Tag: Break Room

Hillary Clinton Demonstrates What Being Resilient in Your Career Actually Looks Like

Resilience is crucial in your career, Hillary Clinton told Yale’s class of 2018. “Everyone gets knocked down. What matters is whether you get back up and keep going,” she said. “You will make mistakes in life…It happens to all of us no matter how qualified or capable we are, take […]

L.L. Bean’s CEO Reminds You That It’s OK to Slow Down in Your Career

You feel pressure to keep moving forward—which means it can seem both counterintuitive and counterproductive to slow down in your career sometimes. In his commencement address at Dickinson College, L.L. Bean’s President and CEO, Stephen Smith, encourages you to press pause every now and then. Read Complete Article

The Classic Career Advice You Shouldn’t Forget, According to Oprah

Oprah threw out some serious wisdom to the 2018 class at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism’s recent commencement ceremony. Here’s her number one tip for graduates—and everyone else, too—for having a successful career (not quite unlike her own). Read Complete Article

How Everyone Can Make Work Better for Women, According to Michelle Obama

Former First Lady Michelle Obama knows we have a long way to go before racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination disappear from American society—and from our offices. Obama recently shared some of her hopes—and some concrete advice—at The United State of Women Summit 2018 in Los Angeles. Read Complete […]

Surviving Unemployment When You’ve Got Kids, According to Someone Who Did

Unemployment’s stressful under any circumstances, but when you’re a parent, it becomes even more challenging for all the obvious reasons. When my husband and I were laid off within six weeks of each other, we quickly found out how hard it could be to put on a brave face for […]