No Internship Experience? No Problem.

Photo by bongkarn thanyakij from Pexels   With internships becoming the new entry-level job, it’s crucial that college students do their best to obtain an internship before graduation. Unfortunately, it’s not always possible to find an internship during college. Luckily, it’s not too late to get a summer internship by highlighting your skills and tailoring them to the Read More …

WalletHub Study: 2020’s Best Places to Find a Job

With the unemployment rate at a near 50-year low and employers expecting to hire 5.8 percent more college graduates from the Class of 2020 than from the previous graduating cohort, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2020’s Best Places to Find a Job as well as accompanying videos. To determine the strongest local job markets Read More …

Study: Automation Putting US Jobs at Risk

A new study is shedding light on which careers and populations are most vulnerable to automation-induced job loss. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the University of Oxford’s study on “The Future of Employment,” researchers identified the 170 most at-risk occupations based on their probability of being replaced by machines, robots, and Read More …

The Top 20 Careers for 2020

A good job depends on a number of criteria, many of which are specific to the individual. We’ve discussed career values, personality and interest areas. While these factors are important, one must also take into consideration things like job growth and salary. When compiling the following list, only objective factors such as growth projections and Read More …

Study: Why Working Seniors are Delaying Retirement

A recent study by Provision Living shows the top reasons why working seniors are delaying retirement. According to the Social Security Administration, the current age to receive full benefits is 66 years old. But many seniors are working rather than enjoying retirement. A previous study by Provision Living listed the cities with the most working Read More …

New Overtime Pay Ruling: What You Need to Know

The U.S. Department of Labor’s recent decision on overtime pay extends to 1.3 million U.S. workers. Previously workers were automatically entitled to overtime pay only if they earned $23,660 or less a year, says Employco USA president and compensation expert Rob Wilson.   But, starting on Jan. 1, 2020, that salary ceiling will be raised Read More …

Self-Care During the Job Search

Searching for a job can be stressful, demoralizing and overwhelming. Dealing with constant rejection after spending considerable time applying to and interviewing for jobs can cause stress and lowered self-confidence. Eventually, this stress may lead to burnout. Therefore, it’s crucial to practice self-care during your job search. Some tips for taking care of your physical Read More …

Tips for a Successful Online Job Search

Let’s face it, job searching online is hard. Companies don’t often give a response and you’re competing against hundreds, sometimes thousands of applicants for the same position. Unfortunately, it’s the only way companies seem to want applicants to apply. So when you have no choice but to go online for your job search, how do Read More …

The 10 Best Work From Home Jobs 2019

Photo by Eugene Chystiakov from Pexels   Working from home is the dream for many professionals. Although work from home jobs are becoming more commonplace, it’s still rather difficult to find a legitimate job that allows telecommuting. One great place to start is FlexJobs, a job site specifically for remote and flexible jobs. Flexjobs features some of the Read More …

Summer Job Search Tips From Ladders CEO

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels Summer isn’t the best time to search for a job. Since summers are usually dedicated to interns and seasonal hires, companies don’t hire as much permanent employees as they do during other seasons. In addition, HR departments have already spent their budgeted money in previous months. So what if you really need a Read More …