[ The Money Side of Life™ ]


Sympathy For The Underemployed

By on July 15th, 2011 • Career, underemployment, unemployment, Life

According to a recent Gallup poll, the underemployment rate in America is at 9.9%--and it's especially common among recent college graduates.

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A Career In Camo: Need-to-know military basics

Joining the military isn't for everyone, and it's not a career path to consider lightly, but it can be a great opportunity.

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Opportunity Talks: Get the most out of a job fair

By Vanessa Ciccone on February 1st, 2011 • Career, Getting a job, Job Search, Networking, Life

Fortunately job fairs exist to make the transition into the working world a little less intimidating. But how do you make the most out the experience?

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Job Genie: Career projections for career selections

By Jeremy Da Rosa on February 1st, 2010 • Career, College & Career, Getting a job, Jobs

Knowing which career fields may shrink or grow will help you find a job in a pool that won't dry up next week, month or year.

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Intern Experience: 10 internships to check out

Being an intern will give you real-world experience, so you'll know what kind of career to pursue (or avoid) in the future. 

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Job Sector Diversity: Public vs. private employment

By Cody Wetmore on November 1st, 2009 • Career, Getting a job, Government, Life

Someday, we're all going to be like our parents. That doesn't mean we're going to wear socks with sandals or have an 8 p.m. bedtime. Rather, at some point we're all going to have to join the working world.

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Work Savvy: Business etiquette done right

By Erin Flesch on October 15th, 2009 • Career, Life

When entering the workforce today, it can be hard to know what to expect (and what is expected of you). Here are some quick tips that will help you avoid embarrassing etiquette faux pas.

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Pay Raises Drop

By on August 17th, 2009 • Career, Economy, Life

You probably saw this coming: pay raises were dead on arrival in 2009. Base salaries for non-executive workers only rose by 1.8%. According to Hewitt Associates, a human-resources consultancy, this is the lowest pay increase since data was first tracked in 1976.

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Interview Inspection: Sweat the details

By Bryan Sims on August 1st, 2009 • Career, College & Career, Getting a job, Jobs

It never ceases to amaze me what some people do (or don’t do) during the interview process.

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Smart Career Choices: Do what you love, make what you deserve

Guide your degree toward a job in your chosen field that will pay the bills.

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