3 Job Search Lessons I Didn’t Learn Until I Started Interviewing Candidates

When I interviewed for my current role, I was a nervous wreck. Fast forward two years and suddenly I found myself on the other side of the table as we started the process to hire a new editor. And being in that position confirmed a few big things about succeeding in the job search.

8 Career Lessons I Learned From My Two-Year-Old Roommate

To start, I’m not a parent. I opted in to a commune-style Brooklyn home I found on Craigslist, and I live with a young couple and their two-year-old. Sure, my roommate;s a bit younger than me, but he's quite wise. Here are some of the big career lessons he's taught me in our time living together.

5 Things I Would Do Differently if I Could Start My Career Again

If I could, I would go back in time and invest my energy more in these five things. Luckily, you can take these career lessons and apply them to your own life.

11 Things I Wish I’d Know When I Started Job Searching, According to Muse Readers

We asked Muse readers what lessons they wished they'd known when hitting the job search—and turns out there's a lot you can learn from them.

5 Things I Would Do Differently if I Could Start My Career Again

If I could, I would go back in time and invest my energy more in these five things. Luckily, you can take these career lessons and apply them to your own life.

3 Moves That Made it Possible for Me to Find a Career I Love

Here's how Muse founder and CEO Kathryn Minshew found her ideal career path after (many) tries and fails.

3 Things You Have to Give Up if You Want to Be Successful

I gave up three things in order to be successful—other people's definition of success, fear of judgement, and the past. Here's why.

6 Career Lessons That Are Necessary to Learn for Long-Term Success

If you want to succeed in the long-term (rather than just thrive in the here and now), you need to accept these six important lessons starting today.

Getting Fired Was Exactly What You Needed to Get Ahead in Your Career

It may sound crazy, but being fired may have been a good thing for your career. Maybe you were coasting, or maybe you weren't really happy and needed a change.

Ina Garten’s Proof That It’s Never Too Late to Change Careers

Ina Garten, cooking extraordinaire, didn't change careers until she was 51—meaning it's never too late to go after your dream job.