10 Smart Options for a Second Career
A layoff can make you reassess your career options and wonder, “Should I go back to school and do something else?”
According to Clark Beecher, principle …
The cost of college is skyrocketing and graduates risk being saddled with more debt than ever. What’s a smart solution when even state schools aren’t cheap? Earn more after you graduate.
Last week PayScale debuted its 2009-10 College Salary Report, which lists best schools for starting and mid-career salaries by regions of the country, party reputation, educational focus and more. It also sorts out the most lucrative majors. Wondering if this information is important? Just check the news.
They are a little late: We released the PayScale list of salary by major last week :-)
While the top level take away - starting pay is highest for engineering and other technical fields - the differences are an interesting look into how a survey is defined affects the results.
Are you being paid all you are worth? Spend 5 minutes completing the PayScale online salary evaluation survey and know.
From the guy in the lobby at your work to the gal scanning luggage at the airport, security officers surround us – even more than we know. Beside the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) folks in bright blue shirts at the airport, there are thousands of plainclothes security folks, like air marshals, secret service agents and security technology specialists, working to keep us safe.
Besides being brave, hip to current events and knowledgeable about weapons, can you guess what the coolest thing is that these folks all have in common? They are employed! Yes, they have jobs in this down economy. And, they’re likely to hold onto their jobs if they work for the federal government.
World at Work released the preliminary results for the 2010 salary budget survey.
While its predictions for next year are interesting, what is really fascinating is the difference between predictions and reality for this year.
Back in May 2008, employers looked at their budgets, and predicted raises for the coming year. This survey contains the actual raises given as of May 2009.
In this post, I'll take a quick look the World at Work preliminary data, what our PayScale data show, and take my guess at what the future holds.
A raise is made up of two parts: changes in your abilities and responsibilities, and general market forces. While the big picture market is bleak, is your employer recognizing all you are worth? Use the free PayScale Salary Survey to find out.
Job Title: Hotel Property Manager
Where: Jasper, Alabama
Years of Experience: 3
Other Relevant Work Experience: Desk Clerk
Education: West Limestone High School graduate
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Hotel Careers - Hotel Manager Salary
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