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Afraid You'll Fail? Meet Your New Year's Resolution Support Staff

Afraid You'll Fail? Meet Your New Year's Resolution Support Staff

A recent study found that 88 percent of all New Year's resolutions end in failure. Those are pretty bad odds. But, before you throw in the towel on your self-improvement goals for 2012, keep in mind that there are hard-working professionals ready to help you stick to your resolutions. Why not put them to... Read More »

6 New Year's Resolution Strategies for Boosting Career Success in 2012

6 New Year's Resolution Strategies for Boosting Career Success in 2012

As we bid hello to 2012 with a sip of bubbly and a few rounds of Auld Lang Syne, many of us will be thinking about which career changes to make starting January 2nd. Whether you want to earn a promotion, get a raise, be a better manager or increase your profitability, setting realistic goals is crucial for... Read More »

Blue Collar Billionaires

Blue Collar Billionaires

Not every American billionaire attended an Ivy League school, or even went to college. There is a select group of "Blue Collar Billionaires" who may prefer driving pick-ups to cruising in luxury sedans. From humble beginnings they started their fortunes with sweat equity in, mostly, blue-collar industries. Read More »

Working To End Cancer

Working To End Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and pink can be seen everywhere from lapel ribbons to football players' sneakers. With treatment advances, earlier detection through screening, and increased awareness, breast cancer death rates have been going down since 1990. In 2010, there were more than 2.5 million... Read More »

10 Best-Paid Skilled Labor Jobs

10 Best-Paid Skilled Labor Jobs

Skilled labor jobs can pay well, even very well. Yet, many young people feel the pressure to get a college degree and don't consider hands-on labor. Fortunately, a growing movement hopes to get younger workers enthused about building, fixing, and installing. Read More »

Flying High: Jobs in the Aviation Industry

Flying High: Jobs in the Aviation Industry

Are you looking for a job in the aviation industry? Here's a little-known fact for you. On August 19th America celebrates National Aviation Day. You won't find a greeting card dedicated to this event but it's been observed on Orville Wright's birthday since 1939, when President Franklin Roosevelt proclaimed... Read More »

The Worst Deals on College

The Worst Deals on College

There's no denying the fact that college tuition is rising and that education usually comes with some long-term debt. Among bachelor's degree recipients in the for-profit sector, the median total student debt of the 95 percent who borrowed was $32,700, according to the College Board. Read More »

Five Dying Industries: Ways to Get Out and Move On

Five Dying Industries: Ways to Get Out and Move On

If you're knocking on doors looking for work, there are some doors you may want to skip. The economy continues to show signs of rebounding, with increases in consumer spending and a jobless rate that has declined to 9 percent. But, be careful. While career opportunities are predicted to grow in thriving... Read More »

UPS vs. FedEx: Which Employer Pays Best?

UPS vs. FedEx: Which Employer Pays Best?

Despite the fact that gas is nudging close to $4 per gallon, the delivery industry is still going strong. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, delivery and other truck drivers make up one of the largest occupational groups in the U.S., holding 3.2 million jobs. Overall, job opportunities... Read More »

Inside Scoop: Summer Jobs and What They Pay

Inside Scoop: Summer Jobs and What They Pay

Faced with the prospect of hanging out with friends and catching some rays or spending all day hunched over a cash register or computer, most teens and twenty somethings would likely choose the lounging around. But the time spent working a summer job -- even at entry-level -- can be a valuable stepping... Read More »

Target vs. Walmart -- Which One Is a Better Place to Work?

Target vs. Walmart -- Which One Is a Better Place to Work?

Attention Target Team members, did you ever wonder how your job stacks up against similar positions at the world's largest retailer, Walmart? Though the two chains may have different corporate cultures, according to PayScale, the rivals' rank and file have plenty in common, in addition to stocking scads of... Read More »

You're Fired! Now You Can Negotiate a Better Severance Package

You're Fired! Now You Can Negotiate a Better Severance Package

Getting the feeling that you're no longer in the loop at work? Perhaps you've noticed the blinds are closed in the conference room and you are no longer invited to meetings. It may be a sign that you'll soon be out of a job. But even if you've had no warning before getting a pink slip, there's still time to... Read More »

Unemployed? Keep Building Your Resume

Unemployed? Keep Building Your Resume

Though the unemployment rate has dropped to 9 percent (whew!), the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average length of unemployment is at an all time high of nine months. Regardless of how long you're out of work, Lauren Milligan, a job-search coach with ResuMAYDAY, says one thing is certain: "When... Read More »

Nine Sexiest Jobs

Nine Sexiest Jobs

Is your job sexy? The dictionary defines sexy as: "marked by or tending to arouse desire or interest," but that's about as subjective as saying beauty is in the eye of the beholder -- it depends on whom you ask. So we turned to the experts -- career experts -- for a more tantalizing approach. And their... Read More »

Ten Jobs That Pay $80,000 Per Year

Ten Jobs That Pay $80,000 Per Year

What do Lauren Bush's engagement ring, and the Icon CJ3B Army Jeep have in common? They're two of the things you can buy with $80,000. And while most working stiffs can only dream of plunking down that kind of cash -- the median family income in the U.S. brings in only around $50,000 according to the Bureau of... Read More »

Six Jobs That Will Make You Healthier

Six Jobs That Will Make You Healthier

From an increased risk of heart disease to more fat around your middle, studies show that our time at the workplace (8.8 hours per day on average) can be hazardous to our health. "Often psychological environments have more to do with health than physical environments," says Bill Burnett, author of... Read More »

10 Jobs that Earn $60,000 per Year

10 Jobs that Earn $60,000 per Year

Though the National Bureau of Economic Research has declared the recession officially over, plenty of people are still struggling to make ends meet. Median family income is hovering around $50,000 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and the Consumer Price Index keeps rising. Read More »

Five Internships That Will Land You a Good Job

Five Internships That Will Land You a Good Job

The uncertain economy has made many more companies use internships as a cost-effective way to recruit talent. By positioning interns as trial employees, businesses get a serious look at the candidate's initiative, competence, and their fit within the existing organization. Read More »

Six Jobs That Will Earn Extra Money for Holiday Spending

Six Jobs That Will Earn Extra Money for Holiday Spending

Looking for your next big adventure or simply looking to make extra cash? Consider seasonal employment. It could even be your ticket to discovering a new career while earning money for the holidays. Though unemployment continues for many, the good news, according to a trend report from SimplyHired.com, is that... Read More »

Searching for a Seasonal Job? Six Ways to Stand Out

Searching for a Seasonal Job? Six Ways to Stand Out

It's a competitive job market out there -- the unemployment rate is still flirting with 10 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics -- and you can bet the seasonal employment pool will be well-stocked with qualified candidates come holiday time. How can you set yourself apart from other applicants? Read More »

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