Articles on Career Building

The 10 Best Networking Tips for People Under 40

Getting ahead in the world is all about who you know, so get out there and start meeting the people who can push you forward!

6 Ways to Transition to a New Career After 30

If you've topped out too soon in your career, maybe it's time to switch. While starting over is hard, the rewards are often worth it. Go ahead, jump!

4 Unexpected Costs of a Higher-Paying Job Offer

Accepting a higher-paying job offer is an automatic "yes," right? Not exactly — here's why you may want to turn the money down.

Using These 5 Words Will Help You Feel More Successful

There's no one surefire secret to success — but you can sound the part by adding these confident, professional words to your lexicon.

10 Life Skills for Working Moms

It's no secret balancing work and family takes skill — these life skills, in particular, should be mastered by every working mom.

5 Ways to Stay Productive While Working From Home

It’s sooo tempting to succumb to distractions working from home — but don’t! Try these tricks for staying focused and on task.

6 Skills That Helped Your Boss Get Ahead

Ever wonder how those at the top got there? Follow in their footsteps with these job skills and you will get there, too.

The 10 Best High Paying Jobs for Introverts

You don't need to be a social butterfly to land a high-paying gig. These lucrative jobs are perfect for ambitious shrinking violets.

8 Life Skills Every Freelancer Needs

Self-employment requires guts, determination, and organization. Find out if you have what it takes to be a freelance superstar.

7 Careers That Pay Women More Than Men

While the gender pay gap is still too big across the board, there are a few jobs that reward women with more. A few may surprise you.

Crime Scene Cleaner and 4 Other Trades That Pay Surprisingly Well

They make lack glamour, but these five careers pay pretty well, actually. Time to get to work on your resume?

6 Gadgets Every Work at Home Professional Needs

With the right tools, you get more done in less time — and earn more money. From magic light bulbs to charging pads, these gadgets work.

5 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Next Promotion

It's hard enough getting ahead without you putting up barriers to your own success. Are you undermining your career?

6 Things to Do on Your First Day at a New Job

Your resume worked, you wowed 'em at the interview, and today's the day. Continue the run by mastering these secrets of first day on the job success.

5 Things to Do Before Your First Day at a New Job

You got the job, so why're you so nervous? Quell those first-day-of-work jitters by looking sharp and being prepared for what comes next.

7 Tips for Better Workplace Body Language

In the office, talk is cheap but good posture is priceless. Here's why getting ahead is all about standing up straight.

4 Resume Rules You Should Be Breaking

The job market can be a vicious one. If you want your resume to get by the filters and stand out from the rest, make it noteworthy.

5 Essential Facts Women Should Know Before Asking for a Raise

Don't wait for your employer to close the earnings gap. Know your worth, find your confidence, and spearhead change with a clear ask.

3 Times When You Should Absolutely Quit

Nobody likes a quitter but knowing when to cut your losses is often the best decision you can make. Is it time to start quitting more?

Using Times New Roman on Your Résumé Is Like Wearing Sweatpants to an Interview

First impressions matter, especially on a resume. What does your choice of font say about you?