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If you're not satisfied with your current job, it may be time to create an action plan. What are some effective strategies for finding the right career?

By Thomas Moore

If someone handed you a 100 dollar bill on the street, you'd take it, right? Same thing goes for employee benefits. Opting in to the right ones could save you hundreds and even thousands of dollars a year.

By Clint Pumphrey

Most of us know how to write a résumé, but you'd be surprised at the unnecessary information that people place on them -- do you really think your height, weight and eye color will help you land a job as an accountant?

By Ed Grabianowski

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Sending in your resume on a cake? Asking how many "hot chicks" work for the company? We've pretty much heard and seen it all, so we're going to tell you what not to do during your next job interview.

By John Perritano

More than 85 percent of U.S. employers feel cover letters are important -- yet they only have time to give them a 15-second glance. How can you make sure yours stands out in a good way? Just don't do the 10 things on this list.

By Melanie Radzicki McManus

If you've never opened a 401(k) account before, the wide range of options might be intimidating. Get to know the basics before you start saving.

By Jeff Harder

Forget free sodas and nominal gym discounts. Today's employers are wooing workers with ever more creative, desirable benefits that help improve employee retention and productivity. Which ones seem almost too good to be true?

By Melanie Radzicki McManus

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You've done it! You survived four years of college, four years of medical school and maybe a couple years of graduate school as well, and now you've finally earned your medical degree. Too bad the hard work's just begun.

By Ed Grabianowski

Does the idea of searching for a new job seem impossible? With a little organization, it's possible to catch that one job listing you've been hoping for.

By Jane McGrath

Don't know which path you should take on the road to career success? A few simple tips can open the right doors.

By Jeff Harder

Finding a job in your own backyard is hard enough. But what where do you even begin if you want to find a job overseas?

By Beth Brindle

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Whether you're fresh off the job hunt or a seasoned employee, a little organization can go a long way. Here are five tips for keeping the piles at bay.

By Kate Kershner

Late one night, it finally hits you -- the idea that's going to make you rich! But first you want to incorporate your company to limit your personal liability. What does incorporation mean, and how do you get it done?

By Todd Walls

Protected by legal agreements, fail-safes and vaults, the world’s most valuable trade secrets rake in millions of dollars for their owners. Here are 10 lucrative legends.

By Melanie Radzicki McManus

Sometimes, it can be more affordable to let another business handle some tasks rather than giving them to internal employees. Which jobs get outsourced most frequently?

By Chris Warren

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Do you need a little money to finally finish your debut novel? How about a few bucks for reshoots on your documentary? Thanks to Kickstarter, you can use crowdsourcing to get that project done.

By Dave Roos

Corporations raise money for new ventures by selling shares of the company's stock in an IPO, to raise the investment capital. Learn what IPO stands for in this article.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

If you love dogs and would like a job with flexible hours you might be interested in learning how to start a dog walking business. Learn about how to start a dog walking business in this article.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

You really would like to help recovering addicts get on their feet and you'd like learn how to start a recovery house. Read this article to help you learn about how to start a recovery house.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

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You'd like to start a title loan business because you heard that it can be very lucrative. It's not that easy to start one, but here's how to start a title loan business.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

You'd like to start a tree service, but are not sure how. Once you've read this article about how to start a tree service, you'll be ready to go.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

You'd like to know how to start an animal sanctuary for the increasing number of abandoned and homeless animals in your neighborhood. This article will show you how to start an animal sanctuary.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

If you know how to start fish farming you can have a profitable aquaculture operation. Learn about how to start fish farming in this article.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

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If you're interested in buying items wholesale and selling them to the public, you will have to get a wholesale license. Learn about how to get a wholesale license in this article.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

When making an employee schedule, find out who's available when, have employees fill in their preferred hours and then you fill in the rest. Learn how to make an employee schedule in this article.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors