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5 Reasons Why You Should Take Your 5-Year Plan—and Throw it Away

5 Reasons Why You Should Take Your 5-Year Plan—and Throw it Away We’ve all heard about the importance of career planning and goal setting, but what if it’s actually keeping you from growing? Planning is imperative to succeeding at work, in life, and with your health. But when does planning become restrictive to improvement? If… Read More 5 Reasons Why You Should Take Your 5-Year Plan—and Throw it Away

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6 Steps to Creating a Career Manifesto That’ll Propel You Toward Success

When we’re kids, we’re often asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” But now that you’re all grown, when’s the last time you asked yourself that question? And now’s the time when the answer is more important than ever—and that answer is your “career manifesto.” Taking the time to write a… Read More 6 Steps to Creating a Career Manifesto That’ll Propel You Toward Success

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4 “Compliments” Interviewers Give—and What They Really Mean

4 “Compliments” Interviewers Give—and What They Really Mean You had an interview this morning and you distinctly remember the hiring manager paying you a compliment. At least, you think it was something positive—right? Well, there are a few comments that sound promising—until you translate them from hiring the manager to the normal person. Turns out… Read More 4 “Compliments” Interviewers Give—and What They Really Mean

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4 Times Self-Doubt Can Actually Be Good for Your Career

4 Times Self-Doubt Can Actually Be Good for Your Career Here’s a fact about self-doubt: Everyone has it. Even some of the most famous people have suffered from self-doubt. Lady Gaga revealed in her documentary that she “sometimes feels like a loser kid in high school.” Arianna Huffington calls the negative self-talk in her head her obnoxious roommate. And… Read More 4 Times Self-Doubt Can Actually Be Good for Your Career

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5 Better Ways to Describe Your Entry-Level Position on Your Resume

5 Better Ways to Describe Your Entry-Level Position on Your Resume Describing an entry-level position on your resume is tricky. After all, there’s a good chance your main responsibilities aren’t super important to your company’s overall success. And they, therefore, don’t sound all that impressive to a stranger. While you might be tempted to make them sound… Read More 5 Better Ways to Describe Your Entry-Level Position on Your Resume