Have you ever wondered why a good LinkedIn profile is so important? This is the tool that connects you to people from your industry. Nowadays, following job ads and sending out resumes is not enough to get a good job. You have to do something to be found by recruiters. Naturally, LinkedIn is the main network recruiters check when looking for the perfect candidates. Even if you’re not looking … [Read more...] about How Do I Build an Impressive LinkedIn Profile?
The U.S. economy has recovered noticeably since the financial crisis of 2008-2009, with unemployment down substantially from its recession peak of nearly 10%. The amount of hourly-paid employees receiving at or less than the federal minimum wage has also continuously decreased from 3.9% in 2014, to 3.3% in 2015, and again to 2.7% last year. Yet, despite the recovery and occasional worker-friendly … [Read more...] about Ten Jobs Likely to Underpay You
Cover letters give a glimpse of your personality. It is much more than your list of accomplishments and according to some hiring managers, a cover letter is far more important than a resume. It is your first opportunity to engage with the employer. The primary role of your cover letter is to get you an interview and secondary is to communicate the intangibles that make you culturally fit for an … [Read more...] about 7 Important Things on Your Cover Letter that Make an Impact
What does success mean for a contemporary business woman? Career success is not about adapting to the male-dominated status quo; it is about a tough work with nervous breakdowns, a developed self-confidence, perseverance, dedication, intelligence and a small percentage of luck. So, read the characteristics of a successful woman, review the submitted recommendations, and you might find something … [Read more...] about Businesswoman as a Confident Leader: Her Formula for Success
Whether you already have a well-established business that could use another line of communication, or you simply want to contribute to the online library with a fresh perspective, blogging is still considered highly influential. In fact, blogs are perceived the 5th most trustworthy source available online. That makes them the perfect tool to connect with your audience and create a bond of … [Read more...] about 7 Tips For Starting Your Own Blog
Your major defines you in college. As much as some try to defy the stereotype, the subject that you choose to study doesn't just consume your course list. It consumes your identity. If you study political science, you're argumentative and self-righteous. Psychology majors are trying to figure out themselves. Engineering majors are smart but have no social skills. However, at least people recognize … [Read more...] about Why Humanities Majors Shouldn’t Feel Guilty
We never stop growing. Of course, when we’re 18 we stop physically growing, but our mind never stops growing. So we have two options: mold it, or ignore it. Entrepreneurs are the types of people who push boundaries, and in pushing boundaries, they push themselves. That means, they mold their ever-growing sense of self to become better and better. They push boundaries in themselves and the world … [Read more...] about Why Personal Development Is Essential For An Entrepreneur
Working a night shift can take a toll on the body. We all know that, right? I remember how difficult it was for me to get used to my new routine when I first signed up for working the night shift. It may not be easy, but it’s not an impossible task either. Once you know how to stay awake while working a night shift, the process doesn’t seem so daunting. The thing about night shifts is that they … [Read more...] about How to Stay Awake While Working a Night Shift Even for the First Time
To be asked to name famous engineers is no easy task, but to be asked to name female engineers would make the answer much more difficult, wouldn’t it? It is interesting to think about it, given that without engineers our lives would be significantly different. Our homes, our cars, and our tools all include elements that are made possible by engineers. Would women really not be a part of all these … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t More Women Studying Engineering?
Let's be honest, if you're not innately frugal, continually keeping your spending in check is draining. And it’s not a lack of income that makes frugal living tough, a 2010 Gallup poll showed that even upper income consumers grow weary of penny pinching.The problem with “frugal fatigue” is that it makes you more likely to give in to your basic desires because you lack the willpower to make a … [Read more...] about 7 Tricks for Staying Motivated When You’re Battling Frugal Fatigue
Us millennials have a been given a pretty bad rep in the employment industry. Most of this is down to our penchant for job hopping. But when the pros of leaving a role outweigh the cons, is moving career really that bad? As it’s only you who can change your situation, you shouldn’t feel bad for leaving. Especially if your current role is not offering what you need. Here are some of the many … [Read more...] about Millennials – Why You Should Stop Apologizing For Job Hopping