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Diversity defines the millennial generation

Racial diversity will be the most defining and impactful characteristic of the millennial generation. Newly released 2015 Census data points to millennials’ role in transitioning America to the “majority minority” nation it is becoming. ...




The Degree Isn't Everything: Tips From MBAs On Getting Ahead

After getting a diploma, MBAs might think they have it all figured out. However, the best education is only one building block of future career success. No matter how well you did in b-school, it’s important not to get complacent. It’s easy to over-value your education credentials, especially with GMAC surveys reporting that 99 percent of employers end up satisfied with their MBA hires. ...




How trash talking at work could wreck your career

Watch what you say about your coworkers because you never know who might be listening.Presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway was supposedly overheard making fun of fellow White House staffers at a D.C. party last Thursday. A spy began posting the gossip items on a @KellyanneLeaks Twitter account over the weekend. ...




The Best Things To Do When You're Between Jobs, According To Experts

Isn't it the worst when you're between jobs?! One minute, you're working too much, and the next, you're almost missing those long hours at the office. But what are the best things to do when you're between jobs, job-wise, money-wise, and overall life-wise? After all, even though you probably should be job-hunting and tweaking your resume and writing cover letter after cover letter, that doesn't mean you are day in and day out. ...




Here’s Exactly How To Procrastinate On Really Hard Projects

Go ahead, take a break to reward yourself before finishing that task, not just after.
 
 
You finally hit “send” on that report you spent all week writing, and you feel great. It was a long slog, but now you can finally pour yourself a well-deserved glass of wine and kick back–or just take a long, guiltless nap. ...




The Only 4 Speaking Tips You Need When You’re The Youngest One In The Room

Sure, you’re out of your depth, but you can still make a great impact.I was 30 years old and had only been a speaking coach for a year when my mentor set me up with a few meetings with senior execs in New York. At one of them, a public relations VP pulled me aside to say, “Our CEO is going on TV later today. ...




Eating at your desk? Your cubemates may be seething

It would happen like clockwork. At 8:10 every morning, a former coworker would arrive and unpeel a sandwich he had picked up at a local food truck.A fried egg sandwich.I dreaded it. After the rustle of paper and aluminum foil stopped, the stink of overcooked eggs and stale cooking grease would waft across the room, seemingly targeted at my desk. ...




Everything you're doing wrong in a job interview – and how to fix it

By over-rehearsing answers and showing up too early you could be hindering your chances of interview success
 
Are you stuck on the interview treadmill, going to interviews but not getting any offers? It’s frustrating, especially when you don’t know what you’re doing wrong. ...




10 MBA Programs Where Graduates Find Jobs Quickly

Temple University's Fox School of Business and Management has the highest employment rate, U.S. News data show.
Many MBA students start business school with the hope that it will lead to career advancement, but launching a successful career is no easy task. ...




How One MBA Grad Became a Total Minimalist—and Paid Off $90K in Debt

Joe Mihalic is a changed man. In 2011, he led the typical the Harvard-MBA lifestyle, with a lucrative job at a big tech company, a house in the suburbs, two cars and a motorcycle, and frequent travel—but he felt trapped. “I wasn’t working at a company I loved or in a job I loved. ...