Do you Need a Personal Website as a Freelancer?

Due to the very flexible work environment nowadays, every year there are more professionals who opt to take the plunge and start a freelancing career. Despite all the benefits this type of work can bring you, if you don’t work on your personal branding and merge into the background – your career will be over … Continue reading “Do you Need a Personal Website as a Freelancer?”

Ready Steady Work: How to be ready for Your First Workday?

These tips will work for anyone who has just scored a new job or for those who are still looking for employment. It is important to make a good first impression at your new workplace. Your first impression will determine how others view you and it could be positive or negative. ​It takes time to … Continue reading “Ready Steady Work: How to be ready for Your First Workday?”

3 Simple Steps To Writing Better Copy

We all know the ingredients of great copy: tight sentences that effectively deliver compelling messages. Add in the creativity that sets your clients apart from their competitors and the reassurance that every choice is backed by data and thorough research and your copy really will make a meaningful impact on helping your clients to grow … Continue reading “3 Simple Steps To Writing Better Copy”

Practical Advice & Tips on Writing a Successful IT Resume

Looking for a job in the IT sphere every person has to knock dozens of locked doors and most of them are never open in front of him. ​But there is a universal key for a variety of such locks – a job-winning resume that will not only allow you coming in but also help … Continue reading “Practical Advice & Tips on Writing a Successful IT Resume”

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”

Staying Focused On Your Career While Unemployed

If you have just lost your job, it may be comforting to know that there are many like you. ​On average, more than 54,500 people were fired or laid off every day in 2016, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Still, being unemployed can be a worrisome situation. Not only does … Continue reading “Staying Focused On Your Career While Unemployed”

Why Do You Need Biased Advice from Others?

Why listen to other people?   What advice do you think they will give you?   They will give you the “benefit of their experience”; what worked (or didn’t work) for them. Or what they’ve heard worked for people they know.   They will load you with their bias and their baggage.   It always … Continue reading “Why Do You Need Biased Advice from Others?”

6 Personal Development Habits to Help with Your Career Growth

Sometimes you feel stuck in your career and seem to be clueless about where you are going. Its time you need to work upon yourself  which would eventually lead to  growth  in your career . Following are some points one needs to remember: 1. Becoming aware of yourself  It is very important to know yourself. … Continue reading “6 Personal Development Habits to Help with Your Career Growth”

11 Things You Should Know Before Applying for a Sales Position

If you haven’t yet discovered your passion in life, then choosing a career path could be a bit challenging. That’s ok, not everyone has life figured out; you can explore till you find something that strikes a chord. However, don’t just jump a ship based on a hunch or because your friend said so. Whether … Continue reading “11 Things You Should Know Before Applying for a Sales Position”

Professional Development as Attraction/Retention Tool is Underappreciated

Employers want to keep their organizations running as leanly as possible. When times are tough, the extras have to be cut. In many cases, unfortunately, trimming – or gutting – the learning and development budget occurs. ​The staffing firm Robert Half set out several reasons why professional development should be appreciated more as a way … Continue reading “Professional Development as Attraction/Retention Tool is Underappreciated”