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Find Your Dream Job: Insider Tips for Finding Work, Advancing your Career, and Loving Your Job

Feb 24, 2016

More than 10 million Americans work for nonprofits today. Even the Great Recession couldn’t stop growth in this sector. According to the federal government, the number of nonprofit jobs increased by 18% between 2000 and 2010. And that trend shows no sign of slowing down in the near future.

And while the demand for...

Feb 22, 2016

Among human resources professionals, it is commonly held that at least 85 percent of all resumes “suck.” Most resumes are are poorly written and formatted, and–most importantly–they don’t showcase the candidate’s value to the prospective employer.

Where does your resume fall? Is it in the mediocre...

Feb 17, 2016

Every day we bring to our jobs unique talents and ideas that nobody else has.  When we have the opportunity to put that creativity to good use, our work becomes more rewarding and our employers and the customers we serve benefit.

It is a myth that a creative career means a lifetime of poverty. Nearly 1.4 million...

Feb 10, 2016

Gender unfortunately matters in the workplace. Women, on average, earn less than men in virtually every single occupation.

In 2014, female full-time workers in the United States made only 79 cents for every dollar earned by men, a gender wage gap of 21 percent. That pay gap has barely budged in 10 years and, at the...

Feb 8, 2016

Few people's careers play out exactly as planned. Changes of interest, new opportunities, and life in-general all interfere with the perfect, linear career plans we made with high school guidance counselor.

But even if you don't know exactly where you career is going, you can still control its direction. The key is...