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women's labor laws

7 Important Women’s Labor Laws You Need To Know

While it’s true women have cracked the glass ceiling, don’t run over to dust up the shards just yet. Women have come far in the workplace, but there’s still a lot left to do. Part of doing this is being educated about current laws so you can use them to make sure you — and […]

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How To Clean Up Your Online Reputation When Something Negative Shows Up

When you start building your online brand, your biggest goal is to increase your visibility. You want people to be able to easily find you online. You want Google searches that include your name to lead back to you. But what happens if something bad is showing up when people search for you? In this […]

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the 10 most dangerous jobs in the world and how much they pay

Infographic Shows Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs and How Much They Pay

I received an email with this Infographic last week asking if I’d post it on the site. I don’t usually post this type of content but I thought this info is actually pretty unique and interesting. Pleasant surprise (there are some BAD Infographics out there trust me). These are the 10 most dangerous jobs in the world. I think the list excludes […]

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What I Learned Self-Publishing an eBook on Amazon

I recently published a short book on Amazon using their Kindle Direct Publishing platform (KDP). Self publishing is becoming more and more popular so I wanted to write this post to talk about the pros and cons of self publishing. The pleasant surprises, the frustrations, the things I didn’t find out until it was too late, […]

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Why You Should Write Like a 5th Grader

Writing is important in any career. Or any business. Writing is how we communicate in business. It’s how we convince a customer to stay with our company. Or convince somebody to buy a product online. Later in this article I’ll show you exactly how to check what level you’re writing at. But you might want […]

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How Hard is it to Get a Job at Google? (Infographic)

Working at Google is a career goal for many people. It takes a lot to get there though. Landing any job at Google is tough because they hire the best of the best. It doesn’t matter if you’re a software engineer or an accountant, or receptionist. But exactly how hard is it to get a job at […]

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You Won’t Believe These 5 Crazy Jobs Actually Exist

There are some pretty wacky jobs out there, but we bet these are even crazier than you’re thinking. We dug up 5 stories of people getting paid to do the unimaginable. Think you could do some of these? Check out the list below. The 5 Craziest Jobs that Actually Exist:   1. Pet Food Taster This […]

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How to Tell if Your Headhunter Gives a Damn About You

There are a lot of headhunters and recruiters out there. Some are good, some are bad. Even if you located a good one, they won’t be of much use to you if they’re not engaged and committed to helping you in your job search. The following tips will help you know when your headhunter actually […]

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The 3 Biggest Debt Ceiling Myths

The 3 Biggest Debt Ceiling Myths

I tend to write more about HR-related subjects, but the debt ceiling seems to be everyone’s focus right now. Since it effects every worker and business owner in the country (and potentially globally), I wanted to help clarify the 3 most common debt ceiling myths that I hear bouncing around. As a disclaimer, I’m not […]

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How to Succeed When Working for Multiple Managers

How to Succeed When Working for Multiple Managers

As you engage in more responsibilities at work, you are likely to find yourself working with more than one manager at a time. You will usually report directly to one person but might be working on projects with a few other people. This is a great opportunity to make a name for yourself and get […]

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The Two Week Notice Double Standard

Employers often ask for a two week notice (or more) when you resign. This is hardly breaking news. However, there’s a recent trend I’ve observed in this area… The Two Week Notice Double Standard: Workers are still obligated to provide a two week notice whenever leaving a company, yet employers feel no obligation to respect […]

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5 Reasons EVERYONE Should Use a Credit Card

I recently had a discussion with a few colleagues at work, debating whether it is necessary or even beneficial to make day-to-day purchases with a credit card (as opposed to a debit card or cash). My stance was, and still is, that everyone should be using a credit card for their purchases and then paying […]

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