Owning a costume rental shop is fun in many ways – and hard work in others! In this job description, a costume rental store owner describe the ups and downs of owning and managing a fancy dress shop. Most customers are surprised that you can get such a huge assortment of costumes in a rental shop – they can come in looking one way and walk out looking like Freddy Mercury, Shrek or Marilyn Monroe! For some customers, …
A roundup of the 10 best tips for dealing with a new boss when you’re under new management, plus bonus advice about getting on your boss' good side.
Don't navigate the world of jobs, coworkers, and bosses alone - use these career tips for adults with autism to make your life easier! Here are job options for adults with autism, links to autism blogs, and new research on autistic disorder.
In this job description of an online web editor, a website editor shares the best and worst parts of her job and offers tips for a career in digital media and editing.
The best charity fundraising idea is to share how your charity affects people. This sample speech is from a fundraising Gala hosted by Big Sisters in Vancouver.
Don't let negative coworkers sap your strength and drain your energy. These tips for coping with toxic, negative coworkers will help you stay strong, healthy, and happy.
You want to find a job overseas, but where do you work? What country, city, region, neighborhood? These tips on where to work overseas are based on my experience living in Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa for three years. On my article about finding a job abroad, a reader asked a few excellent questions about where to work overseas. She asked about jobs in Africa, but these tips apply to people who want to work anywhere in the world. If you …
Whoops! You didn’t expect this page – this is my New Beginnings blog. You were probably looking for one of my Quips and Tips articles, right?
Asking “Should I be a nurse?” is only step one! The second step is figuring out what kind of nurse you should be. Here’s what you need to know about pediatric nursing: job description, career tips, and the best and worse of working as a nurse in the children’s ward of a hospital in London. Alison, aged 37, is a Senior Pediatric Staff Nurse on Starlight Ward, Homerton University Hospital, Hackney, London. She says, “It’s the best job in the …
These tips for going back to college at forty (or 50, or 30) are inspired by the Parable of the Lemon Trees. Finding the balance between faith and action is what this parable is all about when you're figuring out how to go back to college as a mature student.
Business intelligence reporting is about analyzing businesses and revealing how a company is performing. This job description is from a business analyst whose reports reveal industry trends, identify losses, and improve a company’s bottom line – which is why business analysts are in high demand! “There is a tremendous need for people in this field, even in the recession,” says Robert Pezzulo, owner of Power My Technology. “So, a business analyst’s salary can be well over $100,000 a year, …
Control freaks are often bossy, micromanaging perfectionists. Here’s how to deal with a control freak – whether it’s your boss, spouse, parent, or child.
If you receive a notice of termination, should you hire an employment lawyer to read through it? Here’s how my husband handled the layoff package he received from the company he was employed at for 10 years
In this job description, you'll learn about massage therapy and what a registered massage therapist does, including training, salary, and career tips.
Several job leads for felons who are ready for a second chance. One is beekeeping (an odd job for an ex con – but don’t knock it ‘til you’ve tried it!) and another is free job search counseling.