Articles on Career and Income

Write for money online series - Part 4 - Mahalo.com

So far I have reviewed three pay for content sites. Today I am reviewing a site called Mahalo. This is a site that is aiming to be a human powered search engine. It was started

Write for money online series Part 3 - eHow.com

So far, I have covered two pay for content sites called Bukisa and Associated Content in part one and two of this series. Both of these sites allows a wide range of content, but t

Get a quick $2000...just by using your ears.

How's your hearing? Think you have the kind of listening skills that would put the CIA to shame? Well, there's a website out there that's ready to put its money where its mouth is.

Write for money online series - Part II - Associated Content

In the first part of this series about writing for money online I covered a relatively new revenue sharing site named Bukisa. Today I am reviewing a much more established website

Write for money online series - Part I - Bukisa

I started writing online in 2007 at my personal blog and have not stopped since. I am very fortunate to have been selected to join Wise Bread last year and I have made a steady am

My Small-Town Move That Ended The Job-Search Blues

When I was a new college grad, I wanted to live and work in a big city with great opportunities. I didn't know that an unemployment rate of 9-10% as I entered the workforce wasn't

Need a job? Apply to become a Census enumerator

The Census Bureau produces an important set of demographics data about the United States every ten years. The 2010 Census is coming up soon and the Bureau is hiring thousands of t

Hey Kids! It's Time Your Butt Got a Job

The economy is hurting all of us – especially families trying to raise and educate their kids. Unfortunately, things have become so tight that there is often little left over to do

Book Review: Career Renegade by Jonathan Fields

Jonathan Fields was a six-figure power attorney in Manhattan before he became a serial lifestyle entrepreneur, speaker, writer, marketing gun, yoga innovator, artist, and author. I

Book Review: Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell's most recent book is a fascinating look into the stories of people who seem at first glance to be Outliers, those who rose to the top through an extraordinary tal

When Downsizing Makes You Happy

I have often thought of a professional career as something built brick by brick, climbed ladder rung by ladder rung until one reached the pinnacle, enjoyed the view, and, then, ret

Business Lessons From The Builder Of A Media-Entertainment Empire

He is a Forbes’ billionaire and the largest individual landowner in the United States, having built his wealth as he constructed a media-entertainment empire now known as Turner Br

Seven Lessons Learned from Working Retail

The store that I work at offers a rewards card to frequent shoppers, and there are quite a few people who refuse to sign up for it - I can understand why they wouldn't want to have

Getting by without a job, part 2--boost income

There are countless ways to raise your income, besides the obvious one of getting a job. Here are a few categories, and a few suggestions.

Getting by without a job, part 1--losing a job

Losing a job is always tough. During hard economic times--when it may not be possible to find another job as good as the one you've lost--it's even tougher. Here are a few steps

Hoopde for sale. Starting price - $500. Winning bid - $226,521.

I love stories like this. It gives me hope that one day, something “worthless” sitting in my garage will instantly fill up my daughters’ college funds. In this case, the seemingly

10 Reasons Why Veterans Make Great Employees

Over the past few years, I have had the privilege of working with military veterans and active duty personnel who anticipate, are in the process, or have already transitioned to th

The Entrepreneurial Spirit and the Economic Crunch

What do you need to consider when you start a business during an economic crunch? I talked to some people who've started businesses within the last year, and this is what they h

Can Men Be Trained To Understand Women?

According to Michael Gurian, co-author of "Leadership and the Sexes" with Barbara Annis, men can be trained to understand women and women can be trained to respect men. In a teleph

8 Truths From a Mystery Shopper You Must Read Before You Get Started

These eight tips are vital to making money in the somewhat misunderstood profession of mystery shopping.