4 Big Lies You Can’t Undo at the Office (So Don’t Ever Tell Them)

It can be tempting to fabricate a few stories in the office. But, here are four lies that you should absolutely stay away from telling.

The Truth About What You’re Entitled to Severance-Wise When You Lose Your Job

There's no guarantee that if you lose your job, even if it's a layoff or restructuring, you'll get severance pay. Lawyers in the know explain the real deal.

15 Totally Avoidable Ways You’re Turning People Off in Conversations

We all do it—interrupt, look at our phones, forget to say thanks. But how badly is it affecting our conversations at work?

How I Explored a New Career Path Within My Field

Here's how one Muse user landed a job he loves at Sestra Systems as a designer.

How to Deal With Failure, From Two People Who Have Made it to the Other Side

It can be hard to dust yourself off and pick yourself off after a failure. Here are a few tips for getting on the road to success.

3 Science-Backed Reasons You Need to Take a 5-Minute Walk Today

Taking a walk when you're at work isn't just good for your health, it's also good for your productivity and creativity. These studies should convince you that it's true.

Dear Managers: This 3-Word Formula Makes Giving Feedback Easier

Giving feedback will get easier with practice. But one way to get even better at right now is to use a three-word formula. Better yet: It takes five minutes.

5 Simple Ways to Retain More From Anything You Read

Here's how to read smarter so you retain more information—and use it to successfully advance your career or improve your life.

How to Do a Practice Interview That’ll Actually Help You

Interviews are intimidating but can make the difference between getting hiring or not. Read on to learn how to practice your skills, and become an interview pro

4 Reasons I Almost Accepted Your LinkedIn Request, But Didn’t

Here are a few things to avoid when you're gearing up to send a LinkedIn request to someone you've never met in real life—it can make all the difference.