Category archives: Career

12 Mistakes You Made at Your Last Job Interview #Infographic

12 Mistakes You Made at Your Last Job Interview #Infographic

Spring is typically the time of year when new grads are out job hunting. Competing with them for all the latest jobs are people that are either currently unemployed or are working, but are in search of something better. A huge component of your job search is that dreaded interview....

Career Choices for Those with a Degree in Economics

Career Choices for Those with a Degree in Economics

Have you considered studying Economics? According to the 2013 – 2014 PayScale College Salary Report, the average starting salary for a person with an Economics degree in the US is $50,100. The surprising fact is that the number increases to $96,700 for someone with 15 years of experience. How often...

Unemployed? How to Remain Happy & Productive While Job Hunting

Unemployed? How to Remain Happy & Productive While Job Hunting

Job hunting is rarely fun for anyone, and even more so for someone that just lost their job. A sudden job loss is upsetting due to the loss of income, for sure, but it also has a negative impact on our self-worth. We are no longer the family provider, or...

How To Translate Your Stay-at-Home Mom Skills To a Resume

How To Translate Your Stay-at-Home Mom Skills To a Resume

For the little time I was a stay-at-home mom before I started working from home I would cringe at the thought of going back into the workforce. How was I going to compare my stay-at-home mom skills to someone who has proper training? The Day The Bells Went Off One...

Applying for a New Job? Five Things You Must Do First

Applying for a New Job? Five Things You Must Do First

The competition in the job market is always fierce, therefore, when applying for a new job it is more important than ever for you to be prepared. As you know, looking for a job can quickly become quite stressful and time consuming, so the more work you do upfront, the...

Labor Market in State Of Washington – Industries on the Rise

Labor Market in State Of Washington – Industries on the Rise

While the labor market may be suffering in other parts of the country, the state of Washington jobs are on the rise. The Employment Security Department of Washington State estimates the unemployment rates to be sitting at 6.8%, which is up from 7.9% in October 2012. Estimates from November 2012...

Four Things You Can Do To Keep Your Job Search Fresh

Four Things You Can Do To Keep Your Job Search Fresh

At the beginning of the year I shared some tips on how to keep your job search routine organized. Now that we’re about to wrap up 2013 (can you believe it?) I thought now would be a good time to follow up with you about this. So let me ask...