Ashton Kutcher’s secret to certain success

Ashton Kutcher's secret to certain success
During his recent acceptance speech at the Teen Choice Awards, Ashton Kutcher, departed from the standard Hollywood narrative and declared that personal responsibility, accountability, and hard work are the “insider secret” to success. “I believe that opportunity looks a lot like hard work,” said Kutcher. “When I was 13, I had my first job with ...

5 lessons on reaching your dream career

5 lessons on reaching your dream career
  Rebecca Mieliwocki never expected that she would hold both the California and National Teacher of the Year titles in 2012. Perhaps it’s because she never entertained the idea of being a teacher, but after career changes and learning what she wanted and didn’t want to do, Mieliwocki knew teaching was her calling. Today, Mieliwocki ...

The best career advice you never hear

The best career advice you never hear
There’s plenty of stale career advice out there: Go the extra mile. Do what you love. Always be the first one there and the last to leave. But a recent Quora thread, “What are a few pieces of unique career advice that nobody ever mentions?”, provides something different: valuable career advice that we haven’t heard a million times ...

Nine qualities of truly confident people

Nine qualities of truly confident people
Whether it be through writing, in a face-to-face interview, or in the context of the workplace itself, confidence is an important quality to allow you to succeed in your job search and advance further in your career. So what are the qualities that indicate a truly confident person, and how can we develop those skills ...

How to hit your New Year’s Resolutions: Get clear, feel emotion, take action

How to hit your New Year's Resolutions: Get clear, feel emotion, take action
Many of us set New Year’s Resolutions as we brought in 2014, and this is all the more important as you set your eyes on a career goal. Here are some helpful hints on how you can successfully meet your resolutions, and work your way into your dream job over the next few months. Text ...

45 Pieces of Career Advice That Will Get You to the Top

45 Pieces of Career Advice That Will Get You to the Top
Written by The Daily Muse Editor, Originally Published on The Daily Muse When it comes to your career, sometimes it feels like you could use all the advice you can get. From picking the “right” career to actually excelling in it, there’s certainly a lot to learn. And that’s why we’ve gathered our all-time best ...

Seven must haves to make Facebook work for your job search

Seven must haves to make Facebook work for your job search
  Written by Eric Sherman, Posted on AOL Jobs, October 16, 2013 There are plenty of ways to take a hammer to your employment prospects on Facebook. You could allegedly post homophobic slurs when you work for a liberal town government or post that parents are “retarded” when you are a teacher. You could also ...