What Women Need to Know about Salaries


by Teri Fritsma There may be some skeptics out there, but the data is clear: women, on average, still earn less than men.  Sex differences in education, experience, and career choices can explain some of the gap, but not all of it.  For example, take just college graduates who work full-time.  Men's median weekly wages are $1,243, while women's are $932 for … Continue reading What Women Need to Know about Salaries

Looking for a new career field? Try this new online tool.


by Teri Fritsma Check out this very cool tool, developed by analysts with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, ISEEK and CareerOneStop.    You can select your current or previous occupation and then see which other career fields are the closest matches based on skill, knowledge, and ability requirements.  You can even compare your current … Continue reading Looking for a new career field? Try this new online tool.

How 'Personal Brand' Can Help Or Hurt Your Job Search


by Denise Felder Have you heard the buzz about "personal branding?" Career advisors are talking about it because job seekers' awareness of their own personal brand impacts the success of their job hunt. Thinking that you don't have a personal brand might mean that you do have one, and it could be hurting you.   Your … Continue reading How 'Personal Brand' Can Help Or Hurt Your Job Search

How ‘Personal Brand’ Can Help Or Hurt Your Job Search


by Denise Felder Have you heard the buzz about "personal branding?" Career advisors are talking about it because job seekers' awareness of their own personal brand impacts the success of their job hunt. Thinking that you don't have a personal brand might mean that you do have one, and it could be hurting you.   Your … Continue reading How ‘Personal Brand’ Can Help Or Hurt Your Job Search