Careers 2014

12 Stories • Available July 2014
A Degree In Debt

A Degree In Debt

Jason Swett doesn't think a college degree is worth the expense. He attended college on and off for five years, earning about half the credits he'd need to graduate. Now 30 and living in Grand

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Tech Training

Tech Training

Some of the most in-demand tech jobs can earn a prospective employee a six-figure salary with only a degree from an accredited tech school. According to an article from U.S. News & World Report

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Company Culture

Company Culture

The notion of a "corporate culture" may have begun in Silicon Valley, but it has been spreading widely ever since. Sadly, many companies try to mimic Palo Alto's colorful campuses and relaxed atm

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Branding Yourself

Branding Yourself

It's probably safe to say that this Internet thing isn't going away any time soon. In fact, more than likely, the first question you'll be asked by a potential employer these days is, "Do you hav

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Job Interviews

Job Interviews

You arrive just in time. Powdering your nose with one hand as you fix your hair with the other, you enter the office one minute before your interview is scheduled to start. "Hello, I'm here to

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Succeeding At Work

Succeeding At Work

Congratulations! You've just walked into the office at your first real job, been shown to your desk, and you're ready to impress. As "the new person," you have much to learn about the corporate c

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Workplace Reputation

Workplace Reputation

If you're good at your job, your managers and bosses might ask you to take on additional tasks. Since you're reliable, you're the go-to person in the office. But saying yes to too many projects a

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Space Filler

Space Filler

To land your dream job, your resume has to stand out. Include impressive details about past positions and responsibilities, special skills and other qualities that will make you a dream employee.

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The Employee Handbook

The Employee Handbook

When you start a new job, one of the first things you'll receive is an employee handbook. It may be a printed and bound booklet, or in this digital age, it might be a link to an online document o

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Computer Science

Computer Science

The personal computer began revolutionizing the way work was done more than 20 years ago. Programs such as word processors and spreadsheets made everyday office tasks easier and more efficient th

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Moving On

Moving On

Q: I've wanted to move out of state all my life but always found excuses to not follow through. I was too attached to my family, friends and surroundings. Now I am ready to let go and start anew,

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The Invisible Employee

The Invisible Employee

Do you ever feel that people at your job don't know you exist? Do you sit through long meetings in which no one asks your opinion? Do you walk through the halls and no one asks, "How you doing?

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