Choosing a Career? Make IT work for you!

December 19th, 2014 Career Development

During the course of his or her life, the typical person will spend somewhere around 90,000 hours working.  This time could feel much shorter if you choose the right career. When you are choosing the career that is right for you, there are three

Becoming a Killer Salesman

December 19th, 2014 Career Development

According to many U.S. employers there is not enough qualified workers to hire. Manpower Group, a human resource consultancy firm, conducts a talent shortage survey every year. In 2013, its survey found that 39 percent of the U.S. employers surveyed claimed they could not

Teaching in the Non-Traditional Classroom

December 18th, 2014 Education

Whether you’re a first year teacher or have been inspiring students for decades, you know that it’s virtually impossible to cover all the engaging topics of your course during the minimal allotted classroom period.  Add to that challenge the plethora of electronic gizmos and gadgets vying

Skills for a Career in Web Design

December 18th, 2014 Uncategorized

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field for web developers and designers is expected to grow at a staggering rate of 20% between 2012 and 2022, which is much faster than other careers. These creative individuals are responsible for how a website

The Nature Lovers Gift Guide

December 17th, 2014 Life Skills, Uncategorized

While it’s easy to shop for that outdoorsy, nature lover in your life (thanks to all the high-end, rugged clothes and all the quality gizmos, gadgets, and gear from which to choose), it’s not always easy to come up with a really special (and

7 Strategies for Evaluating Online Classes

December 17th, 2014 Education, Learning

The difficulty you and I encounter in selecting online classes is the embarrassment of riches we face. Even just narrowing my selection to one site, such as Allclasses.com, still yields thousands of classes. I feel overwhelmed when trying to narrow my options. I have

The Best Holiday Gifts for the College Students/Grads in Your Life

December 16th, 2014 Life Skills

Even though the college student (or recent grad) in your life would probably (initially) prefer an Xbox, a new electronic device, or some swank new clothes, the absolute ultimate gifts you can give that young adult are the tools most needed to help him/her land

The Frugal Guide to Mastering – Photography

December 16th, 2014 Life Skills, Lifestyle

Each of us has a yen to learn something new. It’s easy to let those dreams or desires get away from us when our lives get busy. However, as many experts agree, there is no time like the present to begin pursuing your passions.

The Best Holiday Gifts for the Foodie in Your Life

December 15th, 2014 Life Skills

These days, with so many cooking competitions, TV programs, websites, and talk shows devoted exclusively to the culinary arts, it’s hard not to fall in love with some aspect of baking, gourmet cooking, or grilling! While shopping for the dedicated foodies in your life,

Career Skills: Becoming a Web Developer

December 15th, 2014 Career Development, Education

Earlier this year the Wall Street Journal reported that as much as 40 per cent of those employed in business and finance industries now work from home. Forbes declared that ‘Telecommuting Is The Future of Work’. The internet has revolutionized the way we interact, engendering a