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8 Reasons to Become an IT Expert

If you're looking for a career, you definitely want to consider IT! Not only is it a growing field with more and more job opportunities every year, there are also a lot of good reasons to become an IT expert: 1. The server room makes for an excellent nap spot Dark, cool, and rarely visited: it doesn't get better than this! You'll find that you can catch a solid hour or two of sleep...

Employment Levels Rise While Wages Struggle

Employment Levels Rise While Wages Struggle

Last year, the U.S. job market experienced a surge of employment growth.Since the end of 2014, over one million people have got jobs.From the beginning of November to December, 147,000 jobs alone were added. However, 2014 as a whole had some of the best performance rates ever seen since the start of the millennium.The late 1990s was the last time the labor market went through a prosperous...

How to Answer, "What Was the Most Difficult Period in Your Life, and How Did You Deal with It?"

How to Answer, "What Was the Most Difficult Period in Your Life, and How Did You Deal with It?"

Recruiters love hitting candidates with seemingly random interview questions. The reality, however, is that most of those questions aren’t random at all. They’re designed to elicit a specific type of information without asking you for it directly. The key to answering these tough interview questions is to understand what the recruiter is trying to find out and then crafting a...

The Equation Group: Why it Will Make You Smash Your Hard Drive

The Equation Group: Why it Will Make You Smash Your Hard Drive

Not unlike a nefarious clandestine world threatening organization out of a comic book, the Equation Group is a crack team of cyber-espionage experts (see nerd spy). In a plot that the Matrix would be envious of, these cyber-spies have been hunted for months by the internet security firm Kaspersky Lab and have recently been ‘caught’. What do they Do and why are they Nefarious Image...

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The CV Debate (Round 1): One Page or Two Page

The CV Debate (Round 1): One Page or Two Page

How long should a CV be? Is a two page CV OK to use? Similar questions to these two are often asked by jobseekers, a fact that makes it even more confusing to decide what the best CV format is. While it used to be commonly believed that the ideal CV is a one-page document, it seems that nowadays two-page CVs are becoming more and more popular. This great dispute over CV length has existed for a...

A Guide to Networking for Shy People

A Guide to Networking for Shy People

Apart from constructing a powerful résumé, networking is vital to getting a job. According to a survey conducted by the Adler Group, almost 60% of candidates landed a job through an internal move or networking! While networking is all about talking to people, it is regarded as a very useful skill that can be developed in time through practice. Truth is, even for the...

Meet Xiaomi China's Samsung Killer

Meet Xiaomi China's Samsung Killer

Xiaomi is a China based company that is the 3rd largest smartphone distributor globally and known as the ‘Apple of China’. And you probably haven’t heard of them. The reason you haven’t heard of them is because they avoid selling outside of China due to the strict patent infringement laws in tier 1 markets such as the U.S. and Europe. Just for clarification’s sake...

How Sleepiness May Harm Your Career

How Sleepiness May Harm Your Career

A lack of sleep has many disadvantages for our workplace performance.  For instance, studies have shown that our level of self control tends to drop when we're tired, which can result in us undertaking behaviours we wouldn't ordinarily do, whether that's simply loafing off or even stealing from our employer. A recent study highlights how we're also likely to perceive things in a negative...

How to Become a Plastic Surgeon in the US

How to Become a Plastic Surgeon in the US

Michael Jackson was a well-known artist, mostly for his great music, and partly for his well-documented cosmetic surgeries. The professionals who were responsible for bleaching his skin are known as plastic surgeons. Well, although plastic surgery is commonly associated with cosmetic enhancement, it also encompasses a number of reconstructive surgeries. Read on to find more about the work and...

How to Know If You'll Make a Good Supervisor

How to Know If You'll Make a Good Supervisor

Supervisors don't just earn more money; they also have a lot more responsibility! Being a supervisor means you have employees working for you, and you are the one accountable for both their successes and failures. It's a big responsibility, and not one everyone is prepared to handle. It's a tough decision, but here are some questions to ask yourself: Do you care about helping others to succeed?...

6 WordPress Plugins for Safely Migrating Your Site

6 WordPress Plugins for Safely Migrating Your Site

Moving your website from one web host to another can be a very time consuming and frustrating task. If you don’t do it right, you might interfere with the coding and mess up your site. The good news is that WordPress offers several free and premium plugins that make migration an easy and relatively hassle free process. 1. WordPress Duplicator With over one million downloads, this is one...

How to Create a Winning Infographic

How to Create a Winning Infographic

I love a good infographic. Not only are they fun to look at, they're really fun to make if you're so inclined. They work wonders when it comes to digital marketing, too; infographics are one of the best ways to get your content seen and work as a stunning link-building tool. If you make a worthy infographic, an unlimited number of big sites might publish it. They're much more likely to publish...

5 Jobs for Those With a BSc Degree in Automotive Management in the US

5 Jobs for Those With a BSc Degree in Automotive Management in the US

Automotive management focuses on the business aspects of the automotive industry. Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in this field not only enhances your knowledge of automotive accounting, marketing and distribution, but also takes you into technical areas such as automotive engines, transmission systems and auto electronics. Upon graduation, you will possess a blend of technical and...

How to Silence Your ‘Inner Voice’ Before an Interview

How to Silence Your ‘Inner Voice’ Before an Interview

What’s the worst thing that could possibly happen to you during an interview? Most of us would say the idea of freezing up and being unable to speak. Regardless of how confident you are a week in advance of the big day, we all feel some sort of doubt. Whether it’s doubt in our abilities or doubt in how we express ourselves, that inner voice is your worst enemy. You need to silence...

Carrie Underwood Becomes a Mum

Carrie Underwood Becomes a Mum

Country superstar Carrie Underwood and her hockey player husband Mike Fisher welcomed their first child into the world on Friday. A beautiful baby boy named, Isaiah Michael Fisher. The singer shared the first published photo of her newborn boy with her Instagram followers. Her message read "Tiny hands and tiny feet...God has blessed us with an amazing gift!". Although the child's name was top...

How to Escape from Meetings at Work

How to Escape from Meetings at Work

It's amazing how dull and dreary office meetings tend to be! You have one or two supervisors droning on about company policy, changes in the workplace, and so on. Even if the meetings convey important information, it's usually done so in a very boring way.But what if you could escape from those work meetings? Life would be much better, right? Read on to find great ways to get out of meetings at...

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