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Posted August 28, 2015 by

Why Working from Home is Good for Employees and Employers

Adaptability and flexibility are two primary requirements for the majority of roles today. The ability to change job location and hours of work can be a condition of employment in most contracts. In recent years, many corporations have started to implement telecommuting strategies, whereby employees work from home or in remote locations. Incredibly, 36% of workers would choose the option of working from home ahead of a pay rise, while 46% of companies that have introduced telework state that it has reduced attrition. (more…)

Posted March 13, 2015 by

Turning Volunteer Experience into Work Experience

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Portrait of kitchen staff in homeless shelter. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Many young people finish college successfully only to find that their resume doesn’t have everything they need to land a job in their field. Although the job market is increasingly competitive, new graduates are advised to remember that their volunteer experience is a great thing to include when building their resume. Although traditional paid jobs are the most straightforward way to demonstrate experience to potential employers, people who volunteer on a regular basis should remember that unpaid work is a valid and helpful thing to exhibit as part of their experience history. (more…)

Posted September 17, 2014 by

What Does the Future Hold for Nursing?

No question that nurses are some of the most important people in the workforce.  So, what does the future of nursing look like?  For those who are interested in this profession, learn more from an infographic in the following post. (more…)

Posted August 25, 2014 by

Travel Agent Can Prove To Be The Best Career Option

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Woman in travel agent office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The main aim of travel agents is to assess some of the best business and individual people’s needs, which can help them to make finest possible travel arrangements. An agent needs to specialize towards the kind of travel as divided under business and leisure category. Moreover, travel can also be categorized under the destination. Travel agents or planners are going to promote the travel packages, as part of the resorts, cruise lines and also some other specialty groups. Understanding more about the travel groups and the mindset of the travelers is a must, if you want to reach the best position in this career option. (more…)

Posted April 07, 2014 by

Travel Agent Is Now Becoming A Lucrative Career Option For Adventure Lovers

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People in travel agent office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It is now time to change your job for an interesting option. If you love adventure and have a thorough knowledge about the place you are living, then being a travel agent can be the best career option for you. Apart from travelling, you have to focus more towards the organizing and planning section of your trip, as travel agents are liable to book for leisure travel as well as business traveling options, for their customers. Moreover, they are also behind selling reliable holiday packages and can also provide travel advice. However, you do not need any particular qualification to land up in this kind of job profile. On the other hand, it might be a useful opportunity to focus more towards the GCSEs, for getting a job with a reliable and well-known traveling agency. A professional travel agent must have proper telephone manners and good customer servicing skills. (more…)

Posted October 24, 2013 by

Career as a Hotel Manager

Rashmi Karan

Rashmi Karan

The article discusses about the career profile of a hotel manager or supervisor in detail. Read on to explore!

The hotel manager or supervisor at a hotel has a busy and emotionally demanding job that requires a continuous state of alert and has to be prepared for the worst. The hotel manager is responsible to ensure that the hotel runs efficiently and effectively in the absence of the higher ranked managers such as the General Manager.

The job duties of a hotel manager or a hotel supervisor largely vary on the size of the hotel and the total number of employees or sections. Among the main tasks of the hotel manager is the smooth functioning of the operations at the front desk, looking after the check in and out of the guests, and assigning them the appropriate rooms according to their choices. The hotel manager also has its role in resolving any issues or problems, make reservations, and monitor the cash flow of the front desk. (more…)

Posted August 23, 2013 by

Internship Finder, Are You Considering Working in TV? 4 Factors to Keep in Mind

If you are an internship finder who is interested in television, the following post has four factors to consider before accepting an offer.

Featured: Not Featured Do you dream of working on a TV show? Do you fantasize about being part of Hannah Horvath’s “New York” or Juliette Barnes’ “Nashville?” Are you the kind of person who already has your picks for the 2013 Emmys — and not just the actors, but also the

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Posted June 07, 2013 by

Are Virtual Internships Good Jobs for College Students? 3 Factors to Consider

While many students with internships may be used to working in an office, today these opportunities exist online.  The following post includes three factors for considering virtual internships as jobs for college students.

Featured: Not Featured Virtual internships became really popular about three years ago, and have since become a hotly-debated topic. I recently saw a few tweets come across my desk stating that in-office internships were better than virtual internships. But as someone who has been running a virtual internship program for over three years (every

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Posted May 21, 2013 by

10 Ways to Respond If Your Mom Boss Cuts Your Hours

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Part of a clock with space showing. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

During these difficult economic times, a cut in pay or hours can be devastating. If you’ve dedicated years of your life to a post with your employing family only to discover that your hours are going to be cut, it’s normal and natural to be concerned, especially if you’re already living from paycheck to paycheck. When you’re confronted with such a precarious and difficult situation, here are 10 of the ways you might want to respond. (more…)