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Salaries Across the Country

The salary you take home can vary greatly depending on where you live. Applying salary information derived from the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Wall Street Journal recently mapped a selection of approximately 20 professions with the highest and lowest median salaries across the country. Though this graphic doesn’t take in to account … Read More

Updating Your Resume

When was the last time you updated your resume? Whether you’re considering a career change or happy where you are, it’s important to keep a current resume on file. Below are some helpful resume writing tips to keep in mind while bringing your resume up to date: Style Keep it sleek and simple. Be consistent … Read More

Take a Break

Though the typical work day is eight hours long with a short lunch break thrown in, your brain is not meant to focus on any one task (effectively) for that long, says Jeff Stibel, Chairman & CEO, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. and bestselling author, in a recent LinkedIn post. He suggests that your brain … Read More

Three Interview Questions

We’ve talked about an assortment of interview questions to prepare for here on our blog.  From the wacky (“If you were shrunk to the size of a pencil and trapped in a blender how would you get out?”) to the routine (“What single project or task would you consider the most significant accomplishment in your … Read More

Common Jobs

Just how common is your job?  According to a new survey by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the US is heavily made up of retail salespeople, cashiers, food prep works, office workers and registered nurses. These top ten professions, which make up just over 20% of total employment, tend to be low-paying work (with … Read More