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Women: Here's How to Ask for More Money

The gender pay gap still exists – here's what to do to help close it.
With Equal Pay Day happening last week, let's take a look at some of the latest findings on the gender pay gap. This 2018 research reveals why it's so important for women to take a strategic approach to negotiating their salary. ...




The One Coworker Every Employee Needs

Behind nearly every person who’s achieved success in their field, you’ll find a mentor who helped them get there. For outpatient coder and auditor Sundae Yomes, that person is Claudia Kernaghan. Yomes said her career in the health industry would have stalled without her more experienced colleague’s help. ...




Reclaiming My Time: The Work Resolution for 2018

Don't let emails, chatty co-workers and social media distract you from important 'deep work.'

Last summer, a rallying cry went out from the nation's capital. Tired of the stalling tactics employed during a congressional hearing, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif. ...




9 Creative, Feminist Podcasts to Inspire You

There’s a lot of pressure on creative professionals—regardless of what point you’re at in your career—to be constantly producing the next eye-popping design, cutting edge UX experience, or killer site design. But sometimes the creative well is just . . . ...




How I Finally Quit My Job At The Gap To Freelance Full-Time

It’s June 1999, and I’m living in Toronto. A guy I know from art school comes into the store today, and he’s surprised to see me. “I thought you’d be doing something else?” he asks. I laugh nervously.
 

At graduation, weeks before, I’d won a big scholarship, the one that’s given to just a single student in each department. ...




3 Tips for a Perfect Skype Job Interview

I recently had two back-to-back Skype interviews with candidates.
 
Although I determined both candidates were qualified for the position I was recruiting for, one Skype session was much more successful than the other. It got me thinking about what contributed to the better interview since the candidates were similar. ...




Expert Advice: 8 Tips for Acing a Phone Interview

You’ve written a thoughtful resume and a standout cover letter that caught the eye of a potential employer, and you’ve made it past the first round in the hiring process. Although this is cause for some celebration, make sure to contain your excitement. ...




Every 401(k) Question You Were Afraid To Ask, Answered

Understanding your 401(k) shouldn’t be impossible. With help from a certified financial planner, we’re showing you how to keep up with your daily Starbucks order and save for future retirement.
 


You probably heard the financial term 401(k) thrown around during employee orientation, but had little to no idea what it actually stood for. ...




From the bottom to the top: 3 key lessons WWE’s CBO Stephanie McMahon learned on her way to the C-Suite

McMahon currently holds the position of WWE's chief brand officer, responsible for supporting growth initiatives within the entertainment firm, in addition to being a spokesperson for various areas.
Stephanie's father and current WWE CEO, Vince McMahon has a frequent expression he likes to use that inspires her: "Treat every day like it's your first day on the job. ...




What To Do If You're Harassed At Work — And HR Isn't Helping

All your options, whether you're discriminated against for your sex, race, religion, age, or disability.
Human resources is usually the first place people go when they're harassed or discriminated against at work, but HR reps work for the company, not the employees, and don't always have your best interests at heart. ...