Although the US unemployment rate as of November 2012 was reported to have fallen to 7.7% in November, the number of unemployed individuals still remained high at 12 million. Thus, it is clear that finding a job can be very difficult. Fortunately, there are some job hunting strategies that can make it easier for you to find work. Here is a brief overview of some of them. Read More »
When you get a new job, everything about the job is going to be new to you. A new company that you will be working at, you will have a new manager, you will be working with a new team, and you will be meeting new people at the office. This is a very exciting time when you move onto something new in your career but this it is also a time when what you say and what you do on your first day of the new job will be noticed by everyon. Read More »
If you are looking for ways to earn extra cash, there’s no need to look far. All you have to do is go online and choose from the myriad of online jobs out there. Don’t worry, because the online jobs come in different shapes and sizes. You will certainly find one that suits your financing needs and your available time. If you are just looking for some simple, effortless ways to make money, here are some online jobs that can work for you. Read More »
Almost people who tend to seek a job understand that resume is the decisive factor to whether you can make it to the interview round or not. Moreover, don’t forget that resume and resume is “two sides of the one” which show your outstanding capability. However, not everyone can know how to make his resume and resume become “decisive” to the employer. It is not about spending more time or providing more information in the resume that make that resume becomes well impressive to the employers. Read More »
People are generally happiest in their jobs when they do something fulfilling or that they are passionate about. Confucious says, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Love doesn’t run the world though, money does (unfortunately.) All of these jobs listed not only pay very well but also have reportedly high satisfaction ratings.
User Experience Designers have an average annual pay of $79,100. These specialized designers are the ones behind the user interfaces and other elements that make the things we interact with every day more “user friendly.” This can be anything from making a website more visually appealing to making your car’s buttons and dials easier to distinguish and operate. Read More »
As an experienced career coach and resume writer, I would rate the following four factors as being critical in determining the success of any job search campaign: Demand-supply dynamics, a candidate’s background, quality of resume, and job search strategies.
With this introduction, I rate the following job search mistakes as being unequivocally disastrous: Read More »
There are many ways in which a person or an organization can make a first impression. In business, the most common and arguably the most effective is through the written word.
Why is this? Well, because written content has a certain finality to it. It’s safe to say that when any of us reads a flyer, sees a billboard, hears a commercial, reads an article or blog post or visits a website that the text we see or that is behind what we hear is a final version of the thoughts being conveyed. After all, most of us wouldn’t necessarily throw a first draft of anything out into the world for all to see unless we really felt it was optimized for the greatest effect. Read More »
Learning how to relieve stress can remove several obstacles to your performance whatever you’re working with.
Stress can be a “big monster” to anyone and would like to avoid it as much as possible. However this is a part of life and living your purpose. Without it your personal development would be slow and you may not find the kind of results you’re looking for.
Stress is not really bad if it’s balanced because it can push you to greater things but if it gets too much and uncontrolled it will cause you many troubles that can affect your performance negatively. Read More »
Many people think there is some secret sauce to success in business. I think what people are really looking for are the shortcuts to success. The short answer is that there are no shortcuts. But for there are some things you can do in your business that will increase your odds of success.
In my opinion, there are 7 things that you can use as your secret weapons to success. These 7 secret weapons are common areas you can focus on that will dramatically increase your business and wipe-out the competition. While these 7 secret weapons are simple on the surface, they all take time, patience, and working with a team to carry out. Read More »
There are numerous ways in which to promote your business and today my challenge was to see how many I could come up with that were either zero or low cost. After a brief brainstorming session, I was surprised to see how many I’d managed to come up with and they are probably just the tip of the iceberg. They are all tried and tested methods, all of which can work though the results may also depend on the business you are in. Here are my top 7: Read More »