February 27, 2013
I've had the odd odd job in my time. Sometimes they're what's available; sometimes they supplement a "real" job. My more interesting ones have developed out of hobbies, while others I wouldn't do again for any amount of money.
My first odd...
February 19, 2013
For all who are feeling like losers after moving back in with their parents, let me assure you that’s probably not the case, so long as you’ve got a plan and a willingness to make it a home, however temporary.
February 12, 2013
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: for most people, your career is your biggest asset. The better you perform at work, the more value you add, the more income you will receive.
Not only is performance important, but your attitude...
February 6, 2013
The name “right-to-work” is somewhat misleading, as it may make you think of having some sort of guaranteed employment status or greater job security. However, it really refers to a set of laws that 24 states have adopted that prohibits employer-...
February 5, 2013
January 16, 2013
The Jan. 13 edition of “60 Minutes” scared the bejesus out of me.
Why? One word: Robots.
No, Steve Kroft was not...
January 14, 2013
In the coming year, my family will be going to three college graduations. My daughter and two stepsons will all finally be graduating college,...
January 10, 2013
I never understood accepting money you hadn’t earned ... until I moved back home after college.
As I’m in law school right now...
December 14, 2012
Hallelujah, I’m employed again! It took two months, but fate and effort have plucked me from the job market and into the rat race. But in the gap between jobs, I did some serious financial number crunching and for the first time I have the...
December 13, 2012
I work in a very high-demand sector of technology with a very high-demand degree. I never thought I would have to worry about losing my job. I especially never thought I would have to worry about...