This year has seen a huge shift in white-collar work away from the office and into the home. According to a Gallup poll, the average number of workdays Americans worked remotely per month has more than doubled, from 5.8 in the fall of 2019 to 11.9 in summer 2020. Many are discussing whether or not this could be a permanent ...

If, like many, you graduated college with some student loan debt, you may be concerned about paying it off as quickly as possible. If you can manage your monthly payment and have excellent credit, refinancing your student loans may be a viable way to do it. Student loan refinancing is the process of exchanging your old student loan for a new ...

Recruiters and hiring managers often have to sort through countless resumes when they’re trying to fill an open position. They don’t have time to comb through each one to determine whether an applicant is a good fit or not; they need to be able to get a feel for your qualifications right away. This means your resume needs to grab ...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, schools across the country are forced to reckon with a different kind of school year. Some school districts, colleges, and universities have fully opened to in-person classes with safety measures in place. Others have transitioned to hybrid models or gone entirely online. Regardless, teachers who have never taught online courses continue to need access to resources ...

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average American spends roughly eight hours out of every weekday — 40 hours a week — at work. That’s more than one-third of all your waking hours. Given how big a role work plays in your life, it’s pretty clear that finding a good job is important to your overall happiness. But ...

Many parents across America are facing the start of a school year in which they’re called upon to balance virtual schooling for their children and working from home. It’s a difficult thing to balance. We all want our children to have an excellent education, but also a safe one, while we have careers to attend to. Many of the obvious ...

Picking the right career field can keep you from experiencing disappointment when job hunting. There is so much competition for jobs right now and little job growth in many industries. That is why it is important to find a career track that is growing and not contracting. So, what are the best jobs in America? That question can be difficult ...

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the proportion of U.S. workers who worked from home at least some of the time was about 25% in 2017 and 2018. In other words, roughly one in four employed Americans works out of a home office. There’s more. Well over half enjoyed flexible scheduling that allowed them to stop and start ...

Working while in school is the norm for today’s college students. According to a 2015 report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW), more than 70% of students between 1990 and 2015 worked while enrolled. And that number has steadily grown as college tuition and enrollment have increased. So you may have to work while in college ...

While balancing a job with classes can be difficult, there are definite benefits to working while in college. It means more cash for necessities like books, clothes, and personal items; more fun money for social activities and entertainment; and maybe even some spare funds to put toward reducing or avoiding student loan debt. I worked while an undergrad and — ...

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