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How I Left Corporate America at 26 to do What I Love

Ms. Career Girl

Getting too caught up in details drives me a bit nuts and I’m from a very entrepreneurial family in which small business was praised and “big corporate america&# wasn’t. I’ve been fantasizing about the day I’d get to write this post for a long time. It’s official: a new chapter of my career has begun.

Bank of America and Countrywide | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

Bank of America and Countrywide Written by Scot Herrick on June 27, 2008 in Cube Rules Commentary 9 Comments - Leave a comment! Yesterday, Bank of America announced that, with the acquisition of Countrywide, there would be about 7,500 layoffs ([link] NULL.msnbc NULL.msn Sad, but true. IT platform.

Waking Up in Corporate America: Interview, Part 2

Cube Rules

Waking Up in Corporate America: Interview, Part 2 Written by Scot Herrick on February 5, 2008 in Book Reviews 0 Comments - Leave a comment!

20 Great Jobs That Don’t Require a University Degree in UK and USA

Catherines Career Corner

20 Relatively Well-Paid Jobs That Most People Overlook In America And Why. What do Sir Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Sir Alan Sugar have in common? Besides being multi-millionaires, none of them have a university degree. What jobs can earn you the most money and require no degree? We reveal all! Journalists £31,256.

78% of Workers Say They Are Burned Out at Work

Telecommuting Journal

Data related to perceptions about workload was pulled from a CareerBuilder study among 8,785 employees between May 22 and June 13, 2008. All other data points pulled from a CareerBuilder study among 7,688 US employees between February 11 and March 13, 2008. Haefner offers the following advice: Learn to say no. Get organized.

Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs

Telecommuting Journal

These companies regularly hire people across North America to answer their phones and perform administrative tasks. Jenny R. Nice blog.

Let's get to (satisfying) work!

Career Key

Democrats and Republicans working together - let's hope the future holds progress in growing good jobs and career options for America. Politic

Laid Off: How to answer “what work do you do?” | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

Written by Scot Herrick on June 16, 2008 in Personal Branding 6 Comments - Leave a comment! Laid Off: How to answer “what work do you do?&#

Top 5 Ways to Use Your Public Library as a Career Exploration Tool

Career Key

I use my library card a lot and enjoy Seattle Public Library's (SPL) new, Koolhaas-designed downtown Central branch pictured at left.

4 Tips for Finding the Best Career Blogs

Career Key

If you’re choosing or changing a career , the best career blogs help you learn about a particular career – ones that help you answer, what would it be like to be a ? Many career blogs focus on general day to day work advice, the best of which are in our blogroll. Be sure to include “blog," otherwise you get everyone’s post about a veterinarian.

Think Your Job is Telecommuting Friendly?

Telecommuting Journal

Lisa, Editor June 26, 2008 at 5:37 pm You’re right, Mike. Big Ben Patton June 29, 2008 at 8:09 pm This is just a sign of the times and what’s yet to come. 1 the sustainable backyard July 1, 2008 at 3:40 pm In addition to telecommuting options, businesses may opt to go to 4 day work weeks. I know mine isn’t.

Get Creative with Self-Employment

Career Key

And yet it was his beautiful commercial work, America's first children’s moveable books , that supported his family during World War II. How do you convert your hobby, dream, or passion into a successful small business idea? Science has proven the connection between job satisfaction and matching your personality with self-employed careers.

HELP: I'm Updating My Cell Phone

Telecommuting Journal

In rural America it’s not a very practical application since I already know where everything is (and I mean EVERY store and EVERY source of take-out food within a 30 miles radius). Jeanne Breault July 11, 2008 at 10:29 pm I wish I could help you, but I have the same decision-making problem you do! So here’s the skinny.

20 Relatively Well-Paid Jobs That Most People Overlook In America And Why

Catherines Career Corner

Featured on the Discovery Channel’s hit TV series “Deadliest Catch”, the job of crab fisherman is often called the most dangerous in America. The post 20 Relatively Well-Paid Jobs That Most People Overlook In America And Why appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner. Here are 20 certain jobs that people overlook.

Telling the Truth about Careers of the Future

Career Key

Who is going to tell the truth about America's diminishing economic power due to increasingly subpar workforce development, and fix it? For example, America's Career Resource Network website reports : "No funding has however been appropriated for sponsoring occupational and employment information related activities. Not even the U.K.

4 Career Freedoms to Celebrate as an American

Career Key

So celebrate choosing a career in America. #1: Freedom to choose any career. Some choices are easier than others, some require hefty student loans or years to fulfill, but they are choices. #2: 2: Freedom to open up your own business: no bribes, long waits, or excessive paperwork required. Talk to Europeans about what "excessive" means. #3:

smart networking: more of my virtual interview with liz lynch

Threshold Consulting

I learned to network out of necessity when I left Corporate America in 2000 to start my own consulting business. Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It! Friedman: The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century Daniel Pink: A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future Ralph E. I suspect you do too. 

No More College Requirement?

Evil HR Lady

Charles Murray argues, in the Wall Street Journal, that it's not necessary, and in fact absurd: Imagine that America had no system of post-secondary education, and you were a member of a task force assigned to create one from scratch. Having a Bachelor's degree is generally a requirement for a professional job. We will call the goal a "BA."

No More College Requirement?

Evil HR Lady

Charles Murray argues, in the Wall Street Journal, that it's not necessary, and in fact absurd: Imagine that America had no system of post-secondary education, and you were a member of a task force assigned to create one from scratch. Having a Bachelor's degree is generally a requirement for a professional job. We will call the goal a "BA."

Where Have all of the Jobs Gone?

Career Alley

Author Website: Increasingly newspaper headlines across America are asking this question. Closing America’s Global Skills Gap Many American companies find themselves ill-equipped to grow because of a lack of skilled workers according 2005 report by the National Association of Manufactures “The Growing Skills Gap.”

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Give Me Back My America by Dick Dadamo

Resume Help Blog

In other News The DOJ dropped a suit filed against the Black Panthers allegedly to intimidate voters in Philadelphia in the 2008 Presidential election.

10 middle-class jobs that are rapidly vanishing


Travel agents, proofreaders, transit security all are seeing big declines “The American dream is dead for the majority of America,” financial guru Suze Orman told Forbes last year, speaking about her upcoming book "The Money Class.". In 2008, U.S. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs.

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Five of America’s Lowest Paying Jobs


As of 2008, according to the U.S. With national minimum wage currently set at just $7.25 an hour, many people struggle to stay afloat. Cashiers.

Britain’s Best-Paid Jobs

Catherines Career Corner

Related posts: 20 Relatively Well-Paid Jobs That Most People Overlook In America And Why. If you fancy making a bob or two, it’s probably best to avoid waiting tables or fitting car tyres. But you probably knew that already and didn’t need the latest Government figures to tell you. All about Jobs

If You Were The Agent For The Young Stars In Your Company, You'd Tell Them To Leave.

HR Capitalist

We''ve recovered from the big @## recession that was around from 2008 to 2010. Yes! But wait. to be exact. More from Mercer: "U.S. I kid.

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What Will Wage Growth Look Like in 2016?


In other words, while wage growth may seem simple – average wages went up in America in 2015 and that’s grand! ” Another 2.5%

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How Sleep (Or The Lack Of It) Affects Your Work Performance

Career Realism

In general, a person’s concentration and the amount and quality of his work decline by 30% because of lack of sleep. How much sleep is adequate?

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Career Transition For Middle-Aged Professionals

Career Realism

The following resources are a good place to start: Fortune : America’s Most Admired Companies. Forbes : America’s Best 200 Small Companies.

10 Most Dangerous Jobs in the US

Resume Bear

This list of America’s ten deadliest jobs would hardly surprise anyone. There was a 3.3% Job Market work safety workplace fatalities

Why Millennials Aren’t Really Lazy

Career Realism

The term Millennial has certainly earned itself a negative connotation. Related: How Recent Grads Can Break Into Their Industry. Related Posts.

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Thousands of Job Openings in Financial Services

Career Alley

“ I don’t have a bank account because I don’t know my mother’s maiden name. ” Paula Poundstone. What’s the benefit?

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Executive Compensation: Are You Being Paid Competitively?

Career Solvers

One executive reported, “Markets have changed since 2008 and compensation is being deliberately managed downwards.

Vote at USDOL to Recommend The Career Key Website to Career and.

Career Key

Department of Labors Tools for Americas Job Seekers Challenge. Welcome to our career blog. You can use the link above or look for Idea #34.

US Job Satisfaction at Lowest Level since 1987: Our 8.

Career Key

Welcome to our career blog. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices. John L.

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write and 9 Tips To Get Started

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Audio CD Press & Media See how were connected Books Recent Comments Daniel on New Economy Rules… Break Free : Put America back to work.

How To Know If A Manager/Coach is a Psychopath or Simply Has a Hard Edge.

HR Capitalist

Media scrutiny has made it much tougher to be a hard @SS manager or coach in America. First, some facts - at least facts to me: 1. See #1.

When Your Dreams Hold You Back, Part 1

The Job Quest

In the fall of 2008, I quit my job in nonprofit management to devote myself to being a full-time mom to my two young children for a while.

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Last Chance to Vote For The Career Key in the USDOL Challenge

Career Key

Department of Labors Tools for America Challenge. skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. Welcome to our career blog. Deadline to vote for Career Key in the DOL Challenge is 9 p.m.

20 Must Read Career Blogs for the Young Job Seeker ResumeBear makes the List

Resume Bear

Career Girl in November 2008 as a “passion project” to build community among ambitious young professional women. Her specialties include workplace issues, the small business and entrepreneurial world, social networking, retail, autos, women’s issues and leadership, including interviews with some of the biggest names in Corporate America.

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Brian Williams and Others Who Damage Their Careers by Lying

Career Solvers

in salary, incentives and stock), and still got to keep his job, where he stayed until 2008. Chief Executive of RadioShack, Dave Edmondson.