Month: May 2013
If you want to start a new business, you might want to think about relocating. A recent report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce shows that some states are better than others when it comes to starting up in the tech world. Does your state rank as one of the worst?
Politics just got a whole lot more real for anyone relying on federal jobless benefits. The much-threatened and finally-enacted sequester, an $85 billion slash-and-burn federal budget cut, started trickling down to the everyman these past two months. It translated to, among other things, some folks getting a smaller unemployment check and others being cut off entirely.
Have you ever wondered what you would do with a degree in graphic design? Well, wonder no more as the OnlineDegrees.com infographic below outlines the benefits.
Raising kids is no easy task, especially when trying to stretch a single paycheck from week to week. When one parent has decided to stay at home with the family, a part time job can help to provide some much needed financial support. The good news is that there are many part time career options that give stay at home parents the power to earn and create a balanced family life.
It is a common belief that the only mothers who choose to stay at home with their children are those who are super wealthy. Or those who happen to be married to successful doctors and lawyers and can afford to live comfortably enough that they don’t need to go to work. However, the research has shown that many stay-at-home mothers choose home over the office for another reason, one that has more to do with not having enough money than being super wealthy.
As the cost of college soars to unsustainable heights, its efficacy has been seriously called into question. Students now have direct access to employers, open-access online courses and a jaded outlook of "finding the right fit" when selecting a place to pursue their higher education. With so many colleges giving such a low return on investment, more people demand to know what they're actually paying for.
Betting big on unproven commodities isn’t something that makes anyone feel comfortable, but that’s exactly what goes on year in, year out in Major League Baseball’s search for gems in the international prospect pool. With a new system in place to limit spending and give lower-ranking teams an edge, not only will clubs have to chase down these young unknowns, but they’ll do so in a more competitive environment.
If Shark Tank was a game show it would be Crowd Rules. This new entry into the entrepreneur show arena is compelling, entertaining and surprisingly it's on news network CNBC.
CNN Money reports that summer hiring is expected to rise more than usual.
Meetings can often turn into endless time-wasters that leave employees tired, confused and feeling very unproductive. All your meetings need to turn things around is an organized agenda that will give everyone an idea of what will take place and ensure that no one veers off course.
Sue McCarthy makes a living selling used purses for $1500 and her customers walk away thinking, 'wow, what a bargain!' Sue is the owner of Women's Closet Exchange in St. Louis and she's also the star of Style's newest reality series Resale Royalty.
Getting a promotion to a high level management position seems like it would be a dream come true for some folks trying to get ahead at work. After all, we’ve all been programmed to climb the corporate ladder to success, right? Yeah, not so much. Here's why remaining in an individual contributor role may be your best option.