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Poll: Will You Retire?

From financial reasons to loving your job, we want to hear about it! In the past, retirement was pretty much a given. That’s why you spend your younger years working so hard—so that there would eventually be some sort of payoff. But now, things are changing. As noted by Bloomberg, about 20% of Americans over […]

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Sizzling Hot Resume Tips

Sizzling Hot Resume Tips

Take a break from the heat and update your resume. If you’re not enjoying the sand and surf, why not take a few minutes to see if there are any changes you should make to your resume? A good cleaning every now and then (we recommend constant resume upkeep) is good for even the most […]

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4 Quick Tips for More Effective Employee Communication

Most companies dedicate a significant amount of research, planning, and money to communicating with their customers. If a message isn’t crafted just right or the proper channels aren’t used to reach a target audience, there’s a good chance a lot of hard work and effort will go to waste. The same holds true when communicating […]

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Should You Quit Your Contract Job?

Should You Quit Your Contract Job?

Is a full-time job more your speed? Gig work (also known as contract labor) can be great for those looking for flexibility. If you have a family to support and prefer stability, however, it might be time to look for something full-time. But first, do some research to figure out what type of labor is […]

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Poll Results: How Do You Build Your Network Outside of Social Media

Although many take to the web to make connections, traditional networking is still incredibly important. Meeting someone in person leaves an impression that no amount of words on a screen can match. But there are many ways to do that. Toward the end of May we asked Movin’ On Up readers how they build their […]

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Just Say “No” to Working on Vacation

Sometimes you really need to unplug from the office. Regardless of whether we like our jobs or not, they can be stressful. Ideally, going on vacation should refresh us and let us return recharged and ready to work. However, this doesn’t always happen. Your phone follows you everywhere, which means your boss and the rest […]

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In-Demand Jobs: Who’s Hiring?

What jobs are available, and how much do they pay? Job searching is tough. If you’re unhappy with your current position, finding the time to look for a new one can seem impossible. And if you’re unemployed, juggling your daily responsibilities and finances with seemingly endless job applications can be even more difficult. Even clearing […]

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Happy 4th of July!

241 years of sweat and hard work. Founded on the democratic values of liberty, equality, and justice for all, the United States continues to be at the forefront of the global employment scene. Over the years, this nation has produced incredible and innovative individuals, from inventors like Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell, to artists […]

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Happy 150th Birthday Canada!

150 years of Canadian confederation. Congrats, Canada! As of July 1, you will be 150 years old. That’s 150 years of history, culture, and so much more. Canada has given much to the world, from the arts and sciences to business, and more. Dr. Art McDonald won a Nobel Prize together with his Japanese partner […]

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Should You Quit Your Full-Time Job?

Is the gig economy right for you? When you’re working full-time in a position that isn’t your favorite, it can be tempting to take on a short-term contract job that pays more than what you’re currently making. The same thing applies to those who are fed up with the gig economy and want to try […]

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