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Let's Get Legal: Guidelines for Paid or Unpaid Internships

Let's Get Legal: Guidelines for Paid or Unpaid Internships

Make sure you know your rights as an intern before your internship begins, so that you don’t get taken advantage of and expectations are set from the start.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 4, 2014
Top 10 Most Common Majors for Millionaires

Top 10 Most Common Majors for Millionaires

They all started somewhere - but just over one percent of the world’s millionaires dropped out or did not attend college. So, the odds of making millions without a college degree are slim to none.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 19, 2013
Jobs of the Future

Jobs of the Future

Have you ever considered that perhaps you haven’t discovered the career of your dreams is because it’s still an emerging field?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 22, 2014
Negotiating Job Offer for Beginners

Negotiating Job Offer for Beginners

If you want to get to a mutually agreed upon contract cordially and quickly, try the following helpful suggestions.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2014
The Informational Interview: Face to Face with a New Career

The Informational Interview: Face to Face with a New Career

The informational interview puts you face to face with a new career.

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published August 4, 2008
FICA Who? Understand your "Disappearing" Paycheck

FICA Who? Understand your "Disappearing" Paycheck

As a recent graduate you might find yourself asking, "FICA who?," while trying to understand your disappearing paycheck.

By Kathleen Carmichael, Ph. D.
Published March 13, 2009
The 25 Best Jobs in America - 2016

The 25 Best Jobs in America - 2016

The 25 best jobs list was compiled based on the combined ranking within three categories: job openings, salary and career opportunities.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 20, 2016
Employee Benefits 101

Employee Benefits 101

Understand your employer's benefits program before you agree to it.

By Peter Vogt
Published March 18, 2009
Careers to Consider

Careers to Consider

Whether you’ve graduated or are in college, the job search is inevitable.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 16, 2013
How Much Will Your Education Be Worth?

How Much Will Your Education Be Worth?

Find out how much your education will be worth once you're utilizing it in the real world.

By Susan Aaron, The Learning Coach
Published June 5, 2007
Top 10 Cities for Recent College Grads

Top 10 Cities for Recent College Grads

If you’re a recent or soon-to-be college grad, look no further – the results and rankings of this list just may help point you in the right direction.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 24, 2014
Negotiate Your Way into a Bigger Paycheck

Negotiate Your Way into a Bigger Paycheck

Negotiate your way to the pay you deserve but don't forget benefits like employer tuition assistance as well.

By Paul W. Barada
Published April 21, 2009
What Am I Worth?

What Am I Worth?

When it comes to your salary, you have to ask yourself: "What am I worth?"

By Valerie Lipow
Published June 5, 2007
Don't Let Money Lead

Don't Let Money Lead

Following the money isn't always the best approach when picking a career.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published March 19, 2009
Top 5 Salary Negotiation Mistakes

Top 5 Salary Negotiation Mistakes

Learn what not to do when negotiating your salary.

By Bridget Quigg at PayScale.com
Published August 8, 2011
Tools for Your Future

Tools for Your Future

While there are no set answers, there are tools to help students make well informed decisions about the future.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2013
Evaluate a Job Offer

Evaluate a Job Offer

Evaluate a job offer with these helpful tips and get what you want out of the deal.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published March 11, 2009
Make Smarter Counteroffers

Make Smarter Counteroffers

When considering the job, make smarter counteroffers.

By Michael Chaffers
Published March 12, 2009
7 Job Negotiation Strategies for Students

7 Job Negotiation Strategies for Students

You've studied too hard for too long to settle for an underpaid salary!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 17, 2014
Myth or Reality? The Gender Pay Gap

Myth or Reality? The Gender Pay Gap

New study proves gender pay gap exists.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 26, 2012