Rocky Mountain High: Jobs in the New Marijuana Economy

All those years of pot growing in your basement may not be a waste of time.  As demand for legal marijuana grows, legal growing jobs do too.  How would you like to legally grow pot for a living?  It’s not that far fetched anymore—this budding new economy has lots of jobs to offer, and lots of them pay very well.  Some people have made millions! So what kinds of new high-paying jobs are out there? Continue Reading

Interview Strategies: “Tell Me More About Yourself.”

“If you could be any emoji, which one would you choose?” “What would you say is your greatest weakness?” You’ll have to answer tough questions during an interview.  There’s no way around it, and you can’t predict exactly what you’ll be asked.  Try answering the following questions to help yourself prepare.  Give it a shot and see how you do, it might just help you land that job you need! Tell me a bit about Continue Reading

A Surprising Reason Why Men Get Hired Over Equally Qualified Women

Why do major corporations like HP have a disproportionate amount of men in management?  Is there a massive sexist conspiracy to hire only men for well-paying jobs? According to an internal report, there’s definitely not! According to the Hewlett-Packard internal report, women (on average) applied less for top positions, because they doubted their ability to meet the qualifications.  It’s a self-inflicted wound!  Men, on the other hand, tended to overestimate their ability to meet the qualifications.  Continue Reading

5 Questions You Need to Know How to Answer

We’ve all been there.  You spend hours preparing for the big interview.  You know all the names, the mission statement, and anything they could possibly ask.  Once inside, everything is going well, until you’re blindsided by a question you couldn’t anticipate.  Not knowing what to say, you stumble, thinking to yourself, “how could this happen?”  Don’t be set back like this again.  There’s a way you can prepare yourself for the unknown!  Here’s five questions Continue Reading

5 Ways to Build Your Career with YouTube

You don’t have to be a celebrity to earn a living on YouTube.  You don’t need tremendous talent or expensive equipment either.  Making money on YouTube may seem like an unattainable dream, but it’s actually quite possible with the right strategies.  Thousands of ordinary people make a living on YouTube, and you can join the ranks by following five simple tips.  Before we begin, just remember that YouTube is freely accessible to most of the Continue Reading

The Debt-Free Medical Career that Actually Helps Patients

Faking illness is a time-tested way to skip out on work or school.  For decades, workers and students alike have faked a cough and the sniffles, and gotten away with it.  What you’re about to read may be surprising, so brace yourselves:  You can get paid to fake illness.  That’s right; medical schools pay people to fake illness to help train doctors.  People hired for this position are called, ‘Standardized Patients,’ or ‘SP,’ and they Continue Reading

Toy Testing: The Awesome Career You Didn’t Know Existed!

Contrary to popular belief, toys aren’t only for kids. Believe it or not, there’s an industry out there that actually pays adults to play with toys! Before a new toy reaches the market, it needs to be thoroughly tested by qualified individuals. Hundreds of people work day-to-day in this industry and build satisfying careers from it.  It sounds awesome.  There’s a lot more to know about this super fun career field.  Keep reading to find Continue Reading

Cashier at McDonald’s

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics(BLS), more than 3.5 million Americans work as cashiers in the United States, in companies that range from convenience stores to gas stations to big box retailers to fast food restaurants, and the number of these type of jobs is expected to remain static over the next decade. Cashiers generally work eight to ten-hour shifts. They may work overnight shifts, as many of these businesses are open 24 hours Continue Reading

From Cashier to Store Manager

Back in 2009, Amanda Whitehurst was just a temp cashier in Walmart. By 2019, she was a manager of a Walmart supercenter in Crossett, Arkansas. At the time, she was just looking for anything. “If they hire me, it’ll be until I find a real job” Her supervisor at the time helped her balance work and her home life. She had two young kids, 8 and 10 and her assistant manager worked with her schedule Continue Reading