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How to Answer the Top 10 Finance Interview Questions

The world of finance is fast-paced and challenging, but it's a great way to earn an excellent living doing something that pushes you to the limits of your abilities. There are many good job opportunities in the world of finance, and it's definitely worth pursuing a degree in that field. If you already have your degree and are applying for a job, there are a few questions you should expect to be...

How To Avoid Overdrinking At Business Events

How To Avoid Overdrinking At Business Events

The effects of alcohol might loosen up your inhibitions and make it easier to network, but getting drunk at a work function isn't just sloppy, it's unprofessional. Remember that it's the social ritual of drinking together – not the alcohol itself – that's the true equalizer. From holiday parties to meetings over drinks, it's a change of pace to drink with colleagues and...

How to Change Your Bad Financial Habits into Good Ones

How to Change Your Bad Financial Habits into Good Ones

Are you guilty of a few bad financial habits? If so, you're not alone. Smarter money habits can have a positive effect on different areas of your personal finances. Right now, it might be challenging to save an emergency fund, and you may never have enough cash to pay bills. But if you can change your bad money habits into good ones, you can potentially improve your finances. 1. Learn how to...

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Working in a Call Center

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Working in a Call Center

Not everyone can be a globe-trotting millionaire running seminars on how to be epically awesome. There are jobs out there that are a bit more pleasant and some jobs that are like getting road-rash between your thighs while waist deep in vinegar. One of these road-rashed-thigh in vinegar jobs is that of a call-center agent. Here are the good, the bad and the ugly of working in a call center...

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How to Make the Most of Madrid When You're a Travelling Freelance Writer

How to Make the Most of Madrid When You're a Travelling Freelance Writer

If you’re a persistent wanderer who makes your living from freelance writing then you have two great reasons to base yourself in the wondrous city that is Madrid. The first reason is largely ideological: Madrid has a very strong literary heritage so pounding the streets where the likes of De Vega and Cervantes drew inspiration, and sipping on a cerveza or two in one of big Ern...

7 SEO Mistakes You're Making With Your Website

7 SEO Mistakes You're Making With Your Website

The year is gradually coming to an end so it's time to look ahead to 2015. A new year brings new opportunities and a chance to place your mistakes in the history books (or garbage bin). This means now would be the time to look at your company's website or your personal blog and realize the errors you have made in the past 365 days, particularly when it comes to search engine optimization...

Top 10 Strategies US Companies Use to Hunt for Job-Seekers

Top 10 Strategies US Companies Use to Hunt for Job-Seekers

There’s always a lot of buzz among job seekers about the best way to find opportunities and to get your resume seen by the right people. But did you ever wonder about what your target employers are talking about? Job postings and referrals are still solid strategies that result in a lot of excellent hires, but some really innovative companies are getting creative. Here are 10 strategies...

Company Pulls Desks Into the Ceiling to Encourage Work Life Balance

Company Pulls Desks Into the Ceiling to Encourage Work Life Balance

The notion of flexible working and better work/life balances has been a popular topic recently.  Indeed, I wrote recently about a new report that highlighted just how valuable this was for younger employees.  It emerged that a good chunk of the millennial workforce would prefer a job with lower pay if it meant having a better work/life balance. Hopefully it's a message that will...

Top 10 Skills Needed for a Job in HR

Top 10 Skills Needed for a Job in HR

According to best-selling author and Fortune 100 recruiter, Scott Vedder, “It’s critical for human resource professionals to develop relevant skills which will make them marketable as candidates for jobs.” In addition to the generally required Bachelor’s degree, HR professionals need to possess a specific skillset for their field. This article will address the top 10...

Truth vs. Misconception when Hiring a Working Mom

Truth vs. Misconception when Hiring a Working Mom

Due to popular misconceptions about working mothers, there seems to be a common prejudice amongst recruiters. Most of them are not too keen on hiring mothers as they are prejudiced that it will only add to their woes at the workplace. Most mothers do not take to this very kindly, and if you are a working mother yourself, you would want to know if there is any logic behind this attitude. Popular...

10 Best Jobs for People Who Want to Work with Children

10 Best Jobs for People Who Want to Work with Children

Pediatrician Image courtesy U.K. Department for International Development, via Flickr In terms of pay, you can't get a much higher salary working with kids than you would if you became a pediatrician. While the schooling is long, the payoff is a median salary of $170,530 as of May 2013, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Pediatricians spend their days helping kids treat their...

Jumpstart Your Google+ Engagement  - INFOGRAPHIC

Jumpstart Your Google+ Engagement - INFOGRAPHIC

Currently Google+ has an average number of 300 million active users which indicates that it is becoming one of the largest social networks in the world! What’s even more interesting is the fact that Google+ may surpass Facebook in 2 years from now! So, if you want to be an expert in using a social network that is going to be even more popular than Facebook, you should get to...

How to Master Business Etiquette in South Africa

How to Master Business Etiquette in South Africa

South Africa is a very attractive market for business. The economy combines the stability of an established infrastructure with the opportunity for growth normally found only in a developing market. Here’s what you need to know to make your business efforts successful: The people South Africa has been dubbed the “rainbow nation” due to its rich blend of cultures, ethnicities...

How to Develop a Career as a Game Programmer or Designer

How to Develop a Career as a Game Programmer or Designer

While statistics prove that the games industry is a rapidly growing market sector, it is also important to note that it is constantly diversifying. In terms of sheer growth, the global market survey company NPD Group estimated the value of the games industry at $10.5 billion in 2000, and is this is expected to rise beyond $100 billion by the year 2017. The diversification of the sector...

How to Become a Chemical Industry Production Manager in the US

How to Become a Chemical Industry Production Manager in the US

The chemical industry is comprised of companies that manufacture industrial chemical products, such as acetic acid, fertilizer or petrol. Chemical industry production manager supervise the manufacturing operations in these companies. They ensure all processes that involve chemical reactions are completed safely and in accordance with production standards. If you have a background in chemistry...

How to Become a Veterinary Pathologist in the US

How to Become a Veterinary Pathologist in the US

Veterinary pathologists are scientists who study animal diseases. They play a crucial role in protecting animals from unexpected outbreaks of animal epidemic diseases, as well as enhancing the conservation of endangered animals. If you have a solid background in biology and prepared to spend several years in college before qualifying for employment, this could be the career for you. What Do...

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