Are you going to be hard pressed this year to give your staff the raises they deserve? Even though your business is financially strapped doing NOTHING at raise time is the worst thing you can do. Studies have shown, however, that economic perks in lieu of raises can keep everyone motivated. Read on to find out what you can do to compensate for your employees’ lack of compensation.… Read More


Think you’re secure in your job? So did 14 million other people until they were laid off in the last two years. In a poor economy lay offs are a fact of life, however there are several things you can do to make sure that you’re way down the list of people your company is thinking about letting go.… Read More


Thinking of going back to college, but wondering how you’re going to pay for it? Before you do something crazy (like give up on your dream) check into employer-subsidized financial aid. Many companies offer assistance, but don’t make that fact well known. Read on to find out how you can learn more about college tuition aid from your employer.… Read More


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Turns out 23% of all job seekers lie at some point during the interview process. However, studies show interviewers value integrity over lack of experience, so is lying really going to land you that job? Not if you’re caught. Here are four common lies to avoid during your interview.… Read More


The hardest part about having your kid home sick is figuring out how to be in two places at once: at home nursing your child back to health, and at work earning a living. So in honor of cold and flu being just around the corner, we give you five tips to help you figure out how to take care of a sick child while maintaining a career.… Read More


Think no one other than your friends looks at your Facebook pictures? Think again. According to Microsoft 75% of all job recruiters and Human Resources departments cyber stalk a job candidate BEFORE they call them in for an interview. Check out what might be floating around cyberspace that prevents you from getting hired.… Read More


Even though 151,000 people went back to work in October, employment growth is still slow. To make ends meet many are taking minimum wage jobs while going back to school (or just to bridge the gap). If you’re considering a low-paying job, we’d like to share some minimum facts on minimum wage.… Read More