Employment Tips

Wrapping Up The Year -- Annemarie Segaric
In order to get ready for a fantastic New Year, take some time before the clock turns on December 31st to take stock of the past year and think about what you want next year to look like. Grab a ...

Surviving An Unhealthy Work Environment -- Annemarie Segaric
Dealing with a negative work environment can be draining if not debilitating. Working for a toxic boss, being surrounded by negative coworkers, expected to do more than humanly possible day in and ...

Do You Have To Go Back To School To Change Careers? -- Annemarie Segaric
I get asked during every one of my seminars, "Should I go back to school if I'm thinking of changing careers?" And my answer is... it depends. Are you considering school because you're not ...

Changing Careers During The Holidays -- Annemarie Segaric
We're getting into the busy holiday season and the time of year when you'll hear people say it's hard to find a job or change careers. Is it really true? Yes... and no. Yes, it's a ...

How To Stop Being So Afraid Of Changing Careers -- Annemarie Segaric
Trick or treat! We're pretty good at playing tricks on ourselves aren't we? Many of you have tricked yourself into thinking that being afraid of changing careers means you shouldn't go ...

If You Want To Change Careers, Follow These 5 Steps -- Annemarie Segaric
I'm a die-hard believer in the notion that you can love your job, make all the money you want, and simultaneously think about how crazy it is that you actually get paid to be happy. I promote, ...

Changing Careers Is Like Running A Marathon But Less Sweaty -- Annemarie Segaric
Have you ever watched a marathon and thought, "How do these people do it?" To anyone who has never run before, it seems impossible if not crazy. But each year, more and more people are taking up the ...

Stop Feeling Bad About Not Changing Careers Yet -- Annemarie Segaric
I once wrote down all the things I was telling myself throughout the day-- the random thoughts, criticisms, concerns. It was amazing! I never realized how harsh I was to myself. I have my career ...

How To Manage The Doubters And The Naysayers When Changing Careers -- Annemarie Segaric
Career changes-or really any big change for that matter-involve a measure of fear and doubt. This is normal. What is also normal is for a career change to attract critics to us like a magnet. UGH! ...

3 Ways To Stay Motivated When Life Gets In The Way Of Your Career Change -- Annemarie Segaric
It's happened to me. I set the most sincere intention to accomplish a project-update my website, develop a new seminar, or work on my new career change product (actually coming soon!)-and life ...

Drop Your Bad Attitude To Get Out Of Your Rut -- Annemarie Segaric
I've heard it all..."I should have figured this out by now!" "Now is not really a good time for me to change careers. I should have done it before I bought the house/had kids/took this job/turned ...

Re: Photography Jobs: Do You Have a Future in Photography? -- David Mann
What are ways to start my photograhy career while working as an ESL instructor in South Korea?
Re: Photography Jobs: Do You Have a Future in Photography? -- Mark
Get a good camera, start your own website and contact publishers, maybe sending some marked sample pics. Good luck. M

I Hate My Job! Deciding if the Time is Right for You to Quit -- Sandy Curtis
If you've been finding yourself saying "I hate my job!" more often, perhaps it is time to re-evaluate your life and consider whether or not you should stay at a job you hate. Before quitting a ...

Top 5 Reasons to Quit a Job -- Sandy Curtis
Quitting a job is not something you should take lightly and it is always smart to have a plan in place when you quit. However, sometimes a job just becomes unbearable and it is not worth staying with ...

What Would Happen If You Lost Your Job Tomorrow? -- Maren Cruickshank
Had not thought about that in a while huh. Right now you are feeling safe and secured because you are expecting your check to arrive as usual. It is a wonderful thing until one day you show up at ...

When Is It Time To Quit Your Job And Go Freelance? -- Eden Paul
Ready to go freelance? How do you know when the writing is on the wall and it is time to find a new job…this time for yourself? 1. You dread every Monday. You enjoy a great weekend and the whole ...

3 Tips To Help The Over 40's Get Back Into Work -- Michael Soliatis
There’s nothing worse than being out of work and, if you’re over 40, the impact can be greater especially if you encounter prospective employers who tend to overlook you in preference to younger ...

Transition Your Position -- Derrick Hayes
How did I get here? Why do I do the things I do? These are two important questions that we sometimes never look into. Are you a freshman that will next year be a sophomore or a senior getting ready ...

Career Development - 10 Savvy Ways to Make Yourself Indispensable -- John Groth
Like your job? Working for a good organization? If the answer to both is yes, maybe you should consider making yourself indispensable. In truth is no one is truly indispensable, but for career growth ...

Exploring Career Opportunities in Executive Management -- Fei Lim
Many individuals strive to achieve a career in executive management. When an individual is in a management position that is considered "executive", it normally indicates the very top of the ...

Thinking Of A New Career -- James Copper
When we think of career change we generally think of deciding that wed like to do something different with our lives and making that move to that new career. Often, however, it doesnt really work ...

Career Choices - Keep Your Powder Dry -- John Groth
Anywhere you look, it is apparent there is a wide and deep selection of choices of a career. Whether it's a hands on position in construction or sitting behind the desk working on a computer, ...

Conflicts In The Office: Tips For Getting Along With Your Co-workers -- Mish Su
Ever since I joined the company two years ago. I noticed that I wasn't really that welcome in the department, at least, as far as some of my co-workers were concerned. There was a small group of ...

How You Can Earn An Income And Travel Or Live Overseas -- Rhiannon Williamson
Does the thought of just being able to get on a plane and go somewhere - anywhere - appeal to you? Do you have the travel bug, or are you perhaps actually dreaming of taking flight and settling down ...

Powerful Career Questions To Get You Moving -- Jenny Littlejohn
What do you do when you don't know what to do? Many people ask me, "but how can you help me if I don't know what I want to do". Well, the answers are in the questions! Somewhere deep inside, ...

How to Make a Career Move -- Greg Heslin
Nowadays there are thousands of individuals who are stuck in a job in which they are over qualified and under paid. These people are spending their prime building a career they are unhappy in and ...

4 Steps to Uncovering the Perfect Career -- Todd Goldfarb
All of us have been programmed since the time we were little people to have certain expectations and aspirations about our careers. Our culture entrains us to desire money, fame, beauty, status and ...

Career Drags - Lose Some Wait -- Laurie A. Sheppard
Are you waiting too long to get your career in gear? Do you know what’s delaying you? Get to the source to speed up your desired career changes so you can move ahead. Here's how… Take a look ...

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for a Job -- Kalandra Robinson
There is much more that comes with applying for a job than simply submitting a Cover Letter and a Résumé. Here are 5 of biggest mistakes employers have found when selecting potential candidates: ...

The Quick Ways to Be the Best Employee of the Month -- David W Richards
Being the best employee is not simply because of your working performance, but also your attitude and character. By using some acting tips used by actors in the theater, you can soon be the best ...

Landing Your Dream Job - You Need A Step-By-Step Approach -- Martin Haworth
You sit at the same desk, day in and day out, doing the same tasks and thinking to yourself, “I hate my job. I wish I could do something I really love.” Or, perhaps you are still in school and ...

Unemployed And Over 40 Now What -- Kevin J Thompson
You have worked all of your life since high school, have a good work ethic and never called in sick to work. One day you are let go from your job, now what. The first thing to consider is your ...

Work At Home Jobs Rule! Do You Qualify? -- Paul Bowley
New work at home jobs trend can make a huge difference in your career advancement. Staying on top of the latest work at home job trends can mean a faster and more lucrative career move. For example, ...

Do You Have What It Takes To Start Up A Small Business? -- Deanna Mascle
If you are thinking about your own small business startup then you know your mind is overflowing with questions about business plans, business ideas, startup costs, and startup funding. Then there ...

A Positive Route to Productive Employee Behavior -- Sue E. Thomas
“How can I get the most from my employees?” This is a universal question that I hear a lot. Business leaders don’t necessarily know how to motivate their employees to be their most productive ...

Spreading Best Practices - Get It Done, or Get It Right? -- Will Kenny
When you discover a great new idea for your organization -- a faster process, a better method, something that leads to higher quality products, enhanced customer service, or lower costs -- you ...

Change Versus Improve - Two Sides of the Same Coin -- Hans Bool
Always a good question to ask when dealing with a possible change is: Why? Why don’t we improve instead? We can not. “Well, we have tried this for the last month or years, but the performance is ...

The Biggest Challenge To Change - The Status Quo -- Andrew Cox
Creating change, accepting change, making change work, being rewarded by change - all are resisted by that condition called the Status Quo. And most of the time we don't even realize it. A story ...

You Can't Tell Folks To Change, Period -- Peter Vajda, Ph.D
"Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand." Chinese proverb What's the most common process for introducing change in our organizations? Right. ...

Employee Motivation -- Darren Williger
Employees are also known as the internal customer of an organization. If they are satisfied and enjoy their work environment then your organizations growth will be phenomenal. The problem is that ...

Re: The Boss from Hell: Quick to Criticize, Slow to Praise -- P
What if you've repeatedly employed all these techniques but your boss lacks self awareness and still refuses to value the 99% you do do right!!!! GRRRR!

Recruiting and Executive Headhunting -- Budda Oliver
Executive recruiting refers to the process in which a third-party recruiter researches and employs qualified individuals for their client businesses. The recruiter acts as an independent contact ...

How to Find A Job Online? -- Ross Josephs
The Internet offers a range of information on job vacancies. All you have to do is post your resume on the job sites and sit back to get interview calls from employers. The biggest advantage is that ...

How To Overcome A Lack Of Motivation At Work -- Lyndsay Swinton
It happens to all of us at some stage – there is a particular task to be done at work and you just can’t motivate yourself to do it. This procrastination or downright disinterest can lead to ...

Why Is It So Difficult To Find The Right People? -- Sital Ruparelia
Regardless of which business sector you are in, it has become increasingly difficult for businesses to recruit the right people in recent years. The reason for this lies in the dramatic change in the ...

Stop Looking for a J.O.B. and Start Selling Yourself -- Melani Ward
If you want to have a satisfying career and find the J.O.B. that makes you happy, you have to start thinking of yourself as the CEO of your own company. I feel like I say it a lot but I can't ...

Greed Is Good, Greed Works - For Your Career Development -- Chris Makell
If you’ve been in the workforce for the last 10 years, you’ve seen more scandal, mergers & acquisition, entirely new industries created, less loyalty – for employers and employees and more ...

Put Your Best Face Forward -- Jennifer Kushell
Anonymity use to be one of the Internet’s biggest draws: You could hide behind screen names, solicit advice, voice opinions and research topics you didn’t feel comfortable asking from a librarian ...

A Guide to Finding The Right Job For You -- Jayjay Smith
We all suffer a degree of anxiety about our professional lives. Seriously, can you think of anything more stress inducing than the subject of your career? There's so much to worry about – are ...

10 Time Efficient and Cost Effective Ways To Develop Yourself -- Duncan Brodie
In the fast moving and every changing world of business, continuing to develop yourself is extremely important. For many people it is way down the priority order. Lack of time is often one of the key ...

When Moms Return to the Workforce -- Carla Vaughan
If you have ever had an extended period of time away from working, then returning to the workforce can be a daunting prospect. Whether you took time off to have a baby, or looked after an ill ...

How to Write Your Resignation Letter and Resign With Style -- Peter Fisher
When you are ready to resign, why not do it with style. You don't have to just cover the minimum you are required to under the terms of your contract when you write a resignation letter, you can ...

Job Pitfalls to Avoid -- James Kronefield
When people have a goal in mind or want to find something, there’s one simple process that needs to be carried out - that of actively going after or searching for that prize. The search for a great ...

Career Choice For High Earners -- Denise Taylor
A recent survey of 2,500 lawyers has found that despite their high pay there is widespread unhappiness at the poor work-life balance and 1 in 4 lawyers want to leave the profession because of stress. ...

Learn How You Can Avoid Procrastination and Grow Your Career -- Michael Harrison
It appears procrastination is the reason many job seekers never make a career change. According to some recent research more than 60% of us would rather we had another job although only 5% do ...

Experiential Rewards: Go For The Money Or The Memory? -- Paul Brewer
A group of employees from a not-for-profit organization in Port Moody, BC recently found themselves suspended 30 metres above a whitewater river between Blackcomb and Whistler mountains. They ...

The Hated Job -- Arem Brady
Do you get up most mornings excited about going to work at your job? Or do you start your average day wondering how you got stuck in this rut anyway? If you said yes to the first question, that's ...

Who Gets Hired - Best Qualified or Most Liked -- Jeff Garton
My entire career has been devoted to gaining a deeper understanding of employment, and having worked for and with some of the best corporations in the world, I’ve benefited from all types of ...

Choosing Your Career Isn't A Life Sentence -- Mary Gormandy White
Choosing a career is one of the most important things that you can do. You are going to spend a large portion of your waking hours engaged in the pursuit of an income, so you may as well choose a ...

Is Your Job Killing You? Read on to Decide -- Michael A. Fleischner
Feel like you're always under the gun at work? Are you the "yes man" who is always told what to do but has no authority to make decisions or delegate? Is your boss a living, breathing nightmare ...

Career- How To Do Your Career Analysis? -- CD Mohatta
We all must do analysis of vital factors that shape our work life. Let us do a quick analysis of your career and find out if major changes are needed. Burnout- Chronic stress over a period of time ...

Sculpt A Career As An Artisit -- Mary Hart
Artists create art to communicate ideas, thoughts, or feelings. They use a variety of methods - painting, sculpting, or illustration - and an assortment of materials, including oils, watercolors, ...

How Career Ambitions Can Be Achieved -- Peter Fisher
Are your career ambitions to be in a job that provides you with a sense of security, challenges you and ultimately makes you happy? But closely linked to the education one gets, the environment one ...

Dream Job - A Reality Check -- Nayna Chakrabarty
In life the quest for the perfect career is a challenging experience. This is a dream almost all of us have in common. To quantify this success, we need to have clarity of thought and persistence in ...

Advice on Picking and Developing a Career -- J Stone
Have you wondered why it seems some people are so successful in their career and others are not? This is true, since most people who are unsuccessful in their career give up their hopes and dreams. ...

Learn to Invent and Reinvent Your Future -- Michael Croix
Why Invent? Because you can. The United States is the country with the most innovation, the largest consumer market, and the most inventor-friendly patent laws in the world. Because of these patent ...

How To Improve Your Chances Of Getting Work As A Model -- Tania Machowska
The most important thing to remember when trying to get modelling jobs is to be persistent. Unless you are a supermodel jobs will not come to you, you must go out and look for them. Approach as many ...

Recruiting And Hiring Young Workers - Six Steps for Success -- Erica Metzger
Young adults these days are not just worried about hiring for a degree-related job post graduation; they are increasingly concerned with field-related summer and semester internships. Interestingly ...

Teaching In International Schools - The Basic Questions -- Wade Robins
Anyone who has thought about teaching abroad as a way to see the world while both acting as an ambassador for this or her own culture and learning the culture of another country first-hand has ...

Are You Living Your Passion -- Patricia Drain
As I interviewed thousands of people over a 20 year period at the Executive Recruiting Firm I owned in Phoenix AZ, I discovered that the majority of people are NOT living their passion. Instead they ...

Some Things I've Learned Since Losing My Job -- Jeff Kay
One day in late February my cell phone rang, and it was my boss's boss. He and I never really, you know, saw eye to eye. In fact, when he became my boss's boss, I felt a twinge of panic. ...

7 Tips to Speed Your Long-Distance Job Search -- Michelle Dumas
Tip #1: Looking for work can be difficult. Looking for work long-distance is even tougher! Fortunately, the Internet makes long-distance job searching easier than it has ever been before. Using a job ...

The 4 Secret Skill Sets To Career Advancement And Not Losing Your Job! -- James Glossinger, MBA, PhD
I remember it well, my first job. I walked in all fired up to get to work and then it happened. I just got stuck in a rut. I did not feel like I was moving forward and I did not feel like I was part ...

How to Decide Which Job Offer is Right For You -- Kathy Swann
Congratulations! You’ve been actively searching for a job, and now you have three offers on the table. Which job offer is right for you at this time in your career, and which job will be the best ...

How to Guarntee a Job After College -- Justin Driscoll
Over the years I have heard the frustrations from students about the lack of knowledge when it comes to choosing a job or career after college. They know they should have some type of idea but from ...

When Your Job Gets On Your Nerves, Take a Deep Breath and Consider Your Options -- Carolyn McFann
Face it, sometimes work really can get on your nerves. We're only human, and we all have good and bad days. Don't impulsively give up on your job, chances are it is just a nagging case of job ...

What Makes You Suitable For The Job? -- Marian Alba
Choosing a job is easy but will the job be choosing you? That's what makes job searching difficult because you may find a job that wouldn't be hiring you... Nowadays employment companies are ...

Tips on Getting a Job After Graduation -- Paul Selibio
Because searching for your dream job after you have graduated can be overwhelming, here are guidelines on where to look: WHERE (1) Research.¬ After graduation, take the time to investigate industry ...

Parents! Ready to go Back to Work? -- Dale Robert
So you have taken the past 5 years off of work to raise your child and now you are ready to return to the workforce. Now what?! It's a competitive market out there and having a 5 year gap ...

Ready To Work At Home? -- Ales Orlic
If you are ready to work at home, the first step is to not to quit your current job yet. Unless you don't have a job, and then you are ready to begin. Many people would love to find the perfect ...

Enjoying The Freedom: Job Tips For Temporary Employment -- Will Robins
There are literally thousands of opportunities out there for individuals seeking employment today. The job market appears to be extremely narrow at a first glance but that is because more and more ...

What You Need to Know About Dreams that Stalk You - How They Can Lead You to Your Best Career Change -- Leanna Fredrich
Donna has been telling people for years that she wants to start her own business. She has dreamed about it since she was in high school but instead of taking steps towards following her dream, she ...

How to Overcome Looking Young at Work -- Angelique Caffrey
Looking ten years younger is flattering when you're fifty, but it's downright challenging when you're twenty-five. Trying to move up the corporate ladder when you look like a high school ...

10 Steps to Authenticity at Work -- Melani Ward
Happiness is the state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values. - Ayn Rand How many people do you know go to work and become someone they do not want to be? Either ...

Are you Pro-Active in You Search for A New Job? Or Do You Just Think You Are? -- Judi Perkins
You know who you are. You hate your job. Every week you whine and moan to a few select co-workers, your spouse, or your friends. You’ve been working there for years and you’ve been whining for ...

Changing Careers – Ultimate Tips For Success -- Heather Eagar
Are you thinking about changing your career? Are you worried about how difficult the transition is going to be? Then you are not alone. Many people go through similar anticipation when thinking about ...

Enjoying The Freedom: Job Tips For Temporary Employment -- Will Robins
There are literally thousands of opportunities out there for individuals seeking employment today. The job market appears to be extremely narrow at a first glance but that is because more and more ...

Motivation And Your Career -- Chris Burrows
Career motivation is a great thing to have and if you do not have it, you should work on getting it. You need motivation to get what you want in life and to have the best career that you can have. If ...

How to Survive a Job Loss -- Michael A. Fleischner
Fired, canned, laid off, let go. Whatever you want to call it, it could happen. Sometimes, people see it coming. Other times, they're caught completely off guard. Either way, the process of ...

Changing Careers – Ultimate Tips For Success -- Heather Eagar
Are you thinking about changing your career? Are you worried about how difficult the transition is going to be? Then you are not alone. Many people go through similar anticipation when thinking about ...

New Grads Don't Have to Settle for Bad Jobs! -- Robin Ogden
There is still time for those who will graduate this spring to prepare themselves to find and get a good job. New College graduates face unique challenges and opportunities when it comes to getting ...

Recognizing When It's Time to Move On -- Michael A. Fleischner
Changing jobs ranks as one of the most stressful life events that people go through, and most of us will change jobs four to seven times during our lives. So, even if you've been down this road ...

How Can I Strengthen My Upper Body -- George Lockett
When changing from a desk job to a more physical kind of work, where you need upper body strength, I would recommend Daily Yoga Stretches, as this builds flexibility and tone. There is a good set of ...

Marketing Yourself In An Indifferent World -- Joe Love
You are a business. You are the president of your own personal services corporation. If a business is going to grow and prosper it must market itself, and you are no different. We are living today in ...

What If "IT" Was Taken Away From You Today? -- Gary Waters
What would you do if "IT" went away today? What is "IT?" The "IT" I am referring to is your career. You get up every morning excited, looking forward to the challenges and opportunities the day will ...

Has Hiring Really "eVolved" -- Carol Albert
Video Killed the Radio Star – Computers and Technology Killed HR MTV hit the airwaves and changed everything. The same goes for the World Wide Web. However, the ripple effect of technology and mass ...

A Dozen Tips for Staying Motivated in Your Job Search -- Sandy Marcus
1. Recognize your motivational enemies in a job search. They are: constant rejection, constant failure, and lack of control. Don’t let them make you inactive and lacking in confidence. 2. Look ...

Career Decisions - Charting Your Own Destiny -- Heather Eagar
Being grown up and having the freedom to ‘decide’ is a goal that most of us have. However, once we have reached our early twenties, and we realize that we are actually getting a little freedom, ...

Career Advice - You've Been Passed Over, Now What? -- Ramon Greenwood
You sincerely believe you are the best qualified among the candidates for the promotion to manager of your department. You believe you deserve it. Your friends agree. But, wham! The rug has been ...

Encouraging Employee Referrals -- Paul Kliebert
Referrals have worked wonders for many companies. Your staff is actually your best resource for finding new employees and can save you thousands of dollars in recruiting or other fees. The best way ...

7 Steps to a New Career -- Molly Owens
If your job is leaving you feeling bored, frustrated, uninspired, or burned out, you’re probably wondering what else is out there. Where can you find a career that makes you excited to get to work ...

How To Secure Your Dream Job By Playing Dumb -- Femi Yusoof
It is often said that the secret to being a good conversationalist is the ability to listen. Active listening is the key, where you depict greater interest in the topic and person speaking to you. I ...

Learn How To Successfully Search For A New Career -- Kelli Smith
In Barbara Sher's, Wishcraft: How to get what you Really Want, she states one of the foundations of success is enjoying what you do. If you are not quite sure where your interests or passions ...

Stressed out dealing with new responsibilities? -- Long Yun Siang
These are some of the earliest stress management tips I learned as a freshie. Joining the workforce brings with it changes to your previous lifestyle, whether in high school or college. You learn new ...

Career Changes For Baby Boomers: Ability, Not Age, Matters -- Kelli Smith
Baby boomers. They're the generation born between 1946 and 1964. They came of age in the early 70s and early 80s. They're the generation that made changes and waves, worked harder and longer, ...

Finding Passion in Your Work - What Do You Love to Do Every Day? -- Connie Ragen Green
Finding work that we are passionate about is the key to spending our life with happiness and joy instead of bitterness and regret. Some people seem to know what kind of career they would like to have ...

Changing Careers - 7 Myths About Why Women Fear Making Changes in Their Careers -- Connie Ragen Green
Women tend to feel guilty if they decide they would like to leave or change jobs. This may happen when they reach a certain age, usually around the time their youngest child moves out of the house or ...

Hate Your Job? Here's How It Often Leads to Getting Fired -- Judi Perkins
Ever been fired and it was a complete surprise? If you have, it shouldn’t have been. You missed the cues. Whether you created it or the company decided it, you lost control of your career. ...

The Top Ten Failures We Make as Employees -- Kevin Dwyer
I often write articles critical or at least challenging of management of organisations. But of course, it is not only managers who behave in such a way as to cause problems. Often it is me, the ...

3 Tips for How to Find Your Niche -- Paul Foley
The first step of niche site creation is to determine what your niche is going to be. This is typically something that does not come easily to most people. After all, how do you figure out a niche ...

How To Launch a Successful Business -- Robyn Whyte
Many people starting a new business do not give their business or product long enough to be successful. Here are seven quick tips to review to make sure you give your business the right kind of ...

Why Are Resignation Letters Important? -- Fei Lim
When the time comes to progress within the work world, you sometimes have to make the first move by submitting a letter of resignation. For some, completing this task is better said than done. The ...

Changing Careers? Here's How -- Larry Elle
There’s no time like the present to change careers. The labor market is improving and there are opportunities available in almost every field. This article outlines five steps every career changer ...

Intuition and Your Career - 6 Ways to Harness Your Intuition for Making Career Decisions -- Stacey Lane
Many of us have had a major stumble at some point in our careers. (Okay, well I haven't, but let's just say that I have "a friend" who's made plenty!!) Perhaps you made a bad hiring ...

Work Place Issues - Discussing Salary Requirements -- Fei Lim
When it comes to some of the most uncomfortable situations and discussions that arise in the workplace, mulling over the issue of your salary might be one of the most intimidating and stressful ...

Career Advice - How To Make Meetings Work For You -- Ramon Greenwood
You might as well stop complaining about meetings. Like it or not, they are here to stay. So it makes sense to make meetings work for you. Here eight things you can do to reach that goal. 1. Do your ...

Find Jobs on Company Web Sites -- Tom McBroom
Most companies of any size now have web sites that offer free online jobs listings. In fact, many companies now use their web site as the primary recruiting method. As a result, traditional job ...

Life Is Full Of Rejection Take Harvard - 22,955 Student Applications To Apply And 20,897 Rejections -- Ed Bagley
I opened my Friday newspaper and was reminded again that life is full of rejection. Take Harvard University for example. No less than 22,955 eager applicants applied for admission to Harvard this ...

The Nitty Gritty of a Part-Time Job Search - What to Consider and How to Stand Out -- Heather Moose
When searching for a job, you must begin with the end in mind. Job placement success does not happen by magic, but by making smart, strategic moves to make sure you find the right fit for your ...

Tools To Help You Focus And Concentrate On Your Goals And Objectives In Business And Employment -- Leon Edward
For some people, meeting objectives and goals can be difficult. If you are one of the millions of people who have trouble with focus and concentration, don't give up; by following simple ...

How Not To Lose Your Job After A Heated Argument With Your Boss -- Leon Edward
Working in an office can be a trying experience. There is bound to be incidents that you wish you could take back. Frustration and resentment build up until the point of heated arguments between ...

Freelance Work Exchange - The New Part-time Job -- Eden Paul
Instead of getting a second job at your local retail store or pizza place, maybe you should try using freelance work to add to your income while acquiring customers and providing services in your ...

How To Be Indispensable In Your Job -- Femi Yusoof
You might have a strong case in arguing that no one is indispensable in their job, and i would agree to some extent, especially in today's uncertain jobmarket. So how can you indeed become ...

The Looking for a Job Monster - How to Beat It -- Teresa Chesley
Looking for a job? Whether you are chaging careers, been fired or let go, a victum of downsizing, whatever, looking for a job can be a daunting task. Where do you begin? First, decide if you want to ...

How To Choose A Degree For Midlife Career Change (And Avoid Creating A Midlife Career Crisis) -- Cathy Goodwin
Clients considering a midlife career change often call with the question, "Should I go back to school for another degree? So I wasn't surprised to find an article in a major business journal, ...

Conducting a Successful Employment Search - Ways to Get Employed As Soon As Possible -- Mario Churchill
Because of the increasing cost of living, it is very essential to get a decent job with a decent salary. However, finding employment nowadays is very hard. With thousands of equally qualified ...

Staying Motivated In A Struggling Economy -- Cheryl Leitschuh
Fear is a very powerful emotion. When we live in fear, even of the unknown, there is a tendency to isolate, exert control and be on the defensive. It drains our energy and creates exhaustion. The ...

Finding Employment When You Are Disabled -- Joann Grant
With growing competency and educational standards, it has become hard to find a job that satisfies both your pocket and desires. And if you are struck with any form of disability at any level, your ...

Cherry-Picking -- Nan S. Russell
Personable and enthusiastic about her work, it took me months to uncover the problem. Calling Cheryl to my office for a quick question, I inquired why the information I needed wasn't in the file. ...

Self Confidence Building for Job Hunters -- Waller Jamison
One crucial factor to the success of your job search is confidence. Being unaware of your own potential, or being too timid to apply for suitable could result in your ending up in a job which does ...

Changing Careers? Avoid These 5 Classic Mistakes -- Sandy Marcus
Most of the experts say that the average person can expect to change careers (not just jobs) 3 to 5 times in their working life. The reasons? Many people are burnt-out, underpaid, stressed out, ...

Getting the Job You Love - Easy Steps! -- Martin Haworth
If you are stuck at a job or a career that you hate, you can find a job you love, with some work and effort. Many people in the world have jobs that they hate and they often see no way out of it. So, ...

Let Me Show You What Online Internet Jobs are Available? -- Ray Ayuso
She was desperate and running from company to company handing out her resume, she needed a job, she was qualified and had a college degree, but no one wanted to hire her, they said they needed no ...

Searching For Executive Jobs-Recruiters Here Are Two Effective Alternatives To Trawling Job Boards -- Robert Odhams
Many people devote months to searching through the job boards looking for their next great executive or management job. If I was about to conduct a job search for myself, I’d be looking to spend ...

What to Do After Job Termination -- Fei Lim
No job lasts forever and for some, the sour taste and deflated feeling of getting fired may occur once or even more than once in a lifetime. This event may or may not have been of his or her doing. ...

Redundancy Advice - 5 Options If You've Been Made Redundant -- Chris Norton
5 Possible Options Following Redundancy Get a New Job – The internet has made it easier than ever to find the perfect job. There are specialist job boards for every conceivable industry sector in ...

Legal Secretary Jobs - Eight Things You Might Do In a Legal Job -- Robert Proctor
If you are thinking of applying for a legal secretary job its important to understand what exactly the job entails. We’ve come up with eight duties which are common to many legal secretaries. Plan ...

Career Advice - Nothing Happens Until You Sell Yourself! How To Promote Your Career -- Ramon Greenwood
A well-known adage advises that you have only to invent a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door, bearing recognition and riches. Believe me that's poor career advice! If ...

Your Employer Pays You for What? -- Sean Caruthers
The debate seems to go on and on. Your employer pays you for what? How do you explain your salary? Let's examine some often touted rationales employees use to explain their pay. Your employer ...

Summer Jobs for College Students - Read These Guidelines Before You Take a Summer Job -- Erick Broderick
I've been out of school for a few years. Since I graduated, I've learned all sorts of things I wish I knew while I was in school. I want to give you a set of guidelines for summer jobs, so ...

Simplified Work - Making Your Best Contribution -- Enoch Tan
If you really want to grow your business you are going to have to answer a single question that almost no struggling entrepreneur ever asks themselves. You want to know what it is? Of course you do, ...

Before You Quit Your Job -- Ryan Dodson
There are a few things you must do. First, save enough money so that you can invest in your online business. There is nothing worst than trying to make money with no money to make money. Second, you ...

Improving Your Career – A Contact Sport -- Heather Eagar
Shaping Your Career You need to have great career skills to climb the corporate ladder successfully. Career skills are also crucial if you want to switch jobs within your field. Your skills play a ...

Employers - Practicality or Theory? -- Shubhanyu Jain
In this world, we have set some rules for ourselves. We break them as we wish, and we fear to break some of them. Education and employment has one such rule. It is called ‘qualification’. How ...

Is your Boss a Dragon Lady? -- Zondra Hughes
Everyone has had a bad female boss or two in their day. But have you ever worked for a DRAGON LADY? What’s a Dragon Lady boss, you ask? Here are a few examples of what a Dragon Lady boss does: ...

How You Can Take Charge of Your Career -- Peter Fisher
Many people purport to show how you can take charge of your career change, but few of them have the personal experience or credibility to convince you that it is possible. Many others would even try ...

Work At Home-The Big Picture -- Christopher Ferrante
Lets talk alittle bit about the big picture to making money online. What is it? well... it can mean different things to different people, but for the most part the big picture would be what you want ...

Working in China... Pointers to Consider -- Rocky John Tayaban
As China's economy progresses even more, the need for foreign talents are of high demand. Since the incorporation of China to the World Trade Organisation in 2001, foreigner's influx in China ...

When Employers Track Your Lifestyle Through Internet Social Networks -- Gordon Basichis
You would have to be doing the modern day version of Rip Van Winkle to not be aware of the controversy Internet Social Networks are creating. Everything from MySpace and Facebook to YouTube and ...

Utilizing Job Boards – The Hidden Factors -- John Dir
When looking for a job, there are many hurdles to get over. If you are using internet job boards as part of the mix, there are a number of hidden factors related to this activity that every job ...

Your Dream Job is Waiting - For You -- Martin Haworth
Your work place is getting boring and you have a boss not quite from hell, but close. Your co-workers are ready and waiting to stab you in the back to get ahead. You know this is not where you want ...

Increasing Job Satisfaction – 3 Steps to a Happier Work Life -- Waller Jamison
Numerous surveys have proved that job satisfaction for the majority of people is not related to the size of their pay packet, the number of days annual leave or the perks of the job. Job satisfaction ...

The Best 3 Legitimate Work at Home Jobs -- Ray Ayuso
I know there are thousands of work at home jobs, but I am going to set the record straight and tell you what i consider to be the best work at home jobs you can start making money today and are easy. ...

Thinking About A New Job? -- Molly Barrow
Are you bored to distraction with your current career? One tip that may help you decide on a new direction for yourself is simply to walk around your home. Play detective and discover yourself. Are ...

Get A Haircut And Get A Real Job -- Ward Willison
Did you recognize the sage advice of the rocker George Thorogood. It is the song about how one brother goes to school, gets a degree and goes out and gets a “good job”. The other is a rock and ...

Are You Sure It Is A Job You Want? -- Ward Willison
Well do you want a job, or a career? The difference is one, the job, is something you do to make some money and that’s about it. A career is something you get personal satisfaction from and ...

What Does It Take To Create Career Satisfaction and Life Fulfillment? -- Cheryl Leitschuh
Many are always asking me what are the simple tips to creating career satisfaction and life fulfillment? My experience tells me there are five important factors necessary to creating these realities. ...

Career Advice - Winners Keep On Keeping On -- Ramon Greenwood
Winners in the career chase know persistence is a daily necessity if they are to achieve their goals. One of those big winners, Ted Turner, world-class sailor and founder of the CNN television ...

Stress at Work - Common Issues Solved -- Martin Haworth
With 25% of all prescription drugs provided to patients used for psychotherapy; more than 11% of all occupational disease claims related to stress (and rising); and 42% of all absence citing stress ...

Choosing The Right Profession -- Gijo George
Starting with a right profession at the right time can bring you good results in the long run. The longer you stay with a profession, the more experience you will earn. But if you find your present ...

Cruise Jobs-Combining Work and Pleasure -- Evert Du Toit
There was a time when the US armed forces had an ad campaign telling us that you can see the world by joining the armed forces. But now there is a much safer alternative, see the world by getting a ...

How To Retain Your Best Staff -- Susan Mulder
What makes top performers leave? It’s initially thought that it’s for more money or better benefits. But the truth is that it is usually because their managers chase them away. It doesn’t ...

Posting Your Resume On Online Job Sites -- Mark Justice
Are you looking for a new job? If so, make sure that you use online job sites to help you to do so. Not only that, but you should take the time necessary to post your resume, in full, on these sties. ...

Career Advice: How To Make Gossip Work For You -- Ramon Greenwood
That headline deserves an explanation, or else you'll think I've taken leave of my senses...or least that I am an off-the-wall contrarian. Okay, in a perfect world gossipers wouldn't ...

Avoiding Unfair Dismissal-10 Tips For Dealing With Difficult Bosses -- Chris Norton
Unfair dismissal & constructive dismissal can sometimes occur when a bad boss is at work. These dismissals can become messy and involve an Employment Law solicitor or an Employment Tribunal - though ...

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? -- Rick London
I became an SEO last week by accident. I also created an e-commerce website with affiliate program (again by accident) a few months ago. How did it happen? I don't know but it was about time. I ...

Don't Let the January Drudgery See Your Great Plans Fade By February -- Yusuf Mahomedy
In theory, January should be a spectacular month on your career calendar. You are returning invigorated after the holidays with bubbling enthusiasm, elevated energy levels and purposeful actions ...

Career Training in Midlife – Is Starting Again Worth the Risk? -- Waller Jamison
Having to enroll on a career training course is perhaps one of the biggest hurdles faced by those who wish to change career in midlife. Memories of school or college, homework, exams and ...

International Business Job Opportunities On The Internet -- James Tan
One of the best ways to find excellent money-making prospects these days is to look on the internet. There are countless opportunities offering you the chance to make money easily without investing ...

When Is The Best Possible Time To Start Looking For a Job? -- Anna Johnson
Despite what some people may think, the ideal time to start looking for a new job is not January... or when you "need" a new job (for example, the day after you've been fired or resigned)... or ...

Reentering The Workforce -- Tracey Wilson
You’ve been home raising a family, or maybe you have been retired? But lately you have had thoughts of breaking back into the workforce. It’s been a while since you have been in a paying job, and ...

Career Motivation -- Richard Romando
Motivation is one of the best gifts people possess in all aspects of their lives, but many of them do not even realize they have it or may not know how to use it. Motivation is a feeling that compels ...

5 Steps To Get Your Movie Done -- Terrence Walker
New years resolutions are usually about fixing the things that did not go right the year before. Most of the time they involve losing weight or getting that better job or even finally writing the ...

Career Burnout: How to Know When You Have Had Enough and How to Search for Your Next Career -- Melani Ward
Career burnout may be an overused term these days and while some tend to use the term burnout very loosely, experiencing career burnout can wreak serious emotional, physical, and psychological havoc ...

How Do You Have a Career AND Live a Balanced Life -- Susan Harrington
Managing your career and the demands of life is something we are all challenged with. Unfortunately there isn’t a simple formula that can be applied to everyone in all situations. Obviously, how ...

Biting the Bullet: 6 Good Reasons for Pursuing a Degree in Film -- Andrew R. Hamilton
1. Direction - Pursuing SOMETHING that you are deeply interested in, is better than pursuing nothing at all. A parked car cannot be steered. Think about it, the worst thing that could happen is, you ...

Career Enhancement Tips For First Jobbers: 3 Key Tips to Grow Your Career -- Long Yun Siang
You found your first job and you feel a little anxious. You think to yourself – “How am I going to survive through all these?” With the right attitude and guidance, you will soon look forward ...

How to Manage Your Boss -- Dr. Jane Adler
With all of the attention today on effective management techniques and the need for people skills, it's surprising that one of the most critical areas to getting ahead in your career doesn't ...

American Idol’s Top 7 Lessons for Job Seekers -- Bonnie Lowe
The Fox network’s hit reality show American Idol (AI) is watched by millions of viewers. Whether or not you’re a fan of the show, it has some valuable lessons if you’re in the market for a new ...

Tips for Conducting an Effective Employment Search -- Morgan Hamilton
The task of doing an employment research can be a daunting experience for many reasons. Fortunately, doing an employment search online is now easy with the help of Craigslist and other websites. If ...

Use the "Hobby Mentality" to Have More Fun at Work -- Avish Parashar
Do you have a hobby? Do you ever reluctantly get up in the morning or come home from work and say to yourself, ‘Oh man, here’s another day of working on my hobby. Man, I wish I could just not do ...

Networking For a Job-3 Areas to Look -- Chris Stinson
There are several ways to attack a job search, but one of the most effective and typically most often overlooked methods is through networking. Most people have an endless amount of resources at ...

Telecommuting Proposal-How Many Days a Week of Remote Work is Best? -- Pat Katepoo
If you're excited about the prospect of telecommuting, you may have blissful visions of working from home five days a week, with occasional trips into the office for meetings. Or maybe your ...

How to Choose a Job or Career When You Don't Know What To Do -- Anna Johnson
If you're like many people, you may know that your current job or career choice isn't right for you... yet, you may not know what else to do. So in an effort to help you find the "ideal" job ...

Tips for Job Hunting in Today's Market -- Kristen Hudson
In order to be competitive in today's job market, you must stand apart from the competition. Just how competitive is the market? To illustrate this, Nissan North America recently moved their ...

How Well Do You Like Your Work? -- Rohn Engh
"That's too much work!" a retired businessman said to me after my stock photo workshop when I explained that part of his routine as a freelance stock photographer would include bookkeeping, ...

Never Be Downsized Or Unemployed Again -- Mike Perras
What I am about to share I learned completely by accident. After 30 years as a media executive I decided at 50 years of age it was time, time for a change .. didn’t want to see the rest of my life ...

Is Sitting All Day Killing You? - Back Pain in the Work Place -- Gregg Marsh
According to the UK Department of Social Security, there was a 600% rise in claims for sickness and invalidity benefit due to back pain in the years 1985-1995. Moreover the seated workplace is now ...

How To Deal With Over Bearing Colleagues In The Work Place -- Steve Hill
I worked for many years in an office environment and would have enjoyed the experience if it was not for a number of over bearing and annoying colleagues. These people seemed to spend the whole day ...

Work Place Communication and Confronting Abuse at the Office -- Lance Winslow
When people talk about abuse in Work Place Communication circles many people assume right away they are talking about sexual abuse; either a woman boss against a man, a Gay man taunting a straight ...

How To Manage Your Time In The Work Place -- Mike Perri
Most of us will probably agree that there never seems to be enough time and that this in turn can create stress. No more is this so than in the workplace. As our jobs tend to dominate our lives, ...

Reduce Tension In The Work Place And Save A Bundle -- Paul Anderson
Want to save money at work? Then reduce tension at work. Here’s why. There’s always some tension in the work place, but much of it is needless and with a little thought can be reduced. When you ...

Focus and Concentration Can Help Your Online Business -- Richard Butler and Terry Telford
Why do we need to be able to focus? Being able to focus and concentrate all your energies to the task at hand helps you perform them better, faster and more efficiently. When working your business ...

Career Advice: Three Secrets to Telling Your Story for Career and Life Success -- Ed Sykes
The following are three secrets to putting you on the fast track to career and job advancement: When was the last time you received a job promotion? You are doing a great job at work but everyone ...

Lose Your Job - Raise Your Stress and Anxiety Level -- Abigail Franks
You don't need to live long in this world to recognize that when things happen that we consider bad, our stress anxiety levels go up. Almost anyone who has had worked challenges are experienced ...

Employment – Loss of Statutory Rights – Compensation -- Rosanna Cooper
The recent case of Corbett v Superdrug Stores Plc [2006], addressed how to calculate the award for an employment dispute. The employee had been working for the employer for more than 10 years when ...

Employment – Unfair and Wrongful Dismissal – Procedural Unfairness -- Rosanna Cooper
In October 2006, the case of Letherbarrow v Kindergarten UK Ltd [2006] came before the Employment Tribunal. An employee and his wife had both been directors and co-owners of the employer company. The ...

Employment – Discrimination – Promotion -- Rosanna Cooper
In the recent case of Famy v Hilton UK Hotels Ltd [2006], an employee complained of discrimination in relation to promotion opportunities. The employee was of Filipino background and had been ...

Top 3 Basic Types of Work at Home Employment -- Hector Morales
In the past few years the interest in being able to work from home has increased dramatically. The reasons for this trend vary but it's obvious that having a work at home business has many ...

A 401(k) as Unemployment Insurance? -- Terry Mitchell
The rules for 401(k) plans need to be changed to allow people to take penalty-free distributions from their 401(k) account(s) during times of unemployment. Those distributions could come from ...

Self-employment: A Career Choice For Introverts -- Michael Aral
Despite the hard work and moments of uncertainty, many self-employed people feel their career choice gives them a freedom and sense of fulfillment few cubicle careers can compare with. Unfortunately, ...

Take a Closer Look at Career Training -- Sherry Harris
When it comes to career training many people automatically think of getting a college education first. Others think about a vocational education being the key to having a career. Whatever it is that ...

Average People Have More Home Employment Opportunities Than Ever Before -- Barbara Jones
Home employment opportunities for working class Americans are getting better every day. In fact, if you are looking for real work at home jobs, all you have to do is log on to your computer at home ...

Top 3 Basic Types of Work at Home Employment -- Hector Morales
In the past few years the interest in being able to work from home has increased dramatically. The reasons for this trend vary but it's obvious that having a work at home business has many ...

Unemployment: Keep Yourself Healthy -- Virginia Bola
A lingering sub-clinical level of depression is common for the unemployed, especially when the time period out of work is prolonged. Worry, frustration and guilt take a toll on all of us: they sap ...

Using Employment Sites in Your Job Search -- George H Smith
Employment Site Job Search Resources Employment web sites have been the greatest advance in the field of recruiting since the creation of the resume. Since their first appearance on the World Wide ...

Returning to the Workforce: Employment Gaps One Step at a Time -- Heather Eagar
You’re really doing it. You’re going back into the rat race. After being out of the workforce for a couple of months - or even several years - it’s time to jump back in with both feet. But how ...

Join the Work-At-Home Employment Revolution -- Barbara Jones
Work at home employment opportunities are growing by the day. If you have ever dreamed of working full time from home and making a full time income, then you just need to find the right work at home ...

When I Quit My Job, They Called Me "Mad" - And I Felt So, So Sorry, For Them! -- Tayo Solagbade
"Many people still think you must have been mad to do what you did". Those were the words uttered to me by a former senior colleague that I held in considerably high esteem. In this article, I reveal ...

Looking for a New Career - Are the Skills You Have suitable? -- Allison Thompson
As you will soon find out when looking for a position in a new field is to quantify the skills (tasks that you are particularly good at) and then communicating them in either written or verbal form ...

Using Associations in Your Job Search -- jobmetaseek.com
Professional associations focus on individual members with similar professional backgrounds and work experience. Trade associations represent corporations within an industry sector or with a common ...

Why Didn't I Get The Job? -- Katie
If you're like most of us, you've been on many job interviews in your life and haven't been offered a job after each one. You might have thought you did really well during the interview ...

How to Resign From Your Job The Graceful and Non Fat Way -- Mae Paulino
Resigning from one's job is always a dramatic and life-changing decision. Of course, it is, compared to being fired. Whatever your reasons are, resigning from your job can either turn you into a ...

How to Effectively Lose Your Job in Three Days -- Mae Paulino
So you want to lose your job the non-graceful way. It's not as easy as it sounds. After all, everyone can provoke their boss and get into a heated, irrevocably nasty argument with him or her. But ...

How To Manage Your Time In The Work Place -- Mike Perri
Most of us will probably agree that there never seems to be enough time and that this in turn can create stress. No more is this so than in the workplace. As our jobs tend to dominate our lives, ...

Strategic Alliance Success Through Identifying the Predictable Pitfalls -- Ed Rigsbee
Caveat Pars, partners beware! Partnering, as with any activity, has its unexpected challenges and pitfalls. Actually, this is probably more so than in traditional adversary relationships. In ...

Do You Have a Business Continuity Plan? -- Ray Herold
Many years ago, I worked for a small insurance company. Just like many other businesses, we shut down operations for the Christmas holiday. As it happens, this one eventful year Christmas fell on a ...

Making An Effective Business Plan -- Jonathon Hardcastle
When it comes to success in a small business, planning properly is single-handedly the most important aspect to consider. In this article, we'll offer up some tips about how to manage your ...

Business Planning Tips And Strategies -- Shaunta Pleasant
When it comes to proper business planning there is no such thing as too much information. It is important to carefully seek out all the information you will need in order to enjoy the greatest chance ...

Being your Own Boss -- Shannon Columbo
If you are looking for a new job, you might be considering self-employment. This is a growing option in the past decade. Companies are much more willing to hire outside consultants and advisors, ...

Settling In At A New Job -- Jonathon Hardcastle
Getting a new job can be extremely difficult. With the economy not being as strong as it once was, you may find yourself competing against hundreds of other possible applicants for the same position. ...

Preparing For A Career Change -- Yulin Peng
The time has come for a career change. You wish to switch careers and it's the only thing on your mind these days. Bored, fired, low pay or high ambition, there are any number of reasons for a ...

The Art of Career Planning -- Yulin Peng
Career planning is an exercise that is well worth the time invested in it because it sets you going on the path that leads to where you would like to go. This exercise provides you with a lot of ...

Salary Negotiation Tips You Can't Miss -- Yulin Peng
The interview was good and now its salary negotiation time. The employer asks you an open-ended question about the salary you are expecting. You know that your answer could affect your chances of ...

Online Job Search Techniques -- Yulin Peng
There're many ways to conduct online job search. However, many job seekers only think of posting resumes and searching opportunities on big job sites like monster.com, hotjobs.com, and ...

How To Write a Resignation Letter -- Yulin Peng
It is resignation time. The time has come to move on from the present job. The time to reach out for a writing pad and draft out the resignation letter. So what do you do? Should you give a list of ...

Is Your Professional Office Anything But? -- Bill Knell
It’s the nightmare that everyone who has ever been to a medical, dental or veterinary office fears more then having a tooth pulled or watching a doctor snap on some plastic gloves. It’s the ...

The Horror of WorkZilla (Or, How To Handle A Nightmare Employee) -- Bill Knell
Although self-employed for many years, I have been a regular visitor to workplaces small and large as a Business Consultant, Staff Trainer or Special Event Speaker. When the purpose for my visit has ...

Surviving a Business Project -- Bill Knell
In a perfect world, any business team assembled to take on a project would be a competent group of professionals who seamlessly act as one entity. In the real world, it’s a bit different. A good ...

Job Hunting Tips -- Dr. Jerry Bills
In the recent past the hardest part of a job search was choosing from a large number of opportunities. Unfortunately those days are over and the job search is now a chore. The rules have changed - ...

How To Find Your Dream Career: Myths & Realities -- Maria Markella
Most people make assumptions about careers. Often these assumptions are based on impressions they get from relatives and friends, from television shows and from workers and jobs that they see in ...

Top Ten Reasons to Hire Me -- Rachel Kokosenski
One of the most dreaded questions in a job interview is, “Why should we hire you?” It may be asked in various forms, but the question still implies that there should be significant reasons for ...

Do You Really Want to Work There? -- Joseph Turner
Most job search approaches are Ready! Fire! Aim! Don't do it. Do your company research FIRST. What happens in the real world is that most job searchers will throw a lot of resumes against the ...

Don't Become Stale in Your Job, Move On -- Rob StGeorge
A common trap that employees fall into is sometimes staying with a company for too long. Especially if you are doing a specialised job that may be quite particular to that company. As time goes on ...

Stress at Work and Satisfaction -- Kadence Buchanan
There appears little doubt that one of the major adverse influences on job satisfaction, work performance, absenteeism, turnover and productivity, is the incidence of stress at work. Stress is a ...

How To Make Money By Doing What You Love -- Biana Babinsky
Many people are passionate about their interests. And some even turn what they love to do into a business. People who love to write become copywriters. People who enjoy making jewelry open online ...

Worldwide Employment Trends -- Jonathon Hardcastle
Employment prospects were bright in the Asia Pacific region for the first quarter of 2006 as well as in North America, but it was expected to be an up and down three months for most of Europe, ...

Using Employment Newsgroups in Your Job Search -- George Smith
Employment Newsgroups Job Search Resources Newsgroups are online, message-based communities of people with common interests. Each newsgroup is dedicated to a topic, and you may write, search, read ...

Using Interview Advice in Your Job Search -- George Smith
Interview Tips & Advice Managers, professionals and executives are usually articulate individuals with excellent career and track records. They often do poorly in interviews because of a lack of ...

Saying Goodbye Gracefully: How to Leave Your Job with Class -- Gessy Nixon
When planning to leave your current job remember this one rule: “how you finish is just as important as how you start”, therefore finish well and exit gracefully. They say that first impressions ...

5 Tips on Conducting a Job Interview -- L. Sampson
By interviewing potential employees, you have an opportunity to determine whether or not the job candidates who have applied are a good fit for your company. Because the interview process is so ...

What Kind of Jobs Can I Get With an MBA? -- L. Sampson
Wondering whether or not an MBA will truly advance your career in business? Read this article to discover what kind of jobs you can expect to get with an MBA degree. What is an MBA? A Master of ...

Job Satisfaction: Are you in the Right Job? -- Shannon Columbo
There are many different aspects to job satisfaction. Even if you love the work you do, your work environment or your co-workers might frustrate you. Take this short quiz to see how satisfied you are ...

Do You Really Want to Work There? -- Joseph Turner
Most job search approaches are Ready! Fire! Aim! Don't do it. Do your company research FIRST. What happens in the real world is that most job searchers will throw a lot of resumes against the ...

Secrets To Getting Steady Work In The Film Industry! -- Ronald K. Armstrong
Today I was in high demand. I've been running around doing pitches and presentations. It's great to have the phone ringing constantly. In fact, as soon as I got out of one pitch session I got ...

Are You A Go-Getter? Online Career Training Puts You In Charge -- Sherry Harris
Patience is a virtue or so we have been told. Is that still true for today’s generation who demand instant gratification? It is open for debate but one thing is for sure we live in a fast-paced ...

Who Else Wants MapQuest Directions To success? -- Mark Duin
Do you want to be different, more appreciated, more valued? Would you like your life to be more exciting and fun? Would you like to enjoy more material and financial success? Do you ever wish you ...

'Have you got a minute?'- Interruptions, the Bane of Our Life -- Robyn Pearce
Do you ever feel that you either have to come in early or stay late to get the 'real' work done? Does it seem that every minute of the day is gobbled up by phone calls, meetings and people ...

The Unselfish Leader - Some Thoughts On How To Act Responsibly When In A Position Of Authority -- John Schonegevel
It is all too easy when in a position of authority - e.g. as a supervisor, manager, leader, parent, or politician - to feel that one has earned the right to behave selfishly. After all, that is the ...

Thoughts On Managing People -- Mark Flanighan
Without people you are never going to run a large business and without the right people you are never going to own a successful one. Employing people is not like buying a piece of machinery; as they ...

51 Thoughts on Networking -- Scott Ginsberg
1. The Federal Bureau of Labor did a study a few years back indicating that 70% of all new business comes from some form of networking. I think it’s higher. 2. So, no matter where you go – the ...

Improving Your Communication Skills -- Pallab Kakoty
Description If confrontation or negotiation leaves you tongue-tied, this course is for you. Whether you need to ask your boss for a raise, negotiate the price of a car, or set new boundaries with ...

When Your Boss Stresses You Out -- Stan Popovich
You like your job, but your boss gives you a hard time. What can you do if your current boss stresses you out? There are many things an employee can do to solve this problem. First, try to do more ...

When Your Coworkers Stress You Out -- Stan Popovich
What can you do when a coworker stresses you out? It can be tough to have to do your job and have to deal with a coworker that gives you a difficult time. As a result, here are some suggestions on ...

Organize Life & Business~ 5 Simple Steps to Get Organized & Get Energized -- Beth Tabak
“Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up." A. A. Milne In personal development growth occurs more easily when we create space to grow. In ...

Home Business Burnout: What To Do When Doubt Creeps In -- Angie Hewerdine
We've all been there before. Your website isn't pulling in any hits and your advertising campaign is a bust. The leads you've been contacting either don't want what you have or ...

Motivational Posters For Your Home Office? -- Niall Roche
Is there really a place for motivational posters in your home office? The thought of putting these posters in your home workspace may sound cheesy to say the least. Even worse it could even remind ...

Making Career Decisions - Part 1 -- Waller Jamison
Spring is traditionally a time for new beginnings and as we start to springclean our homes, some of us may be considering springcleaning our careers. Why are so many of us unhappy at work? There are ...

7 Criteria for Deciding Which Career Test Is Right for You -- Paul Arinaga
“I used to feel depressed at work, hate my boss, and was sometimes so bored that I actually fell asleep at my desk!” --- career test taker If this sounds like you, then it’s probably time to ...

Things To Consider Before Starting A Franchise -- Robert Michael
If you are interested in starting a new business you might consider that of a franchise because of the perceived notion that it is a sure success. However, this is not always the case and before ...

The Reason People Go Broke In Business -- Joaquin Reveron
How many times have you seen businesses down the local city street start in big ways, then in less than five years and even at times, in less than a year- they have been completely vanished from the ...

Business Plan - Guide -- Assaf Katzir
Preparing a business plan is essential and complicated task. Essential for: Determination whether a business/project/venture is feasible. Capital raise. Business plan preparation is complicated since ...

Why Isn’t Everyone Working From Home? -- Linden Huckle
Most people today have the opportunity to work from home if they choose, however, like skydiving, working from home is not for everyone. One person’s pleasure is another person’s poison. If you ...

7 Magical Keys To A Millionaire Mindset -- Saleem Rana
I remember this as though it were yesterday. The images are so clear in my mind: The impeccable dark blue suit, the splashy patterns on a light blue tie and the brilliantly polished black shoes; the ...

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Incorporation -- Damian Sofsian
Incorporation is the process of setting up a corporate entity. During this process certain documents are filed with the authorities concerned. These documents provide general information about the ...

Is Freelancing Right For You? -- Dana Blozis
After spending 20 years in corporate America, I decided it was time for a change. It was time to step down from the long hours of laboring for someone else’s benefit, to say “no” to the ...

3 Powerful Tips for Getting into the Right Business for You -- Tony Mase
In two previous articles, "The #1 Best Business to Get Into if You Want to Get Rich" and "How You Can Find the Financial Success You're Seeking", I answered one of the single most frequently ...

Business: Actions are Louder Than -- Bette Daoust, Ph.D.
You have heard the saying that "actions speak louder than words". It is so true, especially when it comes to business relationships. We talked about places to keep in contact with the Power of Ten in ...

Professional Letterheads Easy Steps -- Chris Ryerson
We have all heard the importance of first impressions and the sayings of don’t judge a book by it’s cover and so forth. First impressions and looks are everything in business especially in the ...

Why is your job really stressful? -- Jhalak Jerajani
In my survey conducted few weeks back I realized a very crucial fact pertaining to professional career. A common question Is your job really stressful? was the theme of the survey. What was really ...

Online Job Search – Good Manners Get You Hired Fast -- Mark Baber
Certain digital protocols influence the outcome of a modern job search. Since the exchange of vital hiring information is often performed using online and other digital communication devices, it’s ...

Setting Career Goals -- Joseph Then
Setting a career goal or objective is a personal challenge a person makes to himself or herself within a limited period by setting deadlines. The most successful people are usually ones that have set ...

The Difference Between a Job and a Career -- Dee Piziak
It is estimated that the average worker will have 14 jobs in his or her working lifetime. It is no longer a bad thing to change jobs. But that doesn't mean you should wander aimlessly from ...

Career Development - Training For Two (or more) Careers -- Roy Thomsitt
The working environment these days is insecure, and there is no such thing as a job for life any more. While some careers are far more secure than others, such as a profession with rare skills like ...

How To Hire a Candidate On Contract Basis -- Tali Nizic
Your search for a professional on contract/project is very different than your search for the full-time employee. Throughout the many years of my recruiting experience, I have collected feedback from ...

Research Your Next Employer: Get the Job -- Carla Vaughan
Why would you want to research your next employer? What is the purpose of knowing about the employer before even writing your resume? Well, in today's competitive job market, you have to be more ...

How Do You Answer The Question 'What Do You Do?' -- Clare Mann
How do you reply when this question is posed? It is a familiar enough question that often supposes an answer related to one’s state of employment. This highlights the ubiquitous nature of us seeing ...

7 Reasons To Search Online For Your Next Job -- Andrew Bermam
A job search can be hard and sometimes frustrating. In case you are considering changing your job you should consider using an online search. This will help you expand your horizons and your search ...

Using Online Job Sites in Your Career Search -- www.GradResumes.com
Whether you are a graduate looking for your first job, or a seasoned professional searching for a new opportunity, using the Internet is a great way to begin a job search. Using online job sites ...

How Not To Find A Job -- David Clemen
Job searching can be tough enough all by itself. There is no need to make it even harder by doing or saying the wrong thing when job searching or interviewing. Here's a list of what you ...

7 Criteria for Deciding Which Career Test Is Right for You -- Paul Arinaga
One of the best ways to get clear is to complete a career assessment. Yet there are literally hundreds of career tests out there. Is a career test the same as an aptitude test? What about a career ...

Working For The Enemy – A Lesson In Conflict -- Erik Alburg
Have you ever had a boss who you could never see eye to eye? Did it seem that every thing that you did was wrong? Did you think you were working for the Enemy? Wait, don’t quit! There may be a ...

How to Earn More Money From Your Work -- Momodou Sabally
This idea of making more money from your work could be likened to the concept of Trade Marking. The willingness and persistence in consistently producing excellent output ensures that people will ...

Self Confidence, Job Loss and Anxiety -- Peter Fisher
Your self confidence inevitably takes a knock when you lose your job – whatever the reason. What I’m going to describe is my version of what I believe you are going through, how it affects you, ...

The New Job: The First 30 Days -- George F Franks III
A new job is always traumatic, whether just out of college, graduate school or a veteran of the working world. As traumatic as it may for the new employee, this is a period when opinions and ...

Canada Employment Immigration -- Jimmy Sturo
Both the birth and death rates in Canada are on the decline. As a result, the young and skilled population is in short supply. To offset this situation, the government of Canada has loosened its ...

Resignation Letters: Don't Let Yours Backfire On You... -- Shaun Fawcett
It turns out that "tips and templates on how to write resignation letters" is the third most sought-after information at my Writing Help Central Web site. So, when I looked into the subject more ...

How To Succeed Without A Degree -- Nike Comfort
While having a formal education is certainly a good way to break into some industries, don’t fret if you didn’t earn a college degree. There’s still hope! Let’s look at three qualities you ...

What to Do if You are Over 40 and Have Lost Your Job -- Roger Clark
Could this be you? You’re working at your family’s welding business during the day, and then go to your second job at night. You’re 50-some years old, working as a cashier at Target. You always ...

Why One Word Answers are Bad News at Job Interviews -- Roger Clark
Active Listening Skill Tips for Interviews During a job interview, a potential employer asks, “Can you take on more than one project at a time?” If you respond, “Yes,” you may want to rethink ...

After Your Interview - What Must You Do Next? -- Roger Clark
Prior to leaving make sure that you have noted the name of the person or persons who interviewed you. This will come in handy later for a number of purposes. Also, do make sure that you shake hands ...

How to Find the Best Career for You, Without Shedding a Tear Along the Way! -- Todd Jirecek
Everyday people set out and try to find the best career for them. They may have an idea of what it is they want after college and they may not. Either way just graduating with a certain degree will ...

Hiring the Best - Interviewing Strategies that WORK! -- Terence Traut
In today’s competitive environment, hiring has increasingly become a key link in establishing and maintaining your company’s edge. By attracting and hiring the best people, your company can move ...

Career - Test Your Negotiation Skills -- CD Mohatta
Negotiation is part of every professional’s life. To negotiate, means to arrive at an understanding with another person, so that both of you are satisfied with the results. Do you know what is your ...

Finding Employment On The Internet -- Stephen McBride
The Internet is a great tool with a multitude of purposes, but how successful is it for helping you to find work? If you enter the words “employment opportunities” into a search engine you can be ...

Employee Training: Ten Tips For Making It Really Effective -- Vicki Heath
Whether you are a supervisor, a manager or a trainer, you have an interest in ensuring that training delivered to employees is effective. So often, employees return from the latest mandated training ...

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Relocation And The Currency Market -- Dave Lympany
As we all know, there are many important areas to be considered in the process of relocating. From the physical removal of household goods, to settling children into new schools, there seem to be an ...

10 Tips To Resign Your Job With Professionalism And Pride -- Cathy Goodwin
Congratulations! You just got an offer for a wonderful new job. There's just one catch. You have to say good-by to your current employer. Maybe you loved your job and you face an emotional ...

Careers – The Choice Of A Lifetime -- Graeme Notega
Wheeee! Schools out and now it’s time for surging ahead in a career! But which career? How does one match their fantasies and ambitions with the realities of today’s world? How can one even ...

Importance Of Skills Emphasis On Job Interviews -- Maxwell Hurst
Skill emphasis during the interview is important to show the employer what makes you different from all the other job candidates. In this competitive world, companies search for the most qualified ...

Matching Your Skills To Find Appropriate Jobs -- Maxwell Hurst
Skills refer to the things you do well. The key to finding the most appropriate jobs in the industry is recognizing your own skills and communicating the significance written and verbally to a ...

Tips For A Successful Local Job Search -- Maxwell Hurst
If you are seriously searching for a local job, but you have no idea where to look, you may be just one of the thousands of unemployed people in the country. However, finding a job is easy when you ...

How To Follow Up On All Contacts -- Maxwell Hurst
If you are still in the job search process, it is extremely important to follow up on all contacts. It is not good to just sit and wait for results to come pouring in when you think that you've ...

Twelve Tips to Make 'Moments of Truth" Count -- Kelly O'Brien
People’s impressions are a result of accumulated experiences or ‘moments of truth’ that the world has with your organization over time. Everything you (and those you manage) do sends a message, ...

How To Get Referrals From Warm Contacts -- Maxwell Hurst
You may find it hard to use networking to find a job if you can't rely on your warm contacts to give you the information you need. At times, you would have to ask your warm contacts to refer you ...

Your Best Job Search Tool May Be Your Computer -- Marv Ko
Have you ever been frustrated at the lack of job possibilities advertised in the classified section of your local newspaper? Large papers may offer more choices, but you will still be limited by the ...

How To Be Invited For Interviews -- Maxwell Hurst
Once the application has been sent and the resume received the next thing that should happen is that the employer will be calling to test communication skills by means of an interview. Allowing ...

Why You Should Write An Interview Thank You Letter -- Stu Pearson
Job searching not only include resumes and interviews, but also involves other activities to ensure that you get the job you want. An interview should never be considered as the end process of job ...

Career Enhancement Basics -- Joyce Jackson
Career Enhancement Choosing a career is a hard decision to make. The decision and choice you make will impact you for most of your life because it sets a course for you for decades. How do you make ...

The Different Types Of Job Interviews -- Kryssa Lighthall
Job interviews are all about finding the right fit between the employer and potential employee. Job hunters going on interviews can expect one of two primary styles of interviewing. The following ...

Eight Steps On How to Get Hired -- Mark Louie
Nowadays getting hired is very difficult. It is more than just passing a resume, applying and forever hoping to get hired. Well it is time to stop hoping and start really getting hired. Here are the ...

Employees - Money Is Not The Only Inspiration -- CD Mohatta
How to inspire employees to perform better and continue retaining their loyalty with the company? Ask this question around and the first option may be given as to raise the pay. Is raising the salary ...

Career - Are You Facing Burnout -- C.D.Mohatta
Chronic stress over a period of time may make you feel totally helpless and unable to cope up with demands of life. This can cause burn out. When in a job, you feel that you are overburdened, and ...

The Job Interview From Start To Finish -- Kryssa Lighthall
The questions you ask are usually used by the interviewer to evaluate your fitness for the job. You should research enough to be able to ask questions that are not found in obvious places such as the ...

How To Bulletproof Your Career! -- Ford R. Myers, M.Ed.
In the not-too-distant past, ascending the corporate ladder assured management professionals of a bigger office, a stronger compensation package and a more secure future. But today, executives are ...

13 Resume Mistakes That Can Cost You The Interview -- Judi Perkins
1. A BLAND OR GENERIC OBJECTIVE: If your objective could be applied to a marketing resume as easily as a resume for an accounting position, then your objective says nothing and will get you nowhere. ...

No More Generic Cover Letters! -- Judi Perkins
Creating a job search cover letter doesn’t need to be a laborious process. Effective cover letters are short, skimmable and easy to read (a good rule of thumb no matter WHERE your cover letter is ...

Fired Before You’re Hired: Five Ways to Ruin Any Interview -- Gwendolyn A. Lee
Arrive on time. Dress well. Write a thank-you note. Don’t lie on the application. You have the job-hunting basics down, but the gods of employment have plagued your people with a drought. Whether ...

Eighteen "Do Nots" For Your Next Job Interview -- Robert Crane
In my career I’ve had plenty of job interviews, probably fifty. And I have to admit that my get-an-offer percentage is maybe 95%; not bad. On the flip side, I have interviewed over a hundred ...

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3 Steps to a Better Career: Finding Your True Talents to Work from Home for Life -- Sylvie Charrier
Did you know that you have an untapped source of revenue at your very fingertips? It’s true, but there’s no need to look too far for it because that source of revenue is you! If you’re ready to ...

Don't Fail to Pay What It Takes to Attract Top Talent -- Bill Lee
There’s an old saying in business that you can’t get a $70,000 employee by hiring two employees earning $35,000 each. While this is true, many managers make the decision every day to refuse to ...

Organize Your Job Search -- Brian Bowman
The job search process involves a lot of planning and attention to detail, so it’s no wonder that many people quickly feel overwhelmed and even a bit out of control. The best way to avoid this is ...

It's Not Your Job to Lower Your Fees to Help the Client Afford You -- Kirstin Carey
I constantly receive questions and complaints from my creative professional clients about what to do when a prospect claims, "I can't afford your prices, but I want your services." My clients are ...

Tired of the Cold Weather?….Get a Cruise Ship Job This Winter! -- Neil Maxwell
Copyright 2006 Neil Maxwell Keys With Winter here, and the cold setting in, maybe it's time to think about climates sunnier? One very popular solution is to "Get a cruise ship job!" Think about ...

When The Job Kills, What Next? -- Laurie Sheppard
You say the job is killing you. Here are some questions to help you assess your situation clearly before you chuck it all. What happened, you or them? Somewhere along the line things changed. Your ...

Who Is to Blame for Job Dissatisfaction? -- Laurie Sheppard
Many of the stereotypes of companies are true. Companies often hire inexperienced workers for low pay, don’t train them and then wonder why they get poor performance. Companies don’t sufficiently ...

Getting a job as a crew member on a luxury mega-yacht. -- Matt Canham
Larry Ellison, Paul Allen and Tiger Woods all have them. I'm talking about mega-yachts - privately owned floating palaces. In case you aren't already aware, a mega-yacht is any motor or sail ...
Re: Getting a job as a crew member on a luxury mega-yacht. -- Carlos Melo
I am Brazilian and do not have a real profession yet ,so I find this site and asking for a possible oportunity. I am interessed for such works on yacht. Please answer me if it possible. Thanks

What If You Want A Job But You're Overqualified? -- Melanie Szlucha
We’ve all been in that position. There are times in your life when you just need a paycheck to keep food in the fridge and gas in the car. You tell yourself that you’ll take any job and love ...

5 Things You Must Do Before a Job Interview -- Melanie Szlucha
So you just found out that you have a job interview tomorrow and unfortunately procrastination is a weaknesses you haven’t yet conquered. Here are the down and dirty tips to pull it together at the ...

Job Interview Success is in the Details--The Handshake -- Melanie Szlucha
People form impressions of others based on the smallest details. Perhaps when you read this message line you laughed at how improbable it would be to NOT get a job offer because your handshake was ...

Preparing for a Job Interview by Recording Yourself -- Melanie Szlucha
Many people, myself included, hate listening to the sound of their voice on a tape recorder or video. The torture is akin to having bamboo shoots pushed under the fingernails of one hand, while ...

Discussing Your Teamwork Experience in a Job Interview -- Melanie Szlucha
Here’s an overview of my TODAY acronym as a way to prepare for job interviews. T – Teamwork O – Overcoming Obstacles D – Duties of your past position A – Achievements Y – Your Strengths ...

Using Your Friends To Help You Prepare For a Job Interview -- Melanie Szlucha
Helpful friends are great. They’re there to offer advice and support, and generally listen to your complaints or concerns about looking for a job. However when heading on the interview trail, you ...

What Should I Wear to a Job Interview? -- Melanie Szlucha
Deciding what to wear to a job interview can put you in a stressful quandary. On one hand, you know that you always want to look professional and give the impression that you are serious about the ...

Job Interviews: What makes a great interview -- Annette Lewis
While regarded by many as an imperfect way to choose a new employee, interviews are used by almost all organisations irrespective of size or sector. You may not like the process and indeed some fear ...

Job Interviews: How to Succeed and Win Job Offers -- Annette Lewis
Interviews are used by almost all organizations irrespective of size or sector. Job hunters may not like the process much and indeed some fear interviews intensely however to get that crucial job ...

Are You Tired of Your Job -- Markku Saastamoinen
If you're working a regular job and tired of the daily grind, you may be thinking how great it would be to have your own business and be your own boss. Or maybe you probably have ideas about how ...

Is Your Job Stressful? Add a Little Harmony -- Gary Mosher
Every job has stress. Some stress is due to the nature of the job, some stress we apply to ourselves, and some stress is caused by those around us, be it demanding bosses, unreasonable customers or ...

Career Change - Beware - Non Average Job Salaries! -- Margaret Stead
Copyright 2006 Margaret Stead According to the Society of Human Resource Managers, US, 53% of all job applicants lie to some extent on their resume. What if you have been 'economical with the ...

7 Job-Winning Insider Tips for Freelancers -- Josiah Mackenzie
Working as a freelancer can be a fabulous opportunity to earn money. Some small business owners use sites such as Guru.com and Elance.com to supplement their income and attract new clients, while ...

Work at Home Jobs vs Self Employment -- Randy Ray
Not everyone is interested in owning their own home business, but a lot of people are interested in dropping out of the rat race a little bit. More and more jobs are available where you can work from ...

Secured loans for unemployed – tone down the bitterness of unemployment -- Scarlette Riley
Can ones home be of any extra importance for the unemployed people? Watching the growing interest of loan providers towards unemployed people makes one think on these lines. The present outlook ...

The Different Types Of Job Interviews -- Kryssa Lighthall
Job interviews are all about finding the right fit between the employer and potential employee. Job hunters going on interviews can expect one of two primary styles of interviewing. The following ...

How To Win At Job Interviews -- Stu Pearson
Most applicants fail because they lack confidence in themselves. A job interview should never be treated or compared to an interrogation. This wrong notion of what an interview should be actually ...

The Only Way To Resign -- Judi Perkins
Once you've accepted the offer with your new employer and set the start date, obviously the next step is to let your current employer know you'll be leaving. Write a brief letter of ...

You've Been Named Boss; Now What? -- Ramon Greenwood
Betty made a giant leap forward in her career when she landed a new position as Director of Marketing for a major division of a multi-billion dollar corporation. She would go from supervising one ...

Ace a Job Interview -- Magalie Noel Dresse
If you are job hunting and want to land a great opportunity it is extremely important to ace the job interview. While a job resume is important to get you into the door, in order to get the job of ...

Winning Ways at Interviews -- Charles Trumpess
Marketing communications copywriter Charlie Trumpess takes a humorous look at how best to tackle that age old terror, the job interview. Let’s face it, job interviews are about as much fun as a hot ...

5 Tips for Surviving and Unfair Boss -- Gary Mosher
Every job has stress, but the workplace environment can seem almost unbearable when working for an over-demanding or unfair boss. You don’t have to like your boss, but you do need to be able to ...

Why Is It Useful to Change Jobs? -- Denis Glover
Changing jobs is quite natural for many people nowadays. Specialists kept on switching companies looking for a better place to work at. But their functional responsibilities still remain the same. ...

Do You Get Attention With Your 30-Second Introduction? -- Kevin Dervin
I went to a networking event the other day where the meeting leader said, "We’re going to skip doing the 30-second introductions today because mine’s so bad and it doesn’t work that it ...

Jobs And Over Aged Applicants -- Maxwell Hurst
Though some employers would prefer a younger workforce, the older applicants still have a wide variety of career choices to choose from. Employers are starting to see the potential of older and ...

Career Options -- Joe Goertz
It would seem as though the most appropriate time for a young person to consider career options is when they are embarking on the journey of choosing a college to attend. For some their career ...

The Best Defense - Difficult Interview Questions -- Joel Vance
In an interview, worrying about your perceived inadequacies, or what can be viewed as negative items on your history of employment, will get you nowhere. In fact, having a negative focus on things ...

Three Common Deadly Mistakes Made In Job Interviews -- Harry Richards
Since no two interviews are alike it is difficult to be prepared for the unexpected. You can however focus on your presentation skills which may be even more important than what you have to say. Here ...

Be Prepared for the Unexpected -- Angela Betts
How long has it been since you last had to search for a new job? These days it’s not at all unusual to change careers or jobs several times in a lifetime. The idea of retiring from the same company ...

How To Make The Most Of Yourself At An Interview -- Gina Gardiner
Are you just about to leave university? You are just setting out in the job market? You have a number of hurdles to get over before you have the job you have been dreaming of. You find the thought of ...

Job Search Tips -- Maxwell Hurst
If you’re not sure what to do, here’s a list that might help. 1. Know thyself. Identify what really interest and excites you. Understand that these traits define you and use it to explore career ...

Some Tips On How Not To Lose A Job -- Maxwell Hurst
Nowadays, finding a job can be very tedious. However, some people contend that trying to keep a job to avoid the risk of losing it is in even harder. This is because they are trying whatever viable ...

Unemployment Blues: Mind Over Mood -- Virginia Bola, PsyD
Our lives are tranquil and smooth so seldom, it seems. We have our ups-and-downs, our good days and bad days, our sunny moods and black moods. The less we swing in opposite directions, the happier we ...

Self-Employment: Do you know the Difference between Rates and Wages -- Ellen Zucker
The difference between rates and wages is not always clear to newly self-employed people and their wage-earning clients. Both look similar on the surface; both are expressed in dollars and cents per ...

Yes, I've Had Gaps In My Employment History--What To Do About It? -- Marilyn Tellez
1. Honestly, there is not a single person who has not had SOME gaps in their work history. Anyone who says differently is someone who might not always tell the truth. 2. So, you, job seeker have had ...

Self-Employment in the Age of the Computer -- Richard Moore
I believe that there is a huge market that is not widely recognized but, available right now for people to create their own careers. I approached Human Resources, E.I., and Canada Manpower in Canada, ...

Are You Suited for Self-employment? -- Barnaby Kalan
A recent poll conducted by Yahoo! Small Business showed that nearly 3 out of 4 Americans have considered starting their own business. In fact, of more than 2,200 adults surveyed, over half (51 ...

Tips for Employment Application -- Manik Thapar
Many jobs require jobseekers to complete an application instead of submitting a résumé. But an application is a résumé in disguise: Its purpose is to show your qualifications. Here are some tips ...

Unemployment Blues: Life Changing Events -- Virginia Bola, PsyD
If we are unlucky enough to be at the wrong place at the wrong time, we experience a personal tsunami - a misfortune of devastating proportions that sweeps away our routine lifestyle and forever ...

Creating and Interpreting Behavior During an Employment Interview -- L Scott Harrell
Before conducting an interview, the interviewer must understand the fundamentals of behavior as it relates to the act of lying. During the interview, the interviewer must be concerned with whether or ...

Conducting Pre-Employment Reference Inquiries and Background Investigations -- L Scott Harrell
Reference and background inquiries allow an employer to verify information provided by the applicant. Companies who make proper and judicious use of the information gathered as a result of a thorough ...

Advantages of Self Employment -- Carl Mueller
I recognized the advantages of self employment about 5 years ago when I started working for myself. After working for other people my whole career, it was certainly a bit of a change when I no longer ...

Temporary Employment: How I Turned It Into A Fulltime Job -- Carl Mueller
Temporary employment can be a good way to get your foot in the door of a company you’d like to work for fulltime. I’m not necessarily referring to temp work, where you work through a temp agency ...

Interviewing Skills: Presentation of Your Work History -- Virginia Bola, PsyD
Your work history becomes a key focus in a job interview, usually right after the requisite pleasantries of whether you had difficulty finding your way, comments about the traffic and weather, and an ...

Employment Job Searching Using the Internet -- Dakota Caudilla
Finding employment opportunities has never been easier than now- with the consistent and constant growth of the Internet. Using the Internet, job seekers can simply find vacancies of their choice in ...

What Every Employee Should Know About How to Overcome Boredom -- Etienne Gibbs
Do you find yourself easily becoming bored or tired at work for no apparent reason? If that's the case, then pay close attention. Research has shown that fatigue and a worn-out feeling are often ...

4 Powerful Career Education Tips: Success Is In Your Attitude! -- Paul Megan
Depressed about your work? Feeling dispirited? A savvy career education review may tell you it’s not your job. Career education wisdom says, “You have to choose to do the best you can with what ...

Changing Careers -- Eddie Tribiana
Sometime in your life, you might decide that your current career is leading nowhere, or you might just be tired of doing the same old thing and feel that something better is waiting to be explored. ...

Planning Your Job Search -- Stefanie Spikell
Today’s job market is a dog eat dog environment. You are competing against global candidates, ever younger, ever more technologically competent, ever more willing to work for less. How you approach ...

Job Interviews: Prepare Questions In Advance -- Virginia Bola, PsyD
An interview almost invariably closes with the potential employer asking if you have any questions. Often an applicant will ask for clarification on benefits -insurance, vacation time, etc. While ...

Career Path Career Path Divergence – Navigating The Ten-Year Fork In The Road -- Alesia Benedict, CPRW, JCTC
After working with engineers and IT professionals for over ten years, I have noticed a consistent pattern in career paths of these types of professionals. The career paths are generally similar in ...
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