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Want to be Happy at Work? Be Your Own Boss

The secret to a happy and fulfilling career is as simple as being your own boss, according to research from the Universities of Sheffield and Exeter.

Publish date: 04/17/2018

You Thought the Interview Went Well, But You Hear Nothing. What to Do?

Sometimes, days turn into weeks, the phone still doesn’t ring, and your inbox remains stagnant. You may begin to rack your brain about what you could have done differently or if they hired someone else. But there’s a lot you can do no matter what happens and it’ll all be part of the learning process.

Publish date: 04/17/2018

Daily Motivation on Your Phone

A lot of push alerts that come across our phones are things we could do without. Bad news, questions, pressing emails. But what if among all the noise, some encouragement came through?

Publish date: 04/11/2018

Girl Scouts, LinkedIn Partner on Alumni Network

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and LinkedIn recently launched a partnership called the Girl Scout Network, a section on the popular employment site for scouts new and old to gather and enhance career development.

Publish date: 04/10/2018

Remote Work Makes For Happier Couples

According to recent research, married people that work from home are reportedly happier than they were working in an office-setting, and it is all in how the household chores are divvied up, according to researchers.

Publish date: 04/09/2018

Warning Signs of a Layoff: Part 2

Warning Signs of a Layoff: Part 2

Publish date: 04/09/2018

These Five Job Titles are Growing Fast

Recently, LinkedIn released a list of the top five fastest-growing job titles based on posts on the site and member data. These jobs are some of the fastest growing in the United States and with plenty of room to grow.

Publish date: 04/05/2018

Warning Signs of a Layoff

While it isn’t often that we can accurately predict when something is about to happen, it never hurts to be prepared. This goes for anything from car trouble to a job loss. Luckily, for both car trouble and potential layoffs, there are warning signs and being prepared for either scenario can make all of the difference in the world.

Publish date: 04/03/2018

Occupational Success Determined By What Kind of Student You Were, Study

According to the research, a person’s occupational success was determined more by the type of student they were in high school—reliable, interested with decent reading and writing skills—and less by other factors such as IQ or parental socioeconomic status.

Publish date: 04/03/2018

Mentoring 101: What’s In It for Me?

What does workplace mentoring look like? Does mentoring make a difference for recipients – and their mentors and their organizations? This article and two that will follow over the next few weeks will talk about these questions and several others that are central to the mentoring experience, such as finding a mentor and getting the most from the experience.

Publish date: 03/29/2018