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How to Make the Case for Technology in Your Family Business

(This article appeared originally on NextAvenue.org.) When you’re in a family business, it’s essential that the generations work […]

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How To Determine Your Ideal Salary Before Starting Negotiations

A job offer is one of the best feelings in the world. But looking at the salary number […]

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Your Employer’s Letting You Pick Your Job Title. Now What?

You may have noticed that job titles have gotten a bit of a makeover recently. HR managers are […]

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3 Tips to Succeed in an Open Office as a Highly Sensitive Person

The greasy smell of fries clashes with the sickly sweet pangs of scented lotion. You start breathing through […]

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Is a 401(k) Withdrawal a Good Way to Pay Off Debt?

Madison and her husband had just gotten married and moved to Boston for grad school when the bills […]

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Should You Apply For a Job You’re Not Qualified For?

“Women only apply for jobs when they are 100 percent qualified. Men, on the other hand, tend to […]

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Trash Grains to Treasure: Student Entrepreneurs Innovate for Change

Working as a server at a restaurant in San Diego, Rey Mustafa watched kitchen staff throw away huge, […]

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Experiencing Wage Theft? How to Know and How to Fix It

At the end of every shift as a server in Okoboji, Iowa, Rachel was required to pay up. […]

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How a Hair Pulling Disorder Inspired a Smart Bracelet Startup

For more than 20 years, Aneela Idnani Kumar hid her hair pulling disorder. Disguising her absent eyebrows with […]

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How to Start Saving a Little When You Don’t Earn a Lot

Whether by our parents, grandparents, teachers or older siblings, we’ve all been lectured on the importance of saving […]

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Building a Better Bike Helmet by Reinventing the Wheel

Jordan Klein and David Hall’s ideal bike helmet doesn’t look like a bike helmet at all. It’s a […]

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What to Know About Starting Your Own Nonprofit

So, you want to make a difference, huh? It’s one thing to have an interesting idea to improve […]