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The Reality of Job Hopping: Does It Ruin Your Career?

The Reality of Job Hopping: Does It Ruin Your Career?

Weigh the pros and cons of job-hopping to ensure you’re always making a smart transition. The concept of job-hopping—staying at a company for just one to two years before switching to the next—is a much-discussed topic. And people have a lot of opinions about...
Our Editor on Why She’s Leaving Career Contessa

Our Editor on Why She’s Leaving Career Contessa

Any chance we get, Lauren and I love to tell people about the first few months we worked together—in a sweltering warehouse with no windows. Our first official work policy: when the inside temp hit 85 degrees, we could go home. That was usually about 4:30. We met over...
Sign Language Experts on the Nonverbal Cues You’re Missing in Meetings

Sign Language Experts on the Nonverbal Cues You’re Missing in Meetings

Much of ASL is in reading body language and facial expressions. Here, experts share the messages sent through nonverbal displays that are volumes louder than what’s actually being said. Laurie Achin is a master at studying a person’s facial expression, gestures, and...
7 Women-Run Podcasts That Will Make You A Smarter Human

7 Women-Run Podcasts That Will Make You A Smarter Human

What’s not to love about a good podcast? You get the thrill of a good story from anywhere, anytime, without having to schlep a heavy hardcover book with you onto the subway. And while we love a good rerun of Serial and we’re diehard fans of The Daily, there are a ton...
Interviewing Candidates? Stop Acting Like a Jerk

Interviewing Candidates? Stop Acting Like a Jerk

You know there’s something wrong when Tinder horror stories sound less problematic than job hunt tales. What is it about the digital era that’s made us so cold? The fact that the term “ghosting” exists is proof enough that, in the name of ease, we’ve taken a pretty...
9 Revealing Job Interview Questions Top CEOs Ask—Answered

9 Revealing Job Interview Questions Top CEOs Ask—Answered

CEOs are notoriously eccentric, but they got where they are by picking the brightest people to join them. When it comes to either job interviews, why not base your preparation on some of their favorite questions? Here are some questions CEOs really ask—and how to...