With millennials making millions in the tech industry or inventing world-changing devices every Monday morning, failure can be a particularly bitter pill to swallow for young entrepreneurs. But between the challenge of finding a job in today’s economy and the entrepreneurial startup battle cry of our generation, it’s a risk many young people are taking. When you start a business the odds are against you from the get-go — and statistically, most businesses fail. If your ventur
What do you think of when you picture Homer Simpson? Are you imagining a beer guzzling, donut eating lazybones? Well think again! Homer Simpson has actually had an impressive amount of jobs. From becoming a NASA astronaut in series 5, or a professional opera singer in series 19 – he’s a seriously talented man! He’s currently a Nuclear Safety Inspector in sector 7-G in Springfield, where he spends most of his time at the vending machines or taking a snooze at his work station.
Being a boss isn’t an easy job, however if you want to get the most out of your staff, it’s important that they respect you and in order to achieve this you need to be the best boss you can be. When you have your employees on side, it’s not only an advantage to you, but it will benefit the whole business as staff are more driven to work hard and commit to the company, not to mention that it makes the office an all round more positive environment when people get along. So what
Author: Don Goodman
Source: CAREEREALISM Many of the job hunters I work with tell me their accomplishments aren’t really quantifiable. They just aren’t in jobs where they can say, “Saved the company $4 million a year… ” If you have those numbers at your fingertips, by all means use them. If you’re like most of us, you need other ways to quantify your accomplishments on a resume. For example, your company may require a 40-hour week but you regularly work unpaid overtime to hel
Author: Don GoodmanSource: Careerealism.com When you have the employer calling and saying they want to schedule a phone interview with you, that means you look good on paper and they now want to see if you are all that you say you are. The phone screening is a critical stage in the job search process because how well you communicate and perform will pave the way to the big opportunity of a meeting at their office with the decision makers. In most instances, the phone screenin