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Earning an Extra Income

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:19:26 EST

Extra Income means an income that you can earn apart from the regular income coming in from employment or normal work. This earning can be used to payoff your outstanding debts or build up a capital account or spend it on luxuries that you could only...

Acceptance Is The Answer To All Our Problems

Thu, Oct EST 9 17:05:07

Many people today have lost jobs after decades of service; many others suffer within jobs they can see no way out of.

Leave On Good Terms: Save Regret

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:49:33 AEDT

The exit interview is not a time to burn bridges with your old company. It has become a very common ritual throughout corporate America, and the idea behind it is to find out from departing staff members, when they no longer have to worry about prote...

Apprenticeships : Fantastic Learning Opportunity

Thu, Oct EST 9 17:04:33

Although apprenticeship is a fantastic occupational learning opportunity, it is not an option to be pursued lightly. Weigh your options and make an educated decision about the time and other commitments, before you jump into an apprenticeship program...

Bartender : Would You Make a Good One?

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:55:06 AEDT

When you party at a nightclub or visit a resort do you notice the bartenders and envy their life? Whether you're looking for a part-time job to pay for tuition or thinking of a new career, bartending can be a rewarding experience - but could you real...

How to Give Compliments at Work

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:56:36 AEDT

As a manager you are responsible for the smooth running of company affairs. You know that this takes the effort of every person who reports to you

Interviews : The Moment of Truth

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:00:08 AEDT

So you’ve managed to secure a job interview for a position that fits you PERFECTLY. Now comes the moment of truth: Are you REALLY ready for the interview? If you’ve rehearsed what you’re going to say and know the perfect answer to every potenti...

Finding Jobs Online

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:47:45

Depending on your specific line of work, looking for jobs on the Internet could be a great way to find new and interesting opportunities. Whether you are looking for an academic or a technology job, a secretarial or a research position, there are man...

Keep Cool : How to Deal With Criticism

Wed, 28 Mar 2007 09:22:19 EST

Some people are simply never satisfied. Overlook these shortsighted individuals and know deep down that you are making positive progress despite their attempts to drag you down

A Look At Some Of The Ordinary Jobs

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:22:07 EST

What do you want to be when you grow up? Chances are if you ask that question in any third grade class, your answers will include at least one fireman, one policeman, one cowboy and an assortment of other jobs that are glamorized on television and bo...

Outsourcing Creates New Jobs

Wed, 28 Mar 2007 09:22:56 EST

Despite, the hue and cry over off-shoring of call centre and programming jobs, the backlash against outsourcing is far too exaggerated. Global Insight, a survey company hired by Information Technology Association of America concluded that the entire ...

For Those Who Are Really Sick Of Their Jobs Working For Others

Thu, Oct EST 9 17:02:45

Majority of people are trapped in the rat race having jobs working for others but do not know how to get out. This article offers a way out to achieve freedom through earning passive income. Internet business is recommended because it is exciting, re...

Virtual Assistant Jobs

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:22:29 EST

7 Ways To Locate Clients And Jobs. Virtual Assistant jobs are out there, you just have to know how and where to find them

Facts about Searching Jobs Abroad

Sat, 10 Mar 2007 03:45:05 CST

Job hunting abroad can be both an opportunity and an adventure. There are hurdles to overcome when searching for the right job abroad. Let's take going to Madrid, Paris, Rome or London for example. It's not enough to just send resumes, the idea sh...

Search For An Accounting Job

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:47:02

Accounting graduates, have broader choices and specific paths to follow with their careers. Accounting requires a lot of skills when it comes to business and that is why every company has an employee that is an accounting graduate. If you are an acco...

Active Listening Skill Tips for Interviews

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:46:48

During a job interview, a potential employer asks, “Can you take on more than one project at a time?” If you respond, “Yes,” you may want to rethink that answer. According to Dynamic Listening: Interview Skills, a computer based training modu...

Jobs and Over Aged Applicants

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:22:53 EST

Though some employers would prefer a younger workforce, the older applicants still have a wide variety of career choices to choose from.

Making Agencies Work For You

Wed, 28 Mar 2007 09:23:39 EST

* Using Agencies Agencies are an incredibly effective method of locating your ideal job or of finding temporary work to help pay the bills while you/they are looking for your ideal job.

The Speculative Approach

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:23:19 EST

The speculative approach of locating vacancies is often overlooked because is appears to be the least productive, however, looks can be deceiving.

Award Winning Cover Letters

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:25:25 EST

Ok, you may not win any awards for the cover letter that you enclose to your resume, but you may increase your odds it actually getting read, if you follow a few simple steps.

Background Checks

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:44:14

In one of my past lives I held a Top Secret clearance as a Civil Service employee working for the Air Force. So I am familiar with background checks. But many job seekers are not. Here's a little background on background checks...

Best Jobs

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:24:00 EST

According to recent studies, US Corporations and businesses will employ more graduates with a bachelor’s degree in business, biological and physical sciences.

Better Job Search Engines

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:24:18 EST

Job search engines use state-of-the-art technology to assist people in their job quest. Here you could enter all the relevant information to reduce the lists of sought after jobs to get more accurate results.

"Why Small Organizations Mean Big Business"

Thu, Oct EST 9 17:06:27

In the movie "You've Got Mail", the sub-plot aside from the love angle is that the heroine (played by Meg Ryan) was forced out of business when the big-time bookstore owner (played by Tom Hanks) moved into town.

Positively Thinking Out of the Box

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:25:43 EST

How can one person "think out of the box?" This should be done independently, but how? Here's an example: Cut a cake into eight slices but you have to make no more than three cuts. Most people will have trouble coming up with a way to cut the cake...

Call Center Jobs

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:26:01 EST

Call centers being the popular centre for profession generally capture almost all of the people’s interests and desires

Applying For A Job In China

Fri, 30 Dec 2005 17:23:05 EST

Working in China is very common now. Either you are sent to China by your company or you apply for a job to be stationed in China.

"Getting Started for a Cold Call"

Thu, Oct EST 9 17:06:53

There's a little Girl Scout on the street carrying boxes of different flavored cookies, timidly trying to knock on her neighbors' doors worried that somehow she'll be booed out and that doors would just slam shut on her face after offering her cookie...

Job Search Website Employer Confessions

Wed, 12 Apr 2006 17:38:57 PDT

Summary: You'll be shocked when you learn what I found out when I posted a job as an employer on a job search website. Find out the tactics to get the attention of an employer like me amid a sea of job search website applications.

Telecommute Resumes And Standard Resumes?

Fri, 30 Dec 2005 16:36:16 EST

Jobseekers often ask me what the difference is between a "standard" resume and a telecommute resume.

Downsizing Sucks!

Thu, Oct EST 9 17:22:12

You’re working at your family’s welding business during the day, and then go to your second job at night. You’re 50-some years old, working as a cashier at Target. You always said that if you’re 40 years old and have a career that requires yo...

"Dressing up for the Success Interview"

Thu, Oct EST 9 17:21:56

Prepare and practice for an interview. After the date and venue has been set, allow time for enough preparation for the big day. Remember that first impressions do last, so the way an applicant look really does matter. Employers could easily give ...

Drug Testing: A Workforce In Dilemma

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:51:29

When I began my working career, drug testing was not even a word combination. I had never been exposed to drugs beyond the point of alcoholic beverages, and then only on special occasions and holidays.

Starting Out: 4 Must-Know Tips

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:43:45

For most people, aiming for a higher position at once is the key to job search success. However, for some people who know that in order to succeed in the job market, they have to, literally, start from scratch.

Make Your Application 150 Times More Exciting

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:43:07

I want you to read this article 150 times!I'm serious. I want you to do this because I want you to experience what an employer goes through when reading applications for any vacancies.

Tips on Executive Job Search

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:42:47

It is normal for every person to strive for career advancement and growth. It makes them feel that all of their hard work has paid off and that a promotion is, indeed, the best reward they can get.

Factors That Could Decide Whether You Get The Job

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:42:36

Factor 1. The First Impression.There's a saying that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. This is especially true in an interview.

Corporate Flight Attendant Resume

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:42:22

Writing a résumé can be one of the most daunting parts of any job search. Quite frankly, it is one of the most important elements in helping you find work. A good résumé can ease doors open while a poorly written one will certainly shut these ver...

How to Follow Up on All Contacts

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:42:09

If you are still in the job search process, it is extremely important to follow up on all contacts. It is not good to just sit and wait for results to come pouring in when you think that you've already done your part because your contact information ...

Beware Of Job Fraud Scams!

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:41:25

Searching for a job can be difficult enough, but when you finally spot the 'job of a lifetime' – just consider that if the job sounds too good to be true – quite likely, it is!

How Can You Find Freelance Writing Jobs?

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:41:11

Do you think that there is a big sign that reads, “Freelance Writing Jobs, Apply Within”? There just is not. In fact, you may have a hard time finding writing jobs of any type advertised in any employment magazine or newspaper either.

A Hidden Goldmine Of Jobs

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:26:22 EST

Employers have basically three ways they look for staff. They can run situations vacant ads, employ a personnel agency or go through their own files of previous applicants. Each one of these ways has its problems. They're either costly, or time consu...

Good Flexible Jobs

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:26:48 EST

Congratulations! So you’ve decided to make a leap back into the workforce after having a baby (or two!).

Applying For Government Jobs

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:40:04

Let's just get this out of the way now - I'm not a fan of the public service. You see, in my book Job Secrets Revealed I try to teach that there are no rules when you're applying for jobs.

“Quo Vadis, New Graduate?”

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:39:51

According to a recent survey by Job Outlook, for the third year now there is a positive increase in hiring fresh college graduates for 2006. Business owners plan on hiring more from the class of 2005-06 than they did from the 2004-05 class as well a...

Teaching English In Greece

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:39:40

The employment situation can be quite uncertain for newcomers to Greece and therefore many people choose to try teaching English as a foreign language, on a full or part-time basis.

Group Interviews

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:39:26

The other day, I received this question from a reader.Has anyone ever heard of a group interview? I am getting conflicting information on this. I was told that it involves the interviewee and several interviewers at one time

Stress-free Job Hunting Guide

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:39:14

Hunting for the perfect job for an individual requires time, effort and knowledge.

Health Care Job Search Tips: Health is Wealth Indeed!

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:39:02

Nowadays, jobs falling under the health care category are one of the most in demand jobs. This is because more and more countries fall short with regards to their employees and staff in the health care industry.

The Hidden Job Market - Looking for Work in All the Wrong Places?

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:27:03 EST

Another morning of job hunting lies ahead of you. You pour a cup of coffee and open the paper to the employment section. With a mixture of anticipation and desperation you pick up a stub of pencil and prepare to target and identify some possible job ...

Be A Headhunter

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:34:28

Having spent the last few years of my career in the staffing and recruiting industry, I’m asked all the time by friends and relatives if I can help them find a more desirable job.

The Ideal Resume

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:34:10

When one goes for an interview, the potential employer has no idea of who the applicant is. In some cases, the person applied to the ad while others used a headhunter or job site on the internet and matched their credentials for the position.

Careers OnLine's Article Archive

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:29:10 AEST

Looking for some more "in-depth" help with some of those curlier aspects of your career development. Our articles might be able to offer some useful suggestions that'll help in your work.

Industrial Safety

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:33:45

Industrial safety is important for all employees on a daily basis and working in an area without safety awareness may result in serious bodily harm or possibly even death. Industrial safety is a key factor in running a company and there are many aspe...

Tips For a Stress-Free IT Job Search

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:33:27

The best source to look for jobs related to Information Technology (most commonly known as IT) is, obviously, the Internet.

Keywords For Job Searching

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:33:12

There are keywords that work better then others and not every single one of the keywords listed below will pull up legit jobs every time, but they are worth using. You might just uncover a gem of a job!

What Skills I Should Leave OFF My Resume?

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:32:58

I am currently working as a courtesy clerk at a large grocery store chain. The duties are quite menial and I have been there since May 2001.

How To Make A Legitimate Income From Home

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:27:22 EST

Millions of people worldwide are enticed by the opportunity to work at home. A job from home allows individuals considerably more flexibility, extra time with family and generally alleviates the immense stress which may result from an active career.

Liars Get Caught! What NOT to Put on Your Resume

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:32:02

"Everybody does it" as they say. Face it, the job market can be a very tough place to compete. If everyone inflates their experience then how can an honest person get a job?

Between The Lines Of a Job Ad

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:31:49

Interestingly, an employer will tell you exactly the benefits and results they're looking for in their job ads -- but you have to read between the lines to be able to find them. Let me explain:

Some Tips on How Not To Lose a Job

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:31:37

Nowadays, finding a job can be very tedious. However, some people contend that trying to keep a job to avoid the risk of losing it is in even harder. This is because they are trying whatever viable means there is, in order not to lose their jobs.

Love Your Job

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:28:29 EST

"If you can't be in the job you love… Love the job you're in (or the way you do it)" Friends... Loving your job is an extremely useful tip for reducing tension from life :- Love your job

Are You Making This One, Simple Mistake?

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:30:39

Here's the one thing that immediately stops most people from getting the jobs they're applying for: they keep sending the SAME application letter (which doesn't work!) to every job they apply for.

Which One Of These 5 Mistakes Are You Making?

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:30:26

This is the first in my series on the most common and absolute "dumbest mistakes" you're probably making when applying for job after job.

How to negotiate 10-50% more money in an interview

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:30:11

Money! That's what this is all about.Unfortunately business owners don't hire you simply to give you their money. The surest way to not get a job is to ring up and ask how much it is paying. The second best way to miss out on the job is to ask h...

Seize the Opportunity and the Job: The Interview

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:29:52

So, you’ve submitted a killer Curriculum Vitae and supporting documents. You’re ahead of the pack and have just received a call for an interview. What do you do next?

How Registered Nurses - Can Get A Job

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:29:38

One of the most common help requests from nurses is "how can I make my resume stand out from the crowd?"

Make Your Objective Work For You Online

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:28:55 EST

Many people use the 'objective' paragraph within their resume to do the selling of a cover letter. The objective paragraph is important if you are applying for jobs ONLINE and don?t want to include a cover letter. So make sure it says the right thing...

Setting Clear Objectives

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:28:48

To achieve a goal, there is a process that you should implement. This process is to streamline and analyze your objectives. Begin at the very beginning at the smallest, specific part. These are the most important steps to take to meet the guidelin...

Engineering Job: Survive Offshore Outsourcing

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:28:37

The cheap labor costs of Southeast Asia are like a siren call to more and more US employers seeking to lower support costs and improve profits.

Online Job Hunting

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:29:15 EST

There was a time when a person who wanted to find work had to buy newspaper and look through the classified ads section. The advent of the internet has changed that by creating opportunities for people to work either in a different state or in anoth...

5 Overlooked Ways To Hire Winners

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:27:54

Here is a true story. My dentist did a “clinical” evaluation of my teeth. That is his fancy way to say he looked in my mouth and starred at my teeth with his own two eyes. He found no cavities in his “clinical” evaluation. I felt happy and re...

Tips For The Interview-Phobic

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:27:29

Oh, how I shuddered the first time an article necessitated that I actually phone a complete stranger and ask a bunch of questions.

Impress During A Phone Interview

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:27:11

Preparing for an interview over the phone is primarily a mental exercise, and something that is easy to prepare for.

Becoming A Police Officer Just Became Easier

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:26:52

As many law enforcement candidates can vouch for, taking the police entrance exam can be a stressful and highly competitive experience.

How You Can Find Proofreading Jobs

Sat, 16 May 2009 21:22:27 EST

Many people are looking for proofreading jobs but have really no idea how to find them! It gets to be very tiresome trying to find answers when all you can find is just another website that is selling the information

Handle The Tough Interview Questions

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:25:32

Q. How do you handle stress?Notice how this question is subtly different to "can you handle stress?" Reply with: "I break my work down into smaller steps and work through those steps rather than get worked up over the bigger picture."

People Don't Quit Jobs, They Quit Managers

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:25:17

Steven was an incredible account executive (he worked in sales). He was very effective at getting new business and as a result he built new accounts worth tens of millions of dollars each year. He was happy and his company loved him.

Going Off The Rails In Interviews?

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:25:00

Every day almost, we get an email that goes like this: I've been through a couple of long interviews (several interviews with the same company). But at the end, when is down to 2 o 3 candidates, I never get the job. Do you know a method to ident...

How To Make An Employer WANT To Read Your Application

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:24:46

Employers don't really care about YOU, they only care about what you can do for THEM.

Online Recruitment Agencies

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:29:34 EST

Online recruitment agencies are used by employers for many purposes. Get help with the recruitment process, conceal recruitment activities from competitors, recruit for a new type of post for which they have no expertise.

How to Get Referrals from Warm Contacts

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:29:52 EST

You may find it hard to use networking to find a job if you can't rely on your warm contacts to give you the information you need. At times, you would have to ask your warm contacts to refer you to at least two people that they know who will be able...

Powerful Ways To Research Companies

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:23:26

How important is researching a company you want to work for? Some say pretty important. We think it's absolutely vital.

Restating Your Skills And Experience

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:23:02

Here's a note I received from one of our clients: "I need help! I am getting a lot of calls, a lot of interviews, but no job offers. I have been a customer service representative for about twenty years and I am very good at calming irate customers. C...

How To Reverse Engineer Your Resume

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:22:47

One thing that amazes us is how people extend the time it takes to get a job by sending out the same cover letter or resume even though it has failed to get a result in the past. Doing the same thing over and over and expecting to get a different res...

Find The Right Things To Say In Your Cover Letter

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:30:28 EST

Employers get as many applications over their desks as you get spam in your inbox. And like you, employers have a built-in SPAM filter when it comes to reading applications.


Thu, Oct EST 9 16:21:46

The end of the year might often bring personal revising for many companies. The immediate consequence will be firing people. So that a similar managerial decision will not get to you unprepared, here are some signals you should watch out for.

Seven Basic Salary Negotiation Tips

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:21:34

Money is the most sensitive issue in the whole hiring process. Discussing the compensation often causes anxiety on both employee and employer. Here are seven ways to make the process of salary negotiating efficient.

Job Search Tips for Sales Professionals

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:30:41 EST

Each specific industry has a variety of requirements that an employee has to meet. In searching for jobs as sales professionals, how do you prepare for a competitive environment?

Job Descriptions: Why Effective Job Descriptions Make Good Business Sense

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:30:54 EST

Most neophyte workers or even freshly graduated members of the workforce will jump into jobs without knowing their job descriptions. This practice is understandable. Many of these fresh graduates are just glad to have gotten a job and will try to avo...

Job Search Website Application Cheat Sheet

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:20:23

Read on to find out how to give yourself an unfair advantage in applying on job search websites

Cruise Ship Jobs

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:04:08 AEDT

Considering a job on a cruise ship? There probably isn't any better way to see the world or to meet new people. There are many different careers to choose from on a cruise ship.

Job Skills on the Loose

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:31:08 EST

In today’s competitive life, employers are more inclined to find people who can contribute to the growth of the company and not just boost its productivity.

Turn Skills Into Irresistable Reasons To Hire You

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:31:24 EST

Most job applications for a position will read the same. And why shouldn't they? After all, you learned how to write applications at school or from a book along with MILLIONS of other people.


Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:31:42 EST

It is a sad aspect of live but not everyone can be successful. In the world we live in there are winners and losers.


Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:31:57 EST

In this article I want to talk about talent. You see, jobs that use your TALENTS are far more rewarding than finding a job that utilises just your skills and experiences. Just because you may have a degree in marketing does not mean you have a TALENT...

Is Technology Giving You More Freedom From Your Job?

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:32:11 EST

When cellphones became available it seemed that they would fill a need for instant communication - any time, any place - that would help people be more efficient and thus save time.

Searching for Perfect Teen Jobs

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:32:24 EST

Just because you are a teen doesn't mean you can't find a good job to either help you through schooling or to get a few extra bucks for your various hobbies and needs. Here are a few tips on bagging a great teen job

“Thank You For Hiring Me!”

Thu, Oct EST 9 16:15:29

A thank you letter after you accept a job offer shows good taste, gratitude, and in general shows a new employer that they made a wise decision in hiring you. Most new hires do not write one, so if you are one of the smart few people who do, your rel...

“Jobseeker FAQs on Thank You notes”

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:32:41 EST

Career advisers tell jobseekers to send a thank you note after an interview. To address the most frequently asked questions on how and what to send in a thank you note, here are some give aways.