Articles on Career Building

3 Hobbies That Pump Up Your Resume

Whether you're dusting the cobwebs off your resume or simply beefing it up, don't be afraid to note your hobbies. Those skills may be valuable.

5 Unmistakeable Signs You're Slacking at Work

Put the phone down and stop missing deadlines. These are the signs you need to step up your game up at work — and soon!

3 Ways Confidence Makes You Better With Money

They say confidence is key, and your bank account likely won't argue. Go on — hold your head high and claim what's yours.

5 Ways Millennials Can Become Bosses Sooner

Millennials don't shy from a challenge — climbing the corporate ladder, included. Are you ready for the top rung?

How to Go on Vacation Without Getting Behind on Work

Work doesn't take a vacation when you do. Learn how to leave work behind without coming back to an overflowing inbox.

10 Things You Should Never Say in a Work Email

Email is essential. But in the office, these 10 typed-out phrases are major no-nos — your job could be at risk!

5 Things Never to Bring Up in a Job Interview

Ready to ace that job interview? Of course you are, but just be sure you don't bring up one of these no-no topics.

6 Bad Habits That Are Ruining Your Career

Put down the cigarette and the smartphone. It's time to ditch your bad habits, get back to work, and start getting ahead.

6 Ways Having a Family Boosts Your Career

Career and family are not mutually exclusive. Find out how having a family helps you work smarter — and get further ahead.

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?