5 Rewarding Careers in Economics to Consider

According to Dictionary.com Economics is "the science that deals with the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services, or the material welfare of humankind." Some courses a person majoring in economics may take include finance, … [Continue reading]

September Unemployment Numbers

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Unemployment numbers for the month of September on Friday, October 7th. The Seasonally Adjusted U-3 Unemployment rate was 5.0% after being 4.9% for three months in a row. The unadjusted U-3 … [Continue reading]

Tips for Climbing to the Top of the Ladder

Whether you start with a High School degree or a Master's degree there are avenues to successful careers. Here are 4 different paths to climbing the corporate ladder including where they start and where they end, along with the positions and salaries … [Continue reading]

Financial Solutions for Unemployed Dads

While people often view mothers who stay home with their children in a positive way, they may look down on stay at home dads. When you lose your job, it can take months until you find another one. This can be stressful and financially difficult for … [Continue reading]

August Unemployment Numbers- 4.9%

Unemployment Rate

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Unemployment numbers for the month of August on Friday September 2nd. The commonly quoted Seasonally Adjusted U-3 Unemployment rate was 4.9% for the third month in a row. The unadjusted U-3 … [Continue reading]

Type A Personality? Some Jobs for You to Consider

Type A personalities tend to be career- and goal-oriented. They are laser-focused on achieving goals and are considered risk takers. They're often competitive, driven and controlling. While this can lead to stress, it can be channeled into avenues … [Continue reading]

MSN Picks Up Our Theme of “The Real Unemployment Rate”

The Bureau of Labor Statistics published the July Employment/Unemployment numbers on August 5th . The seasonally adjusted U-3 (the commonly quoted unemployment rate) was  unchanged at 4.9%. BLS' Unadjusted U-3 was also unchanged at 5.1%. … [Continue reading]

Employment and Unemployment Rates Jump in June???

June 2016 Unemployment rate

On Friday July  8th, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their newest unemployment data for June 2016.  According to the BLS, the current “Seasonally Adjusted” Unemployment Rate is 4.9% up from 4.7% for May. The current “Unadjusted” … [Continue reading]

Business Process Outsourcing (Infographic)

Outsourcing

What is Business Process Outsourcing? Business process outsourcing (BPO) is the external contracting of services such as data management, accounting and creative design with a service provider. In contrast, manufacturing outsourcing involves … [Continue reading]

Prospecting for Success

Success

It's the rare business that doesn't want to increase sales and thus increase profits. Of course the most obvious way to increase sales is to get more prospects. However, prospects don't just materialize out of thin air... you need a strategy to … [Continue reading]