Career Smarts

  • How To Survive Being Laid Off
    If you find yourself being laid off, here are a few things to keep in mind as you navigate this uncertain time.
  • What’s wrong with sleeping in a bit, letting the day unfold, and slowly making your way out the door to tackle the day’s responsibilities? The good news is many jobs out there could make this Utopian world of late-sleeping a reality.
  • These five tips will help you uncover what your passion is and how you might make a living (and a life) from it.
  • Several specific careers are tailor-made for those who rise with the morning sun full of energy and ready to clock in. Sound like you? If so, keep these options in mind next time you find yourself on the job hunt.
  • Beyond getting your business plan written and finalized, here are ten specific tips for anyone thinking of starting their own business.
  • Research shows that the inability to disconnect from work can have significant repercussions. Here are four tips for leaving your work at work.
  • A hiring manager typically spends 5-7 seconds glancing at a resume.That’s right, seconds. That’s not much time to make a good first impression, which is why you need to make sure you fix any of these issues on your own resume.
  • Between office parties, donut breaks in the mornings, and happy hours on Friday, meeting your weight-loss goals while holding down a full-time job can be difficult. If you’re struggling with sticking to a healthy lifestyle, here’s what you can do to combat the daily temptations at work that impac...
  • Research is lending legitimacy to what we all know in our hearts to be true: we need regular breaks from work to unwind and recharge. Here are five reasons why taking a vacation is actually more of a necessity than a luxury.
  • If you’re on the job hunt, you’re not alone, and you still need to make use of every advantage you can to one-up the rest of the field… including thinking outside the box when it comes to getting your foot in the door.
  • Work is certainly not the only thing people do to make life fulfilling. In fact, it doesn’t even make up a third of the average life span. So why do we assume a hefty salary will solve all of life’s problems and ensure a happily ever after?
  • If you’re having trouble getting out of bed in the morning, try these four tips to streamline the process of becoming a morning person:
  • Whether you’re taking a selfie, writing a tweet, or updating your Facebook status, you should think twice before hitting that share button because it could cost you an important job.
  • It happens. Don't let one bad interview derail your job search.