11 Ridiculous Things You Tell Yourself When a Hiring Manager Stops Responding

Getting ghosted by a hiring manager is frustrating and can often lead to ridiculous theories about why he or she stopped responding.

My Story’s Proof That Quitting Social Media Is 100% Worth It

Here's what one freelancer learned from giving up checking social media, texts, and email frequently. (Hint: He was actually more productive.)

How One Coaching Session Helped Me Land a Senior-Level Position I Love

Here's how resume and LinkedIn career coaching helped one Muse user landed a higher-level position that he loves at a new company.

Your Bad Boss Might Be Your Fault (Let Me Explain)

Having a bad boss at work can make your job miserable. But what if your problems with your manager are all within your control?

How Smart Managers Win Over New Teams (Without Bringing in Free Food)

Anytime someone new joins a team, there's an adjustment period. But there are five things new managers can do to make this transition go more smoothly.

What to Do When Entry-Level Positions Need “Two Years of Experience”

You don't need to pass up applying to jobs just because you don't meet the minimum number of years required. There's more to being a good fit than this criteria.

Here’s Why Our Editorial Team Has Wine Time Every Week (Besides the Fact Wine Is Great)

Here's why bonding with your co-workers outside the office is important for your success and happiness at work—and how we do it at The Muse through "Wine Time."

The Best Apps for People Who Get Easily Distracted at Work (So, Everyone)

Can't seem to focus? These 11 apps will make that way easier—so you can get all your stuff done on time.

5 Career Lessons Smart People Tend to Forget

Here are five career lessons you probably hear all the time, yet forget when times are tough. Plus, how knowing these will help you reach success.

3 Better Ways to Define Success for Yourself (That Don’t Include Salary)

Milestones like landing a promotion or getting a raise are worth celebration, but they're not the true definition of success. Here's a better way to define it.