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10 Best Jobs for People Interested in Finance

If you have a head for numbers, it can come in really handy when you’re looking for a lucrative career. Whether you’re interested in helping businesses become more efficient or you aspire to crunch sales figures, careers in finance abound. Here are a few of the most promising avenues for working in the field of finance. Whichever avenue you pursue, though, it typically starts with...

How to Avoid the Perils of Teaching

How to Avoid the Perils of Teaching

Due to technological advancements, the rise of social media and the changing attitudes of children, the lives of teachers are quite different than what they were accustomed to prior to the computer revolution. As we previously , it can be dangerous to be an instructor today.

Ostensibly, smartphone and YouTube have created a terrible dilemma for teachers. With constant classroom...

How to Develop Stronger Working Relationships Among Your Staff

How to Develop Stronger Working Relationships Among Your Staff

Building relationships at work can be difficult for some companies, depending on what they do and how many people work for them. For larger companies, making everyone feel valued and part of a bigger family is difficult because of the sheer number of people, who are often separated by certain departments and functions. Smaller companies may find it easier, but if employees don't mesh well...

Top 10 Apps to Help You Balance Work And Pleasure

Top 10 Apps to Help You Balance Work And Pleasure

Time is precious, and when you’re working full time, it might seem like the other facets of your life go by the wayside. Whether you need help staying more productive, planning your home life, staying organized or getting more exercise, check out these apps that can help you save time and achieve a better work-life balance. 

If you’re constantly looking...

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How to Examine the Possibility of Self-Employment

How to Examine the Possibility of Self-Employment

Many people toy around with the possibility of self-employment. If you are one of these people, then you'll want to come up with a viable plan for entrepreneurial engagement that reaps serious life-time profits. A side-gig to lean on during times of massive retrenchment or even a full-time engagement in case no company is willing to hire you - and those that do are offering negligible salaries...

How to Become a Creative Director in the US

How to Become a Creative Director in the US

On first thought, the position of a creative director appears similar to that art director. But on a deeper look, their roles are different. While creative directors develop unique ideas during the concept stage of a project, art directors oversee their execution through the end of the project. 

Creative directors can work in several industries, ranging from entertainment and...

How to Write a Customer Service Resume

How to Write a Customer Service Resume

Working in a customer service career can be rewarding and difficult all in one shot. But when it comes to getting a job, you must be able to write a resume that shows your true value. Why? Customer service jobs are highly desired by a large number of candidates because they can be professionally and financially rewarding. So, get out there and show them what you can do by writing an outstanding...

How to Find a Weekend Job

How to Find a Weekend Job

A weekend job can be a great way to get a little extra income or to spend time if you like to work. However, there are some important aspects to remember when finding a weekend job, especially if you work full-time during the week.

If you work 40 hours a week and then decide to pick up another 20 on the weekends, you can burn yourself out very quickly with very little free time; even if...

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5 Business Lessons You Can Learn from Upworthy

5 Business Lessons You Can Learn from Upworthy

is the successful viral online content website that no one saw coming and by the time Upworthy began to truly resonate with audiences other viral content web sites could hardly keep up. This website is the brain child of Eli Pariser and the former editor of the satire news website The Onion Peter Koechley, together they have created a thought-provoking and informative site that is well-known...

How to Write a Cover Letter for a Teaching Position

How to Write a Cover Letter for a Teaching Position

Ready to get in front of a classroom full of students and teach them about reading, writing, and arithmetic? Working in the education industry is rewarding, challenging and stressful all at once. If you are preparing to look for a new job as a teacher or are months away from graduating with a degree in education, then you need to know the best way to write a cover letter for this profession. We...

How to Become a Customer Advocate in the US

How to Become a Customer Advocate in the US

is a component of customer service that focuses on improving customer experience. Customer advocates ensure companies do what is best for their customers. They also play an important role in managing the expectations of customers on a particular product or service. If you have excellent problem-solving skills and are passionate about improving customer service then this may be the career for...

Top 5 Career Killers

Top 5 Career Killers

If you're wondering why you're not advancing through the ranks at work, or why no one seems to notice the effort you put in (including those long weekend hours), you may be killing your career through bad work habits. These habits can have a big effect on your impact in the workplace and can even make or break your job security. Here are the top 5 career-killing work habits that every...

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5 Worst Jokes to Make at Work

5 Worst Jokes to Make at Work

Comedians who tell a poorly-timed joke might have only to worry about not getting the applause they’d intended. In the workplace, on the other hand, a poorly-executed joke can mean the difference between career success and failure.

That doesn't mean you shouldn't practice telling jokes at work; properly-executed good humor at work can enhance relationships as well as giving...

How to Overcome Your Worst Work Habits

How to Overcome Your Worst Work Habits

Everybody has habits; some are more annoying than others, but there are some that are incredibly embarrassing or irritating to those around us. When you're stuck with people who have these habits in the workplace, or you're concerned that your habits are driving co-workers up the wall, use these tips to tactfully confront someone else or work on your most annoying work habits.

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How to Write a Letter of Intent

How to Write a Letter of Intent

Do you need to write a letter of intent? You might need to do so for school, for a job or for acquiring a client at work. No matter what reason, you should know the best ways to write a letter of intent so you can be successful in what you do. Letters of intent are used to apply for graduate school, law school, to apply for an internship, to earn promotions at work and much more...

5 Things That Suck About Being a Freelancer Writer

5 Things That Suck About Being a Freelancer Writer

While working as a freelance writer has its many perks, there are many disadvantages too. In the writing world there are slow periods, this is usually near the end of the year when budgets tighten for some companies. Writers can also pick and choose their own rates and work their own hours. During busy periods this often means putting in 12 hours of work or more per day.  It is a difficult...

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