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Danielle Murray7 hours ago
Life After University
For as long as I can remember, I wanted to go to university, so when it got closer, and eventually came around, I was ecstatic. In September 2014, I moved into my accommodation, and I remember feeling...
A. Louise Lello9 hours ago
A Thing for Writers...
Most people have no clue what they want to do with themselves. In my current state, I would have to agree... well mostly. The other half knows exactly what to do, while every other piece seems to be s...
Carolin Petterson10 hours ago
6 Tips to Help Your Lead Generation
Lead generation refers to the process of turning strangers into prospective business clients or customers. Leads are not necessarily ready to buy your product or service, but they are willing to pay a...
Juli Pope11 hours ago
Where You Can Find Inspiration
The short answer is everywhere. However, if you're anything like me, that word—everywhere—is going to need some elaboration. For the moment, let's look at the mind like a vast, vast ocean, larger than...
Ossiana Tepfenhart11 hours ago
Signs You're Interviewing for a Fake Job Opportunity
As a writer and a workaholic, I have a lot of beef with the people and organizations that offer fake job opportunities. The working world is filled with them — and many of them take advantage of peopl...
Carolin Petterson11 hours ago
Ways to Become a Successful Healthcare Entrepreneur
All across the globe, industries are pushing forward innovations that change the way we perceive common objects and services we had become accustomed to. The healthcare sector is no exception, as more...
Jake Pine6 days ago
Interview Questions You Need to Stop Asking Job Candidates
Job interviews can be stressful for all parties, and more often than you might think the interviewer, not the job candidate, derails the interview. This is usually done through poor, unrelated, or imp...
How to Eliminate Safety Concerns in the Manufacturing Industry
Workers in manufacturing industry risk their health and sometimes even life every time they step into the workplace. Even though there’s an entire science behind workplace safety and injury prevention...
Jessica Herring21 days ago
Best Jobs for Basketball Fans
Basketball is a fun and energetic sport. If you are currently unemployed and are a die hard basketball fan then go after what you want and work in the basketball industry. These jobs might be the righ...
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D.A. Baldwina month ago
How (Not) to Write: A Y.A. Romance, Part I
Young Adult literature is probably one of the most popular genres nowadays from what I've seen, and it has been for the past few years, perhaps even longer. I think the buzz started with Twilight, and...
Cody Perrya month ago
Struggling to Survive
To the outside world, I am a successful, intelligent person with a wealth of possibilities in front of me. However, fear and doubt seem to permeate my every thought throughout the day and I wonder if ...
Robyn Justinea month ago
Do You Really Know Your Workplace Worth?
I recently read an article on LinkedIn about a lady who had been working as a secretary at a company for a number of years. I imagined it took years of pep talking herself but she finally plucked up the courage to ask for a raise. This ultimately resulted in her being let go. Unfortunately, her asking for a raise caused her manager to consider her worth to the company. While she was a good general secretary the company had evolved since she had started and now required a number of specialist sec...
What It's Like To Be
From postal worker to film producer, what is it like to do what you do?
Home Office
A workplace watercooler for telecommuters and anyone who wears pajamas to work.
College Grads
Converse and commiserate with other newly minted adults.
Sydney Segal10 hours ago
Travel Guide
Travel is seemingly becoming more accessible with the dropping of flight prices and the exposure to different destinations via social media. Even so, there is always the added element of planning the ...
Juli Pope11 hours ago
Where You Can Find Inspiration
The short answer is everywhere. However, if you're anything like me, that word—everywhere—is going to need some elaboration. For the moment, let's look at the mind like a vast, vast ocean, larger than...
Shaunna Nelson13 hours ago
Signs Your Job Wants You to Quit the Company
As a married woman, one of my many duties (amongst cooking, cleaning, and keeping order in the house) is to listen to my spouse's recollection of the day; from having to fix coworkers mistakes to stay...
A. Louise Lello9 hours ago
A Thing for Writers...
Most people have no clue what they want to do with themselves. In my current state, I would have to agree... well mostly. The other half knows exactly what to do, while every other piece seems to be s...
Carolin Petterson11 hours ago
Ways to Become a Successful Healthcare Entrepreneur
All across the globe, industries are pushing forward innovations that change the way we perceive common objects and services we had become accustomed to. The healthcare sector is no exception, as more...
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Alex McGowan4 days ago
Battling the Opioid and Substance Abuse Epidemic
Before I graduated college, I had no idea what I was going to do with my life. I only figured out my next steps the Wednesday before graduation which was the following Saturday. That Wednesday was the...
Daniel Byron11 hours ago
The Manager's Mistake
Managers are, in fact, leaders and should focus first on leading their crew and staff before managing their business. As a former US Army JROTC cadet, I was taught how to lead and how to optimize the ...
How Bad Employees Get Good Jobs
At my last job, I witnessed the best, most talented people all get fired and laid off — myself included. We all worked tirelessly, never complained, and did what we could to make sure things still wor...
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Zeynep Suslu10 days ago
A Vague Business Concept
Have you ever put together IKEA furniture? Well, I have. It is as much complicated as it is fun. There is this pile of boxes, instructions, and images. You attach little pieces one-by-one going step-b...
Eva Lee15 hours ago
The Future of Cover Letters in Coming Years
A cover letter is often sent along with a resume to recruiters. It is a good medium for candidates to introduce themselves and convince the hiring managers as to why hiring them can be beneficial for ...
Hannah Burton4 days ago
Things I've Learned As a Lifeguard
My college job, among many I've had, is being a head lifeguard. I have the responsibility to watch people swimming and make sure that they don't drown or injure themselves in anyway. I personally neve...
C.C. Curtis4 days ago
Best Jobs for Baseball Fans
Baseball is easily one of the greatest sports in the world — easily, and you can't fight me on this. It's also one of the most unique out of the rest simply because the concept behind it. And I know t...
Worst Places for Women to Work in the World
All across the world, there are issues working women face on a day to day basis. Either they aren't being treated properly in the workforce, aren't able to reach a high-level position, and are even so...
Five Ways You're Not Supporting Your Friend's Small Business
Etsy. Teespring. Café Press. Lularoe. Pampered Chef. Tictail. YouTube. WordPress. Vocal. These are just a handful of the ways to make real money, working from home, from the comfort of the internet. T...
Chloe Gilholy2 months ago
20 Sites to Write For
As a writer, there is nothing more satisfying than knowing that a reader is fully invested in my work. The money is nice, but I found feedback from readers a lot more rewarding. To this day, I still c...
Danielle Murray7 hours ago
Life After University
For as long as I can remember, I wanted to go to university, so when it got closer, and eventually came around, I was ecstatic. In September 2014, I moved into my accommodation, and I remember feeling...
Dylan Copeland3 days ago
Frank Goodberry
Frank Goodberry sighs loudly and throws another crunched up piece of paper into the wastepaper bin that sits against the wall, between his filing cabinet and his liquor cabinet. The liquor cabinet see...
Amy G.a month ago
Duran
I once met a man, his name was Duran. I know, awful, who would start a story with a rhyme. Duran was the type of character that needed a rhyme to introduce him, the fabulous being he seemed to be. He ...
Carolin Petterson10 hours ago
6 Tips to Help Your Lead Generation
Lead generation refers to the process of turning strangers into prospective business clients or customers. Leads are not necessarily ready to buy your product or service, but they are willing to pay a...
Carolin Petterson14 hours ago
5 Ways to Increase Productivity at Work
Have you ever wondered why your workplace looks and feels like it does? It’s all really obvious — everything inside an office space is oriented towards boosting productivity; think about it, what else...
How to Identify and Leverage Your Differentiators
In Business Communication, the first step of your marketing strategy should be to define the voice or persona of the company. In order to achieve at the end of this process a strong brand identity cap...
What is the Consumer Price Index (CPI)?
What is the consumer price index? It is an economic term that often gets a lot of coverage in financial news but whose actual meaning and definition remains elusive for the average person. The Consume...
Victor Trammell15 days ago
Federal Reserve Recently Boasted About a Robust US Job Market – Is This Fact or Fiction?
During a two-day, end-of-quarter series of meetings late last month, top officials at the US Federal Reserve unveiled their plans in the near future for managing the nation's economy. The issues at th...
Cody Perrya month ago
Struggling to Survive
To the outside world, I am a successful, intelligent person with a wealth of possibilities in front of me. However, fear and doubt seem to permeate my every thought throughout the day and I wonder if ...
Louie Warnera month ago
The Power of Social Media
I'm an aspiring model, and the most common thing I get asked is how I got into it. Now, I'm not yet what I'd call successful, so take everything with a pinch of salt, but I think a lot of people would...
Crystal Schindela month ago
Facebook or Bust
Facebook can be your best friend or your worst enemy. It all depends on how you approach it. We all have crazy, busy lives and social media can be the biggest time sucker of them all. I know there hav...
Gail Nobles2 months ago
Be Heard in Podcasting
Writing is something that many of us love to do, but your voice can be heard through podcasting. When you write an article, you can also share it with a podcast. Hearing yourself, you might not like t...
Monee Myers12 days ago
Before I Leave
As she gaped at the blank paper in front of her, her brown orbs filled with tears. She pondered how to release the love aching in her core, hunting for the right words to apply to the paper. She neede...
Amanda McNeill2 months ago
Confessions of a Fanfiction Writer
I have been writing fanfiction for thirteen years; sometimes I am very on top of my game, while the rest of the time I am glaring at my computer screen like it is the reason I am unable to think of an...
J.T. McDaniel2 months ago
Alas, Poor Claudius
At one point, Hamlet questions his stated mission, suspecting that his father's ghost, who has set him upon the road to revenge, may not be telling the truth. "The spirit that I have seen/ May be the ...
Ossiana Tepfenhart11 hours ago
Signs You're Interviewing for a Fake Job Opportunity
As a writer and a workaholic, I have a lot of beef with the people and organizations that offer fake job opportunities. The working world is filled with them — and many of them take advantage of peopl...
Denise Willis4 days ago
Prepare for the Perfect Interview
It took me many years, and many failed interviews, before I finally figured out what I needed to do to have a successful interview that I could feel good about. It really isn't that difficult to figur...
Jake Pine6 days ago
Interview Questions You Need to Stop Asking Job Candidates
Job interviews can be stressful for all parties, and more often than you might think the interviewer, not the job candidate, derails the interview. This is usually done through poor, unrelated, or imp...
Five Myths About Landing a Good Job Later in Life
Many people get their big break relatively early on in life, especially when it comes to fields like entertainment and finance. However, there are many people who have made their wealth by landing a g...
Ossiana Tepfenhart2 months ago
Things That the Wealthy Do Differently
Living close to New York City has given me an amazing perspective on life—one that has been molded by the myriads of people I've met throughout my time wandering through the city. In my years, I've me...
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Rhonda Farley3 months ago
My Adventures as a Pizza Delivery Driver
It was the first time that I had worked delivering pizzas on Valentine’s Day and I did not have any idea how busy the night ahead was going to be. I just thought that it was going to be another regula...
Sean Patrick2 months ago
What I Learned Reporting on the Death of Princess Diana
I was 20 years old when I landed my first job in professional radio. I began work as what we called a board operator, the person in charge of making sure that syndicated programming, in this case the ...
Maruf Hossain3 months ago
Standardized Testing
"I Just Sued The School System" in many ways has emphasized the overall core issue in the U.S. Education System. The one size fits all, cookie cutter issue. It has also explained a major issue within standardized testing.
The Price of Education and Teaching: Part I
When I was growing up, I never even imagined finishing elementary school; this was especially true due to our family's severe poverty, so I was lucky I survived adolescence and graduated from elementa...
Gail Nobles2 months ago
Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie is an interesting actress. I have never seen a female actress act in movies like she does. She is fun to watch and I love watching her. Angelina can do some amazing stunts. She can driv...
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Ernie Schenck3 months ago
Do Not Open. Mystery Inside.
I’ve always been interested in creative people that have some kind of guiding principle, some belief system that fuels how they see life and therefore their work. I’m a big J.J. Abrams fan. I don’t mi...
Ossiana Tepfenhart4 months ago
Ways People Accidentally Annihilate Their Careers
Most people can think of one or two people who have gone from being major names in their industry to becoming people infamous for failure. After all, it happens in Hollywood all the time - think Bill ...