U.S. News released an article of “The Best Jobs of 2013” back in December 2012 foreshadowing which jobs are the best to pursue this year. This article can help students like YOU seek a job worth having. In addition to listing the 100 best occupations, author Jada A. Graves shares tips regarding salary, skills and training, how to get [and keep] a job, and what to expect with the occupation you choose.
It may not be much, but you worked hard for your money over the summer, don't go blow it all it once!
U.S. News says some of us are spending our tax returns sometimes "twice as fast" as we would regular earnings.
instead, invest the money elsewhere...with some time it could be an even bigger refund! C
Check out this article for advice on what to do and not do with your 2012 tax refund: http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/articles/2013/04/12/how-a-tax-refund-windfall-can-hurt-your-finances
Cigarette tax keeps climbing and Obama is calling for another tax hike of 94 cents.
Good news! This tax would raise billions of dollars in 10 years to go towards education and will have public health benefits! Bad news? How could there be... but some are questioning if this tax is going to hit the wrong group of people the hardest. What do you think?
With finals slowly creeping up and the string of rainy days ahead, I thought I would share an article that relates to just about every student at UW-Madison. Having a rough week? Well, turn that frown upside-down, and don't let one bad day define all of your good days. Here is an article that has great lessons on how to be a happier, carefree, and awesome college student!
Everyone wants to be successful, and who better to teach about how to get there and stay there than Francesca Zambello, general and artistic director of the Glimmerglass Festival as well as the Washington National Opera. Sharing useful advice as well as lessons learned in her career Zambello tells us the best ways to get where we all want to be be. Read the interview at:
Despite the recession and the recent "occupy Wall Street" hype, Wall Street still proves to be a huge draw for business school students, especially those interested in finance. Many students believe working in the fast pace of Wall Street is a great jumping off point for future careers. Check out this article to see what the advantages of aiming for Wall Street are for business students!
Learn which strategic innovation strategies work best in the world of business. Wall Street Journal comes up with a few facts to make the work place more successful! Read More here:
This article is so interesting! Whole Foods has become the first retailer in the country to require labeling on all genetically modified food. They say that all foods sold in its stores would need to be labeled within five years.
Good news ladies .... Low, comfortable heels are back in fashion! The new norm is three and a half inch heels or shorter, down from the previous height of six inches or higher. These lower style heels offer a much more elegant look, far more appropriate for the business world as well. Elizabeth Semmelhack noticed that heel height tends to rise as the economy falls, and vise versa. Coincidence? Let's hope not because that means our economy is back on track! Check out the full article to see the latest fashions!
This article is really interesting and directly relates to us as college students! It talks about what a college degree means in today’s job market! It brings up the interesting question of whether or not a B.A. is enough in todays market. Do you think graduate degrees will be the next push in America? Check it out!