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People you should talk to about your career

Deanna Hartley, CareerBuilder writer

Many of today’s youth watch their favourite celebrities or professional athletes on TV and think, “I want to do that when I grow up.” And while there are a select few who may go on to achieve fame and fortune, the vast majority need a reality check — and some help from those around them.

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8 Lessons from Celebrities with Great Personal Brands

Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer

What do Oprah, Beyoncé, Martha Stewart, LeBron James, Jennifer Aniston, Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake all have in common? Besides their multi-million-dollar worth, millions of Twitter and Instagram followers, and countless endorsement deals, none of these celebrities need an introduction.

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Saying ‘I’m Sorry’ When You’ve Messed Up at Work

Debra Auerbach, CareerBuilder writer

There are many famous quotes on the topic of failure and how it’s actually a good thing. But when you make a big mistake at work, it’s pretty hard to find the positive in such a negative situation. And reciting famous quotes about failure to your boss is probably not the best way to make amends.

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How to Search for A Job While You Have a Job

Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer

You like your job – you just don’t love it. Or you hate your job, and every minute that ticks by is a minute shaved off your life. Or maybe it’s not the job, but your boss who’s the problem. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided it’s time to move on in search of better opportunities. In a perfect world, you could simply quit your job and vacation in Hawaii until your dream gig becomes available.

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