Jobs generate income, which allows us to pay for housing, food, bills, and fun life experiences. Without a job or other source of income, we would have a hard time getting by. Many people go with careers and jobs that earn them a lot of money relative to their education and experience. They believe that in doing so, they can afford the great lifestyle that they want. However, what about when you are working a job you hate for great pay? What kind of effect does it have on you? And is it really a Read more [...]
As responsible adults, we have a lot of responsibilities that include taking care of our home, paying bills, trying to keep a roof over our heads, and feeling for our family. It is important to have a source of income to provide these things. With that being said, we don’t all like our jobs. Some of us even feel like our work environment is toxic, keeping us stagnant, and want to make a change. But at what point should you make a change, or should you stay stagnant in your career?
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Obviously, everyone wants to get a raise. After all, more money can't hurt right? Well, that's true as long as there are no strings attached. However, usually we find strings attached. A new salary usually means a new job or at least new responsibilities. Sometimes, they aren't worth the raise. So, make sure that you consider these myths about salary increase before you accept.
Myth: A Higher Salary Makes You Happier
This is one of the most prevalent myths about salary increase opportunities. Read more [...]
There comes a time in our lives we start thinking about quitting one job and moving on to something better. Sometimes it's because we have lost our passion or don't like the work environment, and many reasons in between. That's life, and while most of us work, not all of us will stay with the same company throughout our entire working career. If you are thinking about quitting, here are some things to do and consider.
What Kind Of Job Is Next?
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There are many good reasons to go to college. However, college isn't right for everyone. And it might simply not be right for you at a given time in your life. You might find that it's worth dropping out of college to work. But how can you know if you're doing the right thing? Here are three big signs that it's worth dropping out of college to work instead:
1. Your Employer Will Eventually Pay For College
There are many ways to get paid to go to college. While people often look only at grants and Read more [...]
Sometimes circumstances might lead you to take a job that only pays minimum wage to avoid starvation. Right out of college or high school is one likely time to expect that pay rate.
Some 29 states, dozens of cities and the District of Columbia have higher minimum wages than the federal rate of $7.25.
Although some states and municipalities have debated measures that would have pushed the minimum wage in their respective locations below the federal minimum, none appears to have succeeded as of Read more [...]