This Map Shows Exactly What Your State Pays Unemployed Workers

Depending on which unemployment program you’re on and where you live, you can expect about $490 to $800 per week from jobless benefits, according to a new analysis of unemployment benefits data conducted by The Penny Hoarder. That won’t change…

How to Make a Career Change After Years at the Same Job

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in December 2018. After 10 years in human resources at a nonprofit, Laura Niebauer Palmer figured she wouldn’t have any problem finding a new HR job when she and her husband moved from…

Women in Tech: Get Hired Jan. 28 at This Free Virtual Job Fair

You’ve already broken the mold. You’re a woman in a career field often thought of as a boys’ club. All that’s left is to land a first-rate job at one of the nation’s largest companies. Fairygodboss is giving you the…

Unemployment Benefits Explained: Terms, Definitions and More

Since the start of the pandemic, mass unemployment has rocked the nation. To help mitigate the damage, two economic stimulus packages allotted unprecedented sums of money to create new benefits programs that assist people who are out of work. Millions…

5 Online Learning Platforms to Help Bolster your Resume

Being a lifelong learner is one of the best ways to stay engaged in your job, whatever field you’re in. There are a lot of ways to exemplify curiosity and a penchant for learning new skills: meeting regularly with your…

More Unemployment Benefits Coming: What’s in the Second Stimulus Deal

Just as approximately 14 million jobless Americans were to see their unemployment benefits expire, Congress passed a $900 billion economic stimulus package that extends unemployment programs by 11 weeks and boosts weekly payments. After suggesting the new deal did not…

Earn Online Certifications and Advance Your Career with MOOCs

The acronym kind of sounds like the name of your aunt’s old dachshund, but MOOCs (massive open online courses) are having a huge impact on continuous learning. Right now, you can register for a course in computer science from Princeton…

Learn How to Choose a Career With These 4 Easy Steps

Choosing a career, at any stage in life, has its challenges. Perhaps you’ve got a fancy new bachelor’s degree (congratulations!) and have no idea where to begin. Or maybe you’re looking for a change of pace, and you need help…

Long-Term Unemployment: What It Is — And Strategies to Overcome

Losing a job is tough no matter what. Add a pandemic into the mix, and now millions of Americans are out of work for months at a time, creating a surge in long-term unemployment. For most out-of-work folks, it’s taking…