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Lowest Paying College Majors

Lowest Paying College Majors

Tweet With today’s economy down in the dumps, many people are attending college to guarantee financial security. The college students are looking to achieve a goal, to graduate with a degree and get a great job. Isn’t that the way the college fairy tale ends? Unfortunately, this could not be further from the truth for […]

Take Online Courses for Free with Coursera

Take Online Courses for Free with Coursera

Tweet Wouldn’t it be a brilliant idea if a group of people got together and partnered with top universities to provide classes to people around the world (via the internet). And, wouldn’t it be even more wonderful if the courses were free?  At Coursea  they have done just that. Sign up to view lectures for […]

Five Tips to Help You Do Well In a Phone Interview

Five Tips to Help You Do Well In a Phone Interview

Tweet It’s easy to not take a phone interview seriously until it’s too late.  Oftentimes we shrug it off as something we can accomplish during our lunch hour on a park bench, but the phone interview part of the job hunt ought to be taken more seriously.  After all, how can you expect a company […]

The Ability to Earn Income is Your Greatest Asset

The Ability to Earn Income is Your Greatest Asset

Tweet In this kind of financial environment, with the volatility of the market, the crash of the housing industry, the uncertainty of the global economy, and the high unemployment rates around the world many people are saying that a job is a person’s greatest asset. There was a time when I would have disagreed with […]

3 Things to Think About When Getting a Pay Raise

3 Things to Think About When Getting a Pay Raise

Tweet The story is very typical.  You get a call from the big boss and he asks you to come into his main office.  You’ve been working hard the last two years and you’ve been hoping and praying for a pay raise.  Your blood races faster and you start smiling.  You walk confidently into his […]

Five Things to Look for When Choosing Online Colleges

Five Things to Look for When Choosing Online Colleges

Tweet When it comes to online colleges, not all are created equally. Many schools and universities are unaccredited which means that their degrees and other qualifications are not accepted by some employers. If you want to find a civil service job, you will need to attend an accredited online college. Employers will look at the […]

How to Turn a Hobby Into a Business

How to Turn a Hobby Into a Business

Tweet Did you know there are over 20 million sole proprietorships in the United States, and those individual businesses account for about 80 percent of all small businesses? The entrepreneurial spirit has fueled innovation and economic growth in this country since its inception, and people today are keeping the spirit alive and well. It makes sense because […]

Job Hunting Tips for the New College Graduate

Job Hunting Tips for the New College Graduate

Tweet If you’re a college student preparing to graduate, you may find that some job markets aren’t exactly hot right now. There are plenty of jobs out there, but finding your ideal job will be harder than it has been in the past. While many of these tips are helpful for someone seeking their first […]

How to Find Legitimate Work From Home Opportunities

How to Find Legitimate Work From Home Opportunities

Tweet We’ve all received an email with urgent information about how we can make our living in a few hours a day by working from home. Although opportunities like this do exist, these unsolicited messages are often deemed as nothing more than spam sent by scammers trying to get your credit card information. So, how […]

Resume Writing Tips to Stand Out From the Crowd

Resume Writing Tips to Stand Out From the Crowd

Tweet I recently graduated college and had to interview with multiple companies. Before I even got to the interview, my resume was looked at by multiple managers. I remember one interview where the first thing the manager asked about was a misspelling. I was embarrassed but thankfully I had a revised copy on me where […]