LATEST ARTICLES

Money Myths About Millennial Employees

It seems like everyone has something to say about the millennial generation. They're often described as lazy, entitled and self absorbed. Additionally, everyone has an opinion about millennials and their money. If you’re an employer, you may start to believe what you hear about this generation. But some of the beliefs about millennial employees aren't true. For example: They're Only...

Top 10 Fastest Growing Engineering Jobs in the US

Top 10 Fastest Growing Engineering Jobs in the US

Engineers apply physical science and the theoretical math knowledge to establish practical solutions to our daily problems. They are responsible for new technology, aircraft design, bridge and road design, just to mention but a few. Below is a list of the top 10 fastest growing engineering jobs in U.S.A. by 2020. The figures have been rounded to the nearest thousand. #1 Civil Engineers Image:...

Top 10 Skills Needed for a Job in Accounting

Top 10 Skills Needed for a Job in Accounting

It’s not for everyone, but a career in accounting offers a lot more variety than might at first come to mind. Gone is the antiquated idea of the socially awkward number geek hunched over his or her desk. Accountants today are industry leaders, holding positions very high up the corporate ladder. Job titles include bookkeeper, auditor, accounting manager, director of financial operations...

How to Succeed as a Freelance Photographer

How to Succeed as a Freelance Photographer

A freelancer is someone who runs his or her own business. With the anemic economy, more and more people are turning to their talents and interests in an attempt to create extra income. A segment of this proud group are photographers, raring to make the leap from amateur to professional photography. Here are some things to keep in mind, to succeed as a freelance photographer. Have the Right...

LATEST ARTICLES

New Report Explores the Future of Work

New Report Explores the Future of Work

Each year Cisco produces a report looking at the changing shape of work.  The 4th edition of their Connected World Technology Report was released recently and provides a fascinating insight into how they see the workplace changing, and in particular the role technology will play in that change. The study harvested opinions from 15 countries around the world, and gained insights from...

4 Reasons Marketers Are Turning To Digital Marketing Than Traditional Media

4 Reasons Marketers Are Turning To Digital Marketing Than Traditional Media

Last year, it was discovered that United States Internet ad spending had actually defeated broadcast television for the very first time, which was primarily driven by a surge in mobile marketing. This has been a continuing trend for the conventional media industry as traditional ad spending has continually fallen annually in the last several years. According to data compiled by...

How to Handle Your Favorite Editor Leaving

How to Handle Your Favorite Editor Leaving

Writing is far from a solitary endeavor. There are the beta readers, the editors, the agents, and the publishers… A single novel will pass between dozens of hands before it reaches the store shelf, making the process a long and complicated one that takes a great deal of time to develop and adapt to. For most writers, the greatest amount of feedback comes from the editor. This...

How an Unethical Boss Hurts Your Image

How an Unethical Boss Hurts Your Image

When it comes to behaving ethically at work, I'm sure most of us believe that our integrity is beyond reproach and that our personal values are enough to keep us on the straight and narrow. What if those around us behave badly though, and especially if that person is our boss?  A new study reveals that our reputation can very easily become tainted by association with someone behaving...

10 Most Popular Instagram Hashtags to Get New Followers

10 Most Popular Instagram Hashtags to Get New Followers

Social media has turned the modern world upside down. Information is now passed along by the masses, instead of being centrally controlled by a few newspapers or television stations. Instagram is a site that enables people to show pictures and videos, presenting them to a worldwide audience. Through the use of hashtags, these images are organized and easily searched for. During the time this...

Top 10 Most Useful University Degrees for 2015

Top 10 Most Useful University Degrees for 2015

Trying to identify the most “useful” university degrees is subject to a great deal of debate, most notably as to the definition of useful. You might consider salary, job growth, employment rates, demand, and so on. The world is in need of many people with many different skill sets. Between 2012-2022, for example, the sectors with the highest projected new jobs includes assistants...

Hottest Predicted Healthcare Careers for 2015

Hottest Predicted Healthcare Careers for 2015

Healthcare is an industry that is growing from strength to strength as time passes. There are many reasons for this steady growth. The baby boomer generation is reaching its zenith, which means a lot of middle aged and elderly people either already require or will soon require medical attention. Factor in the advancements of medicinal technology that have lengthened the average lifespan, all...

How Not to Avoid Conflict in the Workspace

How Not to Avoid Conflict in the Workspace

The workplace is a microcosm of society. There are certain parameters that you should follow and things that are frowned upon. For example, I found out the hard way that wearing a horse mask to casual Friday is completely unacceptable. There will be conflicts that arise and why avoid them? Here are a few ways how not to avoid conflict. Push back The world is regulated by strict hierarchy or...

Top 10 US Universities for Accounting and Finance - 2014

Top 10 US Universities for Accounting and Finance - 2014

A degree in finance and accounting is always going to be a good investment. Graduates are in constant demand, for a variety of positions including banker, financial advisors, investment planners, accountants, loan officers, among many others. Degrees in these fields are also fantastic training grounds for entrepreneurs.  The rankings come from the QS World University Rankings for 2014...

A Social Guide for the Socially Awkward

A Social Guide for the Socially Awkward

Your foot is in your mouth so often that anything you eat tastes like dirt and rubber. You're clumsy, uncoordinated and if there is any more than two people in a room you sweat bullets. As any mild mannered internet writer though I am here to help. Here’s a social guide for the socially awkward. Get out there Stop cradling yourself in the foetal position for a second and hear me out. Any...

How to go for the Right Career Opportunities at any Stage in Life

How to go for the Right Career Opportunities at any Stage in Life

Every stage in life is coupled with a unique set of challenges. Of course, as kids, our careers were not such a big deal after all because play was the main agenda back then. But as we grew up, we gradually acknowledged the fact that our careers would later on influence our lives in so many ways. Problem is, we want to be perfect in an imperfect world. We hate failure but the world is...

How to Become a Genealogist in the US

How to Become a Genealogist in the US

Genealogy is the study of the descent of an individual, family or communities. Genealogists, also known as genealogy studies professionals, conduct research to identify the lineage of a person. They not only tell us who our ancestors are, but also draw family trees showing our relationships with family members. If you have a good level of natural curiosity and an academic background in history...

Companies