Archive | July, 2013

The value of a master’s degree

My last blog provided guidance on how to determine the value of a bachelor’s degree. Let’s go one step further this week and examine the value of a master’s degree. One thing’s for sure. More people are pursuing master’s degrees than ever before. From 2000 to 2012, the annual number of master’s degrees that were [...]

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The value of a college degree

What’s the truth? Is a college degree worth the cost? It’s fact that a person who earns a college degree, on average, will make $570,000 more over a lifetime than someone with only a high school degree. Just as important, college graduates are more likely to be employed. Last month, the unemployment rate was 3.8 percent [...]

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My Top 10 List of Job-Seeker No-No’s

I review tens of thousands of resumes each year. I marvel at the multitude of talented, interesting individuals in this world! But it breaks my heart to see how many people throw away their chances of getting selected for a job they covet because of carelessness or downright lack of effort. Here is my Top [...]

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