Articles on Career Building

Forget Your Weaknesses and Build on Your Strengths to Find Success

Choosing the path of least resistance doesn't mean you're lazy; it means you're playing to your strengths. Here's why you should keep doing it.

15 Bad Networking Habits That Will Kill Your Job Prospects

Networking is important to a successful job search, but if you're guilty of any of these habits and gaffes, you're better off staying home to answer Craigslist ads.

12 Ways to Finally Get That Promotion This Year

Don't just sit there at your desk being competent. Get out there and make management notice that you are the person they need to keep and promote.

10 Ways Nice People Can Get Ahead

Ever feel like success is reserved for those with sharp elbows — and sharper tongues? Consider these reasons why being nice person will help you come out first.

Why You Should Think Twice Before Bidding on Freelance Gigs (Book Giveaway)

Many aspiring freelance writers get caught in a race to the bottom on content job bidding sites. Earn what you're worth with these tips from a successful blogger.

How to Say "No" at Work and Still Get Ahead

Some bosses keep piling on the work, especially on the desks of their star players. Learn to say "no," manage your boss's expectations, and help advance your career.

8 Quotes to Inspire Your Dream Career

If your current pays-the-bills job isn't your dream career, this collection of wisdom just might give you the push you need to find more joyful work.

Boost Your Career: How to Be Happier and More Likeable at Work

You can get more done and push your career ahead by becoming the charismatic, trustworthy, go-to person who really cares. Here's what to do.

Finding an Internship as an Adult

Just because you're not in college doesn't mean you can't have an internship. And while the pay might not be great, the experience can be.

Why You Don't Need a College Degree to Succeed

Many people think you need a college degree to have a successful career, but that's not always the case — check out these jobs.

12 Ways to Improve Your Performance at Work

Apart from the satisfaction of a job well done, becoming better at your job can lead to a raise or a promotion (or both!). Here's how to make it happen.

Unconventional Career Advice From "Parks and Recreation"

Watching "Parks and Recreation" is great way to have a good laugh — and pick up a few lessons that can help your career soar.

7 Ways to Ace Your Next Performance Review

Turn your next one-on-one with your boss into a promotion or raise with some common-sense preparation and a willingness to shine.

A 5-Step Plan to Quitting Your Job

Want to quit your job? If you play your cards right, you can use these steps to turn an awkward situation into a great new career opportunity.

25 Career Changes You Can Make Today

Don't complain about your job without doing anything — make a positive career change right now with one (or more!) of these techniques.

Give Your Career a Boost With One Skill

Want to impress potential employers and current bosses alike? Then it's time to learn some basic web coding. Here's why.

10 Great Jobs for College Students

If you're in college, check out these flexible gigs that can get you some extra cash — and important resume-building experience.

5 Essential Tools for Telecommuting

Working from home is great — especially if you have the right tools to make a seamless transition from office to house.

How to Sing Your Own Praises at Work (Without Bragging)

Workplace success can hinge on self-promotion...as long as you don't cross over into bragging. Here's how to walk that oh-so-fine line.

Timeless Money Lessons From Teens

From frugal fashion to savvy savings and more, discover money lessons from teens that are great advice at any age.