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On Becoming Invaluable - A Game Of Inches  by: Jack K.
The central message of “Acres of Diamond” is for one to find meaning and opportunity where one is, rather than to seek it elsewhere. Russell Conwell illustrated this message by telling a story of..
A Positive Route to Productive Employee Behavior  by: 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..
Ten Common Hiring Mistakes Done by Managers  by: Mayuk S Dasgupta
The Consistent Risks Inherent in All Hiring Decisions To err in hiring is human - and is considered to be very expensive. Many "standard" hiring procedures are actually common mistakes, so to choose..
TESOL Jobs - An Opportunity to Teach English Around the World  by: John D Rogers
With the job market so challenging, it's a good idea to work in a field that offers job security and consistent growth. Teaching English as a second or foreign language is still in high demand,..
How to Answer The Most Difficult Interview Questions  by: Gerard McLoughlin
The following 'difficult' questions are common to most tricky or adversarial interviews. In order to convince the interviewer that you are the best person for the job, you must prepare and rehearse..
Thank You Letter - A Tool to Increase Your Chances of Getting Hired  by: Nara Venditti
College seniors will not be thrilled with the news that came out recently saying that less than 50% of employers are planning to hire college graduates. For international students getting a work visa..
How to Find the Best Career for You, Without Shedding a Tear Along the Way!  by: 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..
How to Negotiate an Employment Contract  by: Collaborator
Research your market value before your first interview: Talk to friends and acquaintances in the business, contact headhunters, and consult career Web sites that include information such as salary..
Re: Photography Jobs: Do You Have a Future in Photography?  by: David Mann
What are ways to start my photograhy career while working as an ESL instructor in South Korea?
3 Powerful Tips for Getting into the Right Business for You  by: 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 asked..
10 Tips to Burn Brightly, Rather Than Burnout on the Job  by: Kathleen MacNaughton
Burnout is awful. I know... I've been there. After my divorce back in 2000, I worked long and hard at my career. Whenever my children were with their father (even on holidays), I'd be at the office,..
How to Conduct an Interview - Tips and Questions  by: Collaborator
Learn how to conduct an interview and examples of some good questions to ask during it. After you ask for resumes, decide on who you want to interview, and arrange a time and date for the..
Motivations For Changing Careers - What You Should Know and Ask  by: Marie Warren
If you have been in a job for a period of time and feel yourself bored and not fulfilled by the aspects of it then you may need to look at changing careers. However it should not be done lightly and..
Before You Quit Your Job  by: 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..
Handing in Your Resignation and Serving Notice  by: Gerard McLoughlin
Have you made the right choice? Before deciding to resign from your current position and move to a new employer, you should weigh up as objectively as possible all the relevant factors: remuneration,..
How to Find Coworkers on Facebook  by: Contributor
Finding coworkers on Facebook is easy when you know how to utilize Facebook's search and browse functions. Using those functions, you can not only find your coworkers, but people who work for..
Essence of Teamwork  by: Anil Nigam
Requirement of Teamwork? Larger, ambitious goals requiring unique tailor made approaches usually require that people work together with other people in a team and not as individual. As the tasks are..
Unemployment Blues: Mind Over Mood  by: 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..
Strategies to Negotiate a Salary You Deserve  by: Sharon Alexander
When going into a salary negotiation with a potential employer, it is crucial that you know what people in your position are being paid. This is so important to achieving a fair starting salary. You..
Learn to Invent and Reinvent Your Future  by: 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 Exude Confidence in Your Workplace Sans Stepping on Your Boss' Shoes?  by: Larry Icabandi Nabiong
Doing your job would give you a great feeling, more so, if you always deliver the goods. Yes, accomplishing great task, as always, is the result of the Big C. CONFIDENCE. Yes, this great feeling can..
Sculpt A Career As An Artisit  by: 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,..
When Is The Best Possible Time To Start Looking For a Job?  by: 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 even..
Job Search Tips  by: 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..
Tip for Effective Presentation - Create a Powerful Context for Your Presentation  by: Piyush Bhatia
The first and the foremost thing to do prior beginning to prepare for presentation, ask yourself: 'What is the reason behind making this presentation?' Is it required to report, convince, amuse,..
Why You Should Try Teaching ESL  by: Aaron Whirl
There are a number of reasons why teaching ESL might be a profession worth considering. Teaching ESL can be rewarding, enjoyable, and quite profitable, and it comes with a number of interesting..
Work at Home Jobs vs Self Employment  by: 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..
The Top 10 Ways to Impress in Your New Career  by: Tony Jacowski
1. Actively participate in your new company's training program. Take advantage of any opportunities that will allow you to increase your knowledge or expand your skill set. 2. Never make promises..
How to Deal With a Difficult Co-Worker - 3 Practical Tips  by: Deepanjolie Figg
Getting that dream job in these trying times of competition and recession is nothing short of an achievement; keeping it, however, is something else. The niggling resentment signals sent out by a..
Ten Goal Setting Techniques  by: Paul Archer
1. Write down long, medium and short term goals. Long-term are your visions and your strategy, medium term is the planning to get to your long-term goals and short term are the to do's that make the..
What Makes You Suitable For The Job?  by: 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 becoming..
Saying Goodbye Gracefully: How to Leave Your Job with Class  by: 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..
Tips To Survive A Layoff  by: Nathan Newberger
The following eight tips will help make sure that recover from a layoff sooner than you think. #1 - DON'T PANIC: You may have lost your job but you have not lost everything. You are a skilled..
Dealing With Difficult Bosses in 3 Easy Steps  by: Michael Lee
Dealing with difficult bosses can be a nightmare, but it can also be a way for you to become better at your work. I know it sounds ridiculous, but hear me out. While they don't exactly inspire their..
Several Tips To Self Employment  by: Michael C. Miller
There exist two thorough studies on the personal qualities of an entrepreneur. Few people may tell you that it certainly takes a type A personality to be a successful entrepreneur. While others may..
Happiness and Work: Your Life Depends On It  by: The Vocational Coach™
Early one morning, Robert awoke, made his wife of 41 years some banana bread, took out the garbage and called to cancel a doctors appointment scheduled for the next day. He wrote a note to remind his..
Salary Negotiation: How To Earn More Money and Respect From Your Employer  by: Lucia Apollo Shaw
Despite how important fair pay is to most of us, effective salary negotiation is an often misunderstood and avoided topic. Current research indicates the average duration of a position today is 3.8..
Why is your job really stressful?  by: 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..
Career - Test Your Negotiation Skills  by: 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..
How to Write a Teaching CV  by: Sharon
Writing a Teaching CV Dos ● Proof-read your CV and fix the mistakes. ● Look at adverts to see what they require. Consider using similar wording in your CV. ● Make sure your layout..