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Posted February 19, 2015 by

6 Steps to Beginning a Private Practice

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Reception at a private clinic. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Completing years and years of school almost doesn’t seem worth it when you consider the fact that when you graduate you’ll be working for someone else. But that doesn’t have to be the case if you have the courage to stand on your own.

Although there are plenty of risks involved in starting your own private practice, the rewards can be tremendous. Whether you’re an ambitious recent graduate, or you’ve been in the medical field for decades, opening your own practice and becoming your own boss is a fulfilling experience.

If you’re ready to make the leap of faith, here are six steps to help you get started. (more…)

Posted December 19, 2014 by

10 mistakes that should be avoided when negotiating a salary

"Before you start negotiating for your client. I should remind you this job only pays $30,000."

“Before you start negotiating for your client. I should remind you this job only pays $30,000.” Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Whether you’re a newbie at hunting for the perfect job or a seasoned professional, whether you hate salary negotiations or love them, the truth is it’s important to master salary negotiation strategies. Avoiding traps is essential to landing an offer that you deserve. Here are 10 mistakes you should steer clear of when bargaining salary terms. (more…)

Posted April 21, 2014 by

Is Freelancing One of the Jobs for Recent College Graduates You’re Considering? Create Credibility and Make Money with These 5 Tips

If freelancing is one of the jobs for recent college graduates you are thinking about, the following post has five tips that could help you build credibility and support yourself.

Ah, the wonderful world of freelancing. Unlike a 9-to-5 job, you can work from home, set your own schedule and give yourself a raise whenever you darn well please. But there’s just one problem. First you have to land clients — and a lot of them — to live the freelance dream. Whether you’re just dipping your

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Posted December 02, 2013 by

5 tips to acquire a good deal on student loans

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Young female graduate holding money from a student loan. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Attending college can be very expensive. With the price of tuition constantly on the rise, students find that attending college is increasingly expensive. Most students do not qualify for Pell grants so loans are their only option. It is very important for students to receive the best deal possible on student loans so that payments are both low and easy to accomplish. However, most students have no idea where to start. Below are a few tips on how to acquire a good deal on student loans without breaking the bank. (more…)

Posted November 07, 2013 by

Top Remote Entry Level Jobs

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Smiling man working from home on his laptop computer. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Those just leaving college are presented with a unique set of circumstances that generations past have not seen before. The job market is very much in flux, with traditional opportunities being criticized for having fewer openings than there are applicants. On the other hand, recent college graduates are more familiar with technology than generations past, offering a unique set of skills that employers are eager to acquire for their business. Many companies find that it is easier than ever to hire remote workers to take on a variety of tasks to help manage their business, which both increases productivity for businesses and employment opportunities for graduates. (more…)

Posted May 22, 2013 by

9 Interview Questions for Job Seekers to Ask

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Man being interviewed by a woman. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Asking questions during your job interview shows your interest in the company and position you have applied for.  The following post has nine interview questions to ask when the opportunity comes up.

1. Why did you choose this company?

It’s a two-way street. Yes, you’re there to sell yourself, but they’re selling the job, too.

The answer will help you define “the organization’s strengths and weaknesses with this insider’s perspective,” says Michael Erwin, a senior career adviser at CareerBuilder.

If this person would be your boss, and you feel at ease, you might ask: What’s your management style? What challenges make you excited to come to work each day? What do you like the most about working here? These kinds of questions let somebody see that you’re genuinely attracted to the job and whether the company is a good fit for you. (more…)

Posted May 21, 2013 by

10 Ways to Respond If Your Mom Boss Cuts Your Hours

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Part of a clock with space showing. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

During these difficult economic times, a cut in pay or hours can be devastating. If you’ve dedicated years of your life to a post with your employing family only to discover that your hours are going to be cut, it’s normal and natural to be concerned, especially if you’re already living from paycheck to paycheck. When you’re confronted with such a precarious and difficult situation, here are 10 of the ways you might want to respond. (more…)