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Most Sought After Careers In The US

Most Sought After Careers In The US. Let’s take a look at what the market has been like for 2013.

5 Fastest Growing Employment Sectors Of 2012

5 Fastest Growing Employment Sectors Of 2012. If you are looking for a hot career, where would you start your search?

10 Tips for Negotiating a Pay Rise

Make sure the person you’re asking for a pay rise has the authority to give it. Whoever is your immediate supervisor may not be the right person to ask and, what’s worse, they might not admit to this, and so you won’t even know you’ve asked the wrong person and will have missed your chance.

Need a Part-time Job? These are Some of the Best Paying

Let’s face it: financial times are tough. A lot of people are complaining about oversized debts and a lack of resources for paying them off. If you find yourself in the position of needing to make some extra cash, then the best way you have of doing that is to get a part time job.

Filed under:Career, Economy

Things to Do While Seeking Employment

If you are one of the many Americans who suffered a layoff in the last couple of years, you may have found yourself living on unemployment benefits for quite awhile. Although you spend much of your waking time seeking jobs on every website imaginable, cold calling local businesses, and even taking interviews, your efforts have left you exhausted, frustrated, and still unemployed. With the economy continuing along its current course, this story is all too common. And yet, you don’t have to let the days slip by in a blur of ads and applications. There are a few things you can do to pull yourself out of that funk, utilize your time wisely, and maybe even find an alternative to punching a time-clock to earn a paycheck.

Career Shopping: Is the Medical Field Right for You?

The economy; it’s become a crutch for anything that has gone wrong. For most of us the excuse has gotten stale. But when you can find even the brightest of Master’s degree holders manning the till at your neighborhood fast foot joint you know there really is trouble. While many fields have virtually locked out new applicant, the medical field continues to grow with needs on almost every area.

Filed under:Career, Economy, Job Search

Working from Home: Is it a Blessing or a Curse?

In a word: BOTH! Like any job, there are both pros and cons to being your own boss, setting your own schedule, and basically being in control of your career and your life. It may seem like sunny days when you start, sleeping until noon, wearing your pajamas to work, and taking a break for Pilates, lunch with friends, or The Young and the Restless any time you want. But your dream job can quickly turn into nightmare if you don’t have the discipline to hustle work and get your bills paid. So before you jump into a job that allows you to work from the comfort of home, here are a few pluses and minuses to consider.

How to Hire So You Don’t Have to Fire

Scouting potential employees can be a risky venture. You really never know what you’re going to end up with. You could find that spirited entrepreneur who will work his way up to become the head of the company one day, or you might hire a corporate thief with no scruples or work ethic who performs at minimum capacity and steals company secrets to sell online for a few extra bucks

The Best Cities for Working Moms

The Best Cities for Working Moms: An infographic detailing the best cities for working moms to live.

Filed under:Coaching, Economy

Hunting vs. Harvesting: Which Method Describes Your Customer Acquisition Strategy?

I’ve written about this idea of hunting vs harvesting before for this site, but in conversations I have with small business owners, over and over this question of ‘what’s the difference?’ comes up. So let’s dive deeper, because it’s a growing issue to tackle for companies trying to break out and get to that next level.