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How to become a legal secretary

Some fields come with perennial job openings, because basic human needs don’t change very much—healthcare and education come to mind. The legal world is like this as well. It’s an industry that will always be necessary. And if you don’t have or want a law degree, don’t worry! That’s ...

How to become a special education teacher

Anyone who takes on the role of teacher is already pretty special—educating students of all ages is not for everyone, and it can be one of the most challenging and rewarding careers out there. And if you’re thinking of becoming a special education teacher, working with students with an even ...

How will climate change affect the trucking industry?

If you go into nursing or teaching, your career probably won’t be affected much by changes to the environment around you. After all, your job is contained within four walls, usually in a stable, temperature-controlled environment. Wild changes in climate or weather are unlikely to do much to ...

How to write a strong office manager cover letter

Are you looking to pursue a new job as an office manager? Perhaps you’re excited about making a career change into this challenging new field, or maybe you’re already an office manager but would like to transition to a new company. Whatever your reasons are for wanting to secure a new ...

A navy seal shares his secrets to developing mental toughness

Are you tough enough? Regardless of your particular career aspirations, there’s no denying the fact that a little mental fortitude can go a long way towards helping you achieve your career goals and find success in all facets of life. It’s true—mental toughness, when handled properly, ...

5 signs you’re stuck in the rat race

We’ve all heard the phrase rat race before—it refers to a seemingly never-ending, pointless, and even self-defeating pursuit, and it’s often used when referring to one’s job or career. Individuals who are stuck in the rat race are unhappily going through the motions in life, trudging ...

How exercise can boost your performance at work

We’re all familiar with the obvious benefits of exercise—regular physical activity can keep us looking and feeling fit and healthy, increase our energy levels and confidence, and help us maintain high levels of self-esteem. Staying active can also help us fight off a wealth of potentially ...

7 jobs that are incredibly underpaid 

We live in a world where not all jobs—or salaries—are created equal. While some jobs are glamorous and come with equally glamorous paychecks, others offer more humble salaries—and some of them just might surprise you. According to a recent article on Glassdoor.com, the average American ...

Why the perfect resume won’t get you the job

We’ve all been there—the seemingly endless hours of toil, the struggle and intense focus, the attention to every detail both large and small, the tweaks and rewrites based on multiple rounds of feedback and criticism from everyone who was ever important to us in our lives…until as close ...

Why you should consider a reverse mentorship

If you’ve been in the workforce for a while, you’re more than likely familiar with the concept of internships and how they benefit both the interns and the companies they work for. For many of us, it’s a tested and time-honored rite of passage: when starting out in our chosen fields, we ...

What Warren Buffet’s eating habits can teach you about your career

Have you ever heard the phrase “you are what you eat”? It may be a well-worn cliché, but it still contains an important point: your diet is a reflection of your behavior, habits, and routine, which all go a long way into how you operate in other facets of your life—including your career ...

Stop seeking out approval and get happier

We’ve all seen people on treadmills—either at the gym or on TV shows or in movies, and it’s always the same thing: someone is devoting a great deal of time and energy trying to race forward, but the truth is they aren’t actually getting anywhere. Did you know that there are “mental ...

What Tony Robbins’s morning routine can teach you

All of us can remember playing “follow the leader” as kids. We would each watch carefully what the “leader” did and didn’t do, and we’d do our best to copy them—with the winner being the one who could match the leader’s gestures and behaviors the longest. Did you know that as ...

How being kind to yourself helps you better your life

There are lots of secrets and strategies floating around for achieving success in life, but there’s one surefire trick that doesn’t get talked about nearly enough—being kind to yourself. Yes, this seemingly simple yet often overlooked notion can go a long way towards ensuring that ...

The impact of 50% of American workers not taking vacation time

Have you heard what happens when you lead a life of “all work and no play?” Beyond becoming dull, a life without a healthy work-life balance can lead to a wide array of negative outcomes—both mental and physical. It’s true, the most effective employees aren’t the ones who work nonstop ...

How to become luckier

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be lucky? Sometimes it seems like certain people are just born to be lucky, and good things just happen to them, while others struggle to find good fortune and avoid bad luck from hanging over them like a rain cloud. But there are ways you can bring good ...

First jobs of millionaires and billionaires

When we think about our futures, who among us doesn’t dream of following in the footsteps of rich and successful people? You might be shocked to discover what some of these amazingly wealthy people did for their first jobs. Let’s take a closer look. A study conducted by the sales ...

Create a great resume in 10 minutes

Do you want to learn how to create a great resume fast? Whether you’re starting from scratch or updating an existing document, creating a great resume does not have to take a lot of time. According to a recent LinkedIn article, it isn’t uncommon for individuals to spend anywhere from ...

Who pays for out of town interviews?

Job hunting today is different from what it used to be—these days, it’s not uncommon to cast a much wider net while searching for the perfect position, exploring available openings beyond your local town or nearby city. While you’re searching for a job, you may encounter a situation where ...

Here’s why your paycheck is disappearing

It’s not a magic trick—your paycheck may seem like it’s vanishing faster than you can earn it, but there are reasons why this seems to happen. It’s a common phenomenon: payday comes around and you start thinking about all of the things you’d like to do with your money when it comes ...