When people go through a job search, the salary figures and job duties are often the information applicants pay attention to the most. While both factors are definitely important and should be part of the equation, [...]
One of the biggest challenges to finding a job when you are unemployed is the length of time you have been without a job. The unfortunate reality is this: the longer you have been out of [...]
Do you carry any debt? If you are like most people, then you probably have an account somewhere that you are working hard to pay off. Maybe it is that pesky credit card payment that doesn’t [...]
Graduate schools see an upsurge in applications during recessions. This is in part from recent college graduates putting off having to throw their resume in the ring, and in part from older workers deciding a layoff [...]
There are days when I just don’t want to get anything done. It’s been a particular problem for me in these early weeks of 2013. I’ve been unwell and unmotivated, and it’s been easy to shrug [...]
One of the best things you can do for yourself — and your earning potential — is to improve your education. Develop the habits of a lifelong learner, and you will be more likely to go [...]
Not too long ago, someone I know was complaining about how he was running low on funds, and how he was concerned about money. I expressed my worry, and asked if he had any prospects. He [...]
Even though the numbers seem to be showing some improvement in the employment picture, it’s still a tough market out there. Competition for available jobs is still fairly stiff. If you want the interview — much [...]
Thanks to the recently sluggish economy, as well as the rise of technology, the interest in earning money on the side has been growing. The idea of a little extra cash is appealing — especially for [...]
With the cost of a post-secondary education on the rise, it is little surprise that many students (and their parents) are looking for ways to reduce the overall cost of attending university. There are a number [...]
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