June 3rd, 2013
As many Americans struggle to find permanent work or maybe even find the ideal work-life balance, they turn to freelance work. Freelance work can be a risky proposition. There is very little stability and almost always no benefits available. However, for many, freelancing offers many benefits.
Freelancing is available in a variety of career fields, including writing, computers, teaching and law. There are also many options available, especially for those with strong writing skills. Freelance work provides flexibility for busy people, so they can work at any time of the day: morning, noon, night and even weekends.The Continue reading this entry »
March 21st, 2013
In this day and age, with the economy still floundering and so many people out of work, it is absolutely essential to have the perfect job interview. Doing great during your initial interview will certainly open doors for you that can lead to you getting the job or even getting another with the same company. There are some great tips you can use to your advantage that can help you to ace your interview.
First and foremost, take the time to research the company and the position for which you Continue reading this entry »
April 10th, 2012
So you’re out of work and you spend your days talking to the dog and looking into Texas Electricity Providers – there’s no shame in that! But it’s high time you got back in the workforce and started making moneyis your resume ready? Here are a few tips for a killer job-landing resume:
UPDATE – It should go without saying but your resume should be as updated as possible. Order your work experience starting with most recent and include every duty you can think of that will relate to the specific job you’re applying for.
HAVE MANY – Speaking of specifics, it’s crucial to have more than one resume so you can give them out to different jobs. Have a creative, fun resume for marketing or a more polished, professional one for jobs you don’t know much about.
CONTACT INFORMATION – So many people forget to update their contact information! Get a working phone number and be sure to include an email address that reads professional. If the hiring manager wants to get in touch with you they should know how!
September 16th, 2011
Dealing with friends or family when trying to help them find a job, or offering them one, can be a very tricky situation.
Trying to help someone find a job is not always a good idea. A job is always a potential career opportunity. Job seekers often want to hold off on applications until the “right job’ comes along. Suggestions from you can often be taken as criticisms of their current unemployment. A related problem is that you always really don- Continue reading this entry »
September 14th, 2011
When you are considering starting your very own business, you need to carefully plan before you jump in. With careful forethought, your business will be enjoyable and have a better chance for success.
You need to consider what you enjoy doing or would like to sell. Picking something you like will ensure that your interest and motivation stay high. You also want to find something that is in demand with the general public. When you have chosen your product or service, you need to set down a business plan. This includes your budget to get Continue reading this entry »
September 10th, 2011
In today’s economy, job hunting can be a hassle but luckily there are several solutions that can help you to better yourself and to further alleviate those pains when trying to get a job that you feel your qualified for. Many jobs want experience and degrees but there are many that don’t and can be found online through several job post sites and sites that allow you to post a digital copy of your resume to potential employers. It’s always good to be straight forward with an employer when approached about a job but Continue reading this entry »
September 7th, 2011
Job seeking can be a very trying experience. This is due to the fact that the market is very competitive, and in a competing market it is important to make sure that you stand out among the crowd. One of the best ways to shine in the crowd is to have an excellent resume. The ten most important factors necessary for an excellent resume are as follows.
First, make sure that you list your skills using active words. Thoroughly express the specific duties performed.
Second, make sure you print your resume on resume paper. The professional presentation will get Continue reading this entry »