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This Week in Career Advice: On Being Groomed for a Job You Don’t Want

This Week in Career Advice: On Being Groomed for a Job You Don’t Want

What should you do if you’re being groomed for a role you don’t want? Work It Daily career expert J.T. O’Donnell believes you aren’t necessarily stuck. While you may decide to leave the role altogether — and it may come to that, your other option could be to determine why you’re unhappy, which role you […]

November 3, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: What Makes a Good Leader Great?

This Week in Career Advice: What Makes a Good Leader Great?

Simon Sinek, the bestselling author of Start With Why, believes that leadership is a skill,  “a learnable, practicable skill.” So if leadership is something anyone can learn, what’s the difference between a good and great leader? Sinek argues that a good leader is someone who’s learning and practicing the skills of leadership, while a great […]

October 27, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Resumes — When to Update, and When to Start Over!

This Week in Career Advice: Resumes — When to Update, and When to Start Over!

As your professional career advances, so do the number of professional accomplishments. Over time, this can translate to many different job titles, and ultimately, a decision between continuing to update your resume as it currently stands and starting over again. Which option should you choose? 

October 20, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Joanna Coles’ Success

This Week in Career Advice: Joanna Coles’ Success

Joanna Coles, the first person to hold the position of Chief Content Officer for Hearst Magazines, recently sat down with Moira Forbes to discuss some key learnings from her decades-long career in publishing. In the interview below, Coles discusses her key to success, her early career in publishing, her advice to young women, and more.

October 13, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How to Repair Your Bad Work Reputation

This Week in Career Advice: How to Repair Your Bad Work Reputation

If you’ve recently suffered from a bad performance review, take the advice of a former corporate psychologist and know that not all is lost.

October 6, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How to Handle Exit Interviews

This Week in Career Advice: How to Handle Exit Interviews

Learn how to handle your next exit interview with class and integrity while leaving with the best possible impression, with these tips from Glassdoor.

September 29, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How To Recharge Without Taking Vacation

This Week in Career Advice: How To Recharge Without Taking Vacation

You’re short on vacation, but long on desire to change things up. How can you recharge without booking time off? The Muse’s Kat Boogaard offers three tips:

September 22, 2017 | By More
This Week In Career Advice: Are You Promotable?

This Week In Career Advice: Are You Promotable?

In a recent Forbes Career post, a reader asks Liz Ryan for advice on whether he should apply for an internal position despite his few limitations. In response, Liz outlined certain traits that make a candidate promotable. Among them, she lists: Knowing your current job inside-out – you should be an expert at your own […]

September 15, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How Much Do Actuaries Earn?

This Week in Career Advice: How Much Do Actuaries Earn?

This week, we’re reviewing the standard actuary salary in 2017.   Know What You’re Worth: National Average According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary (ie the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned either above or below) for claims adjusters was $100,610 in May 2016. The lowest 10 […]

September 8, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How Much Do Insurance Underwriters Make?

This Week in Career Advice: How Much Do Insurance Underwriters Make?

This week, we’re reviewing what the standard insurance underwriter earns in 2017.

August 31, 2017 | By More