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Career Development

Archetype Test

Are you more of a Jester? What about a Wizard, or even a Revolutionary? This test will tell you which of the 12 employee archetypes you fall into. Gain a better understanding of your strengths and weaknesses, and how they impact both your work and everyday life. We'll even suggest a few careers.

Performance Self Test

You want a promotion, a raise and to start climbing your career ladder sooner than later. Welcome to the club. While almost everyone is looking to advance professionally, far too few workers actually take the time to look in the mirror and perform an honest self-assessment. Use the Performance Self-Test to rate yourself on the most important characteristics of your job, and we’ll help you accentuate your strengths and improve on your weaknesses.

Career Development Advice

  • Are Night Owls Lazy Employees?

    Some people are hard-wired to go to bed late and wake up late. They’re not lazy and they’re not insomniacs. Instead, they just have to keep a late sleep schedule or they’re liable to pay a huge toll in their health and well-being, not to … Read more...

  • 6 Reasons You Can't Get Anything Done at Work

    Even when you think you’re buckling down, chances are you’re not as productive as you could be. Taking a quick break for coffee or fresh air is one thing. However, a mental shift to scouring the Web for those cute cat videos or funny memes … Read more...

  • 9 High-Paying Tech Jobs

    If you love computers and dream in programming code, then a career in the technology industry might be perfect for you. Read more...

  • Career Test: What's Your Workplace Personality?

    We all know good, qualified people who just couldn’t succeed at a certain company. Why not? Many times it's because they just weren’t the right cultural fit. This fit -- which has less to do with your qualifications and skills and more to … Read more...

  • 8 Tips Every New College Grad Needs to Succeed

    ? All of you have degrees in hand, and the lucky among you have already secured your first jobs. But while the degree may have helped you get the job, success within the position is totally up to you from here on out. This is no longer a … Read more...

  • Is the Tone of Your E-mails Sending the Wrong Message?

    Recent surveys have estimated that over 132 billion business emails are sent and received each day. With that much communication going on through emails, there’s lots of room for confusion and misunderstandings -- especially if you are … Read more...

  • The 9 Worst Jobs of 2013

    How many times have you or your friends said that? Usually it's uttered in a moment of frustration or annoyance when everything seems to be going wrong at work. But for the employees who work in the fields included on this list, it very … Read more...

  • How to Become a Public Relations Professional

    If we can take anything away from the world of marketing and advertising, it’s that the right spokesperson can make or break an organization. Enter Kayla Tucker Adams, a public relations executive with more than 13 years of experience. Read more...

  • The Working Dead: 7 Ways to Avoid Becoming an Office Zombie

    Unfortunately for too many American workers, the feeling of being trapped for hours on end in a room full of undead souls from which there is seemingly no escape is an all-too-familiar sentiment. Perhaps that’s why millions of people have … Read more...

  • Do Work-at-Home Jobs Pay Less Than Office Jobs?

    One persistent belief about work-at-home, or telecommute, jobs is that they almost always pay far less than in-office jobs. But is this really true? While it may have been the case many years ago when telecommuting was just starting to … Read more...