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Personal Loan vs Credit Card vs Debit Card: When to Use Each

You’re working hard every day to provide for your family and you’ve got a steady source of income. Frankly, you know you’re doing everything you can to get by, but you’ve also got personal necessities to buy, a pantry to restock, and hungry mouths ...


Summary Sunday: Always Be Ready for a Job Search

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Nov 1, Sample Sales Cover Letter

Your sales cover letter should motivate the reader to take action and call you to schedule the interview. We show you how to get the employer's attention and impress as the right candidate for the sales job with a well written and compelling cover ...

Using Emotional Intelligence to Improve  Workplace Relationships and Your Career

Emotional intelligence affects every facet of your life. Cultivating this valuable skill will improve your confidence, boost your workplace morale and make it easier to collaborate with your coworkers. Every person has a degree of emotional ...

6 Car Camping Tips For Women

As we move into November, camping season may be coming to a close for folks in northern climates. For those of us who live in the deep south, prime camping season is just now ramping up. And if you’re experienced enough and are able to deal with ...

A Parent’s Guide to Healthy Eating During the Holidays

Adults aren’t the only ones who have to worry about growing festively plump during the holidays. People, including kids, typically gain 1 to 2 pounds over Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. You can commit to losing weight after the ...

Oct 31, Online Interview Questions

How to best prepare for common online interview questions. More and more employers are using online job interviews as an initial screening tool. If you are well prepared and take the right steps to ensure the Skype or online job interview goes well, ...

Living A Sustainable Lifestyle: 10 Simple Tips On Going Green

Lately, ecology has become definitely trendy. Luckily, not all trendy comes to harm. Going green is an excellent idea for several reasons. While saving the planet is certainly the most important, saving money and improving health are not bad, ...

How to Increase Productivity by Switching Off and Getting Cozy

The working world is in a constant state of flux. We have come a really long way in the last 150 years or so in terms of employment law and workers’ rights. In the grand scale of human history, we’ve barely stopped sending our children to work in ...

Oct 30, Entry Level Teacher Resume

This sample entry level teacher resume can be adapted to help you get the teaching job you want. Competition for teacher jobs is often fierce and your resume should highlight your best points as an educational professional and demonstrate why you ...

5 Steps to Better Handling Colleagues Who Deny Reality

Up means down and down means up — We’ve all had colleagues who make it a practice of denying what we know is real. It happens in politics, science, business and anywhere: people whose beliefs are a million miles away from reality. Bad enough ...


Avoid the Weight Gain: 6 Reasons To Work Out During The Holidays

As things cool down and the pumpkin spice lattes start coming out, it can be tempting to let your workout routine slide. Problem is, once you begin to justify missing one or two workouts, it is far easier to just not exercise during the holiday ...

How To Identify A Narcissist At Work: Nailing Down The Key Factors

Crossing paths with a narcissist is not rare. In the USA alone, 6% of the general population has been diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. That is not a small number. Now apply the same number to the estimated population of the world ...

Informational Interviews are a Form of Networking

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Trying to Develop a Writing Process? Expert Insights Here!

I’ve been asked about my writing process many times, so here it is, short and sweet, messy and chaotic: 1. First, I think up all sorts of bad ideas for my books. My editor and agent are good enough to tell me that they are bad ideas. I think up more ...

Oct 29, Formal Sample Interview Thank You Letter

The sample interview thank you letter shown here can be used to follow up after most job interview situations. The style of the thank you letters you send will depend on the tone of your job interview. A formal interviewer and company will demand ...

5 tips for taking care of your mental health at uni

Take it from a recent graduate. Finishing your degree will be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life so far. But it will also have been one of the most challenging. How can you maintain a good study/work/life balance? Students face an ...

Lessons You Can Learn From Dealing With Frustration

We all struggle with our frustrations. They come in all shapes and forms. We often get frustrated with work, either because we do work that we aren’t passionate about or lack some skills to thrive. But our frustration can be turned into a passion. ...

Navigating The Job Market Before Earning Your Degree

It’s never too early to prepare for your future or consider the steps you’ll need in building a successful career. We’re asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up,” from the time we enter primary school. However, the system isn’t quite set up ...

What To Do If Your Significant Other Hates Working Out

There is a lot of information supporting working out in a group. From helping with accountability to pushing you to the next level of your fitness, there are many positives to exercising with at least one other person. If you have an anti-exercise ...

Oct 28, 7 Panel Interview Tips to Set You Up For Success

Panel interview tips and techniques that help you stand out as the best job candidate. Panel interviews can feel like an inquisition! The key to making the right impression is to remain calm and focused, to try and develop an element of rapport ...

How Does the US Workforce Spend Their Vacation?

When life at work gets a little tricky, the promise of an upcoming vacation can often be enough to get us through. Some of us have more time away from the office than others, and how people choose to spend that time can vary widely. Recent research ...

Summary Sunday: Winning Job Interviews, Job Search and More

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Oct 26, Common Job Interview Questions- Why Did You Leave Your Job?

One of the most common job interview questions explores what is your reason for leaving your job. This can be a tough question to answer. You are going to be asked this question by the interviewer and having a well prepared answer will ensure you ...

The Effects of Being In A Sexless Marriage On Your Mental Health

What is a sexless marriage? Can it affect your mental health? Research suggests that being in a sexless marriage doesn’t mean that you and your partner are never intimate. It means that you are only having sex once or fewer times a month. When sex ...