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Jobs for people who don’t like desks

If the idea of sitting at a desk typing away until retirement doesn’t appeal to you, don’t worry – you’re not alone. The good news is, there are plenty of jobs out there that don’t require a cubicle, across a range of industries. Plus, jobs where you’re on your feet can have some real mental […]

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Why the “gig economy” could be good for workers

There’s a new trend in capitalism, and despite its downsides, it might actually be a good thing for U.S. workers. It’s called the Gig Economy.  Since and even before the recession of 2007, companies have been hiring fewer full-time employees in favor of temporary workers, freelancers, and contractors. For workers, there are some disadvantages of […]

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Tony Robbins shares the best career advice he’s ever received.

Have you seen the new documentary on performance coach Tony Robbins? It’s a fascinating story of a man who turned his difficult childhood experiences into a passion and gift for motivating others. Recently, he shared some brilliant career advice in a Facebook Live Q&A with Business Insider. When asked for advice from someone struggling to […]

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How to write a resume that speaks to an applicant tracking system.

When you apply to a job online, it can feel like your resume might be getting lost among who knows how many others. And honestly, sometimes it does. But there are some things you can do to ensure your resume will be accurately matched to jobs that suit you, instead of getting buried beneath a […]

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The simple thing that makes employees work harder.

The answer? Give employees more meaningful work. This is according to economists Susanne eckermann, Xiaolan Yang, and Michael Kosfeld, whose study is published on economics commentary site VoxEU.  A survey of 413 students in Hangzhou, China found that study participants increased their productivity when they were told their work was crucial to an important research […]

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Bad job? Maybe that’s not such a bad thing.

We’ve all had them. At some point or another, and probably more than once, we’ve endured what we considered to be a bad job. Sometimes, we don’t even realize it was a bad job until we get a good one and can consider it in retrospect. Bad jobs aren’t fun – but they can be […]

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Bilingual? You’re needed in the workforce.

More than half of the U.S. population growth between 2000 and 2010 is in the Hispanic sector, according to U.S. Census Bureau population reports. And with it, the demand for bilingual employees is also growing. You’ll find jobs requiring a knowledge of Spanish and other languages in every industry, but here are a few hot […]

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4 Steps to Recovery After You Made a Mistake in the Workplace

Whether you’ve been in the workforce for one month or twenty years, you have probably made a few mistakes. That moment when you are scrolling through your emails and you see a subject line from someone on your team that says “FIX THIS NOW.” Your stomach drops, you start to feel a little nervous, and […]

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Why now’s a great time to consider a temp job.

Seeking a new opportunity? How about one that offers flexibility, variety, and awesome growth opportunities? If this sounds great to you, you might be interested in temping for a while. And now’s the perfect time to do it. According to new research from CareerBuilder, temp jobs are expected to increase by 5.9 percent by 2018. […]

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The year of “the gap.”

With high school graduation right around the corner, you’re probably planning to spend the next few weeks appreciating every last minute of your senior year. You should be! You’ve spent four years of your life working towards this moment. However, when the joy of your accomplishments wears off, it will be time to take the […]

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