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Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg.

8 business leaders explain why you don’t need a college degree to be successful

If time is money, consider whether the time spent in college will ultimately be worth the investment. It may not be.

Singapore job-seekers deterred by low pay, shift work and physically strenuous work in non-PMET jobs, MOM study finds

PMET openings were easier to fill than non-PMET ones, MOM said.
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.
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.
Make sure you and your boss are on the same page. Libby Leffler pictured.

A former Googler and Facebook exec says your parents’ career path is just about dead, and there’s a better way to move up in the world

The career ladder is a thing of the past, says former Googler and Facebook executive Libby Leffler. Instead, Leffler advocates approaching your career like a "jungle gym," an idea that's also been publicized by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.
Careers don't have to follow linear progressions, experts say.

Experts say too many people suffer from a ‘delusional belief’ about their careers that doesn’t do them any favors

Some experts say that our belief in the "career myth" — the idea that careers follow a linear path — is holding us back. It's no longer the case that employees can expect incremental chances to advance up the career ladder.

The former director of the CIA got into intelligence after his wife urged him to ‘get a real job and help pay the bills’

John Brennan, the former director of the CIA, says his wife prodded him to apply to the CIA when he was in his 20s, so he could help support them financially.

A former Facebook exec asks herself the same question at the end of every day to keep her career on track

Career coach Debra Bednar-Clark aligns her mission and her intentions at the end of every day, in both her professional and personal lives.