Advice for mature workers in their job search

World-famous chef Julia Child didn’t make her debut on “The French Chef” until the age of 51, Laura Ingalls Wilder (of “Little House on the Prairie” fame) published her first book at age 65, and the late actor John Mahoney was 53 when he landed the role that would...

The women fighting prejudice in the fashion industry

Daisy Walker became a photographer to try and change the way women are viewed in fashion. Now she's part of a growing campaign to get people sharing their experiences of abuse in the industry, through her group Women in Fashion. "It really is dog-eat-dog in that...

Tough Interview Questions to Prepare For

The job of any good interviewer is two fold. First, it’s the interviewer’s job to sell you on the job and the company. Second and most important, it’s their job to protect the company and existing employees from a “bad” co worker. The easiest way to do this, is to...

Interview Preparation

The key to success in any interview is preparation. The hiring manager has taken the time to read your resume and even possible research you. The least you can do is show similar respect by researching the company you’ll be interviewing with. If you have time, it is...

Working Abroad: The World ‘Could Be’ Your Oyster

Looking for a challenging experience where you can immerse yourself in another culture? Interested in working overseas? In the current economic turmoil, the mood around the world is mixed. But whether you’re struggling to find a job or you’re ready to take the next...

Secure Your Company with These 7 Tips

Today, since almost all of a company’s assets and valuables are in a form of a data, company owners often make a mistake and ignore the importance and value of basic physical security. Instead, they put all of their efforts in securing the data with software-based...

6 tips for landing a summer job

If you’re in the market for a summer job, your prospects are looking hot. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 41 percent of employers plan to hire seasonal workers for the summer. The vast majority (88 percent) expect to transition some summer hires into...

Get Ready for the Big Interview

Congratulations, your hard work has paid off. You have been chosen by a company to go to the next round. Now it’s time to get ready for the big interview. If it’s been a while since you’ve interviewed for a job, this handy check list will help you be successful in...

How to Network Through Facebook to Get a Job

  Social media aficionados know that not all websites, blogs and networking boards are created equal.  LinkedIn is the spot for the professional crowd looking to promote their careers, Instagram is the place for selfies with your BAE and MySpace…well let’s just...

Application forms – what employers want

You’ve stumbled across a fantastic job opportunity but there’s a form to fill in before the company will even consider meeting you. It’s several pages long, the questions are dauntingly open and the blank spaces for your answers are gaping. Do not be deterred! If you...

Connect with the Interviewer

One of the biggest advantageous of an interview, is that it gives you an opportunity to form a connection with the interviewer. That connection will make it harder for the interviewer to pass you up when making the final decision to hire. Building a personal...

Tips for Female Business Owners on Ending Workplace Toxicity

A toxic environment is a business owner’s worst nightmare and causes employee morale to dip quite a bit. Toxic environments in the office can also mean that your employees lose the motivation to get their work done, which means your office’s to-do list isn’t completed...

Want to be a Green Collar Worker?

If you’re on the lookout for a new job, have you considered the green sector? With the world’s green economy worth £3,000 billion a year and growing fast, this is the ideal time to become a green collar worker. But how do you get a job in this rapidly growing...

The Top 5 Benefits of a Live Chat Platform

Customer support is one of the most important aspects of running a business without a doubt, but a lot of people face some uncertainty about what kind of customer service works best in which environments. Live chat is arguably the best way to give customers the...

5 Signs Your Job is Boring You and It’s Time to Make Change

Is your job boring you so much that it’s affecting your performance at work and your life at home? If you’ve lost your passion for your job, then the simple tasks you used to gladly do on a daily basis can become emotionally and physically draining. Those negative...

Transgender activists and the real war on women

How hard is it for women to talk freely about sex, gender and the law? Not very, I used to think. I’d heard about a few no-platforming incidents on campuses, where speakers including Germaine Greer were blocked from appearing because of their views. What I hadn’t...

Using Facebook to Find a Job

Do you live your life on Facebook? How about using Facebook to find a job? Although it’s not used for professional networking as extensively as LinkedIn, the most popular social network in the world can help you in your hunt for a job. Pages Many businesses have fan...

Recovery Tips: When a Job Interview Gets Awkward

  Whether you’re just starting out in your career or a well-seasoned veteran of the job-search game, you probably have an idea of how the ideal job interview is “supposed” to go.  You walk in the room, give a firm handshake, and proceed to answer questions you’re...

Opening Your Own Nail Salon – Strategies and Business Plan Advice

So you’ve been doing nails for a while now, and you’ve actually become good at it. The number of women buying your services has increased tremendously, and you’ve started thinking about opening your own salon to become your own boss. This field can be extremely...

5 common Roadblocks on Projects (and what to do about them)

Getting a project over the line and delivering what you set out to do – it’s a journey! Even experienced project managers will tell you that there are a number of project roadblocks that can stop them from doing their best work and completing initiatives on time and...

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Advice for mature workers in their job search

World-famous chef Julia Child didn’t make her debut on “The French Chef” until the age of 51, Laura Ingalls Wilder (of “Little House on the Prairie” fame) published her first book at age 65, and the late actor John Mahoney was 53 when he landed the role that would...

The women fighting prejudice in the fashion industry

Daisy Walker became a photographer to try and change the way women are viewed in fashion. Now she's part of a growing campaign to get people sharing their experiences of abuse in the industry, through her group Women in Fashion. "It really is dog-eat-dog in that...

Tough Interview Questions to Prepare For

The job of any good interviewer is two fold. First, it’s the interviewer’s job to sell you on the job and the company. Second and most important, it’s their job to protect the company and existing employees from a “bad” co worker. The easiest way to do this, is to...

Interview Preparation

The key to success in any interview is preparation. The hiring manager has taken the time to read your resume and even possible research you. The least you can do is show similar respect by researching the company you’ll be interviewing with. If you have time, it is...

Working Abroad: The World ‘Could Be’ Your Oyster

Looking for a challenging experience where you can immerse yourself in another culture? Interested in working overseas? In the current economic turmoil, the mood around the world is mixed. But whether you’re struggling to find a job or you’re ready to take the next...

Secure Your Company with These 7 Tips

Today, since almost all of a company’s assets and valuables are in a form of a data, company owners often make a mistake and ignore the importance and value of basic physical security. Instead, they put all of their efforts in securing the data with software-based...

6 tips for landing a summer job

If you’re in the market for a summer job, your prospects are looking hot. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 41 percent of employers plan to hire seasonal workers for the summer. The vast majority (88 percent) expect to transition some summer hires into...

Get Ready for the Big Interview

Congratulations, your hard work has paid off. You have been chosen by a company to go to the next round. Now it’s time to get ready for the big interview. If it’s been a while since you’ve interviewed for a job, this handy check list will help you be successful in...

How to Network Through Facebook to Get a Job

  Social media aficionados know that not all websites, blogs and networking boards are created equal.  LinkedIn is the spot for the professional crowd looking to promote their careers, Instagram is the place for selfies with your BAE and MySpace…well let’s just...

Application forms – what employers want

You’ve stumbled across a fantastic job opportunity but there’s a form to fill in before the company will even consider meeting you. It’s several pages long, the questions are dauntingly open and the blank spaces for your answers are gaping. Do not be deterred! If you...