Career Development

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

Employment

My Sick Co-Worker Refuses to Stay Home. Can I?

Because this year's flu is serious.<p>The 2018 flu season is shaping up to be a doozy, with experts predicting one of the worst outbreaks the U.S. has …

Careers

Dream Job Alert: Get Paid to Eat Chicken Nuggets

Your title: 'Chicken Nugget Connoisseur.'<p>Love chicken nuggets? This gig’s for you.<p>B&M, a discount retailer in England, is looking for one serious …

World News

What Your Nightly Routine Should Look Like, According to Science

Scientists say this is the right way to end your day.<p>Wondering when to stop drinking coffee and using screens to avoid messing with your sleep? How …

Self-improvement

LeVar Burton Hates Asking People For Money

'That's the worst.'<p>For those of us who grew up watching <i>Reading Rainbow</i>, Levar Burton’s new podcast <i>LeVar Burton Reads</i> is intoxicatingly nostalgic. …

Freebies

Jeff Bezos Has Already Made About $10 Billion in 2018

Nice work for 12 days.<p>Jeff Bezos, already the world’s richest man, has gotten even wealthier recently—adding an eye-popping $10 billion to his net …

Business

6 Non-Coding Digital Skills To Boost Your Resume

Do you fear the thought of writing a line of code, but are dying to get a foot into the ever-growing tech industry? Fear not.<p>There are many technical …

Careers

How to Evaluate Retirement Plans When Considering Job Offers

For job hunters lucky enough to have more than one employment option to choose from, it’s important to look beyond salary and evaluate the other …

Retirement

The Latest Change in Facebook's Feed Just Cost Mark Zuckerberg $2.9 Billion

Shares tumbled nearly 4% after the change was announced<p>Mark Zuckerberg’s latest Facebook post is proving expensive.<p>The co-founder of the world’s …

Facebook

11 Horrible Body Language Mistakes That Are Hard to Quit (But You'll Be Glad You Did)

You may not realize how often you do some of these.<p>It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.<p>It’s a cliché, but it’s true. Body language is a …

Body Language

10 Things You Probably Don't Know About Oprah and Her Money

Money was never her priority.<p>We’re 11 days into 2018 and Oprah Winfrey is already winning the year.<p>At the 75th Golden Globe Awards, Oprah became the …

Careers

How Does Severance and Vacation Pay Affect Unemployment?

When you are laid off from a job and receive severance pay, it can impact your unemployment benefits. Severance is typically a lump-sum or regular …

Careers

There's a Big Reason Walmart Just Raised Its Minimum Wage to $11. It Has Nothing to Do With Tax Cuts

Hint: It's partly Target's fault.<p>On Thursday, Walmart raised its minimum wage to $11 an hour from $9, citing the trillion-dollar tax cut signed late …

Freebies

12 Free (or Low-Cost) Ways to Invest in Your Career

Do you assume investing in your career means going back to college to get an additional degree or complete one you left unfinished? While that is <i>one</i> …

Careers

5 Habits From Billionaire Jeff Bezos That Can Help Anyone Advance Their Career

Tips from one of the world's richest men.<p>The year Jeff Bezos founded Amazon, Barnes and Noble was the nation’s dominant bookseller, opening new …

Careers

Dentists No Longer Have the Best Job in America — Here’s the New Winner

Sorry, dentists<p>In recent years, the job of a dentist was considered to be the best in America, according to U.S. News and World Report’s annual …

Careers

All the Odd Jobs Tonya Harding Has Had Since the 1994 Olympics

Tonya Harding is back in the limelight nearly 25 years after the 1994 Olympics. Here's how she's managed to pay the bills after the scandal.<p>Tonya …

Careers

The 20 Highest-Paying Job Skills for Freelancers Right Now

They command a minimum of $100 an hour.<p>Freelancing is more lucrative than ever, with some gig workers raking in more than $100 an hour, new data …

Success

10 Simple Ways to Learn to Love Your Job

Perhaps your job felt like love at first sight but slowly turned into a struggle, or maybe you accepted it because you needed work but knew the …

Careers

4 Secrets to Nailing Your First Month at a New Job

Step 1: Begin before you begin.<p>You’ve read about the perils of graduating in a recession. We can’t do much to avoid that fate. But whenever we begin …

Careers

Oprah’s Night at the Golden Globes Shined a Light on Her Epic Career. Here’s What We Know About Her Money

Next up: Running for President?<p>Oprah Winfrey did more than make history Sunday when she became the first black woman to receive the Cecil B. DeMille …

Freebies

Here Is How You Can Use Empathy to Improve Your Workplace

When you stop and think, “How am I feeling right after I got a new, huge assignment?” and the answer is, “excited and overwhelmed,” then you can …

Careers

Shonda Rhimes on Move From ABC to Netflix: ‘It’s Not as if We’re Going Anywhere’

Shonda Rhimes addressed concerns about the future of her ABC shows in light of her deal with Netflix during the Television Critics Association winter …

TV

Thousands Of New Year Job Openings In The West Chester Area

Looking for a new job heading into the new year? We've got you covered.<p>Looking for a new job heading into the new year? We've got you …

Careers

China's Richest Woman Made $2 Billion in Just Four Days

36-year-old Yang Huiyan is China’s richest woman and the nation’s youngest billionaire. She's worth $25.6 billion as of Jan. 5.<p>(Bloomberg) A share …

Careers

The Definition of a Kill Fee and How It Protects You

Freelancing can be a little like walking a tightrope. Sales of your work are not guaranteed and your fortunes may ebb and flow due to things beyond …

Careers

'Moneyball' Author Michael Lewis: How I Knew When to Quit a Fancy Wall Street Job to Follow My Dream

The 'Moneyball' and 'Big Short' author shares his story.<p>I tell my seven-year-old all the time: “Allow yourself to be lucky.” When I was his age, I …

Careers

The One Trick to Starting a Side Hustle No One Ever Tells You

And it's easy.<p>If you’re starting a side gig—or dreaming of starting one—finding time to get it off the ground can be tricky. But look at this email …

Business

Advice for women over 50 who want to change careers

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>If you’re a woman over 50 who, for decades, played by the career book rules, dutifully …

Psychology

The Best Warehouse Jobs

Whether you shop online or at brick and mortar stores, the merchandise you buy has spent time in a warehouse. Workers there get the goods from those …

Careers