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What’s the most popular course at Yale University this year? It’s not English Composition, American Government, or any other foundational course; it’s Psychology and the Good Life. This semester, nearly a quarter of Yale’s undergraduates signed up to learn how to lead happier, more fulfilling lives.
After decades of jobs being shipped overseas, some companies are actually bringing back high tech and manufacturing jobs to the U.S. This is good news for Americans looking for jobs, although training will be needed to make sure there are workers available to fill the new positions
Way too many people spend Monday to Friday hating their jobs and only enjoy life on the weekends. How do you find a job you can actually enjoy? Maybe even love? Start by answering these five questions…
It’s fun to share that you’re eating at a great new restaurant or post pictures while on vacation, but could your social networking habits be unsafe? Is it even worth doing?
Do you have a socialite’s attitude toward menial labor? Are dirty jobs out of the question? Do you have a list of bad jobs that you will not take, no matter what? If this is you, then you are a job snob. This attitude will come back to haunt you professionally!
Mom told you that you could to anything you want in life – after you get your college degree. Now it seems that college grad jobs seem to favor all degrees, except yours. Really? Learn some innovative ways for making your degree work for you.
Job search advice runs the gambit from resume preparation to dress code. “Be yourself,” your high school guidance counselor said. “Pay someone to do your resume professionally,” your father-in-law counsels. Sage advice not too long ago, these may now actually be job search mistakes.
In the past, a vocation school education – aka trade school training – was considered second-best when compared to a standard four-year college bachelor’s degree. Economic upheaval has changed the playing field. Trade school careers might actually be the answer to fiscal woes of future grads.
Ever-increasing prices on necessities like fuel and food combined with soaring inflation and a sagging economy are hitting individuals hard. Retired seniors have been especially impacted and many have found themselves forced back into the marketplace. How will they survive the competition for jobs?
I cannot stress enough how important it is for you to know when the right time to walk away from a potential job is. Knowing your own worth is a vital part of being able to command the respect you deserve in the workforce. No matter how bad you need work, here are some times when you should move on.