Articles on Career Building

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.

Smart Ways to Start and End Networking Conversations

Networking can be incredibly valuable...once you get the conversation started. Follow these suggestions to get in and out of conversations with ease.

35 Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

Starting a business can be daunting, but from nitty-gritty legal advice to inspiration from successful business owners, these resources can help.

How to Find Unlisted Jobs and Win Every Salary Negotiation

Learn how to land a dream job, explain resume gaps & build awesome networks from NYT bestselling author Ramit Sethi.

What to Do When You Want to Quit Your Job

Whether you've landed a new job or your current one is awful, follow these steps to ensure that when you leave, you're covered financially and emotionally.

Ask the Readers: Do You Use Business Cards? (Special $100 Giveaway)

Tell us if you use business cards and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card or a set of die-cut business cards!

From Clutter to Clean: Make Your Desk Awesome

If things feel out of control, you can find your center in an unlikely place — the office. Destress and declutter your life, starting at your desk.

15 Simple Networking Tricks

Great networking skills can help take you from a hum-drum job to landing your dream gig. Improve your networking chops with these 15 suggestions.

15 Career Advice Sites You Should Know About

Whether you need basic guidance, salary information, or inspiration to shake you out of a work rut, these 15 sites will get you on the path to a great job.

Great Ways to Improve Your Resume Today

If you're applying for jobs, these quick and easy resume changes could make a big difference in whether or not you land an interview.