As you’re probably well aware, the expectations and achievements of women and mothers in higher education have changed dramatically in the last few decades. The strides women have made in closing the gender gap in both education and career have been well-documented in the news. Still, despite these advances, no one feels torn about going… Read More


With the 2012 presidential election still sounding in our ears, we have gotten a heavy dose of politics for the last ten months. At times, politics can be frustrating, unreal, a game of artificiality, dishonesty, and kissing up. And yet, politics are not only found in Washington or in the government office. Politics abound in… Read More


Job search sites and blogs, including Education Today, make a big deal about your resume, about toning that document into a interview-grabbing machine. However, before we even discuss resumes or interviews, we should talking about what you should be doing in the workplace to have a great resume. After all, if you do not perform… Read More


Today’s blog post from MintLife is a refreshing piece of advice and one which reminds of something my accounting professor once told me. In the post, blogger Matthew Amster-Burton says: “Recently a reporter asked me for financial advice for new college graduates. What I came up with was nothing new: the best financial move a… Read More


Holidays are great for jobs. In fact, whole economies rely on holidays like Christmas, Valentines Day, and Mothers Day to survive. Well, Halloween is no exception. In fact, over the years, Halloween has grown from being a mere candy-fest to being a full-blown celebration of terror and bad behavior. With that growth comes jobs. Are… Read More


Ever since affirmative action entered the national scene in 1961, the subject of diversity at the nation’s colleges and universities has morphed and shifted, especially as the percentage of underrepresented minorities at colleges has risen. Now a new study regarding the admission of minorities at the University of Oklahoma, released just a few days ago,… Read More


Finding a job is never easy, especially in the current job market. But LinkedIn offers some unique tools that make the job hunt a little simpler. Combined with the power of your network, this tool lets you find posted jobs, find contacts within those companies, and expand your network into those companies. Just in case… Read More