Latest in: “Guidance”

  • How to be the smartest dumbass in a room.

    In a world with answers at our fingertips, some of us just don’t bother asking the questions. There’s a time and a place for assumptions and it’s not at work. When interacting with the world, there are certain measures to be taken. Avoid intellectual conversations This is a no-brainer. If it...
  • Finding the right career

    The Biggest Question You Should Be Asking Yourself About Your Career Path

    A thought occurred to me last night as I was mulling over my final semester of college (and my tireless search for a post-grad job). Would we be as motivated if we didn’t only live once? What would happen to our ambition if we could have a do-over in...
  • getting a raise

    How to ask for a raise without getting fired

    By now, you probably have had your year end review. Your holiday bonus, if you’re lucky enough to get one, has already been spent on cheap liquor and gifts for people that you don’t really like. Now it’s time to prepare for the new year. With the new year inevitably...
  • Holiday Party

    5 Tips To Avoid That HR Meeting After The Holiday Party

    Now that the kick-off to a slew of painstaking holiday parties has commenced we can ascend into the nitty gritty, painstakingly, awful torture that is the Office Holiday Party. Most of them are mandatory and if you are anything like me, you do not like to be forced to any...
  • Jeff Fermin

    Jeff Fermin, Tech Entrepreneur, Tells Us Why He’s More Successful Than You

    Our (still relatively new) video series, Brutally Honest Advice from Someone More Successful than You, is a friendly reminder that you’re not a special snowflake and that you’re merely a barnacle in an ocean of wildly successful sharks, despite what your participation trophy case tells you. The upside is...
  • The Hunger Games: Southwest Airline Boarding Edition

    As a millennial, finding the right airline can be tricky. You don’t want to fly Spirit and risk catching a venereal disease or obesity (because in the right circumstances it is contagious), but you also can’t afford Delta economy unless you recently emigrated from Saudi Arabia and happen to...
  • Things to do while iOS Updates

    In a world where iPhones double as an appendage, it can be difficult to live without yours for even the smallest amount of time. I generally procrastinate big software updates for months; opting instead to have my phone operate at a glacial pace rather than miss the seventh snapchat...
  • GUEST POST: I Remember My First Layoff: Saturday, Everyday.

    by David Swenton, MBA (likely from a better school than most of our readers will ever get into, so listen up) Full-time MBA programs end precisely at the point when the stops and starts of two years of networking and casual alcoholism have your mind and body on the...
  • GUEST POST: Do’s and Don’t of Dipping Your Pen in the Company Ink

    Bee is an over-the-hill millennial. And by over the hill I mean in his 30s. He grew up playing Nintendo, rewinding cassette tapes to listen to Weezer’s Blue Album and once used his imagination to entertain himself. Now, he is just a voyager in the existential landscape called “being an adult.”...
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