The Benefits of Working for the Government

Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the Federal Government. The Federal Government offers a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibility to meet the needs of...

Consulting: The Skills You Need to Succeed

There are consulting companies that focus on specific areas such as technology planning, strategic services, and management consulting.  There are freelance consultants who help school systems and universities make better programs for students or help the...

Consulting: Expanding the Definition

In my book Anyone Can Consult!, it has been brought to my attention that I use the masculine pronoun "He" in my writing. That's because it was traditionally a male dominated industry, but that...

Comedy Careers: Learning to Be Funny is No Joke

Judy Carter knows funny. A stand-up comedian who has played venues from cruise ships to Caesars Palace to a Cincinnati bondage bar ("When they said, 'Do that joke again,' you did!"), Judy Carter founded...

20 Worst Excuses for Calling in Sick

In CareerBuilder's survey "Out of the Office," more than one-third of U.S. workers say they played hooky from work over the last twelve months. Thirty-five percent of workers admit to calling in sick when...

How to Break Into Selling & Marketing Pharmaceuticals

The pathway into this job is a difficult one to get on, but you can manage if you are prepared. We've pulled together a Q&A series to help answer those common questions many of...

Marketing Lessons from Ben and Jerry

Many years ago, I lived in Vermont when a new home-made ice cream store opened its doors. The ice cream stand, located in Burlington, was in a gas station that had long ago been abandoned....

Sales: Is It For Me?

I asked myself the question: Why do people get into sales? What characteristics do they have that sets them apart? And I thought that it might be an interesting exercise for anyone contemplating sales...

Will You Love Teaching? Here’s what Teachers Say

We asked a number of new teachers what they love about their work. Here's what they had to say. The Students Teachers cite working with students as the number one reason why they love teaching. Many...

Which Kind Of Accounting Is Right For You?

There are four major kinds of accountants: public accountants, government accountants, internal accountants, and management accountants. Oftentimes they can be certified in more than one field, and switching is common. Public Accounting Public accountants work for...

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