I was about to walk into my boss’ office and ask for my first pay raise. Somehow, I managed to negotiate my rate from $7.25 an hour to $7.75! *cha-ching*
Even if we take the most optimistic prediction, that’s huge. Fourteen percent job loss would have massive ramifications on the economy, the stock market, the housing market, and every facet of our lives. Heck, even half of the most optimistic prediction would be an enormous game-changer.
But could this really be possible? Or is everyone panicking about what will essentially be a shift in the types of jobs that people hold — reminiscent of our shift from farm to factory, and from factory to office — but not an actual net job loss?
Ogechi Igbokwe understands how student loan debt can wreak havoc on our lives. How it robs us of our peace of mind and the ability to pursue our goals like buy a house, travel, get married or start a family.
Ugh. Does your first job out of college suck? Join the club.
One of the first harsh lessons of adulting is that sometimes you don’t get your dream job when you finish your degree.
Now, it is no surprise that most rich people are reviewing their goals and making goals. Author Thomas Corley, Rich Habits, found that 62% of all rich people not just set goals but they review them every single day. When is the last time you reviewed your goals?
Just because your career helped to get you where you are does not mean you have to stay on that course.
One of the biggest perks of being blue-collar is that we can leave work at work.
BART’s Chief Transportation Officer Roy Aguilera says it’s possible because Zhang never refuses extra work and picks up much of the overtime hours offered.
He gets benefits, including a pension, from employers at the job sites where he is training. And he is earning $28.36 an hour, or more than $50,000 a year
If I had been exposed to the options and opportunities, I would have absolutely gone into it at an earlier age.
Finding a qualified contractor to perform repairs can be challenging because of a widespread shortage of skilled tradespeople.
Choose a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.’ It’s a nice saying, no? It gives off such a sense of control.
Too bad it’s completely false.
There’s a lot of stories out there about people who make six figures, but not much on how exactly to do it.
Or you can find plenty of “get rich quick & easy” advice, encouraging you to take big risks for a big payoff. That’s great, but they neglect to mention all the people who did that and failed. They’re also short on specifics. “Come up with a million dollar business idea!” sounds great, but, um, how.
I truly do believe that everyone should be a server at least once in their life. It has given me such an appreciation of the job and has made me a better customer because I have an appreciation of what my servers do. While I enjoy the economic benefits of this job, it certainly does not come without its frustrations and “WTF!?” moments.
What matters the most is that you are slowly learning your way around the online business. You are growing more as a person because of the knowledge that you are accumulating.