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This Man Will Show You How to Become a Beekeeper

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This Woman Got 2 Extra Weeks

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One of my earliest memories of “failure” dates back to when I was in fourth grade. We had...

What You Need to Know Before Dating a Co-Worker

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Photo courtesy of Walmart Last week, Hostess Brands became the latest company to announce bonuses...

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I vividly recall the feeling I had before attempting to negotiate my salary when I landed my current job. Emphasis on attempt.I was terrified. I couldn’t get the words out of my mouth. And...

5 Simple Linkedin Profile Tips to Help You Get a Job

Time for some real talk: Your LinkedIn profile probably sucks.I know mine sure did.If you have one — only 25% of American adults do — you probably haven’t updated it in months, maybe even...

How to Answer the Interview Question, “Tell Me About Yourself”

monkeybusinessimages/Getty Images If anyone reading this loves job interviews and thinks they’re a walk in...

How to Write the Perfect Summary for Your LinkedIn Profile

You already know a LinkedIn profile is a critical part of a quality job search.But it’s not enough to throw one together and slap it online. Each component must be carefully composed. One part...

How to Become a Mermaid at Florida’s Weeki Wachee Springs

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Google & Coursera Will Pay for Your Courses

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Technophobia Is Real but Don’t Let It Hold You Back at Work

Do you get excited when the newest generation of smartphones is announced? Or do you grimace at the idea of learning your way around your phone all over again because all you want to...

Try These 3 Strategies to Improve Your Work-Life Balance

sasilsolutions/Getty Images Here at The Penny Hoarder, we like to help our readers find ways...

Need Job Search Help? Here’s How Your Partner Can Be a Good Start

As a species, humans are secretive about the oddest things. We’ll overshare about buying sports bras, our kids or even how much money we make.But when it comes to job searches, we like to...

5 Legitimate Work-From-Home Jobs — Some Even Offer Benefits

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Celebs Widen the Fight Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The past year seemed to shine a light on sexual harassment in the workplace, as news headlines announced scandal after scandal.The thing is… much of the attention seemed to focus on the entertainment and...

Passage of New Law Officially Closes the Iceland Wage Gap

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Working in Retail Remains Risky As Retail Jobs Continue to Be Cut

Shoppers walk by the sign at a Sears store in Pittsburgh, Aug. 31, 2017. Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo ...

Catt Sadler Cites Gender Wage Gap in Decision to Leave E! News

President of E! Entertainment Adam Stotsky, left, and TV host Catt Sadler attend the ELLE, E! and IMG New York Fashion Week kick-off party in New York on Sept. 6, 2017. Donald Traill/Invision/AP Photo...

These 21 States Will Be Raising the Minimum Wage in 2018

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6 Strange Coworker Christmas Gift Ideas and What to Buy Instead

Exchanging holiday gifts with family members is challenging enough. Buying gifts for the people you work with is an outright minefield.You’d think people would stick with safe gifts like a coffee shop gift card...

3 of 2017’s Top Workplace Trends — Plus 3 More for 2018

Earlier this year, we speculated about what workplace trends we’d like to see grow in 2017.How’d we do? Let’s find out.And while we’re at it, let’s talk about some trends we’d like to see...

Here’s Exactly How to Follow Up After an Interview

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A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Write a Resume

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Failing to Pay Your Student Loans Can Impact Your Career

The pursuit of education — and a satisfying career — can be costly. That’s why over 44 million Americans are saddled with student loan debt.After graduating, many rely on their jobs to pay off...

Here’s Your Ultimate Guide to How to Write a Cover Letter

When I’m writing a cover letter, all my deepest insecurities surface.I question my writing skills, my professional experience and, really, my entire life.How do I introduce myself? Do I repeat what’s on my resume?...

Here Are 8 Awful Sick Day Excuses and What to Say Instead

We already know Americans really stink at taking vacations.But when it comes to faking a sick day to get some rest and relaxation — or even run a few errands — we’re pretty bold.Forty...

The Retail Apocalypse Has Workers Wondering What’s Next for Them

Many days, Christine Capra gets up, gets dressed and heads to her local library. She’ll stay there from about 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., just as if she’s working a shift at a job.But...

9 Tips to Help You Survive

Ask anyone in the professional realm and they’ll tell you the same thing: Networking is a necessary part of career growth.But, if you’re an introvert (or just a generally shy person), networking often feels...

Here’s the Scoop on How to Become a Police Officer

The newest members of the New York City police force hug during their graduation ceremony on June 29, 2017, in New York. The average salary for police or sheriff’s patrol officers in May 2016...

10 Thoughts We’ve All Had on Our Last Day of Work

Whether you resigned or got fired, your last day at work is usually a hot mess. If you’re leaving on a happy note, you spend the day saying tearful goodbyes. But when things don’t...

Student Loan Assistance Is Growing in Popularity as a Job Perk

In a professional world where startups are the pinnacle of company culture and the promise of perks reigns supreme, there seems to be this myth that young people won’t be satisfied with a job...

These Are Just a Few of the Legal Marijuana Jobs Available Today

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Job-Hopping Helped Me More Than Double My Salary

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Guiding St. Augustine Ghost Tours

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These Experts Speak on the Future of Flexible Work Arrangements

Briana Dodson, TPH social media channel manager, works on her laptop at The Penny Hoarder headquarters in downtown St. Petersburg, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. The Penny Hoarder offers work flexibility to its employees...

These Corporate Jargon Examples Have Got to Go, ASAP

Paul Bradbury/Getty Images Subject: Re: Office jargon, slang, lingo, etc.Hi all,We know you don’t have...

California Makes It Illegal to Ask About Salary History

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Here’s How to Deal With Loneliness at Work

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