Skilled Trades in 2018: What’s Trending Now?

Each New Year brings new evaluations of life direction and purpose, and with this question comes the issue of careers to the forefront. Too many of us go to college, graduate with a degree in something we care passionately about, and are left out in the cold as we watch friends and loved ones ascend … Continue reading “Skilled Trades in 2018: What’s Trending Now?”

What to Do When Your Job Doesn’t Fit Your Personality?

Perhaps you’re a recent college grad, a few months into a new career. Perhaps you’ve been plugging away at your company for a decade or more. But something isn’t right. You feel drained at the end of the day–more than normal post-work tiredness. You’re anxious. The start of the weekend, for you, means a slow … Continue reading “What to Do When Your Job Doesn’t Fit Your Personality?”

3 Careers Not At the Risk of Automation

In the future, industrial automation will continue to decrease the need for human workers in the developed world. Jobs like trucking are slowly being transferred to self-driving trucks, as businesses can save a good deal of money on labor over the long term. Even white-collar careers such as the paralegal and clerical fields are highly … Continue reading “3 Careers Not At the Risk of Automation”

5 Phrases You Should Never Use During Salary Negotiations

Looking for a job can be pretty tough. You land a good offer, and you think you’ve overcome the challenging part, until you find yourself in an interview — led by the head of human resources. What are you thinking in terms of salary? This is one of the toughest interview questions, and figuring out … Continue reading “5 Phrases You Should Never Use During Salary Negotiations”

Does Company Loyalty Pay More than Job Hopping?

Working a 9-5 job for 25 to 30 years of your life no longer seems to be the norm in making a decent living or moving up the ladder of success. Company loyalty for a long- term employee and even a shorter term employee has diminished considerably and many workers are giving up the dream … Continue reading “Does Company Loyalty Pay More than Job Hopping?”

How to Prepare for Your Enrolled Agent Exam

The finance industry offers young professionals a variety of career paths, but an up and coming route that doesn’t require a college degree is centered on our tax system. Enrolled agents are experts in tax law, and can expect to make lucrative salaries with the right career path. If you are pursuing a position as … Continue reading “How to Prepare for Your Enrolled Agent Exam”

Things Every Mechanical Engineering Student Must keep in Mind

Mechanical engineering is a great field. Students who take an interest in math and have their amazing numerical abilities backed up with excellent drawing skills do really well in this field. However, mechanical engineering is more than just being good at math and drawing. There is a lot more to it than just that. Keeping the … Continue reading “Things Every Mechanical Engineering Student Must keep in Mind”

7 Reasons Why Accounting Is Still a Great Career Choice

Accounting was once one of the safest career choices out there. It ensured you employment, a good paycheck and success. However, with the avalanche of accounting students and tech advancements threatening to bring accountant tasks close to anyone, we must ask the inevitable question: Is accounting still a good career choice? To answer it, it … Continue reading “7 Reasons Why Accounting Is Still a Great Career Choice”