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Posted June 24, 2015 by

5 Awesome Ways to Jump-Start Your Business after MBA

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Group of business people in a meeting seated grouped around a table having a discussion with focus to a smiling man at the head of the table. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you have completed your MBA and want to start your own business, then one important question might pop up in your mind is “How to jump-start my business?” There are some tips that (if stringently followed) enhance the effectiveness of your business operation. When it comes to advice on how to operate your business most effectively, it seems as though everyone you know has an answer, not to mention the thousands of articles circulating the Internet offering numerous tips and information on how best to make your business successful. While some advice might actually work for you, other tips certainly won’t apply, so how do you know which advice to take and which advice to ignore. The answer is to listen to the advice and tips that work for most, regardless of industry or type of business. (more…)

Posted February 16, 2015 by

8 Best Career Options for Skilled Writers

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Woman writer in her home with laptop in creative process. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Not all good writers wind up writing the latest new stories or best-selling novels. The notion that those jobs are the only kind out there for professional writers is wide off the mark. In fact, many professional writers of today are into other gigs that are quite lucrative and well-paying.

So, are you one of those passion-filled newbies looking forward to exploring the many lucrative opportunities for today’s skilled writers? Read on to find out the best writing career options that are not only reputable, but also well-paying. (more…)

Posted January 28, 2015 by

Career Perspectives for College Graduates: Explore the Writing Field!

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Female working at home. She is writing a blog. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It was hard to be a college student, but it’s even more challenging to be a recent graduate, isn’t it? We all had great goals for the careers we would aim for, but the reality is harsh. Most of us are still far from our dream jobs, but have student debts to pay off, so we need to look for temporary solutions.

For me, one of those solutions was blogging and freelance writing. As soon as I started exploring the opportunities in the writing field, I looked at this job from a whole other aspect: it appeared as an exciting, challenging and perspective career with a huge potential for growth.

After long years of studying sessions, taking exams and writing academic papers, this career may not seem worthy of your skills. Trust me: if you have a thing for writing, then you should definitely explore what this market has to offer. In the continuation, I will tell you how you can use your talent to start making safe and steady income after graduation. (more…)

Posted June 30, 2014 by

Are You a Recent Graduate Writing Resumes and Cover Letters for Jobs? Carefully Consider Word Choice

When writing resumes and cover letters for jobs as a recent graduate, think about the words you use.  They could help or hurt your chances of getting one step closer to the job you want.  In the following post, learn some words to enhance your job search documents.

Words have the power to influence, soothe, agitate or amaze. Using them carefully in your jobsearch may not seem that important to you at first thought, but the answer to success may lie in the trivial pursuit to write each word in your resume, your profile or cover letter in an impeccable way to impress and influence the reader.

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Posted April 30, 2014 by

Searching for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 3 Career Myths to Keep in Mind

For those of you searching for recent college graduate jobs, the following post has three career myths to keep in mind.

If you’re reading this post on YouTern, there’s a more than an even chance you’re ambitious. If you weren’t, you’d probably spend your time on YouSlacker.com instead. Since you’re here, you’re eager for useful advice on building your career. First stop: awesome, resume-building internships. Next up: the coolest, resume

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Posted April 21, 2014 by

Is Freelancing One of the Jobs for Recent College Graduates You’re Considering? Create Credibility and Make Money with These 5 Tips

If freelancing is one of the jobs for recent college graduates you are thinking about, the following post has five tips that could help you build credibility and support yourself.

Ah, the wonderful world of freelancing. Unlike a 9-to-5 job, you can work from home, set your own schedule and give yourself a raise whenever you darn well please. But there’s just one problem. First you have to land clients — and a lot of them — to live the freelance dream. Whether you’re just dipping your

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Posted February 24, 2014 by

So You Want to Freelance for an Entry Level Job? What You Should Think About

If you are interested in becoming a freelancer for an entry level job, the following post includes an infographic to give you some thought about making this decision.

Who are freelancers? What motivates them? What advantages do they have over traditional in-office workers? Why are they taking over the planet? This infographic from 24SevenTalent.com let’s us take a look inside the mind of a freelancer, and learn more about them. Take a look, and then answer: How well equipped are you

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Posted January 16, 2014 by

Considering Freelancing in Your Search for Recent Graduate Jobs? 10 Websites to Help You Get Started

Have you considered freelancing as you search for recent graduate jobs? If so, learn about 10 websites that can help you get started in this career in the following post.

Is one of your New Year’s goals to make money as a freelancer? Or maybe you already have a few clients but want to propel your freelance business forward this year? No need to grasp around in the dark. Instead, take advice from freelancers who have gone before you! Here are 10 websites

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Posted December 27, 2013 by

The Hidden Benefits of Part Time Work

In the news, you may hear about people who are underemployed; these individuals are part-time workers.  While some people might prefer having full-time jobs, they shouldn’t sleep on part-time opportunities.  The following infographic shares the hidden benefits of part-time work, as well as other related information. (more…)

Posted December 17, 2013 by

Looking for an Entry Level Job as a Freelancer? Watch Out for 6 Job Posting Scams

If you’re looking for an entry level job as a freelancer, be careful about the opportunities you consider.  The following post has six job posting scams to avoid.

Freelancing is a great way to fine-tune your professional skills and work on your own terms. As a young professional, working for yourself can offer freedom and help you earn a little (or a lot) of extra money so you can finally ditch your Ramen diet for good. It’s easy to

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