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Past articles by Morgan:

What It's Like Returning to the Office as a Person With a Disability: ‘My Biggest Fear Was Physical Survival'

This is part of CNBC Make It’s My First Day Back series, where people share what it’s like to return to the office after working remotely during the pandemic. → Read More

The Top 10 Fully Remote Companies to Work for in 2022—Many Are Hiring Right Now

MakeMyMove.com, an online directory of cities that will pay remote workers to relocate there, identified the 23 best fully remote places to work. → Read More

64% of Workers Would Consider Quitting If Asked to Return to the Office Full-Time

Companies demanding people back to the office could see more employees leave their jobs soon, according to a new report from the ADP Research Institute. → Read More

The No. 1 Mistake People Make When Applying for Jobs, According to Microsoft's Head of Recruiting

Lauren Gardner, the head of global talent acquisition at Microsoft, has evaluated thousands of job candidates during her 31 years working for the tech giant. → Read More

How Pandemic Changes to Work Can Help ‘Level the Playing Field' for Women, According to a Female CEO

Diane Bryant has spent most of career working for some of the best companies in the world – Intel and Google – often as one of the few women in the room. → Read More

This 33-Year-Old Raised $40 Million to Give Rural Farmers Solar Power and Help Fight Climate Change

In 2012 Samir Ibrahim and Charles Nichols launched SunCulture, a start-up that helps farmers grow food without relying on rainfall by using solar power instead. → Read More

I Left the U.S. for Bali and Was ‘Depressed' at First: Doing These 2 Things Every Day Made the Experience ‘Amazing'

“The difference between Bali and every other city I researched is that it seemed very peaceful,” Olumide Gbenro tells CNBC Make It. → Read More

3 ‘Must-Read' Books by Women to Read in 2022, According to Female CEOs

The titles range from fantastical fiction to scientific deep-dives. → Read More

The Best Way to Answer ‘Why Do You Want to Work Here?' According to Two Career Experts

It’s important to be genuine and personal in your response to show how much time and effort you put into preparing for the interview. → Read More

The Best Way to Answer ‘Tell Me About Yourself' and 2 Other Common, Tricky Interview Questions

Jeff Hyman has interviewed more than 30,000 job candidates throughout his career as a recruiter, and there are three questions that consistently stump people. → Read More

The Right Questions to Ask New Colleagues and 2 Other Ways to Succeed in a New Remote Job

Meeting your co-workers and learning about office politics is even more challenging in a remote environment where it’s just you and your computer screen. → Read More

This Is the Highest-Paid Job in Every State, According to the BLS

Positions in medicine and health care are the highest paid jobs in all 50 states, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. → Read More

The 3 Best Books to Help You Have a Happier, More Successful Career in 2022, According to a Career Coach of 12 Years

If “reading more books” is one of your resolutions for the new year, consider adding career coach Susan Peppercorn’s top recommendations to your list. → Read More

Young Employees Are Losing Out ‘on a Lot' by Not Going to the Office, Business Experts Say

Research shows that many younger employees feel less productive than their older colleagues while working from home. → Read More

3 Tricks for Setting–and Sticking to–your New Year's Resolutions, According to Career Coaches

Committing to – and crushing – your New Year’s work resolutions doesn’t have to be stressful. → Read More

I Returned to the Office for the First Time Since the Pandemic Began—After Having a Baby. Here's How It Went

Katie Lutz says she was surprised at how “natural and nostalgic” it felt to be back in her Atlanta office after working from home for almost two years. → Read More

The 5 Best States to Look for a Remote Job in Right Now

Monster looked at all of its job postings over the past three months to determine which states have the highest number of remote jobs available. → Read More

The Top 10 U.S. Companies for Work-Life Balance, According to Glassdoor

Many of the highest-rated employers on Glassdoor’s list offer flexible working schedules and unlimited PTO. → Read More

This 24-Year-Old Dropped Out of Columbia to Build a $140 Million Underwear Brand

Cami Téllez launched Parade while she was an undergraduate student at Columbia University with $3.5 million in seed funding → Read More