A story is told of Levi Strauss selling jeans to gold miners during the California gold rush, and Samuel Brannan selling wheelbarrows and mining tools during the boom. Those two made more money than the miners. The story has come to be known as ‘selling pickaxes during a gold rush.' The underlying technique is one [...]
There are a myriad of resources and methodologies in existence to empower great leaders. One of the most important attributes of a successful leader is their ability and commitment to grooming and developing others. It is a tremendous responsibility that can also be truly gratifying. Whether you are the leader, or you are vying for [...]
Have you ever considered quitting your job and going freelance? In the age of the Internet, there are more ways than ever to make money from the comfort of your sofa. Changing jobs or career direction can be challenging, which is why you should look at the positive and negative aspects in equal measure before [...]
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When it comes to your job search, there’s no arguing that the Internet is an incredibly valuable tool. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, online search has become the most used tool for job seekers. But even though the posts are there — are the jobs themselves? The research team at Reviews.com aimed [...]
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By Laura Deck Career paths stopped being linear decades ago. Working for the same company for thirty plus years hasn’t been the norm for a long time, and, thankfully, job-hopping is no longer considered a career-limiting move. The new reality of work is more often characterized by frequent pivots rather than a sustained sprint. According [...]
This blog was contributed by Reanne Brian. Over the last decade, a massive trend has seen more and more people taking their work into their own hands as a freelancer. It's becoming much easier to monetize your skills on a private basis. This sort of work can be extremely rewarding, and it’s a great way to [...]
Our desks are the mission control of our workdays, and, if you’re anything like me, when my desk is orderly, I feel a bit more grounded than on the days when it looks like a two year old climbed up and gleefully played fifty-two-pick-up on top of it with a stack of files. If one [...]