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In The Bustle Booth With Samantha Saperstein, Head Of Women On The Move At JPMorgan Chase

When influential women hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. The rest is up to them. In this special…
By Allison Berry
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Take A Power Walk With Nina Tandon, Who Followed Her Passion To A Groundbreaking Career

The idea of following your passion may sometimes feel easier said than done, and CEO and co-founder of EpiBone Nina Tandon understands that better than anyone. "You know, I get it. 'Follow your passion'— it can sound so impractical when there are so…
By Allison Berry

This Dream Job Will Pay You To Look After 55 Cats On A Gorgeous Greek Island

Wouldn't you just love to find a job on a tranquil island surrounded by the sun, sea, and lots and lots of animals? Well, now feline fans can because a cat lover's dream job is open for applications. Said vacancy is looking for someone to live on a…
By Lauren Sharkey
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Take A Power Walk With Neha Kulkarni, Who Believes The Key To A Successful Career Is Balance

Choosing a career is a huge decision. But if you’re anxious about the road ahead, know that your first job doesn't define the entire trajectory of your career. Perhaps no one knows this better than Neha Kulkarni. Though she currently holds the role…
By Erin Kelly
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In The Bustle Booth With Rent The Runway CEO & Co-Founder Jennifer Hyman

When influential women hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. The rest is up to them. In this special…
By Erin Kelly
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What Can You Do To Get Ahead In Your Career Today?

By Erin Kelly & Allison Gore
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Take A Power Walk With The Founders Of Havenly, Entrepreneur Sisters Who Are Defying The Odds Every Day

Ready for a wild statistic? Only 2.2 percent of venture capitalist funding goes to female-owned businesses. While it’s more than the 1.9 percent of venture funding female founders were granted in 2016, it still pales in comparison to the 79 percent…
By Erin Kelly

9 Easy Ways To Impress Your Boss Every Day

If you'd like to snag yourself a raise, move up in your company, or simply score great references for future jobs, then you'll definitely want to know how to impress your boss a little each day. There are big things you can do, like going above and…
By Carolyn Steber
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In the Bustle Booth with Thasunda Duckett

When influential women hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. The rest is up to them. This time, Thasunda…
By Erin Kelly

You Can Get Paid $10,000 This Summer Just To Travel & Take Pics — Here's How To Apply

If you've got a serious case of wanderlust, but you're low on funds, I have amazing news. You can get paid to travel at $10,000 for the summer. Seriously. If you think this sounds way too good to be true, it's actually a real thing. Days Inn just…
By Brandi Neal
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Take A Power Walk With Colleen Briggs, Who Will Inspire You To Turn Your Passion Into A Career

More than half of America's 100 million full-time employees don't feel a real connection to their jobs, reporting unhappiness in the workplace. Since most of these people spend the majority of their waking hours at work, this is a huge problem, and…
By Erin Kelly

This Is EXACTLY What To Say If You Want A Raise, But Aren't Sure How To Ask For One

You may have a job you love, though it may also come with some challenges, such as office politics or having to work a lot of overtime. While you don’t think those are too big a deal, something else may be — asking for a raise. You flash back to…
By Natalia Lusinski

7 Harmful Myths About Asking For A Raise That Just Aren't True

If there's an internal debate going on inside your head over whether you should ask for a raise or not, you're not alone. With the gender pay gap, society's expectations of women, and fact that women are less likely to get raises, it can be…
By Iman Hariri-Kia

15 Signs You Need A Career Coach, According To Experts

Are you happy with your job? You may think your job or career is just fine, but there are many signs you need a career coach. Sometimes, it's to help you rewrite your resume. Other times, it's to get more clarity about your long-term career…
By Natalia Lusinski

How To Use Your 7 Chakras To Get The Career You Want

Career advice and spiritual advice are rarely given together, but Amber-Lee Lyons, creator of Chakra Girl Business School, is changing that. Through her online course, she teaches women how to further their careers based on knowledge of their…
By Suzannah Weiss

9 Problematic Myths Women Are Taught About Work (And What To Believe Instead)

When we're growing up, there are a ton of different, often conflicting things we're taught about work. "Follow your dreams." "Be realistic." "Hard work can get you anywhere." "It's all about who you know." Many of these myths disempower us, and if…
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Tips For Finding The Best Job Mentor For You

At some point, you may need a career coach. Perhaps you had a steady job for years, but were suddenly laid off. Or maybe you want to switch careers altogether, but aren't sure what the next steps would be. In any case, you could use a boost from a…
By Natalia Lusinski

People Are Sharing What They Say When They're Unprepared For A Meeting & It's Actually Genius

We've all had this moment: it's a Friday afternoon and you're 45 minutes into your hour-long team meeting. From the corner of your eye you can spot a hint of sunshine and blue sky from outside the window, while you remain trapped on the other side…
By Iman Hariri-Kia

7 Apps That Will ACTUALLY Help You Find A Job

You probably have go-to ways of looking for a job, but there are several ways to find a job through an app, too. After all, gone are the days of finding a Kinko's and printing out your resume and cover letter. Now, via email and companies' websites…
By Natalia Lusinski

Easy Ways To Get Your Passion Back For Your Career When You Feel You've Lost It

At some point, you may no longer be as excited about your job as you once were. But there are ways to get your job passion back when you feel you've lost it. After all, you know it's hiding within you, somewhere, but you just don't where it's gone…
By Natalia Lusinski