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Posted October 16, 2013 by

Part-time Employment—an Insight

Sampurna Majumder

Sampurna Majumder

In the present times, Part-time jobs have become very popular and a sustainable source of income for millions across the world. The following post explores the domain of part-time employment.

Part-Time Jobs—an Overview

A form of employment that usually carries less work hours per week as compared to full-time jobs is referred to as a part-time job. Employers who put in less than 30-35 hours per week are considered part-time employees. However, at times it depends on the employer to a certain extent. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), in the last 20 years the number of part-time workers has increased to one-fourth to at least half in most of the developed countries. Even in the developing economies, the concepts of part-time jobs have become extremely popular. As per Convention number 175 of the ILO, it is a must that part-time workers are treated as favourably as full-time workers. (more…)

Posted May 02, 2013 by

Is Self-employment the Entry Level Job for You?

If you have been searching for an entry level job but can’t seem to find an employer you would like to work for, maybe self-employment is an option.  Learn more in the following post.

99.9 percent of all businesses in the United States are small businesses, with three‐fourths representing the self‐employed. (nase.org) Recent figures have shown that the amount of those choosing to enter into self-employment has risen dramatically since the recession started, with 367,000 more people self-employed in 2012 than there was in 2008. As 60% of this figure began working for themselves between 2011 and 2012, it would perhaps suggest that people had

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Self-employment: why it’s on the rise and how it could work for you

Posted May 01, 2013 by

Small Business Owners Find Happiness

With all of the responsibilities small business owners have (which may include hiring for entry level jobs), they are still finding happiness in their work.  Why?  The following infographic has some reasons, and more information, including tips on becoming a happier business owner. (more…)