With the year ending, you’ll likely get a performance review soon, if you haven’t already. This offers a great checkpoint to think about your professional future—especially if you hope to move up to management.
Moving up isn’t as easy as it used to be. However, boomers have one foot out the door already, meaning companies will soon have to fill those spots. If you want them to choose you, here are seven skills you should focus on improving.
Hate your previous boss? Dealing with debt? Forgot the job description? Yeah, never bring those up in a job interview. Amanda Abella explains why.
Since I run my own business, I need an easy way to track my spending and expenses. But even if you’re not an entrepreneur, you should still know where your money is going. Budgeting software is a great way to do this.
Over the past few weeks, I’ve hunted for the best options around. And after trying just about every free, low-cost, or professional service out there, I created this little guide. It should help you save time—and, in some cases, money—in your software search.
As we quickly approach the end of the year, job seekers may notice a pattern: ads for full-time job are becoming few and far between.
Don’t worry—this doesn’t mean another economic meltdown. In fact, this is typical this time of year. With holidays and end-of-year budget meetings coming up, hiring permanent full-time employees doesn’t hold the top spot on the priority list for many companies.
We put a lot of pressure on ourselves when it comes to money. Whether it’s due to keeping up with the Joneses or trying to perfect a budget, it can be easy to think we’re not where we think we should be. Real talk: No one is perfect. We all make money mistakes. Heck, I’mView Full Post »»
In my business, I often encounter clients who want a certain career no matter what it pays—but their family is not on board.
These are bright, young college graduates ready to take the world by storm. They’ve got big ideas to start a company. They have their heart set on working for a nonprofit. Or, they are just incredibly passionate about a specific career path.
However, mom and dad pressure them to apply to law school or become a doctor. And, reluctantly, these grads do what their parents want.
At some point, every professional must ask for a raise. The logic behind this is simple: No one is going to give you one if you don’t ask for it. Besides, many times you have a better chance at winning the lottery than having a salary increase come on its own.
As prep work, answer the following the six questions and brush up on how to have a difficult conversation with your boss because, let’s face it, asking for a raise can bring up a lot of nerves and anxiety.
Many big-time, Fortune 500 companies are starting to hire in droves again.
The good news about this? It means the economy is slowly getting better. The bad news? This kind of mass hiring taxes companies, so they essentially outsource everything. That means you end up dealing with not one, but three companies: the one hiring, the recruiting firm they hired to push paper, and the background check company.
This can cause a lot of hiccups along the way. Here’s how to deal with them.
Recently, 3,000 of the most creative, passionate, adventure-loving people I’ve ever encountered and I took over Portland, Ore. for Chris Guillebeau’s World Domination Summit. It was my first ever conference.
And while it was amazing, it was also sometimes totally overwhelming.
After working for almost 3 years, side hustling like it was nobody’s business, and cutting my day job hours back, I finally flew the coop.
Starting in August, I will be a full-time entrepreneur.