Didn’t think you could afford to go back to school? Find out if your job will allow for tuition reimbursement to help you further your education. Not only will you show your employer you’re trying to increase your value to the company, but you’ll be setting yourself up with classes, extra training and certifications to be an even hotter commodity when that new opportunity rolls around.
QUICKTIP: Convince your employer to reimburse at least a percentage of your schooling. Read “The Career Coward’s Guide to Career Advancement” by Katy Piotrowski, suggests Singletary.