Work & Life

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Tales of a cheap woman

From asking for discounts to cleaning out your wardrobe, there are lots of simple ways to stretch your hard-earned dollar.
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Sarah and the city

Work and life recently brought Sarah to New York for 10 days and she has lived to tell the tale. She shares the ups and downs of navigating work travel and New York's chaos.

The hidden costs of being super organized

People who are good at organization do it effortlessly, right? Think again. Some real talk on the work of being organized — and tips for easing the burden.
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When you need to leave your job

How do you know when it's time to stop sticking it out and, instead, move on? Alyssa shares five factors she considered when contemplating leaving her job.

Talk to your parents about their will TODAY

Talking about death sucks, but your future self will thank you for having tough conversations with your parents NOW about how they want their affairs handled when they die, and what role, if any, they hope you'll play.
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Why you need a professional development crew

If you're looking for more support or a kick in the pants to get something started, you need a professional development squad. This blog wouldn't exist if I hadn’t found one.
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How waiting tables prepared me for business

It’s been years since I’ve brought anyone a beer in exchange for a tip, but working at a sports bar taught me some valuable lessons about being professional.