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How to Land a Job When You’re Overqualified

Many employers are hesitant to hire overqualified candidates, but there are steps you can take to overcome that challenge.

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You Need a New Résumé That Follows These 8 Rules—Here’s Why

Today's job hunters must construct resumes that work for three kinds of readers—including nonhumans.

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Older People Get Internships, Too—and It Can Relaunch a Career

If you have put your career on hold, one of these "midcareer internships" could be a way to erase an employer’s hesitance.

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Here’s Where Commutes Are Bad Enough to Make You Quit Your Job

Where killer commutes are worst…where they’re getting better…where they’re getting worse.

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These Are the Side Jobs that Are Earning Americans $100s Per Month

Here’s how much you could earn with side jobs and how often you'll need to work to earn it.

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How to Disagree with Your Boss Without Getting Fired

How to disagree with your boss? Getting it wrong could ruin your career. But getting it right could boost your career.

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How to Negotiate a Good Starting Salary

Many job applicants settle for less salary than they deserve. How to get more…

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Ask the Right Questions When You Leave a Job

Employers often conduct exit interviews with employees who are leaving. They ask the soon-to-be-former employees their opinions about the workplace,…

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Businesses Have It Wrong on Millennials

It’s easy to blame the millennials and their alleged self-absorbed, attention-depleted, immediate gratification–demanding ways for why it seems these young…

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Job Hunting Over 50?

Conventional wisdom says that it’s hard to find a good job after age 50. Employers are said to consider older…

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Don’t Just Inspire the “Millennials”…Inspire Everyone

It’s all about the millennials—how to hire them…how to keep them…how to motivate them. I read a wonderful article recently…

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Tuesday Talks: Reconnecting with Your Passion In The Midst of The “Daily Grind”

I went for a walk today with one of the more junior people on my staff. It’s a ritual that…

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The Girl Who Wrote The Note

True story: When my daughter arrived at her summer internship at a large financial institution, she discovered that she was…

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Questions to Ask During a Job Interview

Successful job interviews aren’t interrogations, they’re conversations. Asking the right questions of a prospective employer can improve your understanding of…

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Relieve Tooth Pain Fast

When someone is grimacing and holding his or her face in the general mouth area, it usually means tooth pain…