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Charitable Mind? How to Start a Successful Non-Profit

Running a nonprofit organization is a wonderful way to make a positive impact on the world around you. Many people feel frustrated by events and situations that are seemingly beyond their control, and it can feel empowering to finally step up and take action in different ways. ...




Six Jobs That Can Take You Overseas

For recent college graduates with a sense of adventure and a desire to see more of the world, a standard office job just doesn't fit the bill. For ambitious young professionals who want to see and do more, these six jobs offer a chance to start a long and successful career without giving up on your dreams. ...




Been Demoted at Work? What You Can Do to Boost Your Career

You may feel as though you work hard in your position on a consistent basis, so it can be stressful and even heartbreaking when you learn that you are being demoted. In many cases, a demotion comes with a decrease in compensation and benefits, and this can create unexpected financial stress for you to contend with. ...




Becoming a Tradesman: 4 Essential Skills to Excel in the Field

Tradesman come in all shapes and sizes and from all walks of life. Hard trades include electrical work, welders, auto mechanics, builders, and more. It doesn't matter which trade one specializes in. Customers are always looking for some key traits to be found in their hired tradesmen, in all areas of hiring. ...




Textbook Trauma? 3 Enjoyable Hands-on Careers To Consider

The academic grind isn't for everyone. Wanting to find a way through life that doesn't require a graduate degree doesn't mean you can't cut it in the real world - it means that you understand that some of the most lucrative job opportunities out there involve trades. ...




Fortune 500: Diversity by the Numbers

It’s well-documented that the C-suites and boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies are overwhelmingly white and male. What’s less clear is the makeup of the 28 million employees who work for them.
 
It's worth pointing out that the case has already been made for diversity improving the bottom line. ...




5 Tips to Enhance Your Resume

Your resume is the most powerful tool you have when it comes to landing the job you're seeking. To keep your resume out of the dreaded pile of rejects and boost your chances of employment, implement these five tips. 
 
1. Tailor Your Resume to Each Job
 
To make the hiring process more efficient and weed out unlikely candidates, companies use a keyword search. ...




Driving for a Living: Best Tips to Stay Safe

Driving down life’s highways can be dangerous for anyone. However, when you drive for a living, you are more prone to have incidents than someone who is a casual driver, if only for the fact that you drive more often. Drivers do a tough, and often onerous job. ...




What It Takes to Feel Comfortable When You're Working Away from Home

Myriad issues face the business traveler. Some of them have to do with dealing with technology logistics. Others relate to accommodations and travel. Still others, revolve around keeping extra stress at bay. If you have an upcoming trip, chances are you’re beginning to feel anxious for all of these reasons and more. ...




Tricks to Get An "In" With Your Dream Job After College

When looking for a job following college graduation, finding your absolute dream job can be a challenge. You might need to compromise on your childhood daydreams or start off in a lower-paying industry at first, especially as you gain traction and experience. ...