Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Do I Ask a Former Boss to Be My Mentor?

When it comes to finding a mentor, a former manager could be a suitable choice. But, how do you go about popping that nerve-wracking question? Take this HR professionals advice to approach your past boss in a way that's way less awkward than you're anticipating.

You Never Know How Much You Might Inspire People by Doing Your Job Well and Caring

One former teacher found out how much she meant to a student who's now a famous author. Imagine how profound it would be for you to hear that showing up, doing your job well, and just caring changed a person’s life? What if you approached your job with that mindset every day?

The Answer to: What’s the Right Way to Include Links on Your Resume?

Is it worth including links in your resume or cover letter? How do you do it right? And, do hiring managers even like and look at them? Here's everything you need to know and think about when it comes to URLs in your job application.

Keep Hustling: 5 Ways to Get the Career Growth You Need

Want to feel limitless at work? An expert on professional development and personal growth gave us her biggest tips for growing as a person and professional.

3 Lessons You Might Learn If You Work and Travel at the Same Time

Leaving the corporate grind to travel and work for yourself might sound like a dream come true. But what happens when you settle down? Does it hurt your career in the long-run? Not necessarily. These three digital nomads feel confident that their stints abroad helped them get ahead in their careers.

Managers: This Is When Your Constructive Criticism Is Needed (and When It’s Not)

You know that giving your employees feedback is crucial to being a good manager. But where and when you give it is just as important as your feedback itself. Here’s how to know when you should give positive encouragement or constructive criticism one-on-one—or not at all.

10 Questions About Money Every Adult Should Know How to Answer

Only 17 states require that students take a personal finance course to graduate from high school, a number that’s barely budged in years. Here are 10 questions you should be able to answer as a full grown adult, if you want to save and budget properly.

6 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding if You Should Specialize or Generalize

Is specialization always the right answer when choosing your career path? Maybe you like focusing on one thing, or maybe you're a jack of all trades. Here are six questions to ask yourself to help you decide if it is, or if you should go the generalize route.

My Job Is to Promote Diversity and Inclusion at a Major Company

Patsy Doerr—Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion for Thomson Reuters—had every intention of becoming a doctor. But when she graduated college, she ended up in banking. Here's how she became a diversity and inclusion advocate at a major company, and what her job's like.

Andy Richter Agrees: Leaving Dirty Dishes in the Work Sink Is Rude

“It is astonishing to me that people I work with leave dirty dishes in the office kitchen sink for interns to do. Astonishing,” the writer and actor tweeted. “And by the way, WE HAVE A DISHWASHER.” What can you do when your co-workers are as stuck in their rude habits as the schmutz on that bowl?