How to Write a Fearless Resume

Time to dust off your resume? Sure, it’s never anyone’s favorite task, but perking up your resume can be make-or-break when you need to snag the attention of a future employer. But what should you include and what shouldn’t you? When it comes to writing an attention grabbing resume, fearlessness is key. Sure your cover let should be tailored to...

Too Old for a Student Loan?

Going back to college as an adult can be daunting. But if you’re thinking of returning to school, you’re in great company! In fact, more than half of college and university students are over the age of 21. Many adult, non-traditional students face the struggle of balancing family and work obligations along with taking classes. Because they are often the...

Give Your Paycheck a Glow Up

Are you underpaid? Talking about paychecks and salaries is often a workplace taboo. Is your co-worker making more than you are for doing the same job? It’s possible. Or perhaps you’re being paid the same as everyone else at your job, you just feel that your 40 hours of work is worth more than you’re currently making. If so,...

Is it Time to Finish Your Degree Online?

Being a college dropout is basically a cliche. Kanye West’s album ‘The College Dropout’ resonated with so many Americans for a reason—it’s a classic story. How much is dropping out part of the American experience? Well, one in three college students will drop out. Let that sink in for a moment. It’s a pretty big percentage. Considering the advantages...

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...

Want to Get Paid to Take Surveys?

For most of us, extra cash is always welcome. With 49% of Americans living paycheck-to-paycheck, it’s no wonder a little bit extra can be very valuable. Whether your income isn’t enough to pay your bills, or you’re saving for something important, or even if you just like to have a little extra money for luxuries—there’s bound to be something...

2 Things Every Employer Looks For

When you’re in the market for a new job, it seems like advice comes at you fast. As you apply for job after job and send out your resume over and over, you can begin to question just why you aren’t getting the response you’d hoped. Or maybe you are getting initial interviews but never seem to progress to...

How to Stay Organized as an Online College Student

College student life can be tough! If you’re a part-time or full-time online student with other work or family obligations, it can be even tougher. According to U.S. News World Report, most college students in the U.S. are now over 25, so that means you’re not the only student who has a whole lot of life to juggle along...

5 Morning Routine Hacks to Boost Productivity

Do you feel like you never have enough time to get everything done? If you’ve ever looked at a highly successful person and wondered how she can get so much done in just 24 hours, you’re not alone! The more productively you use your time, the more time you'll have for the most important things in life. People with higher...

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...