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How to Personalize Your Resume for a Job

If you are looking for work currently, about to graduate, or in a position that you want to improve upon, you are not alone. It can feel difficult, but it doesn't need to be. If you want your new dream job, personalize your resume in the following ways:   State Your Intention and Goals One of the best ways to personalize your resume is to state your goals or intentions at the top. This does some things that increase your chances of getting an interview. Firstly, it shows that y...

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Does Further Education Really Improve Career Prospects?

Advanced education opportunities come in many different forms, ranging from pursuing an associate degree, or bachelors, masters, or doctorate. A census published by the New York Times in 2012 stated that thirty percent of people over the age of twenty-five in the United States hold a bachelor’s degree, and nearly eleven percent of people hold a graduate degree. Do these advanced degrees lead to increased career opportunities? Some would say yes, while others point to a proven work experien...

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7 Common Oversights That Make Your Life Suck & How to Overcome Them

Though circumstances can sometimes make you miserable, happiness is mostly a state of mind. Unfortunately, people tend to wear an emotional mask when dealing with situations and people in their lives, leading to suffering and pain. You may not notice it, but these seemingly petty mistakes can eventually turn into habits that will certainly keep you from happiness. Hoping to change your life without changing the way you think and act is futile. My Life Sucks – Now What Do I Do?...

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4 Things to Remember About Worker's Compensation

As an employee, the company that you work for has a responsibility to provide a safe working environment for you. When you sustain an injury, it can seem overwhelming to deal with all the medical treatments and the potential job loss. However, worker’s compensation can fill in that gap for you. There is a lot of crazy information about worker’s compensation out there, so here are a few things that you should know. What is Workers’ Compensation? Worker’s compensation...

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6 Best Ways to Advance Your Career Without Making Enemies

Taking your career to the next level may be at the top of your list of goals for the near future. However, you may be aware that many people who climb the corporate ladder step on people’s toes often and even ruin relationships along the way. The last thing you want is to generate ill will or to lose friendships and professional relationships that you have nurtured up until now. These are effective ways to improve your career opportunities without taking a ruthless approach that generates...