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Bosses should follow these steps to make their employees happy.

The top 5 things every boss must do to make their employees happy

According to a certified leadership coach, bosses and managers should understand the importance of a work-life balance.
Employees don't expect you to be perfect. Lexi Reese pictured.

A former Google exec has used a simple framework every time she’s decided to switch jobs for the last 20 years

Making a career change can be intimidating. Gusto COO and ex-Googler Lexi Reese uses the same, simple approach every time she switches jobs.
Some big companies are offering career coaching as a benefit, using Bravely.

I tried the free, personalized career-coaching app offered by companies like Zillow and Evernote, and it was a massively productive 45 minutes

Companies using the coaching startup Bravely offer employees free career coaching, whether about talking about a difficult boss or asking for a raise.
What would a networking-free career look like?

Don’t bother inviting me to catch up over coffee — I’m done networking and I’m starting to think you should be, too

Will schmoozing help you build a successful career? Maybe, but I wonder if you're better off developing actual skills.
Left to right: Adam Gorode, cofounder and CEO of AGW Group; Stephanie Sharlow, chief editor for DesignRush; Kinh DeMaree, technical talent partner for Moveworks; Sam Meenasian, director of operations at USA Business Insurance.

I asked 9 executives for the best ways to build a career you’re proud of, and came away with 5 key lessons

Here are five insights on career growth from nine executives of varying fields and professions.
Can you read your boss?

12 signs your boss is impressed with you, even if it doesn’t seem like it

Signs your boss likes you aren't always super obvious. If you're worried about whether or not your manager supports you, consider these more subtle signs.
Goldman Sachs COO David Solomon.

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon shares his number one piece of advice for millennials who want to get ahead in their careers

Millennials shouldn't expect to always know what's next in their careers, says Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon.
Sometimes you need money, prestige, or experience to get ahead.

I asked more than a dozen people what a ‘good’ job looks like, and noticed a curious pattern among the worst jobs they’ve had

Many people who took "bad" jobs, or jobs that proved unfulfilling, ultimately ended up learning what kind of role would suit them better.

6 things I thought I knew about adulthood at age 20 that turned out to be completely wrong

Author Laura McCamy details six lessons of her life and career, both of which turned out to be completely different than she anticipated at age 20.
There are plenty of side gigs you can do without leaving home.

9 side hustles you can easily do from home

From transcribing audio to being a virtual language tutor for kids, here are nine side hustles you can easily do from home to bring in some extra cash.