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You did everything right: acquired all the necessary qualifications, found your way into the door of a respected company, and now you are sitting comfortably in a mid-level position within the firm. However, over time you may become stuck and may be unsure of how to advance further in your career, and this is a common problem that many people face. It is easy to become complacent, and only feel the need to do the bare minimum to get through the workday, but if you want the opportunity to be put up for promotion, then you will need to...

A career in law is not for the faint-hearted. It is for the disciplined, those who can communicate well, and individuals that have a thick skin. Depending on what type of legal career you pursue, you are going to be dealing with horrific cases and horrific people! Is this the right type of career for you? Let’s find out… What skills are required for a career in law? There are a number of key skills you are going to need to have if you are to make it in the legal industry. Law firms are looking for individuals that have attained the...

Over the past few years, vlogging has grown in popularity,and there are millions of people who are pursuing theart of making videos. What started as a hobby for people has turned into a career option today. A vlog is a video blog that consists of videos rather than written blogs. Vloggers regularly post content in the form of videos on their YouTube channel.If you are serious about vlogging as a career or have already started vlogging, here are five things that will help you get on track. Camera and Microphone A camera and microphone...

Posted on Mar 15 2018 - 7:01am by Editorial Staff
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Custodians, or Janitors, clean and maintain the general hygiene of buildings, hospitals, schools, apartment and office blocks. It is an important but difficult job, sometimes referred to as a dirty job, but it can be extremely enjoyable if you have the right attitude and passion for the job. Janitors clean and take care (hence the name caretaker) of the facilities they are charged with and occasionally help with maintenance work. Janitorial jobs are oneof the most common jobs and are mostly easy to find. It may be your first job or something...

There are many career paths out there. They are all different to one another, even in small unique ways. Some are relatively comfortable, while some are not. Some come into contact with many different people on a daily basis, while some work in apparent solitude or remotely from day to day. Some jobs are relatively safe, and some are dangerous. It’s this last category that we are concerned with today. Many people contribute to difficult and dangerous jobs to contribute their thing to society. From police officers to oil workers to those...

So, you’ve finally landed that big break, and you’re about to begin what could be the defining role of your career, the job that turns everything around for you and gives you a chance to make a name for yourself. What next? While the internet is full of advice for starting your new job – from how to make a stellar first impression to what that work outfit really says about you-you probably already know the basics about what to do right. Show up on time, act courteously, never beat the boss in a game of table hockey and certainly...

Many of us look at serial entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson and the ilk and aspire to be like them one day. Some may call it wishful thinking while others call it day dreaming. Yet, I would say go ahead, dream. Because that’s how great achievements are accomplished. They all begin with a vision, with a dream. The entrepreneurial journey is a mixed bag. You need to be extremely well planned for activities such as picking up trade names, working with company formation agents, setting up your manufacturing/ service...

The dream of being able to work for yourself is almost too much. The freedom you’ll have to work from home in your pyjamas, not having to worry about going into an office full of people you’re not too keen on is just the best thought in the world. But actually making the jump from employed to self employed is a really scary prospect. When you don’t have someone setting you targets or telling you what to do, and complete control over your own work, it can soon become a bit intimidating. You might find you’ll miss that office you...

Should you quite your job? 5 signs you should leave Breathe. Now, read the headline again without that look of pure horror. Yes, we are fully aware of the recruitment-shrivelled, destitute prune of an economy we currently reside beneath, but no, we didn’t just suggest something life shattering. Well – Should you leave your job? Find yourself scouring job sites like a child in a toy shop? Not looking for a new job of course, just out of interest… (Stop kidding yourself) Do you feel like throwing a stapler at your boss’s...

Graduation can be a difficult time for most students. The elation of completing the degree wears off pretty quickly, and in the absence of a new goal, people can often feel deflated. It’s not always apparent what you should do to get ahead as a graduate. The sure fact is that there are many people like you in your position, all desiring the best and most attractive position and salaries to boot. In order to gain a position of influence or simply take advantage of the best opportunity afforded to you, it pays to learn how to stand out...