Posts for "Advice"

Things I’d Tell My 20 Year Old Self…

From Budgets Are Sexy
April 29, 2013 at 5:12 am
My new friend over at (great blog name – no there’s no naked pictures there ;)) has a guest post series called “Things I’d tell my 20 year ... (more)

“How do I keep myself satisfied ’till I reach my goals?”

From Budgets Are Sexy
April 23, 2013 at 5:38 am
Got a good email from a reader which I’m sure a lot of you can appreciate – myself included. Some days I’m on point with all this goal stuff, and other times ... (more)

Career Advice from 3 College Seniors Who’ve Landed Jobs with Top Real Estate Firms

From A Student of the Real Estate Game
April 14, 2013 at 8:17 pm
I have a lot of calls with college students looking to break into the real estate business and young professionals looking to grow their careers. The advice I give is typically ... (more)

The Thing About Those Little Things

From Brief Stories (Life and Travel Bits) |
March 17, 2013 at 3:55 am
Even if you have to metamorphose into something less human-like, you are important, just like the toiling Philippine carabao that ploughs the rice field under the peaking sun, ... (more)

Solace in Perfect Beauty

From Brief Stories (Life and Travel Bits) |
March 4, 2013 at 12:47 pm
Blankness, blackness, the streak of light that arrows through my left foot that with its loyal pair freezes in all its indolence coupled with the sogginess underneath blaming the ... (more)


From The Career Closet
March 3, 2013 at 8:19 am
A CAREER can be a lifelong commitment. Like getting married or having children, it makes a lasting effect on your entire life, personally and professionally. A job is just a set ... (more)

Growth and Change

From Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates
January 15, 2013 at 10:00 am
Think about how much you have grown in the past year. How many things have changed? It may be one big thing, your career, where you live, your relationship status…or it could ... (more)

How Should You Spend Your Credit Card Rewards?

From Budgets Are Sexy
December 24, 2012 at 6:22 am
Here’s a short post/tip for you today for all those money nerds out there still soaking in this stuff as the holidays loom ;) Merry Christmas Eve everyone! This question ... (more)

How to be a better blogger in 5 ways

From GenPink
December 20, 2012 at 1:00 pm
You’ve started a blog. Now, what? Well, you’re in luck. This article is written just for you. Here are my five tips to help you be a better blogger. 1. Decide who you’re ... (more)

The Oregon Trail Guide to Personal Finance: What Happens Next?

From Budgets Are Sexy
December 20, 2012 at 6:32 am
(Guest Post by Jana from the Daily Money Shot – hope you like the flashback as much as I did! ;)) As a child of the 80s, I can’t help but have an affinity for The Oregon ... (more)

Reader Mail: “Looking For a Little Advice”

From Budgets Are Sexy
December 19, 2012 at 6:18 am
That was the start of an email chain between a reader and I which ended up turning into a LOT of advice, haha… But hey – that’s what happens when you’re ... (more)

Holiday Tipping: Tips and Taboos

From GenPink
December 11, 2012 at 11:00 am
(Etiquette Expert Dawn Bryan Gives Best Practices on Holiday Tipping) The expected ritual of holiday tipping need not be awkward, uncertain, or stressful. Because many service ... (more)

Quick Tips for Getting Extra Holiday Cash

From GenPink
December 8, 2012 at 11:00 am
With the holidays fast approaching, everyone is thinking about the impact holiday shopping will have on their wallets. While holiday gifts do tend throw budgets into a tailspin, ... (more)

Winter Makeup Tips for Your Skin

From GenPink
December 5, 2012 at 11:00 am
When cold sets in, it is important to pay attention to our health. This includes more vitamins overall, more water and exercise, and of course, to start thinking about different ... (more)

Increase Your Productivity with Three Things

From Philosophy in Action: NoodleFood
December 4, 2012 at 1:00 pm
The super-awesome Manager Tools offers a really good newsletter to registered members with useful tips for work. They’re not always relevant to me, but many are indispensable ... (more)

Over 40 and Unemployed? Why Are You Overcompensating?

November 26, 2012 at 2:45 am
I work with people who are 45+ and looking for work, and I’ve seen a pattern in the “strategies” of the older and unemployed. To put it simply, older job seekers have ... (more)

5 Signs it’s Time for Career Change

November 26, 2012 at 2:00 am
Have you ever noticed various signs that arise in your drive to work? Speed limit. Slow Curve. Stop. Yield. Merge. Sometimes I think those signs are for me personally. “Yield, ... (more)

7 Tips to Jump Start Your Job Search

November 26, 2012 at 1:30 am
So you have this great, marketable resume that showcases your potential as an employee. You’re ready to launch your job search and start using your new resume as vigorously as ... (more)

Old Employer Doesn’t Exist Anymore, What Do I Say?

November 25, 2012 at 2:00 am
Hello J.T. & Dale: I am making a re-entry into the work force. Here’s the rub: My work history has gone awry. By that I mean one major employer no longer exists, another ... (more)

4 Tips to Overcoming Career Fear

November 21, 2012 at 2:00 am
Are you paralyzed in fear over your current or future career? Or are you in the middle of a job search and it just isn’t getting you anywhere? Which FEAR is holding you back? ... (more)

How to Deal With Family Asking About Your Job Search

November 21, 2012 at 1:45 am
If you’re in the middle of a frustrating job search, holidays can be the worst time of year for you. It may not exactly bring out the best in you when old auntie May keeps ... (more)

The Perfect Holiday Recipe for a Great Job Search

November 21, 2012 at 1:30 am
What are you fixin’ to do this holiday season? Relaxing? Priming a turkey? Watching football? How about preparing your job search? No? You see, many job seekers think the holiday ... (more)

Six (Less Conventional) Things I’m Thankful For This Year

From Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates
November 20, 2012 at 10:00 am
If you’re a longtime reader of this blog, you know that I’m a major proponent of making gratitude a part of every day. I don’t believe that it should be reserved ... (more)

5 Sites for Finding Networking Events

November 20, 2012 at 2:00 am
If you are a job seeker, you’ve probably read that networking is essential to finding a new job opportunity. “Is this for real?” I get asked this a lot by clients who are ... (more)

Passion vs. Hobby: Which One is Better for Your Career?

November 20, 2012 at 1:30 am
As someone who’s decided to follow a career in journalism I am often asked: why do you want to be journalist? The answer for me is simple – because I want to pursue my ... (more)