7 Ideas for New Freelancers To Get Their First Clients

Starting your new career path as a freelancer can be at the same time quite exhilarating and scary. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), just in the US, by 2020, 50% of the workforce is expected to engage in some sort of freelance activity. This means that as a newbie freelancer, you will … Continue reading “7 Ideas for New Freelancers To Get Their First Clients”

Why Assertiveness Is Key to Your Freelancing Success

An article by Sara Horowitz entitled “Freelancers in the U.S. workforce” quoted that: “The freelance surge is the Industrial Revolution of our time.”. And stats are encouraging this statement. In 2016, the freelance economy grew to a total of 55 million freelancers in the U.S., making up 35% of the total U.S. workforce, and generating an estimated $1 trillion … Continue reading “Why Assertiveness Is Key to Your Freelancing Success”

The 8 Most In-Demand IT Jobs In 2017

Though the economy of many countries remain stagnant, the field of information technology and computer science continues to grow at an impressive rate. This growth is mainly due to the increasing use of technology in commercial and domestic settings. ​According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment rate for IT experts is expected to … Continue reading “The 8 Most In-Demand IT Jobs In 2017”

6 Reasons Why A Career in IT is Worth It in 2017

Information Technology, more commonly known as I.T, is a very popular field of study and work nowadays. The speed with which technology is moving forward surely requires more talent to join in and contribute in its development. There are also so many success stories of people who chose this field to study or work and … Continue reading “6 Reasons Why A Career in IT is Worth It in 2017”

Women are Missing Out on Technical-Based Careers

Education is vital to society, which is one reason many people are debating the possibility of making higher education a right in this country. Of course, this is not the case yet, but there are several types of education opportunities springing up, especially in vocation education and apprenticeship programs. These types of programs are great, … Continue reading “Women are Missing Out on Technical-Based Careers”

10 Low Entry Cost Jobs Where You Get to Be Your Own Boss

Recent studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics have shown that over 14 million people in the US are self-employed. The majority of them are consultants, contractors, or freelancers, which means that they either work for themselves or for business clients. However, some other self-employed workers enjoy running their own small business either selling services … Continue reading “10 Low Entry Cost Jobs Where You Get to Be Your Own Boss”

Why Your Candidates Are Turning Down Your Job Offers

When it comes to hiring talent, some employers have all the luck. Or, do they? Recent data reveals how some hiring decisions can affect the number of quality candidates you recruit. If you’re struggling to find the right candidates, you might need to change your hiring process. Find out why candidates turn down your job … Continue reading “Why Your Candidates Are Turning Down Your Job Offers”

3 Things You Should Know About Your Interviewer

For job seekers, interviews can be an exacting experience. You’re marched into an unknown locale in uncomfortable clothes and forced to answer questions for which you haven’t been given an opportunity to prepare. Interviewers are vague, noncommittal, and obfuscate the criteria by which the hiring decision will be made. Will it go to the candidate … Continue reading “3 Things You Should Know About Your Interviewer”

The Ins and Outs of Encore Careers

The modern retiree isn’t all about sitting at home and watching television or hitting the beach. Many retirees find success in retirement means more work. Sometimes, your calling in life extends into retirement, and you’re ready for that second performance. Cue the encore career, where retirees seek challenging, interesting and rewarding work during retirement. Another … Continue reading “The Ins and Outs of Encore Careers”

Paralegal Potential: 6 Great Industries for Your Career

When you think of working as a paralegal, you typically think of law offices. You might be surprised to learn, however, that paralegals work in a variety of different fields, not all of them law. Let’s start with the obvious and then move on to a few not-so-common opportunities you may not have considered. 1. … Continue reading “Paralegal Potential: 6 Great Industries for Your Career”