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postheadericon How to Avoid Confusion in Study and Work

How to Avoid Confusion in Study and Work

Clear thinking depends on the point of view, on one’s knowledge, desires and ability–and understanding those desires and motivations. Get started planning, developing and using your faith in your future. Start now to have good strategies for success in your personal development–in your studies, work, even play or relaxation. 1 Have an “Ah Ha” moment. Make two columns with a list in each column. In column one write your interests and abilities (What are you good at?) In column two make a list of your difficulties and weaknesses. This can…

postheadericon How to Find Work While Dealing With a Long Term Medical Condition

How to Find Work While Dealing With a Long Term Medical Condition

While dealing with a long-term medical illness is difficult enough, for most there is still the need to provide for oneself and/or one’s family, as well as being able to still enjoy a modicum of lifestyle. Although the type and severity of the illness play a major role in determining how this can be achieved, there are a variety of ways to gain employment despite long-term illness. 1 Know your illness. If you’re still coming to terms with or learning about your malady, consult with a relevant practitioner about what…

postheadericon How to Avoid Career Mistakes in Your 20s

How to Avoid Career Mistakes in Your 20s

Your career is something that will be with your for a large part of your life. During your twenties, you lay the foundations for your career and if possible, it’s a good idea to try avoiding the most typical mistakes people tend to make during this time. While you won’t be able to avert them all, and really learning the hard way is sometimes good for you, this article will help you to at least be alert to the potential for bad career mistakes. 1 Be focused. Focus on what…

postheadericon How to Find More Time In Your Work Day

How to Find More Time In Your Work Day

Three Methods:Identify Large Chunks of Wasted TimeRecover Wasted MinutesStrengthen Your Time Management SkillsCommunity Q&A Surveys conducted throughout the United States have found that the average employee admits to wasting approximately 2 hours out of every 8 hour work day. This does not including lunch and other scheduled breaks. Human Resource managers generally assume just less than one hour of wasted time per employee when determining compensation packages, and many companies have employee work productivity levels based on those same assumptions. If you find that you do not have enough time…

postheadericon How to Find Good Reasons to Quit Your Job

How to Find Good Reasons to Quit Your Job

Four Methods:Thinking about Your Career PathConsidering Your Mental and Physical HealthConsidering Lifestyle ChangesContemplating RetirementCommunity Q&A Do you feel that it’s time to quit your job and move on? You may have a plan in place, like accepting a new position or going back to school, or you may not have a clear picture of what will happen after you quit. Either way, before you send in your resignation, it’s wise to stop and think about why you want to leave. Want to think through your situation and decide if your…

postheadericon How to Find an Investor for Your Inventions

How to Find an Investor for Your Inventions

Three Parts:Determining The Need For Your InventionCreating Intellectual PropertyFinding InvestorsCommunity Q&A Every successful invention solves a problem for the user. If you have an idea for an invention, do some market research as a first step. Get an idea of how many people face the problem your invention will solve. If you decide that there’s a market for your invention, write a formal business plan. As you plan your business, see if your invention can be registered as intellectual property. Most inventors need funding to turn their idea into a…

postheadericon How to Avoid Being Dooced

How to Avoid Being Dooced

“Dooced” is internet slang for being fired from your job because of what you’ve written in a blog or website, usually something about the company or organization you work for, or something that reflects poorly on it.[1] If you want to avoid being “dooced”, here are some steps to follow. 1 Understand the line between personal and professional when blogging. Unless you’re minding a blog as part of your job, keep the job life and personal life neatly separated. While there are ways to talk about your work life, this…

postheadericon How to Find a Good Writer for Your Business Marketing Materials

How to Find a Good Writer for Your Business Marketing Materials

Three Methods:Examining Your NeedsFinding a Good WriterEvaluating Prospective WritersCommunity Q&A Mark Twain once said that the difference between the right word and the almost right word was like the difference between lightning and the lightning bug. So it also is in trying to find a good writer for your business marketing materials. The right writer can produce clean, effective copy that creates a positive image in readers’ minds and stimulates their desire to buy your products or services. The almost-right writer may write well, but not effectively, and too many…

postheadericon How to Find a Job Using Social Media

How to Find a Job Using Social Media

Two Methods:Simple versionNetwork specificCommunity Q&A Getting a job is difficult. Job-search sites have many job postings but actually landing a job through these services seems almost impossible. An alternative to the traditional job search is to use social media to build your personal network and help you land a job. Method 1 Simple version 1 Find people for whom you would like to work. 2 Interact with those people on message boards, by replies, through private contact. Make it your goal to be helpful to them and demonstrate your knowledge….

postheadericon How to Find a Job if You Have a Disability

How to Find a Job if You Have a Disability

Three Parts:Assessing Your Abilities and SkillsLooking for PositionsFilling Out the Application FormCommunity Q&A Having a disability in the workplace often simply means being “differently abled.” According to the U.S. government, an individual with a disability is a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits their major life activities, has a record of their impairment, and is regarded or recognized by the government as having this impairment.[1] In many countries, individuals with disabilities are protected by law, as employers are prohibited from discriminating against applicants with disabilities…