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8 Career Mistakes to Stop Making by 30

By age 30, you should know better than to make any of these career mistakes. If not, soon you may be looking for another career.

Ace Your Next Performance Review With These 7 Tricks

If you're nervous about that upcoming performance review, here's how to make sure you get glowing feedback.

What Pays More: Online Surveys or the Gig Economy?

Eager to work from home but don't know where to begin? Online surveys and paid gigs are a great place to start.

Best Money Tips: Strategies to Build Wealth Fast

Today we found strategies to build wealth fast, the right way to load your dishwasher, and how to plan a fun and frugal Thanksgiving meal.

The 7 Best Employers for Single Parents

If you're nurturing a child and a career — by yourself — consider an application to one of these great companies for single parents.

5 Times You Should Demand a Raise

You want a raise, but when is it right to ask for one? Here are five times you've definitely earned a pay bump — and are likely to get it.

5 Ways Your Wardrobe Is Holding You Back at Work

In the office, you are what you wear. Are your workday duds doing all they can to boost your career?

7 Things You Should Never Do on LinkedIn

LinkedIn can help you find work, make connections, and get ahead — if you use it right. Are you making any of these LinkedIn miscues?

7 Ways Your Smartphone Is Hurting Your Career

We’re more connected now than ever before — but be careful! Sometimes your smartphone can do your career more harm than good.

6 Things Moms Should Do Before Returning to Work

A mom's work is never done. But when she wants to re-enter the workforce after kids, there are a few key things she should do first.

Your Guide to Getting a Job Right Out of College

Getting a job straight out of college may seem impossible, but if you take some smart steps early, you'll improve your odds of landing a gig.

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.