Doing at Work to Start Getting Ahead

Don't wait for progress to come to you

The path to any new experience begins when you know what you want. But there are four issues that make it hard to identify what is really important to us. Read More »

Here's How People Define Financial Success Around The World

Here's How People Define Financial Success Around The World

Which regions value experiences over things?

A recent survey of affluent people around the world found that people's definitions of success varied widely depending on where they were from. Read More »

The Personality Trait That Best Predicts Success

The Personality Trait That Best Predicts Success

Being conscientious 'is like brushing your teeth'

Conscientious people tend to be better paid, have higher job satisfaction and are more likely to stay employed. Read More »

6 Successful Leaders Describe Their Biggest Career Setbacks

6 Successful Leaders Describe Their Biggest Career Setbacks

A career obstacle can be illuminating

Even people with success stories like Richard Branson and Deepak Chopra have had rough patches in their careers. Read More »

7 Tips to Go From Newbie to Superstar

7 Tips to Go From Newbie to Superstar

If you help your boss succeed, you will succeed

In today's competitive world, you really need to go the extra mile to differentiate yourself from the rest of the herd. Read More »

Why Cheating Is Key to Success

Why Cheating Is Key to Success

Spare yourself extra work when less will do

You see leading CEOs, athletes and entrepreneurs do it all the time. Read More »

Girl Develop It Success Stories

Girl Develop It Success Stories

Learning how to code empowers women.

Girl Develop It alums Tracy Bartley and Brenda Storer got the confidence and tech skills they needed to advance their careers. Read More »

Beautiful People Have Yet Another Advantage In Job Market

Beautiful People Have Yet Another Advantage In Job Market

New study documents yet another advantage to being beautiful.

Beautiful people make more money, get promoted faster -- and get more job interviews. Read More »

Are Successful People Just Really Lucky?

Are Successful People Just Really Lucky?

Is being lucky in your career the result of hard work, or is truly good luck? Read More »

12 Traits Of Valuable Employees

12 Traits Of Valuable Employees

12 habits you can adopt to succeed at work. Read More »

9 Reasons You're Failing At Your Job

9 Reasons You're Failing At Your Job

If you want to give yourself the best shot at success, avoid these habits. Read More »

Does Success Mean Selling Out Your Family?

Does Success Mean Selling Out Your Family?

A new poll finds that one in three believe this, but is it really true? Read More »

6 Habits of Remarkably Successful People

6 Habits of Remarkably Successful People

I've had the privilege of being career coach to some of the world's most successful people: from college presidents to Fortune 50 C-level executives to world-class scientists. Here are commonalities among them: Read More »

Good Reasons Why Beautiful People Have Higher Salaries

Good Reasons Why Beautiful People Have Higher Salaries

By Melissa Stanger Studies have shown that attractive people are usually hired sooner, get promotions more quickly, and are paid more than their less-attractive co-workers. Attractive people earn an average of 3 to 4 percent more than people with below-average looks, according to Daniel Hamermesh, professor... Read More »

These 3 Words Are Stalling Your Job Search

These 3 Words Are Stalling Your Job Search

Are you out of work? Or are you overworked, in a career you hate and want out? With more than 84 percent of Americans surveyed saying that they want a new job, chances are that you are unhappy and want something better. What you may not realize is that three words are holding you back. Read More »

The Latest Tricky Interview Questions

The Latest Tricky Interview Questions

Going into a job interview, you can always expect to be the asked the standard questions like: "What is your biggest weakness?" Or, "What interests you about this position?" And, "Why do you think you'd be a fit for this role?" But what new tricky questions are employers asking in 2012? Read More »

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