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How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work Remotely

by Irina Sidorenko | October 22, 2019

Remote work continues to grow, with proven benefits for both employers and employees, but many people don't have the option to work remotely. So how do you convince your manager to let you work remotely? Here's a step-by-step guide for doing just that.

Career Lessons from Adam Driver

by Derek Loosvelt | October 21, 2019

Adam Driver is one of the busiest young leading actors in Hollywood, but his path to success has been anything but easy. And from that path there's much to learn—about how to succeed and excel, no matter which career path you might take.

100 Best Internships for 2020

by Vault Careers | October 15, 2019

Based on a survey of nearly 14,000 interns, Vault's 2020 Internship Rankings highlight the most prestigious internships, best overall internships, best industry-specific internships, and programs offering the best quality of life, career development, compensation and benefits, diversity, and employment prospects.

How to Map Your Career Like an Author Structures Plot

by Laura Slingo | October 14, 2019

Drawing from the approach that seasoned authors take to structure their stories' plots, here's how to build balanced, effective, unique career paths.

5 Tips for Succeeding at Working Remotely

by Jono Bacon | October 11, 2019

Remote working isn't for everyone. But for those who find they're more in their “zone” when working from home, here are five ways to build and maintain remote working strength and capabilities.

3 Signs It's Time to Take a Personal Day

by Vault Careers | October 10, 2019

Paid time off isn't just a benefit to be used for weeks at the beach; it's also there to use when you need to take a single day off to reboot and re-energize. So if you find yourself experiencing any of these three things, it might be time to take a personal day.

Why You Should Tell Your Boss You’re Taking a Mental Health Day

by Nicole Lapin | October 08, 2019

The idea of taking a mental health day is becoming more accepted, but most people still call out sick. Here's why you should talk about mental health at work.

How to Thrive at Work After a Major Medical Diagnosis

by Stephan Maldonado | October 08, 2019

Working after a cancer diagnosis is daunting. We spoke with Rebecca Nellis of Cancer and Careers about resources available for people who work during treatment.

Five Reasons Why It's Best to Be a Parent at McKinsey

by McKinsey & Company | October 07, 2019

Consultants from around the world explain the benefits and resources McKinsey provides that make it easier for them to be successful parents and consultants.

6 Best Time Management Software Programs and Apps

by Jane Hurst | October 02, 2019

Time management is a critical skill for all professionals—and time management software and apps are excellent ways to increase this skill and boost your productivity. Here are the top six programs and apps that will help you stay focused.

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