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Posted June 18, 2015 by

Amazing Reasons to Become a Motivational Speaker

Trust me, you can do it! Man with a microphone is delivering a motivational speech

Trust me, you can do it! Man with a microphone is delivering a motivational speech. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Having a career as a motivational speaker can be incredibly rewarding. You can help others through tough situations, teach others, acquire financial stability, and even learn throughout the entire process. You can also inspire others to find passions similar to yourself, and breed a whole new generation of people with a hunger for learning. If you believe that you have a gift that could give others something positive in their life, then you may want to consider how beneficial a career as a motivational speaker could be. (more…)

Posted May 01, 2015 by

How to get selected in your dream job

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Tripti Rai

You are either over with your studies (for now), or are going to be (very soon). In either case, we know what must be going in your head, with your friends or fellow students flaunting their job offers or the fact that they have so many interviews lined up. It can be a pretty daunting time, with you not knowing the next or the very first step you should take to bag a good, decent pay job preferably in the industry where you see yourself in the next 5 yrs.

Job search process doesn’t have to be as difficult as it seems right now. All you need to do right now is keep your cool and work towards brushing your skills. Main steps for bagging your dream job are: (more…)

Posted February 02, 2015 by

Interested in a Fast Growing Career? Try Your Hand in the Affordable Web Hosting Industry

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Web design concept: computer keyboard with word Web Hosting on enter button, 3d render. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If numbers do not lie as sages of yore proclaimed then the future of society is in computing technology. A Forrester Research report says there are 2.92 billion internet users while another by 2015 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) reckons there is creation of 571 websites every minute of each day.

Best Career Choice

Whether you are in business or you want to interact socially, information technology has revolutionized the way you do it. This is where websites and blogs have come in so handy. If you are looking for the ideal career choice, this should be your first stop. The computing world provides a very broad area with multiple fields of specialization. (more…)

Posted January 02, 2015 by

Choosing a meaningful career

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Career choice options – student thinking of future education. Young woman contemplating career options smiling looking up at thought bubbles on a blackboard with images of different professions. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

People often get so caught up in how to make a living that they forget to make a life. Let’s face it; we are living in a world where what we do for a living has become a big part of what defines us. Our lifestyle demands and responsibility lists are so long that we have no time to pause and think if we are actually doing something we like with our life. A lot of youngsters today are riddled with what career to choose in order to lead a life that is financially stable and emotionally rewarding. A very small percentage of people are actually satisfied with their career; for most people it’s dragging themselves from Monday to Friday and waiting for the weekend. (more…)

Posted July 15, 2014 by

What it takes to Stay Motivated and Boost Your Career

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Group of working people. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

An individual is often judged by the job they hold. A person should work hard in order to maximize their potential and enjoyment in their career.

There are plenty of people who are working at a job they either do not like or do not think is the best fit for them. They may not be happy with the amount of money they make or the amount of power they hold in their job. There are two choices people in this situation have. They can choose to do nothing and complain about it for their rest of their lives, or they can choose to find ways to maximize their potential in the career choice they have made. The second choice might be more difficult, but it may be the wiser path. (more…)

Posted July 10, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Here are 12 of the Best Jobs in 2014

For recent college graduates searching for jobs, the following post includes an infographic highlighting 12 of the best positions in 2014.

Are you coming face-to-face with an important career decision? Do you know what career path you want to go down? According to our friends at Job Cluster, there are 12 professions that you must keep an eye on going forward in 2014. After all, these professions have grown by at least 7% from 2010-2013.

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Posted June 19, 2014 by

Finding an Internship is Still Important for Your Career

If you don’t think that finding an internship is important for your career, learn why it is in the following post.

A Forbes article by J. Maureen Henderson argues internships aren’t worth the effort. Henderson explains the work performed during an internship doesn’t provide useful skills, are too expensive, and chances are they won’t even land you a job. Want to know why internships are worth it? Nearly 74 percent of employers prefer candidates with

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Posted June 11, 2014 by

Consider Insurance Sales to Launch a Successful Career

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Peter Leighton, Vice President of Recruiting for Combined Insurance

It’s no secret that college graduates in today’s economy face a tough job market, possibly the toughest in decades.  U.S. Labor Department statistics note that 36 percent of the 3-million recent grads in their twenties are currently unemployed or underemployed, many working part-time jobs that don’t use their degree. Many feel frustrated to be spending these critical career-building years working as retail and customer service clerks, or as waiters, bartenders or manual laborers, after years of hard work to earn those degrees.

It doesn’t have to be that way.  For those who are ambitious, determined and self-motivated and enjoy working with people, there is an alternative path.

You may want to consider sales. (more…)

Posted June 11, 2014 by

College Students, Choose Your Major Carefully to Improve Your Chances of Landing Entry Level Jobs

Depending on the majors they choose, college students may have an easier or more difficult time finding entry level jobs.  In the following post, take a look at the best and worst college majors for summer 2014.

So much goes into choosing a major. Our passions and aptitudes, input from parents and mentors, and career options once you’ve earned that degree such as: Which majors do employers look for most? For my career choice, will it be difficult to find a job? Within my career field, where are

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Posted May 22, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Getting Tired of Current Entry Level Jobs? 6 Signs You Should Move On

While young professionals might have entry level jobs, that doesn’t mean at some point they will not get tired of them, depending on the situation.  Learn six signs that it is time to move on to another position in the following post.

You worked so hard to get this gig. But something just doesn’t feel right. Is it time for a new job? Sometimes the clues are blatant, such as having a subordinate promoted above you or having your office — or your parking spot — taken away. Other indications are harder to assess; they may seem accidental, such

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