My Life as a Freelancer

I used to have a “real” job. For over 10 years, I worked diligently on crafting my career. I attended national and state conventions, enrolled in continuing education, and pursued professional designations. I attended Rotary Club meetings and wrote opinion pieces for national trade magazines. I got up every day, put on a suit, and headed […]

Published or Updated: November 23, 2015

8 Ways to Increase Your Income without Going Back to School

When it comes to dreams of a higher income, your first inclination may be to go back to school. Maybe you feel that you’ve hit a wall in your current career and feel the need to launch a new one. Or maybe you feel that an MBA or similar additional degree is the answer to […]

Published or Updated: September 4, 2015

14 Six-Figure Jobs The Don’t Require a Degree

You might think that a college degree is a must-have if you want to land a high-paying job these days. For many career fields, this is true. But there are some surprising six-figure (and nearly six-figure) jobs that require no degree at all. Whether you’re ready to launch a new career or you just want […]

Published or Updated: September 7, 2013

20 Questions That are Illegal for Interviewers to Ask

Photo: bpsusf Did you know there are some questions interviewers aren’t allowed to ask when you’re being vetted for a job? Questions about your age, family and general lifestyle are considered discriminatory, and interviewers are not supposed to ask those questions. Knowing what questions are illegal to ask can help you skirt them during an […]

Published or Updated: June 11, 2013

25 Tips and Resources for New Grads on LinkedIn

LinkedIn, which was founded in 2002 and launched in 2003, reported an increase in users last year. As of January 2013, the social networking site for professionals had 200 million registered users. It may not be in the league of social media giants Facebook and Twitter, but there’s nothing quite like LinkedIn, which is considered […]

Published or Updated: May 15, 2013

15 Stupid Questions Not to Ask During a Job Interview

Photo: Pulpolux!!! It’s easy to commit a faux pas at a job interview. You’re nervous and tense, so you make mistakes. But the more prepared you are when you go in, the less likely you are to do something stupid – like ask a question that will shoot down your chances of being hired. Wondering […]

Published or Updated: May 13, 2013

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