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The fight continues for LGBT equality

June is National LGBT Pride Month. This year, I joined several thousand demonstrators from across the U.S. to participate in the annual Equality March in Washington, D.C. It was an amazing show of solidarity to support equality for our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. ...




How to Ask for Your Job Back and Get Rehired

What can you do when you've quit your job, started a new position, and then discover that the new job isn't what you expected? What are your options when you're regretting leaving your old job, and you really want it back?Because you don't know what can happen when you start a new job, it makes good sense to leave a job on the best terms you can. ...




Want to Excel at Work? Take a Vacation

The science is clear: Taking a break is a key part of getting ahead at work. Just as top athletes need to schedule recovery breaks in their training, employees need time to mentally recharge in order to stay sharp and engaged on the job.In an article published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, Sabine Sonnentag of the University of Mannheim comprehensively reviewed the current research on recovering from work. ...




Addicted To Ambition: 3 Ways Millennials Can Manage Their Stress

If you’re like me, accolades make you want more accolades. Though responsible for great success and progress, ambition can also cause feelings of worthlessness, mania and anxiety. Neuroscience now explains why, and offers insight on alleviating its adverse effects. ...




5 Ways To Celebrate LGBTQ Pride At Work

June is Pride Month, and you know what that means: weeks of rainbow-drenched parades, festivals, and parties. So many parties. But how do you celebrate LGBTQ pride at work? Although we're fortunate to live in a time when some people can openly celebrate their sexuality, that's certainly not true of every workplace. ...




Why you should ask the interviewer for feedback after a job rejection

 My response to job rejections has always been much the same.I replay the interview in my head until eventually I've figured out why the company rejected me: I wore an ugly outfit. I talked too much. I'm a generally terrible person and no company would ever want me as an employee. ...




4 People You Should Turn to When You Need Career Advice

After nearly a decade at Capital One (cof, -0.11%), I received a job offer that was impossible to ignore: a position at one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in the world. But it would require leaving an organization and a team I loved and moving my family of five cross-country—not an easy decision. ...




The digital nomad life: combining work and travel

On a recent afternoon in Medellín, Colombia, a group of 22 out-of-towners gathered to brainstorm and then met up with locals.They weren't on vacation. Nor had they met by coincidence. They were participants in a program run by Unsettled, a new start-up that organizes 30-day co-working experiences around the world for creative people, entrepreneurs and other professionals seeking to combine work, travel and redefining themselves. ...




Follow these tips and your career will be headed for the stars

NEW YORK — With the end of the semester drawing near, summer internship hunting may be Syracuse University students’ number one priority. In preparation, here are some tips from Cheryl Franklin and Marisa Ramel, director and program adviser of the Newhouse in New York City semester, respectively. ...




How Switching Careers Paid Off for This COO

For me, having confidence means making bold, sometimes tough decisions and refraining from second-guessing. Doubt and a tendency to overthink are borne from insecurity and can be detrimental to progress.
 
I call this doubt “analysis paralysis”—the act of overanalyzing a decision to the point where it hinders any sort of progress. ...