Rick Schwartz9 hours ago
Why Being Nervous Is Good
I stood behind the curtain, waiting to go on stage. This was new territory for me. Not necessarily the going on stage part, I'd done my fair share of public speaking. Audiences don't frighten me, nor ...
Beginner's Guide: Deepening Creativity and Skill - Part 2
I've put so much time into creating, why do I still feel like I suck? Should I be trying a different medium? Will I be happier doing video or animation instead? Is it even possible for me to be a char...
Jacky Montgomery15 hours ago
I Wanted to Be an Author
Don't they say that everyone has at least one book in them? If that is the case, how do you know what that book is? I guess some authors wake up one morning and think, "Yes, that's what I'm going to w...
Sadee Frye17 hours ago
My Writing Perspective
Background About Myself I was going to start off saying something along the lines of "I've been writing for as long as I can remember." Nevertheless, it's not an option since I don't really remember w...
Briana Willis17 hours ago
How to Do YouTube
If you've wanted to start a YouTube channel or maybe you have one but are wondering how to improve when all you have is a phone, a charger, and a pair of earphones, then you'll want to read on. I have...
Dylan Gonzalez18 hours ago
What It's Like to Be: A Microbrewery Sales Manager
Craft beer has come a long way since San Fransisco's Anchor Brewing was recognized as the first brewery of its kind. In my previous life, I saw the rise of craft beer in the state of New Jersey, which...
I Tried J+S Blue Light Glasses and Here's How Much They Changed the Way I Work
As a newcomer to the workforce, I had no idea the effect staring at a computer screen all day would really have on my eyes. I mean, sure, I used my laptop a lot in college, but certainly not eight hou...
3 Key Tips for Young Professionals
When you reach your college graduation, pretty much the only thing on your mind is excitement and pride that you’re finally done with the late night study sessions, the 8 AM classes, and the stress of...
Ellie Reeves18 days ago
The Rise of Digital Publishing
The growing market for digital publishing is showing no signs of slowing down. New writers are discovering an organic and accessible publishing power with a near unlimited audience. Amazon, e-books and applications like Create Space have opened up fresh avenues for authors to gain recognition for their work.
Skylar Res23 days ago
Moving Back Home After College
After 4 years of college, dorm life with roommates, and a parental free living arrangement, coming home is a bit of a rough road.
Ben Leacha month ago
5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Personal Brand
Social media accounts for 28 percent of the amount of time spent on the internet in total and each user spends an average of nearly two hours each day scrolling through their feeds. But have you ever ...
Beginner's Guide: Deepening Creativity and Skill
"How do I get good at art/writing?" "How did you get so good?" "I can't draw... I can't write..." "I suck." "How do you do that?" At some point you've probably heard one of these questions, either fro...
What It's Like To Be
From postal worker to film producer, what is it like to do what you do?
Home Office
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Rick Schwartz9 hours ago
Why Being Nervous Is Good
I stood behind the curtain, waiting to go on stage. This was new territory for me. Not necessarily the going on stage part, I'd done my fair share of public speaking. Audiences don't frighten me, nor ...
Beginner's Guide: Deepening Creativity and Skill - Part 2
I've put so much time into creating, why do I still feel like I suck? Should I be trying a different medium? Will I be happier doing video or animation instead? Is it even possible for me to be a char...
Katie .2 days ago
Make the Most of Your Internship
Everyone hates general education requirements, but some of them are put in place to benefit you, the student. The goal after you graduate college is to get a job, and that requires different levels of...
Jacky Montgomery15 hours ago
I Wanted to Be an Author
Don't they say that everyone has at least one book in them? If that is the case, how do you know what that book is? I guess some authors wake up one morning and think, "Yes, that's what I'm going to w...
Dylan Gonzalez18 hours ago
What It's Like to Be: A Microbrewery Sales Manager
Craft beer has come a long way since San Fransisco's Anchor Brewing was recognized as the first brewery of its kind. In my previous life, I saw the rise of craft beer in the state of New Jersey, which...
Jessica Wharton2 days ago
What It's Like To Be: A Sociotherapist
When it comes to social workers, a certain stock image is likely what comes to mind: a stern, no-nonsense presence, a clipboard in one hand and metaphorical red tape in the other; an agent of the stat...
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Ryan Tuffnell5 days ago
How to Build a Business on Amazon
Do you consider yourself an entrepreneur, and have the ambition to start your own business? For me, autonomy and freedom are much more appealing than a sense of belonging and safety. There's a huge co...
The True Story of How I Started My Online Business
By 2003 Ebay was all that. Selling online was a dream of many. It has been for a long time. Sitting at home in front of your laptop. In your pajamas with a cup of coffee. Sounds nice, doesn’t it? The ...
Joseph Chin17 days ago
Alibaba - The Most Ambitious Chinese Tech Company
Many people have heard about Alibaba being the Amazon of China. However, few people know what the company has been doing beyond E-commerce.
Samantha Le5 days ago
Nail Technicians
There's been a video going around on Twitter of a nail technician being verbally harassed by a White woman as she was getting her nails done. The video shows the woman stating that the nail tech neede...
Coralia Mugnier13 days ago
Edinburgh Green Building Seminar: Reality and Lessons from Practice
The 7th of March I had the pleasure to go to a seminar at the University of Edinburgh launched by SEDA (Scottish Ecological Design Association), and the EAA (Edinburgh Architects Association). The eve...
Radha Kishan15 days ago
Predictions in the Future of HR
Are we going to have fewer headhunters and more software driven talent acquisitions? How are we going to more effectively track job performance? Is the HR industry changing for the better or worse? In...
Vincent Tyminski3 months ago
Top 5 Vocal Improvements They Should Make
Now I'm not trying to say that I don't like Vocal so here are some improvements they should make. In fact, I love Vocal otherwise I wouldn't keep publishing articles on their website. All I'm trying t...
Savana Verret4 months ago
Top 5 Ways to Make Money Online
Nowadays, it can be difficult to find a job: whether there are no openings for what you went to college for; your town's economy is low so there's few positions anywhere, or you just simply don't have...
Angi Bartlett4 months ago
10 Steps to Writing a Novel
Everyone knows that writing is easy... right? WRONG!!! Writing is one of the hardest things you will ever attempt in your life! You might be good with words, and able to string together some sentences...
Madison Rheam2 days ago
9 (Charitable) Organizations You Need to Know About
Here are nine of the many companies out there that give back with every purchase.
Melody Lau6 days ago
I’m 20 and Never Had a Job Before
Does anyone else feel as if the process of applying for jobs is more stressful than the actual part of working? Well, I have never actually held a formal job before in my 20 years of living, so maybe ...
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A Fillmore18 days ago
Taking My Time
It’s been two months since I’ve been off work. I quit my job, leaving the company with the pandering boss and floundering culture. Read my posts about that here: "Strong Woman Syndrome" "Strong Woman ...
Briana Willis17 hours ago
How to Do YouTube
If you've wanted to start a YouTube channel or maybe you have one but are wondering how to improve when all you have is a phone, a charger, and a pair of earphones, then you'll want to read on. I have...
Joel W.a day ago
6 Tips for Making Your Next Cell Phone Store Visit Go Smooth
You may have preconceived thoughts about salesmen. Your ideas were probably taught to you by an adult figurehead. They would say things like, “Those people really don’t care about you. They just want ...
Rent Payment Methods for Social Housing Tenants
How to Pay Rent From Standing-in-line to Going Online
Living in Dallas, TX (Economics)
I am here to share a story about living and working in Dallas, Texas. People want to move here because they see that there are a lot of money opportunities here, but what they don't see is that it's a...
Iggy Paulsen4 months ago
Frequently Asked 401(k) Questions You Need the Answers To
Ah, the 401(k)—the modern corporate pension. Having a 401(k) is a smart way to make sure that you have enough money later on down the road, and if you're like many other Americans, it's also an epic r...
Logan Baker5 months ago
Top 5 Short Term Investments
When I was in high school, I took a consumer finance class. I have always been inclined to be business minded and I remember being very excited about the class when I registered. It only took me a few...
What Are the Top Most Popular Social Media Platforms As of 2018?
With the recent news on Facebook privacy of the users being compromised, the trend that emerged was all about Facebook account deletion by users. The fact is that a lot of brands still depend on Faceb...
Brett Rummel2 days ago
How Reddit Became My Most Useful Promoting Tool
Ah, the front page of the internet. I was never big on Reddit until recently. Like myself, I imagine many of you are reading various articles on Vocal trying to gain inspiration to write that compelli...
Sinead Curry4 days ago
Social Media Should Be Your Priority. Here's Why.
Did you know there are now more than 700 Million active Instagram users? 3 Billion people are expected to be using Social Media by 2020. By 2030, it's estimated that literally half the worlds populati...
Sadee Frye17 hours ago
My Writing Perspective
Background About Myself I was going to start off saying something along the lines of "I've been writing for as long as I can remember." Nevertheless, it's not an option since I don't really remember w...
Ethan Gaines11 days ago
The First Chapter
My wife and I are a part of a church plant in a small town in my little valley. If anyone knows anything about planting a church, it's that your numbers are small when you start. With small attendance...
Selena Lundy16 days ago
And This Is Why I Will Never Finish a Novel
I’m driving down the highway with the FM radio blasting or ignoring the stinging of floral soap in my eyes in the shower when it hits me—the perfect story idea. The sudden idea simmers in the forefron...
Sanjeet Sainia month ago
Interview with Aaliyan Khan of 'The Positivity Project'
Aaliyan Khan, a seventeen-year-old student attending Brampton Centennial Secondary School is not your run of the mill grade 12 student, as he achieved the feat of starting up his own company known as ...
Katie Marchbank2 months ago
What It's Like to Be: A Mime
You know 'em, you love 'em, and you prefer them over clowns: Mimes. You typically think of mimes as a dude in a black and white outfit and makeup, trapping themselves in an invisible box, and trying t...
Ossiana Tepfenhart2 months ago
Interview with We Sway's Founder, Danny Tirmizi
Have you ever wondered how brands were able to get major pop icons and local celebrities to tout their products? In the past, it actually used to be very difficult. Entire agencies would need to be em...
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Summer Patterson2 months ago
10 Things You Didn't Know About Your Server/Bartender
An Insight Into the World of Restaurant Working and Workers
Mike Scruton4 months ago
The Weird and Wonderful World of the Office
In recent years I have become fascinated with the approach to work in the office environment and how we look at it differently to the shopfloor. Having worked on the shopfloor in a manufacturing envir...
Ossiana Tepfenhart5 months ago
Tell-Tale Signs Your Boss Wants You to Quit
Every single person out there has experienced stressful days, weeks, or months at work. There are no jobs in existence that don’t have stress attached to them, and while it’s normal to have a rare day...
Lilli Behom 5 months ago
The Cold War: Has It Started Again or Did It Ever Actually End?
The Cold War started in 1947 between the two greatest superpowers at the time, America and the Soviet Union (USSR). Although many believe it is over, there was never a clear winner in this social, pol...
Punitive Parallels — The Genocide of Neighbors
The world has witnessed many atrocities... some worse than others. The Rwandan genocide and the Holocaust are two of the most horrific and devastating. These two acts of genocide differed in the manne...
Sean Patrick10 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 ...
Samuel Spencer7 months ago
9 Famous and Inspirational People Who Found Their Dream Jobs in Their 20s and Beyond
Being in your mid-20s is hell, especially if you have any kind of big dreams. As your friends start to get their dream jobs and generally settle down in houses you have no idea how they paid for, you ...
Caolinn Douglas8 months ago
Sexual Harassment and Seeing Women As They Are
In light of recent reports detailing Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged acts of sexual harassment and assault, a Medium article was released advising male readers that if they are ever unsure ...
Gail Nobles10 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...