The Future of Work Has Arrived — Here’s How to Beat the Competition

The Future of Work Has Arrived — Here’s How to Beat the Competition

Between artificial intelligence, big data, machine learning, the Internet of Things and more, many of today’s most cutting-edge technological advances are iterating at a dizzying pace. Add to that fears of automation and an upcoming recession, and employees are facing serious pressure to stay relevant in an ever-changing work environment. But what exactly is on the horizon, and how can you prepare for it now?

Why I Skipped Spring Break and Made Money Instead

Why I Skipped Spring Break and Made Money Instead

Spring break conjures up images of beach parties in Cancun or Miami. But while traveling during spring break can be a great way to step back from the demands of college, it’s also important to ensure your plans don’t add financial stress to your life.

After all, the cost of college — and rates of student loan borrowing — are higher than ever, a situation that’s creating a burden for millions of Americans. Considering this reality, you might choose to use spring break to make money instead of spending it.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Given to Less Than 1% of Applicants, New Data Shows

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Given to Less Than 1% of Applicants, New Data Shows

One of the most important things for student loan borrowers to know about Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) is that almost no one receives it… at least so far.

As of late December, just 262 people had managed to get their student loans wiped away through PSLF out of a total of 38,460 applicants, according to reports citing Education Department data sent to Congress last week. This equates to an acceptance rate of less than 1%.

4 Growing Fields for Grads Who Don’t Know What They Want to Do With Their B.A.

4 Growing Fields for Grads Who Don’t Know What They Want to Do With Their B.A.

You’ve finished your final exams, walked across the stage, and are holding that shiny diploma for which you’ve worked so hard. Now what? I mean, after the Instagram and Snap stories.

Taking those first steps into the job market can be scary — but it can also be exciting. If you’re one of the few who know what you want to do when you started college and have earned a degree in that field, congratulations! If not, don’t worry. As few as 27 percent of college graduates work in their field of study after graduation, so if you’re still deciding on a direction or wondering “What’s next?,” you’re not alone.