• How Many Hours Should I Devote to My New e-Business?

    April 19, 2010 by

    Starting a new business doesn’t necessarily require quitting your day job and becoming fully immersed in your new venture – unless you can afford to do so. Most people can’t afford to just drop everything and devote 100% of their time to developing or managing their new online businesses. The video below gives some guidelines and points you in the right direction to learn more.

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  • How Do I Start and Build My Own e-Business?

    April 15, 2010 by

    Last year, or maybe two years ago, my father and I attended a seminar presented by a company that hosts and maintains Web sites for people who want to start online businesses. As someone who was once a small-business owner, he knows what is involved in such a venture. But what about those people who are interested in starting their own e-businesses but don’t have a clue where to start? The video below will point them in the right direction.

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  • Do You Have Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)?

    April 14, 2010 by

    We hear a lot about ADD and ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) these days. It used to be these diagnoses were only applied to bouncing-of-the-walls children. Now, just about every adult you talk to will say, “I’m SO ADD! I can’t stay focused on anything.” But is it really ADD/ADHD or just the modus operandi that describes how we currently function in our stressed-out work and home lives?
    In a recent Wall Street Journal article, “Mind Games: Attention Deficit Disorder Isn’t Just for Kids. Why Adults are Now Being Diagnosed, Too, Melinda Beck says, “How do you know you have ADHD, which experts compare to having a mind like a pinball, with thoughts flitting in multiple directions. Maybe you’re just overcaffeinated and overworked?”
    If you can relate to “having a mind like a pinball,” how do you differentiate a real ADD/ADHD diagnosis from a chaotic work style or work environment? As the article states, getting a definitive diagnosis is tricky, even though children have been diagnosed and treated for years.* Continue reading …
    This is a post by Nancy LaFever. You can read more from her at the Centre for Emotional Wellbeing blog.
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  • Should I Learn Internet Marketing and Business Skills?

    April 13, 2010 by

    You don’t have to be an aspiring entrepreneur or small business owner to benefit from learning about Internet marketing or business; however, if you are planning to make a career out of self-employment via the Internet, then learning as much as you possibly can is a good idea. The video below tells you how and where you can get started.

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  • Is There Life After Rejection?

    April 12, 2010 by

    I’ve been looking for work lately and it’s bleak out there and because I’m a “glass half-empty” kind of gal, it started me thinking about rejection. I haven’t had the chance to be rejected (or accepted) since I’ve not been asked to interview for any positions to which I’ve applied. Rejection stirs up all kinds of bad feelings. No matter how confident you are, your self-esteem takes a hit.
    A recent article in the Wall Street Journal, “Before They were Titans, Moguls and Newsmakers, These People were…Rejected,” by Sue Shellenbarger examined how successful people, including Ted Turner, Tom Brokaw and Warren Buffet, responded to being rejected by their first college of choice. Often, after receiving that rejection, going to a different school led them to their eventual career path. In fact, some of their most impressive achievements can be traced back to that early rejection. Shellenbarger quotes Buffet, who was rejected by Harvard Business School at 19, “The truth is, everything that has happened in my life…that I thought was a crushing event at the time, has turned out for the better. You learn that a temporary defeat is not a permanent one. In the end, it can be an opportunity.” Continue reading …
    This is a post by Nancy LaFever. You can read more from her at the Centre for Emotional Wellbeing blog.
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  • Entry Level Jobs With Blippy

    April 09, 2010 by

    Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Willy Franzen.jpgWe all have that friend who shares way too much information on social networks, and in many cases we are that friend. The problem with status updates is that most of them aren’t very interesting. Lately, we’ve been moving in a much more interesting, but also much creepier, direction. Now we have services that tie into our Twitter and Facebook accounts that can tell people where we are, whom we’re with, and even what we’re buying. It’s that last one that we’re going to talk about today. Blippy is a Palo Alto, CA based startup that lets you and your friends share and discuss recent purchases. It may seem a little weird at first, but it makes sense. Why go to review sites to get reactions from people you don’t know or trust, when you can see what your friends have bought and what they have to say about it?
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    Article by Willy Franzen of One Day, One Internship and One Day, One Job

  • Entry Level Jobs With VICE

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    Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Willy Franzen.jpgI spent a few hours poring over an issue of Fast Company that includes their list of “The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.” It is loaded with companies that I’d never heard of, so I picked out the most interesting ones and checked to see what their job opportunities looked like. Luckily, I found quite a few prospects, so you’re in for some really cool stuff over the next few weeks. One of the companies that I found was VICE, a New York City magazine and media conglomerate that publishes a “superedgy hipster bible.” Their content is about as safe for work as American Apparel advertisements, which is partially because AA is one of their main advertisers. The interesting thing about VICE is that they are a huge company–they have a print circulation of nearly a million magazines and their sites get 3.5 million monthly unique visitors. This has sparked growth from $45 million in revenue in 2008 to $64 million in 2009.
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    Article by Willy Franzen of One Day, One Internship and One Day, One Job

  • What’s Yext in Your Career? Perhaps, an Entry Level Job.

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    Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Willy Franzen.jpgThis is a sponsored post for Yext. Check out our editorial post on entry level jobs with Yext to see what we said when we first covered them. Just make sure you use this link when you apply.
    A [little while] ago I got a tweet from Ashley Hajduk, a recruiter at Yext in New York City. She said, “Thank you for creating such an awesome site! I found my job at Yext through you and just got promoted to recruiting and hiring!” I was excited by the news, so I decided to get Ashley on the phone to chat about how we could work together to create more Yext/One Day, One Job success stories. She brought Yext co-founder Brian Distelburger in on the call, and he told me all about how Yext is ravenously hiring entry level Sales Associates. We’ll get to that in a minute, but first let’s talk about what Yext does.
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    Article by Willy Franzen of One Day, One Internship and One Day, One Job

  • Internships With Man Made Music

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    Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Willy Franzen.jpgLike I told you before, I have a ton of new companies to feature thanks to Fast Company’s list of “The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.” It may not have been one of the lists that I mentioned in my article 9 Magazine Lists That Will Help You Find a Job, but I’d certainly add it if I were writing the article again. Today we’re going to take a look at Man Made Music, “a unique bi-coastal music production company and Sonic Brand consultancy with an extraordinary team of young music and sound design talent, well-known composers, music supervisors, programmers, club DJ’s, musicologists and brand strategists.” By bi-coastal, they mean New York and LA, obviously, and you can’t really talk about Man Made Music without mentioning their founder and President, Joel Beckerman. He’s been in music media for nearly two decades, and he rolls with big names like John Legend, Morgan Freeman, and John Rzeznik. Continue reading about Man Made Music…
    Article by Willy Franzen of One Day, One Internship and One Day, One Job

  • Is SBI! eLearning Right for You?

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    Knowing where to go to get a quality online education is tough. Besides avoiding scams, there are other important issues that weigh on the minds of students, recent graduates and other candidates looking for a quality online program to help them learn the ins and outs of small business ownership.

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