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This Millennial Went from Being Homeless to Becoming an Entrepreneur

This Millennial Went from Being Homeless to Becoming an Entrepreneur

Learn how this Millennial went from being homeless to becoming an entrepreneur + on-air personality for one of the leading radio stations.
How to Ask Your Boss for Anything (+ the Templates You'll Need to Ask)

How to Ask Your Boss for Anything (+ the Templates You'll Need to Ask)

Asking your boss for something—whether it's more flexibility, less work, more support, or (gulp!) a raise—can be incredibly daunting. Not anymore! Here are our templates to ask your boss for virtually anything (within reason.)
I Started Writing Down What I Was Grateful For and It Changed My Career

I Started Writing Down What I Was Grateful For and It Changed My Career

Here's how one contributor starting practicing mindful gratitude—and the cascading positive effect it had on her entire career.
Translating Creativity to a Tech Career

Translating Creativity to a Tech Career

Creativity and technology are linked more closely than ever before. We teamed up with Open Campus at The New School to profile some of the most lucrative jobs that require both technical expertise and a creative mind.
The Perfect Answers to 10 Common Job Interview Questions

The Perfect Answers to 10 Common Job Interview Questions

Here's how to answer ten of the most common interview questions. What's your biggest weakness? Why do you want to work here? Where do you see yourself in five years? Be prepared with the most impressive—and honest—answers.
A Letter From Our CEO on What 2020 Holds for Us

A Letter From Our CEO on What 2020 Holds for Us

What's 2020 looking like here at Career Contessa? Find out right now.
How to Get Involved in Civic Duty—Starting Today

How to Get Involved in Civic Duty—Starting Today

2020 is an important political year. Here's how you (yes, you!) can get involved in your community, local government, and across the board.
How to Write a Resignation Letter (+ a Free Template)

How to Write a Resignation Letter (+ a Free Template)

Writing a resignation letter is not as hard as it sounds. Use our resignation letter template to resign professionally, without rocking the boat. Who knows? Someday, you might need a recommendation letter!
16 Inspirational Quotes to Take into 2020

16 Inspirational Quotes to Take into 2020

This year, we had the opportunity to speak with many inspirational women (and even—gasp—a man!) about career roadblocks, personality traits, and common misconceptions in the workplace.
8 TED Talks to Make You Think Differently in 2020

8 TED Talks to Make You Think Differently in 2020

For those hours spent waiting for the ball to drop.