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Recently, I was talking to a friendly fellow business owner about the status of her small bakery business. A few months ago when we chatted, she raved about how much she loved her staff, how comfortable she was with her home and work lives, and how absolutely inundated she was with customers. Last week, she … Read the Rest →
As a freelancer, you are the CEO, sales department, desk jockey, and accountant all in one — but often, that last role falls to the wayside. Keeping track of your income and expenses is rough when you are already balancing so many other responsibilities to make your self-employed lifestyle work. Let’s face it: That paper-clipped … Read the Rest →
Thinking about a new job? Before you start your job search, you may want to consider a job that’s among those seeing the biggest jumps in total pay over the past year.
To help, Glassdoor is here with our newest report on the 20 Jobs with the Biggest Pay Raises, identifying the top 20 jobs … Read the Rest →
Most people complain that their job search has been excessively prolonged. The average or mean time that a person is looking for work is meaningless to a job search, giving merely statistical information. The fact is that in today’s economic job market, people are having a hard time finding what they want because of the … Read the Rest →
Many people make the pronouncement that they specialize in… Only when you approach them to learn more, it turns out they don’t know a whole lot about your segment of the population. Their misleading statement turns into wasted time and frustration.
The improved approach is to wait until you fully understand your targeted clientele before … Read the Rest →
Nobody likes a brownnoser. Most people can detect insincerity a mile off, and the slime that emanates from someone engaged in networking is almost palpable. Unfortunately, it is true that the majority of jobs are landed via personal connections.
So how do you get closer to the people at work without acting like a creepy … Read the Rest →