Employment News

How to become a legal secretary

Some fields come with perennial job openings, because basic human needs don’t change very much—healthcare and education come to mind. The legal world is like this as well. It’s an industry that will always be necessary. And if you don’t have or want a law degree, don’t worry! That’s ...

How to become a special education teacher

Anyone who takes on the role of teacher is already pretty special—educating students of all ages is not for everyone, and it can be one of the most challenging and rewarding careers out there. And if you’re thinking of becoming a special education teacher, working with students with an even ...

How will climate change affect the trucking industry?

If you go into nursing or teaching, your career probably won’t be affected much by changes to the environment around you. After all, your job is contained within four walls, usually in a stable, temperature-controlled environment. Wild changes in climate or weather are unlikely to do much to ...

How to write a strong office manager cover letter

Are you looking to pursue a new job as an office manager? Perhaps you’re excited about making a career change into this challenging new field, or maybe you’re already an office manager but would like to transition to a new company. Whatever your reasons are for wanting to secure a new ...

A navy seal shares his secrets to developing mental toughness

Are you tough enough? Regardless of your particular career aspirations, there’s no denying the fact that a little mental fortitude can go a long way towards helping you achieve your career goals and find success in all facets of life. It’s true—mental toughness, when handled properly, ...

5 signs you’re stuck in the rat race

We’ve all heard the phrase rat race before—it refers to a seemingly never-ending, pointless, and even self-defeating pursuit, and it’s often used when referring to one’s job or career. Individuals who are stuck in the rat race are unhappily going through the motions in life, trudging ...

How exercise can boost your performance at work

We’re all familiar with the obvious benefits of exercise—regular physical activity can keep us looking and feeling fit and healthy, increase our energy levels and confidence, and help us maintain high levels of self-esteem. Staying active can also help us fight off a wealth of potentially ...

7 jobs that are incredibly underpaid 

We live in a world where not all jobs—or salaries—are created equal. While some jobs are glamorous and come with equally glamorous paychecks, others offer more humble salaries—and some of them just might surprise you. According to a recent article on Glassdoor.com, the average American ...

Why the perfect resume won’t get you the job

We’ve all been there—the seemingly endless hours of toil, the struggle and intense focus, the attention to every detail both large and small, the tweaks and rewrites based on multiple rounds of feedback and criticism from everyone who was ever important to us in our lives…until as close ...

Why you should consider a reverse mentorship

If you’ve been in the workforce for a while, you’re more than likely familiar with the concept of internships and how they benefit both the interns and the companies they work for. For many of us, it’s a tested and time-honored rite of passage: when starting out in our chosen fields, we ...