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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?

10 Times You Should Speak Up at Work

It's great to be a team player, but you have to know when going along to get along is harmful to the company — and to your career.

6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Online Reputation

Go ahead, Google yourself. Whether you like the results or don't, you have to take steps to protect your online rep.

Fired? Here's How to Keep It From Hurting Your Career

Getting fired is devastating — but you really can bounce back. Polish up your image, keep your chin up, and land your next job fast.

Working on the Road: A Book Review for Professional Nomads

Wise Bread's Nora Dunn shares advice about working while traveling in her new book, "Working on the Road." Find out if the lifestyle is for you, too.

4 Low-Cost Alternatives to a 4-Year Degree

College is not cheap, but don't be dismayed. You can still find success without a four-year degree.

5 Ways a Side Hustle Can Further Your Career

A side hustle is great for extra income. Be sure to grab the other extras it brings, too, like new skills and opportunities for your "real" career.

7 Ways to Actually Take All Your Vacation Days This Year

Time off is good for employees and employers, but too many of us skip them. Get proactive about your days off and stop giving your time to the man!

The 9 Types of Horrible Bosses – And How to Manage Them

Unless you work for yourself, you answer to a boss — who may be doing more harm to your career than good. Beware these nine toxic bosses!

10 Ways to Act Like a Leader -- And Get Ahead at Work

Office teamwork boosts morale and creates an overall happier environment. Step up and be the team player every workplace needs!

6 Times a Higher Salary Isn't Worth It

They're offering more money and another rung up the ladder — Hooray! Before you take the job, be sure the extra money is actually worth it.

The 5 Worst Career Mistakes — and How to Avoid Them

Rising up the corporate ladder is harder than ever — more so if you stumble on a rung or two. Are you making any of these career mistakes?

10 Resume Mistakes That Will Hurt Your Job Search

Finding a job is hard even in the best of circumstances, but you're sabotaging your search if you're making these basic resume errors.

5 Career Tactics That Are Actually Holding You Back

We all want to impress the boss and get ahead (or at least get a raise). Make sure your efforts at advancement aren't actually pushing you back.

7 Ways to Improve Your Work Reputation

In the office, talk is cheap. The walk is what counts. If you want to burnish your work rep, you've got to act the part — consistently.

Brian Williams' $5 Million Fib: 4 Little Lies that Can Cost You Your Job

The NBC anchor's lie cost him his job, but before you judge too harshly, ask yourself; Are YOU guilty of any of these fibs that might cost you yours?

What You Should Do If You're Stumped During an Interview

Your resume worked and you landed an interview! Don't blow it now with a bad answer to a tough question.