Jobs in High Demand Right Now

The US is currently experiencing a labor shortage in many industries. Although employers may not be happy about the shortage, it’s a great opportunity for students or entry level workers to gain experience and for all workers to negotiate better pay and benefits. If you’re just looking for a job to provide extra cash or Read More …

Best and Worst States for Jobs 2021

With the economy gaining 559,000 jobs in May, the personal-finance website WalletHub recently released its report on 2021’s Best & Worst States for Jobs. To help job seekers find the best employment opportunities, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 35 key indicators of job-market strength, opportunity and economic vitality. The data set ranges from employment growth Read More …

Now Hiring: Allied Universal Seeks to Increase Workforce by 30K

During these uncertain times, many workers have been laid off or experienced a reduction in pay/hours. Fortunately, some industries are looking to ramp up their hiring to meet increased demand for essential workers. Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, is seeking to hire more than 30,000 security professionals and 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 …

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 …

Don’t Be Pressured to Compromise Your Values

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels   I recently was presented with an opportunity to make money on a “sponsored” post. However, the company did not want me to disclose the sponsorship. If you are a blogger or content creator online, you know that FTC guidelines dictate that sponsorships must be clearly disclosed. This company pressured me to compromise.  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 …

2019 Best & Worst Places to Start a Career – WalletHub

With graduation season upon us and employers planning to hire nearly 17 percent more graduates from the Class of 2019 than they did from the Class of 2018, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst Places to Start a Career. To help recent graduates launch their careers in the right Read More …