You can use traditional tactics to find a job, such as checking the classifieds in your local paper or scouring the various job sites that are available online. But to increase your chances of getting the job you want, you might want to extend your job search, especially if you haven't had much luck when going down the usual avenues. So, if you have been unemployed for a while and are in need of some direction, or if you are bravely changing career, here are some ideas to help you with your job search.
The fall and winter seasons are here, and so is all of the fashion that comes along with it. It can be fun to layer up and embrace all of the fashion and trends for when the weather is colder; it can be hard to show off your personal style of identity when you are just buying the same styles and colors that everyone is wearing this season. Want to stand out? We give our top ways to make your clothing unique to you, recycle some older clothing, and keep to any budget that you have. With a little time, planning, creativity, and our shopping list below, you can create something really unique to you that no one else will be rocking. So here are some of the things that you can do to get your custom clothing on and create the pieces for you.
The working world will never stay the same. Each new generation will change the professional landscape and alter previous career options. Some might say that it's just a matter of time when this happens, but other things like advancements made in technology also have a big impact on the career landscape for each new generation. For example, when the internet came into being, people were amazed but there were only a few hundred websites online. When businesses realized that they could sell their products online, suddenly the younger generation was focused on becoming website designers and software developers. We are living in a similar era, whereby new jobs are being created daily and the new millennial generation and beyond will be the beneficiary of these new career options.
Before the festivities of Christmas time get into full swing, don't miss the opportunity to show your clients how thankful you are for all their business and help throughout the prior year. Businesses should not just be focusing on Christmas gifting but making the most of the Thanksgiving season to show your gratitude (and of course discuss future projects and plan their growth strategies). If you haven’t planned on already already, now is the best time to throw a casual networking event with your clients. Keep it seasonal and invite them to a Thanksgiving-themed party with these tips in mind.
So you landed a job with a great company? You want to move ahead but you don't know how? The first step to upward mobility is always working diligently at the tasks given to you. But that is not all. You have to work smartly too and we tell you how!
Anyone else love timeless, fall basics? Well I have put four of my favorite fall basics in this post. Not one item is above $65! Plus these items are versatile enough to wear to the office and to all your weekend festivities. Check out these fall basics on a budget in this post!
Starting a new job is an incredibly exciting experience.Everything feels fresh and new, and all that you want to do is everything that you possibly can. Unfortunately, this feeling doesn’t always last forever. More often than not, the enthusiasm that you feel in the beginning wears off, eventually, leaving your days boring and stale. But you don't have to remain bored and disengaged in your job. You can find ways to bring this passion back and make your work exciting again. With that in mind, here are seven ideas that you could try.
Life is too short to be settling for any old job but that’s exactly what many people have already done! A job is something you should take pride in and actually enjoy doing. We spend almost half our life working so finding something meaningful in the workplace is important for our overall well being. The last thing that you should do is make it all about money. Money may drive a lot of things, but it shouldn’t be the only factor that’s controlling your job (and your happiness in that job). You should be controlling your job, and you should be in charge of your future in terms of what you are going to do for the rest of your life. Check out these tips so you don't just settle for "a" job - but you find "THE" job you really want!
Creating a social media profile is easy, but making it look professional, sleek and organized is a whole other story. If you are a business owner or if you are an established professional then it is so important that you are able to put the work in because if you don’t then you may find that your online presence suffers as a result.
How many cups do you take? I might share a little of my carafe with you! I am the opposite of a morning person - I mean the polar opposite. I could easily stay up until 2 am and start my days around 10 am but unfortunately that is not the way the office world always works. Anyone else find that mornings fly by without having much to show for it? Some people may thrive in the mornings, but others like me can find it difficult to get settled in and those precious first few hours of the day become lost. It takes some work to ensure a productive morning, but once you form a new routine, you’ll soon find your working day becomes a lot less stressful. Take a look at these four tips on how to polish routine up your morning for a more productive day.
M.E.L. is an attorney and small business entrepreneur whose mission is to help professionals conquer the workaday world with style and poise.
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