If you’ve decided to enter a helping profession, making a real difference in the lives of others is an important life goal for you. That’s great — society needs more people who are ready and willing to dedicate their lives to helping others. But there are things every aspiring teacher, social worker, psychotherapist, or human [...]
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Finding the right career niche is crucial to both your personal happiness and your professional success. But it’s not always easy to find the “sweet spot” where you can translate your passion, goals, values, and strengths into a paycheck. First, you have to spend some time thinking about what’s important to you and what you [...]
Even though the unemployment rate is down and the economy is again vibrant, many Americans are still feeling the effects of the Great Recession, which was officially declared over in mid-2009. Young people are still struggling to find good jobs, and job security has dwindled in too many industries. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t [...]
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Never Get a "Real" Job: How to Dump Your Boss, Build a Business and Not Go Broke (--> Pre-order) by Scott Gerber, challenges the social conventions behind the "real" job and empowers young people to take control of their lives and dump their nine-to-fives -- or their quest to attain them. If you want a straightforward and humorous guide to starting a business at a young age, this is your book.
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