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The Only 9 Resume Tips You’ll Ever Need

  To land your dream gig in today's cutthroat job market, you'll need a resume that blows hiring managers out of their chairs. To help, I scoured the Web for nine tips that will help you rock rewriting your resume. Sell Your … [Read more...]

Should You Move For A Job?

The New York Times has called us “The Go-Nowhere Generation.” The reason? Lots of us are choosing not to venture far from home. We’re not crossing state lines to find work---even when there are few jobs at home. We came of age at the dawn of … [Read more...]

How Not To Suck at Applying for a Job

Most people absolutely suck at applying to jobs. And this is GREAT NEWS. Why? Because it means that with just the tiniest bit of consideration and work, you should be able to absolutely crush your next job search. Not too long ago, I was … [Read more...]

How To Use Social Media To Help—Not Hurt—Your Career

Note from David: It's been a while since we've talked about career issues on Money Under 30, so we're going to fix that this week. Today, I asked Amber to write about how you can use social networking accounts to help your career. (At the very … [Read more...]

Invest In Yourself

Have you invested recently…in yourself? If so, leave a comment describing how you invested in yourself, how much it cost, and what you think you’ll get out of it. (Share how you've invested in yourself here ») WHY I ASK This week I’m at … [Read more...]

Earn More Money! Why Spending Less Isn’t the Only Answer

Often, the best solution to money worries is to earn more money. Last night, I spent a couple hours catching up on reader emails. Inevitably, about a third of the emails I receive are from people in their twenties or thirties who are either stuck … [Read more...]

How to Suck at Work-Life Balance

In a survey last week, I asked some of you: “What’s the biggest thing you’re struggling with in your life right now?” The second most common answer, behind only debt, took me by total surprise. Then again, I’m not sure why it took me by surpri … [Read more...]

Fringe Benefits For the Win: 15 Tax-Free Perks of Working for the Man

Do you know how much do you earn? (Hint: If your employer provides benefits, it's actually more than you think.) See, if your salary is $50,000, you don’t earn just $50,000. The actual value of your pay is comprised of both salary and benefits, w … [Read more...]

The 5 Best Strategies for Taking Control of Your Career

Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt from The New Job Security, Revised: The 5 Best Strategies for Taking Control of Your Career by Pam Lassiter, a career management consultant with over 30 years of experience. Ms. Lassiter's advice is on the … [Read more...]

Unemployed? At Least Your Job Search is Tax-Deductible

Last week, the National Bureau of Economic Research announced that the recession ended in June 2009. According to the announcement, the economic downturn reached a plateau that month and hasn’t decreased since then. In other words, we are now on the p … [Read more...]