8 Mistakes To Avoid When Asking For A Raise

In addition to Tax Day, there’s another big occasion happening today. It’s Equal Pay Day, a day that us women aren’t exactly celebrating. That’s because we’re far and away from making equal pay to our male counterparts. Let’s make some progress by making plans to ask for a raise, but before you do so, keep

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Most Secure Jobs

Job security matters, especially during periods of high unemployment. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), unemployment rates at the end of 2010 hovered close to ten percent. Is there anywhere to turn for job security? Yes, there is, according to the experts. The following jobs should offer stability last year and beyond.

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10 Careers That Offer REAL Work From Home Jobs

The old 9-to-5 has never been everyone’s cup of tea. Some people thrive within that type of structure, while others flourish when given freedom. These days, many are ditching the corporate grind in favor of working for themselves. In fact, according to Freelancers Union, nearly one in three Americans are self-employed. Interested in joining the legions

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5 Careers That Make A Difference

Jeff Oakes was a successful architect earning six-figures and living his dream in San Francisco. But, when two of this close friends died unexpectedly, his priorities changed. Oakes quit his cushy job, moved to India and now teaches rural villagers business principles. His only means of income is selling custom clothing made from fabric manufactured

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A job interview on a Ferris wheel? Um, OK

CHICAGO — As if job interviews weren’t stomach-churning enough, imagine sitting through one while looping around a giant Ferris wheel. Last month, top executives from ad agency Havas Worldwide commandeered six gondolas of the Ferris wheel at Chicago tourist hotspot Navy Pier to interview job candidates for several dozen positions, giving each applicant two revolutions

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