Advancement

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Simple Skills Employers Can’t Resist

Wondering exactly what it takes to get that call back from your application or interview? Even if you don’t have training or an education, there are a number of skills that just about all employers want. We’ll teach you about them here. Quick Read: You might only have one chance to shine, so make the most of it by demonstrating the...

Solid Side Gigs for English Majors

Need extra cash for school, but don’t have much spare time? Sounds like you need a solid side gig. If you happen to be an English major, you’re in luck; we tailored this post just with you in mind. Put your skills to good use and make money doing what you love, all without jeopardizing your program, by working...

The Secret Guide to Finding the Most Insane, High-Paying Scholarships in the Country

It’s time for a change – time to break free of your regular 9 to 5 job. You’re underappreciated and underpaid, and there’s virtually no forward movement or any expectation of a promotion. The problem? All you have is your high school transcripts because you were never able to afford secondary programs. Break free of that mindset with scholarships...

Avoid State Schools if You Don’t Like Wasting Money

Avoid State Schools if You Don’t Like Wasting Money
If you’re like the average student, chances are you’re going to face tens of thousands of dollars in debt before you earn your diploma. State schools might seem like the cheaper route, but they can be money pits of their own—especially if you plan on attending out of state. Don’t waste your money. There’s an even cheaper way to...

3 Serious Signs of Chronic Underemployment

3 Serious Signs of Chronic Underemployment
Unemployment numbers are improving, but underemployment remains one of America’s biggest labor market struggles. Far too many people find themselves working minimum wage jobs, despite their education, or are forced to work multiple part-time jobs just to get by. If you suspect you are underemployed, check your situation against these three major red flags. Then, keep reading to learn...

7 Compassionate Careers for Altruists

7 Compassionate Careers for Altruists
There's nothing quite like the feeling of doing a good deed. Even if it's something as simple as holding the door for a stranger, you may be the type of person who just loves being kind. If so, you have a fantastic career path ahead of you. Check out these seven careers and find out if they speak to...

Top 4 Digital Mistakes That Will Keep You From Getting Hired

Top 4 Digital Mistakes That Will Keep You From Getting Hired
In an Internet-saturated world, pretty much everyone has at least one social media account. We use these accounts to banter, play, have fun, get into heated debates, and even disagree. Unfortunately, how you behave online can significantly impact your ability to get employed later on. These four digital mistakes just might cost you your next job if you aren’t...

5 Tips to Help You Afford Online Schooling

5 Tips to Help You Afford Online Schooling
Taking college classes online to help you find a more enjoyable and profitable career sounds like a great idea, right? But what happens when you have to pay for those classes? Let’s face it: college is a big investment. You probably have to do some heavy planning and consideration before enrolling in a degree program. Take these measures to reduce...

A Career as an Interior Designer

A Career as an Interior Designer
Do you see yourself in a creative career with amazing earning potential? Interior design is more than just decorating --- it consists of planning, drafting and drawing, and can help you develop your eye for detail. That is just the beginning, too! This can be an exciting and challenging path for anyone who wishes to pursue a future that...

5 Ways to Pay for College

5 Ways to Pay for College
Are you facing your final years in high school and wondering how you're going to afford to go to college? Do you want to make a career change and don't how you can afford to attend college so you can make that happen? The rising costs of a college education might make you think you can’t get there, but...