Author: careerowls

5 Signs You Have a Toxic Job

Holiday rushes. Corporate deadlines. Your boss is just having a terrible day. There are days when work is a grind, which is just part of regular 9-to-5 work life. However, if it feels like this is your typical, everyday experience, this may be a sign that you’re working in a toxic work environment. Toxic jobs […]

The Impact of Student Debt on Your Career

Student loans are incredibly common; around one in eight Americans have them. In the United States, they are one of the biggest sources of debt. On average, the typical outstanding amount of education debt is between $20,000 and $25,000, but that amount can be more or less depending on several different factors. Around one-fifth of […]

5 Signs You Have A Toxic Job

Holiday rushes. Corporate deadlines. Your boss is just having a terrible day. There are days when work is a grind, which is just part of regular 9-to-5 work life. However, if it feels like this is your typical, everyday experience, this may be a sign that you’re working in a toxic work environment. Toxic jobs […]

Complete Checklist: What To Bring To An Interview

There are a lot of situations in life where it’s perfectly acceptable to wing it; however, a job interview should not be one of them. While the anticipation of an upcoming interview may make you want to put it out of your mind to focus on less nerve-wracking matters, it’s in your best interest to […]

Recent Grads: A Step-by-Step Guide to Easily Get Hired

Congratulations! You’ve recently finished the long and arduous journey to get your diploma, and now you’re about to start the next phase of your career: finding a job. As a recent grad, there’s good news. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of November 2021, the unemployment rate went down by 0.2% to […]

SMART Goals: Importance, Benefits, and How to Write Them

For those looking to grow, get ahead, and keep their focus, goal setting is a natural part of life—both personally and professionally. Goals help you measure how far you’ve come, encourage you to stay motivated, and give you a reason to keep pressing forward. If you’ve ever tried setting or reaching a goal before, you […]

How to easily build connections early in your career

In today’s competitive job market, networking is more critical than ever. More importantly, it’s vital to make sure you’re connecting with the right people. You never know when a professional relationship with another person is going to come in handy in your career. The sooner you start building a network of connections for yourself, the […]