Career Guidance: Life At Work

Career Guidance: Life At Work

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By: Kylie Ora Lobell
Your career is one of the most important and fulfilling aspects of your life, and there’s nothing you’d want to do to put it in jeopardy. But you’re struggling with addiction, and you don’t know how you’ll be able to go into treatment without losing everything you’ve worked so hard to earn.
By: Heather R. Huhman
Student debt is a huge problem in our country. But what many aren’t aware of is how the cost of college has created a nasty web that’s hard to break out of. Young adults want to continue their education in order to improve their professional opportunities. However, this often requires large amounts of student loans. Then, once the student graduates, ...
By: Thuy Sindell
People complain about their “crazy” boss all the time. But what do you do when your boss actually suffers from a mental health condition? It sounds absurd, but it’s more common than you might think. The latest numbers from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health found that, in the previous year, 18.1 percent of adults had suffered from ...
By: CareerCast.com
The Washington Post recently published a great read on the remarkably non-glamorous job of running for Vice-President, using the CareerCast.com Jobs Rated report as a frame of reference for the rigors of the gig. Newspaper reporter's ranked at the bottom of our annual report on 200 jobs each of the last three years, the result of the job's high stress, ...
By: CareerCast.com
Catching all 250 creatures on Pokemon Go proves far more difficult than the hot, new app catching downloads. In just a few days, Pokemon Go registered 15 million of them, according to USA Today . The app brings the game, which gained wild popularity in the late 1990s and early 2000s, to life through smartphones. Characters appear for capture in ...
By: CareerCast.com
One common, simple goal among job seekers is landing the position that can earn the most money. And it's true that at the most fundamental level, the reason any of us works is to earn income. However, pay alone should not supersede all factors when considering a career move. Everyone's probably heard the adage money cannot buy happiness at least ...
By: CareerCast.com
The annual CareerCast.com Jobs Rated report generates plenty of buzz and controversy each year it is published. It rates the best and worst jobs based on salary, environment, and outlook, along with 11 stress factors to determine which professions are the most and least desirable.
By: Erin Vaughan
Millennials — has a generation ever sparked so much controversy? From journalistic outcry of their laziness and entitlement to more sympathetic thought pieces describing the hard knocks of a woeful economy, never has an age group’s merit been so hotly contested.