How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Get a Higher Paying Gig

LinkedIn is the quintessential social networking platform for professionals. The site is designed to give you a place to display details about your experience. You can also connect with companies and recruiters, and even locate new opportunities. However, to be effective, you need to make sure your LinkedIn profile is designed to impress. If you want a higher paying gig, here is what you need to know about a LinkedIn job search to make it happen.Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search LinkedIn Read more [...]

Can You Really Live on Minimum Wage?

Sometimes circumstances might lead you to take a job that only pays minimum wage to avoid starvation. Right out of college or high school is one likely time to expect that pay rate. Some 29 states, dozens of cities and the District of Columbia have higher minimum wages than the federal rate of $7.25.Although some states and municipalities have debated measures that would have pushed the minimum wage in their respective locations below the federal minimum, none appears to have succeeded as of Read more [...]