Does Formal Education Really Impact Earning Potential?

Everyone is told that their level of formal education will greatly determine their earning potential. But is there data to support the concept of ‘learning more-earning more’? And is it possible that the guy who went to work after high school is making as much as the one who completed a four year degree? The… Continue reading Does Formal Education Really Impact Earning Potential?

Has Going Green become a hot new career path?

Data suggests that green related occupations are pushing above the median average for income and job satisfaction. What’s good for the earth may be good for your earnings. Wages in many occupations related to environmental protection were well above the $38,640 median annual wage for all occupations in 2018, according to the U.S. Bureau of… Continue reading Has Going Green become a hot new career path?

What to Expect if Hired as an Office Clerk

General office clerks perform a variety of clerical tasks, including answering telephones, typing documents, and filing records. Duties General office clerks typically do the following: Answer and transfer telephone calls or take messages Sort and deliver incoming mail and send outgoing mail Schedule appointments and receive customers or visitors Provide general information to staff, clients,… Continue reading What to Expect if Hired as an Office Clerk

What is the Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) Act?

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. This fact sheet provides general information about which employers are covered by the FMLA, when employees are eligible and entitled to take FMLA leave, and what rules apply when employees take… Continue reading What is the Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) Act?

The Official Facts on Tip Income

From the official source: The US Department of Labor Tipped Employees Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Before reading the content, please note: In the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (Act), Congress vacated the Department’s 2011 regulations that barred tip pooling when employers do not claim a tip credit under section 3(m) of the Fair… Continue reading The Official Facts on Tip Income

Job Hunting Tips

Network! Think of the people you know — relatives, friends, professors, classmates, co-workers at summer jobs, and others. Make more of an effort to meet with people, and use these conversations to ask their advice, to make them aware of your job search, to learn more about their jobs or their organizations, and to get the… Continue reading Job Hunting Tips