13 Articles to Help You Deal With a Job You Hate (But Can’t Leave)

You hate your job, no skirting around the truth. While it’s easy to just say “quit,” we know that that’s not always a realistic option in the moment. But, hopefully these articles can make it suck a little less.

Everything That’d Be Different if You Stopped Believing in a Linear Career Path

“We are suffering from the career myth—a delusional belief in the outdated idea of linear career progression,” researchers say. What if you changed your career path definition and stopped expecting a nice, neat road to speed down toward a fixed destination with no turnoffs or alternate routes?

5 Clear Signs You’ve Improved More Than You Think

When you’ve had the same title for what feels like years, it’s easy to feel stuck in a rut. But I’m here to tell you that just because your title hasn’t changed doesn’t mean you’re not improving. Here are five signs you’re definitely ready to move up at work.

I Made $30,000 in 2 Years With My Side Gig—Here’s How You Can, Too

It's possible to earn a reliable stream of income through your side gig. Arianna O'Dell, the 28-year-old founder of a PR and marketing agency, earned nearly $30,000 on top of her 9-to-5 income. If you want to know how you can make more money through your side gig, here's how.

How to Ask Your Boss to Let You Work on Another Team’s Project

You don’t hate your job necessarily, but you’re bored. Your day-to-day responsibilities have become second nature. Surely your boss would let you take on another team's project if it was for the good of the company? Here’s what you need to know to get them to say yes, plus an email template to make the ask.

4 Times Self-Doubt Can Actually Be Good for Your Career

Here’s a fact about self-doubt: Everyone has it. There’s plenty of great advice on ways to conquer it. But—bear with me here—it actually has some benefits if you learn how to think about it the right way. So before you swat that “negative” feeling away, remind yourself of these four things.

Everything You Need to Understand About Underemployment

Are you dealing with underemployment? Maybe you have a part-time or contract role but prefer something full-time, or you less than you typically would with your education and experience, or you're overqualified for your current position. Here are five tips to fight the damaging effects of being underemployed.

8 Things You’re Doing Well in Your Career That You Could Be Doing Better

Wondering how to do better in your career faster? f you’re reading this, you’re probably doing A-OK. You’re getting stuff done, you’re learning, and your team is happy with you overall. But everything you do leaves room for improvement. Here are eight things you could improve upon.

2 Customer Service Pros on How to Keep People Happy

Customer service is the cornerstone of any business. Here's how to keep your customers coming back.

Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Can I Be Impressive When I Replaced a Workaholic?

You've started a new job, and you just found out that your predecessor was a workaholic. Now you're worried that your boss and team members will have completely unrealistic expectations of your own working hours. Here's how to prove you'll still be effective—without working crazy overtime.