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Why You Should Love Your Job And Your Salary

Why You Should Love Your Job And Your Salary

What should you do if you’re lucky enough to love your job, but earn a measly salary? A cash-poor reader asks Forbes’ Liz Ryan; “My problem is simple. I love my job, my boss, and my co-workers. I just can’t live on my salary.” Ryan believes there are only two reasons why someone would continue […]

You’ve Just Been Laid Off – Now What?

You’ve Just Been Laid Off – Now What?

Being laid off is almost always a shock, even when rumors have been circulating the office for weeks. You find yourself instantly facing hundreds of questions: what now? How do I move forward? How do I make the most of my remaining time? Fortunately, there is life after layoffs. Follow these tips to help pick […]

What HR Can’t Tell You

What HR Can’t Tell You

While your HR department can be a valuable resource, certain topics are off-limits. Here are a few topics HR won’t address with you, according to the Glassdoor Blog.   If You’re Underpaid It’s not very surprising that revealing whether or not you’re underpaid is often not in your HR department’s best interest. Having said that, […]

How To Be Unavailable On The Weekends

How To Be Unavailable On The Weekends

What can you do when your new boss complains about his inability to reach you over the weekend? Be direct, maintain your boundaries, and let him know your personal time is valuable.

Why Aiming too High Can Hurt Your Chances of a Raise

You wanted a raise but didn’t get it. Why not?

Figuring Out What Job is Right for You.

Figuring Out What Job is Right for You.

In trying to decide what type of job you really want, think about what is important to you. If you were to sign up with an online dating service the first task for you to complete would be to describe what you are looking for. “What you are seeking in a mate?” It makes sense. […]

Insurance Careers: New Products

Insurance Careers: New Products

Product Marketing Jobs, Product Management Training, Duties and Pay. Product management jobs in insurance are on the increase. Overview includes product management training information and product marketing salary expectations.

What’s the Policy on Office Holiday Parties?

What’s the Policy on Office Holiday Parties?

Are you dreading your office holiday party and already thinking of excuses to bow out? If your boss expects you to attend or you feel pressure to make an appearance, Ask A Manager’s Alison Green suggests you suck it up and get into the Holiday spirit. She says: “…There are other companies where you’re really expected […]

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 1

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 1

From conversations to have with a new boss, to the top reasons people quit their jobs, here are the week’s top career articles to help propel your professional life forward.   The Rule Of Three: How To Be Unforgettable To Employers Learn how the rule of three can be applied in your professional life, and […]

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 2

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 2

From dealing with rejection to productivity boosting tips, here are last week’s top career articles you may have missed to help your start tomorrow off on a better foot!  5 Strategies Resilient People Use to Overcome Rejection (No Matter How Much it Stings) Dealing with rejection is never easy, whether its personal or professional. Here […]