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Christina Majaski

Christina is a full-time freelance writer for various online publications including Money Crashers and EcoSalon. She lives in Minnesota, aka North American Siberia, with a 10-year-old, whose caterwauling and incessant need for food, keeps her working. Christina's favorite things include sushi, wine, and documentaries. And also, wine.

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Most Recent Posts by Christina Majaski
  • 3 Tips for Unemployed Workers Over 50

    It’s no secret that if you are over 50 and job searching, you will likely have a more difficult time than your younger counterparts in getting hired. There are a few simple steps you can take, however, that can help boost your chances of landing your next job.
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  • Does the High Cost of College Text Books Make Sense?

    Not only has the cost of college tuition increased through the years, but between the years 2002 and 2012, the cost of college textbooks alone have increased 82 percent. While the cost of a higher education has never been cheap, when you consider the resources and alternatives that are now available, expensive text books may not make much sense.
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  • Soon, a High School Diploma Won't Get You a Job Anywhere

    You may have heard one of many success stories of people who either did not attend college or dropped out of college becoming huge industry leaders and even billionaires – we see you Zucks and Gates. However, the cold, hard truth for the rest of us non-geniuses is, a college degree is now more important than ever.
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  • 3 Ways You Are Working Harder and Not Smarter

    We are told all the time that productivity and success require working smarter and not harder. But what exactly are we doing that is causing us to work harder and how are these habits hindering our quests for a healthy work-life balance?
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  • What Not to Leave Behind After an Interview

    When you're interviewing for jobs, it’s important to be remembered. Oftentimes employers must weed through stacks of resumes and cover letters after days of interviews with prospective employees whose lists of experiences, training, and skills are all painfully similar. In these instances, the right Leave-Behind can become a valuable tool in giving a positive impression and boosting you above the rest of the applicants. The wrong Leave-Behind, however, could hurt your chances of being hired.
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  • 3 Benefits of Whole Foods' Open Salaries

    While some companies still cling to policies that bar employees from discussing their salaries, Whole Foods is one that actually allows and encourages you to peep your co-workers' salaries. Even if you don't want to disclose what you’re making (or not making) there are benefits to open salaries. Here are three.
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  • If Leaning In Hurts, You May Be Doing It Wrong

    It’s been almost a year (in fact it’s just a few days short of the one-year anniversary) since Sheryl Sandberg and Lean In inspired women to consider taking control of our careers and our lives. Unfortunately, some of us are leaning in so hard, we’re missing out on life. And we're not happy because of it.

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  • 4 Ways Boston's New Program Could Fix the Gender Wage Gap

    While recent data has shown that the gender wage gap isn’t as wide as we thought it was, there is still a gap. In Boston, for example, women make 83 cents for each dollar a man makes and in an effort to close that gap, the city is attempting a new, different method. Here are four ways this new program could actually work.
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  • Now Men Are Hogging Up the Work-From-Home Jobs

    Just in case you thought everyone who worked from home was an Oprah-watching, pajama-wearing mommy -- surprise! They’re not.
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  • Considering an MBA? Here's What You Need to Know

    Not sure whether or not to get your MBA? If you're on the fence about whether it's worth the time, expense, and hassle, new data might help you make up your mind.
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