Unconventional job search advice

Unconventional job search advice

Sometimes the best job search advice tells you what not to do, what to do differently or what to do less often. Tips to avoid pitfalls or think about things in a new way are equally helpful, if not more so, than rote platitudes about shoring up your resume and social connections. For this week’s [...]

Making the transition from employee to entrepreneur

Making the transition from employee to entrepreneur

You’re a few weeks or months away from graduation, and you’ve got a decision to make: Jump into an awesome 9-to-5 job or take that project you’ve been working on for the last two years and turn it into a business. The decision isn’t easy.

Introducing Project You: using data science to fuel self-discovery and career advancement.

Introducing Project You: using data science to fuel self-discovery and career advancement.

At Monster, we wanted to help develop new ways for millennials to approach their careers.

4 reasons to seek out employers with diverse workforces

4 reasons to seek out employers with diverse workforces

During your job search, are you looking at employers that stress diversity in the workforce? You should. Companies that focus on diversity — not just in terms of race, but also gender, sexual orientation, age, culture, educational background, and more — can offer you a lot of benefits other companies can’t.

3 employee benefits that can save you money on your taxes

3 employee benefits that can save you money on your taxes

As today is tax day, you may find yourself wishing you had taken advantage of more ways to reduce your tax burden. There are plenty of legal ways to reduce your pre-tax income and help give yourself a break next time around. Here are three employee benefits many organizations offer that can save you money on [...]


Career Management

Introducing Project You: using data science to fuel self-discovery and career advancement.

Introducing Project You: using data science to fuel self-discovery and career advancement.

At Monster, we wanted to help develop new ways for millennials to approach their careers.

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Job Search Advice

5 great fields for people with associate degrees

5 great fields for people with associate degrees

An associate degree is a great way to get some higher education in a marketable skill. And there are career options for people with associate degrees. According Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, there are about 29 million jobs — 21 percent of all U.S. jobs — that pay an average of $35,000 or more and don’t require a bachelor’s degree.

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Networking

5 perfect presentation closers

5 perfect presentation closers

So the hard part is over. It was smooth sailing throughout your entire presentation. The audience laughed at your jokes, they stayed attentive, and they even responded to your questions. Your speech is coming to an end, and you need the perfect way to leave your audience thinking.

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Cool Jobs

April Fools’ in the workplace: Watch out for balloons and airhorns

April Fools’ in the workplace: Watch out for balloons and airhorns

Today, in workplaces around the world, employees are scratching their heads trying to figure out why their mouse doesn’t work, or why the coffee machine is now voice-activated.

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Unconventional job search advice

Unconventional job search advice

Sometimes the best job search advice tells you what not to do, what to do differently or what to do less often. Tips to avoid pitfalls or think about things in a new way are equally helpful, if not more so, than rote platitudes about shoring up your resume and social connections. For this week’s [...]

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Making the transition from employee to entrepreneur

Making the transition from employee to entrepreneur

You’re a few weeks or months away from graduation, and you’ve got a decision to make: Jump into an awesome 9-to-5 job or take that project you’ve been working on for the last two years and turn it into a business. The decision isn’t easy.

read more

Introducing Project You: using data science to fuel self-discovery and career advancement.

Introducing Project You: using data science to fuel self-discovery and career advancement.

At Monster, we wanted to help develop new ways for millennials to approach their careers.

read more

4 reasons to seek out employers with diverse workforces

4 reasons to seek out employers with diverse workforces

During your job search, are you looking at employers that stress diversity in the workforce? You should. Companies that focus on diversity — not just in terms of race, but also gender, sexual orientation, age, culture, educational background, and more — can offer you a lot of benefits other companies can’t.

read more

3 employee benefits that can save you money on your taxes

3 employee benefits that can save you money on your taxes

As today is tax day, you may find yourself wishing you had taken advantage of more ways to reduce your tax burden. There are plenty of legal ways to reduce your pre-tax income and help give yourself a break next time around. Here are three employee benefits many organizations offer that can save you money on [...]

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Middle-aged and unemployed: Smartly seize the opportunity for change

Middle-aged and unemployed: Smartly seize the opportunity for change

The overall unemployment rate for March of 2014 was 6.7 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Those ages 45 to 54 fared better than the national average at 5 percent, as did workers ages 55 and older at 4.8 percent.

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Find yourself a high-paying, low-stress career in these industries

Find yourself a high-paying, low-stress career in these industries

For 77 percent of us out there, stress is a major factor when it comes to changing jobs.

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Heading to work? Leave stress at the door.

Heading to work? Leave stress at the door.

Work-related stress is a fact of life. Everyone feels it at one time or another. And with 42 percent of workers saying workplace stress has driven them to a job change, according to a recent Monster poll, we’ve decided to uncover some ways to deal with stress once it hits.

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Raining cats and dogs: Pet industry at historic spending levels

Raining cats and dogs: Pet industry at historic spending levels

Your pet cat or dog — waiting for you when you get home or keeping you company when you’re sick — provides you with constant, unrequited joy. Did you also consider that this relationship, and the ones like it around the United States, serves as an indicator of an American industry on the rise?

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How to know you’ve found the right job

How to know you’ve found the right job

If you found the perfect job, would you know it? This week’s roundup brings you five articles to help you uncover whether your next job is the right job for you. Want a Job You Love? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before the Interview The Daily Muse: “The foundation of our purpose lies in our [...]

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