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Having a Tough Time Getting an Interview? Try this Simple Strategy
Mon, 03/25/13 | 11 Comments
Having a Tough Time Getting an Interview? Try this Simple Strategy

Last fall, I highlighted my wife’s switch to a career in nursing.
Nursing was a careful selection. She wanted to get away from the desk and work more with people. Her family has a number of …

Marissa Mayer Ending Telecommuting at Yahoo? No Big Deal. Your Work-Life Balance? Big Deal
Mon, 03/4/13 | 17 Comments
Marissa Mayer Ending Telecommuting at Yahoo? No Big Deal. Your Work-Life Balance? Big Deal

Marissa Mayer earned a lot of attention last week with her declaration to Yahoo employees that they would no longer be allowed to telecommute.
- Some have said it is not fair to employees who have …

Moving Into a Career in Nursing: my Wife’s Career Change Story
Wed, 11/28/12 | 13 Comments
Moving Into a Career in Nursing: my Wife’s Career Change Story

In a previous post on education tax credits, I noted that my wife was going back to school for an accelerated nursing degree through a local community college.
That prompted a 20somethingfinance reader, Telly, to write …

6 Open Enrollment Season Must-Do’s
Tue, 10/30/12 | 10 Comments
6 Open Enrollment Season Must-Do’s

What is Open Enrollment?
November is open enrollment season (a.k.a. “annual enrollment” or simply “open season”) – an important time of the year for employees to review their benefit elections.
Open enrollment usually rolls around just once …

Job Commitment & Loyalty: Would you Sign a Job Contract?
Wed, 09/12/12 | 21 Comments
Job Commitment & Loyalty: Would you Sign a Job Contract?

I have a good hypothetical for you on job loyalty. And I haven’t done a good ole’ fashion reader poll in ages. So, it’s time.
Let me first set this one up with some context.
Most of …

Gen Y & their Boomerang to Nowhere
Mon, 03/26/12 | 27 Comments
Gen Y & their Boomerang to Nowhere

The Boomerang Generation
“Generation Y” and “The Millennial Generation” are common labels for the generation of Americans born from the early 80′s through the early 90′s (no doubt a healthy proportion of readers of this blog, …


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