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How do You React to Security Threats at Work?

The news was abuzz this week with the revelation that Russian hackers had released details of all the computers, webcams and other devices that they had gained access to online.  It caused a diplomatic storm as attempts were made to force the Russians to shut the site down. It raised the question for me though of how secure our work computers are, and how we would respond should we find...

How to Make the Most of Bali When You Work Online

How to Make the Most of Bali When You Work Online

Bali: just saying the name aloud conjures up technicolor images of pristine beaches, tall swaying palms and crystal clear seas. Without doubt, there can be few other places in the world that espouse as much allure and immediate appeal as this exotic Indonesian island to the east of Java. Suffice to say, Bali has become a big draw for digital nomads over the last decade. Along with its...

Tips for Creating and Selling Printables on Your Blog

Tips for Creating and Selling Printables on Your Blog

Monetising your blog can net you a few extra dollars for all your hard work. Printables are one way of producing an income stream. In this article when we refer to ‘printables’ we’re talking about posters, labels, stickers, and anything else that can be printed onto a material. Read on for some tips on creating and selling printables from your blog. How to Make Printables All...

Top 5 Tips for Effective Consultative Selling

Top 5 Tips for Effective Consultative Selling

Having been a salesperson before, I understand what customers go through when approached by aggressive sales people looking to get commissions for goods/services sold to them. In most cases there is no time for the client to think and buy a product or service willingly as they are won over before they even do that. It is not an experience they look forward to and some clients may actually avoid...

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How to Cope with Job-Hunting after Being Employed for So Many Years

How to Cope with Job-Hunting after Being Employed for So Many Years

Unless you’re fresh out of university with some juicy internships under your belt and a parental safety net to fall back on, job hunting can be scary. That’s even more true with you’ve been employed with the same company for many years. It can feeling like dating again after many years of marriage, and you may worry that you’ve forgotten how. Here are some things to...

Top 10 Reasons to Become a Doctor

Top 10 Reasons to Become a Doctor

Sure you could become a lawyer and make the same amount of money, but you wouldn’t be in everyday danger of being sprayed with bodily fluids. Also, if you have a Messiah Complex, what better place to play God than in the ER?  As seen in series such as Scrubs, E.R., House and Grey’s Anatomy, all hospital staff are crazy hot! So get your Doctor McDreamy-butt on the train to Med...

How to Calculate Turnover

How to Calculate Turnover

Turnover is part of business. It really can’t be avoided. The best you can hope for, and word towards, is lowering your turnover rate to as low as possible (although hitting and maintaining a zero is incredibly hard). Turnover refers to employees leaving positions that you then need to fill. This may be voluntary (employees that retire or quit) or involuntary (employees being terminated...

How to Derive Maximum Benefits from Reading

How to Derive Maximum Benefits from Reading

Most people read a wide range of resources on a daily basis. This includes magazines, newspapers, books, articles and eBooks. However, many don’t gain much from the materials they read. The following are some tips which will help you derive maximum benefits from your reading: 1. Decide what you want to learn Before you begin reading any material, think about why you are reading it in the...

How to Get Paid to Manage Other’s Social Media Accounts

How to Get Paid to Manage Other’s Social Media Accounts

If you love social media and you’re a master of drawing people in, you could make money managing social media accounts on a part-time or a full-time basis. With social media being more important than ever before, in the grand scheme of things, brands are looking for people who know how to engage people through the various networks. Let’s take a look at how you can go about getting...

Video Has Killed the Written CV: This Infographic Tells Us Why!

Video Has Killed the Written CV: This Infographic Tells Us Why!

Since we are living in a world where almost everything is digital, as jobseekers you need to keep up with the latest technological trends. Even when you are applying for a job, you want to stand out from the crowd and encourage employers to choose you over other candidates! But how are you going to do that?  Thisinfographiccreated by Richard Madison, the Marketing Executive for the...

How to Answer the Top 10 Web Design Interview Questions

How to Answer the Top 10 Web Design Interview Questions

Good web designers are in high demand and opportunities in this rapidly expanding sector are growing on a daily basis. These days, every business from corporate giants to small local firms and sole traders has its own website so there are plenty of jobs to be had. That said, aspiring web designers will still have to go through the application and interview process, and the more...

How to Organise the Experience Section on your Resume

How to Organise the Experience Section on your Resume

Don’t know how to organise your experience section on your resume? Luckily for you, there are many ways to structure your work experience to highlight you as a more attractive candidate to potential employers. The overall aim is to reflect your knowledge and skills in a way that catches the employers attention instantly. Here are 5 tips on how you can do that: #1 Paid employment only Name...

What Success Means to Men and Women

What Success Means to Men and Women

Success comes in many forms, but a new study suggests that when it comes to how we define success in our careers, our gender plays a major role. The study, which brands itself as the largest scientific study of gifted individuals done anywhere in the world to date, was conducted by researchers at Vanderbilt Peabody College of Education. "For men and women alike, we found that those who...

How To Save Your Job If You've Really Messed Up

How To Save Your Job If You've Really Messed Up

So you’ve screwed the pooch, your boss is pissed, your boss’s boss is pissed, the owner of the company put a price on your head. While the best idea when you have a contract out on your life is to hide in a basement and stock pile canned food, here are some ways to keep your job if you’ve “messed” the bed. 1. If it’s fixable, fix it Although as we stated...

How to Become Chief Justice of the United States

How to Become Chief Justice of the United States

It is the dream of many ambitious legal professionals to one day occupy the top position in the US federal courts system – that of the Chief Justice. The Chief Justice is a man of many hats. He or she is not only the chief judge of the Supreme Court, but also the chief administrative officer of the federal courts. To reach this position, you must be a proven leader with an intricate...

Top 10 Best Cities to Live in -2014

Top 10 Best Cities to Live in -2014

London, New York and Tokyo don’t even feature in the top ten of the Economist’s respected ‘Liveability Index’, published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The index crunches 30 “qualitative and quantitative” indicators across five, key, weighted categories: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, infrastructure and education resources. A total...

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