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Understanding Retirement Benefits when Accepting a Job Offer

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An article by contributor Rachael Murphey. A job offer isn’t only about salary. There are a number of benefits associated with being a full time employee, including healthcare, vacation days and the opportunity to begin saving for retirement. There are many employers today who offer their workers a retirement savings plan known as a 401(k). This enables an employee to have money taken from their paycheck and put into a retirement account prior to taxes being taken out. The taxes associated with a 401(k) are only paid when funds are taken from the account. There is no time like the … / Read more »




Pursuing a Career in Banking and Finance

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An article by contributor Saurabh Tyagi. The world economy is going through a volatile phase and therefore, it needs able minded professionals who are good at handling finances and policy changes more than ever. This calls for excellent banking and finance managers who have the ability to work under hostile circumstances.  If you are looking to make a career in this field this post will help you in the same. A banking or finance manager is a role of great responsibility as his advice and decisions can change the fortune of a company. In the capacity of this position the … / Read more »




What Employers Look For In Your Social Media

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As a recent college graduate it is very important to make sure that you are prepared for your job search. A big component that job seekers forget is to make sure that their social media accounts are employer-ready. Is everything that you have on your social media something that you want a potential employer to see? Here is a guide to help make sure your social media profiles are employer ready. This infographic was created by Stevenson University




Engineering Employment Outlook

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Among the many resources that rank the top careers, it’s difficult to find one that doesn’t list engineering among the top choices. For aspiring engineers, however, it can be difficult to decide which major or career path in engineering to pursue. Engineering today can incorporate a number of exciting job aspects, pulling in different types of roles and responsibilities tailored to various interests. This provides many different opportunities and avenues for students and aspiring engineers. RevPart has created an infographic that highlights the different types of engineering career paths — including salary information, job outlooks and more! Engineering Employment Outlook … / Read more »




Investment Profession: 5 Keys to Starting a Career in Real Estate

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An article by contributor Dixie Somers. A career in real estate can be financially and emotionally rewarding. You can help people find their new homes and spaces that suit their needs perfectly. However, getting started in this field is not as easy as you might think. Before you make the switch, here is what you should know about being a realtor. 1) It’s All About the Work Realtors do receive a handsome commission when they sell a home, but that’s only after a good deal of work. Successful realtors engage regularly in sales, they network and treat their career like their … / Read more »