Getting a raise at a new job is often seen as a complicated or uncomfortable task, especially for millennials. We tend to either be too scared to seek out a salary increase or promotion at our new job, or think we’re unworthy of deserving one. I recently posted about how I found my first job out of … [Read more...] about How to Get Your First Salary Increase or Promotion This Year
The first thing I tend to look at when I'm job searching is the requirements, to see if I measure up at the bare minimum. While I'm checking things off mentally with "got that" and "I can do that in my sleep", there are other skills that present themselves once I'm actually working. Here are 7 … [Read more...] about 7 Must Have Skills for Any Job
When it comes to creating a resume, the possibilities are endless. You can have a chronological, skills-based, or a combination of resume formats, but how do you know which one is right for you? There are three general resume format types, and there are several pros and cons to each of them. If … [Read more...] about Which Resume Format is Right for You?
About a year ago I attended a birthday party for my little brother. I reconnected with a lot of family at the party but I could never forget the brief conversation I had with my uncle. When he asked me what I was studying in school and I replied with my major, Journalism and Communications, he … [Read more...] about Finding the Right Job When Society Says You Had the Wrong Major
You’ve submitted your resume and cover letter, passed all the computer screening, and have just received a call to interview for your dream job: the job is practically yours, right? Not so fast! You have to get through the interview process. While it may seem daunting, you can do this. For most … [Read more...] about How to Ace Your Next Interview
The last time you got a raise or a year end bonus, what did you do with it? I can tell you what I did with mine. During the earlier years of my career, I would absorb any pay raises or bonuses into my spending and let lifestyle inflation creep up. I wanted a new wardrobe? Check. Take my bonus … [Read more...] about 3 Simple Ways To Maximize Your Raise or Bonus