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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 »

Stalled At Work? Maybe You Need An Attitude Makeover

Stalled At Work? Maybe You Need An Attitude Makeover

By Vanessa Van Petten Have you ever wondered what makes someone a world-renowned musician or a critically acclaimed novelist? Malcolm Gladwell would say it all comes down to practice -- over 10,000 hours of practice, to be exact. But a study by Gary McPherson, discussed in David Brooks' book "The Social... Read More »

5 Ways You Can Use Facts In Your Job Hunt

5 Ways You Can Use Facts In Your Job Hunt

Recruiters, human resources staffing personnel, and hiring managers just want the facts when reviewing resumes and conducting interviews. Read More »

How To Succeed Without Trying Too Hard: 4 Tips

How To Succeed Without Trying Too Hard: 4 Tips

It's one of the hardest things in the world to do, probably because it runs so counter to our powerful and primal need to feel safe, loved, and successful. For most of my life, I prided myself on relentless perseverance in the face of obstacles, and a refusal to give up on any goal or client I was pursuing.... Read More »

Why Some People Are Almost Always Successful

Why Some People Are Almost Always Successful

By Kris Ruby What does true entrepreneurial success look like? Is it by number of books sold, number of columns secured, number of press hits, number of blog subscribers, or revenue? I asked ten rock star entrepreneurs: How have you defined your success as an entrepreneur so far? And what is your advice to... Read More »

People With Easy-To-Pronounce Names More Likely To Succeed, Study Says

People With Easy-To-Pronounce Names More Likely To Succeed, Study Says

Many parents are giving their new babies unusually spelled first names, reports The New York Times, so that they can pop up on the first page of a web search, and avoid sharing it with a serial killer who happens to have the same one. But new research shows that if parents really want the best for their kid,... Read More »

6 New Year's Resolution Strategies for Boosting Career Success in 2012

6 New Year's Resolution Strategies for Boosting Career Success in 2012

As we bid hello to 2012 with a sip of bubbly and a few rounds of Auld Lang Syne, many of us will be thinking about which career changes to make starting January 2nd. Whether you want to earn a promotion, get a raise, be a better manager or increase your profitability, setting realistic goals is crucial for... Read More »

40 Interview Questions You Should Be Prepared To Answer

40 Interview Questions You Should Be Prepared To Answer

These are some typical questions you may be asked in an interview. You should prepare answers, and where possible, short examples of accomplishments to illustrate your answers, and thus your value to a company. You always want to talk about your benefits and features, as if you were a product. After all, you... Read More »

10 Things To Do After The Interview

10 Things To Do After The Interview

By Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder The interview may be over, but your chance to make an impression is not. Here are 10 strategies to continue boosting your candidacy. Read More »

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