Four Ways to Figure Out What You Really Want to Do with Your Life

At any stage in life, deciding what you want to “do” with your life can feel like an enormous amount of pressure. It can come when you’re 18 or when you’re 50, and it’s always a difficult process to work through. It’s not hopeless, though! Here are a few ways to help you figure it out.

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How to Survive an Open Office

I’m writing for advice on how to deal with overbearing coworkers.

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What I Learned From Learning How to Say No

I used to be a people-pleaser.

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Learn What You’re Bad at to Find the Thing You’re Really Good At

Dan Levy is best known right now for his portrayal of David rose in the beloved hit Schitt’s Creek, about a once-rich family living in the town they bought as a joke. Levy is also the series’ showrunner and creator, and he has some advice for how to amp your creative talent.

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Learn What You’re Bad at to Find the Thing You’re Really Good At

Dan Levy is best known right now for his portrayal of David rose in the beloved hit Schitt’s Creek, about a once-rich family living in the town they bought as a joke. Levy is also the series’ showrunner and creator, and he has some advice for how to amp your creative talent.

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How to Explain That You Were Fired During a Job Interview

The job search can be brutal; just getting that first interview feels like an enormous hurdle, even if your resume is airtight. And if it’s not? Well, this is how you explain a past job ending badly to a prospective employer.

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I’m Jad Abumrad, Founder and Co-Host of Radiolab, and This Is How I Work

As the creator of Radiolab, Jad Abumrad is not just responsible for one of the most highly regarded radio shows and podcasts, but for a style of sound design that influenced many of today’s most popular audio shows. He’s also the host of Radiolab spinoff More Perfect, a show about Supreme Court rulings and amendments…

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What to Do When a Colleague Overshares

This week, Human Resource answers the question: How do you deal with a work “friend” who treats you like his personal therapist?

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Prepare Yourself for Setbacks in Your Early 20s

“There is no guidance or set path after college,” says redditor u/InvictaVox in a thread on r/AskMen about growing older. When you’ve been spending most of your life in school, graduating one grade a year, you get used to steady forward progression. You might be able to hold onto that feeling at your first job. But in…

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How to Deal With Jerks at Work

This week we’ve got two semi-related questions about obnoxious coworkers—a common workplace theme! Thank you for all the questions, please keep them coming: humanresource@lifehacker.com.

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