• Job Satisfaction

    Job Satisfaction Factors: Culture — work environment, office space, coworkers, company values Salary — amount, paycheck every week/bi-weekly/monthly, direct deposit Benefits — flex spending accounts, health, dental, vision, vacation days, reimbursements, perks Location — commutes, cost-of-living, distance to/from home or friends Position — title, daily work, career goals, status The perfect job would have all

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  • Employee Review & Goals

    On January 21st I had my annual employee review at my company. To preface, I love my job. I won’t disclose what I do or where I work, but I love the company, my coworkers, and the variety of the projects. I work underneath two supervisors who I admire greatly. I have been with this

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  • Health Benefits

    The other day at our staff meeting our boss stood up and said that there were going to be some changes with our healthcare plan. Naturally, I assumed it would be a decrease on services or that the changes would only apply to those with spouses or children. Not the case. Apparently my company set

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  • I GOT A RAISE!

    This will be a short post because I’m actually at work (gasp!) but I just HAD to share the good news to my faithful readers: I got a raise!!! My coworker is leaving and thus I’ll be adding some of his work to my plate. My boss took me into her office, sang my praises

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  • Post Grad

    I went to the movies the other night and saw this poster: Immediately the title and that confused, adorable look of Alexis Bledel struck a cord with me. What do I do after graduation?! I felt the exact same way this time last year. I still feel that way sometimes. What is it about our

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  • My Greatest Ally

    In the game of saving money, dumping debt, and managing your cash flow, income is your greatest ally. You have to have money to manage it. My sister recently lost her job. She lives in expensive New York City and is struggling right now to find work and keep her head above water. I’ve been

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