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Socializing with CEOs Pays Off

Socializing with CEOs Pays Off

When I was 21, I had the good fortune to attend the Social Venture Network conference, a membership group of hundreds of CEOs committed to building socially-oriented businesses that value social change alongside profits. The cost of SVN seemed…

Making the Leap from Doer to Leader

Making the Leap from Doer to Leader

Twelve years ago, Danielle Paletz saw what her boss was doing and thought, “I can do that.” And she did. 
First, she successfully made the leap to founder, launching the staffing recruitment firm iQuestPartners in New York…

“I Turned Myself into a Risk-Taker”

“I Turned Myself into a Risk-Taker”

Introducing Over Drinks: MoreWorth sits down with top execs you need to know.. 

Today, Dee Poku, co-founder and CEO of The WIE Network.

A few years ago, I walked away from a high-level marketing…

Love Your Work & Earn More Money

Love Your Work & Earn More Money

Are you dying for a new job, a bigger paycheck, a more fulfilling career?
Join the club—really. Starting next week, you could be Livin’ the Dream.
Tell us your story, and you could be one of…

Doing Good, Earning More

Doing Good, Earning More

Shortly after finishing graduate school in Minneapolis, I landed my dream job. I was hired as the political director for a reproductive health agency—and ended up writing legislation that got signed into law in my first year.

That…

A Job You Love by 2013

A Job You Love by 2013

Welcome to part four of RESTART 2012, a painless four-part financial scrub-down that will have you in fighting shape before you can say “FICO.”

You’ve audited your accounts, cut the junk, and made saving…

6 Strategic Moves for the Office Party

6 Strategic Moves for the Office Party

At that messy intersection of co-workers, bosses, disco music, soggy appetizers and alcohol, you find: The Holiday Office Party. It can be mildly awkward (did you need to see your boss’s voguing dance moves?), a career wrecker…

6 Golden Rules for a Job Hunt

6 Golden Rules for a Job Hunt

DailyWorth is hiring—and the experience has gotten us thinking about lessons we’ve learned from hundreds of job applications we’ve vetted over the last two years. From us to you, our six top tips for…

Improve Revenue, You Win

Improve Revenue, You Win

It might seem like there’s a secret formula to getting a raise in tough times—but it’s actually quite simple. We talked to three managers, and they all agreed: improve your company’s bottom line. Here’s how…

How to Ask for a Raise…And Get It!

How to Ask for a Raise…And Get It!

Consider walking into your boss’s office to ask for a raise, and feeling calm and grounded and ready to earn more—not keyed-up, insecure, and ready to hear “no.”

You can do it, says negotiating expert Lisa Gates…

Our Main Movie Motivators

Our Main Movie Motivators

We can all use kick-butt inspiration when it comes to our careers—and sometimes Hollywood comes through. Five of our fave movies featuring high-powered women characters:
Baby Boom—Her no-nonsense ways made J.C. Wiatt…

My Action Plan for Joanne

My Action Plan for Joanne

Within minutes of talking to Joanne, my advisee for the Money Fix, I knew that if she wanted to be a high earner, she needed to start thinking and talking like one. Otherwise, no matter how many resumes she sent…

How Flex Should You Be in Your Job Hunt?

How Flex Should You Be in Your Job Hunt?

Hunting for work in today’s skeletal job market can be frustrating—depressing or even demoralizing. You’d be willing to do anything to get a job.

Or would you? A recent Rutgers survey shows that many unemployed people are…

An Underearner Tells a New Story

An Underearner Tells a New Story

Hi. My name is Joanne and I’m an underearner. You know, someone who “earns less than her potential despite her need or desire to do otherwise” (to quote my wonderful Money Fix mentor Barbara Stanny from her book, Overcoming…

How I Nailed a Raise in a Wage Freeze

How I Nailed a Raise in a Wage Freeze

A year ago, I was offered the job of social media editor for my city’s newspaper. It was a significant promotion, but the raise was meager. I was making $32,500. I deserved more, but recent cutbacks and…

Act Like a Man—Sometimes

Act Like a Man—Sometimes

Moving up the corporate ladder isn’t just a matter of rockin’ the spreadsheets. A new study finds that if you want to climb the rungs, you have to act like a man… but not all the time…

Report on Women, 50 Years Later

Report on Women, 50 Years Later

It has been almost half a century since President John F. Kennedy established the Commission on the Status of Women, which issued the first comprehensive look at our gender back in 1962. Now, a mere 49 years later, the government…

Cut the Cord

Cut the Cord

Do you ever feel funky around certain business associates, whether a boss, colleague or employee? Don’t dismiss it as silly or “just a bad mood/day.” Those negative interpersonal dynamics are a form of bad energy…

Congratulations! What a Year!

Congratulations! What a Year!

DailyWorth’s core mission is to give women key insights into building net worth. How has your net worth changed in 2010? Before you look forward (many of us have that New Year’s To Do list on the brain…