Tips on Working and Living in an Expensive City

The cost of living in many cities is rising rapidly. Rental costs have increased to the point that many residents can no longer afford housing. However, these areas also hold more job opportunities for entry-level employees than less expensive rural or suburban areas. Therefore, it’s crucial to learn how to live on a modest salary Read More …

The Future of Work

Jobs have been evolving since the beginning of human existence, thanks to a combination of technological, social and economic changes. And they continue to evolve today. Some jobs disappear and new jobs become available. These changes can be viewed as good or bad, depending on one’s position. However, the changes currently taking place are generally Read More …

The Liberal Arts Degree: An Option Just for Rich Students?

In articles about increasing student loan debt, graduates with liberal arts degrees are criticized for not picking a more practical major. For many poor and middle-class students, liberal arts degrees seem like a frivolous path because they don’t connect directly to specific careers. With rising college costs and higher expectations from entry-level employers, a liberal Read More …

Jobs in Decline: Think Carefully Before Pursuing These Careers

J L via Compfight Many articles have been written on high demand jobs, both on this site and elsewhere. But students and career changers should also be aware of jobs that are declining in growth. Although there are still job opportunities in these career fields, they are not as plentiful and may continue to decrease. Read More …

Can New Talent Save Manufacturing?

The decline of manufacturing has devastated many towns across the United States. Factories that fueled local economies and provided good job opportunities for residents have closed or moved, creating a ripple effect felt not only by laid off workers themselves but also by other area businesses and employees. However, all is not lost for manufacturing. Read More …

Small Business Trends Featuring the Intersect Fund

Small businesses provide the bulk of job opportunities in today’s job market. Therefore, many job-seekers will end up working for small businesses or as entrepreneurs. We spoke with Joe Shure from The Intersect Fund, a non-profit that serves entrepreneurs, to gain some insight into small business trends and advice for those wishing to pursue entrepreneurship. Read More …

Holiday Shopping on a College Budget

The holidays can be fun and happy times, but they can also be very stressful. We’re constantly bombarded with advertisements that make us feel pressured to buy the newest gadgets. Buying gifts for friends, family and coworkers proves especially hard when you’re on a tight budget. Keep your sanity and save money by using a Read More …

America’s Job Outlook: 5 Growing Careers

on line pharmacy on line pharmacy on line pharmacy on line pharmacy Everyone wants to know which careers paths are most promising, but sometimes information is confusing or conflicting. Below are five sectors that are expecting significant growth for the remainder of the decade. If you’re considering different career paths, you might want to invest Read More …