July 2012 Bonus Issue - Page 13

How to Make More Money Doing What You Are Already Doing Many of us when trying to tackle our money problems look to making more money as the solution. The biggest problem with this is that we only have so much time and flexibility with our schedules. To me the real key is in making sure you are getting the most out of everything that you are already doing during your day. How? Ask yourself how can you make more with what you are already doing? If you have a job you could: • Further your education, studies show the more education you have the more you make. The nice part about even single day training sessions is that they add a skill for life. So instead of constantly working a part time job, you can spend those same hours one time to add to your resume. • Take on more responsibilities to show you could handle that promotion that comes with more money. • Find a job that lets you control a portion of your income, such as sales. • Ask for a raise. By Andrea Travillian Let’s Take A Break! 12 Most Critical Reasons Students Need A Clean Online Presence “We’re seeing more and more recruiters use the web as a place to search for talent and conduct employment background searches.” Dan Schawbel, Forbes.com 1. Admissions officers admit to reading post and tweets. 2. Anyone can see Pinterest pins. 3. Scholarship judges sometimes read your tweets and profile. 4. Facebook picture tagging might be a tad too revealing. 5. Your social media “friends” might not even be friendly. 6. Don’t post anything online that you wouldn’t want to see on the front page of the paper. 7. What would your Grandma say about your post? 8. The delete button is only two dimensional. 9. Your future employer is out there… somewhere. 10. What you say on social media sites should reflect the REAL you. 11. What you do now will pay off later. Get the entire article at 12most.com 12. Go Google yourself - use Google Alerts. For More Value Visit TheQuarterRoll.com The Quarter Roll July 2012 9