How to Manage Your Crazy Life With Your Crazy Job

Work-life balance has always been a concern for job seekers, and it’s still a big concern today. Most professionals sacrifice their free time, weekends, and social life in order to get ahead in their career and survive in a highly competitive world. Surveys indicate that as much as 94% of the working professionals questioned, work for more than 50 hours a week. More than 50% said they worked more than 65 hours a week.

This can be harmful to a person’s ...

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The Right Way to Evaluate Your Job Offer

You get a job offer after searching for several months, sitting through stressful interviews, and dealing with job-search anxiety. It’s only natural for you to be excited about finally getting an offer and feeling a sense of accomplishment. Many people accept the offer blindly, without considering if the offer is right for them or suitable for their skills and qualifications.

You need to evaluate the job offer carefully before you accept and sign the dotted line. Here are some tips that ...

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5 Signs You Need Your Own Business

Are you sitting in your cubicle and wondering why all the sheep are working for this corporation? Are you wondering why you’re in the flock with them?

Another day, another spreadsheet to fill out. Meanwhile, you have no idea how your job even contributes to anything.

You go home and start painting, cooking, or performing whatever your hobby is. You start to think that this is what you’re meant to do. So then you Google how to start a business and all ...

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Top Quizzes to Determine Your Dream Job

I think we’d all be lying if we said we’ve never had doubts about our career path or the company we work for; it’s human nature to be curious and venture into foreign areas. It doesn’t matter if you’re in high school and applying for college, a college student figuring out your major, or a veteran professional who’s been in the same industry for a decade, because we have the same questions: what do I want? Am I happy? This ...

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Bad Boss Stories That’ll Make You Laugh or Cringe

Life pretty much guarantees that you’ll get a bad boss at one point or another. Sometimes I think that there are as many bad bosses as there are ants in the world; however, at least you can recognize the good bosses after experiencing the rotten ones that make you want to look into entrepreneurship.

The Boss What Set Me Up

“I once had a boss who knew that I needed to go to physical therapy sessions due to an accident. He told ...

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Watch for These Red Flags During the Interview

Most job seekers invest a lot of time and effort into the job search. You browse through hundreds of opening advertisements, attend a number of interviews, and spend time contacting companies. Naturally, you want to be a part of a company that supports you, helps you reach your career goals, and provides financial security. If you make the wrong choice, you’ll be stuck with a job that can drain your energy and compromise your enthusiasm for a successful career. You ...

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Managing Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Managing a section of a business or even an entire company is no easy task. When you’re at the helm of the ship, you need to make wise decisions, aid your crew, and keep everyone on board as you navigate the chaotic seas of the competitive business world. Most new businesses stumble through the first few months of their existence, and make a number of mistakes on the way before they learn the ropes. Here’s a list of the most ...

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Your Guide to Job Descriptions and Their Meaning

If you’ve been in the job market for a while, you’ve probably read hundreds of job descriptions and come across a few terms that are common in all of them. People who write job descriptions follow a certain formula in order to eliminate poor candidates and lure the brightest minds on the recruitment platform.

As a job seeker, it’s your responsibility to read the description carefully, understand what it states, and apply based on that information. Here’s a brief guide to ...

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How VR Will Impact the Future of Tech Careers

Virtual reality has been a concept for a long time. Several tech companies have attempted to develop useable and worthwhile VR systems in the past with little to no success; that has changed in the recent years, and VR is now everywhere in the tech industry. Large corporations are investing in VR technology and most innovations in the VR field are focused on gaming, entertainment, and other leisurely things.

1. Conceptualization

VR technology can be very useful in a number of industries, ...

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5 Excuses to Stop Making: A Guide to Pursuing Your Dream

People adapt to their surroundings quicker than any other animal. We easily fall into a routine and are slow to break habits. Even with our ability to adapt, we’re scared of change.

You would think that changing things to pursue a dream is something everyone does, but it’s not. The truth is, we all want to, but we’re scared of the consequences. And instead of rationalizing why we should pursue life-long dreams, we rationalize why staying where we are is best.

What ...

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