5 Solutions for the Long-Term Unemployed

Most of the people I know have been unemployed at one point or another. There’s a sense of despair that comes with losing their source of income. Perhaps more devastating is a sense of emotional turmoil, which can include sadness, anger, self-doubt, fear, isolation, and even depression. A special category of unemployment identifies people who’ve […]

8% of Americans Have Master’s Degrees. Can Grad School Help You Find a Job?

Many signs point to an improving job market—for example, last week the number of people seeking unemployment assistance dropped to its lowest level since 1973, according to the Labor Department. The unemployment rate sits at 5.3 percent, which is the lowest it has been in 7 years. But the post-recession recovery hasn’t been even across […]

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Considering a Career Change? 3 Unexpected Industries for Baby Boomers

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. “ —Nelson Mandela “You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude. ” —Eleanor Roosevelt “When people are ready to, they change. You can’t make them change if they don’t want to, just like when they do want to, you can’t […]