News 

Learn how to find a job with this online course called ‘Skills to Pay the Bills’

“Skills to Pay the Bills (yes, it’s actually called that) is a 30-minute video course on all things related to finding a job” writes Mashable Deals for mashable.com. With your confidence in all things interviewing and resume-ing boosted, Skills to Pay the bills can help you to create a plan of action to hold your own in even the most competitive job fields.This online course is about to be your career’s saving grace.We know, being an adult is hard — especially when it comes to interviewing for jobs. Source: mashable.com Share…

Read More
News 

11 things never to say in a performance review

“Steer clear of these words, and you’ll be that much closer to passing your performance review with flying colors” writes Emily Moore for businessinsider.com. After all, your performance review is often the one chance you get to push for a raise, secure a promotion or even save your job.Between the feeling of being thrust into the spotlight, the one-on-one setting with your manager and the gravity of what’s at stake, performance reviews can feel pretty uncomfortable. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

Read More
News 

The cofounder of Siri says there’s one job that must never be replaced by technology

“Will technology automate human job functions?” writes Tony Yoo for businessinsider.com. All the technology and whizzy, shiny whatever, is not necessarily going to help you.”. Cheyer also told the conference that the belief creative industries would be sheltered from technology-driven redundancy was false. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

Read More
News 

Senior White House strategist, Marc Short, won’t say if he will dump Trump for Heritage Foundation

“And one senior policy researcher responded with credulity, texting, “Oh, Lord.”” writes Philip Wegmann for washingtonexaminer.com. The Heritage Foundation has served as a sort of job bank for President Trump, sorting and placing policy staffers for key jobs inside the Republican administration. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

Read More
News 

Report: Student loan debt delays homeownership by seven years

“The $1.4 trillion of student loan debt carried by Americans is a drag on the economy in numerous ways” reports washingtonpost.com. A recent study by the National Association of Realtors and the nonprofit America Student Assistance agency found that student loan debt is delaying homeownership for millennials by an estimated seven years.The student loan debt report found that only 20 percent of millennials currently own a home.Student loan debt impacts millennials’ ability to save for a down payment and makes them less financially secure.Millennials are typically carrying a student debt…

Read More
Markets News 

15 jobs in the US that are chronically underpaid

“If you have one of the most underpaid jobs in America, it may be time to get to work:” writes Rachel Gillett for businessinsider.com. And if you have one of the most underpaid jobs in America, you could be missing out on tens of thousands of dollars more a year.The key to not being chronically underpaid is to not only know your market value, but to also use this knowledge to help negotiate your pay, whether it be a raise or in a new role.Glassdoor found that three in five US employees did not…

Read More
News 

Companies replacing workers with robots are missing out on a huge opportunity — and it might doom them

“I believe however the opportunity in retail is to invest in not artificial intelligence but organic intelligence” writes Zach Williams for businessinsider.com. Human employees offer an advantage for retail businesses even during a time when tech companies are increasingly pushing robots as replacements.Scott Galloway: To give you a sense of just how powerful Amazon is, when Amazon opened one store, Amazon Go — whose key feature was that it used artificial intelligence to get rid of cashiers.Effectively, you heard this giant scream across the US labor force where of the 11…

Read More