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This Is How To Land Your First-Ever Management Role

You probably have more leadership experience than you think.
 
You’re ready to take that next step in your career, although you don’t technically have any management experience–yet. Sure, you know you’d be a great boss, but how can you get someone to give you a shot when don’t have any direct supervisory experience?
 

While there’s no magic formula for landing a management role, there are a few things you can do to help employers see your potential. ...




7 Ways to Shut Down Office Sexism Before It Starts

Sexism can run rampant with a particular prominence in the workplace, especially if your career is male-dominated. Luckily, you don't have to stand by and let it happen—here's what you can do...
 
 
 


Sexism is still alive and well in our society—that much is obvious. ...




4 Ways To Launch Your Career As An Aerospace Engineer

Ladies whose dreams are sky-high might just want to shoot for the stars—by pursuing a career in aerospace, of course. Here are four tips for landing a career that'll take you to infinity and beyond.
 
Raise your hand if you dreamed about being an astronaut when you were younger—that's basically everyone, right? Well, there are so many ways to get yourself to space (or close to it), including pursuing a career as an aerospace engineer, which focuses on the tech-side behind aviation and space flight. ...




Choosing Between Job Offers? 4 Tips for Making a Decision

You're job hunting, and you interview for several positions you are qualified for. Soon enough, the offers start rolling in, but you're torn about which one to choose. Between salary, benefits, company culture and career advancement possibilities, there's a lot to consider. ...




4 Surefire Ways to Impress a Hiring Manager

Your resume and cover letter might be important in landing a job, but the interview is what secures your position with a company. As any job seeker knows, there are a lot of factors that make or break your chance of being hired.
 
"Interviews can be nerve-wracking," said Michael Steinitz, executive director of Accountemps. ...




Rules for Surviving the Modern Office

The modern office is a perplexing playground, its culture an intricate web of social ties, etiquette and shaky morals. Over the years, I have worked in small offices where gossip traveled fast and colleagues shared close quarters and even closer relationships. ...




4 Unique Medical Careers That Don’t Require a Decade of Education

Pursuing a career in the medical field is often an ambitious undertaking. Fortunately, there are some careers in this field that don’t require many years of schooling. Earning certain medical career field degrees can be done in less than four years. ...




Applying to Retail Jobs? 4 Skills That Show You’re Worth Hiring

Retail jobs are some of the most common jobs in America. They are good choices for young people starting their careers. They are also for people interested in pursuing a career in retail. If you are looking into these jobs, you need to stand out. Here are four of the skills you can put on your resume that show you are worth hiring. ...




Career advice: Get a raise without asking for one

You've put in the time and work and want to see the results in your paycheck.But while just simply steeling yourself and asking might be your most direct bet, it's tough. Many of us probably would rather suffer along with our current measly salaries than actually get up the courage to face our managers in person. ...




How to Figure out Which Career Is Best for Your Personality

Most people don’t like their jobs. Many find themselves choosing the wrong career path for all the wrong reasons. However, it’s never too late to make a positive change in your life. You don’t necessarily have to like the job you have. ...