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Beware! Social media can get you fired!

5 stories on how social media could ruin your life.

Social media is becoming our society’s favorite pastime. It lets us connect with family members and old high school friends. Plus, we can be the nosey society we are without feeling guilty or ashamed about it (as long as you don’t accidentally like your ex’s picture from 6 months ago).

It has plenty of positive qualities to offer. However, it can also be the reason you lose your job.

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Silicon Valley is Taking LSD to Enhance Job Performance

Everyone knows that Silicon Valley is a highly competitive job space. People are continually pushed to perform better and deliver more results in order to gain success and get ahead in their careers. People experience burnout and other psychological problems quite often, which is why it’s not surprising to know that some professionals take steps that are detrimental to their health and well-being in order to increase their performance. One such step is the consumption of LSD to enhance job ...

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How to get a Response from Your Email

Email marketing is still considered one of the best strategies today. Despite all the advancements in digital marketing techniques and strategies, some old-school techniques still provide great results. Email marketing is one of those strategies. It’s one of the oldest techniques used on the modern digital platform. This strategy takes your message directly to the user’s inbox and increases the likelihood of them seeing the message.

However, in a world where people are constantly bombarded with content, you need to make ...

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How Crazy is it to Quit Without a Plan?

It’s smart to hold on to your current job until you find something better, but things don’t always go as planned and certain circumstances call for a spontaneous “I quit” one-liner.

I generally recommend people to stay with a job they hate until there’s a backup plan, but here are a few instances where it may be the best option. Are you totally crazy if you call it quits without a plan? Maybe not.

You’re Crazy if You Haven’t Figured Out Whether ...

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3 Ways to Save Your Social Life by Listening

We all like to talk about ourselves, but we rarely actually listen to others. Most of us probably believe we’re expert communicators, but you can’t be an expert communicator if you’re a poor listener or simply don’t care about the opinions of others.

I usually keep to myself, but I start rambling once I’m in a social setting. I don’t know whether it’s nervousness or excitement (probably both), but I just start talking without realizing that I took over the conversation ...

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Is Working Abroad Really Right for You? Read Our Guide and Find Out

There was a time when I wanted to move away from my quaint Texas home. In fact, I wanted to go to college in Alaska or Canada. I wasn’t trying to get away from my family- I just wanted to see something different. After all, living in the same state for most of your life can get dull.

The funny thing is, I never made that move and I attended a university in Texas. I filled out my out-of-state college applications ...

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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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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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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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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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