Free Salary Calculators: How and what are these helpful apps?

There are some of us that can think back and remember when you had to guess if the guy next door made more than you in the same position. Salaries have usually been the thing that was hush-hush around the water cooler. You just didn’t discuss them.

However, today there is a demand that women make as much as men in the same positions and workers on the lower end of the pay scales must fight to get the minimum wages raised, which are always transparent.

So, how do you find out?

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Veterans Tips for Landing a Civilian Job

You heeded the call to serve your country, and now that you are coming home you may be a little confused as of how to integrate your military achievements into a civilian job position.

You are not alone. Hundreds of thousands of military men and women are discharged each year after their successful stint in the Army, Navy, Airforce and Marines.

The move home and getting used to civilian life is hard enough. We would like to give you some tips so that the job hunt in the civilian world is not one of the things you must now struggle with. Continue reading “Veterans Tips for Landing a Civilian Job”

A CV is Not a Resume: Who Knew?

Ever been at a party and the term CV came up and you just thought it was another way of saying resume or cover letter? You are not alone.

Ever been at a party and the term CV came up and you just thought it was another way of saying resume or cover letter? You are not alone. Many of us that have never had to use a CV, see it so many times associated with a resume that some of us have thought it was a short way of saying cover letter. Not.

There is a stark difference between resumes and CV’s, but if you are not an academic you will not need a CV unless you are specifically asked to provide one. For instance, when applying for jobs abroad.

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