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Complete confidence is overrated. Kathryn Minshew pictured.

The 32-year-old CEO of The Muse who quit a job at McKinsey to start her own company shows there are 2 ways to launch a business — and one gives ...

The Muse, a job-search and career-advice platform, started out as a side project for CEO Kathryn Minshew and her cofounder. Minshew said she waited to quit her day job until she saw that her idea could be a viable business.
Complete confidence is overrated. Kathryn Minshew pictured.

Even the most successful entrepreneurs aren’t always completely sure what they’re doing, and that’s a good thing

Coffee Meets Bagel COO Dawoon Kang and The Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew say they've accepted that they may never be completely confident in their decisions. But that lurking self-doubt be what makes them good at their jobs.
Kathryn Minshew, pictured, wanted to give people a leg up in their careers.

A 32-year-old startup CEO threw up the first time she tried to negotiate a raise — and it inspired her to launch her own company

The Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew explains that she started the company to give young professionals the kind of guidance she wished she'd had earlier in her career.
Don't wait until you're turning in shoddy work.

A woman who’s spent over a decade in HR shares the No. 1 sign it’s time to quit your job

Toni Thompson, vice president of people and talent at The Muse, says you always want to leave your employer with good memories of you and your work.
She refused to give up. Kathryn Minshew pictured.

A startup founder who was rejected 148 times before raising almost $30 million made 2 small changes to get investors excited

Kathryn Minshew, the cofounder and CEO of The Muse, kept getting rejected by investors until she figured out how to make her pitch more appealing.

Here’s exactly what to say when the interviewer asks why you’re leaving your current job

Toni Thompson, head of talent and human resources at The Muse, suggests explaining that your role doesn't allow you to develop the skills you need long-term.

A CEO explains why some of the most common advice for entrepreneurs is a double-edged sword

Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew says that while it's important to shoot for the stars when starting a business, true success tends to come from starting small.

Here’s the email you should send to everyone you know when you’re looking for a new job

The COO and CEO of The Muse, authors of "The New Rules of Work," share a template for a mass email letting people know you're looking for a new job.

Here’s a simple formula for crafting an ‘elevator pitch’ you can use just about anywhere

The COO and CEO of The Muse, co-authors of "The New Rules of Work," say it's crucial to be able to introduce yourself and explain your job in about 30 seconds.

Too many people make a career mistake that lets their dream job pass them by

The CEO and COO of The Muse, authors of "The New Rules of Work," say it's crucial to be proactive about your career progression.