September 20, 2014

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What It Takes To Land a Job in the Hospitality Industry

What It Takes To Land a Job in the Hospitality Industry

Hospitality is a dynamic industry that offers a large variety of career options. Jobs in this field encompass diverse positions, starting from the job of a concierge to the job of a chef. Its 24-hour way of life allowing flexible working practices, along with the lucrative pay packages and benefits, make this industry a highly sought-after career option.

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Career Advancement Best Practices

Career Advancement Best Practices

Whether you are working full-time, while considering a career change, or are a current student or a recent college graduate planning to jump-start your career, you need to work on your career to achieve your objectives. Here is a list of strategies you can use to accelerate your career.

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5 Ways My Menial Job Is Helping Me Get My Dream Career

5 Ways My Menial Job Is Helping Me Get My Dream Career

My dream job used to be, very specifically, writing books and/or scripts. However, by quitting my 9-5 job and taking on freelance work as a writer, as well as more menial work in a lice clinic, I realized my definition of my dream career was too narrow.

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Organize Your Office for Efficiency and Security

Organize Your Office for Efficiency and Security

Look around your home office and see how many things there are in plain site that might put you at risk if you had a burglar break-in. According to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, there has been a 20 percent increase in the theft of electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops during a home burglary.

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5 Infamous Disasters in the Field Of Civil Engineering 1

5 Infamous Disasters in the Field Of Civil Engineering

Civil engineering has had its share of failures. Some of mankind’s proudest achievements in the field of civil engineering were also responsible for their most sorrowful moments. In our quest for perfection, many of our constructs have failed. These dark chapters in the history of civil engineering serve as a reminder for us to do better. And we can do better.

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After College Comes Reality - 3 Common Financial Pitfalls & How to Avoid Them

After College Comes Reality: 3 Common Financial Pitfalls & How to Avoid Them

You graduated college, and then reality hit: You have student loans to pay back. The landlord wants rent. Work expects you to show up, every day, in fact. Ah, life—it can be quite the adjustment for a recent college grad who’s used to sleeping in on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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6 Months Away From a Dream Career

6 Months Away From a Dream Career?

If you’ve grown tired of your current line of work and want a new start, you don’t need to invest years into a new career track. Rapid-fire training and transitions can help you find and land a great job within as little as half a year. There are plenty of folks looking to start a new career, after all, since the average American works just over 11 jobs by the age of 46.

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Oz Universities - The Great Incubators

Oz Universities: The Great Incubators

A culture dominated by apps, Google, and tablets has truly bumped up the necessity of breeding future technology entrepreneurs. Fortunately, future-forward Australia is fast becoming a sanctuary for startups and the workspaces that coddle them. In fact, Australian institutions are moonlighting as startup incubators.

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What does Your Online Profile Say About You

What does Your Online Profile Say About You?

Whether you’re job hunting, career ladder climbing, or simply trying to stay afloat in your current job, you need to know how your online profiles reflect upon you as an employee. One bad entry or mis-tagged photo can get you in a world of trouble on the job front or, even worse, keep you from getting a job in the first place.

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5 Up-and-Coming Real Estate Jobs

5 Up-and-Coming Real Estate Jobs

Home sales continue to increase, even as the slower winter home-buying season begins, reports Realtor.com. The growing, changing real estate market offers many different careers for introverts and extroverts alike. As the economy continues to grow, it is a great time to get back into the real estate sector with one of these 5 up-and-coming jobs.

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