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First-Time Interns: 5 Tips To Help You Prepare

Taking on an internship is an amazing way to kickstart your career before leaving college. You’ll expand your skillset, gain hands-on experience, and maybe even get your foot in the door for a full-time job prospect after you graduate. But there’s a lot you’ll need to know before you begin applying.   Searching for and [...]Show More Summary

Woman’s Guide To A Successful Career: 5 Little-Known Stumbling Blocks To Avoid

If you’re like most girls in the corporate world, you want to enjoy a career which is rewarding, challenging and gives you plenty of opportunities to grow. There are, however, a few stumbling blocks which will significantly reduce your chances of promotion and happiness at work. Here are 5 main things to keep in check. [...]Show More Summary

Does Your Boss Have Right to Access Your Social Media Password?

Everyone will expect to protect their privacy while using social media networks like Facebook and Twitter. It is a common expectation that people’s right to speech and religion are respected while they use social media outlets. In America, no one needs to provide their confidential information like passwords as a condition of employment. Social media [...]Show More Summary

How Kaleio is the “LinkedIn” for non-executive workforce

Kaleio brings the seemingly unrepresented working-class professional into the spotlight. Kaleio, which is gaining momentum in a space that, for the most part, is unrepresented by current professional networking sites, is taking a whole new approach to connecting people. Show More Summary

Don’t Mess-up Your Performance Review – Tips for Being Well-Prepared

Whew! The review is over and we don’t want to think about it again for another year.  But, could that be a mistake?  Could it be that performance reviews can actually be valuable tools in helping us reach our career goals? The answer to both questions is – yes!  If the only time you think [...]Show More Summary

4 Tips on Becoming an (Ice Road) Trucker

Ice Road Truckers (IRTs) aren’t much different than traditional truck drivers. Sure, there is an increased level of danger when driving Alaska’s Dalton Highway, but still the same truck driver training, certifications and experience are required whether on ice or on pavement.   Training and certification Before any future IRT can get behind the wheel, [...]Show More Summary

5 Simple Ways for a Stronger Working Relationship with your Co-workers – Bringing Civility Back to the Workplace

Complaints, grievances, nagging, gossip, pessimism, anger and misery. Nothing’s worse than a workplace where co-workers and bosses alike share in these unfortunate traits with one another daily. It affects productivity and, even worse, your outlook on life. The dread we may feel in our gut—knowing what awaits us as we head to work—is enough to [...]Show More Summary

How to Find a Job Tailored to Your Strengths

When it comes to finding a job, you should always try to focus on one that can complement your strengths and talents. Although there is nothing wrong with accepting any job you can handle, one that involves using your abilities specifically could be rewarding in a variety of ways. Even menial jobs that you plan [...]Show More Summary

The Affordable Care Act and your Sole Proprietorship: 5 things you need to know

For years now sole proprietors have had problems getting and paying for health insurance. Having a preexisting condition made matters worse or even impossible in some cases. As a result many individuals relied on their spouse’s (or partner’s) employer-sponsored family coverage for their health insurance. Those without this option had to settle for limited medical [...]Show More Summary

Making Professionally Looking PDF Resumes On the Go – Sonic PDF Creator Mobile App

Sonic PDF Creator is a totally free mobile PDF solution for smartphones and tablets which allows users to create PDF files right from their iOS and Android powered mobile devices. The app provides easy, instant and accurate conversion of text and Microsoft Office documents to PDF on the go. Sonic PDF Creator Mobile is a [...]Show More Summary

The Evolution of The Internship [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s hard to believe that the predecessor of today’s internship came to life in the 11th century. The interns of the past were actually apprentices seeking practical experience to grow their skill set in a trade, art, or calling. Today, students embark on internships during their college years to gain out-of-the-classroom experience prior to entering [...]Show More Summary

Debunking Myths about H1-B Program [Infographic]

There are a number of temporary visa programs currently in place in the US. The largest and arguably most important is the H-1B program, which allows US businesses to temporarily employ high-skilled foreign workers in key specialty occupations. This infographic lays out statistical information on immigrant workers hired by U.S. companies on temporary H-1B visas [...]Show More Summary

What if all Offices went ‘Green’? [Infographic]

30% of energy used by commercial buildings could be cut through investments in energy efficiency. An infographic via metrofax highlights the benefits of going green in the workplace:  companies can increase revenue, reduce disposal costs,...Show More Summary

Good Company: Business Success in the Worthiness Era @GoodCompanyBook

Companies with higher scores than industry peers on the Good Company Index had stronger stock market performances. Companies that are a community of humans and have a substantive mission are more likely to survive over the long run. You MUST do good in order to do well. @GoodCompanyBook Good Company: Business Success in the Worthiness [...]Show More Summary

Skillmeter: Making Hiring Easier and Faster for Recruiters

Are you a recruiter professional, or a business owner? If so then you would know how critical is to find and hire the best people.  It is a common practice to have your candidates take written or computer tests prior advancing to the face to face interview, but have you ever wondered having a professional [...]Show More Summary

Gamification at Workplace [Infographic]

“While gamification has traditionally been applied in training and customer engagement, there is a new trend towards applying it internally to the workplace: enterprise gamification. Enterprise gamification is gamification directed inward at an organization; employers use gamification for employees rather than customers. Show More Summary

The Positive Impact of Employee Volunteering

Creating programs that strengthen employee retention makes happier employees and better work and also saves the company money in hiring and training expenses. Additionally, meaningful volunteer programs create a more appealing and competitive company for talented individuals who are considering working for the company. Show More Summary

7 Tips for Getting Unstuck at Work

  This is a guest post by Jude Bijou. At some point or another, we all hit an impasse at work, a moment when the “I hate Mondays” syndrome seems to take over the entire week. When we get into a job rut, there are always feelings involved, whether it’s boredom, frustration, anxiety, or something [...]Show More Summary

Self-employment: why it’s on the rise and how it could work for you

99.9 percent of all businesses in the United States are small businesses, with three?fourths representing the self?employed. ( Recent figures have shown that the amount of those choosing to enter into self-employment has risen dramatically since the recession started, with 367,000 more people self-employed in 2012 than there was in 2008. Show More Summary

Career in Performing Arts

U.S. Department of Labor predicts that jobs in entertainment and arts sector will grow by 25% through 2014. Entertain, act, amuse, and perform – that’s what a performing artist does! Although it is something many of us are capable of, but having a flourishing career in performing arts takes more than passion and performance, it takes talent, [...]Show More Summary

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