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5 Ways To Earn Extra Money With A Side Job

If you are a recent college graduate you’ve probably already realized that for many people it’s almost impossible to earn living wages off of one job alone. Even if you’ve been working for years, you might find that it’s becoming …

8 Work From Home Jobs For Those Tired of Commuting

These days it’s becoming more and more appealing to work from home. There’s no commute, no awkward coworker relationships, often no boss, and you get to set your own schedule. Whether you’re looking for a career change or just looking …

Learn How To Code: 5 Reasons Why It Can Help Your Career

Thinking of learning a new set of skills to enhance your chances of success?
Consider learning how to code, a skill that allows you to create basic to complex programs that help companies to run their business more efficiently. We’ll give …

Careers Advice: 7 Effective Tips To Give Your Career A Boost

If you want to move up the corporate ladder you need a career plan. You need to build one instead of simply landing jobs one after another. A career is the sum of all the knowledge, skills, and network you’ve …

5 Ways To Ask For A Pay Raise: Trusted Tips To Negotiate Your Salary Increase Effectively

Have you been stuck with the same pay scale for a year now? It’s time to talk to the boss and ask for a raise. But don’t just barge in into your boss’ office and demand for an increase; you …

Career Change Advice: 5 Things You Should Know Before You Decide

Change is something many professionals are scared of, particularly those who are already entrenched with their jobs and have integrated work routines, strategies and habits that took decades to master and mesh well with their lives. It is never easy …

Best Careers For People On A Job Search In 2014

2014 is your year to land a new job. Leading industries are always on the look out for new talents and career-hungry individuals. Know which jobs are in demand and what type of skills they are looking for.

Top 10 most dangerous jobs in the US: It’s not police officers & firefighters who have the most risky career path

Check out the infographic about America’s most dangerous jobs in 2012. They truly have harsh environments: falling trees, molten hot iron, high altitude, and the open sea create conditions conducive to fatal work injury.

Career Advice: 10 Signs That You Need To Look For A New Job

Some of us are lucky enough to get employed at an ideal company right after college. These lucky few will move up the corporate ladder with a combination of hard work, positive work environment, progressive learning, and time. But for …

Effective Note Taking Skills: 4 Techniques To Use At Meetings

Taking notes effectively is a skill you can bring with you as you climb up from an entry-level job to the dream executive position.  Even if you have a secretary or an assistant to push pencil for you, at some …

How to Stop Losing Things: With our Tips to Save Time Lost Car Keys Won’t be a Problem

Are you a chronic key-loser? Do you always seem to be misplacing your child’s homework folder that she needs to take to school in the morning? Consistently losing things can take a lot of time out of your day that …

Time Management Skills: How To Organize Your Life

How many to-do lists have you started, only to see them grow infinitely long and end up in the dust-bin? Projects to build, assignments to finish, letters to write, friends to call, bills to pay, diapers to buy, and before …

3 Tips To Meet People at Networking Events

I have always hated networking. When I first started out my career and had to go to weekly conferences and events for my job I had an extremely difficult time socializing. I loved my job and had so much in …

Plane Travels Can Be Productive: 4 Ways To Get The Work Done During a Flight

Whether you’re a frequent flyer or you only board a plane every few years you’ll know that the span of time between the thrill of takeoff and the anticipation is pretty dull. These days many planes have personal televisions, but …

Overcoming Procrastination: You Can Do It With These 6 Simple Tips

Are you having a problem finishing a task like cleaning your room for example? You’re probably in the habit of procrastinating. There’s a way to break this habit and we’ll show it to you in a while.
It turns out ignoring …

Tired at Work? These Simple Workout Tips Will Help You Get Back in Shape

I’m always surprised by how exhausted I can get after a long day at work. After all, I usually don’t do much more than sit in front of my computer and make a few phone calls. I’m certainly not doing …

Time Management Tips: How Not To Be Late

Stay on schedule by working backwards and applying these techniques, and you’ll unlock the key to how not to be late.
We all hate latecomers. In the same breath that we should not come in late whether at work or social …

Public Speaking Tips: How To Give A Great Presentation

Have you ever had to give a presentation or a talk that you knew could make or break your career with your company? It’s a lot of pressure, and many Americans are horrible public speakers. Even worse, it seems that …

How to Search for an Internship Job You’ll Be Satisfied With

Internships are becoming more popular as ways for students and young adults to enter the workforce. Some people look for internships to help them refine skills and build a resume within a certain field, while others spend years trying out …

How to Write a Professional and Creative Resume

Whether you are going out on the job market for the first time as a recent college graduate or an unemployed individual halfway through your career you’ll know how difficult it is to get ahead in the arms-race that is …

Career Advice: Making A Good Impression On Your First Day At Work

It’s your first day at a new job. You spend twice as long as usual getting ready in the morning, making sure that you look perfect and that you don’t forget anything. You’ve driven the route to work several times …

Working Overtime: Employee Rights You Should Know About

Is it legal for my employer to make me work more than 40 hours per week?
If it’s paid then it’s okay?
Like everyone else who has a job but want a life outside of it, you’ve probably gritted your teeth at …

Plants vs. Zombies 2 Creator Hits Big Money with These 5 “Secrets”

Plants vs. Zombies is literally a game changer, introducing the world to the popularity of mobile gaming and creating an army of people glued to their smartphones for hours.
Before the birds got angry and just about when people started to …

Online Freebies That All Small Businesses Should Try

If you’re a small business starting to put up an online presence, fret not of the costs and technical brouhaha. In most instances, you can get a lot of free online business tools . Think of the Internet as the …

The Best Online Tools For Home Based Businesses

Home based business and work have become part of the growing population of productive Americans, and if you’re among them, there are tons of tools around that can increase your productivity. In many cases, your home based business or work …

Seven Proven Tips for Teleworkers

If you work from home you’re one among millions who have joined the tech-enabled crowd who’ve said no to traffic jams and yes to life. Most teleworkers (those who work from home or in a remote, offsite location) find this …

HOW TO DIY: Your Total Guide For DIY Directions That Really Work

The popularity of the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) concept is consistently on the rise not only among the savings-conscious and frugal living advocates but others who find it a great way to explore their creativity, artistic skills and talents. As such, a …