Terri Williams

Terri Williams

Business/education/lifestyle writer

Terri has an extensive and versatile writing portfolio. Her clients include USA Today, Yahoo!, U.S. News & World Report, Investopedia, Robert Half, The San Francisco Chronicle, and GoodCall.

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Investopedia: Not the Valedictorian? You Can Still Find a College Scholarship

Let’s face it: you were not the high school valedictorian, and you may not have . . .

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USA TODAY: NASA's Future in Space

Two-time astronaut Leland Melvin explains the importance of higher education in the continuing success of space exploration . . .

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GoodCall: Verbal Communication Is the Most Important Skill According to Employers

While intellect and academic achievement are obviously important traits in a job candidate . . .

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Yahoo: The 5 Best Degrees for Job Offers

Earning a college degree takes time, effort, and money, so it might help to know which majors . . .

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Investopedia: 4 Things You Should Never Reveal During a Job Interview

A job interview is your opportunity to shine by bringing the information on your resume . . .

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Robert Half: 3 E's to Excellence on the CPA Career Path

If you'd like your career path to lead to an accountant’s office, becoming a certified public . . .

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2/3 of Managers Need Guidance on How to Coach Employees

Organizations that engage their employees are four times less likely to lose workers . . .

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Finance and Accounting Majors Lack Big Data Analysis Skills ...

Compiling financial data is one thing, but the ability to leverage that data is a relatively new skill that many new . . .

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Breakout Career: Recent Study Shows that Data Scientists Could ...

According to the second annual Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists . . .

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The San Francisco Chronicle: Can I Buy a Home With Less Than a Two-Year Work History?

Although the Uniform Residential Loan Application requires that a loan applicant complete a two-year period of employment . . .

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USA TODAY: High Water-How the Army Corps of Engineers Handles . . .

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provides the first line of defense against dangerous flooding.

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Should You Penalize an Applicant for Job Hopping?

Job-hopping – moving from one job to another every few years – used to be a sign of instability . . .

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The Richest: 10 Of The Most Ridiculous Reasons For Calling In Sick

Calling in sick – it’s always a sticky situation. Aside from documents verifying . . .

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Yahoo: Low-Key Jobs With High Wages

Fast-talking lawyer. Brash CEO. Virtuoso surgeon. While many high-paying jobs may seem flashy, you don't necessarily . . .

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The San Francisco Chronicle: How to Increase the Resale Value of Your Home

While adding a hot tub or building a floor-to-ceiling aquarium may make your house the perfect home for you . . .