Monthly Archives: May 2018

40+ Worst Summer Jobs People Like You Have Had

Growing up, I had almost a dozen summer jobs. Most of them were pretty standard: working in a factory shipping department, taking shifts in a restaurant, conducting phone surveys, and so on. Nothing too memorable, they just happened to take place during the summer. But there was one summer job that was just… out there. By far,...
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6 Victim Mentalities to Fight During Your Job Search

Everyone looks at the world through different filters based on their upbringing, environment, experience and attitude. The victim mentality is one of those unfortunate lenses that even experienced professionals sometimes play into when searching for a job.  When you’re on a job hunt, don’t chase your tail by giving in to victim mentalities. Outside circumstances...
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Why Company Loyalty Isn’t Everything

Sometimes, we get so bogged down by what’s happening at work that we let it cloud our perception: I can’t start a job search in the midst of this re-organization. I have to assist with this database upgrade before I can even look for a new...
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Emergency Funds: An Ultimate Guide

Financial Emergency Fund Challenges and Solutions

The American Dream for the past 60 to 70 years, ever since the Great Depression, has been that money can buy everything, including happiness. Buying brand name items has become a way to be seen as successful, the person who has it all. Whether a Ford or a Rolls Royce, at...
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Five rude emails you send without realizing it

Even the most likeable and well-mannered among us can still look like jerks in an email. Writing an email that comes across just like you do in person is a fine art. During a conversation, you adjust your tone, facial expression, gestures and posture in order to fit the mood of what you’re conveying. You do...
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