Career Advice


Finding the right career path can be a real challenge, no matter what stage in life you are at. Dream jobs can turn into nightmares, our interests and values can change, and unfortunately, lay-offs and job loss can happen.

My career path has led me to an Employment Center where my job is to help other people find success in their own careers. From applying for a new job, to starting your own business, to how to be a valuable employee, you can find career advice and the resources I use here.

Tackling Toxicity

Your colleagues are great. They chat, they make coffee, they help you through your working day. But there’s always someone that you just can’t get along with, that one person who seems determined to single you out and make your day that much harder. If you’ve got “that colleague” in your team, you’ll recognize how toxic it can quickly make …

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Do You Feel As If Your Job Is Crushing Your Soul?

Image Credit It’s 7 in the morning and your alarm clock rings! You wake up bleary-eyed, and resisting the temptation to throw the blasted thing across the room again (remembering the window you accidentally smashed last time), you stumble out of bed with a sorrowful heart. You keep telling yourself that you should be glad to have a job in …

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7 Reasons to Offer Educational Resources to Employees

Last updated: January 22, 2019 When it comes to building an efficient workplace, continued education can be beneficial. From sponsored college courses to basic correspondence classes and in-house materials, enhancing the capabilities of employees can make an impact in the bottom line of the company. This can result in greater customer service experiences, more efficient uses of time and a …

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Becoming Self Employed and In Control of My Own Life - My Life, I Guess

Becoming Self Employed and In Control of My Own Life

Last updated: May 3, 2018. A few weeks ago, I decided that my efforts to find a traditional job was getting me nowhere. Despite cutting back my criteria down to simply trying to find something I don’t hate (regardless of pay, hours, or type of work), it’s been over 3 months since my last job interview. And once again, I …

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Is This Job Worth It?

I accepted this part time, minimum wage job with a pretty positive attitude. It was supposed to be an easy and fun way to earn some money, but still have time to apply for better, more career-driven jobs and work on this blog and freelancing gigs . But it’s none of these things. It feels like this job is consuming my …

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4 Alternatives to a College Education

The following is a guest post by Allen Kors of Achieve Lending. Please contact me if you are interested in submitting a guest post.   With technology leveling the playing field between economic classes, there are more “self made” successes than ever before. Because of this, many are considering non-traditional career-paths that may not involve a four-year college education. It …

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