The Boss Effect: Choose Your Boss Wisely

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels   Job seekers often take considerable time to research jobs and the companies while taking very little time to evaluate the bosses they’d be working for. But it’s important to be intentional about the people you choose as your bosses. Choosing the right (or wrong) boss can have a lasting impact on your Read More …

Study: Jobs Where You’re Most (and Least) Likely to Live Paycheck to Paycheck

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels   A recent study conducted by GoBankingRates listed the occupations where workers were most and least likely to live paycheck to paycheck. Although money should not be the only concern when choosing a career, it should be a factor to consider. Living paycheck to paycheck can make it hard to save for emergencies. Read More …

The 10 Highest Paying Entry-Level Jobs

With the high cost of college tuition, it’s understandable that students want to get their money’s worth. Entry-level jobs aren’t known for their high pay, but some graduates can enjoy high salaries from the start. GoBankingRates.com has released a study on the highest paying entry-level jobs. To determine which jobs made the cut, GOBankingRates utilized Bureau Read More …

10 Common Mistakes People Make When Considering a Career Change

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels   “The future depends on what you do today.”   This saying is very true for many of the decisions we make today and even more true for very impacting decisions like who to marry, where to go to school and making a career choice, among others. Making a career change is as important Read More …

Why NOT Going to College May Be The Right Choice

A new report shows more high school graduates are choosing NOT to go to college. Michael Horn, education expert and co-author of the forthcoming book, “Choosing College: How to Make Better Learning Decisions Throughout Your Life,”  says that for many people, college is not delivering the desired or anticipated results. Below, Horn draws on his latest Read More …

5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a Career

Photo by Oluwakemi Solaja on Unsplash Whether you’re changing career paths midway or graduating college and trying to figure out a career path to start down, such pivotal life steps can be frightening and perplexing. The volume of choices alone and determining what grass is greenest can be overwhelming. Yet, getting your career path decision Read More …

Join Us at College and Career Talk on Facebook!

  College, Career Life has a new Facebook group for students and job seekers. Join us at the College and Career Talk Facebook group for polls, discussions and advice. Wondering about what major to choose or what to put on your resume? Just ask our group for advice from a variety of individuals. You can Read More …

Can You Choose a Career that Doesn’t Fit Your Personality?

Your career personality is important factor to consider when choosing a career path. But since no career is perfect, is it possible to choose a good career that doesn’t align with your personality? The answer is complicated and depends on other factors such as career values, interest areas and natural skills and abilities.   There’s Read More …