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Always Be Looking (for a Better Job)
Mon, 03/30/15 | 10 Comments
Always Be Looking (for a Better Job)

It’s time for an exciting Miller household update that has been a few years in the making – that also provides a valuable takeaway for us all. And no – it’s not kids – but …

Walmart’s Wage Increase Raises the Floor for Low-Wage Worker Pay
Mon, 02/23/15 | 19 Comments
Walmart’s Wage Increase Raises the Floor for Low-Wage Worker Pay

I’ve bashed really big, cash-rich corporations for not paying a livable wage, and offered up some alternative retailers/restaurants that are paying a livable wage. Americans should not settle for pay of less than $10.
Apparently, Walmart …

Can you Deduct Job Search Expenses?
Tue, 11/26/13 | 5 Comments
Can you Deduct Job Search Expenses?

Before I started tactically itemizing taxes, I had no clue that you could deduct job search expenses on your tax return.
The IRS does allow you to deduct job search expenses – as they are considered …

5 Ways to Recession-Proof Yourself
Mon, 08/30/10 | 6 Comments
5 Ways to Recession-Proof Yourself

With duration of unemployment becoming the longest during any recession on record, the continued decline in the housing market, and the threat of a double-dip recession, people are justified in their concerns about their employment …

The Top Ten Cities for Young Professionals
Mon, 07/26/10 | 26 Comments
The Top Ten Cities for Young Professionals

Kiplinger recently rated its picks for the top 10 Best Cities for Young Adults. The factors that they took into consideration when compiling this ‘best’ list were:
1. healthy economies fueling new job growth
2. large percentages …

Is the Peace Corps a Legit Alternative to Getting a Job?
Mon, 05/25/09 | 53 Comments
Is the Peace Corps a Legit Alternative to Getting a Job?

Could a Peace Corps job be for you?
Despite nearly a 4.0 GPA at a respected university, resume counseling, and mock interview practice, I had a very hard time finding a job upon graduation. After a …


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