Don’t Have 3-5 Years of Experience? Here’s How to Get It

If you’re a recent college grad hunting for jobs, you’ve probably run into this paradox: “Every job requires 3-5 years experience, so how am I supposed to get the experience I need to find a job?” It can be a frustrating experience, as even most “entry-level” jobs tend to list experience requirements. What are you … Read more

Want to Become a Virtual Assistant? An Expert Explains How

The job landscape has changed a lot in the past few years. Things that used to seem unthinkable, such as working from home or conducting meetings while in a moving car, are now commonplace. New, internet-enabled jobs seem to pop up every day. And an increasing number of people are starting their own businesses. One … Read more

16 Ways to Improve Your Work Performance (In Any Job)

Do you keep getting overlooked for promotions? Does your manager not seem to notice you? If so, then the issue could be your work performance. And this is understandable. School focuses a lot on enabling you to get a job, but it usually doesn’t delve into how to get better at it. This is a … Read more

How to Set Career Goals That Work for You

If you had asked me about my career goals at the end of high school, I would’ve told you I wanted to be an English professor. But when I got to college, things changed. I found this website and learned that you could make money online as a writer. My career goals shifted, and I … Read more

12 Pieces of Career Advice to Put You On the Path to Success

As much as high school and college attempt to prepare you for the “working world,” there’s still a severe lack of career advice. And what advice you do get is mostly about how to get a job, not how to build a successful career. Recognizing this, I put together this collection of career advice I … Read more

How to Build a Career in Civil Engineering: One Engineer’s Path

One of the defining features of human civilization is our ability to control the physical environment. Civil engineering is the field that makes this control possible, designing and maintaining everything from our roads to our dams to our power plants. Without civil engineering, life as we know it wouldn’t exist. With infrastructure aging and the … Read more

How to Change Careers, According to a Career Coach

With each passing day, you realize this career isn’t for you. It sounded great when you got the offer, when you studied it in college, or when your parents and teachers encouraged you to pursue it. Now, however, you’ve come to resent going to work and can’t wait for 5 pm to roll around. Clearly, … Read more

How to Become a Software Developer (According to the Pros)

We live in a world defined by software. From the navigation app on your phone to the social media you constantly check to the web browser you’re using to read this article, software is all around us. Because our world is so reliant on software, the demand for software developers has exploded. The U.S. Bureau … Read more