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Getting a job can be a difficult task, especially if you're looking for a high paying job. There are tons of available tools that can help with your search. Learn about them in this section.

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How to Write an Acceptance Letter for a New Job

It's easy to spend hours at work without making direct contact with another living soul. When it comes to accepting the job offer in the first place, however, a personal touch goes a long way. Yes, that means snail mail.


The Happiest Workplaces Quiz

 The Happiest Workplaces Quiz

In the happiest workplaces, there's room for Kool-Aid sippers and worker drones. Quiz yourself on these awesome places to work at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Where to Live After Graduation

 Where to Live After Graduation

You've finally graduated, so what's next? First order of business: Where should you live? Check out our Where to Live After Graduation pictures. See more »

Infographic: Buy vs. Rent

 Infographic: Buy vs. Rent

You're a human. You need a house. Should you buy one or rent one? See more »

Buy vs. Lease

 Buy vs. Lease

You're buying your first car. Maybe it's your first ever. Should you buy it or lease it? See more »

Prepaid Phone vs. Contract Phone

 Prepaid Phone vs. Contract Phone

What is cheaper, pre-paid phones or contract phones? Keep reading to learn which phone option will save you money. See more »

Dine In vs. Eat Out

 Dine In vs. Eat Out

Should you dine in or eat out? Check out this graphic to learn which option is more cost effective. See more »

Credit vs. Debit

 Credit vs. Debit

What are the differences between cred and debit cards? Check out this graphic to learn which card is best for you. See more »

10 Things to Leave Off Your Résumé

 10 Things to Leave Off Your Résumé

Do you know what belongs on your résumé and what you ought to leave out? Learn about 10 things you should leave off your résumé at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Is Your Paycheck Worth Your Sanity?

 Is Your Paycheck Worth Your Sanity?

Think you've found the perfect job? Are you sure about that? Take this quiz about whether or not you know how to spot the wrong job. See more »

HR Fail! You said what at your job interview?

 HR Fail! You said what at your job interview?

Do you know what to say and what not to say in a job interview? Take this quiz to see if you can get the job. See more »