How to Keep Your Job With High Unemployment Rates

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Tweet 6 Tips to Help You Increase the Chances of Keeping Your Job Unemployment continues to remain high and jobs are hard to come by. The national average is still over 9 percent while many areas are being hit with unemployment rates of about 10 percent. Think about that for a minute. One out of […]

Resume Writing Tips to Stand Out From the Crowd

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Tweet I recently graduated college and had to interview with multiple companies. Before I even got to the interview, my resume was looked at by multiple managers. I remember one interview where the first thing the manager asked about was a misspelling. I was embarrassed but thankfully I had a revised copy on me where […]

How to Make Money On the Side In Your Free Time

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Tweet You never can have too much cash and with today’s economic times zapping your bank account in increasingly subtle ways, so there is no better time to get out there and make some extra money. In fact, many people are changing banks thanks to all of the new fees, which just make it even […]

Get Paid to Do What You Love

Tweet If money wasn’t a factor, would you remain in the same profession that you currently are in or would you do something different?  Would you take that jewelry making business that you started on the side and turn it into something spectacular? Would you travel for pleasure instead of business? Would you enlist the […]

Bootstrapping Your Start-Up Business with Little or No Money

Tweet When unemployment rates start creeping up, those of us who are having a tough time finding work start thinking about opening our own businesses as an alternative.  Whether its inspiration or desperation is beside the point, but the thought of being your own boss could never be more appealing then after being unemployed for […]

Five Ways Freelancers Stay On Top of Their Game

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Tweet For many people, working from home is merely a dream.  First of all, their employers wouldn’t allow it and besides, even if they did, many people aren’t organized enough to get anything done without constant supervision. A lifestyle filled with traffic jams, claustrophobic cubicles, and day old bagels suits them just fine and they may not even […]

What is More Important to You: The Money or the Work?

Tweet This is a guest post from Ron Haynes, editor of The Wisdom Journal and author of a new eBook, The Inner View of Your Interview, exposing the motivations behind today’s top 100 job interview questions. Ron has been interviewing people for various positions for over two decades and uses his new eBook to give […]

Five of the Best Websites for Freelance Writers

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Tweet These Sites Are 5 of the Best for Freelance Writers As a freelance writer, I am always on the lookout for new ideas on how to drum up business.  In addition to broadening my skill set, regular trips to the following five websites put me into contact with potential clients, give me pointers on […]

Volunteer Vacations: Stylish, Affordable, and Life Changing

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Tweet Are you tired of the same boring scenery?  Do you want to make a difference in the world and travel at the same time?  Have you ever heard of a Volunteer Vacation?  If you haven’t, you are not alone.  Many people are unaware of the vast amount of opportunities made available to them through […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Finding and Working Seasonal Jobs

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Tweet Finding Seasonal Jobs Can be Rewarding and Profitable Although dated, The Back Door Guide To Short-Term Job Adventures by Michael Landes, proves to be a valuable resource for seasonal employment.  The book, last published by Ten Speed Press in 2005, contains 584 pages of information concerning “internships, summer jobs, seasonal work, volunteer vacations, and […]