10 Work-from-Home Jobs That Can Pay $100,000 or More

10 Work-from-Home Jobs That Can Pay $100,000 or More

Do you dream of working from home? Plenty of people do. What some people don't know is that you can work remotely AND still make a hefty salary. That sounds like a win-win, doesn't it?!

From 2005 to 2015, there has been a 115% percent increase in telecommuting. I would have never guessed that! With the growth of telecommuting and working remotely, stats have been uncovered around the average telecommuter. Here are some interesting tidbits that you might not know: the average telecommuter is 46 years or older, has at least a bachelor’s degree, and earns a higher median salary than an in-office worker. If that doesn't build an appealing case toward having a goal to work remotely, I don't know what does! 

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How to Ace an Exit Interview

How to Ace an Exit Interview

They say that when one door closes, another one opens. When it comes to your career, you might close the door yourself in pursuit of a new opportunity. Job hunting is quite the process and the feeling of accepting a job offer for a new position can be bittersweet. On one hand it’s exciting to move on to a new role and begin a new chapter of your life, but on the other hand leaving behind coworkers and a role that you’ve become accustomed to is sad and a bit scary.

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How to Set Up a Job Shadow Opportunity

How to Set Up a Job Shadow Opportunity

Whether you’re a high school student, college student or someone who is interested in exploring new career opportunities, job shadowing is something you should consider. Job shadowing is beneficial because it allows you to get an overview of a position and a deeper look at the day-to-day functions of a job or position without having the commitment of being employed. It's a great way to get your feet wet and determine if a field interests you. 

Some high schools have programs set up where students can job shadow people in the community or do an internship for class credit.

From what I’ve seen, job shadowing is most popular among college students. If you’re in college, my advice is to set up a few job shadow opportunities in fields that you’re interested in before declaring your major. Like I mentioned earlier, this will give you a chance to get your feet wet and explore a few career options before signing paperwork related to your college major. If you aren't able to job shadow before declaring your major or if you feel that you’ve made up your mind on the field that you’d like to go into, you can always try to set up a few job shadow opportunities directly related to your line of study.

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How I Went From Intern to Employee in 8 Days

How I Went From Intern to Employee in 8 Days

The end of your senior year of college is a strange time. You'll have your degree that you've worked your butt off for in a few weeks but before you get it, you're tasked with finding out what to do after graduation. Lots of students run into this dilemma year after year. The way I see it, there are a few options: 

  1. You can browse around and look for full-time positions that you think you're qualified for even though you'll repeatedly ask yourself: "how am I supposed to get an entry-level job if 1-2 years of experience are required?!"
  2. You can apply for an internship and hope that it turns into a full-time gig
  3. You can move back in with your parents and continue to seek out job opportunities, some of which will have nothing to do with your college degree
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How to Rock a Phone Interview

How to Rock a Phone Interview

If there's one thing I know about phone interviews, it's that you can't phone them in. Literally. 

Being prepared and having an idea of questions that you may be asked will certainly pay off and help you to feel more comfortable as the interview goes on. During your call, you may encounter questions ranging from the basics like your work history and professional experience to more situational and behavioral questions. 

If you recently applied for a job and having a call with a recruiter is part of the interview process, you'll definitely want to check out these tips. Keep these in mind to ensure you rock your next phone interview: 

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10 Things Every Entry-Level Employee Should Do

10 Things Every Entry-Level Employee Should Do

You did it! You perfected your cover letter and resume, applied for the job, rocked the interview, and got hired. The “real world” will suddenly begin to feel more real now that a steady paycheck will be coming your way. Starting your first job out of college is a rite of passage. Sure, you may have had summer jobs or internships between semesters and during the summers in college, but this is the real deal. This is what you worked your butt of in college for. All those late-night study sessions, group projects and exams all lead to this.

So, now that you landed the job and you’re on cloud nine, remember to do these 10 things to set yourself up for a smooth transition into the working world:  

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