Monthly Archives: February 2008

10 Cool Jobs That Pay More Than You Think

If you’re looking for a job that’s a bit more “outside the box” but you’re afraid that you can’t make enough money doing something you actually enjoy, then check out this article at AOL.  You could be a flavorist!

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Job & Career eBooks

Our library has added a new way to access the books you need.  MyiLibrary offers online access to more than 40 titles, including:

  • 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality
  • Gallery of Best Resumes
  • Test Prep guides for: ASVAB, GED, Police Exams, Praxis II, Real Estate License Exams, SAT Math and SAT Vocabulary.

To access these eBooks, go to the library’s Databases page.  Click on MyiLibrary under the E-Books heading.  Enjoy!

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The Answer to the Toughest Interview Question

The Brazen Careerist has all kinds of great advice on career issues.  In this post, she offers advice on how to answer the toughest interview question–“What’s your salary range?”  Anybody who is preparing for an interview must read this article!

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Desperation Can Doom Your Job Search

Yahoo! HotJobs has a good article on how to make sure your enthusiasm for a new job doesn’t come across as desperation. Check it out!

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Returning Veterans in the Job Market

Study Says Vets Find Jobs Harder To Come By

Department Of Veterans Affairs Points To Problems

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Free Online Business Courses

For those of you who might be interested in learning more about business, this site offers a list of the 10 Best (Free) Online Business Courses.  These won’t give you a degree, but they’ll definitely help you get a leg up on the competition!

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How to Find the Work You Love – A Logical Guide

This “logical guide” might be able to help you find what kind of work will make you happy. 

As the author points out, “Most of us spend 60-80% of our waking hours doing something work-related. If you don’t enjoy that work, then it means you’re unhappy 60-80% of the time. Logical, right?”

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Get Your Raise

A while back, we directed you toward an article about how to get a raise out of your year-end evaluation.  Now The Times has a ten-step guide on how to get a raise at any time. 

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