Category Archives: Career

Be a financial hero for your family

Superheroes are cool. No matter how young or old your are, watching a movie or television show featuring your favorite character is still a thrill. Many of these heroes seem perfect to everyone, from their morals to the way they comb their hair. They don’t take out unneeded bank loans or sign up for credit cards. For if they did, their hero status could be tarnished.Continue Reading

Promoting Your Creativity: Avenues to Purchase Promotional Items

Creativity and imagination are precious gifts. With them one can design anything, from a glorious painting to a world-class novel praised by all. In many cases, all that is needed is to display the art work or place the book on the shelf. However, there are some situations where additional promotion is needed. In fact, there are some who do both, even though their success increases with each released item.Continue Reading

The Costs of Creating a Small Business

Like the Great Depression remade the landscape of the United States in the late 1920s and early 1930s, the Great Recession of the 21st century shook up the employment universe. Jobs vanished and never returned, those who survived received a substantial cut on salary or benefits and hiring became a much tougher challenge. Many of those affected went back to school to obtain a degree and start a new career from scratch. Others gave up on working for someone else and decided to create their own small business.Continue Reading

eBook Business: The (Almost) Free Ways to Publish Your eBook

The eBook industry is big these days. No, make that huge. Make that tremendously huge. In 2013 they made up $3 billion of all book sales and they continue to move forward, if not a bit slower, in 2014. What makes them attractive is their low price and portability on devices like the Nook or Kindle. In turn, this has caused an increase of writers who have embraced this form of books, flooding the market with a whole new generation of authors.Continue Reading

Are You Making These Job Application Mistakes?

Job seekers often focus a great deal of time and energy into perfecting their interview skills. However, your application is the first thing potential employers see. In order to make it to the interviewing stage, you need to make an impression with your resume and the application you submit. Before you look for job positions in your area, check to make sure you aren’t making any of the application mistakes below. Continue Reading

Navigating the World of Job Auction Sites

Years of working in the same cubicle at the same job doing the same thing day after day have made you reconsider your career choice. Sure, the pay is good and helps provide for your young family; however, you need to do something else to recharge and make you interested in doing work. Since you can no longer stand to stare at the drab fabric walls of your cubicle, you decide to go freelance, using your skills to help others on an independent basis.Continue Reading

The New Job Search: Where to Find the Job of Your Dreams

There once was a time where finding a new job was as easy as opening up the Classified section of the newspaper, filling out an application at the place you want to work, or sending out resumes via mail. Today, those options are fewer and far between thanks to the reduction of newspapers, the lack of resume review, and the general loss of jobs thanks to the Great Recession. However, don’t feel discouraged, because there is still a way for you to find the job of your dreams. You just need to journey on a new set of roads to get there. Here are a few options to consider in your job search.Continue Reading

Minding Your Business: What Type of Corporation are You?

You and your young family are doing well. You have no debt, your finances are in order, and you want to leave the corporate world to be your own boss. With an idea you’ve had rumbling in your head for years, you’ve decided to start your own business and build it to the point you can leave your current position. Good for you, and you’re not alone. According to an article in Forbes magazine, almost two million workers are leaving their corporate jobs each month to start their own businesses.Continue Reading

My New Years Resolutions

While some people may hate new years resolutions, I have come to enjoy them. In the past two years, my wife and I have accomplished a lot more because of resolutions or goals, if that’s the term that you prefer to use. Most people associate resolutions with weight loss. I know that I did forContinue Reading