3 Ways the Save Your Social Life by Listening

We all like to talk about ourselves, but we rarely actually listen to others. Most of us probably believe we’re expert communicators, but you can’t be an expert communicator if you’re a poor listener or simply don’t care about the opinions of others.

I usually keep to myself, but I start rambling once I’m in a social setting. I don’t know whether it’s nervousness or excitement (probably both), but I just start talking without realizing that I took over the conversation ...

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The Top 10 Online Classes to Quickly Figure Out Your Career Path

You may be in the workforce, or maybe you’re beginning your journey breaking into the perfect career. It’s difficult to determine the job you want when you don’t often know what each job entails.

Figuring out the career path you want to follow is daunting, but there are online tools that make this process easier than ever.

Here’s a list of 10 online courses to dip your toes into new fields.

1. Product Design

Product design course – Alison

Product designers ...

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Is Working Abroad Really Right for You? Read Our Guide and Find Out

There was a time when I wanted to move away from my quaint Texas home. In fact, I wanted to go to college in Alaska or Canada. I wasn’t trying to get away from my family- I just wanted to see something different. After all, living in the same state for most of your life can get dull.

The funny thing is, I never made that move and I attended a university in Texas. I filled out my out-of-state college applications ...

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3 Jobs for the Career-Changer (And You Can Keep Your Money)

The further you are down a career path, the harder it is to change. People rarely made career changes decades ago, but it’s become commonplace now. Most people nowadays change their career at least once somewhere down the line, and it’s often a necessity to keep up with market trends and staying relevant. If you’re looking for a new view but don’t want to sacrifice too much pay or spend the next decade in school, then check out these jobs.

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Find Out the Hidden Company Culture

People often underestimate the value of company culture and don’t consider it carefully enough before they accept the job offer. If you want to be satisfied with your job, you need to look beyond the salary offered and look at the workplace environment, employer nature and attitude, and the overall company culture. Make sure the company culture is the best fit for you before you sign on the dotted line of your employment contract. Here’s what you should consider:

What Matters ...

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How to Manage Your Crazy Life With Your Crazy Job

Work-life balance has always been a concern for job seekers, and it’s still a big concern today. Most professionals sacrifice their free time, weekends, and social life in order to get ahead in their career and survive in a highly competitive world. Surveys indicate that as much as 94% of the working professionals questioned, work for more than 50 hours a week. More than 50% said they worked more than 65 hours a week.

This can be harmful to a person’s ...

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The Right Way to Evaluate Your Job Offer

You get a job offer after searching for several months, sitting through stressful interviews, and dealing with job-search anxiety. It’s only natural for you to be excited about finally getting an offer and feeling a sense of accomplishment. Many people accept the offer blindly, without considering if the offer is right for them or suitable for their skills and qualifications.

You need to evaluate the job offer carefully before you accept and sign the dotted line. Here are some tips that ...

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5 Signs You Need Your Own Business

Are you sitting in your cubicle and wondering why all the sheep are working for this corporation? Are you wondering why you’re in the flock with them?

Another day, another spreadsheet to fill out. Meanwhile, you have no idea how your job even contributes to anything.

You go home and start painting, cooking, or performing whatever your hobby is. You start to think that this is what you’re meant to do. So then you Google how to start a business and all ...

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Top Quizzes to Determine Your Dream Job

I think we’d all be lying if we said we’ve never had doubts about our career path or the company we work for; it’s human nature to be curious and venture into foreign areas. It doesn’t matter if you’re in high school and applying for college, a college student figuring out your major, or a veteran professional who’s been in the same industry for a decade, because we have the same questions: what do I want? Am I happy? This ...

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Bad Boss Stories That’ll Make You Laugh or Cringe

Life pretty much guarantees that you’ll get a bad boss at one point or another. Sometimes I think that there are as many bad bosses as there are ants in the world; however, at least you can recognize the good bosses after experiencing the rotten ones that make you want to look into entrepreneurship.

The Boss What Set Me Up

“I once had a boss who knew that I needed to go to physical therapy sessions due to an accident. He told ...

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