Job & Career: Love Your Work & Hope The Money Follows
How are you developing your career? In a volatile economy, finding a job can be a challenge. It’s even tougher if you’re a new graduate or have been unemployed for a while. And while most of the unemployed are feverishly scouring the classified ads and online job boards looking for work, few are taking the time to understand how to make themselves more marketable.
Here at The Digerati Life, we touch on a wide variety of job related topics like whether or not it pays to go back to school, where to find those elusive high paying jobs, how to start a home based business, and to try out of the box methods to catch the eye of employers. We strive to arm you with practical, usable knowledge in order to increase your chances of finding your dream job in a market where just about any job will do.
Everyone in the workforce has been affected in some way by the economic crunch. Our contributors are no different. We share with you our stories based on personal experience. We share with you what works for us and what doesn’t, giving you the opportunity to create a more efficient and effective job search strategy. We also offer plenty of money management tips and tricks designed to help you weather your current employment situation.
I have a ton of friends and a handful of relatives who are now expatriates who live in different countries around the world. While I’m based here in the U.S. today, I’ve had the chance to work in my native country as well, in another life. And what they say is true, the expatriate’s life [...]
You have reached that all-important milestone; you finally got somebody out there to invite you in for a face-to-face interview. Do you know what you will answer? Are you prepared with concise and focused replies? Or are you going to stammer and stutter, peppering your remarks with “You know”, “I mean” or even worse, some [...]
Something really weird happens when you graduate from college and the weeks go on. You realize that you’re structured life is no more. This means no more 8 AM classes or evenings filled with group meetings. Now you have all the time in the world, yet you can’t seem to find any structure. By not [...]
This guest post is by Mrs. Accountability, who writes for the awesome site, Out of Debt Again. She talks about how you can find your dream job by employing a fresh approach. We all have to start somewhere. Some of us are lucky to find perfect, lucrative jobs right away and without much effort, while [...]
In your opinion, what’s the toughest job in America today? I think that these examples may all be competing for that title: Refuse and Recyclable Material Collector
Why earn a college degree abroad? Have you considered sending your kids (or yourself) to study in a different country? Besides some relatively cheaper options for schooling, studying abroad may also offer a lot of rich and new experiences. In this article, we explore Mexico as a potential place to get an education, but the [...]
Find out what people are doing to increase their chances of snagging the job they want. We live in a society in which most people fear being different, fear making waves and thus fail to exhibit their unique qualities. In this jobless era, however, the few and the bold (to paraphrase a military slogan) are [...]
I’ve had my fair share of job hunting escapades and know the frustration that goes along with the search. You know what your skills are, but if you are not effectively communicating those skills through a resume, you could find yourself out of luck and out of a potentially good job. For a brief period [...]
A lot of us share the dream of being able to change our lifestyle (for the better) while still being able to afford all the things we’ve become accustomed to. If given a chance, a lot of people would prefer to get off the rat race and retire from corporate life. This is one of [...]