The Question Smart People Ask When They’re Confused About an Assignment

Your boss sat you down yesterday and outlined your next project. The problem? You’re completely confused about the direction you’re supposed to take it in. Don’t stress! The key is to catch your confusion early on and address it—here's how.

How a Chronic, Unexplained Illness Pushed Me Into My Dream Career

On October 28, 2013, I woke up with a headache and it never went away. It’s been over four years and it’s still there. My goal had always been to become a full-time writer—in stages. But my chronic illness pushed me to rethink my original plan and take a leap of faith in my career a little sooner.

I Used My Love for Cooking and Baking to Switch Careers Into Food Branding

Growing up, Elizabeth Tilton—Head of Brand at W&P—was a big foodie. Here's her career story, including how she broke into catering and became a chef for restaurants, and then used that experience to switch gears into food marketing.

Career Talk Over Tacos: How to Do What You Love… And Get Paid for It

You can make a career out of your passion. Here's how.

27 Companies We Love

Want a career you love with a company you love even more? Of course you do. Fortunately, you're in luck. We've pulled together this list of companies that we love. From awesome cultures and amazing offices to brag-worthy perks and plenty of room for growth, we think you'll love them too.

The Best Email a Boss Could Send a New Hire Before They Start

No matter how thrilled a new hire is about the opportunity, giving two weeks notice and leaving an old job can be a draining and emotionally taxing experience. If you're a boss who's really excited a new hire's finally going to join the team, wouldn’t you want them to know? Send them this email!

Career Talk Over Tacos: Making a Career Out of Creativity

Watch what it's like to work in a creative capacity at Taco Bell HQ.

Hillary Clinton Demonstrates What Being Resilient in Your Career Actually Looks Like

Resilience is crucial in your career, Hillary Clinton told Yale's class of 2018. "Everyone gets knocked down. What matters is whether you get back up and keep going," she said. "You will make mistakes in life...It happens to all of us no matter how qualified or capable we are, take it from me.”

L.L. Bean’s CEO Reminds You That It’s OK to Slow Down in Your Career

You feel pressure to keep moving forward—which means it can seem both counterintuitive and counterproductive to slow down in your career sometimes. In his commencement address at Dickinson College, L.L. Bean's President and CEO, Stephen Smith, encourages you to press pause every now and then.

Less Is More: 4 Job Search Tips to Make the Process Less Exhausting

Job search got you down? Keep reading for tips on how to make the process less stressful.