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How to Turn a Summer Internship into a Full-Time Job

If you want to make your summer job count towards your professional future, few opportunities are better than a summer internship. Internships are available all over the place, including with companies as big as Google and The New York Times. If … [Read more...]

Highest Paying Summer Jobs for College Students

Yesterday, I wrote about choosing a summer job that will help your future career. But what if you just need to make as much cash as possible? Then look to these highest paying summer jobs, if you can get them: 1. Computer Technology If you … [Read more...]

Make Your Summer Job Count

For most college students, summer employment is a must. The need to earn money for college tuition, living expenses, books and spending money throughout the school year leads most students to frantically scour the help wanted ads. I worked as a … [Read more...]

Choose Where You Want to Live, Then Find a Job

When Forbes named Portland, Maine the most livable city in America this year, it didn’t surprise my wife and I or any of Portland’s other 64,000 denizens. With a low cost of living, great culture and dining (we were also named Bon Appetite’s “food … [Read more...]

How to Ask Your Boss to Work from Home

For today’s information workers, offices don’t make sense. Why commute in rush-hour traffic to sit in a cube and write, research, and make phone calls: all things you could do anywhere? For many workers, ending---or at least reducing---daily treks to … [Read more...]

The Colleges and Majors With the Highest Paid Graduates

Will attending an elite college like Harvard or Stanford result in a higher salary? (On average, yes). How much more do engineering majors bring home than English majors? (As much as $21,800 to start). Most important: How much can you expect to … [Read more...]

You Can’t Get Rich on a Salary!

It’s been the mantra of entrepreneurs for generations: “You can’t get rich on a salary.” Is it true? With scant exceptions, even top-paid execs, doctors, and lawyers make less than $1 million a year. And you can certainly grow rich earning six figures … [Read more...]

What's a Graduate to Do? Advice for College Graduates Seeking Jobs in a Bad Economy

To all the recent graduates out there: Congratulations. You have worked hard, and your accomplishments are well-deserved. Now, welcome to the jungle of reality. And this year, it really is a jungle out there. If you don't have a job lined up yet, … [Read more...]

How to Think Like a CEO

If you have ever aspired to run your own business (or an existing corporation), you may already be interested in applying the traits, philosophies, and leadership styles of successful CEOs to your career. But even if you have no interest in becoming … [Read more...]

What to Do If Your Employer Cuts Your Hours

Has your employer recently reduced your hours at your hourly or part-time job? You’re not alone. In this recession, reduced hours are affecting young workers more than any other age group. If your boss cuts your hours, it’s not an easy time to pick up … [Read more...]