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  • 7 money habits to master in your 20s

    7 money habits to master in your 20s

    It's never too early to start making smarter financial decisions. With any luck, you've already begun a good fiscal regime for yourself in your twenties and are now cultivating the good habits you'll need to be solvent as you progress in your life and your career. If you haven't begun yet and are...

  • Get out!: Leaving the house may be the key to finding a job

    Get out!: Leaving the house may be the key to finding a job

    "At some point, your destiny becomes your reality," says Patrick Herbet, a 51-year-old graphic designer who recently found a job after being unemployed for nine months. "Or wait. Is it your reality becomes your destiny? I don't know. I heard that somewhere." For Herbet, it was both. The Arlington,...

  • How to become a payroll clerk

    How to become a payroll clerk

    If you're a stickler for details and get a warm glow of satisfaction from the idea of people getting their paychecks on time, then you might want to consider becoming a payroll clerk. These financial professionals are responsible for maintaining and processing large amounts of financial data and...

  • How to properly read a job posting so you don't apply to a terrible job

    How to properly read a job posting so you don't apply to a terrible job

    When you're on the job hunt, it's almost like you need to become fluent in a new language. You need to look at a job description and figure out if it fits your experience and then whether applying for the job is even worth your time. You need to know what common phrases like "competitive salary,"...

  • How to handle aggressive people at work

    How to handle aggressive people at work

    Competition at work isn't the worst thing in the world-an atmosphere where everyone strives for success can encourage personal and professional growth and make a company thrive. But when the motivation to excel gets out of hand, people can go from competitive to aggressive and alienate coworkers...

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