Tag Archive "employment"

Career Search from Within

Seeking meaningful and fulfilling work can become a discouraging, confusing and overwhelming journey. Beware spending too much time looking for your answers outside of yourself. ...

What is Mystery Shopping, and Can You Really Get Paid to Shop?

Mystery shoppers visit businesses "disguised as normal customers," and do the things other customers do-ask questions, make a purchase, make a return-but with a twist. ...

How to Be Prepared for a Layoff

If you are concerned that your company might be planning a layoff, your best course of action is to be prepared. Employees often see warning ...

Why Do Interviews Die: That Sinking Feeling and How to Prevent it!

Interviews die because a mistake occurred. Sometimes, you've made a mistake; sometimes they die because someone who screened a resume did. 1. Interviews often occur ...

Words. Words. Words.

They're only words. Some believe the school-yard taunt: "Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me." They're wrong. Words can ...

Why Become A Truck Driver?

There are a great number of good reasons for someone to become a truck driver. First and foremost among those reasons would be the great ...

What Students and Parents MUST Know about Student Loans

A student loan helps you get through college. Then you come out into a high-paying career. It's a great investment in your (or your sons/daughters) ...

Ode to a Spoon

"Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have." I love spoons because they are functional as well as beautiful. Eating breakfast ...

18 Career Enhancement Caveats

Core value investing in your career Many people walk through their lives never, ever being better at something than anyone else. What is it that ...

From Bumbling Bosses to Cranky Co-Workers – How to Overcome What Makes You Hate Your Job

I'll be the first to admit that I hated my job. It took many years for me to come to this realization since I kept ...

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