Real Hourly Wage

What’s Your REAL Hourly Wage?

You may think you know how much money you’re bringing home for every hour of work you put in, but it’s time to think again. Whatever your stated hourly wage is (or, if you’re salaried, whatever it comes down to after dividing your weekly pay by your weekly hours), your real hourly wage is likely […]

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How to Write a Cover Letter

Most job applications require some sort of summary of your background, whether it’s in the form of a CV or an online application. However, some jobs will also require a cover letter. Rather than get frustrated by an additional application requirement, you should really view a cover letter as something which gives you an opportunity [...]
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Career Advancement Tips

Career Advancement Tips

If you have a job you enjoy with colleagues you like but are looking to move up in terms of salary, title and responsibility, you may be wondering how to go about it. From learning to speak up about your talents to thinking about your career more creatively, there are many ways to begin advancing […]

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3 Places You Might Not Think to Look for Jobs

3 Places You Might Not Think to Look for Jobs

Friends, family and “help wanted” ads are all great ways to find a job, but if you’re having trouble with those typical options, here are some places to try that you might not have thought of: Your old jobs. If you’ve worked somewhere before and left on a good note, it might be worth reaching […]

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proper way to quit a job

The Proper Way to Quit Your Job

Let’s face it — you’re not going to stay at your first job forever. A new opportunity will come along and lead you on an exciting new path. But before you can take your talent elsewhere, you first have to quit your current job in a professional manner. Although quitting’s never an easy thing to […]

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Save Money Working from Home

Could You Save Money By Working From Home?

  Many people dream of working from home. It’s no wonder, with visions of the freedom to do what you want when you want, to shuffle over to your computer in your slippers and pajamas, even to sleep in if you wanted to. But in additional to these “wouldn’t it be nice” perks, there are […]

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Quid Corner Myth Breakers: Job-Hunting

Despite what you may have read in the newspapers or heard on news, jobs do still exist. The gloomy economy has made securing a job more difficult than years past, but the right candidate will always be rewarded for his or her perseverance and skillset. During a job search, it’s easy to succumb to job-hunting […]

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How to Get the Salary You Want

How to Get the Salary You Want

Congratulations! You passed the interview process, beat out the other candidates and were offered the job! Now comes the hard part: salary negotiations. Negotiating a salary can be an exciting, but stressful time. What do you think you’re worth? What does the employer think you’re worth? Agree to a number too little and you may […]

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How to Properly Format a Cover Letter

How to Properly Format a Cover Letter

Remember when applying for a job was as simple as filling out an application? These days, due to the high unemployment rate, you have to go above and beyond just to stand out from the crowd. An impressive resume may get you in the door for an interview, but to truly have a shot at […]

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