Working Your Way Up

Working Your Way Up

As “graduation season” begins, so does the wealth of career advice. This advice seems to come from every direction: those who are older and wiser, and those who have no business offering advice. One of the most discouraging pieces I have heard lately is to “prepare to be broke.” While that does sound terrifying, there is a nugget of wisdom embedded in there….

7 Signs You Shouldn’t Take the Job

7 Signs You Shouldn’t Take the Job

If you’re doing it right, job hunting is hard work. From researching companies, networking with contacts, searching for opportunities, sending professional resumes, and interviewing, the process can be exhausting, especially if you’ve been out of the job market for a long time. After a few months, you may be tempted to take the first job position offered. While you may be willing to accept lower pay, fewer benefits, and a difficult work schedule, some opportunities can waste valuable time and leave you demoralized. Before you take the job, consider the following seven red flags…