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Tom Szostak5 hours ago
I Was Not Meant to Be Here
I let out a loud sigh as I turned the key in my ignition to off. I was here. Just moments ago I was pondering the character concepts of a new story I need to jot down before I forget it, feeling that ...
L. E. King6 hours ago
The Good Writer
A good writer sits at her laptop, her hair still dripping from her luke-warm shower and accounts for her audience. She opens her laptop. “Who is going to read this?” She asks and is fully prepared for...
Tips for Staying Afloat in the Saturated Ecommerce Market
According to an eMarketer report, e-commerce sales are expected to grow to $4.058 trillion in 2020. This indicates enormous potential of this market, and it is obvious that everyone will want a piece ...
Mackenzie Kennedy12 hours ago
What to Bring to a Job Interview
Most people can tell you that wearing a suit is a wise choice if you're heading to a job interview. They can also tell you that being on your best behavior, having a good resume, and bathing before th...
Signs the Job Offer Isn't Real
There's something to be said about being a freelancer. Like the name suggests, it offers a degree of freedom that most other kinds of work setups can't have. After all, most 9 to 5 careers will not al...
Making Money Online: Is Valued Opinions Worth It?
There are so many survey websites available online, it can be hard to know which ones are worth doing and which ones are a waste of time. Valued Opinions is a survey site that has been around for many...
Tips for Staying Afloat in the Saturated Ecommerce Market
According to an eMarketer report, e-commerce sales are expected to grow to $4.058 trillion in 2020. This indicates enormous potential of this market, and it is obvious that everyone will want a piece ...
Signs the Job Offer Isn't Real
There's something to be said about being a freelancer. Like the name suggests, it offers a degree of freedom that most other kinds of work setups can't have. After all, most 9 to 5 careers will not al...
Useful Career Advice You Never Hear from Professionals
If there's one thing I've realized about the professional world, it's that much of the career advice you get in high school is absolute bunk. In fact, I'd go so far as to say that much of the "useful ...
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Sandra Fender16 days ago
Escaping the Rat Race!
In every civic and civil society, in every city, town, and village in the western hemisphere, the UK notwithstanding, you will find the masses going off to work for their employer. Some work five or s...
Jeniah Clarkea month ago
To Be a Leader
To be a leader is not to put the world on your shoulders alone, but to trust enough that others will be able to carry the burden with you. To be a leader is not to bark at others and give orders, but ...
Earl Greya month ago
What It's Like to Be: A British Soldier
"I couldn't do what you do." "I have so much respect for what you do." These are just some of the comments from friends, family and even strangers whenever I would come home for a weekend. I would oft...
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.
Signs the Job Offer Isn't Real
There's something to be said about being a freelancer. Like the name suggests, it offers a degree of freedom that most other kinds of work setups can't have. After all, most 9 to 5 careers will not al...
Making Money Online: Is Valued Opinions Worth It?
There are so many survey websites available online, it can be hard to know which ones are worth doing and which ones are a waste of time. Valued Opinions is a survey site that has been around for many...
Claire Raymond2 days ago
Making Money Online: Is Perk Worth It?
Perk is an incredibly popular money making system, used by loads of different people from various places all over the world. And it is possibly so popular due to the fact that there are so many ways y...
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Tom Szostak5 hours ago
I Was Not Meant to Be Here
I let out a loud sigh as I turned the key in my ignition to off. I was here. Just moments ago I was pondering the character concepts of a new story I need to jot down before I forget it, feeling that ...
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Todd Rapel4 days ago
That Gray Ring Around Your Shirt Collar has Nothing to do with Hygiene!
Did you fall for the same hook, line and sinker growing up that I fell for?Buckle down, get good grades in high school, go to college so you can land a good job and be set for life. At the time it see...
Fuck It
Fuck it, I'm going to do it. I've never wanted to be a writer, but until I can find more dignified employment, I'll have to be. One has to earn a living somehow; and since the conventional process of ...
Tips for Staying Afloat in the Saturated Ecommerce Market
According to an eMarketer report, e-commerce sales are expected to grow to $4.058 trillion in 2020. This indicates enormous potential of this market, and it is obvious that everyone will want a piece ...
Gareth Johnson4 days ago
Recruiting a New Salesperson
Recruiting people is hard. I'm currently recruiting a new salesperson to join our commercial team at Gay Star News. We're a digital media company – providing news and information to the global LGBTQ c...
Sandra Baker5 days ago
Making Money While You Sleep
So what exactly is this terminology, and how does it work? Basically, it’s a classic example of a way to generate passive income. Affiliate marketing can be fraught with issues and difficult to master...
In Defence of the 9-5
Having experienced the stress of growing a ‘start-up’ and the comparative mundaneness of working 9-5 (‘what a way to make a living’ – sorry, couldn’t resist!), I have come to the not-so-startling real...
Anneke Grace6 days ago
It's OK To Not Have Career Ambition
From a young age, we're told that our career defines us. It is the most important thing in our life. We must pass exams as young teenagers that affect the route we can take for later exams, then go to...
Harmion Morris6 days ago
Tips For Finding Entry Level Mining Jobs
Mining is the process of extraction of minerals or geological materials from the surface of the earth. In a wider sense, it includes extraction of non-renewable resources such as coal, petroleum, natu...
Emily Adams6 days ago
The Absolute Best Things About Being a Writer
If you wake up in the morning and think about writing, you're a writer. You don't have to be published or renowned, you just have to write. If you are a writer, you will relate to this list.
Ti Ana10 days ago
Questions I Ask When Applying for Jobs
I’m currently a graduate student, almost at the end of getting my Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis/Global Higher Education. No, I’m not planning on being a teacher or a fa...
Lauren Sum12 days ago
7 Simple Ways to Make Money
Everyone knows about the notoriously high costs of attending college, but not everyone knows the numerous ways to make some extra cash to help offset those costs. Check out these seven ways to make so...
Tatiana Parker12 days ago
If Only You Knew
Dear Baby Girl, You are not a baby anymore. Today is your thirteenth birthday, and you are finally a teenager. Everyone is going to start asking you, "Where do you see yourself ten years from now?" We...
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Rhonda Farley18 days ago
My Adventures as a Pizza Delivery Driver
In the short time that I have been delivering pizzas, I have been fortunate by not seeing many accidents on the roadways. But one day, I was driving along a popular road here in Town, while delivering...
The Price of Education and Teaching: Part X
My second principal was a male, sweet as can be but hardly ever did anything; his door was always open for anyone who wanted to talk with him, but that'd be almost all he'd do, listen, and not always....
L. E. King6 hours ago
The Good Writer
A good writer sits at her laptop, her hair still dripping from her luke-warm shower and accounts for her audience. She opens her laptop. “Who is going to read this?” She asks and is fully prepared for...
Echo Oliviaa day ago
How to Sell Your Writing
The biggest mistakes content creators make are failing to promote themselves and failing to promote themselves in the right areas. First ask yourself: Where are you going to sell yourself? Who will be...
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Todd Rapel4 days ago
That Gray Ring Around Your Shirt Collar has Nothing to do with Hygiene!
Did you fall for the same hook, line and sinker growing up that I fell for?Buckle down, get good grades in high school, go to college so you can land a good job and be set for life. At the time it see...
Ways To Make Money While You Sleep
I am not a fan of MLM companies, primarily because they use good advice to promote bad life decisions. Mostly, they use good advice to get you to throw friends under the bus for shitty product sales—a...
Victor Trammell14 days ago
Credit Card Debt In America Reaches an All-Time High; Surpasses $1 Trillion Again
Consumers in the good old United States of America have reached a sad milestone in their "buy now, pay later" spending culture. A ton of media coverage in the national financial news sector has been f...
Philip P.a month ago
What Life Would Be Like Without Cash
For some time now, there has been a speculation about what would happen if cash suddenly disappeared. Many predictions have been made about the possibility of a cashless society, but the truth is that...
Gail Nobles7 days 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...
Mowee Luvuno16 days ago
What Does a Blogger Even Do?
I literally get asked this question every single day. I have been blogging since I was seventeen and in high school, a lot of my mates had no idea what it was that I was doing, I have been explaining ...
Eva Lee19 days ago
Impact of Online Career Counseling on Student's Life
As students are amateur and young, they find it difficult to identify their true potential and areas of interest. With many new and different career options available in today's era, they often get co...
Morning Meditations
Today, tainted thoughts will attempt to sway you of better reason. You will be told that acquiring money is the surefire path to happiness. You will be told that your career and social status is of th...
"Make Way" Part Two: Common
Nalani's room smells of cat food and cat piss from time to time, she's used to it. She owns two cats, adopting (or as she and most people would look at it, "saved") them rather than buying herself a n...
Rachael McCarthya month ago
Darkness
People are so afraid of the dark. Of what lurks within. You can't see a thing, and you can't stand the silence. It drives you crazy, so you search for a light. But what happens if you're trapped in th...
Mackenzie Kennedy12 hours ago
What to Bring to a Job Interview
Most people can tell you that wearing a suit is a wise choice if you're heading to a job interview. They can also tell you that being on your best behavior, having a good resume, and bathing before th...
Cato Conroy7 days ago
How to Prepare for a Job Interview
Assuming that you're not the child of a multi-millionaire, a billionaire, a celebrity, or anyone else who could just pave your way through life, you will need to get a job at one point or another. Mon...
Six Priceless Lessons Job Interviews Taught Me
The first time I went job hunting, I got the job. Here, in Nigeria, where I live and work, this is a hard thing to believe. I could hardly believe it myself. But most of all, the interview for that jo...
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 Farleya month 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...
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Rhonda Farley2 months ago
My Adventures as a Pizza Delivery Driver
Before I go to work each day, I always think to myself and wonder where that I am going to be delivering pizzas to that day. Not that it does any good, though. When you hear your name called at work, ...
Maruf Hossaina month 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...
Ashely Moore2 months ago
Break the Poverty Curse Cycle
Are you comfortable with your current circumstances? I asked this of one individual who I shall not name, as the smell of urine and smoke filled my lungs. The individual did not respond. I suppose the...
Gail Nobles3 days 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 Schencka month 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 Tepfenhart2 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 ...