Bigger Salary and More: Benefits of a College Degree

Most high school graduates get the advice: if you don’t pursue a bachelor’s degree, you’ll regret it. While there are always people who are successful no matter what their level of education, statistics show that higher levels of education do reap big rewards. Everyone knows you can earn more money with a bachelor’s degree than with a high school degree....

Best Time of Year for a New Job

If you see a job search in your future, it can be a good idea to plan ahead for the move. Sure you need to think about things like finishing your degree or other training, sprucing up your resume, cleaning up your social media presence, and lining up your professional references. Another thing you may want to keep in...

How Playing Video Games Helps You at Work

How Playing Video Games Helps You at Work
Forget the haters who tell you video games are a waste of time. You might be able to use the skills you’ve gained from playing games to be an asset on the job. Maybe you have an educational background in gaming or design --- that can help too. Check out how those skills can help make you a success. Gaming...

How Empathetic Are You? (Too Much or Not Enough)

How Empathetic Are You? (Too Much or Not Enough)
Empathy is the foundation of humanity. It’s what makes us who we are. But not everyone is as equally empathetic as the next person. Some people are overly empathetic, to the point that it negatively impacts their life. Others are barely empathetic and ignore all opportunities to ease the suffering of others. What about you? Do you care too...

Are English Degrees Still Useful?

Are English Degrees Still Useful?
You wouldn’t believe some of the reactions I get when I tell people I majored in English. I deeply value what I learned while I was in school, but the million dollar question everyone seems to ask is: Was it really all that useful? Shouldn’t you have gone for a degree in a STEM major? The Path May Not Be...

How To Have Fun Without Breaking The Bank

How To Have Fun Without Breaking The Bank
Bored out of your mind today? Maybe you’re feeling trapped into doing nothing because you’re broke. You don’t need a ton of money to have fun. Here’s the secret to jazzing things up on a budget (no matter how much you make). Quick Read: You can have fun without burning a hole in your pocket. Some of the most tried and...

9 Personal Habits That Create Horrible Employees

9 Personal Habits That Create Horrible Employees
Some people are really great at what they do, but still find themselves struggling to move ahead in the office or maintain positive work relationships. Why? A person’s skill-set doesn’t matter if their attitude is lazy or just plain toxic. So here’s the question. Are your troubles at work because of other people --- or are you the problem? Quick...

No Light at the End of Your Tunnel? Here’s One…

No Light at the End of Your Tunnel? Here's One...
When the room is well lit, no one pays attention to the light. But when it feels like you’re in a dark tunnel, all it takes is that one little spark to get you headed in the right direction. Can’t seem to see yours? That’s okay, we’ll help you find it. Quick Read: Sometimes life feels so dark that light itself...

This Can Save You When Everyone is Letting You Down

This Can Save You When Everyone is Letting You Down
Remember in high school, when you just wanted to be invited to do things with the “cool kids?” We might get older, but that feeling doesn’t always go away; it just changes sources. Instead of wanting to be invited to a party or lunch, you might just be longing for a phone call or someone to reach out to...

How Much Do Successful People Prioritize Self Care?

How Much Do Successful People Prioritize Self Care?
Self care means putting yourself first and taking care of personal needs not just to prevent burnout, but to increase the chances of being happier and more successful themselves. Successful people avoid being rundown and overextended by practicing self-compassion, setting boundaries and constantly prioritizing. Doing this on a daily basis fuels the nourishment needed to succeed in life. Discover...