Career and Work Articles


These articles focus on finding a career you love, getting a job, and becoming a more valuable asset to your employer. If you are looking for a job, you can begin your job search below or check out some other job sites to help you find a job
 
And here are some of of the more popular articles from this category…

* 25 Common Job Interview Questions
* Job Interview Preparation: Tips & Advice From An Interviewer
* 25 top paying jobs without a degree
* Tips to help you prepare for your next job interview
* 5 legitimate work from home jobs.
* 12 ways to earn extra money
* 15 Jobs To Make Money While In College
* What to do when you hate your job.
* 23 ways for teens to make money
* 10 Fun Summer Job Ideas for Teens

And for even more career and work articles, just keep on scrolling…

What to do when you hate your job

What you should do when you hate your job

These are 4 important things to do when you hate your job…

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5 Reasons Your Kid Shouldn’t Go to College (and What They Can do Instead)

5 reasons your kid shouldn't go to college - and what they can do instead

[Note from Bob:  I get WAY too many emails from readers who take out over $100K+ in student loans and upon graduation discover that even low paying jobs can be hard to come by.  Many find themselves deep in debt with very little income – not exactly starting off on the right foot.   I […]

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7 Steps to Take When You Lose Your Job

7 steps to take when you lose your job

“I’m sorry. We’re going to have to let you go.” These words strike fear into the hearts of wage earners across the U.S. every day. What if it happens to you? Do you know what to do? Two months ago my husband lost his job. It was tempting to panic, knowing our family had just […]

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5 Reasons to Put Your Retirement Plans Ahead of Your Children’s College

5 Reasons to Put Your Retirement Plans Ahead of your Children's College

I recently spoke with a single mom who was planning to mortgage her paid for house in order to ease her children’s college burdens. Her logic? “I just can’t let them accumulate all of those student loans. What kind of a mother would?”

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How much are you really getting paid?

When you factor in all the additional expenses of having your job (some of which may not be obvious) that you could avoid if you didn’t have that particular job, you begin to see the value in this calculation.

I am currently reading Your Money or Your Life – which is a great book by the way. And I won’t turn this article into a review of the book since I haven’t finished it yet, but one of the things that I found very valuable the other day was calculating your real hourly wage. It’s not as simple as saying, “I make $400 a week and work 40 hours, therefore I make $10/hr.” When you factor in all the additional expenses of having your job (which some may not be obvious) that you could avoid if you didn’t have that particular job, you begin to see the value in this calculation.

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Why I Think You Should Set A Goal Today

He said rather bluntly, "So, what do you want?". I had thought about a lot of things I didn't want in life. A low-paying job, a job I hated, a dead-end career path were all at the top of my list, but I hadn't really spent much time thinking about things I wanted. He made me. Once I was able to decide on specific things that I wanted in life (particularly in the next 5 years), he had me write them down. This list is what became my 5-year goals

Have you ever wondered how setting a goal and following God’s will can co-exist? After all, what is the point setting a goal that isn’t what God is wanting for us?

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How to Find Your Purpose in Life with Jeff Goins

How to find your purpose in life - interview with Jeff Goins

Finding your purpose in life.  Whew, that is a tall order! What if it didn’t have to be quite as difficult as everyone makes us believe? Today, I have an interview with Jeff Goins from Goinswriter.com in which we chat about purpose, calling, how to find it, and what it all means. He just wrote […]

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5 Things To Do When Asking For A Raise

5 things to do when asking your boss for a raise

If you feel you deserve a raise, there are a few steps you can take that will increase the chances of a favorable outcome.

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The Best 5 Work-from-Home Jobs from Someone Who Has Tried Them All

I've tested and tried out all the different work-from-home jobs out there and these are the 5 best ones -

Working from home is an excellent option for people who want to be with their families and still earn a living. When you work from home you can usually build a lot of flexibility into your schedule so that you can attend school functions for your children, care for sick family members, and tend to your household responsibilities . . . .

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Want to Get Rich Quick? The Bible has something to say about that

Lottery

Go ahead, admit it. You’ve thought about playing the lottery before. Maybe you’ve even played it during one of those $300+ million jackpot frenzies. Or perhaps you are a regular customer of the game . . . .

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6 Online Jobs for College Students

Jobs aren’t so easy to get these days, especially when you have a limited schedule that has to leave plenty of time for classes and homework. One of the best ways to get around that is by finding jobs online. Just a few years ago, working online was mostly a novelty, but it’s becoming more common all the time. Here are some of the more common online jobs and opportunities for college students.

The new college school year is coming up, and with college costs getting higher each year, one of the recurring challenges is trying to find jobs to help finance your education so you don’t have to rely so much on student loans. Jobs aren’t so easy to get these days, especially when you have a limited schedule that has to leave plenty of time for classes and homework.

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15 Fantastic Jobs for 15-Year-Olds (Did You Try Any of These?)

15 job ideas for 15 year olds

In today’s job market, it can be hard for a teenager to find a job. I remember looking for jobs when I was 15 – they were hard to come by! Don’t let the idea of not having a car keep you from finding work. If you’re willing to work, you can find something that’s worth your time.

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How to Find a Job through the Back Door

how to find a job through the back door

When looking for a job, most candidates try to go through “the front door.” Those are the traditional job-hunting methods people use – blasting out resumes to hundreds of employers, applying “online” to hundreds more, or working with a job search firm . . . .

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How the 80/20 principle applies to your money

80-20-principle

You’ve probably heard of “the 80/20 rule.” The technical term for this common phrase is called the Pareto principle, named after . . . you guessed it, a man named Pareto . . . .

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