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Side Hustle Ideas That Actually Help Your Career

One of the things that really gets me riled up is looking at articles that claim to have great ideas for side hustles for women. The article is usually accompanied by a horrible stock image of a woman holding a baby while balancing a laptop. And the suggestions...

When Should You Ask for a Raise?

Figuring out when you should ask for a raise can be confusing. And because of that, most people ask too late. So when should you ask for a raise? It’s all broken down here.

The 5 Money And Career Lessons That Led Me Here

I’ve been lucky so far to have a varied career. I started off as a CPA for PwC auditing large banks during the financial crisis (super interesting, incredibly exhausting). I went to business school at Duke to broaden my skillset and take me in a different direction...

5 Negotiating Mistakes I’ve Made

Lucky for us, negotiation is a skill that can be learned. While I used to be the world’s worst negotiator (I can’t overemphasize how bad I was), I’ve learned from my mistakes. Here are 5 lessons I had to learn the hard way.

4 Ways To Research Your Salary

You want to make sure you’re being paid fairly, but you don’t know where to start. Here are 4 ways you can easily research your salary

What Should You Negotiate For?

Let me ask you a question: when was the last time you negotiated? I was reading a study earlier this week where they asked men and women to recount the last time they negotiated. Before reading the results of the study, I decided to ask myself the same thing: when was...

Know Your Worth: What Do You Really Want?

One of the core concepts at The Worth Project is to know your worth, and then ask for it. But what does knowing your worth mean? To us it's knowing what you love, what you want, and what you're capable of. And then it's going out and getting it. To help you get...

“So. What do you do?

Having a strong message not only opens doors, it makes me feel that much better about who I am, what I do, and what my future holds.

Unstick Your Career

Seek out and create opportunities that put your interests first, rather than seeking out opportunities that put a guide for promotion first.