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4 Reasons Being the Underdog Could Be Your Biggest Advantage at Work

As the World Cup kicked off this month in Brazil, the U.S. team is facing what seems like an impossible task: To reach the second round of play, they must play up to par with two traditional soccer powerhouses, second-ranked Germany and fourth-ranked Portugal, along with Ghana, a scrappy team that’s beaten them in two previous World Cup tournaments.

4 Ways to Beat Writer's Block When Writing is Your Job

Writer's block. It's the eternal nemesis of anyone who has ever had to turn thoughts into written words. Most of us have been there, and it's always a frustrating problem to overcome. Here's how to bust through blocks.

Resumania™: Avoid Questionable Questions in Your Cover Letter

“There is no such thing as a dumb question." Well, some employers might disagree with that well-worn cliché after reading one too many misguided cover letters. Remember that when crafting a cover letter, your objective is to supply information, not request it. Keep the queries to a minimum in your application materials, and use the job interview to ask highly informed questions that show you've done your research.

10 Ways I Turned a Layoff into a Career-Building Opportunity

Even the best creative professionals can be faced with a layoff. I recently learned this firsthand. Here are 10 steps to help you take control of an out-of-control situation and get your career back on track.

7 Tips to Reverse Bad Luck in Your Job Search

Does every day feel like Friday the 13th when you’re searching for a job? If you can’t figure out how to reverse bad luck in your job hunt, follow our seven tips...