Career Archive

3 Tips on How To Become A Successful Entrepreneur

Becoming an entrepreneur has never been easier, yet more people than ever still end up failing to make their dreams a reality. Sadly, I still count myself in that last category of people who have yet to achieve their entrepreneurship goals, it’s not for a lack of will or work ethic though – so let’s

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Sickness Strikes AGAIN!

I swear, ever since having kids I get sick almost every second month. It’s hard to believe that it can make such a big difference, but as I sit here expelling mucus i’m painfully aware of just how frequently we seem to be getting sick these days. It’s not a lot of fun, but it’s

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Wage Garnishment and What to Do About It

Are you in hot water with the IRS? Have your wages been garnished, leaving your paychecks thin at best? Having your wages garnished by the IRS is a terrifying experience. This government notice occurs when the government seizes a large chunk of your income to pay back a tax debt that’s been consistently ignored. If

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Testing the world of online freelancing – Is it worth the effort?

I’ve been pondering what it would be like working for other people on the internet? I’ve always been on the other side of the equation and have now hired over 15 people for various roles over the last two years

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Ways to Get Ahead in Your Professional Career

The last five years have seen some drastic changes in the workplace. Between changing technologies, the spread of globalisation and the rapid rise of automation, there’s no such thing as a regular career path anymore. That means getting creative is more important than it’s ever been when looking to get ahead in your career. Here’s

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6 Interview Tips You Need To Know

This is it! There is one key stop on the road to getting that job – the interview process! Here are six tips that will help ease your interview jitters. 1. Qualifications You can talk the talk, but can you walk the walk? Sometimes resumes may be a little exaggerated, but if you’re claiming to

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Short Term Pain for Long Term Gain

What are your thoughts on having some short term pain for long term gain when it comes to lifestyle vs income and employment opportunities? What i’m talking about is when people choose jobs where they have to work super hard all the time, but they are compensated with very handsome pay packets for their efforts.

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Moving for Work – Is It Something You Would Do?

Have you ever been in a position where you need to move location in order to remain employed by a company? I’ve never faced the situation before, but it’s something that looks like it might be in my future

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Is It Worth Getting an MBA?

Something I have been considering for the last few months has been whether or not I should take the time to earn a master’s degree in business administration. It would be a pretty big undertaking, but it is the type of thing that can make you significantly more marketable whenever you are going for a

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What to Do When You’ve Had Enough of Work?

A couple of weekends back I went out to visit some friends I hadn’t seen for a while. It was great to catchup with my friends, especially considering I used to see them so frequently (almost weekly), but now only see them about every half year. Anyway, one of the topics that came up was

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Interview tips for a Retail Banking Job in the Asia Market

The key objective of an interview with a retail bank is to assess the applicant’s skills and abilities, his understanding of the role, interest in the banking sector and knowledge about the employer

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Having Work Experience Matters

With a state election happening where I live, something that’s been a hot topic throughout the election campaign has been the topic of youth unemployment. In some areas youth unemployment is over 20% and in almost all districts younger people make up a disproportionately large number of the unemployed

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