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Why Benefits Are More Important Than Salary

Looking for a job means compromising. You probably will not find the perfect position in the perfect location with the perfect salary (unless you’re offered a job at Google). But you should not compromise benefits. Although most of us look at a starting salary and get big green dollar signs in our eyes, benefits boil […]

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How to Work From Home Successfully

Whenever the idea of working from home comes to mind, it’s natural to fantasize yourself lounging around in pajamas, taking long lunches and embracing extended sleeping hours. Unfortunately, the reality for successful home workers is very different. It’s important to realize that even though working from home offers some amount of flexibility, it is still […]

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When All Else Fails, Consider a Useless Job

From data-entry clerks to sign spinners, opportunities exist to find less than fulfilling employment. Long days spent watching the clock plague everyone at some time or another in their working lives. Such frustrating moments can make your job feel meaningless, but those lulls are typically offset during busy periods. Yet some jobs lack those peaks […]

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Your Guide to Escaping a Bad Career

All too often, people enter into a career with high expectations and find themselves burnt out after only a few years. Many of these same people will decide to just “stick it out” with these unfulfilling jobs, their dread of work growing with each passing day.   Josh Weiss-Roessler Josh Weiss-Roessler is a professional resume […]

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Where are the Top MBAs Going Today?

Newly minted MBA graduates are more frequently turning away from jobs in the financial sector as the aftereffects of that industry’s meltdown linger. Instead, those grads are increasingly picking careers in the tech sector. In fact, for the first time, more Stanford Graduate School of Business grads this year chose tech jobs over finance jobs, […]

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Five Ways to Make Your Job More Flexible

If you’re like a lot of professionals, you start your career with a roar right out of college, full of energy and willing to put work first. But after several years — and perhaps several different jobs, or promotions, or career changes — your priorities shift. How does one strike an increasingly important balance between […]

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College Majors and Employment Trends

Summer is nearing its end, and around the nation hundreds of thousands of college students will return to their classrooms. For many, the ultimate goal of earning a degree is to land the best job possible. The educational choices you make as undergraduate student will directly impact your job prospects in the future. In fact, […]

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Make Your Job Extraordinary

You spend the better part of your day at work. You want to enjoy it. You want to love it. But what if your current job is “just a job”? And what if, for one reason or another, you need to stay in that job for a while? Are you doomed to being miserable in […]

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