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Martina R. Gallegos41 minutes ago
The Price of Education and Teaching: Part VIII
It had been almost thirty days since my challenging student arrived, and she hadn't stopped cursing, crying, kicking, or ranting; the rest of the students were visibly scared, but nobody saw the damag...
How to Create a Great Blog Post
Crafting a great blog post is not easy but it can do wonders for your business or marketing efforts if you put enough hard work into it and follow a couple of steps. When you do blogging well, your ma...
Make Your Warehouse More Organized with Line Marking
Warehouses are usually very large spaces with complex logistics and a number of functions. Every little thing that can be done to improve the organization and safety of the employees should be serious...
Poor Girl's Guide to Side Gigs That Work
Side hustles are the millennial way of life, and reporters are eager to point it out. Of course, back when I first started my first “side hustle” it was just called a second job, and everyone felt sor...
Your Organizational Prowess - Part Two
Here we are again. Part two of the mini-seminar to sharpen our skills and understanding to help us grow in our relationships with our company, customers, subordinates, and our suppliers. Without furth...
Maruf Hossaina day 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.
Earl Grey5 days 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...
Luis Samways12 days ago
Give Up the Day Job & Chase Your Dreams!
Success is a funny thing. It can be quite elusive. It can also be jaded, like an ex-lover that you used to enjoy tumbling around with. And just like that ex-lover of yours, the way you saw him/her was...
Diví Ikpe18 days ago
I'm Going Back to Cali
Los Angeles, California, the city of angels, the place where dreams are made of. It's suc a cliché to say that you want to move to California but I do. The question is, what will I do once I get there...
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Jenny Medeiros20 days ago
Stressed and Overworked? Here's How To Relax and Boost Productivity at The Same Time
“What! The project is due for Monday? I’ll get right on it!” You shout before putting down the slice of toast you thought was your phone and promise yourself you’ll try to get more sleep tonight. We’v...
N Ma month ago
Dyslexia - What You Don't Know
Let's start off by stating that I am dyslexic. Many of the sentences I write may or may not make sense, so I do apologise in advance. I will hopefully help people understand that dyslexia isn't just a...
Noel Leona month ago
Creating vs Consuming
“Just as much as we see in others, we have in ourselves.” ~William Hazlitt Even if you have a million followers on Instagram, there is always someone with a million more. Hours spent looking at what e...
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.
Poor Girl's Guide to Side Gigs That Work
Side hustles are the millennial way of life, and reporters are eager to point it out. Of course, back when I first started my first “side hustle” it was just called a second job, and everyone felt sor...
Your Organizational Prowess - Part Two
Here we are again. Part two of the mini-seminar to sharpen our skills and understanding to help us grow in our relationships with our company, customers, subordinates, and our suppliers. Without furth...
Maruf Hossaina day 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.
Martina R. Gallegos41 minutes ago
The Price of Education and Teaching: Part VIII
It had been almost thirty days since my challenging student arrived, and she hadn't stopped cursing, crying, kicking, or ranting; the rest of the students were visibly scared, but nobody saw the damag...
Your Organizational Prowess - Part Two
Here we are again. Part two of the mini-seminar to sharpen our skills and understanding to help us grow in our relationships with our company, customers, subordinates, and our suppliers. Without furth...
Nightmare Boss
As I write, I wonder if I've been spoilt in my previous employment. While there have been people with whom I'd rather not have worked, I've been lucky with having nice long-term bosses and several yea...
Katy Preena day ago
Goop and the Monetisation of Female Empowerment
Lately, there has been a lot of coverage of the ludicrous claims made by Goop, the “modern lifestyle brand” owned by Gwyneth Paltrow. A few weeks previous, it was the preserve of a particular niche of...
SG
Such A Geeka day ago
The %@$^ Is an MCN?
For those of you that are thinking about starting up a YouTube channel, or that already have a YouTube channel, you may have come across a few MCNs (Multi-Channel Networks), or ‘partners’, or, dependi...
Your Organizational Prowess
Networking! We all have to do it. We get out of the groove and, painstakingly, have to get back in at some point. You've heard of ways or maybe in college, you learned of ways. Is there anymore to do ...
Poor Girl's Guide to Side Gigs That Work
Side hustles are the millennial way of life, and reporters are eager to point it out. Of course, back when I first started my first “side hustle” it was just called a second job, and everyone felt sor...
Katy Preena day ago
Goop and the Monetisation of Female Empowerment
Lately, there has been a lot of coverage of the ludicrous claims made by Goop, the “modern lifestyle brand” owned by Gwyneth Paltrow. A few weeks previous, it was the preserve of a particular niche of...
Pizzas and Pennies
I don’t want to sound like a Debbie downer, but most people generally suck at tipping. Maybe it isn’t necessarily the public’s fault, but hell I like using their ignorance as a scapegoat. The real pro...
Steph Liliana7 days ago
5 Ways To Earn Money Online
You use the internet all the time. Why not make money while doing so? Here are FIVE ways that you can make money online!
How Online and Offline Marketing Should Align
Online and offline marketing doesn't have to be mutually exclusive to each other. If you take the right steps by using common business practices, you’ll be able to mix the two strategies together to b...
Signs Your Company Is Going Under
There's already a lot of talk about the upcoming recession—it's really unavoidable, and if you're like many people, it's a terrifying thought to have. People are worried that they won't keep their job...
Nightmare Boss
As I write, I wonder if I've been spoilt in my previous employment. While there have been people with whom I'd rather not have worked, I've been lucky with having nice long-term bosses and several yea...
My Adventures as a Pizza Delivery Driver
Last October at work, one of the Managers at the Store, decided to have a contest just for the delivery drivers. Up for grabs was a twenty-five dollar pre-paid Visa gift card. If nobody won the contes...
The Price of Education and Teaching: Part VII
The three days I'd spent doing observation in what would be my future classroom, were just foreshadowing the rest of my teaching career. A few days after I'd settled into my classroom, a teacher appro...
How to Create a Great Blog Post
Crafting a great blog post is not easy but it can do wonders for your business or marketing efforts if you put enough hard work into it and follow a couple of steps. When you do blogging well, your ma...
Make Your Warehouse More Organized with Line Marking
Warehouses are usually very large spaces with complex logistics and a number of functions. Every little thing that can be done to improve the organization and safety of the employees should be serious...
Your Organizational Prowess
Networking! We all have to do it. We get out of the groove and, painstakingly, have to get back in at some point. You've heard of ways or maybe in college, you learned of ways. Is there anymore to do ...
The Tragedy of High School Economics
We were given two options: Take AP Government and Politics or half a year of Economic and the other half PIG (also know as Participation in Government, although PIG may be more fitting for a politics ...
Things They Don't Tell You About MLM Companies
If you ask many desperate college students, housewives, and single moms, the bane of their existence is MLM companies. MLM companies, also known as multi-level marketing or network marketing companies...
Ashely Moorea month 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...
How to Create a Great Blog Post
Crafting a great blog post is not easy but it can do wonders for your business or marketing efforts if you put enough hard work into it and follow a couple of steps. When you do blogging well, your ma...
SG
Such A Geeka day ago
The %@$^ Is an MCN?
For those of you that are thinking about starting up a YouTube channel, or that already have a YouTube channel, you may have come across a few MCNs (Multi-Channel Networks), or ‘partners’, or, dependi...
Sophie Wilks6 days ago
HereThereBeWriters
The internet knows writing. It's filled with resources and people that will read your writing and give you feedback. This is especially useful if you're not formally studying a writing course. For me,...
Maruf Hossaina day 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.
Hellion .7 days ago
Author Speaks 1
I felt recognized as worthy, in that moment. As though I would soon be formidable competition for those authors that I'd so admired. The notice came that Hellion would be published, although my reques...
Arina Jacor14 days ago
How To Find a Plot (and Subplot!) for Your Story
I always struggle with finding a perfect plot for my stories. I have a stash of awesome characters, but as soon as I put them together nothing is happening. It's dull and not interesting. I'm bored, m...
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...
Ossiana Tepfenhart2 months ago
How To Make a Great First Impression
Many people think they know how to make a great first impression, but still don't quite manage to wow recruiters at job fairs, networking events, and other major job venues. The reason why these peopl...
Rich Monetti2 months ago
NYC Fashion Designer Turns Her Passion Into ZharaMichelle Clothing Line
Clothing lines typically have a high profile name attached to them, and aim to give the sense that the celebrity’s heart and soul goes into the design. That said, Zhara Fernandez isn’t exactly skippin...
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Rhonda Farley9 days 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 Farley21 days 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, ...
RF
Rhonda Farley23 days ago
My Adventures as a Pizza Delivery Driver
I find myself once again at work, delivering pizzas, only this time, it is the weekend and I am heading to a local Hotel in Town, little did I know, this was the first of many deliveries that I would ...
Maruf Hossaina day 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 Moorea month 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...
ES
Ernie Schenck4 days 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...
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 ...
Markie M2 months ago
Lean In and Sandberg’s Faulty Feminism
Sheryl Sandberg is the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook and in 2013 she published Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Her book was met with both profound praise and critique—from women. She...