Careers 2015

12 Stories • Available July 2015
Family Business

Family Business

The night before is the worst. You're nervous. You're the outsider, the new kid. You want to do a good job but have no clue how. You need to be on your best behavior. No wiggle room. They need

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Dress For Success

Dress For Success

Dressing for a job interview can be stressful. Suit and tie? Or slacks and a dress shirt? A dress and heels? Or trousers, a blouse and a fitted blazer with wedges? "Your personal presentation

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Living At The Office

Living At The Office

Most people envision stay-at-home workers to be comfortably dressed in yoga pants and T-shirts, waking at 10 a.m. and logging off to get a manicure whenever they want. And they're right. Stay-at-

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The Machines Are Taking Over

The Machines Are Taking Over

Remember back when you actually used a pen and paper to fill out a job application? Or when it was suggested that job seekers actually submit their applications to employers in-person? However, w

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Happy Work, Happy Life

Happy Work, Happy Life

If happiness is, in fact, a choice, then choosing a career is one of the most meaningful choices of your life -- right up there with choosing a life partner, whether or not to have children, and

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Nurture The Nest Egg

Nurture The Nest Egg

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, fewer than half of Americans have calculated how much money they will need to retire. Moreover, the average American spends more than 20 years in retire

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How Much Are You Worth?

How Much Are You Worth?

Everybody wants more money, but no one wants to ask. It's awkward, it makes you vulnerable, and what do you do if your boss says no? While there may never be an easy way to ask for more money, it'

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Career Do-over

Career Do-over

Life didn't go as planned, and suddenly you find yourself needing or wanting to start over again. There can be many reasons to change careers and individual focus. Now is the time to reassess you

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The Peace Corps

The Peace Corps

For as long as I can remember, people were always asking what I wanted to be when I grew up. I still get that question at 27. "What is your five-year plan?" "Where do you see yourself in 10 years

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Motivation And Mrs. Rumblefinger

Motivation And Mrs. Rumblefinger

You know my motto: Quit when you're ahead. I also happen to believe that you should quit when you're behind. In fact, I think the best policy is to quit before you even start. This is a terrifi

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No Way To Honor A Vet

No Way To Honor A Vet

Q: I served two combat tours in Iraq as a U.S. Marine over a two-year period, and I continue to serve as a reservist. I knew firsthand how hard it was to find work once rejoining civilian life, ev

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Words, Words, Words

Words, Words, Words

If you're sick of the rat race, get more art into your life -- ASAP. Art offsets the materialism that threatens to swamp us all. It helps preserve a place in your heart, and in your life, where be

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