One little slip can lead to major problems over the long-term for most workers.
I often hear from employees who feel stuck in their job and don’t know what their next move should be. They become dissatisfied, don’t feel challenged, or aren’t getting the promotions and salary increases they feel they deserve. In fact, a report by Right Management confirms that only 19% of employees are satisfied with their jobs.
In Oregon, a proposed pilot program would allow students to attend state college tuition-free. The catch? Instead of taking out loans and piling up debt, students agree to pay the state back a small portion of their income over the course of a couple decades.
Seventy percent of U.S. employees are either “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” at work. Put more simply, most of us hate our jobs.
Two years ago, they didn’t stand a chance.
Two days ago, when I heard they had won, I dug the e-mail out of my inbox: “I’ve been glad to read about your upcoming book, Intern Nation. I recently worked as one of approximately 20 illegally unpaid interns for the Oscar-nominated film Black Swan.”
The e-mail was from Eric Glatt, a
Tired of student-loan debt? One prominent technology school is offering a three-year master’s degree in computer science that can be earned entirely online — and that will cost less than $7,000.
Answering emails, putting out fires–those are important. But one founder suggests something else should take up at least 25 percent of your day.
Thanks to the Internet, it’s never been easier to become briefly famous. Posting an especially creative, embarrassing, funny, or otherwise highly “shareable” video or blog online will usually do the trick. But becoming rich and famous? That’s far more difficult.
Last year, Americans spent more on products and procedures to make our faces look better. The reason? Well, it may seem counterintuitive, but experts say the lackluster economy is part of the reason for our collective vanity.
New CEO (and new mother) Marissa Mayer says there will be no more working from home at the Internet pioneer. Puff goes two decades of workplace reinvention.
Hey, if nothing else, having an offbeat job title helped the Ambassador of Buzz generate enough buzz to be featured in a Q&A at Time.com.
Yes, you can save money and avoid student loan debt by employing some of the classic strategies suggested by personal finance gurus. But you may not save as much as you think—and you could even wind up spending more.