This past Monday, I interviewed for a job I found through my professional network and found out the results the next day. Unfortunately for me, they selected a candidate with 5 more years of experience, but admitted that I was a very close second and … [Read more...] about Creating New Opportunities Out of Old Ones
You may or may not have noticed the lack of original articles from me the last week or so. Well, there's a couple explanations. I've been rather distracted with a few opportunities that have come my way over the last few weeks, starting with this … [Read more...] about The Power of Networking: When Opportunities Come to You
Just last week I was wondering if we could be a single-income household mainly because Stacie's job is just too stressful and she feels like her boss and coworkers take her for granted (which they do). She spends and hour driving to work, 10 hours at … [Read more...] about Stacie got a positive review!
Matthew found my article "Can we be a single-income household" and asked the following question: Mike, I read your article about becoming a single income household and I have a question. My wife and I recently had our second child and she just … [Read more...] about Going Single-Income: Help a Reader Make the Decision
Stacie is having some trouble at work. Well, technically, it's trouble with the commute to work, the management at work, and some of her coworkers. She puts in too long hours for too little reward, especially compared to her fellow dietitians. The … [Read more...] about Can we be a single-income household?
Although making a good first impression is steering a little away from personal finance basics, I'd like to finish up the career planning and job search portions of the series with a little discussion about personality and professionalism. My Own … [Read more...] about Personal Finance Basics: Making a Good First Impression