The Ultimate Guide To Office Etiquette For First Time Employees

For many millions of people all around the world, offices are at the centre of their working lives. From journalists to engineers, recruiters to charity workers, offices provide a place of work for people in every possible industry. However, for some, the world of office work can seem pretty alien. If you have just left … Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide To Office Etiquette For First Time Employees”

The 12 Rules of Giving Negative Feedback

The ability to give great feedback is one of the most underrated skills in business. So much emphasis is put on other technical and soft skills, and even where feedback is prioritized as a skill it tends to remain in the rather limited realm of ‘positive feedback’. While all feedback should be constructive, the ability … Continue reading “The 12 Rules of Giving Negative Feedback”

Do You Have What It Takes To Work On An Oil Rig?

If you’ve ever considered working on an oil rig you’ll need to know how to go about getting a job as a worker. In this infographic we take a look at the two main types of rig, we explore the skills you’ll need and offer information on the type of life style you can expect … Continue reading “Do You Have What It Takes To Work On An Oil Rig?”

5 Reasons To Become A Freelance Content Writer

One of the most favorable aspects of being a writer is that you can write about ANYTHING you want, you don’t need to suppress the urge to speak up and to reach the world, touch people’s lives and get yourself heard. Your words are your voice. People die but words, they live traveling from ear … Continue reading “5 Reasons To Become A Freelance Content Writer”

5 Reasons to Encourage Entrepreneurship in Kids

According to Eric T. Wagner ‒ 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months. These are some concerning stats which will certainly scare most of the parents, who will in return scare their kids away from starting businesses of their own. So, how can we simulate our kids to … Continue reading “5 Reasons to Encourage Entrepreneurship in Kids”

7 Steps to Make Your Cover Letter Attractive

Many people fail to realize the importance of cover letters in their job applications. For one, the resume isn’t always enough for the interviewer to weigh if you are a capable candidate or not. Not only that, but the resume itself is very structured and dry, meaning that there is very little room for you … Continue reading “7 Steps to Make Your Cover Letter Attractive”

The Dos And Don’ts Of Job Interviews

There’s an increasing amount of competition in the job market, and some roles receive hundreds of applications so it’s important for candidates to stand out from the crowd. The first stage is to make sure your CV really sells your skills on paper, enough to win you a face-to-face interview with a potential employer. If … Continue reading “The Dos And Don’ts Of Job Interviews”

Analyze These Benefits Before Accepting a Job Offer

When you are looking for a job, it can sometimes be difficult to look at an offer objectively, especially if you have the pressure of bills to pay. This lack of objectivity often leads us to consider only the salary offer and not the overall benefits package. Once you get started with a company and … Continue reading “Analyze These Benefits Before Accepting a Job Offer”

Freelance Writing for Nonconformists

Have you ever felt as if people write about the same subjects from the same perspective, all the time? Are you interested in getting some experience in the online marketing world, writing-wise, but unsure of where to begin? Aside from writing unique, alluring content for online audiences, how can you break into a new niche … Continue reading “Freelance Writing for Nonconformists”

5 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Career Prospects

Forty hours a week, fifty (or so) weeks per year is a big chunk of your life. That’s approximately the amount of time many of us spend working. Most of us will do this for about fifty years. No wonder job satisfaction is so important. Most people would likely agree that compensation and a sense … Continue reading “5 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Career Prospects”