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How to Improve Your Grammar and Why

Is grammar still important? Gallons of grammarian blood have been shed on this very question, most of it on the arid sands of indifference. Hiring managers are pretty clear on their position, however. According to one recent poll of 600 senior executives conducted by YouGov , reported in the Daily Mail, the biggest CV blunder is spelling or grammar mistakes. You are judged on your...

How to Efficiently Turn Savings Into Income

How to Efficiently Turn Savings Into Income

You have just taken a look at your savings account and you’re determined that you have a nice pot of money that you now want to turn into steady income. If you're a financial neophyte, the primary question to ask is: how do I embark upon such a thing in the first place? A few years ago, JP Morgan released a report and emphatically averred that individuals can't transform savings into...

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How University Influences Your Career

University is widely lauded as the best time of your life. The wide range of people you meet often provide friendships for life while experiences ranging from overseas study to internships can provide invaluable experience for entering the workplace. At least that's what the legend says. A recent study from New York University suggests this might not actually be the case, however. See Also:...

The Best of the Worst: Social Media Blunders

The Best of the Worst: Social Media Blunders

When you make a social media gaffe, blunder, mistake, howler - there's no sofa to hide behind. Company after company falls foul of the viral power of social media and just about lives to tell the tale. Social media has the power to make a brand hugely successful. It can bring leads, referrals, loyalty and recognition to a brand. It can help a brand develop an authority and a presence it didn't...

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Master of Ceremonies

How to Become a Master of Ceremonies in the US

A master of ceremonies (MC) is the official host of a wedding, annual general meeting, end of year office party, fundraiser, state function, thanksgiving ceremony or any other staged event. He or she sets the tone of the event and goes a long way in ensuring the audience stays engaged throughout. If you are a lively person with a charismatic personality, this is a job you could enjoy. See...

How to Support Your Employees' Non-Work Life

How to Support Your Employees' Non-Work Life

When an employee is able to maintain that delicate balance between work and non-work life, his or her performance in the workplace excels to an optimal level. As an employer, it is vital that you find ways to support and assist in cultivating your employees’ non-work life. An employee’s non-work life includes activities such as family time, hobbies, and health and wellness...

How to Cope with a First Time Boss

How to Cope with a First Time Boss

Your new boss may be a born leader – but that doesn't mean she has a whole lot of solid experience in that department. If you're dealing with a new boss who seems a bit green, you might feel frustrated or annoyed at her ignorance, but your employer didn't think so when the new boss was given the job. You might not relish it, but your best bet here is to take a deep breath and to learn...

5 Great Language Learning Tools

5 Great Language Learning Tools

In today’s globalized business world, being bilingual is becoming increasingly important. Many companies expanding their operations to overseas markets are seeking employees that are bilingual. Therefore, being able to speak a second language can give you a competitive edge when applying for such jobs. However, learning a new language takes a lot of dedication and time. Fortunately...

What to Expect in a Job Interview in Canada

What to Expect in a Job Interview in Canada

The interview process in Canada follows much the same pattern as that in the UK. You might be interviewed formally by an individual recruiter or a panel may be involved, and skills tests or assessment centres could be used. See also: How To Get A Work Visa In Canada It’s important to be aware that professions for tradespeople often require that you hold a qualification that is recognised...

How to Become an Exhibition Designer in the US

How to Become an Exhibition Designer in the US

Exhibition designers create layouts and designs that work to serve a client’s concept and requirements. They help clients to come up with original ideas after a review and comprehensive understanding of a client’s vision. Exhibition designers also work on cultural displays such as galleries, museums, trade shows, and conferences. If you have a passion for actualizing plans into...

10 Future Technologies That Will Change The World

10 Future Technologies That Will Change The World

The future looks exciting for technological advances. Check out this well-narrated video from Top 10 media which runs through the top ten emerging technologies, from screenless displays to wireless technologies. See Also: Could Wearable Technology Increase Your Productivity at Work? Technologies that were once the preserve of science fiction are now invading our reality at a breath-taking pace...

How to Decide Between Living in Dorm Rooms or Off Campus

How to Decide Between Living in Dorm Rooms or Off Campus

Staying on campus or off campus? This is the question going through your mind as a parent or as a freshman in college. Living on and off campus have their pros and cons that work differently for different people. Your decision will depend on how you weigh the merits and demerits of both housing options and how they best work for your academic and accommodation needs. See also: How to Choose...

Screenwriter

How to Become a Screenwriter in the US

Screenwriting, also known as scriptwriting, is the art of creating scripts for television and film productions. Screenwriters are the professionals who develop the stories behind your favorite movies or television dramas. If you have a gift for storytelling, and you are very creative, this could be the career for you. See Also: How to Become a Successful Freelance Writer [Infographic]

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Can Working Keep You Young?

Does having a job mean that you are going to live longer? How is this possible? While this may sound bizarre, scientists have found that unemployment in early adulthood can cause more damage to your health and wellbeing than you can imagine. According to a recent study, being jobless at a young age is strongly associated with premature aging. The stress that you force yourself and your body to...

advance your career with a second language

How to Advance Your Career With a Second Language

Within such a competitive job market, as a jobseeker you need to make sure that you stand out from the crowd. The best way to do this is by showing that you possess the right set of skills that will ideally make you the perfect candidate employers need. Having the ability to speak in another language doesn’t only get you ahead of the competition, however. It also helps improve your...

How to Become a Ranch Manager in the US

How to Become a Ranch Manager in the US

Most of the meat we eat comes from livestock reared in ranches, and so does the wool used to make clothes and other fabrics. Ranch managers play an important role in ensuring a continuous supply of such livestock products. They supervise all the operations of a ranch and make sure the animals stay healthy. If you love working outdoors, and animals are your best friends, read on! See Also: How...