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    Study Reveals Why Millennials Are Broke

    Study Reveals Why Millennials Are Broke
    If you’re a broke Millennial, unfortunately, you’re not alone. Apparently, statistics show that there’s a significant reason for this, too. According to Post Grad Problems, Millennial workers’ wages are about the same today as they were in the 1980s. Yes, you read that correctly: Millennials are making the same projected salary as they would have in the 1980s. These statistics were ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +27
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    America Speaks: Higher Ed Must Change

    America Speaks: Higher Ed Must Change
    According to a new survey, most Americans think higher education is still highly valued, but needs to change to compete in the global marketplace. [gate] In fact, 83 percent thought that a college education is necessary to achieving success in the global economy. In reference to their opinions of the nation as a whole, 46 percent consider the state of higher ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +12
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    The Price of Happiness in Each State

    The Price of Happiness in Each State
    The age-old adage says money doesn’t buy happiness. True. But, for many, it surely can help qualm financial worries and allow workers to afford the type of lifestyle they’d like. So, no, of course money doesn’t buy happiness. But, yes, it can help. Recently, the Council for Community & Economic Research published a study that details how much money a person ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +34
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    Need a Seasonal Job? 755,000 Holiday Jobs Available Now!

    Need a Seasonal Job? 755,000 Holiday Jobs Available Now!
    Believe it or not, it’s already time to start thinking about that time of year again – if you want a seasonal job. Within the retail industry the job prospects this year look fairly bright and is pretty on-target with last year’s 755,000 seasonal hires added to payrolls, according to global placement consultancy, Challenger, Gray & Christmas. But, with strong competition ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +21
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    Debt Worriers

    Debt Worriers
    At this point, it’s old news that student loan rates have doubled. It’s also nothing new to hear that student debt is higher than ever, surpassing $1 trillion. Student loan debt inflicts one out of five Americans over the age of 20; two out of three college seniors (2011). The average amount is over $28,000 – not a small amount by ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated: +34
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    Job Search Prep: 3 To-Dos

    Job Search Prep: 3 To-Dos
    It's time for you to do some internship or job search prep. The good new is that this prep isn’t too intensive or time-consuming. In fact, you could accomplish it all in one afternoon. 1. Create or update your LinkedIn profile. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile, it’s time to jump on board this “social media” outlet. LinkedIn allows you ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rate This
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    Top 25 Halloween Movies

    Top 25 Halloween Movies
    Whether you prefer funny, family Halloween movies or to watch something freaky and frightening, there are plenty of movies to go around on October 31st. You may have your costume ready to go and carved pumpkins on the porch but, until you’ve watched at least one horror flick, Halloween simply isn’t complete. But, what should you watch? There are more sub-genres ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +23
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    Realities versus Perceptions of the Job Market

    Realities versus Perceptions of the Job Market
    According to a survey, graduating students have unrealistic expectations regarding their post-graduation jobs. The students currently enrolled in college that are set to graduate in 2013, as reported by Accenture’s survey, over estimate the likelihood of gaining a well-paid, full-time position within their area of expertise. [gate] The survey was conducted by polling more than 1,000 students who are graduating this ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +14
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    New Recruiting Tool: Companies Promise to Help Pay Student Loans

    New Recruiting Tool: Companies Promise to Help Pay Student Loans
    For years, there has been the same formula to enticing new employees: health benefits, 401K and opportunities for growth. However, with the rise of millennials in the workforce has come a variety of creative benefits to lure some of the best minds to tech, financial and creative industries. These range from lounge rooms filled with ping pong tables to six-week sabbaticals ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +23
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    Does Presence Equal Promotion?

    Does Presence Equal Promotion?
    Experts say that when you’re trying to get your career off the ground, you should go to work. This may seem like common sense: if you want to keep working, go to work. What we’re actually referring to here, however, is the value of being present in the office. [gate] But my office environment is flexible and my boss doesn't mind ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +11
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    Take the Banks Out of Student Loans

    Take the Banks Out of Student Loans
    Sep. 21--The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed legislation to overhaul the federal student loan program. Students would borrow money from the federal government instead of banks, saving taxpayers billions of dollars a year. [widget:becoming_a_community_10_step_guide] Education is the cornerstone of democracy, an informed electorate and all that. It's good for the economy, too. Colleges and universities prepare students for the ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    What to Do If You Have a Job Before Graduation (And If You Haven’t)

    What to Do If You Have a Job Before Graduation (And If You Haven’t)
    Congratulations! You’re one of the lucky few that’s landed a job before graduation! Time to kick back and relax, right? Think again. When you have a job secured before graduation, there is even more incentive to do well in classes. For just as quickly as you’ve landed your job, you can just as quickly lose it. Expectations from Employers Many employers ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +27
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    4 Ways to Make Your College Job Work for You

    4 Ways to Make Your College Job Work for You
    After much thoughtful planning and strategizing, you’ve developed your game plan for paying your tuition and attending class: work 30 hours a week, take the minimum hours of classes and sleep five or six hours a night. It seems like a good plan, totally doable. But in the end, it may not add up in your favor. For instance, working too ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +12
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    How America Pays for College

    How America Pays for College
    Sallie Mae, the nation’s number one financial services company specializing in education, in conjunction with Ipsos, has released a new national study, "How America Pays for College 2013." The study’s findings were based on survey results from around 800 undergraduate students, between the ages of 18 and 24 years old and the parents of undergraduate students. According to the study, families ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Helpful Health Tips

    Helpful Health Tips
    At Fastweb, we get it. Students are busy. Amongst a challenging curriculum, exciting social life and personal commitments, sometimes it can be difficult to remember to take care of yourself. But, without your health, none of your other activities are possible. That’s why it’s so important to develop great habits now that you can follow for a lifetime. According to the ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Top 20 Companies with Uniquely Amazing Employee Benefits

    Top 20 Companies with Uniquely Amazing Employee Benefits
    When it comes to your ideal job or career, what do you look for? Surely, salary is a factor but it shouldn’t be the only one. When you’re considering a job offer, it’s important to take a company’s culture in mind, which includes employee benefits and perks because these aspects can make a huge impact on your quality of life. In ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +33
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    Social Media Mistakes that Can Cost You the Job

    Social Media Mistakes that Can Cost You the Job
    You may think that your social media accounts don’t matter and assume that most companies won’t actually take the time to look at your social media accounts. You may think that, but you’d be wrong. According to a 2015 study by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 43 percent of employers check on a job applicant’s social media presence and ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +29
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    Jobless Rate at 9.7 pct.; 216K Jobs Lost in Aug.

    Jobless Rate at 9.7 pct.; 216K Jobs Lost in Aug.
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The unemployment rate jumped to 9.7 percent in August, the highest since June 1983, as employers eliminated a net total of 216,000 jobs. The level of job cuts is less than July's upwardly revised total of 276,000 and is the lowest in a year. Analysts expected the unemployment rate to rise to 9.5 percent from July's 9.4 ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    College Turmoil Increases Need for Financial Planning

    College Turmoil Increases Need for Financial Planning
    Aug. 24--Families have always agonized over how to save money for their children to attend college, but these days planning can be even more difficult. Colleges and universities have been raising fees sharply and often, making it particularly difficult for families to plan. The phenomenon also has widened the gap between low-income families who can secure enough student aid to pay ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Top 25 Best Jobs in America - 2016

    Top 25 Best Jobs in America  - 2016
    When deciding where to take your career path, it can be beneficial to know your options – like, say, the top jobs that are available. To aid in this decision-making process, people look to their interests, studies and rankings from studies across the globe. So, in order to help with your career prospects, here’s one such list. Glassdoor releases an annual ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +25