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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. ...




7 Habits Of People Who Have Achieved Work-Life Balance

Work might demand that we are always on but some people have managed to have carved out meaningful lives outside of their work. Here’s how.
According to a recent study published by the American Sociological Review, 70% of American workers struggle with finding a work-life system that works for them. ...




Why You Need To Stop Working Long Hours

A friend of mine once posted on Facebook that if you are not working 18 hours or more a day on your business, then you are not working hard enough. This generated a lot of heated argument on the comment section of the post, and it inspired me to write this article. ...




Microsoft's CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

Don't be a know-it-all. Be this instead.
 
I'm a big fan of Microsoft's Satya Nadella. Since taking over as CEO just three years ago, he's used a combination of effective leadership and brilliant business moves to return the tech company to relevance. ...