What you need to know about making more money
A student asked me how he could make $1,000,000/year. This is what I told him... Read More »
It has to count for something... right?
The truth about how your college experience is evaluated by employers. Read More »
'I overslept' is not an excuse for blowing off an interview
Wakeup call for grads and college students everywhere. Read More »
10 things new graduates absolutely need to know
The working world is an environment that's far different from school. Read More »
Looking at the life of someone without a degree or paying job.
Dropping out is always a turn in our curved-line lives. But for this young adult, it's not the end of the world just yet. Read More »
A Millennial's guide to that first post-grad job
What college graduates need to know before stepping into the job market. Career guide to interviews, promotions, helicopter parents and resumes. Read More »
Prepare to be overwhelmed and underpaid on your first job
You'll learn a lot on your first job -- ranging from learning to work with difficult people to how manage yourself. It's not your boss's job to make you happy. Read More »
It's easy to blame others. Look at your behavior first
Have you ever stopped and thought about how your actions and more likely reactions could be frustrating your office mates? Read More »
Why we shouldn't measure achievement by outdated standards
A millennial makes the case for a shift in the way we approach education and the job market. Read More »
Emerging industry gives new meaning to the term 'fast food'
The street vendor industry, which includes food trucks, has reached a revenue of one billion dollars. Read More »
Most startups aren't the ones you hear about on TV
There is the romantic side of the startup world and then there is the reality of it. Long days, hard work, sleepless nights. This is that story. Read More »
Make your own breaks. Why wait for someone to give you one?
If you're reading this you have access to a computer. If you have access to a computer, there's almost nothing you can't do. Read More »
How to catch and tame your first job
The working world can be a mysterious place to a novice worker. If you're just starting out, this is a must-read list. Read More »
Each offers an average annual salary of at least $58,000
A college degree no longer guarantees a high-paying job, but it's also not necessary to go to college to land a high-paying job. Read More »
Nine of 10 employers say communications skills matter more than choice of major
Humanities majors have long been the butt of jokes. But as it turns out, employers are more desperate than ever for candidates who are critical thinkers. Read More »
Take Your Parents To Work Day is catching on.
We've all heard of Bring Your Son or Daughter to Work Day, but employers like Google and LinkedIn have designated a day for another family member subset -- parents. Read More »
It's your first day, and you're so thrilled to have finally landed a position that you're ready to let your hair down and relax as you start. Not so fast! In many organizations, the first few months on the job are actually officially a probationary period, so it's your job to impress from Day One in... Read More »
By Max Nisen
Most business leaders, when asked to advise new graduates, are encouraging, telling them that though things might be rough now, they'll pick up in time. Not AIG's outspoken CEO, Robert Benmosche.
He doesn't have much in the way of sympathy for graduates entering a difficult job market, telling... Read More »
The underemployed college graduate with a liberal arts degree has almost become a sad cliché in the new economy. But what about a trained environmental scientist, with years of professional experience? Surely, he won't be forced to resort to flipping burgers or working the cash register?
Consider... Read More »
Fifty-four percent of college graduates under 25 are unemployed or doing a job that doesn't require a college degree: waiter, retail clerk, receptionist, and so on. That is according to an analysis of government data conducted for The Associated Press.
People can debate what's causing that horrific statistic --... Read More »