Iceland has become a model for more than just a spectacular education system. On January 1, 2018, it became illegal for men to receive more pay than women in roles for which women were equally qualified. Yes, you read correctly. It became illegal. This makes Iceland the first country in the world to make this bold move, a…



Retirement for a military servicemember differs in significant ways from the typical concept as understood by the average civilian. Most civilians facing retirement are at the end of their working life and contemplating how they will spend their newfound leisure time. Most servicemembers, however, are instead planning to embark on an entirely new career. If…



Finding the right career is one of the most difficult life decisions. Popular media encourages us to pursue our passions and find a career that ignites the fire within. Sounds great right? Who wouldn’t want to get paid to do what they love every day of their lives? The reality is, however, that some passions…



The Department of Defense’s (DOD’s) mandate is to protect the United States’ national resources. A plethora of careers exists with the department that covers a wide range of skills and interests. This makes it difficult to truly identify the best careers. Essentially, the best careers depend on the branch of the department in which you work.…



One of the most frequent causes of a volatile workplace is a toxic boss overseeing a team or department. A study revealed that 64% of employees in the US work for a toxic boss—someone that lacks the proper skills to become an effective leader and manager. What makes this alarming—and challenging—is that there are so many…



Career change is often times one of the most difficult decisions. As youngsters, we get so caught up in the excitement of preparing for college that we may not have carefully thought through the career that would really be a good fit for our passions and interests. On the flip side, we may have worked…



A job change has been a buzzword since the recession hit across the world. There is a good number of people who believe a change is as good as a rest while others differ. However, it reaches a point in life when changing a job is the best if not the only option. Today, we…



People often interchange the terms “networking” and “relationship building,” especially when talking about business connections. As a result, many get the impression that they are the same thing. At the same time, many wonder if there’s any difference at all between the two. Similarities and differences between Networking and Relationship Building That appears to be…