Always Follow Up an Application with a Phone Call

By |August 6th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

In the last few weeks my fiancee Tag has started looking to start up her career again. She spent a few years working to get into nursing school, and then one semester in the program before realizing it wasn't for her. She's looking to re-enter the job market and sent out her first application last week. She found a job

You Can Earn Money Off Your Hobby

By |January 30th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

While the rest of the world was out partying and hanging out with friends last Friday night, I was building a wordpress website. Sounds pretty lame right? Well maybe it sounds less boring when I mention that I was getting paid very well to do it. Thanks to all the Wordpress and web development experience I have gotten from running

What’s the Best Job You’ve Ever Had?

By |September 28th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , |

I have one very simple question, and I hope each one of you decides to answer it in the comments. The question: What is the best job you've ever had? I want to clarify the question. I'm not asking about the best position you've ever had. I think most positions have many aspects, including things people hate, things people tolerate,

Why I Wouldn’t Hire a Long Term Unemployed Person

By |July 19th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics|Tags: , , , |

I got an email from a perturbed reader. Actually he wasn't a reader of Thousandaire, just a reader of one of the sites I comment on. This was an interesting email, so I want to share it, as well as my response, with all of you. In fact, I've been getting more and more reader emails recently, and I usually

What To Do When You Hate Your Job

By |July 18th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

Last night I was getting ready to start my Monday blog and I got caught up tweeting a friend of mine who had left a deliciously inviting tweet in cyberspace for a personal finance blogger. Ivanka Trump: anyone out there hiring?! This is not the famous Ivanka Trump, but a personal friend of mine who tweets anonymously. She's not a

Want a Job? Get an Engineering Degree

By |June 16th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

If you listen to conservative talk radio or read conservative opinion blogs, you probably saw a lot of criticism directed towards President Obama yesterday for blaming the high unemployment rate on technological advances in business. Here is the quote from Mr. Obama that was widely reported by conservative slanted media. The other thing that happened though, this goes to the