Skills Insight of the Day #10 Job Opportunity Beware

During the pandemic, many people are looking for “work from home opportunities” and starting a “side business” as ways to make an income. Unfortunately, many MLM (multi-level marketing) and networking marketing companies right now are using these same terms to entice new recruits to join them. Their selling point is appealing at a time whenContinue reading “Skills Insight of the Day #10 Job Opportunity Beware”

Should You Go to College If You Can’t Get a Job

Ever since your earliest days at school, you’ve been told to attend college after high school graduation. You were told it will land you a great job, but the path to a college degree is expensive. Exact figures vary, but it can be over $5000 a year, and the cost is only going to rise!Continue reading “Should You Go to College If You Can’t Get a Job”

Working with a Remote Team: What You Need to Know

Remote work definitely has its perks – no commute, flexible work time, and relaxed dress code. Working from home can also be a bit of a downer. You may feel alone compared to working in person at the office. Working with a remote team isn’t the same as working face-to-face, but when done well, you’llContinue reading “Working with a Remote Team: What You Need to Know”

Is Buying Real Estate a Good Idea?

You’ve probably heard this question asked multiple times, but this is probably the first time you’ve heard this answer. Is buying real estate a good idea or should you rent? Here’s an answer from the perspective of what jobs skills and education you have. Why You Should Rent for Now and Buy Real Estate LaterContinue reading “Is Buying Real Estate a Good Idea?”

How to Develop an In-Demand Skill Set

How pandemic-proof is your skill set? If a global event disrupts the economy, would you have a job tomorrow? Many people lost jobs last year, but those workers with high-demand skills were able to do one of three things. These workers kept their jobs, they were snapped up by a new company if they wereContinue reading “How to Develop an In-Demand Skill Set”