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How to Become a Biochemist in the US

Biochemists are scientists who study biological and chemical processes in viruses, bacteria, human beings and other living organisms. They use their findings to solve problems in environmental protection, disease detection and prevention, agriculture and food processing. It takes advanced education and excellent research skills to become a biochemist. See Also: How to Become a Forensic...

How to Stay in Contact with Your Clients

How to Stay in Contact with Your Clients

Contact, engagement and customer service are just some of the aspects that clients expect, whether it's part of a business deal or they're purchasing something online or in-store. With an enormous number of advancements in technology, keeping in touch with friends, family members, colleagues and even clients is a lot easier than it was, let's say, a decade ago. From social media to Google...

Science-Backed Secrets to Boosting Your Confidence

Science-Backed Secrets to Boosting Your Confidence

A lay definition of confidence is knowing what you are good at, being sure of it, and behaving in ways that convey that self-knowledge. It’s a useful trait to have, one which manifests in real world benefits, even surprising ones: one study showed that self-confidence is more of an asset romantically than physical attractiveness. Other studies have shown correlations between confidence...

How to Find Free Activities in Your Area When Unemployed

How to Find Free Activities in Your Area When Unemployed

Being unemployed means you're free to spend your days as you wish – but it also means you could find yourself with a serious case of boredom when you find out how many hours you have free each day. Without the funds you're used to having, you might think it's tough to stay entertained. Start looking around, though, and you'll probably find that your community has lots of fun activities;...

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How to Take Full Advantage of Time Off

How to Take Full Advantage of Time Off

Yay! You've got some time off work. You don't have to get up early in the morning. You don't have to trudge along to work. You don't have to deal with the stresses of the day-to-day. You've got some free time that's just for you, you lucky thing! So you might as well make good use of it. See also: How to Forget About Work During Time Off

Office Etiquette (1950's)

Office Etiquette (1950's)

Hello there! I would like to you talk to about the new exciting adventure you are about to embark on. Welcome to the wonderful new world of the office environment in the 1950's. Sure you’re rearing to go, enthusiastic, young and resilient. Once you get your first job, you’ll have to deal with all kinds of people. Some will be nice, some will be difficult and others will creepily...

How to Become a (Nearly) Paperless Company

How to Become a (Nearly) Paperless Company

Despite the rapidly increasing rate of technological advancement, the idea of a paperless office seems further away than ever for most businesses. This concept, which was first envisioned by information scientist Frederick Wilfrid Lancaster back in 1978, continues to dumfound business owners who see the eradication of paper as an effective way of lowering both costs and carbon emissions. While...

How to Look Great When You’re Googled

How to Look Great When You’re Googled

Did you know that around 1 billion names are searched for in Google each day? How confident are you that when your name is Googled, positive content is shown? The co-founder of BrandYourself, the company responsible for this infographic, was so frustrated with “losing opportunities” through employers mistaking him for a drug dealer that he decided to set up his own reputation...

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How Often Do You Look at Your Phone?

Your phone is probably one of the things you never let out of sight. Every once in a while you catch yourself holding your mobile phone, checking for any missed calls and catching up with the latest Facebook news feed updates. As much as you enjoy doing it, you feel guilty since you know it’s wrong to be so addicted to technology. But what can you do? Whether you have figured out or not...

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Do Millennials Want To Lead?

There has been no shortage of copy written over the past few years about millennials, with various claims about their desire for meaningful work or their aptitude with technology. But what about their leadership capabilities? See Also: Survey Reveals That Millennials Want to Lead A recent survey published by WorkplaceTrends.com found that leadership is not high on the agenda of millennials. The...

5 Factors to Consider Before Hiring a Business Attorney

5 Factors to Consider Before Hiring a Business Attorney

One of the most vital decisions you will need to make as an entrepreneur is choosing an attorney for your business. You will need to hire the services of an attorney when forming a corporation, buying or selling your business, filing a patent, making special allocations or facing litigation. Since hiring an attorney usually means establishing a long-term relationship, you need to make your...

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Is this the World’s Worst Ever Safety Video?

Virgin Atlantic, be afraid. Be very afraid – Condor Ferries has just unleashed its latest safety video on the general public: a one-hit wonder that will leave everyone baffled. The video, a most peculiar rap safety video, briefs its passengers on what to do in an emergency (though they should refrain from laughing out loud). The video is a dead cert contender for the most cringe worthy...

Top 10 Habits of Successful Copywriters

Top 10 Habits of Successful Copywriters

Are you a wordsmith? Do you have a talent or passion for the written word? If so, you could potentially carve yourself a rather successful career as a copywriter as this profession is growing in demand in today’s customer focused marketplace. Copywriting is ‘the art and science of writing words, phrases or other material with the intention of aiding the selling and brand identity...

Guidelines for Buying Business Insurance

Guidelines for Buying Business Insurance

There are many types of business insurance policies out there. This includes professional liability insurance, commercial property insurance, product liability insurance, general liability insurance and home-based business insurance. Since all these insurance policies come in different shapes and sizes, choosing the right kind of insurance for your business can be a very frustrating process...

How to Decide Whether a Gap Year is a Good Idea

How to Decide Whether a Gap Year is a Good Idea

Exams are tougher, schools are more competitive and burn out is something of a common ‘feat’ among those in high school these days. Why, then, do so many high school students decide to jump straight into more intense and stressful higher learning by going to university at the earliest possible opportunity? A gap year really could be the answer. Not only will a gap year help...

Should You Post That?

Should You Post That?

I wrote a post recently entitled: “The social media trawl is the new standard practice in recruiting”. It’s easier than ever before for recruiters to collect information about prospective candidates – information that they would not have been permitted to request during an interview. And because of this, it’s more important than ever before for job seekers to...