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If you’ve ever thought about pursuing a career in the video game industry, finding a starting place is often the most difficult part. Many people who love video games begin their search in a general capacity, looking to find some way into the industry without considering where they believe they’d best fit in. It may be surprising, but many traditional degrees like marketing, creative writing, and music composition can serve as a starting point for setting out on your career. Take a look at our list below of five accessible careers...

There’s an endless list of problems faced by mankind now, and one of them is the racial minorities’ job opportunities. You could read more about Christopher Hitchens work on how the employment culture of the world works, or you could refer to Paul Krugman on how the economy is making it hard for racial minorities to get their due in the employment market. Or you could even simply remember your past, and see those friends you have that didn’t get the kind of opportunities that many non-minority cultures have received. There’s a...

If you’ve never understood why “wanting to have your cake and eat it too” is a bad thing, you’re not alone. Thankfully, when it comes to higher education, there is a way to enjoy the freedom of flexible hours and work towards your degree. Yes, online education allows you to put that decadent slice of red velvet confection on your plate and devour it. Unfortunately, not everyone is suited to pursuing their degree online–nor is every online degree created equal. Here are a few questions to ask yourself before...

Why are you there sweating from all the job-seeking tasks offline when you can have Skype to help you land a job? Here’s a guide on how to do Skype interviews right. Skype is arguably the most functional communication tool that reaches people miles away from where you are. This makes Skype one of the greatest inventions of mankind. It’s an easy tool to use, and everyone can install it in one’s own personal computer, even the nine-year olds. So many people use Skype, too, and people in all walks of life. Senior citizens? They use...

A job and a hobby are often thought of as two completely different entities. A job is something you do to bring bread to the table; more than often, the work you do is motivated purely by a pay check, and there are probably a thousand other things you rather be doing other than working. A hobby, on the other hand, is an activity you genuinely take an interest in and likely something you would even pay to do. What if you can combine the best of both worlds and make a living doing what you would otherwise be more than happy to do for free?...

You can win a man’s heart through his stomach, but you can never get a man appreciate what you cooked when he’s no longer employed. The future is erratic and is also the place where you cannot escape unemployment, its tortures, its mangles that crush your body to a hopeless outlook in life. There’s nothing as soul-crushing as being in a job that guarantees no future. There’s a huge global problem on poverty, lack of people’s education and the divide between poor and rich, but there’s just as much demand and frantic attention...

When you remove the stuff out of your life that’s giving your career the vitriol it doesn’t need, you get into a journey of how life will go through the way you intended, the way you wanted. There is so much you can do about your life right now that it’s hard to imagine that you can’t get it a bit fixed at the same rate you mix a cocktail for your afternoon delight snack. Ok, have you heard of those writers in SNL who do nothing for money basically, but still get life out of their financially striving work? Then you should be able...

With the fiscal year coming to an end, there is a lot of commotion in the recruitment and hiring industry. Employees are all eyes and ears for new job opportunities, and company’s are also making efforts to get the best talent, those can enhance their competitive edge. If you are thinking of making a switch this season, this post is a must read. In the fiercely competed corporate world, where an ordinary job seeker can easily go unnoticed, a call for an interview is a small victory in its own right. At least you now know that the companies...

Interviews are the part of the job-hunting process that most of us fear, nerves can be a huge factor and it can be terrifying to be placed before people you’ve never met before and quizzed about your previous experience and job history. However, by taking the time to prepare yourself for an interview scenario you can boost your confidence while at the same time helping to increase your chances of impressing your next potential employer. Dress for the part Appearance is one of the most important aspects, dressing smart to an interview...

Never mind avoiding them for your first interview, avoid these mistakes for all of them. They are such obvious mistakes that employers catch every time. So be wary of them and do not make these mistakes under any circumstances. Stop staring into the camera you weirdo Yes, you are talking to a chunk of plastic with a lens, but that is not the way you are supposed to behave. Position the camera so it is just above the screen and talk to the people on the screen as if they were in the same room as you. Look away from time to time naturally,...