Today I placed an offer for a website. I have a website on Ancient Greek Mythology, and while I was checking out my referral links I noticed a few keywords that were pretty good. From a webmasters point of view, good keywords are like having your steak done just right- it’s the bees [...]
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I know someone who has been doing the same management job for 18 years. Now in his late 40’s, this person has become burnt out and very frustrated with his job. As he has said to me, “how can someone do something for almost 20 years and not go insane?”
For that reason alone [...]
As you begin to become more established in your career it is only natural to begin to place your focus on your work. This causes you to accomplish more, find new and insightful ideas or perhaps even some exciting new methods that may increase your efficiency or productivity. Allowing your career to monopolize your time [...]
The professional world is torn between whether or not your resume should have an objective statement. Many feel that an objective, when written correctly, adds a sense of personality and purpose to your resume. However, it is universally agreed that an objective statement that has been myopically written dos not add anything to the resume, [...]
Your interview is going smoothly. You’ve managed to break the ice, and the awkwardness has decreased substantially as a result. The interviewer seems impressed with how you’ve responded so far, but you aren’t in the clear yet.
The interviewer is now asking questions that are job relevant, or seem as if they have some kind of [...]
When you are looking for a job there are three opportunities that you have to get yourself noticed: the moment you drop off your resume, your cover letter, and your resume itself. Many people focus quite heavily on perfecting their resume or interview skills, yet their cover letters are unprofessional and rushed. Care to guess [...]
The business world of today is much different than it was a few short years ago. Even as little as five years ago, finding a job online was much more difficult. The job mega-sites had just began to become popular, and it was still uncommon for employers to post want ads on them. Prospective employees [...]
How awkward is it when you walk into an interview and feel as if every action that you make is under surveillance? For many applicants, the interview becomes this holy grail of a moment that is so over hyped and anticipated that the end result is complete failure due to nervousness. Why do you think [...]
When you think of a business person the image that comes to your head is probably of someone wearing a suit, or at least donning business casual apparel, with a confident demeanor and a strong handshake. Though this idealistic image may not be the typical businessperson, it does reflect one truth: confidence gets results.
Your smile [...]
Let me ask you a question: if you were the hiring manager for a large software company, would you call someone whose main job experience was in the hospitality industry? Of course not, so why would you expect them to hire you if your resume is completely unrelated?
Customizing your resume to meet the positions requirements [...]
Have you heard about something called “affiliate marketing”? It’s the latest innovation on the internet, and it is single-handedly revolutionizing the way that business is done online.
The ability to generate a stream of revenue automatically is one that anyone can accomplish with affiliate marketing- all it takes is time, a bit of hard work, and [...]
If you’ve chosen to work from home you are now going to be entering a transition, where you are now operating in an area that is naturally comfortable. Staying within your comfort zone is an easy way to foster intellectual and emotional growth, but unless you are prepared to sit down and work, you may [...]
One of the most well-known entrepreneurs is Donald Trump, especially after his spotlight in his TV show, The Apprentice. Donald Trump is a great role-model for those aspiring entrepreneurs. The biography of his life includes strife, failure, and of course, success.
Trump was born into a wealthy family, had an upper-class education and had his start [...]
You have the ability to be successful. Regardless of your previous experience, intelligence, or education, everyone has the ability to become successful. What usually will hold someone back are the obstacles and boundaries, both emotional and physical, and once many people have encountered them they don’t usually bounce back.
The definition of success is [...]
Your attitude will make or break you, and no matter how much you try to get around it, this is a simple truth. There is more to being successful than just believing in yourself; it’s about great ideas, smart moves and genuine interest.
What separates a successful business person from an unsuccessful one is simply [...]