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6 Things You Need to Stop Asking HR For

Your HR person is there to help. Just don't ask for help with any of this stuff.

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.

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.

7 Signs You're Working for an Impossible Boss

Whether your boss is a tyrant or a poor listener, these management types are never fun to deal with. How impossible is your boss?

6 Gadgets Every Work at Home Professional Needs

With the right tools, you get more done in less time — and earn more money. From magic light bulbs to charging pads, these gadgets work.

5 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Next Promotion

It's hard enough getting ahead without you putting up barriers to your own success. Are you undermining your career?

5 Things to Do Before Your First Day at a New Job

You got the job, so why're you so nervous? Quell those first-day-of-work jitters by looking sharp and being prepared for what comes next.

9 Terrible Things Science Says You Do to Your Body Every Day

Our bodies take a beating in ways we don't always realize. Are you guilty of these poor health harbingers?

7 Tips for Better Workplace Body Language

In the office, talk is cheap but good posture is priceless. Here's why getting ahead is all about standing up straight.

6 Signs It's Time to Make Your Side Gig Your Career

Your side business is going gang busters, but are you ready to give up your day job? Here's what to ask before striking out on your own.

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.

11 Ways Business Travel Helps Your Wallet

Business travel gets to be a grind fast, but if you're clever, all those miles on the road can turn into cash in your pocket.

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.

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.

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!

8 Job Offers That Are Too Good to Be True

Anyone who's been in the job market knows the relief a good offer brings, but is there more to the job than meets the eye? Beware of these bad jobs.

6 Ways to Stay Motivated on the Job

It's easy to let the daily grind sap your motivation. Buck up, superstar, and dig deep. You already have everything you need to stay positive.

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.

10 Times at Work You're Just Wasting Effort

Maybe the best way to get more done is to start doing less. Are you spinning your wheels all day at work?