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Freelancers, Home-based Businesses And Entrepreneurs

Are you a freelancer, home-based business owner or employee, or perhaps even a CEO or CFO that feels overworked or underpaid? Have you lost the ability to enjoy time with family or friends? Perhaps you used to have hobbies that you now don’t have time for? Maybe you’re taking on too much work, or you
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A Journey Through Employment: Lessons Learned & Skills Earned Pt. 3

I was also able to utilize the skills I was learning as I completed coursework. I took entry level positions within companies that would allow me to practice my new skills and learn additional skills that would benefit me for the rest of my working life and employment prospects. I took office positions that allowed
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A Journey Through Employment: Lessons Learned And Skills Earned (Pt.2)

“Our introduction to the working world may have come during our high school years or even before that as a babysitter, newspaper boy or even a one-person lawn care company. Generally we begin as a cashier, bag boy, buggy boy, waiter/waitress, host/hostess, or in some position within the fast food industry, which is most common.”
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A Journey Through Employment: Lessons Learned And Skills Earned (Pt.1)

Take a journey with me if you will, a journey of first jobs, multiple job titles, the stepping stones of happiness, lessons learned, and the skills acquired along the way. A journey that surpasses even retirement and typically ends in.. well yeah, we really do work ourselves to death or at least until we’re unable
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Linguistics Equate To Higher Employability

Studies show that individuals with multiple linguistics skill sets equate to higher employability, as language barriers can cause exponential problems in the linguistics of business. Communications with consumers, manufacturers, employees, and investors can become a nightmare and cause irreversible damage to your business. It is for this reason that many companies large and small give
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How To Enjoy Your Holiday Office Party (Without Making A Spectacle Of Yourself)

Many businesses both large and small host a company or corporate Christmas party, these parties are quickly becoming known simply as Holiday Parties, due to the cultural diversity within businesses, in an attempt to minimize religious offense to their employees. So how do you enjoy your office Christmas party without making a spectacle of yourself?
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Christmas…The Retail Nightmare

Ah, Christmas, a time of laughter and love, family and friends, shopping and decorating, parties and gatherings, gifts and pleasantries are exchanged amongst people, the whole world over, in various forms of celebration. Sure pleasantries are exchanged in every aspect except the shopping part, people get crazy, and available inventory doesn’t match sales offers or
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Graphic Design Opportunities For Graduates

There are an abundant amount of resources and opportunities for graphic design graduates. If you consider that graphic design encompasses the entire scope of the visual world, anything that includes an image or words to be quite frank, the better question is what opportunities aren’t available to a person with a graphic design education and
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A Day In The Life Of A Freelancer

Freelancing, it’s a real job! A day in the life of a freelancer means waking up in the morning, and preparing for another day of selling yourself in a very competitive market by blogging, sending newsletters and email campaigns, printing brochures and flyers for networking events and trade shows, building and updating your website, Facebook
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