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Wanting to Get into Graphic Design? How to Become an Expert in Your Field

Becoming an expert in any field is a tall order, but if you have a passion for graphic design and want to end your career at the top of the field, it's certainly doable. It will take no small amount of talent, practice and learning your craft. Here's how to become an expert in the field of graphic design. ...




Expert Advice: 7 Tips for Crafting Your Best Resume

t’s a good practice to keep your resume up to date, but it’s especially important for those just starting out in their careers because their experience can’t speak for itself yet. A resume is an easy way to list all of your accomplishments for hiring managers to see—but how you do it can make all the difference in whether your resume goes to the bottom or the top of the pile. ...




Top 10 Good Reasons to Quit Your Job

Are you thinking about quitting, but not sure you're doing it for the right reason? Before you quit a job, you should be very sure that you want to quit. Hating your job might not be a good enough reason to quit unless you have another job lined up. There might also be other reasons you should keep your job or wait until a better time. ...




Blue Collar Careers: 5 Trades That Make for a Bright Future

Many individuals are drifting away from going directly to college after high school. Skilled workers are always in demand, and these traditional blue-collar jobs can offer you a career without the debt accrual from going to college. These five blue collar trades can lead you to an excellent career that you’re happy with and can afford to make a living doing. ...




How To Stand Out At A New Job (And Fit In Too)

You got the job! You’re ready to begin and excited to get started. Here are a few tips to make sure you start your new job on the right foot.Understand The CultureFirst, take time to get to know the culture of your new company. The best way to do this is to schedule meetings with your team – both those who will be working for you and with you. ...




6 In-Demand Skilled Trade Jobs And How To Get 'Em

Ever glance at a home or car repair bill and think to yourself, "I'm in the wrong line of work!"? If so, it's with good reason. Skilled tradespeople who can build, repair or maintain equipment that most lay people cannot do on their own can rake in the big bucks, especially if they build their talents up enough to take the entrepreneurial small business route. ...




TheDream.US Awards $30 Million in Scholarships to Immigrant Students

TheDream.US has announced scholarships totaling $30 million to more than twelve hundred undocumented immigrant college students — known as DREAMers — across the country.Although DREAMers were brought to the United States as young children and have known no other country, they are not eligible for federal tuition assistance. ...




benefits of working a part-time job in high school

 After completing your homework each day, do you find yourself wasting the rest of your evening watching TV or texting with your friends? If you find yourself with copious free time after completing studies and other after- school activities, you may want to consider obtaining a part-time job. ...




Bureau of Labor Statistics

There's no better place than the BLS to explore job and career information

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is a terrific source for finding information on just about any career you can think of. The BLS is a federal agency that keeps tabs on the labor market, working conditions and changing wages and prices. ...




How to negotiate this work perk if you’re not rich and educated

You’ll have to work for this.
 
Working from home isn’t nearly as common as you might think. Less than one in four (22 percent) employed people worked from home in 2016, according to data released this week from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. ...