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  • Getting a job is not as easy as it was 20 years ago. Especially for minors. Walk with me through my personal experience in helping teens find employment and my research into the laws affecting the potential employment of minors.

    Hard Knocks for Minors Entering the Workforce

    Hard Knocks for Minors Entering the Workforce

    by Willow Mattox0

  • Moving to a new country and working with children is a big decision. This guide is to help you decide if it is the right choice for you.

    Should You Teach English in Korea?

    Should You Teach English in Korea?

    by Jake Jebrone0

  • The main reason teachers are quitting their jobs in the U.S. is because of the poor working conditions they face every day. Collectively, these poor working conditions make the teaching profession unbearable for even the best educators.

    12 Good Reasons Teachers Are Quitting Their Jobs in the U.S.

    12 Good Reasons Teachers Are Quitting Their Jobs in the U.S.

    by Madeleine Clays1

  • You have finally nailed that big raise. The things you do right after will determine how successful you are in your new position. Here are some quick tips to avoid new pitfalls after your promotion!

    5 Things to Avoid After You Earn a Promotion

    5 Things to Avoid After You Earn a Promotion

    by Marshall L0

  • If you’re not particularly passionate about a particular type of law, then you may end up stuck with a degree that you don’t enjoy and doesn’t even pay very well. Examine your interests, strengths, and career options closely to see if heading to law school is right for you.

    Should You Be a Lawyer? The Answer Is Probably “No”

    Should You Be a Lawyer? The Answer Is Probably “No”

    by Ria Fritz2

  • If you're feeling stuck in your current job situation, this article outlines some of the options available to you for breaking free and continuing your ascent up the corporate ladder.

    How to Dig Yourself Out of a Career Rut

    How to Dig Yourself Out of a Career Rut

    by Max Dalton0

  • Whether you’ve recently lost your job, or just in the market for something new, job hunting can be a time consuming, unsure and painful undertaking. Take the time to prepare and you'll have much higher chances of landing that next great job you're looking for.

    How to Prepare for a Successful Job Search

    How to Prepare for a Successful Job Search

    by Ashley Gray0

  • Many people don't realize that what they can do on the day to day is actually a very valuable skill, so they often ignore it when being interviewed.

    Focusing on the Right Skills

    Focusing on the Right Skills

    by Benjamin0

  • Both solid and insubstantial reasons exist for seeking and accepting employment with a new employer. Some of the very best reasons are included here.

    Best Reasons To Change Jobs And Employers

    Best Reasons To Change Jobs And Employers

    by Patty Inglish MS8

  • Most of us fantasize about quitting our jobs but few of us ever really do it. I'm here to tell you that you need to quit that boring job you hate and start earning a living on your own terms.

    Quit Your Job and Start Doing What You Love!

    Quit Your Job and Start Doing What You Love!

    by Timothy Ward1

  • Although Texas slower than some other US States to accept ARRA Stimulus Funding, Tyler and the East Texas region were allocated funding with excellent results. Jobs have been increasing since 2005.

    City of Roses: Tyler, East Texas

    City of Roses: Tyler, East Texas

    by Patty Inglish MS3

  • Use of standard cover letters may not disqualify you from being considered for job, but it is a missed opportunity to stand out as an applicant. Here are tips on how to personalize cover letters.

    Cover Letters: Keep It Personalized

    Cover Letters: Keep It Personalized

    by Nilza2

  • With 3 out of 5 PhD graduates seeking employment outside of academia, why aren’t graduate programs doing more to prepare their students for non-academic careers?

    5 Reasons Why PhDs Are Worth Hiring

    5 Reasons Why PhDs Are Worth Hiring

    by Rae Crawford-Gibson1

  • A recent study released by Ladders.com, an online job matching service, showed that Recruiters only spend an average of 6 seconds reviewing each resume in a job search. Here's how to make sure yours stands out in 6 seconds, so that you make it to the next step.

    Rock Your Resume

    Rock Your Resume

    by Ashley Gray0

  • Do you hop from one job to the next? Do you feel unfulfilled in every job you get? Are you applying to the same types of jobs? In this article we will explore the regurgitation of employment.

    The Workplace: Lack of Longevity is Not an Accident

    The Workplace: Lack of Longevity is Not an Accident

    by Alexandra Iacono0

  • After all the demanding work of resumes, cover letters, applications, researching the company thoroughly and completing a good interview, don't just leave and hope they call you! There are a few more great steps you can take to stand out from other job candidates in a professional way.

    Successful Job Interviews Include Good Follow-up

    Successful Job Interviews Include Good Follow-up

    by Patty Inglish MS352

  • It's rough when your work is spun off, bought out, taken private, and outsourced.

    Soon to Be Unemployed

    Soon to Be Unemployed

    by Mama2twins-kc0

  • Have you ever lost your job suddenly? How can you remain patient when rent is due next week? I have a few tips that might help.

    The Job Market Waiting Game

    The Job Market Waiting Game

    by Alexandra Iacono0

  • Got an interview coming up? Below I have gone into some of the things that, from personal experience, I know to be important when going for an interview.

    Interview Advice

    Interview Advice

    by Laura Jacques0

  • What to look out for, what structure to use, and what common mistakes to avoid when writing a professional resume.

    How to Write an Effective  Resume

    How to Write an Effective Resume

    by Michael-Duncan0

  • Everyone talks about what should be on a resume, but never about what shouldn't be there. Here's a list of common "innocent" mistakes to avoid. Does your resume have any of these?

    What Never to Write on Your Resume

    What Never to Write on Your Resume

    by Shay Banks0

  • Life is too short to hate what you do for a living. Rather than spending eight hours a day feeling miserable, here are some things you can do to get back on track.

    What to Do When You Hate Your Current Job

    What to Do When You Hate Your Current Job

    by Kieron Walker0

  • You want to work in film, but haven't a clue where to begin? Production companies are looking for people with experience, and you don't have any? There still is a way to get your first job in the film industry.

    Internships: An Overlooked Way to Get Into Show Business

    Internships: An Overlooked Way to Get Into Show Business

    by Kenna McHugh1

  • The Interview is the second most essential element in securing a job. If you're not ready for it then you should not be there. The impression left during an interview is the conversion factor.

    The Value of a Good Interview

    The Value of a Good Interview

    by Shan S Haider0

  • Life throws us the unexpected sometimes. Sometimes you find yourself living an event or situation from the past, but as a different person.

    When You Go Back to Your First Job

    When You Go Back to Your First Job

    by Alexis0

  • Losing your job can mean a number of bad things from financial insecurity to loss of insurance. Yet, in the midst of everything bad, are there benefits to being laid off?

    The Benefits of Being Laid Off

    The Benefits of Being Laid Off

    by Alexis0

  • Is work the same as employment? Is someone who is unemployed not working? Is someone's career the same as their purpose? These are important questions to ask in the 21st century.

    What Makes Our Work Purposeful?

    What Makes Our Work Purposeful?

    by Karen A Szklany20

  • These tips can help you let go of anger, grief, and fear when you're fired from your job so that you can get back on your feet and start moving forward again in positive ways.

    How to Cope With Anger When You Lose Your Job

    How to Cope With Anger When You Lose Your Job

    by Sally Hayes0

  • Ever feel like you can't manage your career and your home life? Like you are on the brink of a meltdown because you keep getting pulled in every direction? This is our story of finding balance and manageability when we didn't think it was possible!

    How to Find the Work-Life Balance You've Been Missing

    How to Find the Work-Life Balance You've Been Missing

    by Brenna Boyde0

  • Whether you're looking for a writing job or thinking of switching careers to become a freelance writer, these tips on coping with writer's block can help you stay motivated while looking for new gigs.

    Dealing with Writer's Block When You're Job Hunting

    Dealing with Writer's Block When You're Job Hunting

    by Sally Hayes0

  • This bizarre interviewing tactic is growing in popularity. Know what to expect before walking into a stress interview.

    Stress Interview Survival

    Stress Interview Survival

    by Cebrina Young0

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