Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:01:00 -0400Three ways to make your job a calling—without even changing occupations.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:28:00 -0400A strong personal brand does not brag about you. Bragging is the worst kind of personal branding there is!
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:47:00 -0400Recruiters may contact you, and that's exciting -- but is every recruiter who contacts you worth your time and energy? Here are five things only rude and unprofessional recruiters say.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:21:00 -0400Have you ever found yourself creating your way through changes in your life? The word for this is adaptability. Cultivating adaptability bystaying two steps ahead of situations can be key to successfully integrating career and family issues. Denise Morrison, CEO of Campbell Soup, found that the magic of adaptability helped [...]
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Women CEOs lead just 4% of theStandard & Poor’s 500 companies. We ranked the 20 female leaders by how well each of their companies' stock returns have performed during their tenures as CEO. Total return is defined here as price appreciation plus interest, capital gains, dividends and distributions.
Start date: 1/14/2014
Total return to investors: -15.3%
Start date: 1/1/2012
Total return to investors: -9.81%
Start date: 10/3/2013
Total return to investors: -4.51%
Start date: 9/18/2014
Total return to investors: -1.55%
Start date: 10/19/2015
Total return to investors: -1.81%
Start date: 7/1/2013
Total return to investors: 31.12%
Start date: 6/1/2014
Total return to investors: 58.95%
Start date: 7/1/2009
Total return to investors: 62.37%
Start date: 5/1/2011
Total return to investors: 62.65%
Start date: 5/1/2014
Total return to investors: 95.83
Start date: 1/1/2012
Total return to investors: 97.76%
Start date: 10/1/2006
Total return to investors: 102.2%
Start date: 8/1/2011
Total return to investors: 112.34%
Start date: 1/1/2013
Total return to investors: 122.26%
Start date: 6/27/2011
Total return to investors: 131.02%
Start date: 7/16/2012
Total return to investors: 139.88%
Start date: 6/26/2006
Total return to investors: 188.28%
Start date: 1/1/2013
Total return to investors: 191.89%
Start date: 10/7/2011
Total return to investors: 214.23%
Start date: 3/5/1999
Total return to investors:2373.19%
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:17:00 -0400Professionals who are achieving success and fulfillment share these nine essential ingredients.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:50:00 -0400Have you ever walked into meeting knowing you were going to be emotionally triggered (aka ‘set-off’ or have your ‘buttons pushed’)? If so, you’re not alone. New data shows that 51% of people say they ‘Always’ or ‘Frequently’ have to hide their anger about something that a boss or colleague has done. But there are 3 things you can do to stop yourself from getting emotionally triggered in the first place!
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:02:00 -0400It takes just seconds to form a first impression, and a first impression at a job interview happens just as quickly. Here are five qualities you want to convey right from the start to make a good impression at a job interview.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:27:00 -0400Reframing your internal dialogue early and often is your key to success. Your internal narrative is the most important story you’ll ever tell.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:49:00 -0400I spoke to Eric Mosley,the CEO and co-founder of Globoforce, about why employees want more regular feedback instead of annual reviews, why we need to start treating employees as people and not "human capital", how to maximize the human experience, his predictions on the future of work and his best [...]
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:42:00 -0400Silicon Valley's Keith Rabois shares valuable career advice that's helped him catapult his career.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:55:00 -0400Ramona does not want to hand over her W-2 to an employer that has asked for it. What should she do?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:37:00 -0400One of Hollywood's most prolific reality television producers shares his insider secrets on what makes blockbuster entertainment.
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CBS finished the 2015-2016 television season as the most-watched broadcast network, so it may not come as a surprise that the stars that propelled it to the top of the TV heap have taken some of the top spots on FORBES’ 2016 list of TV’s highest-paid actors. Here's a look at the top 15.
(Note:FORBES’ earnings estimatesare based on data fromNielsen, Box Office Mojo and IMDB, as well as interviews with agents, managers, lawyers and industry insiders. All earnings figures are before management fees and taxes.)
Earnings: $9.5 million
It pays to be a Grey's Anatomy original: Justin Chambers, known to Grey's fans as Alex Karev, has cracked the top-earning TV actors list for the first time this year.
Earnings: $10 million
Thanks in part to the highly-anticipated reprisal of his role as Fox Mulder, The X-Files' David Duchovny is another newcomer to the 2016 list.
Earnings: $10 million
You knew him and loved him as NCIS' Tony DiNozzo. Whether Michael Weatherly strikes gold again with Bull's Dr. Jason Bull remains to be seen.
Earnings: $10.5 million
Spacey's turn as the manipulative, Machiavellian Frank Underwood on 'House of Cards' continues to earn him top dollar -- and enthralled viewers.
Earnings: $11 million
The Modern Family actor took a serious turn in HBO's 'Confirmation' this past spring: he played Ken Duberstein, who was Ronald Reagan's chief of staff from 1988 to 1989.
Earnings: $11.5 million
That voice you hear in the Zyrtec commercials? That's Jay Pritchett. Or, as he's known outside of Modern Family, Ed O'Neill.
Earnings: $12 million
Funnyman Romano has cracked the list thanks to a combination of new TV (he appeared on HBO's Vinyl), old TV (Everybody Loves Raymond syndication) and stand-up.
Earnings: $12 million
Ferguson's earnings come from both the small screen (Modern Family) and the Great White Way: he starred in a one-man Broadway show, Fully Committed, this past spring and summer.
Earnings: $12 million
Castle might have been cancelled, but you can still catch Fillion's "ruggedly handsome" writer-detective in near-daily reruns on TNT.
Earnings: $12.5 million
Talk about earnings synergy: not only did Burrell earn a pretty penny playing Modern Family's Phil Dunphy, but he also starred in an ad campaign for the National Association of Realtors in character!
Earnings: $20 million
NCIS was the most-watched scripted drama during the 2015-2016 television season, thanks in no small part to Mark Harmon's portrayal of Special Agent Gibbs on screen and his producing off-screen.
Earnings: $22 million
In the world of fiction, he's The Big Bang Theory'sRaj Koothrappali. In real life, Nayyar is a best-selling non-fiction author: his memoir, "Yes, My Accent Is Real," was a hit with audiences last year.
Earnings: $22.5 million
Helberg is perhaps most recognizable as The Big Bang Theory'sHoward Wolowitz, but he also took a turn on the big screen, starring in 'Florence Foster Jenkins' alongside Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant.
Earnings: $24 million
Thanks to a $1 million per episode salary for playing Big Bang Theory'sLeonar[...]
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:19:00 -0400Could you be getting ripped off at work? Here are ten ways it can happen!
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:56:00 -0400Being a musician and making a good living can be tough. Set aside the success stories that likely come to mind – stars like Beyonce, bands like The Rolling Stones, composers like John Williams or instrumentalists like Yo Yo Ma – for most musicians, steady paychecks can be tough to come by.
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According to online flexible and part-time jobs platform, FlexJobs.com, these are some great employment options for musicians. We've assembled them here in ascending order of average salary, as computed by PayScale.com.
Salary Range: $25,158 - $48,947 per year or $9.31 - $17.89 per hour
Salary Range: $26,619 - $56,599 per year or $14.86 - $48.34 per hour
Salary Range: $31,045 - $64,969 per year or $10.71 - $25.64 per hour (pulled from marketing research specialist)
Salary Range: $31,586 - $71,134 per year or $9.99 - $38.98 per hour
Salary Range: $14,352 - $100,524 per year or $11.15 - $102.02 per hour
Salary Range: $34,653 - $101,246 per year or $10.00 - $71.25 / hour
Salary Range: $37,858 - $134,897 per year or $11.19 - $50.00 per hour
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:48:00 -0400Yesterday LinkedIn released its list of top skills for 2017. Statistical analysis and data mining retained the second spot they held last year while data presentation entered the top 10 for the first time.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:29:00 -0400Brianne has a job interview coming up. At her last job interview she was peppered with a long list of "Tell me about a time when..." questions. What should Brianne do if her upcoming interview is structured the same way?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:38:00 -0400If any variations on the following terms pop up when you’re researching a prospective employer, think twice about applying.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:29:00 -0400Find your strengths, discover your genius and find ways to differentiate yourself from others. If there is one thing that most leaders have come to realize about themselves, it’s that they are unique. So by turning your unique abilities into profound strengths, you become an extraordinary leader.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:55:00 -0400Having a negative experience at a past job can bleed into your current role, causing you to be anxious and paranoid. Here's how to get over.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:30:00 -0400Want a raise or promotion? Do your homework; follow this 3 step process before scheduling the talk with your boss.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:17:00 -0400Being proactive about being happy isn’t selfish -- it’s not just good for you at work, it’s good for your workplace as well. Happiness research suggests there are psychological and physical benefits for us personally but also team and organizational benefits. Here are five behaviors that can make you happier in your daily work.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:00:00 -0400Ensure your feedback is specific, concrete and functional.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:00:00 -0400Things happen to your career that you can't always control: a layoff or moving to a new city, for instance. On the other hand, you may have realized a change in your life was needed and made the decision to adjust course yourself, like finding a new career or focusing on starting a family.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:55:00 -0400Which professions tend to attract the creepiest individuals? The vast majority of people have at least one creepy colleague and some cringeworthy stories to boot. It could be that guy with the goatee who always hangs out by the copy machine striking up awkward conversations or the girlwho constantly stares [...]