What can your employer predict about your job performance by looking at your Facebook profile? A lot, according to a joint study by researchers at Auburn University, Northern Illinois University and the University of Evansville.
When I think of Cincinnati, the first thing that pops into my head is the theme song from the classic sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" (Just me? Possibly, I'm dating myself here.) But, did you know Cincinnati, Ohio was also named a top US travel destination this year by Lonely Planet? It was also on Forbes' list of "America's Most Affordable Cities." Perhaps this midwest city deserves a closer look. Here's a peek at the typical salaries for popular Cincinnati jobs. And, it sounds like those salaries might go a bit further in Cincinnati than elsewhere.
If you work at an office, you likely appreciate the janitor who stops by long after you've left for the day and cleans up after you and your coworkers. But have you ever wondered just how much they make per hour for doing all the dirty work? Below is the national average hourly rate for janitors and cleaners.
With most of us spending at least 40 hours per week at work, it may feel like you see your co-workers more than your family or friends. And, what happens when you see someone all the time? They start to get on your nerves. So, it's only natural to occasionally get annoyed by the people you work with. (They probably think you're annoying, too.) But, what stand out as the most annoying work habits?
When you think Memphis, Elvis is probably the first thing that comes to mind, but there's far more to this southern city than being a destination for loyal Elvis fans. If you're thinking of making a move to Memphis, Tennssee, do your research and see if the jobs and salaries available are in line with your expectations. You can even see how much you should make in Memphis compared to your current city with our Cost of Living Calculator.
Are you a skilled seamstress on the move? If you're looking for a change of scenery, consider moving to Houston, Texas. A seamstress in this city reports receiving the highest median hourly rate compared to other cities across the U.S.
Where do you see yourself in five years? Whether you are a college student trying to figure out what direction to take or considering a career change, having a strategy can help you maximize your potential. If you think beyond the initial paycheck, there are many jobs that offer considerable career growth in a fairly short time frame. You can move up in the world and make more money at a faster than average pace, if you have the right career path in place.
Here's a look at five hot career paths where pay can grow quickly over the course of five years, all with a strong job outlook through 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Hawaii may be a popular vacation destination, but while you're snorkeling, swimming and sunbathing, residents of Honolulu, Hawaii are usually busy working. Below is the median salary in Honolulu, Hawaii for popular jobs.
My first job after college was actually as a journalist in Omaha, Nebraska at the Omaha World-Herald newspaper. While print journalism may not be on the rise, plenty of other careers are. And, Omaha turned out to be a surprisingly cool city. Considering a move to Omaha? Below are the median salaries for several popular jobs in the city.