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How to Turn a Job Interview Into a Job Offer

How do you turn a job interview into a job offer? It’s not all about your qualifications or experience. You may have gone to Harvard, then Yale, then spent five years volunteering at your local animal shelter, but if you don’t present…

Is It a Genuine Job or Just a Scam? Follow This Flowchart to Find Out:

As you’re scouring Indeed for a new gig, you come across what seems like a perfect role. It’s a work-from-home opportunity, and you’re free to set your own schedule. For just 20 hours a week, the ad says, you can make $8000 a month! It…

Job Search Breaking Your Spirit? Cut Yourself Some Slack

When it comes to job hunting, you should probably know it’s not the searching that’s hard. Sure, searching takes time and effort, but the search itself is not why you’re in a bad mood. The search itself is not the reason you’re doubting…

Speed Networking: 20+ Questions (and Advice) to Help You Stand Out

I’ve both attended and emceed speed networking events, which offer a fun and exciting way to meet a large number of people in a short amount of time. These events can take any number of formats, from round robin to group migration to mixer-seater.…

9 Effective Side Hustles to Double Your Income

It doesn’t matter if you’re a doctor, a bartender, or a school teacher. Everyone could use some extra money. It’s no surprise, then, that people everywhere are taking on side hustles to supplement their incomes. But what side hustles…

No Matter What Benefits Your Employer Offers, You Can Start Planning for Retirement Today

When it comes to planning for retirement, every financial adviser will tell you the same thing: Start early. But what if it’s too late to “start early”? What if you’re already approaching retirement age and haven’t given it much…

Christy Wright’s Best Tips for Launching a YouEconomy Business

Article by Cecilia Meis The farm was beautiful: A moderate house and 11-stall barn built on 40 acres outside of Nashville. It reminded Christy Wright of her dad, and of Bo, the wobbly legged foal she watched take its first steps nearly two…

5 Common Workplace Mishaps and How to Recover

Most employees try their best and really do want to be successful in the workplace. Unfortunately, things don’t always go according to plan. What if you make a mistake? What should you do? How should you react? The important thing to remember…

5 Questions to Help You Reevaluate Your Career Plan

Career planning is the difference between taking control of your journey and letting it simply happen to you. Of course, no matter how much your prepare, things don’t always go as planned. Careers are no different, which is why you should…

13 Tried-and-True Creative Tactics Candidates Have Used to Stand Out in Interviews

1. They Started With Trust Good candidates tend to focus on the results and how they got them. They will go the extra mile to share examples of what they can achieve so they can build trust with you. It starts with trust. It’s also about…

33 Is the Magic Number for Women in Business

A recent study from Missy Empire has revealed age 33 to be the age, on average, at which the most successful women in business launch their first companies. The stories of these women show how the time you spend building your experience…

When It Comes to Your Resume, Size Doesn’t Matter — Or Does It?

“How long?” Of all the questions I get about resumes, that is the one I get most often. HR managers, school career counselors, and even professional resume writers can’t seem to agree on the appropriate length for a resume today. The…