“Who is hiring during Coronavirus?” This is a question being asked by millions of people who have lost their job due to COVID-19. All of us have dear friends and family that will be affected – including me. My mother lost her job of 20+ years three weeks ago when her employer had to shut
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During a stroll through Twitter one day, I happened upon an interesting tweet that was liked by Chewy.com (the online pet store where we purchase a lot of food for our pet bunny). I was struck by it and thought, “what a great way to land a job!”: If you’re a customer of Chewy, you
There’s been a lot more talk about the “need” to openly share one’s salary with the world. This is particularly coming from the more liberal-leaning folks, suggesting that knowing what others are paid will lead to more equal pay for equal work (among other things). But is it truly the right thing to do? And,
Years ago, I had an interview with a new company after I was looking for new opportunities. I had to brush up on my rusty interviewing skills. I love interviews too. It gives me a good idea of where I am at in the market place (both salary and skill level). Another reason is it
Just landed your first full-time job after college? Even if you’re on a decent salary, you can still end up in debt or with little to show for it. From new clothes to high-tech gadgets, it can be tempting to blow your hard-earned cash. But if you manage your money well and learn how to
There are some unusual, high-paying jobs out there – and caddying can be one of them. If you are an avid viewer of golf on tv or have a passing interest in the game – you may be surprised at what some of the professional caddies can make.
I was a fairly ambitious teenager. One summer, I wrote a couple nearby golf courses asking for a job. I told ’em that I’d work for free – all they had to do was give me free golf. Sound like a deal huh? I thought so. Fortunately enough, of those 2 letters I sent out, one
Recently I was talking with my nephew about his job working at a cookie manufacturer in the midwest. I asked, “How is your job at Cookie Company Inc?” “Ah yeah, I kind of quit that job. I put in my two-week notice and handed it to my boss and he said yea this isn’t necessary.
When the iPhone came out 10 years ago, we marveled at its capabilities and potential. Several years after the release, owners began talking to it and “Siri” would answer (although a little awkwardly). And, today, the tech world is talking about robots and AI (artificial intelligence). Along with that, comes the discussion about the ramifications
This past September I left working as a contractor for a local small business after 5.5 years. It was a hard decision to leave such a great company and a CEO that valued people. There were a lot of financial and non-financial decisions in choosing to change jobs. Here are a list of things that played