Nathan Brunner

I am a mathematician, and I care about employment opportunities for everyone. Since all employment sites promote the same high-marketing budget jobs, some candidates end up applying to hundreds of jobs before getting a positive reply. To solve this, I have built a search engine (salarship.com) where less-skilled candidates can find accessible employment opportunities. Through my other venture (hireatscale.com) I also help gig economy companies hire on-demand workers at scale for jobs such as babysitting, dog walking, delivery driving, tutoring, etc.

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Should I Staple or Paperclip My Resume for a Job Fair?

We are in an age where employers primarily vet job applicants online. Because of this, candidates may be unfamiliar with submitting paper resumes. Job fairs are one scenario where hopeful candidates will need a paper resume. You should paperclip your resume if it is longer than one page rather than stapling it. If your resume …

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How Do Bodybuilders Make Money?

It is no surprise that bodybuilding requires a great deal of dedication, time, and money. With so much effort put in at the gym and following a strict yet high-quality diet, how do bodybuilders make money to support their lifestyles?  Bodybuilders make money in a broad array of work like modeling, fitness blogging, personal training, …

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Can You Legally Get Fired for Joining a Union?

When you’re an at-will employee, your employer can terminate your work whenever they want, for substantial or non-substantial reasons. But joining a union gives you an advocate to protect your rights in case of unjust or unfair treatment. Does your employer have the legal right to fire you for unionizing? According to the law, you …

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Job Interview Answer: “What Is Your Favorite Food and Why”

We all know how frustrating and nerve-racking job interviews can be. On top of that, there are some seemingly odd questions, like: “What’s your favorite food and why?”. How should we answer this question? The question “What’s your favorite food and why” in a job interview is there to reveal something personal about you and …

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Is It Unprofessional to Send Work Emails Late at Night?

It happens to all of us – you get home and remember you had to send an important email. But preparing dinner and catching up with family eats up your time, and soon you realize it’s almost midnight. After composing the email, you pause and wonder, is it wrong to send work emails late at …

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8 Reasons to Avoid Companies That Pose as Family

The warm and fuzzy feelings associated with being part of a family can quickly turn into resentment when the relationship between coworkers becomes too close for comfort—especially when it comes at the expense of professionalism.  A company that poses as a family may use manipulation, guilt, and loose boundaries, which is why they may need …

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Should I Accept a Counteroffer From My Current Employer?

Looking for new work is stressful enough without the counteroffer curveball that your current employer just threw at you. They’ve offered you a pay wage better than your new employer—should you accept it or continue progressing towards that unique career opportunity?  It is not recommended to accept a counteroffer from your current employer if you …

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How to Respond to a Second Interview Email [With Samples]

First interviews can be extremely nerve-wracking, but perhaps it can even seem more daunting to head back for the second round of interviews. If you were asked back in the first place, you should rest assured that you did a good job on the first interview and can definitely do so again. To maximize your …

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5 Ways Teachers Can Get Fired by Their Own Students

A teacher’s job is a deeply rewarding yet challenging experience, with new and bigger hurdles appearing with changes in culture and society. Once seen as unchallenged pillars of society, more and more teachers are now seeing their authority challenged or–worse–getting fired, by their own students.   Some of the most common reasons why a teacher can …

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When Is It Appropriate to Send a Handwritten Resume?

A resume is a requirement in a job application. They are always submitted in print or a digital copy using word processing software to input all the applicant’s relevant information. But an applicant may think submitting a handwritten resume is uncommon and may wonder if sending one is appropriate.  It is appropriate to send a …

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