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4 Career Risks Worth Taking
By Nicole Fallon | January 11, 2022

You'll never know the outcome of an action unless you try it. Here are four major career risks that are often worth taking.

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Want to Take a Gap Year? 5 Ways to Make It a Productive One
By Saige Driver | January 03, 2022

For many high school and college students, the idea of jumping into the next phase of life immediately after graduation is daunting

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Best VoIP and Telephony Certifications 2019
By Ed Tittel | December 22, 2021

Network convergence, in which a single network supports telephone, video and data communication services, has resulted in immense changes to voice and telephony technologies over past decades.

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The 10 Happiest (and Unhappiest) Jobs for 2015
By Chad Brooks | December 21, 2021

While most people want a job that's going to make them happy, some positions give you a better chance of attaining happiness at work than others.

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How To Become A White Hat Hacker
By business.com editorial staff | December 21, 2021

Learn how to land a great job in technology.

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5 Best Sales Certifications to Better Your Career
By Kim Lindros | December 21, 2021

Whether you're new to sales or have experience, these sales certifications may open doors to better opportunities.

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Read a Book! It's Good for Your Career
By Sammi Caramela | December 21, 2021

There's nothing more comforting than curling up with a good book and a cup of coffee.

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9 Online Programs to Boost Your Business Skills
By Matt D'Angelo | December 21, 2021

Want to improve your business skills in your spare time? Try one of these online education programs designed specifically for entrepreneurs.

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Want to Advance Your Career? Try Peer Mentoring
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 21, 2021

Peer mentoring is a mutually beneficial relationship that can advance your career.

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Best Free Project Management Training Materials for IT Pros
By Ed Tittel | December 21, 2021

Free project management training can help you become a better IT manager.

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What to Do if You Think You're Underpaid
By Stella Morrison | December 21, 2021

Being underpaid is frustrating and demoralizing. Here are the steps to take if you think you're being underpaid.

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5 Best Cloud Certifications 2019
By Ed Tittel | December 21, 2021

These cloud IT certifications are in demand in 2019. Find the most valuable cloud computing certification for your career path.

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4 Resources for Finding Great Networking Events
By Saige Driver | December 21, 2021

Networking is very important, but sometimes finding the right events can be tough. Here are four ways to track down an event worth attending.

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5 Proven Ways to Get a Promotion
By Brittney Morgan | December 21, 2021

Ready to move up in your company? If you want a promotion, make sure you do these five things.

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20 Resume Mistakes Keeping You From Getting a Job (and How to Fix Them)
By Siri Hedreen | December 21, 2021

Recruiters weigh in on the most common deal-breakers they've seen when reviewing resumes.

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10 Dream Jobs You Won't Believe Actually Exist
By Brittney Morgan | December 21, 2021

If you could do absolutely anything for a living, what would it be?

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CompTIA Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Ed Tittel | December 20, 2021

CompTIA offers some of the most recognized entry-level certifications for IT professionals, including its A+, Network+ and Security+ certifications. This certification guide will help you get started...

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Screwed Up at Work? How to Keep Your Job and Move Forward
By Karina Fabian | December 16, 2021

Everybody makes mistakes, even on the job. Here are some tips for getting past a bad performance and on the road to future successes.

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The Best and Worst Majors (and What to Do if Yours Falls Into the Latter Category)
By Max Freedman | December 16, 2021

While the best majors for earning a high salary are usually in STEM or finance, low salary potential shouldn't deter you from pursuing your dreams.

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Want to Be Your Own Boss? 12 Fields to Consider
By Sean Peek | December 13, 2021

The majority of the jobs on this year's rankings of the top jobs for self-employment are in the real estate and skilled trades industries.

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In a Career Rut? 5 Ways to Achieve Your Work Goals
By Paula Fernandes | December 13, 2021

If you're finding yourself stuck in your current career, you don't have to settle. Follow these steps to launch your career on a promising new trajectory.

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Self-Employment: A Guide to Working for Yourself
By Sammi Caramela | December 10, 2021

Here's what you need to know about working for yourself.

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Best IT Certifications for 2019
By Ed Tittel | December 10, 2021

No matter where you are in your IT career, these certifications can help you get ahead.


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International Association of Privacy Professionals: Career and Certification Guide
By Business News Daily Editor | December 10, 2021

The IAPP is a premier, high-value source of training and certification in data privacy. Its credentials are tuned by region to recognize local laws, rules and regulations.

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Best Digital Forensics Certifications
By Business News Daily Editor | December 10, 2021

These computer forensics certifications are in demand in 2019. Find the most valuable certification for your career path.

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How to Develop a Positive Attitude in the Workplace
By Jennifer Post | December 10, 2021

Your attitude at work can impact your career as well as your general outlook on life.

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Navigating Your Career Path: How to Map It Out
By Nicole Fallon | December 06, 2021

Want to get your career on the right track? It helps to have a plan.

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Should You Hire a Career Coach?
By Rebecca Renner | December 01, 2021

Here is everything you should know about career coaches and when you should hire one.

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Destination Dream Job: Creating a Career Roadmap
By Nicole Fallon | December 01, 2021

Whether you want to run your own company or snag the corner office at your current job, you probably have an end-goal for your career.