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Top 4 Tips for Multitasking at the Office

How to make the most of your hours at work

Hey, maybe there’s not enough time in the day. Here’s how to make the most…

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Seldom in life does anyone rise to the top without paying their dues first. No matter what level you’re at in your career, your job will probably include some form of menial tasks. “Chances are many of the tasks that make you mutter, ‘Why do I have to do this?’ won’t go away with your first (or second, or third) promotion,” Winters says. “Suck it up and realize that everything is a learning opportunity. Then, look forward to the parts of your job that you enjoy.”

From the Mouths of Mentors: Top 4 Mistakes Recent Grads Make on the Job

Avoid these common mishaps to find continued career success

Professionals and career experts weigh in on factors that can contribute to a recent grad’s…

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Cool Jobs: Ross Burton Teaches the Value of Polished Beauty Around the World

Celebrity makeup artist offers his valuable experience to the everyday woman

Makeup artist Ross Burton has taken his experience working with heavyweights from Oprah Winfrey to…

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Leadership: 5 Steps to Upgrading Your WOW

Innovation and expansion is key in remaining on top of your career game

Here’s how to upgrade your “WOW” or Way Of Working, to ensure you continue to…

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5 Toxic Beliefs That Ruin Careers

You could be shortchanging your success with these mental hangups

Oftentimes, people who hold these beliefs shortchange their own success. Find out whether you embody…

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Leadership: 6 Steps to Putting Your Vision Into Action

Take a cue from an entrepreneur who implemented a 90-day challenge to jumpstart success

In 90 days, you can be on the path to reaching your career and life…

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6 Habits of Stand-Out Employees

With these actions, you'll ensure your presence is memorable

Here are actions that every memorable employee takes to stand out among the pack.

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4 Funding Resources for Professional Artists

How to finance your professional passion for your next masterpiece

Here are top resources to ensure you won’t be a starving artist as you follow…

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6 Reasons You Should Stay on Your Career Path

Don't let a workplace rut cause you to do a total 360

Don’t let a workplace rut get you down. It may not be your industry that’s…

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For many recent grads, the next step is finding the perfect job in the perfect location to ensure the perfect post-grad life. To help you get at least close to that, employment Website CareerBliss.com analyzed data based on reviews from college grads to find the happiess place to be after all the classes, parties and papers are done. Factors such as work-life balance, cost of living, and growth opportunities were taken into consideration to come up with 10 locations where young professionals can potentially find their bliss. Take a look at cities that made the cut and their "Bliss Scores" (on a scale of 1 to 5).

10 Best Cities for Young Professionals to Find Bliss

A snapshot of best places to live and work

The best cities for recent grads looking are not necessarily the big ones. Take a…

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‘Queen of Street Lit’ Wahida Clark Continues Her Publishing Reign

Entrepreneur talks Cash Money Content deal, second chances, family balance

Street lit veteran Wahida Clark continues brand expansion with more authors and lucrative Cash Money…

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7 Steps to Getting a Promotion

Make strategic power moves in the right direction

Use this seven-step strategy to position yourself for a power move in the right direction.

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Cool Jobs: Dell VP Uses Skills Learned in Military to Achieve Corporate Success

West Point grad finds fulfillment using vital leadership qualities in the C-suite

Mel Parker, vice president and general manager at Dell, took time management and leadership skills…

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The Best — and Worst — Body Language Cues in the Office

Be sure to be conscious of the unspoken message your sending in the workplace

A story can be told using no words, whether it’s through a weak handshake or…

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Kevin Liles Offers Valuable Assessment for Today’s Professionals

Tool provides vital insight on career strengths, weaknesses, purpose

Music executive-turned-entrepreneur urges youth to find best career that suits their talents and purpose.

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Mark of a Leader: 5 Steps to Keeping Your Cool While Under Pressure

Music manager and entrepreneur Yandy Smith details tried-and-true tactics

Music manager and entrepreneur Yandy Smith details tried-and-true tactics that helped in her rise to…

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Dangerous Deferment: Are You Running From Your Goals?

Top ways to avoid regret and make your career dreams reality

These are top ways to overcome fear and get rid of procrastination in pursuing career…

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Cool Jobs: Television Executive Cultivates Diversity for the Screen

Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i enjoys ensuring inclusion and fairness in entertainment

Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, a CBS diversity executive, enjoys ensuring inclusion and fairness in entertainment.

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Mr(s) Disgruntled: They’re Ruining Their Professional Brands — and Your Company

How you can avoid the effects of disgruntled employees

Corporate management consultant Kathleen Brush talks angry employees and how managers can benefit from providing…

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12 Traits of a Successful Employee at a Startup

What to consider when working for a newbie company

If you’re an employee at a company that’s new to the game, here are a…

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