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Is Working From Home All It's Cracked Up To Be?
I’ve worked from home for the last 27 years so I guess I am entitled to make some observations about how it works.There are some critical issues that you would need to consider – before deciding to do this yourself.1. Discipline. Working from home means working – not staying. And the temptations . . .
Over 50 And Changing Careers? You’d Better Have a Plan
Over 50 And Changing Careers? You’d Better Have a Plan By Kent JohnsonLike it or not, if you’re over 50 and changing careers, you’re going to face some challenges that younger workers aren’t accustomed to. There’s an unspoken bias out there against older workers – at least in many companies - and. . .
How to Become a Mystery Shopper
“Like this shirt? I got it at the mall, free. We’re going todinner tonight, free. Oh look, another check in the mail andanother PayPal deposit. C’mon kids, we’re going to BurgerLand,free. This new hammer, free. A bouquet of flowers? For Me? Howbeautiful and free.” Nothing in this world is free, r. . .
Stressed Out? It Might Be Your Job
“I’m stressed out.”If you find yourself thinking--or saying--this to yourselfon a regular basis, you might have a real problem on yourhands. Job and career related stress has been on the risein recent years, as occupations become more complex, andworkers are taking on more and more responsibilit. . .
Will a Personality Test Help You Find a Career?
The short answer is yes and no. Many people take personality tests such as the Myers-Briggs® to help them in their career searches. Here are some arguments for and against relying on such tests:On the “yes” side, it’s a well-known phenomenon in the world of work that birds of a feather flock tog. . .
How to Effectively Use Training Videos
There is a new fad that has been gaining in popularity recently. This fad is of the use of training videos for various subjects. The use of training videos has been widely used for various things such as: in the work place, for dog training, educational training, work out or exercise training,. . .
GRADUATING WITH A PLAN OF ACTION
Congratulations, you’ve just graduated with a degree in your chosen field. So what’s your next step going to be to launch your long-anticipated career?Like a young racehorse at the starting gate, you have tons of energy and determination, and are anxious to get out there and seize new career oppo. . .
Job Search: Is It a Numbers Game?
Unfortunately, job search can be a "numbers game".When the Internet first came on the job search scene it was a great differentiator. Candidates who found jobs advertised on the Internet and submitted their resumes via email often went to the front of the line. They were competing with other job. . .
Self Employment Ideas
Can there be anything more exciting than being self employed?Self employment means having no boss. Being you own boss carriesa tremendous responsibilty that can bring with it tremendousrewards as well. Visit the top websites below to get more selfemployment ideas.A self-employed person works for . . .
How to Tie a Tie: 3 Tips to Enhance Your Job Interview Attire
If someone asks you "what's the most important part of your job interview attire?", what would you answer? The suit? The shirt? The shoes? Perhaps. But did you know that the tie, to your outfit, is what the focal point is to a picture?The shirt is the canvas and the suit is the frame. Change the . . .