You know that in order to apply for jobs, you need a few basic things: resume, cover letter, references, and some luck. But these aren't the only potential tools in your arsenal. Some jobs require other items in applications, like a portfolio, writing or coding samples, or links, and you probably know whether or not jobs in your field typically have requirements like these. But there are more tools available than just the necessary ones. Check out this infographic for ideas on aspects to add to your job search for maximum results and opportunities.
Being your own boss often means working from wherever you want, setting your own hours, taking random days off, and making all the decisions without needing permission from a higher-up. But while self-employment might be the dream for many people, very few are living it.
Whether you’re a student or a young professional starting out in your new career, you’ve no doubt experienced some of the ups and downs that are often associated with reaching your goals. Hitting a low point can cause even the best of us to lose our motivation, or worse yet, throw in the towel all together.
The cost of attending three years of law school can be a significant financial commitment, and crushing student loan debt is often an unfortunate byproduct. From 1985 to 2019—after adjusting for inflation—the cost of attending a private law school increased 276%, and the cost of going to a public school was 592% higher.