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What to Do to Help Your Kids Be Successful

What to Do to Help Your Kids Be Successful

The world in which your kids are growing up is vastly different from the one you grew up in. Researchers continue to seek out the specifics that will help develop a robust 21st-century policy for early education. How do children learn outside the classroom versus inside? Does technology have impact? How can parents, teachers, peers and others help kids succeed? Here are seven common sense and science-backed takeaways that will help your child thrive on the path to adulthood.

Women in Tech: Stories Behind the Statistics

Women in Tech: Stories Behind the Statistics

In this technology-dependent world, it's clear that the flow of information is key to our shared future. But who gets to help build that future? Of all entry-level positions in the tech field, just 37 percent are occupied by women. For managerial positions and the hallowed “C-Suite,” the number drops to 15 percent. So why is this?

Work-Life Balance Is Dead, and Here's Why

Work-Life Balance Is Dead, and Here's Why

When you finally come home at the end of a long day of work, you want to have an actual life. You socialize, shop, catch a movie, and maybe go to your favorite restaurant. The truth is, all that time, a thought lingers in the back of your mind: “I have to wake up early tomorrow.” And there’s nothing wrong with it. We’re looking into whether it makes sense to try and achieve a perfect balance between your work and life—and if not, what are some alternative attitudes.

Worst Career Regrets People Have (but You Can Avoid)

Worst Career Regrets People Have (but You Can Avoid)

Career regret is common, but you don't have to make the same mistakes others have made. Learn what most people regret and avoid these bad career decisions. Otherwise, you'll live with them for the rest of your professional life.

You Love Your Career… But You’re Burning Out

You Love Your Career… But You’re Burning Out

The risk of burnout nowadays is higher than ever. Seven out of ten Millenials are experiencing some level of burnout in their jobs. Why are we feeling burned out then? Is it because we hate our jobs? Our peers? No. Burnout can affect even those of us who love our careers. But it can be avoided. And this article will show you how to do it.

How to Follow up on a Job Application (with Email Samples)

How to Follow up on a Job Application (with Email Samples)

Once you’ve submitted your job application, don’t just sit and wait. Employers expect you to follow up! This guide will show you how to do it right, beat your competition, and land that dream job. Use our sample resume follow-up email, see a follow-up phone call script and learn the most effective follow-up hacks and tips.

Top 20 Phone Interview Questions & Answers [Best Examples]

Top 20 Phone Interview Questions & Answers [Best Examples]

Got the dreaded phone interview coming up? No problem. The best way to learn how to prepare for a phone interview is to simply understand what telephone interview questions you will likely get asked. Our guide gives some examples of phone interview questions and answers to get you ready in no time.

25 Teacher Interview Questions & Answers [Common & Hard]

25 Teacher Interview Questions & Answers [Common & Hard]

The 25 most common teacher interview questions and answers to prep for any teaching interview. Know what they’ll ask in advance. Prepare for the top interview questions for teachers with a time-tested approach. Don’t get caught in your underwear! Walk into the teacher interview ready and calm and land that job!

Elevator Pitch: What’s Wrong With It & How to Make Yours Work

Elevator Pitch: What’s Wrong With It & How to Make Yours Work

Oh, the dreaded elevator pitch. Unless you’re one of the slick salesmen from Mad Men or the Wolf of Wall Street, you probably hate it. Nothing wrong with that — a traditional elevator pitch is a lost cause. Here’s how to fix yours to make it actually work!

Two Weeks Notice Letter (Template and Writing Guide)

Two Weeks Notice Letter (Template and Writing Guide)

A simple two weeks notice letter saves a lot of headaches. Use this sample two weeks notice resignation letter to keep from burning bridges. Learn how to write a professional letter of resignation. See examples, templates, and tips for paper and email resignation letters. Leave with class, don't burn bridges.

15+ Best Informational Interview Questions to Ask

15+ Best Informational Interview Questions to Ask

These 15 informational interview questions will take your job search from the slow lane to light speed. The best questions to ask in an informational interview give you special knowledge, plus insider allies pulling to get you hired fast. Learn the information interview questions that break the ice and multiply your network!

How Sound Affects Your Work Performance

How Sound Affects Your Work Performance

A sound-free workplace isn’t feasible, no matter how hard we try. But what sounds are good for your productivity—and what sounds to avoid? Read on to learn!

20+ Best Ice Breaker Questions & Games

20+ Best Ice Breaker Questions & Games

Best icebreaker games and questions. Learn how to break the ice in meetings and other professional contexts. Make everyone feel at ease and avoid awkwardness.

"What Motivates You?" Interview Question & Best Answer

"What Motivates You?" Interview Question & Best Answer

“What motivates you?” This interview question is trickier than you might imagine. There is no one right way to answer it, but there are a number of replies to avoid. With this guide, we’ll cover how to best answer the what motivates you interview question, what not to do, and advice on more specific situations.