I know the title may sound like a misnomer, but there is a way you can get a raise and boost your salary without asking your boss, talking to HR, or really doing anything – it is simply taking all the vacation days you’re entitled to. The average American worker leaves almost 7 days of […]
These companies offer student loan repayment assistance as benefit to their employees. The list of companies continues to grow.
If you’ve determined that a traditional 4+ year college isn’t for you that doesn’t mean you have to flip burgers or be a cashier for the rest of your life. In fact, there are a ton of different high paying career options you can take without a four year degree. All of the trade jobs […]
If you’ve been feeling like you can’t get ahead due to not earning enough money, turns out you’re not alone. I recently stumbled across the Social Security Administrations Wage Statistics. These statistics are based on the number of Americans who actually worked in 2014 and whose income was subject to Federal income taxes. Are you […]
According to the latest study from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the average college graduate can expect to earn $45,478 after graduation. Some majors pay more than others though. For example, the average salary for an engineering graduate is $64,367. That’s a 42% higher salary simply because of a degree – a prime […]
Most of the time, when people thinking about employees stealing from their jobs, they think of people raiding the supply closet and bringing home boxes of pens and piles of legal pads. However, there’s an even more costly form of fraud happening at businesses of all sizes across the country: payroll fraud. Payroll fraud is […]
Over the holiday break, I was listening to NPR and heard a story that piqued my interest. A broke college student, looking to make some extra money started selling ugly Christmas sweaters. You know, those horrendously outdated sweaters, that used to be oh-so-cool like thirty years ago. Well, ugly sweaters are back in style and […]
It’s no secret that finding a good job after college is no easy feat. This boils down to a couple of reasons. First off, the economy still isn’t all that great. And secondly, having a college degree has become the norm. There is more competition than ever in the job market for college graduates. In […]
We’ve covered stories of people who’ve gone to college without student loans. And we’ve covered stories of people buried in student loan debt. But one of the ways we don’t really talk about too often is the slow road through college – basically people who are working full time and trying to get their college […]
You’ve got your college degree (and the student loans to go along with it!). Now you can’t find a job. Here’s what to do.
Here are the top job-hunting tips for college graduates so that they can enter the career that they want after graduation.