Job Loss Depression 

It’s only natural to have negative feelings—like depression— after losing your job. Job loss depression, along with anger and resentment, must be attended to first so you can focus on a job search. I’m not…


How to price freelance work

When you choose to freelance and accept wavering salary levels and zero health or retirement benefits, you must determine an hourly rate for your services. How to price freelance work is done by breaking down your…


How to Get freelance Work 

It’s done by selling. That’s the lesson I learned some years ago after setting up a freelance writing business. My first engagement, with a company that produced industrial films, paid close to ten thousand dollars…


Find a Part-Time Job 

So you’ve been dumped by the company you worked for and can’t find another full-time job. Well, don’t just sit there waiting for a recruiter to call! Find a part-time job to tide you over….


Networking For jobs 

Finding a job takes longer than you think due to the sluggish job market. This is the reason you should learn to love networking for jobs and to make networking your top priority. That’s how to job…


How to Find Freelance Work

When you’re considering freelance work as a career, you’ll need a financial cushion to fall back on. A half-year’s worth of expenses will do nicely. Then, instead of worrying about how to make ends meet,…


How to Start a Resume 

You want to sit in front of your computer to write a professional looking resume but can’t seem to get started. So you procrastinate and begin to feel guilty about it. Psychological barriers surrounding various…


Interview Tip: Speak positively 

A job interview tip that’s easy to put into practice is to make one or more positive statements at each interview. A positive statement is, “I want the job.” A negative statement is, “It seems…


How to Make a Cold Call

“Who are you and whadda ya want!” Isn’t that what you feel like shouting whenever a stranger, who calls to sell you something, starts by saying, “Hello Janet how are you today?” What a lame icebreaker!…


How to keep my job

“How to keep my job?” is the question practically all workers are asking themselves these days. It’s no wonder. Just look all the layoffs announced this month alone: Tyson Foods says it’ll cut up to…