Great Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree at Advance Financial

There is a shift happening in the workforce. People are finding that they can begin a great career right out of high school. No college degree needed. It makes sense on a few levels. Tuition costs thousands upon thousands of dollars, even after scholarships. People go to college only to get a job in a completely different field. Experienced employees [...]

2020-02-26T09:13:11-06:00February 27th, 2020|

How to Break Into a New Career Field

If you’re daydreaming about changing your career, why only let it be a dream? There are plenty of reasons to consider breaking into a new career field. Maybe you are looking for more money. Maybe your life has changed from when you first started working and your job doesn’t feel right anymore. So what do you do? Consider breaking into [...]

2020-02-17T08:54:56-06:00February 20th, 2020|

Tips to Stay Productive All Winter Long

With shorter days and colder temperatures keeping us indoors, the winter months can make it tough to stay motivated. But it doesn’t have to be that way! In fact, these few months are a good time to change up your routine, set some goals and take the time to focus on your health. Here are some tips to stay motivated [...]

2020-02-05T09:53:03-06:00February 6th, 2020|

Get Dressed for Success

Tips for being your best-dressed self at work Many experts say that putting in that extra effort can make you happier and more productive at work. Having pride in your appearance has a positive effect on both your work as well as your relationships with both colleagues and customers. At Advance Financial, we believe this holds true. If you look [...]

2020-01-23T09:27:36-06:00January 24th, 2020|

How To Set New Year Career Goals

As 2019 winds down you might find yourself starting to think about goals you want to achieve in the new year. While many of these may be personal goals, it’s important to think about professional goals too. Where do you want to be in your career path? The new year is a good time to think about this question, set [...]

2019-12-26T13:06:18-06:00December 26th, 2019|

What Not to Post on Social Media While Job Searching

We’ve all heard it before: once you post something online, it’s there forever. You might be wondering, do companies really look at social media? Nowadays, employers are more likely than ever to look up job applicants' social media profiles. According to CareerBuilder.com, 60 percent of employers report using social media to find out more about candidates. Not only can posting [...]

2019-12-04T09:38:51-06:00December 9th, 2019|

Five Words You Should Avoid During a Job Interview

In an interview, you have a short time and a few words to make a good impression. One of the most popular prompts from interviewers is, "Tell me about yourself." So, how do you make sure to get it right? While there is no correct answer, here are five words you should try to avoid when describing yourself during a [...]

2019-11-21T15:45:43-06:00December 2nd, 2019|