Unfortunately, today's job market is not what it used to be. Even college grads who were at the top of their class may struggle to find jobs in their field. Many entry-level positions are unpaid or so competitive they become unappealing. Instead of committing yourself to this struggle, why not consider employment in an alternative career? Doing so has a number of benefits that … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons to Try an Alternative Career after College
When looking for a job, you want to make sure your resume sells you as the person most qualified for the position. What your resume looks like matters. If it is unorganized or the font is too small or too large, it probably won’t get read. Resume samples found here will show you professionally designed formats that you can use as a template for your own. When applying for … [Read more...] about How to Customize Your Resume for a Specific Job
Project Management Professional (PMP) certified individuals are growing in number thanks to the evolving business world around us. A PMP certified is a person that leads and directs project teams to deliver results within a specific time frame. Thousands of candidates prepare and appear for a PMP exam but only a few reign supreme and find glory. If you’re wanting to get a … [Read more...] about Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification FAQS
The retirement years are not all they are cracked up to be for some people. Finding the right job after retirement is not easy, especially in today’s job climate. Most companies will jump at the chance to hire a senior, but it is up to the senior to find those people. In some cases, an elderly person may be able to find a senior care company that puts on a job fair. These types … [Read more...] about 5 Helpful Tips for Seniors Looking for a Job
Going to college to get your degree or to get additional training can both be an exciting and scary experience. This is especially true for busy entrepreneurs, who have to balance their business, school life, family obligations, and other priorities. If you are thinking of getting your degree, you have come to the right place! Today, we are going to learn more about what … [Read more...] about Why Entrepreneurs Should Consider Attending Online College
It is not uncommon for university students to start their own businesses to earn money. On the other hand, it is also not uncommon for business owners to go back to school for several reasons. Some do it to master skills that will make them better business owners. Others do it for personal reasons or to pursue a passion. What most business owners don’t realize is … [Read more...] about How to Balance Between Business and Education
The start of the year likely has made you think about what job you would really love to have, and given you the impetus to go searching for it. However, with so many people in the market for a new position right now, it’s important to make sure that your application documents avoid many of the common, fundamental mistakes that are so commonly made by many job … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Ensure Your Resume Stands out From the Competition
Sometimes we need a crisis to finally make positive changes in our lives. When it comes to changing our work, the crisis could be a layoff, a financial calamity, a divorce, or an illness. After 40, you don’t want or need JUST another job, and you don’t need to retire to a golf course to discuss the good old days. After 40 you still feel young and hopeful; if only you could … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference between JUST a Job and a Vocation?
How do you feel about where you are in your life? Consider this; where you are in this very moment of reading this article is the summation of all the choices that you have made up to this point. That's the good news and the "bad news" It's a sobering idea, isn't it? What this means is that if you aren't happy with some aspects of your life then on some level you have chosen … [Read more...] about Empower Yourself Today!
What is the deal with everyone talking about maintaining a positive mental attitude? What does maintaining a positive attitude for business have to do with increasing success? Friends, family and business associates all say things like, "Keep your chin up", "Look for the silver lining," and "Look on the bright side." There are a million of these sayings and they all point to … [Read more...] about How to Cultivate a Positive Attitude for Business