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...

Moving to London: The Good, the Bad, and the British

I've been living abroad for over a year and I don't have plans to go back anytime soon. Then again, I didn't have plans to stay in the first place. What I'm getting at is...

Supporting a Spouse or Partner who has Relocated for Your Career

At some point in your career, you may be faced with a choice of whether or not to relocate to a new city, state or even across the country for your work. In the...

Rising Stars: Toward a Career in Nuclear Nonproliferation

First Steps As an international relations major, Alex says he always wanted to pursue a career in that line of work. After college, he took an unpaid internship at a small think tank, and his time there fortified his passion...

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...

Things I Wish I had Known before Moving to Europe to Work

An understanding of immigration laws, banking, taxes and other bureaucratic issues can be vital to a smooth transition abroad. 1. Check the immigration laws when you arrive. Some places don't require Americans to have an...

What Teachers Do Every Day

Most teachers spend the majority of their time in the classroom or preparing for classroom activities. The amount of time dedicated to other tasks varies by school, but activities outside of the classroom are often described as...

Three Keys to Crafting Successful Print Ads

Want to create print ads that get results? Below are three keys to get you started. 1. Write for the eye. Print ads are visual. Therefore, craft ads with the eye in mind. Eyes are...

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...

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...

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